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Lindsay and James Sturdy (sturdyfoods.co.uk) have very kindly offered to deliver to homes in the Parish, in boxes of 6, frozen individual pies @ £12 for 6, which they make for hotels and restaurants, as an option for residents who are unable to get out. Flavours are: Yorkshire steak & Hambleton ale, Braised chicken, smoked bacon, leek & tarragon, Yorkshire steak & black pudding, VEG Roasted squash, spinach & goats cheese, Mediterranean vegetable, Mature cheddar & onion, VEGAN Curried Cauliflower. Just phone Lindsay on 07826 061169 to order and James will deliver. Payment can be made by bank transfer or cash. One pie will serve one adult, and they cook in 30 mins at 180 deg.
Fresh eggs are available from The Willows, next to Black Horse Inn
between 10 am and 2pm.
Just bring the correct change £1 or £1.25 per half dozen.
MOBILE POST OFFICE
11.15am - 12.15pm
David & Jane Harris
offer a huge range of top quality cheeses, as well as butter, chutneys and crackers.
They will deliver, free of charge, direct to your door.
A list of products available can be found in the 'egg box' at The Willows.
Order by phone:
01677 423248, 07886 405861, 07723 926873
or by email:
Carrricks (Fish, vegetables, dairy)
Cockburns Butchers, Bedale
Bedale Community Bakery (baked goods delivered Tuesdays & Saturdays
Yorkshire Dales Meat
(meat, milk & eggs)
is going to be difficult for us all, here are a few ideas from community groups and residents to help fill the hours.
Many of these idea will be on hold after the announcement on 23rd March, but may be of help in the future.
Have a look at the Gallery page of photos taken by our community.
Sources of Help and Advice
From the office of Rishi Sunak
Local businesses able to deliver food supplies and local support available
Bulletin. Current information across North Yorkshire - 22 May
Bulletin. - 15 May
Thirsk Covid-19 Testing Available
North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum - Bulletin
Every Mind Matters - Mental Health Campaign
Days Off Alcohol
Local Businesses Operating
Local Business Information
Adult Social Care Plan
Dr Mark Porter @ The Times:
Shielding initiatives for individuals & families
British Society of Gastroenterology advice for people with inflammatory bowel disease
British Society for Rheumatology advice for people taking immunosuppressants
Asthma UK guidance on shielding for adults and children with asthma
Not sure whether or not you have Covid-19?
Stay-at-home advice if you have symptoms
Chat n Chill
Take a cup of coffee to the village green or outside the village hall and have a spaced out chat.
Do a litter pick outside your home or on part of the verges alongside our lanes. Take care to wear high vis and disposable gloves.
Plant Stall at The Willows
The village hall plant stall is out ready for you to make your gardens colourful. All monies will go to village hall facilities.
Money bags are cleansed after each use.
The Gardening Group have proposed a hanging basket competition event. Just plant up a hanging basket to position around your house and garden, when the basket its at its 'peak', take a photo and fix it to the display stand at the Willows, with your name and contact details on the reverse. Photos will be judged on Sunday 21 June and an award made by the Gardening Group. Phone Jackie on 748769 for info.
Exercise at home
Kath Burgin of 5-105 Family Fit
will put together tailor made packages of exercise equipment and workouts that you can rent for the week to do in your own home. All delivered and collected, fully cleaned and disinfected after every use. Suitable for all ages and abilities as each will be individually designed.
Phone Kath on 07894 718696 and find out more
Chris at Adapting Fitness
Following on from the news that the Feast is cancelled, there are some cheery ideas for our villages to enjoy and participate in
Make a scarecrow for your front drive/doorstep to entertain
Doorstep and online entries from this year's
schedule, you could be growing, making or getting ideas for something
More info on
Coping with self -isolation
Chatterpack - list of online resources for anyone who is isolated at home
Free online exercise videos
Lots of ideas for fitness, some with bands or weights but many without any equipment at all.
Exercise and Education
New content to be added to BBC TV and radio schedules
Parkland - opened up for free during the coronavirus social distancing period
Ideas for activities for 8-10's and 10-14's
Natural History Museum
Some seed suppliers are still able to supply seeds, try:
Bedale Community Bakery
01677 425205 or on Messenger
Left Over Recipe Search
Theatre and Music
English Folk Expo - Lockdown Live
Manchester Theatre - Whats on at home
Find My Past
From Book Lovers Group:
Download the BookBub app for book deals at 99p
Free access to books and magazines online
You need your library number and pin
To register, fill in the application form online, forgot your pin, phone 01609 533878
Audible has just made hundreds of titles free to listen to, to help people during the virus crisis
Normal People - Sally Rooney
A marmite book - love it or hate it
BBC1, April 27, 9pm
Smoke and Ashes - Abir Mukherjee
Recommended by Liz HArrison
No One Home - Tim Weaver
An exciting book, three threads running through, one in UK, one in LA and one earlier in time.
Tin Man - Sarah Winman
A KF Book Club favourite
The Mother-in-law - Sally Hepworth
Recommended by Lynn Wild
The Long Call - Ann Cleeves
Recommended. by Lynn Wild
The Offing - Benjamin Myers Recommended by Jackie Russell
Saving Missy - Beth Morrey
Recommended by Jackie Russell