Best Kept Garden Competition 2020

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Calling all Greenfinger Gardeners! Want to show off your gorgoeus gardens full of beautiful blooms? Then why not enter this years Best Kept Garden Competition?

Town Councillor Vacancy

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If you would like further information, please contact the Town Clerk, 01724 710020 or email

Collecting Prescriptions

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A message from Trent View Medical Centre:

Prescriptions collections are now between 10am – 12 noon and 3pm – 5pm.

Please pay special attention to social distancing whilst queing outside and avoid huddling around the entrance.

Thank you

Latest Update – Supplies & Funds/Doctors & Medicine Issues/Local Deliveries

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Supplies & Funds
The Emergency Donation Centre is open 4-5pm to receive any items or monetary donations. All monies used to re-stock supplies.

The daily helpers will deliver any orders from 4.30 onwards. They will knock on your door and leave bags on the step, collecting any donations left – please inform the contact number/email listed to say you are leaving a donation and leave in a sealed envelope. If not able to leave on the front step, then somewhere obvius that causes no extra contact issues.

Doctors & Medicine Issues
Both the surgery nd the chemists are running at full speed. As you can appreciate, they are overwhelmed with the demand. Some of the issues lays with incorrect use of the automated service. Basic guide:

If you want to order repeat medication
Dial 01724 713920
Listen to Dr Fraser welcome message
Select option 3 prescriptions
Select option 1
Leave your name, address and date of birth and either “Please order all my repeat”
“Please order all my repeat excluding items xxx”

If you NEED delivery ask for delivery at time of order. This service is checked every 30 minutes for messages. Prescriptions are taking 72 hours to get ready. For URGENT ESSENTIAL medication, please contact the Council contact numbers and we will try to assist with delivery. Weldrick’s Chemist – 01724 710263

We must emphasis – where people can access online & local delivery services we ask please do. Some local companies:

Fresh Fish – Wayne – 07768755198
Dairy & Eggs – Chris / Neil – 01427 872833 / 07983 520771
Fruit & Veg – Tutti Fruitiers – 07594 337854
Potatoes – Charlie Calladine – 07885707576
Fresh Bread/cakes/pastries/sandwiches/deli range – Fullers – 01724 711659
Fresh & cooked meats/cheese/fruit & veg/pies – Parkins Butchers – 01724710994
Fresh Meat – Middleton Meats – 07940 787969

Thank you

Council Staff – Working From Home

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With immediate effect the Council Staff will be working from home. The email address and contact numbers are still operable and services will run as normal as possible via these means.

The Council Office will remain running as the Emergency Donation Centre with co-ordination of helpers / requests for help being effectively managed by the staff and council members. Every effort to match requests for assistance is being made and currently working well. We wouild like to thank everyone that is pulling together and the following of NHS advise.

Community Assistance Plan – COVID-19

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Dear residents,

The Town Council is overwhelmed and humbled by the many offers of help during this pandemic. We feel that in order for this help to be effective we need a central base and, as such, the Town Council is proposing the following:

The town council office (‘The Hub’, adjacent to the Doctors surgery) will be opened up to accept donations of food and other household essentials on a DAILY BASIS between 16:00-17:00

If you cannot get to the office we will also collect anything you wish to donate.

Entrance will be via the back door and the option will be available to leave donations in the foyer if you don’t wish to come into contact.

We also request volunteers to undertake the following:
• Deliver goods to those in need
• A friendly phone call to those in need
• Donate anything that you feel will be of benefit to someone in our community
• Deliver leaflets asking if anyone needs help
• Purchase an extra item or two that you can donate to this cause
• Help in any way they can

We understand that a lot of work has already been undertaken by the community and this is in no way an attempt to ‘tread on anyone’s toes’ but an attempt to centralise all these great offers of help. We also hope it will reassure residents, particularly those who may be vulnerable, that all volunteers are genuine as, unfortunately, there are reports in other areas of bogus callers taking advantage of this situation.

This response will be led by the Council and individual councillors but it needs the support of our amazing residents to be successful so please help if you are able.

Many thanks,

Crowle and Ealand Town Council.


Kirsty Dunn (Clerk)…07483 119 725
Alan Rayment (Mayor) 07739 356 488
Robbie Pender (Deputy Mayor) 07522 033 459
Julie Reed (Ward Councillor) 07584 261 066

The above can also be contacted via Facebook Messenger.

Who Can Help? – Where to turn….

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People that can help…

This is a very scary time for many of our community with numerous reports from other comminuties of unscrupulous people taking advantage by offering false help to the elderly and vunerable people. We urge you all, should you accept help from anyone, please ensure that these are trustworthy people and not fall victim to vile scammers! Ideally ask a reliable, known friend or neighbour to help.

Here is a list of places locally that you can turn to for help and services:

Radio Huimberside – Make a Difference. Aiming to connect people who can help, with people that need help. For example, you contact them to say you can’t get hold of certain medicine or household item and they put out a request for anyone local that may have the item and can donate to you. Vice versa – you call in to donate items for those that need them.

Contact 0800 066 5959 and ask for Make A Difference
Text RH to 81333 or email

Local companies offering delivery service:
Parkins Butcher
Fullers Bakery- a pre-book service is availble for bread etc
Weldricks Chemist – they will also delivery to Ealand post office for collection
Sadies Tea Room
Claireabellas – including the paper delivery service

Any other providers, please get in touch to be added to the list.

The doctors surgery are still permitting collection of prescriptions but these will be made from the back of the building.

Please keep checking the government website for updates and keep safe!

Cancellation of Upcoming Events

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Dear Residents,

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this Council, acting in accordance with government advice will cancel/postpone the following events until further notice:

The Annual Community Celebration Event – 25 April 2020
VE Day Celebrations 8 – 10 May 2020
Crowle Market 11 April & 16 May 2020

As yet, the Council meetings are permitted, but advised that members of the public should avoid attending. Please refer to official guidelines for the latest updates and please keep yourself and family members safe!

If you have any concerns regarding these events, please contact the Council Office on 01724 710020 or

Thank you

Councillor Alan Rayment
Town Mayor