Despite the government stating ‘You do not need to do anything. Your local authority will write to you if you are eligible for this grant.
Any enquiries on eligibility for, or provision of, the reliefs and grants should be directed to the relevant local authority.’ It seems that
The local authorities are suggesting that you will have to apply for the grant. Both Thanet and Canterbury Council state
‘An application to apply for a grant will be available over the next few days’
Links to the grants are here:
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