‘The NHS in Dorset would like to thank you for everything you are doing to support our staff during the global coronavirus pandemic. We are incredibly proud of all that our amazing NHS staff have achieved with the help and support of other key workers’Thank you from your local NHS in Dorset
In the letter from NHS in Dorset (which you can download by clicking on the button below). They share with us an update on the way they’re having to deliver local health services, explaining that it will need to continue to be different and that returning services quickly to how they ran before this pandemic is not possible.
It will take time, and as we know coronavirus is likely to be with us for a while.
Download the letter.
Can’t get out for essentials?
Morrisons will now bring them to you.
The new Food Boxes from Morrisons are designed to provide you with everyday essentials, without needing to leave your home. With a choice of groceries or prepared meals, we offer convenient delivery directly to your door.
A box contains £30 of groceries and Morrisons offer convenient delivery directly to your door for £5.
Choose from a range of boxes including meat or vegetarian groceries together with household essentials, or opt for a Market Kitchen box – a collection of hand-finished prepared meals. Simply choose a box that best suits you.
If you want to find out more , like what you can expect inside the box, the types of boxes available and all the full details, then please click on this link https://www.morrisons.com/food-boxes/.
You can place an order via this website, or you can order by phone on 0845 611 6111 ; between 8am – 11pm Monday – Saturday
For those who wish to keep in contact with the Parish of Upper Stour at this time there are several innovative ways. One is the recently introduced Parish e-newsletter. You can see the current and latest newsletter here . This month features the Holy Week and Easter celebrations, together with an exploration of a very unusual Lent. The articles are accompanied by some joyous photgraphy.
Included is a link to the Holy Week and Easter 2020 booklet which helps you follow through from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.(Click Here – Holy Week). The booklet was produced by the Diocese of Lichfield. The Rev’d Ben hopes it will be helpful for us all as we keep this holy time together, but in different places.
There is also some support for our volunteers and those many individuals who have been helping the community at this time.
I am delighted that so many are rising to the challenge to help one another! This month’s Parish Magazine outlines some of the help that is being provided, and I would also like to draw your attention to the Bourton Community Support Group, details of which can be found here.Rev’d Ben Rundell-Evans – Priest in Charge, Parish of Upper Stour
The Reverend Ben will also be sending out an e-newsletter on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. If you discover that someone would like to receive these e-newsletters who hasn’t yet, then please encourage them to sign up here.
We will hopefully be able to feaure them here again in our News Posts.
For those who want to find out more, we’ve also put in the contact details for the Parish of Upper Stour on our Contact Info page.