Coronavirus Local support and information

Local Support

Datchworth Stores shopping home delivery service Just phone your order through on 01438 813467. Open: 7.30am-8pm Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm Sun.

Help with prescriptions and supermarket shopping for vulnerablepeople. Call Emma Norman on 07891 553131 who will find someone to do it for you.

Garden clearance for vulnerable people. Read more

Protecting your health and your money when receiving help.

Need help video conferencing with family or friends? Call Ron Hulman (magazine editor) 07711 0593349 for free support over the phone.

East Herts Council’s support for the community

Citizens Advice: Still operating by email or by phone.
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Opportunities to provide support to others in our area. Read more


Stay Active with 100s of (mainly FREE & local) online classes from Active East Herts. Read more

Bridge Cottage Surgery has a ‘Social Prescriber’ to help those in need with: benefits, wellbeing, debt paperwork, local activities, accessing local services. Read more

MIND’s Hertfordshire Crisis Helpline 24 hour. Call 01923 256391. Read more

GP Practice: Managing the coronavirus Impact

Disposing of coronavirus waste (tissues etc.) follow this Defra advice

Free telephone support to anyone who would benefit from talking with a local professional counsellor. Read more

Important Information

Village Hall Post Offices: No more Friday opening.
Tuesdays only: AM at Datchworth, PM at Burnham Green (closing earlier than usual – not sure what time)

Brown bin garden waste collection has been suspended.
Food waste should now be placed in black bins. Read more

Beware coronavirus / COVID-19 scams Criminals are exploiting fears to prey on the public, esp. older and vulnerable people isolated from family and friends. Read more

Useful Websites

UK Government Information: website
Local Restrictions Finder: website
Local information: HCC’s realtime service updates
HCC’s stay safe guidance

Things To Do While Self-Isolating

While your Social Distancing / Isolating

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