31 March 2020
In light of the social distancing measures announced on Monday 24th March 2020 to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all meetings of the Parish Council are cancelled until further notice. The 2020 Annual Parish Meeting for all parishioners is cancelled.
The Wickwar Village Spring Clean on 25th April 2020 is also cancelled.
The play area at the King George V Playing Field is closed until further notice. The King George V Playing Field remains open to enable people to use it for their daily exercise. This should be taken alone or with members of your household as per Government guidelines. We urge people using the Playing Field to observe social distancing and keep 2 metres away from anyone not from your household. Social gatherings of more than two people are not permitted. The gate to the Playing Field car park has been locked and people are advised not to drive to take their exercise.
Wickwar Town Hall and the King George V Pavilion are closed to the public until further notice.
Wickwar Cemetery remains open and burials are permitted. In line with current guidance from the Church of England, graveside services attended by immediate family members are permitted. For all enquiries about the cemetery please contact the Parish Clerk.
For information about services provided by South Gloucestershire Council, including waste and recycling services, please visit: https://beta.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/health-services/covid19/
If you require support whilst self isolating this can be accessed from Wotton Area Mutual Aid. Please see the flyer on this website or call 07545 042794 to request support with collecting shopping, urgent supplies or just a phone call for friendly chat.
The Parish Council and the Church will also be providing a practical and pastoral ‘safety net’ for any parishioner who is in need of something and hasn’t been able to get help, or who wants some support. Depending on what it is you need, we can put you in touch with someone who can help.
- Please ring Rachel Davis, Parish Clerk 07895 527353
- Cllr Pat Trull 07742 400467
- Revd. David Russell at the Rectory 01454 294267 (for any pastoral issues and conversational support).
Parish Clerk to Wickwar Parish Council