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Get prepared for Census 2021

Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the county. Find out what you can and cannot do

5 January 2021

You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new rules

Take away food

Our glorious pubs are catering for us during Lock-Down please support and check them out below.
The Brown Bear - you can phone in you order
The Golden Fleece - you can phone in your order or use the Hopt App available for iPhones

St Mary's Church 

All churches in the benefice are closed, however, services continues on ZOOM.  
  • Sunday morning worship at 1030  - click here >>> 
  • Wednesday morning informal worship at 0930 -  click here >>>
  • All up-to-the-minute information click here >>>

Citizens Advice is here to help

Braughing Parish Council Zoom meetings

BPC meeting links are posted here  
  • To add future meetings to your calendar click here >>>.  This will download a .ics file which when double clicked upon will add to your calendar.
  • Please note that there is no meeting in December.

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.

Braughing LIFE

The latest edition is available here as a PDF - click here >>>

Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep

Sign up for all you need to take part, including your free guide, help with identifying what you see and expert advice on feeding the birds.

Council Tax Rise - have your say

Households 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.

  1. Website detail is here >>>
  2. The Survey is here >>> 


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!

For Herts residents, carers & families

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

Brexit: new rules are here

New rules apply to things like travel and doing business with Europe. Use the Brexit checker to get a personalised list of actions for you, your business and your family.

Stay up-to-date

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 >>>



HertsHelp - If you are self-isolating and you need emotional support or practical help contact HertsHelp here >>> or email here >>> or phone HertsHelp on 0300 123 4044

Advice on avoiding scams - sign up for scam alerts from trading standards  here >>>
Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 0808 223 1133

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

Financial Advice
Money Advice Unit click here >>>

Hertfordshire Citizens Advice Service click here >>> or phone 03444 111 444

National Debtline help here >>> or phone 0808 808 4000

Minor Injuries

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.

Nextdoor Neighbour is a safe and efficient way of communicating throughout our community.  Please click here >>> to sign up.

Community Radio

Radio Neptune Community Radio for Buntingford and surrounding areas on 24/7 with local information, events and variety of great music online, on your mobile and home devices checkout out our website and tune in.

Here are the Facebook groups that are helpful and supportive to our community:-

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