The Council office and its ground's facilities may be shut but we can still help
The Food bank is now shut but food will be delivered to your door; however you still need a food voucher. Please see below in our original post for where you can obtain these.
List of local services that are available in Great Baddow:
The vines fruiterers, 3 The Vineyards, 01245 471999 (Card only)
Brownbread Baked Treats, deliver to CM2
The Cabin, 39 Beehive Lane, 01245 474077
Lathcoats Farm Shop, Beehive Lane CM2 8LX 01245 353021 or for home deliveries 07933181729
The Manor Farm Shop Maldon Road, CM2 7RT 01245 474077
The Local Convenience Store (next door to the Parish Hall) Maldon Rd CM2 7DW, 01245 478214
Thurley Meats, 4 The Vineyards CM2 7QS, 01245 472843
JM Swift Wholesale Fruit & Vegetables Deliver Fruit & Veg boxes
Co-op, 9C The Vineyards, CM2 7QS, 01245 472809
Co-op, 62 Beehive Lane CM2 9RP, 01245 357761
Co-op, (Petrol Station) 372 Baddow Road, CM2 9RA, 01245 493900
Co-op, 164-170 Meadgate Ave, CM2 7LJ 01245 354759
Tesco Express, 8 Purbeck Court, Dorset Ave
Do not go to the surgeries they are closed. Anything Coronavirus related, seek help online first at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/ only then call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Non Coronavirus issues
You can call your surgery and if need be they will arrange for a telephone consultation with a doctor.
Be patient when ringing as it does take a long time sometimes to get through but you will get through.
Baddow Village surgery - https://baddowvillagesurgery.co.uk/ 01245 473251
Sutherland Lodge Surgery - https://www.sutherlandlodgesurgery.co.uk01245 351351
Pillbox Pharmacy Meadgate Avenue, CM2 7LJ, 01245 356388
Boots: 1 The Vineyards CM2 7QS, 01245 472862
Shanty's Dispensing Chemist 62 Baddow Road, 01245 283160
Day Lewis Pharmacy: 136 Gloucester Ave, 01245 258484
FOOD BANK IN GREAT BADDOW
Foodbank works using a voucher referral system. In order to get help from our foodbank, you will need a voucher issued by local agencies.
LOCAL AGENCIES who will issue vouchers and also arrange delivery
Vicarage: 01245 690710
Citizens Advice: 01245 20557
FOOD BANK - Bell Street Hall - Open Tuesday's 1:00pm - 3:00pm Bell Street Hall, CM2 7JS
DONATE directly to Foodbank Warehouse Vicarage Hall, 450A Beehive Lane, CM2 8RN, Mondays, Wednesday and Friday morning 10:00am - 12:30pm
DONATE to Bell Street Hall on Tuesdays 9:30am - 10:30am
COLLECTION of donations is very limited so please contact foodbank directly,
07512 574542 or email@example.com
GAS & ELECTRIC SERVICES
Families who are self-isolating and are on electric / gas meters or smart meters, can call the following provider numbers and organise to be sent 2 weeks credit for their meter:
British Gas – 0333 202 9802
EDF – 0333 200 5100
EON – 0345 052 000
N Power – 0800 073 3000
Scottish Power – 0800 027 0072
SSE – 0345 0262 658
Everyone to call around and ask for volunteers to help with the following:
1. Take ownership for a section of your street. Drop off leaflets and be willing to give your name and number and help to anyone that is vulnerable on your street.
2. Be a friendly voice over the phone to call elders that are on their own.
3. Shop for those in isolation. You will need to purchase the food first with your money and then be reimbursed with proof of receipt
4. Collect and deliver prescriptions
5. Have a car or van and become delivery drivers for food shops.
All volunteers please contact Clare Milligan, the Clerk, advising how you can help
Stay home, stay safe
Council staff are contactable via the following means:
Clerk - Clare Milligan - 07955 787368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cemetery & burials - Ginette Phillips - 07955 787365 or email email@example.com
Grounds - Michele Dixon - 07955 787412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be assured the Cemetery will remain open along with the service we provide for this.
All Council meetings are cancelled along with the Parish Councillor Surgeries. If you wish to contact a Councillor then please do this via the Clerk on the above details.
The Council and staff appreciates everyones understanding and support during this time.
The following Council events have also been cancelled:
Community Celebration 4th April 2020
75th VE Day Family Event 8th May 2020
The Village Conference on the 23rd April has been postponed.
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Recycling Centre Closures
Free parking for companies delivering food
A Matter of Life and Death
Essex Coronavirus Action Update
A new Facebook page has been launched to help Essex residents during the Coronavirus outbreak.
VE Day CELEBRATION - CANCELLED
Army and Navy Roundabout
Service Information Centre
Temporary Closure of Footpath 15, Great Baddow
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Following the meeting that took place at Hamptons Sports and Leisure on Thursday 30th January please click on open letter from the Chelmsford Muslim Society which was read out at the meeting
Chelmsford Crime Report 23rd - 29th March
Rogue Trader advice from the Essex Fraud Alert
Essex Watch Good News Friday
Community Policing Team - Focus
Little Book Of Cyber Scams
Scam Marshal March Newsletter