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March 24, 2020

COVID-19

A page dedicated to the current ongoing situation.

We will use this page to keep everyone updated with as much information as possible in the local community, there are a lot of support groups and volunteer assistance ongoing in the area. If you have something that you wish to let people know about then get in touch with Joanne on jdouglas@nullberwicktrust.org.uk and she will update the information. This page will change daily due to more assistance and information being available.

General Advice
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Financial Advice
https://www.jhgreenwood.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID-19.pdf
https://www.jhgreenwood.co.uk/self-employed-guidance-assistance-during-covid-19/
https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme
https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Berwick Food Bank/Here for You
We are currently operating Berwick Food Bank using a 2 team system with skeleton staff from Monday to Friday. The hours of operation are now:

Monday – Wednesday 9.15am – 4.15pm
Thursday & Friday 9.15am – 1.30pm

Our building is closed to the general public and we have strict rules in place to protect our staff and customers. To access Berwick Food Bank, we ask that you ring the office number 01289 303366 where a member of staff will take details and process a form over the telephone, if you prefer we can call you back. You will be given a time slot to collect your parcel. Please ring the doorbell on arrival and follow the social distancing rules at all times.

Please bear with us during this time as we are very busy and may not get your call first time, leave a message and we will respond you to you as soon as we can.

Here for You is also still operational on a telephone basis only , CV updates can be done over the phone, again we can call you back to do this, we can assist with benefit enquiries and claims via telephone. If a member of the Here for you team is not available they will contact you at the next available opportunity.

Northumberland CVA have a website with information on local assistance throughout Northumberland. You can complete the survey to have your details added to the list of support.
Northumberland CVA

List of businesses that we know are operating. Please let us know if we have missed any.

Business/ServiceLocationOpening TimeClosing TimeNotesContact Details
TescoBerwick8.00am8.00pm20 trolleys at any one time
MorrisonsBerwick8.00am8.00pm
AsdaBerwick8.00am8.00pm
M & SBerwick8.00am
Sun 10.30am
8.00pm
Sat 7.00pm
Sun 4.30pm
Limiting customer numbers
AldiBerwick8.00am8.00pm
IcelandBerwick10.00am6.00pmElderly can shop Wednesday 10.00am - 12.00pm
B & M BargainsBerwick
Home BargainsBerwick
The Green ShopBerwick9.00am4.00pm1 customer and a helper at any one time01289 305566
Skellys ButcherBerwick
B & F Wholseale Fruit & VegChirnsideFruit and Veg boxes £10 - £15 Delivery to Berwick01890 818481
Cas Par Cas Factory ShopBerwick10.00am5.00pmFresh and Frozen fish delivered. Payment by bank transfer01289 307772
Direct PetsBerwick10.00am4.00pmClick and Collect or Call and Collect. Delivery within a 25 mile radius01289 302757
Lloyds Pharmacy Union BraeBerwick10.00am
2.00pm
1.00pm
5.00pm
SpecsaversBerwick10.00am4.00pmEmergency Appointments Only01289 301180
The Prior ShopTweedmouth01289 305738
Castlegate NewsagentsBerwick5.30am4.00pm
The Polish ShopBerwick
Farm to FreezeWooler8.30am11.30amTelephone Orders only, delivery made between 1.00pm and 4.00pm. Collections only on a Sunday between 9.00am and 3.00pm01668 281451
Wooler Co-opWooler7.00am8.00pm
Good Life ShopWooler01668 281700
Cheviot BakeryWooler8.00am2.30pm
Wooler Post OfficeWooler9.00amWed 4.00pm
Sat 12.30pm
All other days 5.20pm
Collections are earlier than stated times
Glendale PharmacyWooler9.00am6.00pm
Thurs 5.30
Sat 5.00
01668 281343
The AnchorWoolerDelivery of home cooked meals only. orders placed by 1.00pm01668 281280
Wooler Food BankWoolerTemporary Home in The Cheviot Centre01668 282406
ggtadmin@nullwooler.org.uk
Particularly Good PotatoesWoolerNecessity package of eggs (6), bread (loaf), milk (litre) and potatoes (2Kg) for £5.50. Deliver Tuesday and Friday with orders being placed by Sunday evening for the Tuesday delivery and Wednesday evening for the Friday delivery. Free delivery in the Wooler area. Payment is either via cash or bank transfer.01668 281090
Chatton Village StoresChatton8.00am
Sun 8.30am
4.45pm
Wed & Sat 12.45
Sun 11.00am
Local Delivery Available01668 215375
Lowick Village StoreLowick8.00am3.00pmLocal Delivery Available01289 388644
Ford Village ShopFord8.00am
Sun 9.00am
12.30pm
Local Delivery Available01890 820230
Cornhill Village ShopCornhill on Tweed6.30am4.00pmLocal Delivery Available. 2 people in shop at any time.01890 883313
R G Foreman & SonNorhamLocal Delivery Available. Payment over the telephone01289 382260
Sunny Hills of BelfordBelfordDeliveries will take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Payment over the telephone. Deliveries in Belford Free, small charge for outside the village01668 219662
info@nullsunnyhillsfarmshop.co.uk
Berwick Post OfficeBerwickMon 10.00am
Tues 10.00am
1.00pm both daysEffective from 30th March
SaversBerwick01289 308248
Berwick Garden CentreBerwickDelivery Available, price dependant on location01289 302383
lynda@nullberwickgardencentre.co.uk
Dean Mark ButchersEyemouthLocal Delivery at the minute. 01890 750209
First Glass DeliveriesDelivering milk, bread, juice, yoghurts and eggs01890 882950
SparBerwick7.00am8.00pm
Berwick Decorating CentreBerwickDeliveries Tuesday and Friday
Barclays BankBerwick9.00am
Wed 10.00am
2.00pmCounter service available from 9.30am01289 385194

Facebook groups
isolationberwick
Three Fields Community Page
Northumberland CVA Covid19 Updates and Information Sharing

Volunteer Assistance
Berwick Upon Tweed
North of the Tweed is Georgina Hill – 07753 749755
South of the Tweed is Anne Forbes – 07827 294221

NHS Volunteer Responders
https://www.goodsamapp.org/nhs