Check here for regular news updates on the local response to Covid-19

Useful Links & Documents

If you are a member of a trusted group locally that is delivering services to help people cope with the lockdown and you are happy for people to be referred to your group for help, please ensure Ripon Community House (01765 603631) is aware of your group.

Latest Updates

Local Resources

Ripon Together Facebook Page

You can find the Ripon Together Facebook page HERE

 

Ripon Together Twitter Account

You can find the Ripon Together Twitter Account HERE.

 

Advice From A Local Nurse

Please read this thoughtful piece by a local nurse on supporting individuals and the community in these times.

Stay Active At Home

Sport England chief executive Tim Hollingsworth says it is now “more important than ever” to stay active, while following the government’s guidance on social distancing.
Our friends at North Yorkshire Sport have compiled some of the most useful tips on how you can get active when you’re at home, if you’re well enough.

To access the blog, click HERE

Become A Local Volunteer

If you want to volunteer to help people needing support or errands running during the lockdown, you can volunteer for the local scheme HERE.

Local Shops Offering Home Delivery

Ripon Community House has compiled a list detailing which local businesses and shops are offering home delivery. The list can be downloaded HERE.

The Harrogate Bus Company (36)- Service Updates

The Harrogate Bus Company has updated it’s website to include regular service updates to keep customers informed.

You can find the latest updates HERE.

NYCC Easy Read

An easy read guidance document created by NYCC can be downloaded HERE.

 

Inclusion North Easy Read

Inclusion North have created a regularly update guide in Easy read format to make the information accessible to all. It can be accessed HERE.

 

Ripon City Council Website

You can access the Ripon City Council Website HERE.

Ripon Library Advice

North Yorkshire County Council have updated the page for Ripon Library to outline their strategy for the Covid 19 Outbreak.

The Ripon library website can be accessed HERE.

HBC Business Support Grant

Harrogate Borough Council have setup a page to offer help and advice to Businesses.

You can access the page HERE.

 

HBC Advice

For guidance on the steps Harrogate Borough Council are taking in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, please visit their website HERE.

 

NYCC Advice

For guidance on the steps North Yorkshire County Council are taking in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, please visit their website HERE.

 

Parenting, Anxiety & Covid-19

Kerry Boddy has created THIS really useful guide for helping parents deal with the anxiety surrounding the Covid 19 update.

North Yorkshire Police Advice

For guidance on the steps North Yorkshire Police are taking in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, please visit their website HERE.

 

Ripon City Police Facebook Page

You can find the Ripon City Police Facebook page  HERE.

 

Ripon City Police Twitter Account

You can find the Ripon City Police Twitter Account  HERE.

 

North Yorkshire Police Twitter Account

North Yorkshire Police post regular updates on Twitter.

You can access their Twitter feed HERE.

North Yorkshire Police Facebook Page

North Yorkshire Police post regular updates on Facebook.

You can access their Twitter feed HERE.

National Resources

NHS Anxiety Guidance

The NHS has created A specific guide to help manage anxiety and related conditions during this period of uncertainty. It can be accessed HERE

Anxiety UK- Guidance

Anxiety UK has created A specific guide to help manage anxiety and related conditions during this period of uncertainty. It can be accessed HERE

MIND Mental Health Guidance

If you are struggling with Anxiety or your mental well being at the present time, click HERE for MIND’s Coronavirus & Wellbeing Guide,

National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society have a helpline to offer advice during the current challenging times. It can be accessed HERE.

Mencap Easy Read

An easy read guidance document created by Mencap can be downloaded HERE.

 

Government Furlough Guidance

This guidance sets out the process to claim for your employees’ wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. It explains who is eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
There is important and relevant information under section ‘Who can claim’ and under the sub-heading ‘Public sector organisations’.

You can access the information HERE.

Become an NHS Volunteer

If you want to volunteer to help people needing support or errands running during the lockdown, you can volunteer for the national scheme HERE

NHS Coronavirus Advice

Latest NHS advice on the Coronavirus outbreak & steps you can take to protect yourselves and your community, please refer to the NHS website HERE

NHS Easy Read Documents

Easy Read documents created by the NHS can be viewed HERE.

Vulnerable Adults- Self Isolating Easy Read

Public Health England have created an easy read guide to offer guidance to Vulnerable adults, self isolating at home.

To view the guide, Click HERE.

Vulnerable To Covid-19?

If you consider yourself extremely vulnerable to coronavirus it is very important that you get all the services you need.  Please ensure you register HERE.

Government Guidance

Latest guidance on the steps you can or are required to take to protect yourselves and your community, please refer to the Government’s website HERE

Government Transmission Advice

The UK Government has created Guidlines, outlining the transmission characteristics and principles of infection prevention and control.

The guidance can be accessed HERE.

Stay at Home Government Advice

 For the latest guidance on the steps you can or are required to take to protect yourselves and your community, please refer to the Government’s website HERE

Coronavirus: How To Help Safely

The government has published guidance on how to safely provide care or to help a vulnerable person. This includes information on who can provide help, who you can provide care to and the practical steps you can take to prevent the spread of coronavirus when helping vulnerable people in the community. 

To access the blog, click HERE

School Closure & Keyworker Information

Latest Government advice on school closures & key workers can be found HERE

Protect Yourselves Against Scammers

For guidance on the steps you can take protect yourselves against scammers look out for guidance  HERE

Public Health England Updates & Advice

Latest updates on the Coronavirus outbreak & steps you can or are required to take to protect yourselves and your community, please refer to the Public Health England website HERE

Community groups and COVID-19: Data Protection

The Director for Regulatory Assurance at the ICO explains some of the basics of data protection, and gives new and established community groups, services and charities clarity on how to apply the law in this extraordinary time.

To access the blog, click HERE

Covid 19 Campaign Assets

The Government & Public Health England have created a directory of posters and campaign resources that can be downloaded.

To download the resources, click HERE

World Health Organisation Updates

The World Health Organisation regularly posts updates about the Coronavirus Crisis.

To view the latest updates, click HERE

British Cycling- Covid 19 Advice

British Cycling has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions to answer some of the cycling related questions people submitted following the UK Lockdown. You can access the information HERE.

Past Updates