COVID-19

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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Urgent Notice: Closure of outdoor gyms and playgounds.

Please can all residents be advised that, following government legislation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, outdoor gyms and playgrounds are closed by law.

We will be putting signs of the closures at the outdoor gym area at Church Field and the Recreation Ground on Rectory Lane but please be aware of these closures.

(Posted 27/03/20)

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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).

Latest Update from Uttlesford District Council

The latest update 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 26/03/20).

Uttlesford CAB Update

We are pleased to report that Uttlesford Citizens Advice telephone advice service is fully operational. 

Our fully trained volunteers and members of staff are ready to offer support and advice to your residents to help them with any concerns they may have regarding benefit entitlements, consumer rights, money worries, employment rights and housing issues during this difficult time. To access the service, people should call 01799 618840 and leave a short message with their name, telephone number and postcode and one of our advisers will call back as soon as they are able.
 

The team at Uttlesford Frontline have put together some useful factsheets, which you may like to share with others in your community.  The first gives information about employment and consumer rights as well as help available if people are worried about a reduction in their income.  

The second gives details of local help and support for those that are housebound and self-isolating. Both are regularly updated.

Both can be downloaded by going to www.uttlesfordfrontline.org.uk and searching the library of services for ‘covid’.

(Posted 26/03/20).

Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

The UK Government has just issued updated guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection. 

This can be viewed by clicking the button below. 

Please do not leave your house if you have been diagnosed with the virus or you or anyone else in the house are displaying symptoms. There is a full explanation in the updated information.

(Posted 24/03/20).

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).

Changes to Uttlesford CAB advice services

Uttlesford CAB have advised us that from today their advice services will be by telephone only. This is until further notice.

For the full details please follow this link.

(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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