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Corona Virus latest:
Doynton Village Post Office Due to unforeseen circumstances the Post Office will close at 11:00am and not 11:30am on Thursday 9th July. Times will be back to normal next week.
Doynton Village Market Latest On Saturday the Village Hall will be available for us to hold the market, but there will be a limit to how many people we can have in at any one time in order to maintain social distancing. The entrance will be as normal, and exit will be by the fire doors. So we are pleased to say the market will go ahead whatever the weather..... Hurrah. We look forward to seeing you there from 09:30 - 10:00 Place orders for meat with Elisabeth Crew on 0117 9373168 by Weds eve/Thursday morning at latest. As you know we have meat (orders only) from Terry and Son in Bath, and as always there will be Bread, Buns, Cakes, Brownies, Millionaire Short-breads, Scotch Eggs, Sausage Plaits, Quiches, Cheese Scones, Ready Meals, Pies, Eggs, Veg, Preserves, Chutneys, Local Honey, Cards, Chocolate, and probably more. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, and please remember keep your distance and stay safe.
The Cross House Inn Good news! The pub has now confirmed that it will re-open on Tuesday 7th July. Special arrangements will be in place to ensure social distancing, please see details here.  Call 0117 937 4849 to book a table.
High Street Closure Please note that the High Street outside the pub will be closed for roadworks for up to 5 days from Friday 10th July, details here.
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 to get access to help within the village.v
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. Also a big thank you for your continued support for North Bristol Foodbank, which is more vital than ever. Foodbank use in the UK rose by a staggering 89% in April this year compared with the same month last year according to the Trussell Trust. Please leave any tins or packets you can spare in the box in the church porch (please make sure they are at least 3 months within their use-by date). However, the foodbank no longer needs cardboard boxes for home food-parcel deliveries, as they have secured a supply from a local company. Thank you again for yoru solidarity with local people in need!
Doynton Open Gardens didn't happen this year because of the virus but you can share pictures from your garden if you wish by emailing them to doyntonopengardens@gmail.com.  Click here to see pictures from some of the beautiful gardens around the village.  
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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