The rapid global spread of the coronavirus presents our community with unprecedented challenges. Twyford Parish Council is committed to supporting our community through the challenges that the pandemic presents.
Please find below some key information specifically tailored for our village. We intend to keep this information up to date as things change.
Twyford Covid 19 Community Support Group
Twyford Covid 19 Community Support Group are a team of Twyford Residents helping in our Community to support those in need during the Covid 19 Crisis
They can reasonably assist with shopping, dog walking and a phone chat if you want some company.
Volunteers are also either working full time, looking after their own families and children and at times some of them may get sick with the virus.
Wokingham Borough Council
To find out up to date information regarding coronavirus in the Borough, please find below two helpful websites:
Wokingham Borough Community Response Just Giving Page
Managing the Covid-19 pandemic is a team effort.
Wokingham Borough Council, Town and Parish Councils, Voluntary Groups, Community Organisations and Charities, neighbourhoods and individual people are all pulling together to support those who need extra help at this time.
The Wokingham Borough Community Response is our borough-wide one-stop-shop for helping those in need during this difficult time. The volunteers around the borough complete essential shopping, drop off food parcels or deliver prescriptions. Also, they are answering the phones to worried residents in need of help, telephoning people who are isolated to check if they’re ok and offering some friendship at an especially lonely time.
All the money raised will go to fund food parcels for vulnerable people across the Borough, and any funds left over once the food hub closes will be distributed to the voluntary sector organisations involved in this combined response.
Visit the Wokingham Borough Community Response Just giving page, link below:
The Wokingham Borough Community Hub
The Wokingham Borough Community Hub provides food, toiletries and essentials to people who need it, in our Borough.
Wokingham Borough Council is working with charities in the Borough to provide a community wide response to help vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis.
You can volunteer – just sign up via Wokingham Volunteer Centre and they’ll be in touch.
You can donate essential supplies.
Visit the Facebook page for more information, link below:
The Citizens Advice Bureau
For people needing advice or practical support please contact our Citizens Advice Bureau by:
- Telephone on: 0300 330 1189
- Email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Visiting the website on: http://citizensadvicewokingham.org.uk/
We are actively promoting the One Front Door Service. If you cannot leave home due to the coronavirus and need help because there is no-one locally who can give you support, please use the form on the Citizens Advice Bureau website. They will triage your request and link you with appropriate support across Wokingham Borough which have signed up to this scheme and, if they can, they will find a volunteer who can help get you shopping or pick up prescriptions, or just call for a friendly chat.
Advice for Residents
Please find key websites below:
- Please see the updated Government advice here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
- Advice about coronavirus (including, what the symptoms are and how to stop it spreading). Click: here
- Information about the overall situation (including, the number of cases, where they are and what countries are affected). Click: here
- A good FAQ has been compiled by the NHS and is available here
Restaurants and Shops
We are compiling a list of shops and restaurants in the village and surrounding areas that have adapted their processes in light of the current crisis. Please find below a list of restaurants / shops, their contact details and the changes that they have implemented.
Order by phone – non-contact local delivery
Order by phone or email for non-contact delivery
The Flowing Spring
Order online & collect
Order by phone or online
Non-contact local delivery
Non-contact local delivery
Email Haweli if you know of someone that can benefit from a food box.
Heron on the Ford
Telephone the pub and pay on collection
Order by telephone and collect
Rural Pie Company
Pies delivered to your door – non-contact.
Order online, by email or phone.
The Shurlock Inn
Order by phone
Non contact collection
Stanlake Park Wine Estate
Drive through click and collect
Place order online
Order by phone
Local non-contact delivery
Order online for Thursday delivery (providing there are sufficient Twyford orders)
You can still go to the park for outdoor exercise once a day but only alone or with members of your household, not in groups.
Communal places within parks such as sports courts, playgrounds and outdoor gyms are not to be used, to protect everyone’s health.
We ask that households use parks responsibly and keep 2 metres apart from others at all times.
Unless you are with members of your household, gatherings of more than two people in parks and other public spaces have been banned. The police have the powers to disperse gatherings and issue fines if necessary.