Winchcombe Town Council

Supporting Your Community


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Face coverings

In England, you must by law wear a face covering in the following settings:

  • Public Transport
  • Shops and Supermarkets as of 24th July 2020

For more information, please click here to visit the Government website.

The Government website is the best location to find the latest guidance and advice on COVID-19 as it becomes available. As the situation is changing rapidly the Council may not be in the best positioned to keep pace with developments.

As part of the "Support for businesses and self-employed people" during the pandemic, the Government has published guidance on "COVID-19 early outbreak management"

Winchcombe Town Council has released an information reference document

This document contains information on

  • Health advice
  • Keeping up to date with information
  • Education
  • Useful links
  • Information for Employers and Business

Free Online Business Support Events

The Growth Hub hosts a range of workshops and courses, run by local experts, to upskill you and your team in breaking down barriers to growth
To view a list of future Gowth Hub workshops and one-to-one events, please sselect a location from the list below:

Business News and Events

The £10 million Kick-starting Tourism Package will give small businesses in tourist destinations grants to help them adapt their businesses following the Coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses can use the funding to pay for specialist professional advice such as human resources, legal or financial expertise, to adopt new technology and online systems or to purchase new equipment. 100% of the money will come from Government with no obligation for businesses to contribute financially. The package within Gloucestershire will be administered through the Growth Hub. To receive more information, please email

Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

This scheme aims to incentivise customers to eat in your restaurant or other eating establishment by giving them a discount which you can then claim back from the Government. The scheme is UK wide and customers will be able to see who is taking part on GOV.UK. The scheme will drum up custom on quieter days of the week and means you can build your business back up.
Registration will close 31 August. Click here to find out more information.

New Industry Standard Launched

Visit Britain have launched a new UK-wide standard and consumer mark to provide a 'ring of confidence' for tourism as the sector reopens.
The 'We're Good to Go' industry standard and supporting mark means that businesses can demonstrate that they are adhering to Government and Public Health guidance and have carried out a Covid-19 risk assessment, ensuring the required processes are in place.
The scheme is free to join and open to all businesses across the tourism sector.
Please click here for more details