Next Meeting Agenda is Now Available

The next Parish Council meeting is on Wednesday 2nd December and will be held online using the Zoom platform.

Join in at 7:15 for the Open Forum where you can raise any issue.  New - email your issues to the Clerk and they will be raised for you.

At 7:30 there will be a presentation by Simon Bates from EDDC about the Clyst Valley Regional Park.  The meeting will start at 7:50pm.

How to join the meeting and the full agenda are here

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 New Laws for Covid-19 Precautions from 5th Nov to 2nd Dec

From Thursday 5th November the the Government is tightening the restrictions on social contact and asking everyone to work from home if they can. All the changes are aiming to stop the spread of the virus. 

New Restrictions

  • You must stay at home
  • Only leave home for food, medical restrictions, exercise, education or work
  • You must work from home if you can
  • Avoid travel unless essential
  • Schools and essential shops will stay open
  • Remember: Wash Hands - Cover Face - Make Space

The Government webpage to help you know what the correct procedures are is here.

Remember the simple instruction to wash hands, protect your face and keep socially distancing.

 

From 3rd December we're in Tier 2

Find out what that means here.

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The Play Area is Open

The Play Area has now reopened but everyone will need to be aware of Covid-19 when using the equipment.  The virus is spread by touch so please clean the gates, equipment etc before use.  We've posted this sign to advise users

 

 

 

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Footpaths: Please Follow the Advice

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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

Please stay safe and follow the guidance from the government.

If you think you may have the virus use the NHS 111 online service here.

If you want to know what the symptoms are and how to protect yourself check here.

For details of Council services, advice for residents, businesses, employers and employees go to  the EDDC website here.

If you're worried about money there is a hardship fund.  More details here.

The latest update from East Devon District Council for residents is here (13th November).  It opens the relevant page the EDDC website. 

The EDDC Business Update, issued on 13th November, is here.

The latest update from Devon County Council (26th November) is here.

If you need help and cannot get hold of friends or neighbours you can use this window notice.

The Council has set up a local group in response to the Covid 19 crisis, it's called ALERT (Aylesbeare Local Emergency Response Team).  By now you should have received this guidance note through your letterbox.

If you or someone you know needs help please email Aylesbearepc@yahoo.com or telephone 01392 202692.

ALERT is also looking for volunteers. If you would like to offer support please email Councillor Anna Thompson cllrannathompson@hotmail.com 

The Parish Council will continue to operate throughout the virus period so contact the Clerk (Jim Roberts, 07768 457590 or 01392 202692, clerk@aylesbeareparishcouncil.co.uk) if necessary.

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 Beware of Covid 19 Test and Trace Scams

 Criminals are trying to cash in on the new NHS Test and Trace process by sending out emails and texts, or phoning directly, to tell people that they have been in contact with a person who has the virus.  They then demand money for tests or tracing information.  Remember - Ignore these messages; you NEVER have to pay for an NHS Covid 19 test or trace.

The NHS Test and Trace website says 

The NHS Test and Trace service will not:

  • ask for bank details or payments
  • ask for details of any other accounts, such as social media
  • ask you to set up a password or PIN number over the phone
  • ask you to call a premium rate number, such as those starting 09 or 087

 For more information please check the NHS website.

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Citizens Advice Bureau Ready to Help

Last year the CAB helped 16 residents of Aylesbeare and, despite the lockdown, they are still here to help.  The offices may be closed but there is a service 5 days a week online via their website, email, the CAB Facebook page or on the phone.


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   Reminder About Footpaths & Coronavirus

 

 Please remember to

  • Close all gates safely using gloves (the virus can live on surfaces)
  • Keep dogs under control
  • Stick to the designated footpaths
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