Thursday 7th May 2020 – Day Forty Five

Amber is on duty today, she can be contacted on 0751 360 5766

Good morning all!

Today marks 45 days of Lockdown – wow can you believe it.
To support you through this period we can offer the following:

  • Regular phone call (even daily)
  • Support with shopping
  • Free Food Parcel
  • Zoom activities
  • Signposting you to advice (benefits, IT problems, health related)

Please get in touch if you need help!


What can I share with you today?




Foodbank – this service has begun in earnest, Phil and his volunteers are now getting FREE food parcels to residents in the local area. We are flexible with regards to who we can help. If you fit the following criteria, please contact us:

  • Self Isolation due to symptoms
  • Isolation due to vulnerable or shielded status
  • Income reduction because of lockdown & crisis measures
  • Income reduction while waiting for benefits to arrive
  • Homeless

Go to Registration Form



From Angela:

Quarantine (lockdown) munchies – 5 quick & easy recipes from the pantry. If you only want the steps to make something, like those videos shot from above with no people, no conversation no nuthin – then we are absolutely not for you. But if you wanna a little fun while you learn, then this is the place.

Cooking doesn’t have to be hard, it just has to be delicious.




From Chris B:

Natural History Museum. Meet the scientists and discover the fascinating work carried out behind the scenes at the Museum.

Hang out with the Nature Live Online team on Tuesdays at 12.00 and Fridays at 10.30 for interactive talks featuring topical discussions with scientists and cutting-edge research. From meteorites to mammoths, evolution to the climate crisis, Nature Live Online is a great way to explore the natural world.



All events are free to watch online.



From Dominic:

Kings Place logo

Shared memories of incredible performances at Kings Place

With their programme suspended and most of them, like us, confined indoors, they wanted to lift everyone’s spirits by sharing some memories of incredible performances at Kings Place.

Here’s the Link



From Enrica:

Nine most famous opera tunes in the world!




Marcos Viliotti is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

All are welcome! 


Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30am

To access the class please request the meeting ID and password from John. You can email him here


From Chris T:

Walking is better exercise than going to the gym – how to boost your workout

Many of us are limited to walking at the moment with gyms closed. The good news? It is great exercise, may well be the solution to lockdown blues, a way to lose weight and be smarter, according to scientific research.

View Link

Join the CCH Live Wellness Hub to discuss the tools that work and how to cope with lock down, involving techniques and exercises such as breathing techniques and meditation.

Date: Thursday 7th May

Time: 5.00pm – 5.40pm

Via Zoom

If you are interested in attending, then please submit your details

View leaflet for more Information




From Sarah (The Queen’s Gallery).

We are looking forward to seeing you today at 2pm for Part II (of III) Royal Portraiture workshops led by Dawn on Zoom. This forms part of the Royal Collection Trust’s ‘Learning in Lockdown’ community outreach programme. We look forward to seeing you then. Please note that the meeting will start promptly at 2pm and will last for a maximum of 40 minutes.

To access the class please request the meeting ID and password from John. You can email him here




From Jerry who asks:

What is your favourite “Doctor, Doctor” Joke?

Patient – Doctor, doctor!  I think I need glasses.

Man – You certainly do, this is a pet shop.



From Jean: “…..

2020 is a unique Leap Year. It has 29 days in February, 300 days in March and 5 years in April…”



That’s all for now!

You can contact me on 07759 646507 in case of an emergency

Be safe