Business and organisation grants available
See our webpage with helpful information https://www.iversparishcouncil.gov.uk/covid-19-support-grants-for-businesses-and-organisations/
Covid 19 information
Covid 19 – what we must and must not do
The play areas and open spaces are all open to the public however the outdoor gym equipment is closed
The Stay at Home rules
The Government has set out what we all can and cannot do while England is in its current lockdown period.We should not leave our homes or be outside our homes other than for a few specific reasons:
- To shop for basic necessities for you or a vulnerable person
- To go to work if you cannot work from home
- To provide essential voluntary or charitable services
- To exercise, once a day
- To meet your support bubble or childcare bubble, if you are legally able to form one
- To seek medical assistance including getting a COVID test
- To avoid injury or risk of harm including domestic abuse
- To attend education or childcare, if you’re eligible
There are some other exceptions where you can legally leave your home such as to take a pet to the vet or for children to move between households where parents don’t live together, so please check the full ‘Stay at Home’ advice on the Government’s website.
- Colleges, primary and secondary schools will be open for vulnerable children and children of key workers. All other children will learn remotely until February half term
- If you do leave your home you must stay in your local area unless you need to travel for a legally permitted reason such as work
- Other than for exercise, you should not meet anyone you don’t live with, unless you’re in a support or childcare bubble. One person can meet another individual from a different household to exercise outdoors and you should stay 2 metres apart
- Funerals can still take place with up to 30 guests. Weddings and equivalent ceremonies will only be permitted in exceptional circumstances and with up to six people
These are some of the main points of the current rules; please visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus for the full details of what we can and cannot do.
Help and assistance during 2021 Lockdown
The Ivers Parish Council is continuing its work to help community members who have no support available to them during this pandemic.
We are providing this note to help people understand what services are available. The focus of the Parish Council is to assist people to order and arrange delivery of groceries, or to collect groceries as part of the click and collect arrangements with the supermarkets.
If any member of the community is concerned about an adult, or if you personally need help as you cannot afford to buy food, there is a service called Helping Hands run through Bucks Council that will be able to assist you and will help you to access food. Their number is 01296325000.
If you have been advised to shield and wish to seek help with ordering your groceries or with collecting them from the shop please phone the hotline number 0300 365 4039 and the Parish Councillors will endeavour to help you. Morrisons and Waitrose are able to take phone orders for essentials and we attach a link to the information below.
If you have been advised to shield and you require a prescription the delivery is arranged by the pharmacy.
The Ivers Parish Council
Welcome to the The Ivers Parish Council website.
This site has been developed to give the residents of The Ivers greater access to their Parish Council.
We hope to regularly update these pages to communicate what the Parish Council wishes to achieve throughout the year and what progress is being made on any current projects or issues which have been raised.
Please bear with us whilst we get this new website up and running.
Access to Information
Agendas and minutes of the Parish Council can be accessed by contacting the Parish Council Office. We are aiming to load all agendas and minutes from 2020 -2021 on this new website and if you would like older documents please get in touch with us and we can e mail you the documents or provide you with hard copies.
We will use the News and Events column to keep you informed about local information and other items which we think are important for you to know however please bear with us as we get the website sorted. The column will also carry details about what’s happening in the Ivers and we encourage the organisers of events to let us know, using the contact form, so we can help you with publicity for your activities.
Who are we?
For a detailed list of all current members, please visit the councillors page.
What does The Ivers Parish Council Do?
• The Parish Council regularly meet to consider local issues and make decisions.
• Support and encourage ongoing community engagement and delivery of services
• Maintain and improve community assets
• Support the economic diversity and prosperity of the parish
• Review planning applications and make comment as appropriate