Assistance from Volunteer Groups During Covid-19 Restrictions

*Details shown are correct at time of entry however are subject to change at anytime due to the nature of the services and guidance on the virus.*

From Tuesday 5th January 2021 the UK are in National Lockdown. (05/01/2021)

For full details on Guidance visit the website - www.gov.uk

Town and Parish Councils & Churches:

- Barton Bendish Aid - volunteers offering shopping, prescription collection and telephone befriending - bartonbendishaid@gmail.com - 01366 347563 - 01366 347849 - 01366 347549 - 01366 347983

- Bircham & Bagthorpe - A team of volunteers available to support residents. Rev. Peter Cooke - 01485 517157 (t2andnor@supanet.com) or Philippa Sewell - 01485 572037 (birchamclerk@hotmail.co.uk)

- Brancaster, Brancaster Staithe & Burnham Deepdale Areas - for support with deliveries, dog walking and prescription collection contact the Parish Clerk - Michelle Wroth on 07766 241127 (brancaster.council@outlook.com) or the Volunteer Co-ordinator Briony Bax on 01485 210005 (brionybax@yahoo.com)

- Castle Acre - the Parish Council have a list of volunteers available to provide support, contact the Clerk, Libby Firth - 07825 229345 - libbyofirth@gmail.com

- Denver, Ryston, Crimplesham and Ryston - help with shopping and prescription collection for the isolated and vulnerable - contact the pastoral coordinator - Jean - 01366 385808

- Docking - Community Support - A team of volunteers available to support residents. Rev. Peter Cooke - 01485 517157 (t2andnor@supanet.com) or Philippa Sewell - 01485 572037 (birchamclerk@hotmail.co.uk)

Downham Market Town Council - A section on the website has been created for COVID-19 support in Downham Market

- Emneth - Contact Kate Bennett, Parish Council Clerk, for support on 07825 634672 or emnethparishcouncil@hotmail.co.uk

- Fair Green, Middleton, Blackborough End, Middleton Towers, North Runcton, East Winch, Bilney, Bawsey & Ashwicken areas - Mike & Bee Knights and their team of volunteers are available for Medicine collection, shopping, dog walking, telephone chat and companionship - 01553 840640 (looking for more volunteers at this time 06/11/2020)

- Heacham Parish Church – Revd Veronica Wilson – 01485 570697 – A team of volunteers available to help with shopping and medication for those self-isolating and needing support.

- Ingoldisthorpe, Dersingham, Snettisham - St. Nicholas Outreach Team - PRESCRIPTION collections (agreed with the pharmacy) -  Contact Jane Churchill on 01485 543229 or Pauline (St Nicholas Church Secretary) and her husband Haydn Martin on 01485 544561. 

-   Ingoldisthorpe, Dersingham, Snettisham - St. Nicholas Outreach Team -, for shopping requests and more contact Jennifer on 07411 099973

- Methwold Parish Council - If you are unable to leave your home and have not been able to arrange help for shopping please contact the Clerk on 07340162732 who will contact a volunteer.  

- Nordelph Parish - for support to local residents please contact the Clerk, Kate Bennett, who can redirect to the relevant volunteers - nordelphparish@hotmail.com - 07825634672

- Ryston, Denver, Crimplesham and Ryston - help with shopping and prescription collection for the isolated and vulnerable - contact the pastoral coordinator - Jean - 01366 385808

- Sedgeford - Community Support - A team of volunteers available to support residents. Rev. Peter Cooke - 01485 517157 (t2andnor@supanet.com) or Philippa Sewell - 01485 572037 (birchamclerk@hotmail.co.uk)

- Shouldham Parish Council - offering collection of shopping, urgent supplies, prescription collection, a friendly phone call and more -  01760 632011 shouldhampccovid19@gmail.com

- Snettisham Community Help Hub - Good Neighbourhood Scheme - a group of volunteers able to help with shopping, prescription collection, dog walking ad companionship - 01485 545838 - snettishamhelp@gmail.com

- Stanhoe - for emergency support, contact the vicar or the Parish Council  - parishclerk@stanhoe.org

- Syderstone - for support please contact syderstoneparishcouncil@outlook.com - Numbers have been sent to Parishoners, if numbers are needed an email must be sent to the parish council.

