Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Thanet


For more information regarding re-opening High Streets and the information available for traders, please visit the Thanet District Council website: 

New rules on outside gatherings as of 29th March 2021.

You can gather with either 2 households or upto 6 people outdoors, including private gardens.

Parent and child groups can take place in public spaces with upto 15 attendees. (Attendee limit does not include children under 5 years of age)

Minimise travel where possible, no overnight stays.

If you are visiting the beach or country side, please keep you distance from others,wash your hands and take litter home with you. 

  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home
  • Wear a mask if possible 

Anyone can spread the virus.

Visit the NHS & Gov Website For Guidance:


Uk Government


KENT TOGETHER 24 Hour helpline   

Visit or call 03000 41 92 92 

Further businesses and premises to close: Guidance and information

UPDATE -Thanet District Council take tough action against licenced premises in Thanet choosing to defy the rules  

 Symptom Free Testing 

Symptom Free testing sites and information



Covid-19 Grants

The Town Council is able to provide grants for groups and organisations that are supporting the community during the Covid-19 pandemic, please visit our Grant webpage.


Town Council Social Media Updates 
The Town Council are currently managing a social media album, collating all of the offers of help for the community and what services are available during the outbreak. If you wish to search for the album please use the hashtag #befriendbroadstairs


Please follow all of our social media pages and keep upto date with our posts.

Facebook: Broadstairs & St. Peter’s Town Council
Twitter: Broadstairsstp
Instagram: Broadstairs8stpeters 

Community Help & Advice 

Kent Police- Covid-19 Returners Scheme - can you help?
Be A Thanet Volunteer
How to help others safely 

Click here for home delivery services!
Click here for meal delivery services!


Guidance on mental health and well being


 NHS mental health Helplines

 NHS tips for staying at home

Broadstairs info page index

Thanet support

Broadstairs Town Team - helping others

Samaritans help and information

Join the Samaritans emergency appeal

Time to Change help and advice

Employment and Financial Support 

 Universal credit

 Statutory sick pay

Employment and support allowance

Guidance for employees  

Financial support for self-employed  

Get a self isolation note to give to your employer  

 Your rights if your hours are cut or you’re laid off

If you cannot pay your tax bill on time 

Useful Websites

Thanet District Council updates

Thanet Age Uk 


Kent Coast Volunteering

Kent Police

Kent Fire & Rescue

UK Power Networks information

Southeastern Railway information

Southern Water information

Helpful advice