Covid 19 - Local news, Help and Support offered

Stay Alert, Protect the NHS, Save Lives.

Norfolk County Council's dedicated helpline: 0344 8008020, Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

If you are a Broadland resident in need of support call Broadlnad District Council's Help Hub on 01508 533933, Monday to Friday 08:15 - 22:00 and Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 or email

Age UK's advice for anyone feeling anxious.

Acle Foodbank The Thursday morning drop-off of donations has ceased, but the Foodbank is continuing: if you live in our area and need advice or help please ring our NEW DEDICATED HELP-LINE number  0800 774 7286  Acle Foodbank Facebook page. (should be reconnected soon).

Information for individual villages
NB Some of these arrangements from the first period of lockdown may have changed.


We have a group of local volunteers who want to help.
See Facebook reedhamcovid19team or contact Tina on 07976 275032; Diana on 07799 506809; Lesley on 07843 248865; or Mary on 701388 if you need help with any of the following (free of charge)

Picking up shopping or other supplies such as prescriptions
Posting mail
Walking a dog
Regular phone calls to keep you company
or let us know what else you need and we will do what we can to help

Freethorpe / Halvergate / Wickhampton

Freethorpe General Stores are delivering groceries.
Tessa (07810 541652) has offered help with shopping for the self-isolated.

Cantley / Limpenhoe / Southwood

Cantley Parish Council are organising a group of local volunteers to offer support similar to the Reedham Group.  Please contact 07443 42 77 88 or email

Beighton / Moulton St. Mary

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Those on Facebook can see or message Acle Emergency Planning - Resilience.