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Local info, food etc

Hello! If you are looking for local information….. 

Check the Horseheath website www.horseheath.info or on Facebook @horseheathcommunity for up to date information 

Food Supplies  
The Old Red Lion, Horseheath CB21 4QF Veg/Fruit and Meat Boxes – collection. Free doorstep delivery for vulnerable and elderly Loose fruit and veg – collection only Orders and payment taken over the phone 01223 892909 www.theoldredlion.co.uk or  @theoldredlion on Facebook  
Colin Perry’s Eggs Left in box at entrance to house Cardinal’s Green 
Cardinals Barn Eggs Cottage Nursery, Howards Lane 
The Kitsch Hen Eggs and more  Chapel View, West Wickham Road Facebook @thekitschhenScotchEggs 079771070829 
The Wild Flour Kitchen, Horseheath Green Freshly prepared meals https://www.thewildflourkitchen.co.uk/ 01223 891 691 / 07932 360 589 
Sweet Talk News 77 High Street, Linton 
CB21 4HS Convenience Store – Milk, Bread, Fruit, Veg Free doorstep delivery to vulnerable and elderly All orders over £20 free delivery 
01223 893480 https://sweettalkonline.com/  
Farm Shop at the Old Granary 94 High Street, Linton 
CB21 4JT  Fruit and Veg boxes for vulnerable and elderly – Doorstep delivery 
http://farmshoplinton.com/ jenny@farmshoplinton.com text or phone 07927 529562  
Case Solved Wines Delivery of 6 bottles free of charge http://www.casesolvedwines.co.uk/ or on twitter or Facebook @casesolvedwines 
Boswells Bakery – 41, High Street, Linton www.boswellandson.co.uk or 01223 890108 
Jigsaw Bakery -113 High Street, Linton www.jigsawbakery.co.uk or 01223 890113 
Tesco Vulnerable and elderly NHS and key workers 7am -10pm Mon, Weds, Fri 9-10am Tues, Thurs 9am-10am Priority browse before checkouts open Sunday 9-10am 
Sainsburys Elderly, vulnerable and carers NHS and Key Workers Access to home delivery – you need to register as extremely vulnerable to Covid-19 on Gov.uk & will need your NHS number 8am–8pm Mon, Weds, Fri 8-9am Mon-Sat 7.30-8am  
Aldi NHS and Key Workers 8am-8pm priority browse before checkouts open Sun 9.30-10am 
Lidl 8am-10pm 
Your health  
NHS https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 
PRESCRIPTIONS collection service Ask in the Post Office or contact John Howard 
Age UK  https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cambridgeshireandpeterborough 
Cambridge United FC Community Careline 10-4 Mon-Fri 01223 632129 
Mind.org.uk Coronavirus and your wellbeing https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/ 
CPSL Mind (Cambridge) Barrere House 100 Chesterton Road, Cambridge , CB4 1ER 0300 303 4363 http://www.cpslmind.org.uk/ 
Mental health support and Coronavirus advice for young people https://youngminds.org.uk/  
Entertainment  
Royal Opera House  A schedule of free broadcasts and live content that audiences can access for free anywhere, anytime across the globe, bringing both ballet and opera to every home and every device. This will include productions offered on demand and for free via the ROH’s Facebook and YouTube channels 
For those of you who like a bit of structure in your lives; here’s what various celebrities are offering you and your children as free daily help with their education while schools are closed:   9.00am – PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro 
10.00am – Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com 
11.00am – English with David Walliams  https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ 
12.00pm – Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver)  https://www.jamieoliver.com/feat…/category/get-kids-cooking/ 
1.00pm – Music with Myleene Klass  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ 
1.30pm – Dance with Darcey Busse l https://twitter.com/diversedance…/status/1241098264373592065 
2.00pm – History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days)  https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package 
4.00pm – Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri)  https://www.instagram.com/theocooks Full list: https://skintdad.co.uk/free-online-classes-for-kids/ Non-daily events include: 
Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests https://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule 
9.30am Wednesday – Geography with Steve Backshall https://twitter.com/SteveBacksha…/status/1242058846941712385 For your older children, there are 50 free revision resources for 11+, GCSEs and A-Levels: 
http://www.eparenting.co.uk/…/50_free_revision_resources_fo… 

Horseheath Parish Council has volunteers who are happy to help anyone who is housebound. Details from John Howard on johnHHPC@gmail.com or 892001 

Beware Covid 19 Scams

Scams partnership urges people to be vigilant against COVID-19 scammers MEMBERS of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Against Scams Partnership (CAPASP) are warning people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to be vigilant against scammers who are taking advantage of Covid-19.

