Update from Eddington in response to Coronavirus
Posted Thursday 30th April 2020
UPDATE FROM EDDINGTON IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
LIFE AT EDDINGTON
Many of our community facilities have temporarily closed or are operating minimally in accordance with the current UK government and/or University of Cambridge guidelines in response to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Universal bus weekend services now include the Cambridge Biomedical Campus/Addenbrooke’s with NHS staff and University of Cambridge essential workers receiving free travel throughout the pandemic.
MAKE IT BLUE AT EDDINGTON TO THANK NHS
The award-winning Storey’s Field Centre building at Eddington was lit up blue to show support and give thanks to NHS staff and key workers on Thursday 9 April.
The lights formed part of the nation’s “Clap for Our Carers” campaign as the country is under restrictions from the Coronavirus pandemic.
EDDINGTON COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP
Cambridge City Council have established COVID-19 community groups across the city to help the vulnerable throughout the Coronavirus outbreak.
Eddington and other Castle ward residents should contact the Castle Covid Support Association, led by the Benson Residents' Association with support from the Eddington Residents' Association.
The group is looking for volunteers and offers services such as telephone or video calls, food shopping, and dog walking.
Eddington finalist in Urban Land Institute Awards
The awards recognise outstanding urban development projects across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Eddington blog series continues
This month we spoke to the Eddington Residents' Association which supports Eddington's local community.