This document is our route-map for working on how the County will recover socially and economically in the coming months. The route-map:
The Covid pandemic has had profound impacts on individuals, families, communities and businesses in every part of Northumberland. We shared the frustration of residents and businesses as restrictions had to be ratcheted up in response to the spread of the virus. Currently, we have moved to ‘Step 3’ of Government’s Roadmap. This is a welcome step but, it’s important to remember that constraints on some activities remain in place. Our priority is to work with Government, residents, partners and businesses to ensure we follow the national Roadmap and maintain low Covid-infection rates, deliver an effective vaccination programme and lead economic recovery.
As we move through the remaining steps of the ‘roadmap’, we are clear, as your Council, we will continue to deliver the services you need every day, supporting and protecting the people who need help and, doing all we can to help businesses survive, recover and thrive once again.
Unlike traditional council plans, our route-map will not be static or long-term. The fast-changing nature of Covid and its impacts demands a different approach. Instead, we will produce regular updates of this document and share these with you so you can see the latest picture and how we are adapting our response to changing circumstances.
What won’t change is our commitment to being here for all our communities throughout this challenging period and beyond.
Cllr Glen Sanderson Daljit Lally
Leader of Council Chief Executive
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Our clear focus is to do all we can to transition smoothly through the four steps set out in Government’s Roadmap. Decisions on moving through the four steps will be based on:
Information about our five point plan to economic recovery. These five points are:
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