ISSUE NUMBER 42: Support for businesses as Peterborough places into tier three, the rest of Cambridgeshire remains in tier two

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What you can and cannot do in an area in Tier 3

Peterborough will be subject to the toughest coronavirus restrictions from Saturday, December 19th.

Hospitality settings, such as bars, pubs, cafes, restaurants, and social clubs must close except for takeaway, delivery and click and collect services. This includes restaurants and bars within hotels or member’s clubs.

Accommodation such as hotels, B&Bs, campsites, holiday lets and guest houses must close. These premises can only open in specific circumstance, these details can be found on the Government website.

A full list of entertainment and tourist venues that must close is available here.

Everyone who can work from home should do so.

Avoid travelling outside your area, including for overnight stays, other than where necessary, for work, for education and for medical appointments or treatments.

Click here to send your questions about support for businesses in tier 3 to our Growth Hub Business Advisors

Contact the Growth Hub for support for your business

During these unprecedented times the Combined Authority’s Growth Hub is on hand to support businesses across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

If you’re concerned about the impact that COVID-19 might have on your business, we are here to help you navigate the latest government information and provide specialist advice.

You can call the Growth Hub on 01480 277923 or send an email to

Businesses and self employed people can also use the government’s new coronavirus business support finder tool to quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to them.

You can find out what support is available from your respective local authority via the Additional Restrictions Support Grant scheme using the links below…

Use the new coronavirus business support finder tool to quickly and easily determine what support is available to you

Open letter from Dr Liz Robin

Dr Liz Robin, the Director of Public Health for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has written an open letter offering advice about how you can have a Covid-safe Christmas.

Read Dr Robin’s letter in full here

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