Monday 15th June 2020

Key Updates

Schools have been a focus for discussion in the group so SCCR will be hosting a public meeting on Zoom, Monday 22 June 8pm, to create space for ‘What’s next for Stroud schools?’

Masks are also a very hot topic and from today are compulsory wear on public gtransport and in hospitals, so we have compiled the many resources and questions about masks into a new page: 

COVID new UK cases are just below 5000 a day, excluding care homes

Shops and other businesses are starting to open up with more set to return to trading in early July.  Government guidance has been released 

Requests, Offers and Updates posted in our Facebook group

  • “According to the latest COVID Symptom Study app figures based on positive swab tests there are now just below 5,000 daily new cases of COVID across the UK (excluding care homes) [*] (Published 11th June)

Read the full piece at:

Summary of key local, national and international news

We are now providing our main summary of local, national and international statistical data on a weekly basis rather than daily





Please remember we have a (growing) list of resources to support your emotional and mental health during this time on our website. The following numbers may be useful:

  • Samaritans: 116 123
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 0808 2000 247
  • Mind: 0300 123 3393
  • Age UK: 0800 169 6565
  • Childline: 0800 1111.
  • NHS 111

Thanks to everyone who helped create this update through our Facebook group. If you submit posts, we will often decline posting them to the discussion directly and instead hold them till the single daily summary – to try to reduce the number of posts in the feed and make it easier for people to follow the information. Please continue to submit posts to admins for this purpose with the appropriate flag: one of REQUEST / OFFER / UPDATE / QUESTION / COMMENTARY.