Coronavirus (Covid-19) Preparedness in the Village

Alnmouth is a caring community. It is also a community with an age profile heavily weighted towards the upper end. According to the 2011 Census around 40% of the Parish population was over 65; double the national average - and that was 9 years ago!

 

Consequently, the village is taking the threat of the Coronavirus very seriously. 

 

Volunteer Support Groups 

 

A number of support groups exist to assist those who may need help. These are being co-ordinated within Alnmouth, Hipsburn and Lesbury by: 

 

  • Rev'd Ian and Claire MacKarill -  01665 830281 / 07933 161419 / rev@mackarill.co.uk
  • Richard & Helen Bishopp - 07973 194848 / 07786 175749 / helenbishopp@gmail.com

 

Parish Council - At Risk 'Spotters'

The Parish Council, together with Nick Mattlock and Helen Holden, have set up a team of 'spotters' who live around the village and who can identify those at risk in their vicinity and ensure help is at hand. They are working hard to ensure a supply of essentials are available in the village. 

  • Shaun Whyte - 01665 830028 / shaunwhyte851@gmail.com

 

 

Covid-19 Mutual Aid Alnmouth, Hipsburn & Lesbury 

Alice Good and Sally Wilson have established a Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group. This is a national initiative and Lesbury and Hipsburn are also participating. If you want help, please contact Sally or Alice using the numbers below. 

  • Sally Wilson -  ​07531 520127
  • Alice Good    - 07786 175749

 

 

Facebook Group

 

There is also a Facebook Group for the residents of the 3 villages: https://www.facebook.com/groups/206478147238207/

 

 

PLEASE Do not be too embarrassed, stubborn or shy to ask for help.

Whether you need practical help or just a friendly voice at the end of the phone to talk to - it is here for the asking!

 

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