Article on how to access groceries if you’re vulnerable and ‘shielding’ due to coronavirus

In this useful article from the MoneySavingExpert website they cover: – Registering as ‘extremely vulnerable’ on Gov.uk to receive help including: Free deliveries of food parcels. Your local authority will deliver a box with basic supplies such as pasta, cornflakes, tea … Continued

Happy Birthday Captain Tom Moore!

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We held a Zoom meeting today so we could record a message to mark the 100th birthday of the awe-inspiring Captain Tom Moore. He may have raised an astounding £30 million for the NHS but his impact on the nation … Continued

Friends Against Scams

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National Trading Standards are encouraging people to protect their neighbours by joining Friends Against Scams, which provides free online training to empower people to take a stand against scams. To complete the introductory 20-minute online course that gives a good … Continued

Prizes for creative over 70s!

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King Lear Prizes are “The new national literary and creative arts prizes for ordinary people who are stuck at home because of Coronavirus. Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak across the world, many people in the UK are staying at … Continued

Maintaining Independence: Gardening

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Interesting article from Age Co with tips on how to stay independent in the garden, low maintenance planting and weeding and how you can keep yourself safe and well. Gardening is a pastime which many of us cherish. It can … Continued

Spaxton – Coronavirus Support Group

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Spaxton has set up a Coronavirus Support Group, covering all the inhabitants within the Benefice. There are over 60 volunteers, all organised around various elements of the support they are offering. At present these include; collecting and delivering prescriptions, collecting … Continued

Barrow Gurney Support Groups

Oatley Park radiosheri25@yahoo.co.uk 07774 196881 Hospital Road hayley.evans1@googlemail.com   Village Centre joannacritchett@gmail.com nick.tyrrell3@btinternet.com 07774 744667 07443 589227 Naish Lane / Hobbs Lane sandragibson123@gmail.com rachel@ebread.co.uk 07767 222296 07825 397708 Barrow Court matt_r_watson@yahoo.co.uk