Alkington Parish Council

Serving the people of Alkington

Tags: Community

Annual Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning cancelled

The annual coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support will not take place this year. However, donations can still be made to them through their website

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:37 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

Information from Age UK about support during the Covid 19 crisis

We have a variety of resources that we are keen to share with the communities.

a. We have an information and advice line where anyone (older people and their families) with an issue can call and get free advice – 01452 422660

b. We have set up a Freephone line if any older person is feeling lonely and wants a chat with one of our staff or volunteers – 0800 298 0579

c.We are also running an... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 13:51 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

Co-op stores team up with volunteers to deliver to the most vulnerable

You may or may not be aware that the CO-OP Stores are teaming up with local volunteering organisations to allow food shopping to be delivered to the most vulnerable people in their area.

Residents are able to phone their local store and the Co-op staff are able to take a click and collect style payment over the phone so that no money needs to change hands between residents and volunteers. The shopping... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:17 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

Useful telephone numbers for people providing services locally

Berkeley Pharmacy (open 9:30 to 1:00 Mon to Fri) Telephone 01453 810316

NOTE: Vale Hospital currently closed – in case of minor injuries etc go to Stroud Hospital


Severn Valley Community Kitchen - not for profit, fresh, home-made food delivered to you chilled. Working in conjunction with GL11 Telephone 01453 708338

The Salutation Inn – meals and beer delivered Telephone 01453... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:37 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community

Community help hub launched to support residents

Gloucestershire's councils and partners have created a community help hub to connect local people who need help, with others who can provide the support they need.

As further measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19, local people have already started to pull together to arrange help in their area for those who need it, but not everyone has existing connections.

In response, the council's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:17 by Anita Sach

Tags: Community