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Latest Village News - Doynton Village Pump - the April web edition.

Corona Virus latest:
Post Office 0117 932 3159 The Doynton village post office will now be open on Thursdays from 9:30am to 11:00am. Steve is happy to take orders on a Wednesday between 3pm and 6pm for any of the items found in the convenience store associated with the Oldland Common Post Office. These can be picked up from the Village Hall on Thursday. Please have cash available for this.
Doynton Village Market It's back!!  The market will return on Saturday June 6th, and every first and third Saturday of the month thereafter from 09:30 to 10:00am.  Your chance to buy all the local produce you have been missing these long weeks - meat (pre-ordered only), eggs, seasonal fruit and veg, plants, flowers, sweet and savoury bakes, jams, chutneys, chocolates and handicrafts.  The market will be set up in the car park of the village hall, observing government regulations on social distancing, and will operate only in dry weather. You may pay with card or cash.  If the weather is poor, you may pick up pre-ordered goods at 09:30am as before.  Call the market controller, Elizabeth Crew, with your order on 0117 937 3168.
The Doynton Mutual Aid Group have issued this poster detailing where you can get all sorts of help.  Email doyntonvillage@live.co.uk to join the whatsapp group to keep informed of local information and access to help within the village.
Doynton Food Bank Villagers have donated a number of food items which can be found in a box in the church porch, please feel free to help yourself if you are in need. We also have a modest fund available to support this and would welcome suggestions of the items that would be most useful. All messages will be treated in the strictest confidence, please email doyntonvillage@live.co.uk Any villagers who have any spare items of food please leave them in the box whenever you can.  
The Bull at Hinton are doing takeaways and offering distribution of food boxes including meat, bread, dairy fruit and vegetables. Call 0117 9372332 to order.
Safeguarding: If you are worried about a child, young person or adult, who you think is being abused or neglected please click here.
Scams: There are a number of new scams springing up related to the Coronavirus. Please be very wary of unexpected phone calls, emails or visits from people who claim to be working on behalf of the government. Click here for the latest details of these scams.
Photographs: A group of serious amateur photographers in the village have been taking pictures based on different themes throughout lockdown - click here if you want to see them.

Useful Links:
Overview of COVID-19 – what is it? Includes advice for families, prevention, how it’s caught and spread, self-isolation, testing and treatment, foreign travel.
How to get medical help - click NHS 111
The NHS has provided this advice for those wanting to pick up prescriptions on behalf of someone else.
Concern about the illness, the impact of self-isolation and the disruption to daily lives could cause undue pressure and anxiety. The NHS Every Mind Matters website has some really simple useful tips and advice to support good mental health. You can also find information about local mental health services on the One You South Gloucestershire website. Click here for the latest update on their offerings for online wellbeing sessions.
South Gloucestershire Council’s COVID-19 information page.  Click here for the latest update message from the Chief Executive. Click here for financial advice for volunteers.
Disruption to South Glos Services: Please click here for the latest information.
Changes to Waste Collection services can be seen here.
Changes to the local police services can be seen here.
Bristol & South Glos Local Community Hub: Click here to request or offer help.
Changes to the local bus services can be seen here or call 0871 200 2233. Local bus services 35 Marshfield to Bristol, 634 Tormarton to Kingswood, 684 Wick to Keynsham will all be operating on an demand service only. Transport must be pre-booked the day before travel between 10am-12pm and is only available Mon – Fri between the hours of 10am and 2pm. To book please call 01454 866980

Doynton Map: below is an embedded link to google maps. If you want to see a street view of the village then click on 'View Larger Map' and then drag the little yellow pegman onto the place you want to see.  You can drag the image around and see a 360 degree view of anywhere in the village.


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