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We would just like to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone who supported us with the Sunday lunches takeaway and all the support over the weekend. Phone lines will reopen next Thursday. Please stay safe everyone 🤗
Posted: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 18:01 by Robert Duncombe
Some residents in Helmdon may feel alone during this time whether due to self-isolation or because they fall into a higher risk category. Helmdon Parish Council would like to help during this time.
IN NEED OF HELP? More »
We have volunteer help available. You may need assistance such as help with groceries, collecting medicines or other errands such as walking your dog, a chat on the phone or just help with your bins. If you need help, or you know of anyone else who needs help, please contact the Parish Clerk
Our volunteers cannot help with services that should be done by professionals or care services and are not able to go into your home. They also cannot take cash out using a card or provide childcare. Please be wary of people calling at the door who you are not expecting, or people offering to sell you groceries, provide virus testing or asking to enter your house. If you have any concerns about a visitor please contact the Parish Clerk.
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Posted: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 13:30 by Helen du Bois
Sunday roasts starting this week (05 April 2020), delivery between 12.00pm and 3.00pm within Helmdon Village.
Choose from pork, beef, gammon or turkey or a mix of two meats, served with homemade Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, selection of vegetables and homemade gravy.
Vegetarian option available More »
Please call 01295 768155 to place your order. » Less
Posted: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 07:59 by Helen du Bois
Our local MP, Andrea Leadsom, is keeping a Coronavirus page on her website updated with the latest advice from the Government and NHS. https://www.andrealeadsom.com/coronavirus
The topics include (on 02/April/2020): More »
- Individuals and Families
- Schools and Education
- Homeowners and Renters
- Travel Advice
- Ventilator Production
- Support for Businesses
Please click here here to go to Andrea Leadsom's Coronavirus webpage.
Andrea Leadsom also posts updates on the Helmdon Only Facebook page, but you will need to subscribe to see the posts.
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Posted: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:41 by Richard
SNVB have just released a Home Support App To Help Victims of Crime During Social Distancing.
Details have been copied to our Neighbourhood Watch page. Please click here to read.
"Although created for those recovering from trauma, the Voice Home Support Hub contains practical advice for anyone struggling with their mental health during this period of isolation." (SNVB)
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:15 by Richard
Our noticeboards are looking a little sad now there's nothing much going on in the village. If you'd like to paint some more rainbows and leave them in the box outside 2A Station Road, I'll put them up on the 5 noticeboards we have in the village - something to look out for when you're on your daily walk/run. We've started one off already :)
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:35 by Helen du Bois
Our WHAT TO DO? page covers topics such as Exercise, Entertainment, Education and Crafts. The suggestions are from various online sources. Please pop back from time to time as new items are regularly added. More »
Most suggestions include links to external websites or social media. Please remember to exercise caution as Helmdon Parish Council has no control over the content of external sites.
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:45 by Richard
South Northants Food and Education Alliance (SNFAE) have been working with local supermarkets and Brackley Town Council to set up an emergency community larder for South Northants. Once a week, Helmdon Parish Council will receive a number of boxes containing packaged goods, fruit and vegetables to distribute to residents who are experiencing difficulties getting food, perhaps because they cannot leave their homes to shop, are ill or self-isolating or are having financial difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic. More »
The boxes are free of charge and the aim of the service is that these boxes are primarily for those residents who are not currently supported by family/friends/neighbours. We don't yet know details of the contents but have been told that they will contain 10 x essential cupboard items and 5 x fresh fruit and veg – contents may vary from week to week. We are unlikely to be able to request specific items to be included in future boxes.
If you would like to receive one of these boxes or know of someone in the Parish who might benefit from one, please contact the Parish Clerk (email or telephone). You will not be asked to provide any personal details other than your name, telephone number and address for delivery - all enquiries will be treated confidentially.
Obviously not everyone in the village is online and it's difficult to get the news out to every home at the moment - please try to spread the word and let your friends and neighbours know about this scheme.
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Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:00 by Helen du Bois
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