The Prime Minister has set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.
From June 15th, shops are able to reopen their doors in England, in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, keeping staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.
If you are a regular reader of my Weekly Updates you will know that for the past three months I have been working closely with Twycross Zoo to help Dr Sharon Redrobe and her team look after the animals in their care through lockdown. At times it has looked very bleak indeed.
Over the course of last weekend and the early part of this week I have received a number of calls and emails about the prospect of a horse fair being held in and around Earl Shilton this coming weekend.
Our top priority has always been to support people, protect jobs and businesses through this crisis. The furlough and self-employment schemes have been a lifeline for millions of people and businesses.