Rutland County Council has been supporting some of the county's most vulnerable residents, who they have been made aware of, for the past few weeks with food deliveries, while the national scheme was implemented. They now want to make it as easy as possible... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:22 by Paul Taylor
Visitors to the village
Exton is eerily quiet at the moment I am sure you will agree. With such sunny weather and our village location set in such a beautiful landscape it is easy to forget the devastation to families throughout the land. The number of visitors to the village seem to have dwindled due to the more recent announcements of possibly strengthening the powers of those in authority.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:13 by Paul Taylor
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM OAKHAM MEDICAL PRACTICE:
1/ The triage system has been ramped up. There is now an intercom in the entrance foyer. Visitors have to speak through that to reception who will confirm their reasons to enter the building. A nurse will then come to you in the foyer and take your temperature.
The Practice is only dealing with critical cases. All non-essential minor treatments are postponed.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:40 by Paul Taylor
How great to hear the hand clapping last evening from the Village for all the workers on the front line whether its NHS, shops, Council operatives, everyone doing their best in these extraordinary times.Please can I remind anybody who is alone or knows of a neighbour concerned about their particular issues with shopping, or medication or any other special needs, please contact the Clerk. I may be able... Read More »>
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:27 by Paul Taylor
A reminder to the community that the bin collections are continuing and the operators are endeavouring to respect the distancing requirements. However, we should remember they are doing a great job for us all avoiding an accumulation of waste while more people are at home all day. It is important that households do not use this current emergency situationto overfill their bins with household items... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:35 by Paul Taylor
The attached message was received from the local police and contains details of some common on line scams and how to report them.
Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:45 by Paul Taylor
Parish Council Communications
Well its a week tomorrow since we sent out all the Notices to villagers regarding the Exton and Horn Community Volunteer scheme. We hope you are keeping to the regulations now in place, it certainly is a change to all our lifestyles. To further assist we have set up a Facebook page Exton COVID 19 so that official information passed directly from government sources... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:15 by Paul Taylor
The Fox and Hounds at Exton is closed but is still providing take away meals at lunchtime and in the evenings. Their pizzas are particularly to be recommended and they plan to offer Sunday lunches. There is a menu in the latest newsletter and also on the noticeboard outside the pub. Telephone 01572 811032 to place your order.
Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:34 by Paul Taylor
If you are aware of anybody in the village unwell and living alone please let us know so we may be able to get them help. Ideally let us know which surgery they attend. As advised yesterday many will receive a government letter advising re food and prescription delivery.
All prescription requests to our volunteer Sheila must be sent by a Friday for following Wednesday collection and Friday pickups need... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:05 by Paul Taylor
FACEBOOK AND WEBSITE INFORMATION
Jo and Annette have been delighted with the support of the community in setting up the 'Volunteer ' group but we need to remember that the original list of volunteers may change should circumstances dictate.
We would therefore respectfully suggest that those of you not in high risk groups and currently 'well' may be able to continue to shop while still observing Government... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:55 by Paul Taylor