TUC Advice 30 March 2020 – Trade unionists might want to sign up for updates here, too:
UK-wide Covid Mutual Aid website:
This is a ‘hub‘ for those wishing to volunteer to help during the crisis
If you know of a group that has set up in your area and wish to share their contact details please post to any or all of the following: Hexham CLP Web Editor Facebook page Hexham Constituency Labour Party Facebook page email@example.com
Note from our Chair and Sec, 25 March 2020
Dear Members and Supporters,
We hope that you are keeping safe at this worrying time.
Two newly formed groups responding to need are:
- Isolation help Northumberland and
- Hexham Helpers.
They can both be found on Facebook.
- Hexham Town Council is looking for volunteers on: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01434 609575.
- West Northumberland Food Bank is closed but will deliver to people in need. They can be found on Facebook, their web page and on 01434 700068. They ask that we please continue to donate food and money to the Food bank as normal.
Other groups and agencies that can help are:
- The Trade Unions,
- Parish and Town Councils,
- Local Councillors,
- Hexhamtv is running features on local developments,
- Hexham Courant has a directory of local community groups,
- A number of cafes and restaurants are running delivery services,
- Tesco and Iceland are recruiting for additional staff,
- The library service is running a befriending service, contact 01670 620450,
- Prudhoe Town Council have produced this useful information sheet:
We wish you and all your family and friends all the best and send heartfelt thanks to all of you who are working in front line services.
Penny Grennan, Chair Hexham CLP
Phil Bowyer, Secretary Hexham CLP