COVID 19 (coronavirus)

COVID-19: The Town Council offices are now open whilst staffing levels allow and on a reduced hours basis. We are open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10.00am to 3.00pm, however, our preferred method of contact remains via:

Telephone  01525 404355 or email: [email protected]

Ampthill Great Park, The Alameda, Sweetbriar and Cooper's Hill are still open for residents to take their daily exercise. Please observe social distancing measures when visiting these areas and please dispose of your litter responsibly, extra waste bins have been provided in Ampthill Great Park.

The Ampthill Park Hub Cafe is open for takeaway only and both car parks in Ampthill Great Park are open as usual.

Some of the Town Council's services or activities may be reduced or temporarily suspended so if you require any guidance please contact us

ELDERY & VULNERABLE RESIDENTS ONLY:

Delivery of prepared meals is available from  

WILTSHIRE FARM FOODS 

Tel: 01525  242220 (Mon-Fri)  Quote Code: Ampthill TC

Ampthill Town Council does not endorse any products or services.

Central Bedfordshire Council:

Residents Covid Telephone Helpline:  0300 300 8900   

Online advice for vulnerable people:  CLICK HERE           

Online support form:  CLICK HERE                      

Vounteering:   CLICK HERE 

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LOCAL SUPPORT AND VOLUNTEERING INFORMATION

Ampthill & Flitwick Good Neighbours - Coronavirus Help

    Are you self-isolating and don't have a family or friend support network? 

Ampthill & Flitwick Good Neighbours can help!
We cover Ampthill, Flitwick, Maulden, Millbrook, Steppingley & Westoning. 

We can help with your shopping or collecting prescriptions
or just provide a befriending service by telephone. 

Contact us for help by calling:  07833 314 903
or by email: [email protected] 

Volunteer to help a local person in need of support
Equally, if you want to volunteer for us during this crisis please contact us so we can meet this increased demand on our services:
www.ampthillgoodneighbours.info 

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Reducing anxiety during these turbulent times

Do you know anyone local over 70 and/or self isolating who may be feeling anxious about the current situation surrounding COVID-19?

Ben Keenan and Liz Saunders are both Qualified Therapists offering community support via Free 30 min telephone sessions for those over 70 and/or those who are self-isolating. This service offer is for Wednesday and Friday Mornings. To book your 30 min free session please telephone or email.

Ben (covering Ampthill and Flitwick) 07860195303
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.therapyinbedforshire.co.uk/

Liz (covering Woburn Sands, Woburn and Aspley Guise) 07786622487
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.theparospractice.com/

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The most important symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of any of the following:

  • a new continuous cough

  • a high temperature

  • a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

For most people, COVID-19 will be a mild illness. However, if you have any of the symptoms above, stay at home and arrange to have a test to see if you have COVID-19

NHS advice: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/    

NHS 111 online: https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/

UK Government Response & Advice: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Be Scam Aware! - https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/60/trading_standards/656/scams_how_to_spot_and_beat_them

Latest information specific to Central Bedfordshire - https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/covidinfo