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Lockdown #2 -North Waltham Covid19 Core Group

Following the governments announcement about Lockdown #2, this is a reminder that the North Waltham Covid19 Core Group is still operating. If you require any assistance with shopping, collecting medications, etc, we can be contacted on (email is the preferred route for communications): nwcovid19@gmail.com 0734-030-5938 An alternative number to contact is The Hampshire Coronavirus Support Helpline on 0333 370 4000. This helpline operates Monday to Thursday 9 am to 5 pm and Friday 9 am to 4.30 pm. If you would like to join our Support Group of Volunteers please send us an email. Thank you and stay safe everyone North Waltham Covid19 Core Group      See full story...

Basingstoke Food Bank

Have you hit crisis point? Are you struggling for money to buy food? Contact any of our 100+ partnering agency teams who can assess your situation, offer on-going help.      See full story...

Covid-19 Core Group Update - August 2020

As reported in the last magazine, the Covid-19 Support Group was soft closed on the 1st August 2020. However, if anyone finds themselves in a situation and require our help with shopping, collection of medication, etc, then please contact either the mobile highlighted at the end of this article or preferably by email to NWCOVID19@gmail.com which is checked daily.      See full story...

COVID-19 Group - July 2020

This group was set up on the 15th March 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since then we have supported many residents with shopping, delivery of papers, collection of prescriptions, having someone to talk to, etc. Over the past few weeks, the village has settled into a routine of members of the Covid-19 Support Group, friends and neighbours all watching out and helping each other wherever possible.      See full story...

Covid-19 Core Group Update – June 2020

This group was set up on the 15th March 2020 to support our local residents as defined by the Parish Magazine core circulation area and to provide direct support to Old Barn Stores. The purpose of this group is to ensure the vulnerable and residents in self-isolation and shielding can continue to have their basic needs met, whether that is food, prescriptions or animals being cared for. We will also provide a chatting / social service for individuals to stay connected if they live on their own or if anyone needs to have someone to chat to. Contact can be made by the mobile number highlighted at the end of this article, but our preferred method of communication is by email to NWCOVID19@gmail.com      See full story...

Covid-19 Support Group - May 2020

First of all, we would like to thank everyone volunteering in the support group and/or helping out neighbours and friends with shopping, etc. We know that residents are so appreciative of the help they are receiving in these challenging times. We have now settled into a routine of many of us looking after our “regulars” with their shopping, medication collection, etc, with a few new requests being received and sent out as “shout-outs”.      See full story...