Vans For Bands has mentioned it will like to supply its entire fleet to the NHS to assist during the present coronavirus crisis.
The firm, who specialize in van rent for touring musicians, have constructed a fleet of 11 autos. However, due to the coronavirus halting nearly all of dwell music occasions the vans should not getting used.
So as an alternative of letting them simply sit round doing nothing, Vans For Bands would really like to lend them to the NHS to be used by workers.
Sharing a letter Company Director Edward Thompson wrote to the NHS, Vans For Bands are actually asking for assist to notify the right individual or division.
The firm tweeted: “Following Tarrant’s appearance on BBC News on Tuesday offering our sleeper buses to the NHS we are struggling to find the correct person/dept to contact. Please can you help us by sharing so it gets to the right person.”
Following Tarrant’s look on BBC News on Tuesday providing our sleeper buses to the NHS we’re struggling to discover the right individual/dept to contact. Please are you able to assist us by sharing so it will get to the precise individual. #NHSEngland, #NHSuk, #coronavirusoutbreak @coronavirusuk pic.twitter.com/3eFyb5kKwp
— VansForBandsLtd (@VansForBandsLtd) March 19, 2020
As the virus crisis escalates, occasions proceed to be cancelled. Yesterday (March 18), Glastonbury announced that the 2020 festival was cancelled.
Later on, the Eurovision Song Contest followed suit, cancelling the occasion for the primary time in its 63 12 months historical past.
An in depth listing of all of the gigs cancelled/postponed as a result of coronavirus can be found here.
Meanwhile, in his latest press conference relating to the coronavirus crisis, the Prime Minister has said UK citizens should avoid all “non-essential” contact with others as cases of the virus continue to increase worldwide.
Saying that the virus is approaching the “fast growth” stage within the UK, Boris Johnson has now urged individuals to keep away from visiting pubs, golf equipment and theatres and to do business from home wherever potential. Johnson mentioned “now is the time for everyone to stop non-essential contact and to stop all non-essential travel.”