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Here is the latest COVID-19 round-up of the day from Cardiff Council, covering: an urgent appeal for social care staff and Social Workers, an update of school arrangements over Easter, and a cheer of thanks planned for our refuse collectors.
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The Free School Meal provision will be changing to a voucher scheme from Monday 6, April and will be extended to cover what would have been the two week school Easter holiday period.
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Cardiff Council has issued an urgent appeal for social care and social workers to join the authority and play a vital role in helping communities through the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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In the latest of Cardiff Council's regular COVID-19 updates: cemeteries to temporarily close after large number of weekend visitors, and Cardiff Market changes ensure stalls selling essentials can remain open.
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Four Cardiff cemeteries are to be temporarily closed to the public, unless they are attending a funeral, following a weekend which saw large numbers of people visiting the sites and failing to adhere to government instructions on social distancing.
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In today's COVID-19 update from Cardiff Council: the latest increase in homelessness provision, refining the new weekly waste collections, etc.
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Changes have been introduced at Cardiff Market to ensure that essential traders can continue providing fresh produce to customers across the city during the COVID19 outbreak. Market trading hours have been reduced to 8am to 1.30pm, with entrance and exit
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Cardiff’s allotments can still be used during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, but in line with government advice, new guidance has been introduced to ensure they are used safely.
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Parents and children have started sending personal messages to their waste collection crews by attaching pictures and messages to their green recycling bags and black wheeled bins.
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In order to respond to the current COVID-19 emergency, and prepare for the challenges ahead, Cardiff Council services have rapidly adopted new ways of working to ensure the continued provision of critical services, to protect our most vulnerable citizens
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£20m has been distributed to Cardiff businesses in grant aid by Cardiff Council in the past four days as part of a COVID-19 rescue package.
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Plans are revealed to take on a further hotel to increase provision for homeless individuals during the Coronavirus crisis.
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The Cardiff Council COVID-19 update for today covers, the latest on the help being provided for businesses, an updated Q&A on the new waste collection arrangements, and blue badge payment restrictions.
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Question 1: Why are you changing collections? Answer: We have a large workforce that are working hard to maintain regular collections. Some of our workforce have been re-deployed to other essential duties.
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Cardiff residents have stepped up to the plate and responded overwhelmingly to support people in need across the city.
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Childcare provision for Cardiff's key workers doing essential work through the COVID-19 outbreak is changing to a hub-based system from Monday 30, March.