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Braughing Post Office is located at The Golden Fleece, 20 Green End, Braughing, SG11 2PG
Braughing Post Office has re-opened as a "Hosted Outreach Service". Customers will access Post Office services at a low-screened, open-plan, modern serving point. The branch will offer a wide range of Post Office products and services.
Opening times: Wednesday during the current LockDown and then Saturday opening will resume
For the previous home page please click here >>>. Until the COVID 19 crisis is over, this page is devoted to key information provided by the Government, Parish, District and County councils as well as linking with social media and detailing offers of help and assistance to all throughout our community.
The latest edition is available here as a PDF - click here >>>
Council Tax Rise - have your sayHouseholds face Herts County Council tax rise of £56 a year. Hertfordshire County Council is canvassing residents on plans for an annual council tax rise of almost 4% or £56.42 from April. Householders have three weeks to take part in an online consultation before the precept is set on February 23. The authority is proposing a general council tax rise of 1.99% with a further rise of 2% specifically to support social care services for the elderly and adults with physical and mental disabilities.
REMEMBER IF YOU LIVE IN BRAUGHING PARISH AND NEED SUPPORT THE SUPPORT SERVICE IS ACTIVE
If so, don’t hesitate, just email here >>>. Emails will be answered within 4 hours between 0800 and 2200 seven days a week.
HertsHelp – we’re here for you!
Need help and don't know where to turn? Have a question or problem? If you or someone you know are struggling this wintertime or any time, we’re here to offer help and support. Just call HertsHelp on 0300 123 4044, click here>>> or email here >>>
COVID-19 Community Volunteer Sign Up
Communities 1st is a registered charity working towards empowering and connecting the districts of Hertsmere and St. Albans. We are currently working with a range of voluntary and statutory partners across Hertfordshire and West Essex, to help respond to the COVID-19 situation.
If you are a low-risk, healthy person, you can help. Whether you help medical staff in a vaccination centre, deliver a vulnerable person’s shopping, or just give someone a friendly phone call, you will be making a huge differenc
All the data slides that you see at the Government briefings can be accessed right here >>>
Zoom in for coffee and a chat
The successful Braughing coffee mornings are back every Thursday morning from 11.00 - 12.00 but with a difference. Pop in here >>>
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WHERE TO GO FOR ADVICE
Active East Herts - taking care of your physical, mental and social wellbeing. With over 100 classes a week and sessions catering for all ages, view the whole calendar here >>>
Medical and health advice and information click here >>>
Prescriptions - please click here >>> to email Braughing Support
Mental Health Advice and Support Herts Mind Network click here >>> or phone 020 3727 3600 or 0300 777 0707 8am-7pm. Nightline 01923 256391
Information about local council services click here >>>
Get coronavirus support
If you’re not sure whether your medical condition makes you extremely vulnerable, register yourself, or on behalf of someone else here >>>
If you are experiencing domestic abuse or worried about someone else who might be click here >>>. If you are in immediate danger always dial 999
Hertfordshire Domestic Abuse Helpline Freephone 08 088 088 088 Mon-Fri 9am-9pm Sat/Sun 9am-4pm
Patients with minor injuries and illnesses are no longer treated at Lister Hospital.
Patients with minor injuries or illnesses are asked to use the NHS111 online service here >>> to determine whether they need hospital treatment and, if so, will be directed to the Urgent Care Centre at Welwyn Garden City’s New QEII Hospital which now has a 24/7 walk in facility.
Cheshunt Minor Injuries open 365 days of the year 0800-1930. Phone 01992 780417 X-Ray open 0900 - 1800.
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