COVID-19

Uttlesford CAB - Covid support update.

Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau have released the following update:

We have produced a leaflet giving details of the range of services we offer which may help people during this difficult time.  This includes a new ‘Listening Line’ service, which aims to provide a friendly ear for anyone who is feeling overwhelmed or who may like a regular call to combat loneliness. 

Click on the button below to view the document.

(Posted 22/05/20).

Latest Update from Uttlesford District Council

The latest update (15th May) from Uttlesford District Council on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic is available now. 

Click on the button below to access the page.

(Posted 17/05/20).

COVID-19 Self Isolation Support Group Update

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Closure of outdoor gyms and playgounds.

Please be advised that following the updated government guidance published yesterday, the villages outdoor playgrounds, gymnasium and recreations areas previously closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic remain closed.

We politely request that residents do not use them and to follow this and other government guidance.

If you wish to read the full document of latest information you can download it by clicking this link.

 

(Posted 12/05/20)

Latest Update from Uttlesford District Council

The latest update (28th April) from Uttlesford District Council on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic is available now. 

Click on the button below to access the page.

(Posted 28/04/20).

Essex Welfare Service

In response to the Coronavirus crisis, Essex Welfare Service has been set up to support the most vulnerable in our community.Click on the button for more information.

(Posted 22/04/20).

Essex Welfare Service Information

Bonfires - Important Update

 

Uttlesford District Council Update – Bonfires during the Coronavirus outbreak.

“Please avoid having any bonfires whilst the Coronavirus controls are in place if smoke or smell from them might affect neighbours or aggravate any health conditions.

If you are experiencing issues with smoke from a bonfire, you can report it to the Environmental Health Team. When reporting an issue please provide as much information as possible, such as an address, the time of reported burning, an indication of the items being burnt and the duration and frequency of burning.”

Bonfires can be reported using this link https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/article/5634/Environmental-Health-Enquiries or by clicking the button below.

 

(Posted 15/04/20

Fresh venison supplier for those who are self isolating

We normally keep our Facebook page and web site free from commercial adverts but these are unusual and challenging times so we may make the very rare exception if we feel that it would benefit the community.

Please see below which may be of use to those who are self isolating or cannot easily get into town to get food with the restrictions currently in place.

 

(Posted 02/04/20

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Fresh Produce supplier for those who are self isolating

We normally keep our Facebook page and web site free from commercial adverts but these are unusual and challenging times so we may make the very rare exception if we feel that it would benefit the community.

Please see below which may be of use to those who are self isolating or cannot easily get into town to get fruit and vegetables with the restrictions currently in place.

 

(Posted 02/04/20)

Fresh Produce Price List

Urgent Notice: Be aware of text frauds

Text Frauds associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following has been received – please read and pass on to friends, family and neighbours.
 
OFFICAL UPDATE RE. GOV.UK TEXT MESSAGES

Following the alert sent out this morning, please see the official government response to messages such as the one shown below:“The Government has only sent one text message to the public regarding new rules about staying at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Any others claiming to be from UK Government are false.

Criminals are able to use spoofing technology to send texts and emails impersonating organisations that you know and trust. We would remind anyone who receives an unexpected text or email asking for personal or financial details not click on the links or attachments, and don’t respond to any messages that ask for your personal or financial details.”If you receive any such messages, report them to Action Fraud – www.actionfraud.police.uk/report-phishing

The text shown below is a fraud!!!
 

(Posted 30/03/20)

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Uttlesford Frontline COVID-19 Housebound Factsheet

A very helpful COVID-19 factsheet detailing support available for those unable to leave their homes has been released

The factsheet can be downloaded by clicking the button below.

(Posted 26/03/20).

COVID-19 Self Isolation Support Group

Ashdon Baptist Church together with Ashdon Parish Council are formally launching a local Self Isolation Support Group for residents who need to self isolate due to the COViD-19 pandemic.

Numerous kind residents have approached us about running such a scheme (and
have indeed already volunteered to assist) and we have posted, with this message, an introductory poster. 

Gavin Walter (Ashdon Baptist Church) and Mike Elsey (Ashdon Parish Council) will be administering the scheme and will be in touch with those kind folks who have already stated their willingness to help (your details have already been passed to them).

If anyone wishes to assist please either contact Gavin or Mike or you can also email the Parish Council at councillorjthorn@gmail.com – any messages received will be passed on to Gavin and Mike.

Further updates will be posted when available. (posted 18/03/20).

Essex Coronavirus Action - Facebook Page

Please see below for the link to the Essex Coronavirus Action Facebook Page. 

This page is a space for Essex residents to connect and discuss a variety of issues during the Coronavirus / Covid-19 outbreak. 

Essex Coronavirus Action is a collaboration between Essex County Council, The Essex Public Health Team, and local Facebook groups.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/729607600776599/

(Posted 18/03/20).

Essex County Council COVID-19 updates and information page now live.

Essex County Council have set up a dedicated page for  their updates and information relative to COVID-19.

https://www.essex.gov.uk/news/coronavirus

(Posted 18/03/20).

A Joint Statement from Uttlesford District Council

The statement can be accessed by clicking here

(Posted 17/03/20).

Details of Uttlesford District Council venue closures due to the COVD-19 outbreak

Further information can be accessed by clicking here.

(Posted 17/03/20).

A message from Kemi Badenoch MP

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