Essential Businesses Open and Trading
Rutland County Council have now published a list of shops and businesses that are still open through the Rutland County Council website. (Click on the link).
Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 17:20 by Paul Taylor
Update from the Parish Clerk
After another conference call with RCC for Parish Clerks yesterday I am passing on just one or two items to bring to your attention.
Recycling and waste collection
Firstly, there are lots of requests for the 'tip' to be re-opened. Unfortunately, this is not possible in the present time as the RCC's first priority is to ensure everybody has their waste bin emptied during this present situation.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:47 by Paul Taylor
Rutland County Council Helpline
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
Update from Parish Clerk
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
Oakham Medical Practice
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
Applause for the NHS
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
Beware of scammers
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
Update from Parish Clerk
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
Fox and Hounds
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