Coronavirus (Covid-19) Support Information

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For the latest information and advice on Coronavirus, please use the following links:

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NHS Website

Council Services

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Customer Services 

Reception Services at the Stone Pavilion are open,  you can also call 01322 384400 if you wish to speak to a member of the office staff, or email clerk@stoneparishcouncil.comcreate new email.

 Stone Pavilion: 

Stone Pavilion is open for regular and private hirers, in accordance with the government’s guidelines.

Please call 01322 384400 or email bookings@stoneparishcouncil.comcreate new email.

Stone Recreation Ground: 

Stone Recreation Ground is open to dog walkers and pedestrians, howeverwe ask all visitors to the site to respect the existing rules on social distancing and exercise/outdoor activity. The children’s playground, public toilets and outdoor gym are all open.

Stone Castle Park: 

The children’s playgrounds and park are open but, as above, we ask all visitors to the site to respect the existing rules on social distancing and exercise/outdoor activity. 

Local Support Groups

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Kent Together 

If you are vulnerable and need urgent support that cannot be met through existing support networks, you can contact Kent Together http://www.kent.gov.uk/KentTogetheror call 03000 419292. 

Citizens Advice – North Kent

Citizens Advice continue to support local people and are able to give free, independent and confidential advice.

They can be contacted as follows:

Phone: Call the freephone number 0808 278 7810 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

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Other support services

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Here are details for support groups that can provide assistance if you should need it:

Mind

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

YoungMinds

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Release the Pressure

There is a test service across Kent for people of all ages needing mental health support.

Simply text the word “Kent” to 85258 to have a conversation with a trained volunteer who can offer support.

Phone:  0800 107 0160 (free 24 hour helpline)

Website: www.releasethepressure.uk

Advice & Support for Local Businesses

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Government Business Support Helpline:

0300 456 3565

https://www.gov.uk/business-support-helpline

HMRC Coronavirus Tax Helpline:

0800 015 9559

https://www.gov.uk/difficulties-paying-hmrc

Kent & Medway Business Recovery Helpline: 

03333 602300