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Thank You Bin Collectors!

‘Thank you bin collectors’ poster

[Photos and poster provided by Robbie Burn 12 Apr 2020 and used with permission.]

Robbie Burn of Powburn has created an eye-catching poster that can be temporarily stuck onto your wheelie bin to say a BIG THANK YOU to our bin collectors who are carrying on, doing essential work on our behalf during the current COVID-19 lockdown.

Having just created his poster, it’s already being taped to wheelie bins in the area:

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Rainbow Pack

Rainbow Pack: My home book of feelings and thoughts

Northumbria Police have provided a Covid-19 information pack for children who may be worried about all the upheaval in their lives at present. It’s aimed at children in Key Stage 1 (5-7 years of age).

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COVID-19 Latest

We have today received the following update from Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Northumberland Communities together

Northumberland County Council has launched it’s Communities Together hub to ensure those who are unable to leave their homes receive the support they need.

Teams have been working hard to compile food parcels to deliver to residents who are not able to rely on the help of friends, family or neighbours.

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Shielding Vulnerable People

Northumberland County Council shielding vulnerable people

We have today received the following information from Cllr Wendy Pattison.

Those people in our community who have received a letter from the UK Government because they are at the most severe risk of illness will receive specific and targeted support from Northumberland County Council, including free food parcels and deliveries to their own front doors.

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Free Home Workouts

Free Home Workouts with Active Northumberland

To help us stay active at home, Active Northumberland have developed a series of workouts which can be accessed for FREE at home! 

Many of the free workouts are suitable for the over 50s and aim to encourage you to stay active, relieve the boredom many are experiencing with prolonged periods at home during the coronavirus lockdown. They can help to boost your mood, help you feel less isolated and improve your mental health.

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Message from Chief Constable

Message from Chief Constable Winton Keenen on coronavirus

[Received: 24 March 2020]

We know you are all concerned about what the new restrictions announced by the Prime Minister last night mean for you and your families.

Our Chief Constable, Winton Keenen, has now revealed how Northumbria Police will continue to engage with the public during these “unprecedented times”.

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