Volunteers Urgently Needed

HOME NHS VOLUNTEER RESPONDERS Your NHS needs you! Join our team today. NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS during the COVID-19 outbreak. To do this we need an ‘army’ of volunteers who can support the 1.5m people in England who are at most risk from the virus to stay well. […]

Get coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person

Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you’ll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food. If you’re not sure whether your medical condition makes you extremely vulnerable, register anyway. You can register yourself, or on behalf of someone else. https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable […]

Our Parish Office is closed to visitors but we are still working for you

Our Parish Council Office in the Herne Centre is now closed to visitors but people can still email our clerk clerk@hbparishcouncil.co.uk or phone 01227 742700, all answerphone messages will be picked up.   If anyone is in need they can contact the parish office by phone or email. . Leaflets are currently being distributed to […]

Herne and Broomfield Local History Group report

A recent history Group meeting was well attended.  ‘Doing Our Bit’ was presented by Steve Hookins – a regular at WW2 enactments who gave a lively sometimes irreverent and light hearted presentation   in the guise of ‘Mr Foreman’ of the Emergency Road Repair Service.  He spoke about the roles carried out by some of the […]

Garden waste collections suspended – message from Canterbury City Council

From next week (w/c 23 March), all garden waste collections will be suspended for the foreseeable future.   Serco’s crews have been severely reduced due to illness and self-isolation. There are just not enough people to carry out the garden waste service and the focus must be on other types of collections – food waste, […]

FOOD BANKS

We are trying to navigate through uncharted waters and there will be many in the coming weeks that will be on Statutory sick pay etc., rather than their normal salary, which will leave them in financial difficulties and in need of the food banks. With the panic buying that is currently taking place, the food […]

Coronavirus/COVID-19 – Scammers active in Kent!

Scammers and criminals are already looking for opportunities to scam people as a result of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. Happily, there are many more stories of kindness and generosity but we want to make people aware of the scams as they emerge – which they seem to be on a daily basis. We have […]

Fruit & Veg deliveries for people self-isolating

Peters Produce in Herne Bay are making daily deliveries to customers who are self isolating, in Herne and Broomfield. There is no charge for this service, telephone 01227 741548