This Newsletter has been produced by the Petersfield COVID-19 Network. It is intended to help and inform Petersfield residents, especially those who are unable to leave their homes because of Government restrictions.
If you know someone who would like to receive the paper version of this newsletter, please ask them to contact Romsey Mill via phone or via post: Romsey Mill Centre, Hemingford Road, Cambridge CB1 3BZ (you do not need a stamp if you add “FREEPOST CB1067”) or call 07933 671101.
Romsey Mill can also offer assistance by putting you in contact with volunteers, who can help collecting shopping and medication.
If you have information which would be of benefit to other residents in Petersfield please contact Romsey Mill with details and we will consider using it in future newsletters.
For all residents experiencing other Covid related issues (e.g. needing help while they isolate, or experiencing financial hardship support) speak to a member of the customer services team at Cambridge City Council. Telephone 01223 458780 or contact Simon.Aslett@cambridge.gov.uk or complete an online help request form here https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/coronavirus
Latest infection statistics in Cambridge
Public Health England data indicate there were 84 new cases of Covid-19 in Cambridge for the week Nov 27th – Dec 4th. This is a slight decrease of 7% on the new cases reported in the previous week. Cambridgeshire is likely to remain in Tier 2 when the tiers are reviewed this week, because of increasing infection rates elsewhere in the County.
COVID-19 Vaccination Programme goes live in Cambridgeshire
Teams of trained vaccinators will start to vaccinate patients against coronavirus at Addenbrooke’s Hospital from Dec 7th at the start of the biggest immunisation programme in history.
People aged 80 and over as well as care home workers will be first to receive the jab, along with NHS workers who are at higher risk.
Cambridge City Foodbank needs your support
Over 90% of the food distributed by food banks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.
Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now.
Donation points nearby (Asda – for goods bought instore only):
Asda, Beehive Centre, CB1 3ER
Mon-Sat 06:00 – 00:00
Sun 10:00 – 16:00
Sainsbury’s, Brooks Road CB1 3HP
Mon-Fri 07:00 – 23:00
Struggling with Internet or Mobile Costs?
Do any of the following sound like you, or someone you know:
- Struggling with the size of your mobile phone bill
- Keep having to top up your mobile
- Keep running out of data
- Find the Internet too expensive to get?
This Service is here to help!
Did you know:
- Some people can get both basic internet plus their mobile phone needs met for around £15pm
- With SIM deals from £4-5pm, many households could get their total needs met for under £30pm
- With savings on online of around £60pm on your bills overall, you could be better off every month by being online