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Martinstown village notices

Dorset Digital Hotline...

Can we help you?

Telephone:  01305 221000 (Select Option 2).

Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 12 noon (except Bank Holidays) or leave a message. 

Many people in your local community are likely to be relying on digital online services and applications more than ever before.  For some this will be a first and they need to learn from scratch and for others there are new digital hurdles to overcome almost on a daily basis just to get every day jobs done such as shopping or ordering prescriptions.  

We wanted everyone in your local community to know that there is a new free telephone hotline set up in response to the COVID-19 lockdown, to provide support for people with IT and digital problems of all kinds.  The hotline has received more than 50 calls in the first three weeks.

Here is a selection of some of the support the digital advisers can provide – no problem too small!

  • helping families with digital applications for home schooling
  • providing help to get online for home shopping
  • support for all digital NHS services and e-Consult
  • setting up video calls such as Skype and Facetime to keep in contact with friends and family
  • support to use all digital appliances and solve problems
  • using digital to exercise at home and keep fit

An example of how the Dorset Digital Hotline can make a difference to people’s lives is expressed by one of our digital advisers.

Andy Hargreaves a digital adviser said: “One lady I helped this week uses her iPad to keep in touch with her family via Facetime. She told me that she couldn’t hear her family speaking to her clearly on her calls because the sound on the iPad was distorted. I helped her to correct the problem over the phone and soon it was working properly. She said to me that if she wasn’t in isolation she would come over and give me a hug because the iPad was her lifeline now to the outside world.”

The Dorset Digital Hotline is run by a group of volunteers mostly made up of retired IT professionals and some Dorset Council staff. The team are extremely versatile and experienced and can offer a wide range of support to anyone including assistance to vulnerable people in your community.

THE WINTERBOURNE COMMUNITY TRUST

...is here to support individuals and families experiencing financial hardship is these difficult times. We can offer grants to help with everyday living expenses and some practical support.

We cover Martinstown, Winterborne Steepleton and Winterborne Abbas. All enquires are confidential.

Please contact Frances Clifford on 889400 or 07780441043 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jan Griffiths on 889783 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Joy Parsons on 889611

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Many of us have a network of family, friends, neighbours and community volunteers supporting us to get the food, medicines and essential household items that we need. We're proud to see our communities come together to help each other during this time and to see support groups launched across the Dorset Council area. 

But there will be some vulnerable people who don't have any support networks available to them.

To support these people specifically, we've set up a dedicated helpline: 01305 221000. Lines open 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. Or you can email communityresponse@dorsetco>uncil.gov.uk. 

Find out more: 
http://orlo.uk/Lz7UP#DorsetTogether

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Please be aware of this utterly disgusting scam that is currently doing the rounds. 

Please pass this information on to the most vulnerable and ensure that they do not click on any of the links provided in the email and that they do not pass on any personal details over the phone/email.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): business support grant funding - guidance for businesses
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Visit the Martinstown Facebook Page for 'up-to-the-minute info!

CLICK HERE or on icon...

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Information from Dorset Council on the Corona Virus

CLICK ON LINK: 
www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

transport timtable
*As at 26th March 2020.

Announcement on the
First Group bus services
from Sunday 29 March.
There will be no X51
service at all
until further notice.

Waste Watch Scheme
- operating in the village.

Although papers can be separated and recycled with the bi-weekly refuse collection this scheme means that the local parish can financially benefit from separate treatment of newspapers.

There are two collection points each located at the Parish Office and the car park of the Village Hall by means of a green bin or box.

Your used newspapers and magazines can be bundled into manageable piles and securely tied with sturdy string. Newspapers and magazines should be bundled separately but can be placed in the same boxes and are regularly collected.

Please use this method of recycling where possible as credit is received via the current scheme to the parish for use towards local matters.

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SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
Mondays and Fridays

10.00am
Start - Aline Office
1st Stop - Mallards Green
2nd Stop - Manor Grove
3rd Stop - Village Shop
Finish - Aline Office
Leaves the Village Shop at 10.15am

13.00pm
Start - Aline Office
1st Stop - Mallards Green
2nd Stop - Manor Grove
3rd Stop - Village Shop
Finish - Aline Office
Leaves the Village Shop at 13.15am

Visit the Aline Taxis website HERE

Friday, 14 08 2020

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Winterbourne Valley
CE VA First School
CONTACTS & TERM DATES
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Recycling, Rubbish & Food collection

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Recycling, Rubbish
& Food collection


Collections take place
on THURSDAYS*
*unless otherwise indicated


MARCH 2020
5 - rubbish and food
12- recycling and food
19 - rubbish and food
26 - recycling and food


APRIL 2020
2 - rubbish and food (Fri)
9- recycling and food
16 - rubbish and food
23 - recycling and food
30 - rubbish and food


MAY 2020
7 - recycling and food
14 - rubbish and food (Fri)
21- recycling and food
28 - rubbish and food

JUNE 2020
4 - recycling and food
11 - rubbish and food (Fri)
18- recycling and food
25 - rubbish and food

JULY 2020
2 - recycling and food
9 - rubbish and food (Fri)
16- recycling and food
23 - rubbish and food
30 - recycling and food


AUGUST 2020
6 - rubbish and food (Fri)
13- recycling and food
20 - rubbish and food
27 - recycling and food


SEPTEMBER 2020
3 - rubbish and food 
10- recycling and food
17 - rubbish and food
24 - recycling and food


OCTOBER 2020
1 - rubbish and food
8- recycling and food
15 - rubbish and food
22 - recycling and food
29 - rubbish and food


NOVEMBER 2020
5 - recycling and food
12 - rubbish and food
19- recycling and food
26 - rubbish and food

DECEMBER 2020
3 - recycling and food
10 - rubbish and food
17- recycling and food
24 - rubbish and food

JANUARY 2021
2 - recycling and food (Sat)
8 - rubbish and food (Fri)
14- recycling and food
21 - rubbish and food
28 - recycling and food


Garden Waste 
Collection


APRIL 2020
29

MAY 2020
13 and 27

JUNE 2020
10 and 24

JULY 2020
8 and 22

AUGUST 2020
5 and 19

SEPTEMBER 2020
2, 16 and 30

OCTOBER 2020
14 and 28

NOVEMBER 2020
11 and 25

DECEMBER 2020
9 and 23

JANUARY 2021
20

FEBRUARY 2021
3 and 17

MARCH 2020
3, 17 and 31

What to do on your collection day

  • Please leave your container out by 6am

  • Please leave your containers at the kerbside

  • Please do not overfill your containers so that they are too heavy for our collection crews to move and lift safely

    You can download and print a new calendar at

    dorsetforyou.gov.uk

To report a missed collection or other problem, or to contact us, go to dorsetforyou.gov.uk/gardenwaste or call (01305) 221040

 

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