Sally Pussey’s Inn applauded for Covid meals generosity

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PUB staff who worked to provide 6,000 meals for NHS workers and vulnerable people in lockdown have been recognised for their efforts.

Sally Pussey’s Inn near Royal Wootton Bassett is continuing to help people in need during the pandemic.

The hostelry, run by The Relish Group for Arkell’s, had to diversify as Covid restrictions were imposed, and began offering takeaway services. It dished up more than 20,000 burgers to customers in the surrounding area.

Cirencester-based Relish launched an appeal as part of the Open Kitchens initiative last year to raise £11,000 so its staff in different venues could provide and

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Maldives will offer Covid jabs to tourists

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Fancy combining a vaccination with your next vacation? Head to the Maldives and you could receive the Covid jab in paradise. Olivia Palamountain reports 

The Maldives is the latest destination to promote “Vaccine Vacations”, with a plan offer Covid jabs to tourists in a bid to entice visitors back to the islands. At the moment it has not been confirmed whether they will be free or paid-for.

Maldivian tourism minister Abdulla Mausoom said: “‘Visit, Vaccinate, Vacation’, will provide tourists with a convenient way to access shots, but the scheme will only go live once the native population has been vaccinated.

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Do I Need A Covid Test To Travel And Other Summer Travel Questions

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Even in the best of times, travel can be confusing. But this summer, it’s extra confusing. People want to know if they need a COVID test to travel, whether they have to be fully vaccinated, and when they need to wear a mask.

“Finding answers to all of the questions about where you can go and what COVID restrictions are being enforced in that destination can be complicated,” says Andrew

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Covid News: Germany Bans Most Travel From Britain Over Variant Fears

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In London this week.
Credit…Tom Jamieson for The New York Times

Germany is banning most travel from Britain starting on Sunday amid concerns about the spread of a coronavirus variant first discovered in India, the German authorities said on Friday.

German citizens and residents will still be allowed to enter the country from Britain but will be required to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival, Germany’s public health institution said as it classified Britain as an area of concern because of the variant.

The move came just days after Britain reopened its museums

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Mexico COVID Travel Restrictions: A State-By-State Guide

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Here’s what each phase generally mandates:

Green: States in the green phase are largely open, with only social distancing and mask requirements in place for public places and at businesses.

Yellow: States designated as yellow have some reduced capacity requirements in place for public spaces that may become crowded: Hotel lobbies, restaurants, beaches, theaters, shops, and tourist attractions must operate at about 70 percent capacity or less (exact limits depend on the state case count), and bars and clubs are closed.

Orange: States categorized as orange have a tighter capacity limits. Hotel lobbies, restaurants, and tourist attractions are limited to

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Travel to Sri Lanka: What it’s like to visit now during the Covid pandemic

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I live in Hong Kong, which has done a good job containing the pandemic. But the tradeoff is that it has been extremely difficult to travel anywhere.

Due to Hong Kong’s tough quarantine mandates, most residents have been limited to our city and can’t even cross the border into mainland China.

Normally I’m a hyperplanner, but nearly two years of not going more than 30 kilometers from my apartment had gone to my head. The idea of a country in Asia being open to tourists was so thrilling to me that I didn’t even do much research, figuring I could

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