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Rochford District Community Hub – Weekly activity update, 23 May - 29 May 2020

The Rochford District Community Response Hub initiative has been mobilised in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 emergency by the MegaCentre, churches, local food banks, Rayleigh, Rochford and District Association for Voluntary Service (RRAVS), Rochford District Council and over 200 local volunteers from across the district, who have all signed up to support the local community where they can.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Statement from The Leader of the Council, Cllr Mike Steptoe and Managing Director, Shaun Scrutton - May 28, 2020

Anyone experiencing a new, continuous cough; high temperature; and now also a loss of or change in your normal sense of smell or taste can book a test by visiting

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Essex Summer of Art goes Virtual

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Essex Summer of Art, an event which has supported over 160 art trail and open studio exhibitions in the county during the last decade, will this year be held online for the very first time.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Government launches NHS Test and Trace service

The new NHS Test and Trace service will launch todayacross England, the government announced.

Thursday, May 28, 2020