LOOKING AFTER EACH OTHER
In response to the outbreak and spread of the Covid 19 – Corona Virus and concerns of residents we have created this page in order that anyone affected or isolating is aware of local residents who are willing to offer help.
Please do not feel you are alone should you become ill, contract Corona or be self-isolating in order to protect yourself.
DO NOT SUFFER ALONE. PLEASE REACH OUT TO US. YOU WILL FIND BELOW CONTACT DETAILS FOR PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGES OF GAINFORD & LANGTON WHO ARE HAPPY TO HELP.
If you would like to add your phone number to the list below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 07966516270 with your contact number, area of the village and first name.
Do you need shopping?
Do you need a prescription collecting or medicines buying?
Are you feeling worried, lonely or scared?
Do you have pets which require walking or attention?
Would you just like to have a chat?
....please call one of the numbers below! Everyone on the list is happy to help with whatever you need!
As Maureen Lipman used to say...."It's good to talk!" In these difficult times many of us are experiencing loneliness and feelings of isolation as...
2020-01-12 Vaccine Fraud Guidance Document Read the Government's guidance here.
This weekend saw unprecedented numbers of visitors travel to the riverside areas in Gainford. We are not alone in this, with beautiful areas...
We are delighted to be able to help with the publication of June's edition of the Parish News. Please click on the link below. June Parish News
Please find below copies of the Arriva revised timetable commencing Sunday 31 May 2020.
Please note that as from Tuesday 26th May, the prescription volunteer service is being reduced in line with the government's easing of lockdown...
There will be an online meeting of the Parish Council at 7pm on Wednesday 29th April. The agenda is available to download here. April 20 Special...
We are delighted to help the hard working Parish News team and ensure that everyone is able to read May's copy of the Parish News by publishing it...
Let's bring Gainford & Langton together with a unique celebration! The VE-75 celebrations were cancelled some time ago. There is a way we can...
We are delighted to share with you that, thanks to the dedicated care of our prescription volunteers, 853 prescriptions have now been delivered to...
Age UK are offering a great service to anyone who would like a hot meal delivering in lower Teesdale and Darlington. Simply call 01325 741 942...
A small team are continuing to deliver prescriptions across the area covered by Gainford Surgery and up until Thursday 9th April 343 prescriptions...
If you would like your art work to take part in a video promoting the artistic talents of Gainford, Winston and Langton Parishes please read on. You...
A message from our very own Debbie.... Debbie and Rachel are happy to announce that they are open on Good Friday, serving delicious, freshly cooked...
An amazing 223 prescriptions have been delivered by our team of volunteers in only 6 days! Beginning on Monday 30th March up until Monday 6th...
A number of our volunteers are now working very hard, with a good, safe work-flow in place delivering prescriptions throughout Gainford and Langton,...
A message from Debbie ... From Thursday 26 March 2020 We are open for telephone orders only and payment via card machines. If you don’t have a...
Thanks to Tony Kennan for keeping us up-to-date with the revised bus timetables. Please note these new changes take effect on Monday 30th March....
Staff and volunteers from Gainford surgery are trying to cut down the number of people visiting the surgery. This is clearly very important to all...
Don't be disappointed...whilst your parish news is not being delivered for the next few months you can "read all about it" here online. Click the...
The following post has been circulated on social media and seems a lovely way to show appreciation of our amazing health service workers. If anyone...
The police are warning that sadly some people are trying to gain access to homes of people under the pretence of carrying out Corona Virus checks ....
Here is a link to the NHS Corona webpages. This is an external website and will open in a new tab.
Here is a link to the Government’s Corona Action Plan. This is an external website and will open in a new tab.
Rev Eileen has asked that her number be included on this page for anyone requiring pastoral or spiritual support. Her number is 01325 733154
Do you need medicine for your pet? Gail lives in Gainford and works at Castle Vets. Phone the vets on 01833 637700, mention Gail’s name, pay over the phone and Gail will post your pet medicine through your letterbox.
Diane from the Post Office is hoping to buy supplies from the Cash & Carry. Anyone requiring a specific item can call the Post Office on 01325 730201
She also does a weekly online shop please contact her for details.
We have been advised that Winstonberry are offering home deliveries. Please contact them for details. A link to their website is here.
The Corner Shop are able to provide deliveries from Thursday 19th March. They are well stocked and can be contacted on 07921855854.
We’ve heard that Piercebridge Organic Farmshop are offering a phone and collect or a home delivery service.
There contact details are on the website and the link is here.
Children & Families
The schools are to shut from Friday 20th March…those parents in our community who have jobs in the essential services may now struggle with childcare. Is there anything we can do as a community to help with childcare for those with essential jobs?
I love this….free audible stories for children of all ages. No account needed. Simply click and stream….opens in a new tab.
Live PE lessons with fitness coach Joe link to the intro video is here and all videos will be live on youtube at 9am.
Link to videos here ….opens in a new tab
How to keep yourself fit and well whilst minimising social contact?
The link below provide a range of workouts, devised by the NHS with something suitable for all ages and abilities .
Link here. This opens in a new tab or window.
Arriva Bus Changes
Arriva are reducing bus timetables next week. It won’t be the usual daytime half hourly to and from Darlington and Barney. There has been talk of changing to the Saturday times but it is less than that.Please note it IS NOT HALF HOURLY! If viewing on a smartphone, the timetable will expand.
The image above has been designed to be printed out, filled in and popped through the doors of your neighbours OR you could display it in your window.
This is not the best quality image but if you click onto it, you can right-click, save as, and save it to your computer then print out.
If you wish to distribute these to any neighbours, feel free to download this.
Happy to help…
|Linda||07540 495 503|
|Alison & Arwell||07793741886|
|Angela & Nigel Pickering||0791 9801466/07788 162696|
|Richard & Mary-Ellen||07926379476|
|Laura Howey||07825 339684|
|Cheryl Evans||07821 435 272|
|Laura Armstrong (Piggy Lane)||07753461423|
|Liz (the Green)||07775938384|
|Julia (Low Green)||07943182883|
|Emma & Greg (Low Green)||07510583301|
|Katerina (High Green)||07760783564|
|Jo (High Green)||07815 835211|
|Karen Kirby (Low Green)||07464451131|
|Ann (High Green)||07719113447|
|Paul Place (main road part of the crest)||07795561955|
|Sarah and Andrew Wilkinson||07818 858351|
|Danny and Lizzie Grogan||07708503124|
|Glynis Alder||01325 730124|
Academy Gardens/Queens Court
|Vicky (Queens Court)||07786231245|
|John and Catherine Dods||01325730561|
|Stuart & Joanne Brown||01325 733217|
|David & Joanne Hyde||07984 009944|
|Amanda (Spa Road)||07887775163|
|Ant (computer/broadband help offered) Main Rd||07739323294|
|Emma (Main Rd)||07867590037|
|Ian & Alison Blain (Chapel Tce & Paddocks)||07766441108|
South View/ Orchard Grove
|Les & Claire||07545966398 / 01325 732153|
|Alison & Arwell||07793741886|
|Gill Black, Cock Lane||