After a break for Christmas hot meal deliveries have started up again and are available to be ordered for delivery on a lunchtime during term time every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The archives team are looking for digital, written and printed items such as diaries detailing life under COVID-19 restrictions; photographs of people’s daily lives; poems and stories; and any recordings of thanks for NHS and key workers.
Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one four-hour session per week and some marshalling duties will be required outside. A 30-minute online training session will be arranged and delivered by HEY Smile Foundation before volunteers are allocated their sessions and teams.
HOLDERNESS HEALTH, the combined local GP practices, today announced on their Facebook Page that more than 50% of over 80-year-olds in the area on their priority lists have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Also, by the end of today, the first dose COVID-19 vaccinations will have been completed in all 17 care homes in the patch.
Digital security product company Avast and national charity Neighbourhood Watch teamed up to create the UK Cyberhood Watch, an initiative that will help people in Britain learn more about the cybersecurity risks that exist every time we go online.
Applications for period one will need to be received by Sunday, 20 December. Covers things like the cost of food, energy (such as heating, cooking and lighting), water bills (including sewerage) and other essentials (such as sanitary products), warm clothing, soap, blankets, boiler service/repair, and purchase of equipment including fridges, freezers and ovens.
The tier restrictions will come into effect from the beginning of Wednesday, 2 December (00.01). Until then, the national restrictions will remain in place. The Government has said it will review tier allocations by 16 December.
DON’T BE THE LINK, STOP THE SPREAD, SAVE LIVES! Message from the leader of the ERYC Cllr Richard Burton: “I’m afraid we all need to make some personal sacrifices right now, in various aspects of our daily life, if we are to keep the East Riding as a safe place to live, work, shop, learn, play, invest and visit…”
The dedicated telephone number (01482) 393919 for the coronavirus community response hub will change its opening hours this week due to the falling number of requests for help. The operating hours are now between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council has produced its COVID-19 Outbreak Control Plan which is aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 and quickly controlling any outbreaks which do occur.
INMANS Primary School has put itself at the heart of the community in Hedon by buying a defibrillator.
FROM 15 June you will have to wear a face-covering when you travel on public transport.
This doesn’t have to be a face mask – it can be as simple as a scarf or bandana tied around your head.