What North East Derbyshire District Council have been doing...
To date North East Derbyshire District Council has made contact with 3,614 residents to help and support them through the current pandemic.
By the end of last week they had made 56 food deliveries and an amazing 1,359 pharmacy deliveries in addition to several ad-hoc requests for support and assistance, including their new partnership with the Derbyshire Times to distribute copies of the newspaper to vulnerable residents across the District. There is more information about this on the Derbyshire Times' website.
Rykneld Homes also continues to provide an emergency repairs service as well as offering handy man services to the more vulnerable people in the District. They are also providing a distribution service for Derbyshire County Council food parcels for the shielded group with 30 parcels delivered to date.
Free food parcels to those in urgent need continues with food supplies being provided from local supermarkets as well as Parish Council collection and donation points, like the one at Dronfield Sports Centre on a Friday. Work continues with local food banks with food supplies being provided to supplement their existing stocks.
For more details about the work being undertaken by the District Council please see the infographic to the right.
Please continue to stay safe at home to help protect others and the NHS.
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:56 by Jo Mitchell