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Oswestry business alert – Local restrictions support grants now available

Further funding is now available to help support eligible Oswestry businesses that are required to closed, following the Nov 5 lockdown, it is called Local Restrictions Support Grants, or LRSG.

In order to be eligible for a grant payment under the LRSG scheme, a business must:

  • Be registered as the business rates payer to Shropshire Council, for a property entered on the non-domestic rating list on 4 November 2020
  • Must have been open and providing in-person services to customers from their business premises, then mandated to close as a result of regulations made under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No 4) Regs 2020
  • Have been forced to close due to national lock down restrictions, had their first full day of closure on or after the 5 November 2020
  • Fall under one of the following business categories:
    • Non-essential retail
    • Hospitality
    • Leisure/community venue
    • Sports facilities
    • Personal care

For more information on LRSG, click here.

To apply for the LRSG grant, here is the online application process.

* Our thanks to Shropshire Council for providing detailed information.