This news roundup talks about:
- Vaccine Frauds,
- Warm & Toasty Newsletter,
- Train As a Healthcare Support Worker,
- Essex Family Support Service e-Bulletin,
- Fake National Insurance Calls.
This news roundup talks about:
St Mary’s Church is running a fundraiser Zoom Quiz to support the work of their Families Worker, Jo Jeffery. Jo’s work impacts many in the village and includes activities such as:
You don’t have to have a full house to join in, if you are alone there will be a chance to ‘buddy up’ with a partner online.Continue reading “Zoom Quiz Calling”
The chance of enjoying outdoor bowls again is, of course, in the hands of COVID-19 and government plans to restrict the virus. Woods Bowls Club, however, has cautiously put some dates forward in anticipation. The club is small but very friendly lawn bowls club that is open to all ages and abilities. The club consists of a mixture of male and female members with ages ranging from ‘Thirty-somethings’ to sprightly Nonagenarians! You are never too young or too old to play Lawn Bowls.Continue reading “Will you be able to enjoy outdoor bowls this year?”
Criminals posing as Police Officers have secured sums as high as £10,000 from unwary members of the public; read about this below, first. CBC has issued another update to its very useful Community Resource Pack. It has 166 pages covering everything you might need to know about coping during the pandemic.Continue reading “Community Response Pack & Fake Police”
If you want to find out how you might get your vaccine carry on reading. Click here to read about treating COVID-19 at home.
Health and care staff are working hard to open as many centres as possible as supplies become available. Essex & Suffolk NHS now have five hospital vaccination hubs (including Colchester & Ipswich). Also more than 40 GP-led services and, from tomorrow, two new large vaccination centres. These are in Wickford & Ipswich with more opening shortly.
The next meeting of the Parish Council on 27th January 2021 is open to the public and will be conducted via Zoom Videoconferencing. Members of the public & press are welcome to attend but will need to contact the Parish Clerk to secure the access link and passcode. Business to be discussed includes Minutes & Reports, Finances, 14 planning applications, three-year plan and 5 policy reviews. Environment minutes are to follow. Continue reading “Parish Council Agenda 27th January 2021”
A new fast testing centre is opening in Colchester for those who DO NOT have symptoms of Covid-19. Colchester residents with no symptoms are being encouraged to get tested to help reduce the spread of the virus and the pressure it is putting on hospitals and the care system.
There is also a call for volunteers to help with the fight against COVID-19 which you can read below. Continue reading “Testing Centre Opens – How to Book & Help”
A number of COVID-centric updates as well as two lots of Roadworks:
Hot on the heels of version 14 (which didn’t even get as far as this website), the National Lockdown has seen Colchester issue version 15 which includes the following topics: Continue reading “Lockdown 3 – Week 1 Update – COVID-19 & Roadworks”
For Lockdown 2021, the West Bergholt Care Network has relaunched its scheme which aims to help those self-isolating or in need of a range of help from shopping to a chat. It will, once again, take calls from any village resident in need of help during the COVID-19 emergency.
This time around, the organiser, Mervyn Donnelly, is keen to highlight two services:
Colchester will join the rest of Essex in Tier 4 a minute after midnight Xmas Day. After that non-essential services & shops will be closed and we are asked to stay at home apart from exercise, shopping etc…
No household mixing indoors is allowed. You can leave your home to exercise by yourself, with your Continue reading “Here we go again – Stay at home & Advent News”