ADVICE & INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 IS A NEW ILLNESS THAT CAN AFFECT YOUR LUNGS AND AIRWAYS.     

THIS IS CAUSED BY THE VIRUS KNOWN AS CORONAVIRUS.

PLEASE FIND USEFUL LINKS:

www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

111.nhs.uk/covid-19  

www.england.nhs.uk/2020/03/your-nhs-needs-you-nhs-call-for-volunteer-army/? 

www.businesssupport.gov.uk/

www.northumberland.gov.uk/Care/Health.aspx#coronavirus

www.northumberland.gov.uk/coronavirus/Support-for-Businesses-coronavirus.aspx

www.northumberland.gov.uk/coronavirus/Northumberland-Communities-Together.aspx

beta.northumbria.police.uk/

www.bbc.co.uk/news

PLEASE NOTE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE ALL ASHINGTON TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS HAVE BEEN DEFERRED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES OR CONCERNS PLEASE CALL THE TOWN COUNCIL ON 01670 624 521 / 620 533 OR EMAIL: mikeslaughter@ashingtontowncouncil.gov.uk

PLEASE SEE USEFUL LINKS TO ORGANISATIONS WHO CAN PROVIDE ADVICE AND SUPPORT TO THE ASHINGTON COMMUNITY AT THE CURRENT TIME:

BERNICIA HOUSING GROUP

The Bernicia Group provide homes in the Ashington area.

0844 800 3800 / www.bernicia.com

BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION

Advice from the British Heart Foundation.

www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/heart-matters-magazine/news/coronavirus-and-your-health? 

BUSINESS NORTHUMBERLAND

Business Northumberland provide a support service for business in Northumberland.

08451 444 000 / www.businessnorthumberland.co.uk 

CITIZENS ADVICE NORTHUMBERLAND

Citizens Advice Northumberland provide free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems.

Northumberland Advice line - 03444 111 444 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)

www.citizensadvicenorthumberland.org.uk/

JOBCENTRE

Find your nearest jobcentre. 

0800 328 9344 / www.jobcentrejobs.co.uk/ 

MENTAL HEALTH & DEBT 

A guide is available to understand the impact of debt to mental health. The guide gives advice on dealing with debt such as Debt Management Plans and what to do if debt problems begin to affect mental health.

www.riftrefunds.co.uk/tax-refunds/uk-tax-refund-advice/tax-debt-and-mental-health/

NHS

NHS Guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments and opportunity to join the Volunteer Army

www.nhs.uk

www.goodsamapp.org/NHS

NORTHUMBERLAND COMMUNITY BANK 

Northumberland Community Bank provide a reliable and ethical alternative to other financial institutions.

www.northumberlandcommunitybank.co.uk

NORTHUMBERLAND (& SUNDERLAND) COLLEGE

Northumberland College are providing a range of support to students at the current time.

www.northumberland.ac.uk

NORTHUMBRIA POLICE

Up-to-date information from Northumbria Police.

https://beta.northumbria.police.uk/

POST OFFICE NEAR ME

Find your nearest post office. Get directions and contact details.

www.postofficesnearme.com

REAL DEAL PLUS

Real Deal Plus, at Ashington Life Centre, can provide practical help to members of the community.

01670 462 097 / www.realdealplus.org.uk

THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ALLOTMENT & LEISURE GARDENERS

Advice for allotment gardeners at the current time.

 www.nsalg.org.uk/news/covid19-information/

WANSBECK CENTRE FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE (NORTHUMBERLAND CVA)

Northumberland CVA provide information & advice to volunteers and community & voluntary groups.

01670 858 688 / www.wansbeckcvs.org.uk

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WANSBECK VALLEY FOODBANK

Wansbeck Valley Food Bank provides a stop gap food bank for individuals and families in the Wansbeck Valley area including Ashington, Morpeth and Newbiggin by the Sea.

www.wansbeckvalleyfoodbank.org

YMCA NORTHUMBERLAND

YMCA Northumberland are looking to provide practical support for young people at this time.

01670 857 167 / www.northumberlandymca.org.uk

ANY ORGANISATION IN OR SERVING THE ASHINGTON COMMUNITY CAN INFORM THE TOWN COUNCIL OF CANCELLED, REVISED OR NEW ACTIVITIES THAT BENEFIT RESIDENTS AT THIS UNPRECEDENTED TIME. WE WILL PUBLICIZE ON THIS WEBSITE AND THE ASHINGTON CRIER TWITTER ACCOUNT.  PLEASE EMAIL: stephenhumphreyatc@gmail.com