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Coronavirus help in Eastington

This page is  being set up for those seeking help in Eastington, Gloucestershire GL10 during the Coronavirus crisis.

If you are self-isolating and stuck for help please call the Eastington Coronavirus volunteers’ help line:-

07495 302263

If you would like to join the task force of volunteers ready  to help others, please head over to facebook Eastington volunteers group
or call the number above
or fill in our  contact form.   THANK YOU!

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The Old Badger

The Old Badger Pub has teamed up with  Eastington coronavirus volunteers to launch a free community meals programme.

The programme is a voluntary initiative offering free food for the over 70’s and vulnerable in  Eastington and surrounding areas.

Meals are delivered by volunteers  the following afternoon.

We have now delivered over 1,000 meals since launching in April.🥰😍🥳🥳🥳 -What a milestone.
As an example, on the menu for tomorrow we have:
Three bean pasta bake, with homemade tomato and basil bread. 🍞
For dessert, homemade bread and butter pudding 😋😋
Don’t forget to call us on Monday or  Thursday between 11am and 2pm to order for the following day.
Telephone number is – 01453 822 892.

Co-op

Great News!  If you are unable to get to the shops, the The Co-op can now accept you order and payment over the phone, and an Eastington Volunteer will deliver your order to your doorstep!

You can place your order on any day from 9am – 2 pm.
Deliveries will be made Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings after 5 pm.   Call the shop on 824785

Note also that the Co-op is operating a priority hour for the more vulnerable amongst us, and their carers:
Mon -Sat   8 am-9 am

Sunday  10 am – 11 am

(note also that they are now closing at 8pm instead of 10 pm)

 

Apollo Taxis in Stonehouse

To all the elderly & vulnerable people in the Stonehouse area. We are offering free transport to supermarkets so that you can collect or we can collect your essentials during this period of uncertainty. We can also pick up prescriptions from the Pharmacy and bring them to your home address & take you to Doctors or Hospital appointments. We are also offering NHS staff who do not have transport free transport to and from their place of work. Please ring 01453 823344 and we will do our upmost to assist you.   Jack Brown

Farm Shop

The Farm Shop is offering free delivery to the over 70’s of orders over £10  Phone   01453 823655

They say they have plenty of fresh fruit and veg and some dry goods.  The shop is currently limiting the number of people inside, and would prefer that you phone to order a ‘boot drop’ –  see their facebook page

 

Whitminster Inn

Update – several kind services previously offered are suspended for the moment due to lack of supplies – please watch social media for more news

The Whitminster inn were offering take away and delivery service, everyday 12-2 pm and 5 – 8pm.
Call for  07508 656012   or  01452 740234.