LITTLETON & HARESTOCK PARISH COUNCIL
Parish Office, The Hall Way, Littleton 4th July 2020
If you have coronavirus symptoms: GO HOME and STAY AT HOME if you have:
- HIGH TEMPERATURE. You feel hot to touch on your chest or back.
- NEW, CONTINUOUS COUGH. Coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual).
- TASTE or SMELL CHANGES. A loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)
If you have any of the symptoms above you must stay at home and arrange to have a test.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
Telephone the 111 online coronavirus service for advice.
Littleton & Harestock Parish Council
SUPPORT INFORMATION: 4th July 2020
Answerphone for residents (advice requests). (Checked daily weekdays.)
07709 988 556
If all else fails – leave a message for Parish Council Chairman. (Checked frequently.)
Help for vulnerable people with shopping and prescriptions etc. Littleton residents have already received a flyer. Contact telephone numbers vary. Contact for more details.
Covid Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK.
See COVID-19 WINCHESTER AREA MUTUAL AID for further information online at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1311125889083787/
For the LITTLETON specific MUTUAL AID post, please visit:-
For the HARESTOCK specific MUTUAL AID post, please visit:-
Gov.uk WhatsApp Information Service
To use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.
Helping Hampshire’s most vulnerable residents (hantshelp4vulnerable)
0333 370 4000
The longer term arrangements for people who need to ask for help at home during the current situation are now up and running as a joint effort between Hampshire County Council, district councils and the voluntary sector with your support.
Anyone who needs assistance with problems arising from their self isolation or shielding at home which is not already being dealt with through friends, family or local voluntary response should ring the County Council helpline which is called hantshelp4vulnerable on 0333 370 4000.
This available 9.00 to 5.00 and 7 days a week.
Community First is working with key agencies across Hampshire. This organisation provides critical community services in Winchester ( e.g. dial a ride and shopmobility. Emerging Covid-19 related local support groups in Littleton may wish to liaise with Community First online at email@example.com or go to www.cfirst.org.uk
Do you want to volunteer? Go to: www.volunteerwessex.org.
Littleton & Harestock Parish Council Facilities
Status as at: 4th July 2020
- Childrens Playgrounds.
- Adult Gym Equipment.
- Littleton Parkour (Free Running facility)
- Littleton Netball area
- Recreation Ground Pavilion.
- Mini-Library Main Road Littleton.
- Open Spaces. Please use the open spaces for walking, running and well-being purposes. Follow Government advice about social distancing.
Littleton Recreation Ground.
Littleton Tumulus Ground.
Harestock Road Football Ground.
Littleton Recreation Ground Car Park.
- Dog Walking. Place dog waste ONLY in the dog bins (as available).
USEFUL INFORMATION AND ONLINE LINKS
(includes Local Authority issued information)
Useful Information Websites
Hampshire County Council webpages on coronavirus (including links to press releases): https://www.hants.gov.uk/socialcareandhealth/coronavirus.
Latest information on coronavirus: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus.
NHS information on coronavirus: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/.
How to help safely (New)
The Government published new guidance on how to help safely which is aimed at people who are providing essential support to friends, family and neighbours who are in isolation.
Green spaces (New)
New guidance on access to green spaces has also been published, setting out how people should use outdoor spaces for exercise. The guidance highlights that people can meet in groups of two households or up to 6 people from different households, outdoors.
Education & Childcare
The Government has published guidance on early years and childcare closures.
The Government has published updated Guidance for employers and businesses.
Welfare and Council Tax Support
The Department of Work and Pensions is urging claimants to use online services for help with their benefit claim due to the rise in new claims.
Care homes temporarily stopping visits
Hampshire County Council has taken the decision to temporarily stop all but emergency visits to its care homes to ensure that vulnerable individuals are kept safe from the spread of the virus. Staff will support residents to stay in touch with their families and loved ones via phone calls, video calls, instant messaging or letters
County Council’s Trading Standards team is warning residents to be extra vigilant to the risk of falling victim to scams and rogue traders and has published a list of known coronavirus related scams.