News & Updates:

Coronovirus (COVID-19) Helping In Our Community

Recreation Ground & Garth Drive Playground

With an update to Government advice recieved on Wednesday 13th May 2020, the football field and basketball courts at the recreation ground on Old Lane have been reopened for public use. Restrictions remain in place for the outdoor gym equipment and the playground on Garth Drive. Your assistance and understanding  in ensuring that this is adhered to is greatly appreciated by the Parish Council.

The government strongly advises that social distancing guidance is followed when using these facilities.

Please note that dogs are not allowed in the recreation ground at any time.

Hambleton Isolation Help Group

To help the residents of Hambleton to cope with isolation this group was set up by volunteers. They are able to help with a range of issues, or can simply be a friendly voice on the other end of the phone.

If you need help due to isolation; please contact one of the following co-ordinators who will organise help for you:

Emma: 07947462121   Katie: 07759520227
Celia: 01757228649   Jess: 07769266618

Please note that they are not able to offer any medical advice. Please call 111 or 999 in an emergency.

Other sources of help:

  • Lifeline customers – if you are a lifeline customer, they will arrange shopping and prescription at the usual cost
  • Selby District AVS – 01757 291111
  • Selby Hands of Hope – 01757 705855

Food delivery services

There are a number of local businesses that are currently offering online shopping or a delivery service into Hambleton. Below are a list of the currently known retailers:

  • Birchall or telephone 01282 526610.
    • Food can be ordered and paid for over the phone or online and Emma at the Red Lion has agreed to be the delivery hub.
  • Brayton Farm Shop – telephone 01757 210296
    • Call after 3 pm and they will put your order together while you are on the phone. You can then pay by card and they will deliver the items that day unless they say something different.
  • Hambleton Stores – telephone 01757 229000
    • Food can be ordered over the phone for delivery anywhere in the village.
  • Monk Fryston Post or telephone 01977 682252

Supermarket special opening hours

Most supermarkets are offering opening hours where only those individuals that are identified as vulnerable and those designated as key workers are able to access the stores.

Elderly (70 and over) & Vulnerable Customer Priority Times

  • Sainsbury’s Selby – Monday, Wednesday & Friday 0800-0900
  • Tesco, Portholme Road, Selby – Monday, Wednesday & Friday 0900-1000

NHS Workers Priority Times

  • Morrisons, Market Cross, Selby – Monday – Saturday 0700-0800, Sunday 0900-0930
  • Sainsbury’s, Abbey Walk, Selby – Monday – Saturday 0730-0800
  • Tesco, Portholme Road, Selby – Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday 0900-1000

Please check supermarket websites for updates to these times and specific Easter opening times.

Major supermarkets all offer their own online shopping delivery services. With the current high level of demand, website access and delivery slot availability can be limited. However, some of these supermarkets are currently opening priority delivery slots to individuals that can be identified as vulnerable. Please see the supermarket websites for more information.

Coronovirus (COVID-19) National Guidance

Stay At Home

  • Only go out for food, health reasons or essential work
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Anyone can spread the virus

Click here for full government guidance on staying at home and away from others.

Getting Healthcare Support

  • Only use the NHS when you really need to.
  • If your symptoms are getting worse, or stay for more than seven days please use the NHS online service.
  • Don’t go to your GP, pharmacy or A&E.

Click here to read the latest NHS advice about Coronavirus (Covid-19).

For the latest updates, visit the Public Health England blog.

Critical Workers

The government has asked parents to keep their children at home, wherever possible, and asked schools to remain open only for those children who absolutely need to attend. A full list of critical workers and further information is available.

Mental health support

Isolation at home and the impact of the virus on everyday life can have an affect on your mental health.  There is support available.  Click here to find out more about Every Mind Matters help.

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