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 Myddle, Broughton & Harmer Hill 
E-Newsletter for 23rd May 2020

including  Alderton, Balderton, Bilmarsh, Brandwood, Houlston, Marton, Myddlewood, Newton, Sleap, Yorton, and Yorton Heath

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23rd May 2020

Don't forget it is a BANK HOLIDAY on Monday 25th May and this may affect your bin collection day 
In these uncertain and trying times the aim of the E-Newsletter is to keep people in the parish informed and in contact with other people in the parish. We make no apology for repeating information from previous E-Newsletters. Additional information is included this week.

Harmer Hill Defibrillator
Harmer Hill now has a defibrillator. It is positioned on the side of the village hall. It can be used in need without any  training but once restrictions ease there are likely to be training or familiarity sessions available for anyone interested. Many thanks to Cathy Cooke for organising and, with others raising the funds. Thanks Erica Martin

The local Parish Paths Partnership continues to clear footpaths, way-mark the footpaths and bridleways and renew the Gough Walks signage. Please help keep our local footpaths clear and report any problems within our parish to .See the Gough Walks link GOUGH WALKS .
When lock-down is over you may want to walk further afield and you may find this link useful Walking in Shropshire
Please always follow the Country Code! 

The UK Blessing
As all church buildings are currently closed due to COVID-19 over 65 churches from all around the UK have joined together to sing a you tube blessing over our nation. It’s for everyone, including YOU. Why not click on this link and have a look and a listen?  The YouTube link to The UK Blessing. (A number of churches from all around the UK singing a blessing over our nation). Thanks, Jo Clayton.

Local shops with delivery service currently as of 23rd May 2020

The Spar Shop Baschurch - deliver to over 70s, customers with disability/special needs, customers with long term health problems and single parents isolating with children - 01939 261187
Rowlands Vegetables fruit and veg - 01743 462244. Will deliver veg boxes most days to Myddle and Harmer Hill
Shrewsbury Handy Veg - 01743 461307 - deliver to Myddle
Moor Farm Shop - Email or phone 01939 262632
J. Hartshorn Dairy and Fresh Produce - 01691 657629 - deliver to Myddle on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 
Oakgate Nursery & Garden Centre free local delivery available Call 01939 250428

Pimhill Farm are currently  offering home deliveries of their oats, mueslis, wholemeal flour and oatcakes in the local area. They can only deliver in the 5Kg mini sacks rather than retail packs but this may help if you are trying to stay at home. For more information please contact

Please send your recommendations which you think might be helpful for readers for local shops and services to

Supermarket Delivery and Click and Collect.
Information for Carers.
Along with other supermarkets MORRISON'S in Shrewsbury have implemented a one shopper only rule. Please note this has a serious impact on anyone who tries to go shopping as a carer or with a carer. The carers are not being allowed in at the same time. 
Click on the link for shopping at TESCO handy tip if you are trying to get a Tesco delivery, log on at 23.55. They release the slots at midnight. Also try for a delivery slot that week at 07.00 am. Put something in the basket, pay for it with your credit card. You can change and add to the order up to 24 hours before you get the delivery or do Click and Collect.
 Click on the link for shopping at ASDA 
 Click on the link for shopping at SAINSBURYS  Delivery to most vulnerable and a click and collect service
 Click on the link for shopping at ICELAND Delivery slots but you enter a queuing system. Just stay on line in the queue.
Click on the link for information about shopping at ALDI during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Click on the link for information about shopping at LIDL during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Click on the link for information and phone number for MORRISONS door step deliveries for vulnerable people

Clive Surgery. 01939 220295
The surgery will be closed on Bank Holiday 25th May 2020 as 111 and Shropdoc have the resources and capacity to provide cover. Should you need need urgent medical attention when we are closed please call 111
The Procedure for ordering your prescriptions is unchanged, phone in the repeat prescription request or use the on line reordering at the Patient Access web site. Telephone the repeat prescription number (220532). Nothing is being picked up from the box. To pick up your prescription, go to the outer door of the surgery, ring the bell, you do not need go in, give your name.The staff will then bring the prescription to you outside. It would help the staff if you could arrange to pick up other peoples prescriptions for them, especially those who are self isolating due to age or serious health issues Patients may ask someone to collect their prescriptions but they will need the name of the person, address and date of birth.

Prescott Surgery  01939 260210
The surgery will be closed on Bank Holiday 25th May 2020
as 111 and Shropdoc have the resources and capacity to provide cover. Should you need need urgent medical attention when we are closed please call 111
People can collect their prescriptions from the surgery as long as they do not have symptoms of Coronvirus. Patients may ask someone to collect their prescriptions but they will need the name of the person, address and date of birth. Repeat prescriptions 01939 260752

Click on this link for the latest updates from Shropshire Council Newsroom on Coronavirus and Shropshire

GOUGH WALKS Click on the link to see 6 walks in the area.  Please always follow the Country Code!

Computers and Technology. 
We are now so dependant on technology to communicate with families, friends and shops during this crisis. For this reason Colin Ruck has offered to assist and advise anyone within the parish who is having IT problems or just wants to install Skype, WhatsApp, Zoom, Facebook, etc. Many problems can be sorted out without an on site visit. Please call him 07906622133 or 291436 for this FREE SERVICE! Also if you have a computer or laptop you are prepared to donate to help somebody out in the parish please let Colin know.
Currently available is a donated  Windows 10 laptop with a camera for anyone in need of a computer, maybe a school age child who needs it for doing  home school work or an older adult who would just like to keep in contact with family. Call  07906622133 or 291436

If you are isolating due to the Coronavirus there is a network of support operating in our community.

Myddle Support Group
Myddle Support Group  please contact Kayleigh Griffiths 07890 612342
Myddle, Shropshire Facebook page

Harmer Hill Support Group please contact Helen Morgan   07803 123188
Harmer Hill Community Group Facebook page
Crane Quality Counselling  are offering urgent one stop appointments to individuals and families across Shropshire. If you feel that you would like to talk to someone we are just a telephone call away.
01743 240 546

  • Fed up? Running out of things to do? Instead of our usual May Messy Church Jo has written one for you to try at home.  For your free copy please email Jo.

Notification of ROAD CLOSURES
Road Closure 1 Station Road and Wayside Yorton near Clive 
Start Date: 1st June 2020  End Date: 12th June 2020  All the time
New Water Main   Severn Trent Water
Phase One : Railway Arms to Railway under Bridge junction 1st June to 5th June
Phase Two : Railway Under Bridge to The Sidings new development 4th June to 12th JuneYou can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:

Road Closure 2 High Street Grinshill Start Date: 13th July 2020 End Date: 24th July 2020 All the time
Improvements to water main. Severn Trent Water
You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:

If you feel unwell please call 111 or your GP surgery for advice.
For concerns about a vulnerable adult’s safety or welfare, or for support and advice about adult social care 0345 678 9044 .
For concerns about a child’s safety or welfare, or for family support 0345 678 9021.
The Coronavirus is extremely contagious and it is essential to safeguard everybody. Please send a call or a text if you require help or a chat. We will leave shopping and prescriptions on your doorstep and let you know that they are there. Please ensure you wash your hands with soap and water for more than 20 seconds once you have unloaded your items.

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