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Updates on our Council's response to the Coronavirus pandemic

Our Council is receiving requests for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Community Resilience Groups across our region.
During COVID-19 our Streetscene Teams across the region have been concentrating staff resources on vital services, with an emphasis on maintaining cemeteries; burials; emptying litter bins and supporting waste collection teams.
The Scottish Government have issued guidance on dog walking during COVID-19.
SQA have published an update on how teachers will be asked to provide evidence-based judgements to help inform certification this year.
In order to support our suppliers and contractors during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Council has implemented measures to pay all validated supplier invoices as quickly as possible. At the same time, the Council is encouraging suppliers and contractors to invoice or make interim invoice applications to Council more regularly to help cash flow.
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic the Council will only be carrying out Category 1 (Emergency) road repairs until further notice.