- Terrington St John Parish Council - Offering to support local residents - call the Clerk, Gail Robinson - 01945 881551 

- Thornham Parish Council - For support please contact Sarah Bristow, Parish Clerk,  01553 636499 or 07899994070

- Watlington & Area Covid Support Network - have a directory of volunteers offering support please contact John Murfitt, Church Warden, 01553 811086 or Barbara Church, 01553 810584 or June at the Post Office (office hours) 01553 810263

- Wereham Parish Council - the Parish Council are coordinating a small team of volunteers to help with collections and deliveries of shopping and medicine. Contact Helen Richardson, Parish Clerk, 07795006811

Woottons Helping Hands - shopping, urgent needs, dog walking or just to speak to someone 01553 631939 or 07757236687

Other Volunteer Groups

Brandon Royal British Legion - Brandon Community Support - 01842 667670 - Leave a message for support while isolating

- East Rudham, West Rudham, Pockthorpe, Raynham, Houghton, Helhoughton, Harpley & Bagthorpe (covering these parishes) - offering shopping, prescription collections and someone is available to have a chat. - Coordinator - Jane Watts - 01485 528595

- Fairstead Community Shop - collecting & Delivering prescriptions and shopping - contact Emma on 07585 128511

- Feltwell Local Action Group - Offering shopping, medication collection, dog walking, meals and more - contact Berni - 07758 808455

Gayton Village Help - (not currently running 06/11/2020) A list of numbers has been delivered to residents. Please contact Lisa Harwood Bird on 07747803291 to volunteer or for list details.

- Marham Community Aid - (currently not running 06/11/2020 but may start again if needed) dog walking, prescription collection, urgent supplies, a friendly chat - 01760 622551 - a listening ear - 01760 444112 - marhamcommunityaid@hotmail.com 

- Northwold & Whittington COVID-19 Support - offering shopping, prescription collections and someone is available to have a chat. 01366 728998

- Ringstead - Local support available from their Ringstead COVID-19 Group - contact Melanie Hutchinson on 07771434616 or 01485 525494 OR John on 07950067028 or 01485 525142

- Tilney St Lawrence Neighbours Support Group - Offering services to TSL and neighbouring villages - shopping, collecting prescriptions, dog walking, chats and mmore - Charlotte, 07540 801 132 - Helen, 07531 949 605 - Julia, 07810 447512 - Michelle, 07958 516 447 - Tracey, 07983 465575

- Upwell - Jackie Scotton has volunteers able to assist those in need - jackiescotton51@gmail.com

Facebook Groups with help being offered - updated as offers come in -

COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK - National Group with list of local area Mutual Aid Groups

coronavirus mutual aid WEST NORFOLK

Springwood Kings Lynn - COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK

covid community support group-Reffley

Angels of Kings Lynn

Kings Lynn Food Share

Autistic Food Exchange Kings Lynn and West Norfolk (Covid)

Norfolk Coronavirus Support Group

South lynn corona virus Friendship And Support

West Lynn Village

Grimston Community Info

Gayton Village

North & South Wootton Coronavirus Support Group

St Faith's Church Gaywood LEP

The Community Carers kings lynn

Hunstanton Town Council Coronavirus Support Group

Clenchwarton Neighbourhood Watch

Talking Terrington help and support group

Terrington St Clement Community Page

Marham Community Mutual Aid

Castle Acre Neighbourhood Plan

Swaffham Emergency Action Group

Thetford & Brandon Covid-19 Mutual Aid

Brandon Community Support

Stoke Ferry Volunteers

Northwold & Whittington Village Community Support Network

Fenland Coronavirus Information

Wisbech Coronavirus Support

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