Alongside traditional contact tracing, the new app is able to notify users if they come into contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus. The app can be downloaded from www.covid19.nhs.uk and allows people to report symptoms, order a coronavirus test, and check in to venues by scanning a QR code.
Victims First is managed by the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley. It is available across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and provides free emotional and practical support to victims and witnesses of any crime or abuse regardless of when it took place, or whether it has been reported to the police.
By becoming a parish councillor you become someone your community will look to for help, guidance and support – a community leader with the power to influence decisions for the benefit of the people you serve. Seeing your community change for the better, as a result of decisions you have helped make, is something that can give you a sense of achievement and pride.
The Newsletter has many interesting articles including information on 'call blocking' technology to stop nuisance and spam telephone calls and warnings about malicious apps that record your personal data. Click here to read the newsletter in full