Coronavirus: Latest information and advice 

07 April 2020

Walsall Council reminds businesses to ensure that closure restrictions are properly observed

Environmental Health Officers were a visible presence in borough at the weekend after they assessed and visited 24 business premises following up reports that they may still be open. The visits came after complaints from concerned residents to both the police and council that some businesses, including pubs and restaurants were allowing customers to eat and drink on site despite the current coronavirus restrictions.

06 April 2020

Small Business Grant Scheme Open for Applications

Walsall businesses eligible for the government’s Small Business Grant can now apply by online registration at the council’s web site.It was announced in the last budget that a range of amendments would be made to existing reliefs and that new grants will be available for qualifying businesses.

06 April 2020

Council Rounds Up External Coronavirus Funding Opportunities

Walsall Council’s External Funding Team have brought together a comprehensive list of local authority funding, community funding, individual emergency grants and business support available during the Covid-19 outbreak

05 April 2020
Highway works recommence on Monday 6 April

Highway works recommence on Monday 6 April

Walsall Council is to restart some essential highway maintenance activities from Monday 6 April. The workforce will be operating under stringent site rules and procedures to ensure that works can be completed safely and in accordance with social distancing guidance. Any works that cannot be undertaken in this way will remain suspended and those works that do proceed will be subject to regular review.

03 April 2020

Are you, or is someone you know, looking after someone else's child?

Do you know what ‘private fostering’ is? Would you know how to recognise it? Would you know who to report it to?

When a parent arranges for their child to live with someone else, such as a distant relative or family friend and they remain there for longer than 28 days, this is called a Private Fostering arrangement.


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