SCAN parish

SHERINGTON WITH CHICHELEY, NORTH CRAWLEY, ASTWOOD AND HARDMEAD

SheringTots- Baby and Toddler Group

After service get together at Chicheley Village Hall

Coffee morning at St Laud's, Sherington- home made cakes Yum!

Coronavirus- Goverment guidance and regulations

Follow this link for the latest announcements and detailed regulations and advice from HM Government

For services in our churches please still  wear masks and sign in or use the NHS Covid app.  Sanitiser and masks will be available. 

 

Community Larder for individuals and families open in Wolverton-Wednesdays 10-11.30am

Provides a non means tested membership programme accessing surplus food, an opportunity to meet others  and ways in to other services and support.  

Supported by registered charity SOFEA www.sofea.uk.com

Food Bank Donations Needed!

Food Bank is urgently appealing for non perishable food items.  They can be left at SCAN collection containers in the village hall porch in Chicheley, St Laud's church porch in Sherington, the lytchgate for St Firmin's at the Cock car park in North Crawley.  Collections  happen on or around Friday lunchtimes except Bank Holidays, or more frequently as necessary

Donations are also being accepted at the Kings Church site in Wolverton next door to the library between 12.30pm and 2.30 pm Monday-Friday, the Food Bank warehouse at Stacey Bushes between 9am and 12 pm Monday-Friday and at supermarkets.  See the Food Bank website giving page here.

Donation collections can also be arranged locally;  please contact us for further details

What MK Food Bank is short of...

 

MK Foodbank are anticipating the following products to be in short supply  over the next few months:

Jars: spread (jam, peanut butter, marmite etc.)

Long Life Juice

Long Life Milk

Pasta Sauces 

 

To avoid small furry friends helping themselves to packaged dry goods, put all such items in the lidded containers!

Food or drink opened, out of date or containing alcohol can't be accepted.  

Current Overstocked Items:

Dried Pasta

Dried Rice

Tinned Soup

Baked Beans

Packets: soup, noodles, pulses

Breakfast cereal or porridge oats

NHS - Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

1. Connect with other people Good relationships are important for your mental wellbeing. 

2. Be physically active

3. Learn new skills

4. Give to others

5. Pay attention to the present moment (mindfulness)

 

Lots more  plus further resources at:

https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/self-help/guides-tools-and-activities/five-steps-to-mental-wellbeing/

COVID-19 Fraud

Please be careful regarding any contact from fake NHS scams. This could be by text, telephone, cold callers etc. It could be regarding the offer of a vaccination, a 'track and trace' test testing at home or something else.

Please check vulnerable neighbours are aware of this information, especially those who are not online. Never give out personal information or bank details (even if it appears a genuine request).

Report any incidents to the Covid Fraud Hotline on 0800 587 5030 (open 24/7) or fill in the secure and anonymous form at www.covidfraudhotline.org

gentlespaces: a new group support service for bereaved people in MK

We offer

• a place for those who grieve

• in a group setting

• hosted and facilitated by trained volunteers

• at a range of times and venues in MK

• and a free service

We do not offer

• a counselling service • support for those under 18

We are

• based in MK • volunteers from local churches

• trained in bereavement support • safeguarding compliant

Please contact 01908 382318 between 10-12am and 6-8pm, Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays

Top Up Shop open from Thursday 22nd September

Foodbank and Baby Basics MK

 

Page updated 05/10/21