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Posted on: 02 April 2020

Sherborne Viral Kindness

Posted by
Sherborne Chamber of Trade & Commerce

Can We Help?

 

We have a network of volunteers covering Sherborne and surrounding Villages.

If you are in isolation and need help with something -please contact us.

Contact us via Facebook@sherborneviralkindness or call us on 07884 115 987.  All our services are completely FREE.

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Posted on: 02 April 2020

Sherborne Viral Kindness News Update
Sherborne Viral Kindness News Update
Posted by
Sherborne Chamber of Trade and Commerce

Please read the PDF attached below of the email from Jules Bradburn, Sherborne Viral Kindness.

Dear all,
Here is our weekly update for week three. We now have over 120 volunteers and we are dealing with over 100 requests per day for shopping, food delivery and prescription delivery. Thank you all for the part you play we couldn’t do it without you.
We work closely with Volunteer Dorset and your details have all been logged with them. We have been discussing the next steps such as ID badges with Dorset Council and formal confirmation of your valuable work in the community should there be further lock down restrictions.
Our services have developed over the last week  and to keep you up to date with developments here’s a rundown, please make people aware of what we are doing as you meet with them.

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Posted on: 31 March 2020

Postponed Auctions

Posted by
Charterhouse Auctioneers & Valuers

Like many business owners I am now working from home. Following Government advice we closed the doors to the Long Street Salerooms to clients on Monday 23rd March to be help safeguard the lives of our staff, clients and to help save the NHS.  In doing this we postponed our two day 2nd & 3rd April country  house auction and our 6th April classic and vintage car auctions – these will go ahead as soon as is viable once the lockdown is lifted.

I have always counted myself as being lucky. Having worked as an auctioneer and valuer for the past 35 years I have seen my fair share of lovely lots.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF

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Posted on: 30 March 2020

Dorset Council suspends charges
Dorset Council suspends charges
Posted by
Dorset County Council - Highways, Roadworks

Dorset Council suspends charges in their car parks to support key workers and residents

Dorset Council has taken the decision to suspend parking charges in its car parks across the county during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Following calls from the general public and Dorset’s elected members, the Council will no longer require payment for the use of any of its car parks that remain open at this time while public health measures are in place.

However, on-street parking charges and restrictions will remain in place in order to keep roads clear and traffic moving.

The decision to suspend off-street car park charges will help residents to park for free while residential roads are full of vehicles during the current “lockdown”. The aim is to get people not parking in the side roads whilst they are staying indoors, so they can move their cars from the road to the car parks.

By encouraging the movement of the cars from the street to these car parks we can provide better access for NHS workers, social carers and volunteers supporting the vulnerable in their communities. It will improve access for emergency and bin collection vehicles and provide options for residents who need to travel to buy essential food and groceries.

Beach car parks and those at other tourist spots that have already been closed will remain shut until further notice. Dorset Council will continue to ask people not to drive to these places and/or congregate in groups in order to comply with public health guidance and not spread the virus.

Cllr Ray Bryan, Dorset Council’s Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment, said:

“We have listened and taken action. This is a positive use of Council assets and by suspending charges in our car-parks we can support Dorset residents during these unprecedented times.

We can ensure those who are on the front-line delivering vital services have parking options, and we can help keep traffic moving while residential roads are full of parked cars.

However, it is still important that people heed central government advice to stay at home and only travel when it is essential. Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home). If outside, ensure you stay 2 metres away from others.”


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Posted on: 30 March 2020

Dorset Waste services: Important new rubbish and recycling guidance for all Dorset residents
Dorset Waste services: Important new rubbish and recycling guidance for all Dorset residents
Posted by
Dorset Council

Posted on March 29, 2020 26 Comments on Waste services: Important new rubbish and recycling guidance for all Dorset residents

As Dorset Council’s waste services begin to feel the pressure from coronavirus (COVID-19) employee absence and the need to introduce new safety measures to protect our workforce, we are asking residents to help us by changing the way they deal with their bins, litter and recycling.

Lower priority services such as bin deliveries and garden waste collections have now either been suspended or are on the verge of being halted. Therefore, due to these reduced staffing levels, we are now implementing the next stage of our plan to keep essential collections going.

  • We will no longer return to empty any missed bins until your next regular collection day. If your bins are missed, please bring them back in. Store your waste safely and put it out on your next appropriate collection day
  • We will pick up extra black bin rubbish only if your previous rubbish collection was missed. We will continue to pick up food waste weekly. You can also put out extra recycling provided it is separated correctly
  • Do not try to report missed collections to us. Visit our service disruption pages online to check if you are in an affected area
  • Remember to crush and flatten items (not glass) before throwing away, as this will help create space in your bins and our collection vehicles
  • Please continue to observe public health guidance on handling your waste. If you have symptoms of coronavirus, please double bag your waste and store for 72 hours before placing in your bin or blue sack. You should also wash your hands both before putting your bins out and after taking them back in
  • We recommend rinsing dirty rubbish and recycling items before placing in bins to reduce unpleasant odours.

    To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.

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Posted on: 26 March 2020

Charterhouse Valuations go Online

Posted by
Charterhouse Auctioneers & Valuers

Although Charterhouse Auctioneers in Sherborne have temporarily closed, following Government guidelines relating to COVID-19, their team of expert valuers are all at home with their laptops dealing with enquiries via email.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF

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Posted on: 23 March 2020

Forthcoming Events

Posted by
Tourist Information Centre

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead.



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Posted on: 23 March 2020

The Royal Navy International Air Day- Cancelled

Posted by
Tourist Information Centre

Due to the unprecedented uncertainty due to Covid-19, it is with huge regret and disappointment that we have to announce the cancellation of this year’s Royal Navy International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton on Saturday 11 July.

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Posted on: 02 March 2020

THE JERRAM GALLERY, SHERBORNE

Posted by
The Jerram Gallery

EXHIBITION OF NEW WORK BY

NEAC (NEW ENGLISH ARTS CLUB) ARTISTS

Friday, 13th March to Friday, 3rd April at

The Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset

Open daily from 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesday to Saturday


The complete exhibition can be viewed online www.jerramgallery.com
F
ollow this link to the Exhibition page: https://www.jerramgallery.com/exhibitions/march-2019/

 

 

 

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