As Covid-19 spreads rapidly across the world, various reports have emerged about fraudsters seizing the opportunity to defraud. In the UK, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has reported that victims have lost over £800k to scams relating to the coronavirus since February 2020.Many of the scams involve criminals contacting victims by email, phone or text message posing as genuine organisations such as banks, police officers or health providers. The fraudsters may claim to provide medical guidance, investment opportunities or a safe place to transfer and keep money – using coronavirus as a cover story. Alternatively, victims are tricked into disclosing personal or financial information or clicking on links which could contain malware.In Cambridgeshire, doorstep scammers are reported to have been visiting residents purporting to be from Red Cross or other legitimate organisations, and offering to provide coronavirus testing kits – for a hefty fee. Some examples of other coronavirus scams to watch out for are:·       

Flight cancellation scam. If you have had a holiday cancelled, beware of individuals or organisations making contact asking for bank details to refund your money. Your travel agent or airline should refund directly by the original payment method.·       

Fake email or website scams. Watch out for authentic looking websites or emails seemingly from official channels such as Public Health England or WHO (World Health Organisation). These may look very convincing and offer enticing information for a fee or a single click on a link or attachment. Clicking may install malicious software which can monitor the victim’s every move and provide the details to criminals. Recent examples include e-mails or websites claiming to be able to show local cases of Covid-19 but which are in fact designed to infect the victim’s computer with malware to steal banking and log-in information.·       

Online offers for vaccinations. There are currently are no vaccines, pills, potions, lotions, lozenges, prescriptions or over-the-counter products available to treat or cure Covid-19 coronavirus. DO NOT send money, buy bitcoin or vouchers to anyone offering this.·       

Bogus charity callers. Fraudsters may pose as charitable organisations claiming to help individuals or businesses in these challenging times. Check the authenticity of any caller on the phone or doorstep by contacting the organisation on the number you know to be correct. If the caller was on the phone make sure you wait at least 10 minutes or use a different handset to conduct your authenticity check.·       

Tax refund scam. E-mails purporting to be from HMRC or GOV.UK are being sent by scammers with the promise of a tax rebate ‘for dealing with the coronavirus outbreak’ at the click of a link. The link is likely to infect the device with malware and allow private information to be stolen.·       

Good Neighbour scam. People in self-isolation have been approached by criminals offering to help with shopping who take the resident’s money and never return.Acting Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby said:“In these difficult times, there are many genuine people and organisations offering to support people’s health and wellbeing needs within their local community, such as shopping, collecting prescriptions or providing a friendly conversation over the phone. “These people will carry official documentation or identification and will ask YOU to contact THEM if you need any help.“Remember, always check ID of people knocking at the door – do your own, independent research to contact the organisation in question rather than using any contact details on the ID itself.“Please stay safe and look after one another.“Visit the CAPASP website for more help and advice on how to avoid scams.”

Hello! If you are housebound or self-isolating, we can help……

Horseheath Parish Council has volunteers who are happy to help.

Please contact John Howard by phone or email to arrange help……

Telephone 01223892001 or 07976928093

Email johnHHPC@gmail.com

We can help with:

A friendly phone call                Posting mail, walking pets

        √ Getting shopping, prescriptions  Pensions, banking and bills

JUST CALL OR TEXT AND WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO HELP

Coronavirus is contagious. Please take every precaution to ensure you are spreading only kindness. Avoid physical contact (2m distance). Wash your hands regularly. Items should be left on your doorstep.