As a result of the UK Government’s advice on the 20th March we would like to provide an update from Squash Wales.
Squash Wales priority continues to be the health and wellbeing of all our many stakeholders in the game and we will aim to provide support, guidance and leadership where needed during these unprecedented times to assist in keeping you all safe and ensuring we can return to normal business operations when practicable.
As of the 18th March the Squash Wales office has closed and all office staff are now working from home.
Operation Manager, email: [email protected], Tel: 07989 128331
Performance Director, email: [email protected], Tel: 07540 329238
Finance Manager, email: [email protected]
Business Administrator, [email protected]
As far as reasonably possible we will continue to conduct the day to day business of the National Governing Body. That said, all our programmes, leagues, training and events have been cancelled until further notice.
In light of the recent announcement from the Government that the UK is now on full lockdown with a number of exceptions:
– To exercise once a day, practising social distancing
– Travel to and from work
– Shopping only for essential items
– Travelling for medical or care needs
Squash Wales are implementing all relevant requests and policies issued by the Government and we strongly recommend you follow the same instructions to protect yourself and others.
We are also enclosing useful links below that will provide additional information on the current situation.
If there any questions or queries, please feel free to contact any of the staff as above, or myself on the contact details below:
Chair, email: [email protected], Tel: 07778 803580
Our best wishes to you all, stay safe and well
UK in lockdown as strict curbs on lift brought in – BBC News 24.03.2020
Live updates on Coronavirus – BBC Wales 24.03.2020
Caravan parks, campsites and tourist hotspots to be closed in Wales – BBC News 23.03.2020
UK pubs and restaurants told to shut in virus fight – BBC News 20.03.2020
Wages cover for businesses hit by virus outlined – BBC News 20.03.2020
Coronavirus: Firms ‘have just hours’ to survive – BBC Wales Politics 20.03.2020
Here’s a list of all the staff listed as ‘essential’ to the coronavirus response – ITV Wales 20.03.2020
Social distancing may be needed for ‘most of year’ – BBC News 20.03.2020
Coronavirus: Welsh Rugby Union cancel all league and cup games – BBC Sport 20.03.2020
How the schools will work during the coronavirus pandemic, 23.03.2020
Guidance on how schools will work during the coronavirus pandemic, including exams and assessments.
£10 million emergency support for rough sleepers in Wales during coronavirus outbreak, 20 March 2020
The Welsh Government is making £10 million available to councils in Wales to help them to take immediate and direct action to protect the homeless and rough sleepers in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Housing Minister Julie James has confirmed.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector, 23 March 2020
Guidance to help with running your charity during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Reduced rail timetable agreed to protect train services and staff, 20 March 2020
Government has worked with rail operators to agree a reduction in rail service levels to help tackle the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus: Joint Statement by ADSS Cymru and WLGA, 20 March 2020
The Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru (Wales) and the Welsh Local Government Association have praised the continued dedication and professionalism of social care workers caring for the most at-risk citizens; and are emphasising the need to ensure virus testing and personal protective equipment (PPE) are issued to frontline care workers.
Covid-19: Leader of the Opposition reacts to Prime Minister’s ‘lockdown’ announcement , 23 March, 2020
In an announcement both brief and informative, Prime Minister Boris Johnson this evening (March 23) announced the effective lockdown of the United Kingdom to slow the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).
Covid-19 Transport cuts take effect. Shadow Minister says: ‘Don’t use public transport unless necessary’, 23 March 2020.
Echoing the words of Paul Davis AM, the Leader of the Opposition and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Shadow Minister for Transport has urged everyone to travel only if necessary.