Engage COVID 19 Update - 25 August
Engage COVID 19 Update - 25 August

Engage COVID 19 Update - 25 August


High Street Heroes Awards

Nominations sought to recognise remarkable efforts by those who work in our town centres and high streets during the Covid-19 lockdown and re-opening.

Nominate Your High Street Hero Today


Scottish Government Advice

Update on the Scotland Lockdown

From 24 August

  • People of all ages will be able to take part in organised outdoor contact sports.
  • Bingo halls, amusement arcades, casinos, funfairs and snooker halls will be allowed to reopen and driving lessons can resume.
  • Live events such as concerts and comedy will be allowed outdoors with physical distancing, enhanced hygiene and restricted audience numbers.

From 31 August

  • Gyms, swimming pools and indoor sports courts can reopen, two weeks earlier than originally planned.

From 14 September

  • Those aged over 12 will not be able to take part in contact sports indoors until at least 14 September.

Next Review – 10 September

A number of other changes are planned from 14 September, depending on the outcome of the next review:-

  • Reopening indoor soft play areas, theatres and indoor live music venues but not nightclubs.
  • Sports stadia should be able to open for limited numbers of spectators, with physical distancing in place.
  • More people will be allowed to attend wedding and civil partnership receptions and funeral wakes, although there will remain a restriction on numbers.
  • There will be a further review before a decision is taken on when non-essential offices and call centres can resume operations.


Allen Lane Foundation - Grants are available to small registered charities, voluntary groups and charitable organisations for work that makes a difference to people's lives as opposed to simply alleviating the symptoms or current problems and should aim to reduce isolation, stigma and discrimination

Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund - The Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund - by young people, for young people - gives young people a voice in their community and lets them decide how to make living as a young person in Renfrewshire better


GCVS Training

Risk Assessing Coronavirus – Thursday, 27 August, 2pm to 4pm
COVID Catch Up, Employability – Friday, 28 August, 10am to 12noon
Your Staff Your Options – Tuesday, 01 September, 2pm to 4pm   

Equality & Diversity – Tuesday, 06 October, 2pm to 4pm

Equality & Diversity – Wednesday, 21 October, 10am to 12noon


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