*LEICESTER LOCKDOWN UPDATE*
Oadby, Wigston & South Wigston have been included in the Leicester lockdown area. This will mean changes for constituents living and working in the borough, including the closure of non-essential retail and schools.
For further details please visit the gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/leicestershire-coronavirus-lockdown-areas-and-changes
This page has been designed to provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice, volunteering opportunities and details of local groups. If there are any updates or groups missing, please email me with details: email@example.com
If you need medical help, please use the 111 online coronavirus service.
Harborough: Please contact VASL to volunteer here - https://www.harborough.gov.uk/hd-community-hub
Oadby & Wigston: Please contact O&W Council here - https://www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk/pages/community_hub_coronavirus_covid_19
NHS: The NHS are also signing up volunteer responders here - https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS
British Red Cross also have a community reserves volunteer programme - sign up here
Contacts and local help
There are a range of local Facebook groups where people are able to find support (links below).
Age UK also have a helpline for the over 70's in need of support: 0116 299 2239. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/leics/
Local groups in specific places:
Great Glen have an active facebook group.
Great Glen Parish council are organising volunteers to help those who are self-isolating. To help ring 0116 259 3004.
If you are self-isolating and need help, please contact Reverend Kim Ford on 0116 2592238.
Newton Harcourt & Wistow
Newton Harcourt & Wistow Facebook Group
Fleckney Village aid - 07934 723302 - or https://fleckney.online/aid/
There is also a Fleckney Village Aid for Covid 19 Facebook Group
Fleckney Community Forum Facebook Group
Mowsley Village Community Facebook Group
Husbands Bosworth general Facebook page has some information.
Husbands Bosworth Village Facebook Group
North Kilworth & South Kilworth
The Kilworth Villages Facebook Group
Kibworth Coronavirus Support Facebook Group.
Kibworth Isolation Relief Team Facebook Group.
Kibworth and surrounding villages Facebook Group.
Smeeton Westerby 'Village People' Facebook Group
A help scheme has been started - you can contact Stell Dalby on 07816 02571 or Diana Cook on 07768 025711 for help
Lubenham Facebook Group
Theddingworth Village Facebook Group
Foxton Village Community Facebook page
Market Harborough Coronavirus Support Facebook page
Church Langton Social Group Facebook Group
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wigston & South Wigston
Wigston Community Forum Facebook Group
Wigston & South Wigston COVID-19 Mutual Aid Facebook Group
Leicester South Salvation Army - providing food parcels for people in need. Please call 0116 2774114
Oadby COVID-19 Mutual Aid Facebook Group
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I will be adding to this list - please do email me if you are organising (or in need of) help locally - email@example.com