PRACTICAL HELP AVAILABLE DURING PANDEMIC
Most practical help is being co-ordinated by local parish councils, health centres and local businesses as below.
If you are able and want to volunteer to help then please contact the parish councils. Many thanks to all who are. Please keep safe.
NKDC - 01529 414155 (n-kesteven.gov.uk) can point you to your own local parish council.
Heckington Parish council - 01529 460174
Heckington Millview Medical Centre for delivery of medicines - 01529 460213
Heckington Volunteer Emergency Team co-ordinators helping organise local shopping deliveries etc for those who can't or aren't allowed out - Christine (01529 469560), Julie (07341 341359), Roger (01529 462088), Sue (07769342995)
DELIVERIES OF SUPPLIES FROM LOCAL SHOPS:
Now is the time to help save local businesses by shopping locally
Sylv's Cafe - Meals on Wheels service (01529 469111
Pop in Cafe Deliveries (07704 183856)
Windmill Shop general food supplies & fruit and veg deliveries (01529 461295)
Simpson's Butchers local deliveries (01529 460403)
Heckington Pet Supplies - deliveries (01529 460675)
An offer for 21 meals for just £20 from Age UK if over 65 delivered to your door - call 03455 564144. See below:
FOOD BANKS & COMMUNITY LARDERS
In Helpringham - our Church Warden Fiona Lightfoot is co-ordinating local deliveries in Helpringham in conjunction with the local post office (01529 421827 or 07393 553091)
In Heckington - A new community larder - 'The Heckington Living Community Larder' - has begun at Heckington Village Hall. It is open three afternoons a week from 12noon to 3pm on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. It started on 1st May. To qualify for help you just need something with your address on it to prove you live in Heckington East Heckington, Great Hale or Little Hale. No questions are asked and every thing is in strict confidence. If you have a need even if you are working then please go along and choose what you want. It is a well stocked larder with everything you would need.
If you can spare donations of groceries, or donations of money to buy supplies, please drop them off at 22 Church Street, Heckington. Many thanks.