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Glastonbury Beltane Celebrations Cancelled

Please respect our town and community and do not attempt to travel to Glastonbury over the Beltane weekend – 1st to 4th May 2020.

Sadly, the Glastonbury Beltane (May Day) Celebrations on Friday, 1st May 2020 are cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The Town Council and Police respectfully ask people to observe physical distancing, limit close contact with others, and not to gather – to celebrate Beltane, or for any other reason – at the Market Place, White Spring, etc., on Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd, or Monday 4th May.

Please Note:

As a result of COVID-19, the Government has stated that every person in the UK must comply with the following three new measures, which came into effect on Monday, 23rd March 2020.

1) Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.

2) Closing certain businesses and venues.

3) Stopping all gatherings of more than two people in public.

The relevant authorities, including the police, have been given the powers to enforce them – including through fines and dispersing gatherings.

Coronavirus Covid-19 Information & Advice

This Glastonbury Town Council page hopes to provide the most up to date information & advice from a number of sources. Please check regularly for updates.

Symptoms
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection.

Stay at Home Guidance
People who are in the community with a fever or cough do not usually need testing. Individuals with a high temperature or new, continuous cough should stay at home for 14 days. Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. People do not need to call NHS 111 to go into self-isolation. If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days contact NHS 111 online. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999. For more information click here

Social Distancing
Everyone should stop non-essential contact with others. That means people should work from home where possible and avoid pubs, clubs and theatres. The advice on people avoiding non-essential contact is particularly important for people who are over-70, for people who are pregnant and for people with underlying health conditions. The vulnerable group includes those who are normally advised to have the flu vaccine. For more information click here

GOV.UK
The official Government page with up to date information & guidance. For all the latest official updates click here

Glastonbury Coronavirus Support Network
Facebook Group connecting volunteers with those in need of assistance. If you can volunteer, or if you need assistance, please email glastonburycommunity@gmail.com or contact Kama on 07821 258383 or Tanya on 07912 074879

Glastonbury Coronavirus Support
Are you over the age of 70 or self-isolating for health reasons? Please don’t feel that you are alone. If you have access to the internet please email glastonburycommunity@gmail.com Also, if you feel lonely from being stuck indoors, there are volunteers happy to give you a call to check if you are OK. If you need support with food or medical supplies please call Kama on 07821 258383 or Tanya on 07912 074879