Stonesfield Parish Council would like to wish everyone in the Parish a very Happy Christmas. We hope that everyone remains safe and well.
The clerk and most councillors will be taking a break over Christmas. Emails will not be routinely checked after 18th December 2020 until 4th January 2021.
Food & Financial support
During this time Stonesfield Mutual Aid is still active and Cllr David Baldwin can be contacted if support is required d.baldwin
Alternatively, If you are, or know someone you know, is in urgent need of help and support you can contact WODC on 01993 861077 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. If you need more general advice please email community.support .If you require urgent Covid related support over the weekend or outside of these hours please call 0151 34 32 945. (This will be charged at the national rate).
Oxford Foodbank (these can be contacted in addition to Stonesfield Mutual Aid). If you are in need of help, vouchers for food parcels can be obtained from:
Social Services, CAB,
Probation Service, Children’s Agencies, Church Ministers
or contact the Oxfordshire Foodbank for more information:
Christmas can be a really stressful time of year, whether you live with a mental health problem or not. There’s pressure to socialise with friends and family, more temptation to overindulge in food and drink and of course the financial strain that presents and celebrations can put on your bank balance. If you need some mental health support please visit https://www.oxfordshiremind.org.uk/managing-your-mental-health-at-christmas/
Samaritans is open throughout the Christmas festivities to provide emotional support to anyone who is struggling to cope. Christmas may be a wonderful time of year for some, but it’s also a time when feelings of loneliness, depression and anxiety can be overwhelming – not least because of the pressure to be happy and merry. For many people struggling to cope, Samaritans will be the only lifeline open when many other services are closed. They can be contacted any time, from any phone for FREE on 116 123.
Please keep a look out for each other, lets spread some kindness.
Stonesfield Parish Council