This page has been designed to provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice, volunteering opportunities, details of local groups and food delivery options. If there are any updates or groups missing, please email me with details: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need medical help, please use the 111 online coronavirus service.
Harborough: Please contact VASL to volunteer here - https://vasl.org.uk/news/volunteer-your-time-in-your-community-with-vasl/
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: email@example.com
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Food delivery options
Zeph's Cafe are providing food deliveries to homes, for details please ring 0116 2717575
The Wheel inn (pub): 0116 2101966 - all dishes cost £5: There is beef or vegetarian lasagne, cottage pie, beef pie, chicken pie, and sausage and mash (vegetarian option available). All are served with mashed potato and vegetables.
S&J Fruit and Veg Oadby - deliveries, please ring 07543 976860 for details
Wigston Fields News & Deli - delivery to local homes: 07904 929374
Joseph Morris Butchers - meat delivery (closed for walk-in) - 0116 2883353
Great Glen & Wistow
Wistow Mediterranean Deli - delivery to Kibworth, Great Glen, Fleckney, Wigston & Saddington.
Great Glen Post Office - Fruit, Veg, bread, milk and eggs etc - Great Glen & surrounding villages
The Railway arms (pub): 0116 479 1402 - all dishes cost £5: There is beef or vegetarian lasagne, cottage pie, beef pie, chicken pie, and sausage and mash (vegetarian option available). All are served with mashed potato and vegetables.
Black Horse Foxton - fruit & veg boxes - Foxton
Husbands Bosworth & North Kilworth
Taste Outside Catering - Mexican food deliveries - Husbands Bosworth & North Kilworth
(most of this information has been taken from the 'Harbs Collective' facebook page - please do contact businesses directly as this is subject to change)
Farndon Fields Farm Shop - Groceries - https://www.farndonfields.co.uk/ - Market Harborough & surrounding villages
Welton's - Groceries, Meals, Newspapers & Magazines - http://www.weltonsdeli.co.uk/ - Great Bowden
Edible16 - Groceries - https://store.edible16.org.uk/
Randalls - Market Harborough - Sweets, Drinks & Savoury Snacks - 01858 433522
Duncan Murray Wines - Alcohol - http://www.duncanmurraywines.co.uk/
Abbey Cottage - Chinese Takeaway - http://www.abbeycottage.co.uk/
The Cinnamon Lounge - Indian Restaurant LE16 9HD - Indian Takeaway - 01858 289397
Langton Nurseries - Groceries / Veg - https://www.langtongreenhouse.co.uk/ - 5 mile radius
Langton Brewery - Alcohol - https://langtonbrewery.co.uk/
Jams'N'Jars - Preserves
Explore Chocolate - Chocolate
BAKED by emily davis - Desserts & Cakes
Cape Lekker - South African Food to go & frozen meals
Jelley’s Organic Vodka - Alcohol
Casa Nostra Restaurant - Meals to go - https://casanostra.co.uk/
Audrey's bespoke catering - ready made meal deliveries - Market Harborough
Harborough Market Fruit & Veg - mixed fruit & veg box: email@example.com - Market Harb & surrounding villages
Mistry Kitchen - vegan curries - Market Harborough 5 mile radius
FarrinHeight Foods - vegan meals and snacks - Market Harborough & Great Bowden
Newsagents, Household & Postal
Drive-thru and pick-up services
The Royalist - offering food collection and delivery - Market Harborough: 01858 463143