You may have seen messages about COVID-19 'hotspots' in Hunts: please follow this link to a news release HDC have issued - https://huntingdonshire.gov.uk/news/communities-urged-to-social-distance-and-stay-alert/
Dr Liz Robin, Director of Public Health for Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, has also posted a vlog explaining what it means that Huntingdonshire has reported some... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 18:53 by Kim Loader
From today people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to support a new NHS Test and Trace programme which will aim to track every single case of coronavirus in our communities to stop the infection spreading.
From now on, everyone is being asked to follow this three-step plan:
Step 1 - If you have one or more of the symptoms of coronavirus – a fever, a new continuous cough or... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 16:45 by Kim Loader
The day to day adjustments that many are having to make due to a stressful job or juggling working from home, coupled with responsibilities at home, are very stressful for many of us.
Maintaining and enhancing the emotional and mental health of everyone is critical during these turbulent times.
Therefore the Cambridgeshire Workplace Chaplaincy has launched a free helpline for anyone in the workplace... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 11:51 by Kim Loader
National help: Take part in COVID-19 research - University College London is running a study into the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK.
The results are being used to understand the effects of the virus and social distancing measures on mental health and loneliness in the UK and to inform government advice and decisions.
They are looking for adults in UK who are happy to take part... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 12:21 by Kim Loader
Now we're talking - coming together in isolation
Organisations across the county have joined forces to launch a wellbeing campaign and additional mental health support for people during the coronavirus outbreak.
'Now We're Talking', encourages people to get talking to combat loneliness whilst self- isolating, and to seek help if they are struggling with their mental health.
The campaign, led by the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 17:11 by Kim Loader
Call for good quality used sheets, duvets, and pillow cases. Throughout the country groups of volunteers have been sewing scrubs for hospitals, hospices and care homes. In the Hemingfords there is a very active group of sewers who have been very busy making scrubs, scrub bags and other items.They are linked to a network of local groups working out of Huntingdon. To date they have managed to equip Peterborough... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:28 by Kim Loader
The play areas at Daintree Green and Mitchell Close are to remain closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please do not use the play areas while restrictive measures are in place and avoid any play areas that have not yet been taped shut. The surrounding grass areas remain open for use subject to current advice regarding social distancing.
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:24 by Kim Loader
In these challenging times, never has it been more important to support our community. The Hemingford Hub Good Neighbour scheme is run by local people for residents in the Hemingfords, especially the elderly and house-bound. We can collect and deliver essential groceries and medicines.
When things have calmed down, we can help with the little tasks that once were so easy, but now are too difficult.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:14 by Kim Loader
Due to the coronavirus outbreak the following events have been cancelled:
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meeting (Tuesday 17th March)
Spring Tree Planting and Litter Pick (Saturday 21st March)
The Landowners and Business Drop-in Breakfast and Afternoon Tea (Friday 27th March)
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 23:53 by Kim Loader
Coronavirus Briefing for Cambridgeshire County Councillors 02/03/20
Up to date information regarding the coronavirus COVID-19 can be viewed by clicking on the link below. This includes further links to:
National Coronavirus Action Plan, Daily Updates, Information and Advice for the Public and Guidance for Council Services.
Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 17:15 by Kim Loader