Lockdown Newsletter 23
19th November 2020
More in Morpeth weekly update newsletter. Next issue 26th November. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Market stalls selling food & drink are “essential” so are permitted under lockdown, so:
- The Wednesday Market will continue with food stalls through lockdown.
- Street Food Markets are scheduled for 28th Nov and 19th Dec with some (£45) pitches available – see https://tinyurl.com/y5u9gyde
- The Christmas Farmers Market will be on Saturday 5th Dec – with the range of stalls depending on the status of lockdown
- And there will be another Christmas Market on Saturday 12th Dec. Contact email@example.com for info
The Morpeth Rotary Tree of Light is in the Sanderson Arcade. To make a donation and/or leave a message visit: https://tinyurl.com/y3zyv9rv
Morpeth Lions are hoping to have a stall at the Farmers Market on 5th Dec. They are currently particularly looking for gifts suitable for 10 to 15-year olds for the Giving Tree. Donations (new or used) can be collected tel 01670 516859 or 222435. Cash donations are welcome through https://www.justgiving.com/morpethlions
Winter Wonderland Drive–In Cinema at Craik Park: Weekends 4th 5th 6th; 11th 12th 13th; 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st. Many films sold out already. https://tinyurl.com/y6pmzph7
Streamed Christmas Storytelling “A Trio of Panto Stories” with John Kirk 5th Dec Limited tickets so book now! https://tinyurl.com/yy3aeqoa
NCC Consultation on plans for rail passenger services on the “Northumberland Line” linking Ashington to Tyneside, with possible links to Morpeth – closes 14th Dec https://bit.ly/2UhmVJM
Town Council consultation on extending the boundaries of the Town Centre Conservation Area: runs 20th Nov – 8th Jan. See link on www.morpeth-tc.gov.uk
The next Inside Morpeth will be delivered in the second week of Dec. Please get any stories, articles or other copy to Ian Leech firstname.lastname@example.org by 26th Nov.
Look out for local businesses offering voucher schemes to give as Christmas presents – these vouchers not only hold a promise of better times to come – but give a cash flow boost to struggling businesses so they can keep going.
Produced in Northumberland has drawn up a list of producer-members offering on-line ordering and home deliveries https://tinyurl.com/y6pmzph7 Does anyone have the time or inclination to draw up a similar list of Morpeth traders?
Morpeth Library is still offering “Select & Collect” by genre or author-style, e-books on the BorrowBox app and Press Reader. https://tinyurl.com/y4fxnyhk
Morpeth Community Support Group is available to do shopping, collecting prescriptions, dog walking etc for people whether they are self-isolating or not – and still needs more volunteers. https://tinyurl.com/y53bjrc3
Morpeth Health Hut Pharmacy on Kirkhill runs a free prescription delivery service to the Morpeth town area. Ring 01670 510510 for help and advice.
NCC Covid-19 Information Hub includes info on Business Grants, Schools & Homeschooling, Self Isolation Support Payment and more Tel 01670 620015. https://tinyurl.com/y33zgylz
If you’ve had coronavirus, you may still be experiencing some symptoms. Get useful information and support with your recovery: https://tinyurl.com/yyanbx4v