Previous Leigh on Mendip Coronavirus updates


5 Nov

Local shop now open at The Bell

Mobile Library Lockdown2 update

26 July and weekly thereafter

Father Anthony's Sunday Service & Weekly Sheet

21 July

Children's Playgound now open with COVID-19 secure restrictions

19 July

Father Anthony's Trinity 6 Sunday Service (YouTube) & Weekly Sheet

12 July

Father Anthony's Trinity 5 Sunday Service (YouTube) & Weekly Sheet

5 July

Father Anthony's Trinity 4 Sunday Service (YouTube) & Weekly Sheet

NHS 72nd Anniversary

27 June

Father Anthony's Trinity 3 Sunday Service (YouTube) & Weekly Sheet (28 June)

Bell Inn - re-opening for business on 4th July

21 June

Father Anthony's Trinity 2 Sunday Service & weekly sheet (21 June)

20 June

Recycling sites: ‘shop-style’ social distancing' from 20th June

Citizens Advice Mendip - June Newsletter

13 June

Father Anthony's Trinity 1 Sunday Service & weekly sheet (14 June)
Following the change in government and church guidelines with regard to opening our churches for private prayer, we are in the process of trying to work out how this might be done safely in those churches of the two benefices where it could be made practicable, and will publish the arrangements as soon as possible. (13Jun20 Father Anthony)

10 June

Peppers Deliveries updated

7 June

Father Anthony's Trinity Sunday Service

6 June

Recycling Centre changes from Monday 8 June (now taking most items)

Father Anthony's weekly sheet

3 June

Father Anthony's Pentecost Service

1 June

June Mendip Times on-line

June Village Connection on-line

30 May

Father Anthony's weekly sheet.

29 May

Recycling Centre changes

28 May

The Mendip Chippy take-away from Wed 3rd June

23 May

Father Anthony's weekly sheet.

20 May

Mendip Country Practice Update (13 May)

18 May

Shopping - more hardware and garden centres open

16 May

Father Anthony's weekly sheet.

10 May

Your Somerset (quarterly news from Somerset County Council, pre-Covid it was delivered to every home)

Father Anthony's weekly sheet.

7 May

Recycling Centres reopening (with limitations & for essential visits only) + green waste collections restarting

2 May

May Mendip Times on-line

Peppers - a special for VE Day

Wartime recipes for VE Day anniversary

Father Anthony's weekly sheet.


 What's On - VE Day anniversary event on 8th May

Free parking for those on duty as an NHS staff member, health or social care worker, or NHS Volunteer Responder


Added on Help & Support - "How to help safely" & "How to protect yourself from fraud"  
What's On - live Police "Beat Surgery" with PCSO on Facebook (Thu 30 Apr at 6pm)

Shepton Help website


Added Arthur David free on-line deliveries  
Added Food Bank and Healthy Start Scheme


Added map showing Halecombe Quarry circular walk


Frome Talking Newspaper  


Updated Peppers shopping list  


No bonfires, please  


On-line magazines, books and audio books from Somerset Libraries  


Parish Council to be a  "virtual meeting" on 20th April (Agenda)  


"Create While U Wait" 


Father Anthony's Easter Sunday sheet.


Father Anthony's Holy Saturday sheet

Rec Field AGM postponed


Father Anthony's Good Friday sheet


Somerset County Council Coronavirus advice and information

Father Anthony's Maunday Thursday sheet


New Mendip District Council Facebook page which will be updated with key information.  
Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline number is now live 0300 790 6275 the number will make it easier for people to access help they may need in the current crisis.  Anyone who can’t find help within their own local networks & volunteers can use the new number to get help and advice.
A COVID-19 scams update to keep you safe at home (Youtube)


Palm Sunday, Fr.Anthony's Weekly Sheet




It may be difficult getting supermarket deliveries but there are an increasing number of local shops providing excellent free deliveries - so there is no need to travel. See Shopping


West Country Street Eatz free delivery of Fruit & Veg boxes to Leigh.



Scam text 'issues fine' to people leaving house



April Mendip Times on-line ,

Coleford Co-op closing approx 2-3pm tomorrow Thu 2nd.



Right Price DIY closing from 5pm 31Mar until at least 20Apr



Jon Thorner on-line deliveries,

Missed recycling collections



Fr. Anthony's Weekly Sheet,   

Coronavirus Prayers,

Peppers (revised opening times),

Mendip Times (April copies in the old Tel Box - wash hands when you get home!),

KEEP LEIGH SAFE (Every person in the UK must comply with these new measures)



Home Entertainment/Education Schedule,

How to Help Safely (Gov.UK)



Right Price DIY update



Protect yourself from SCAMS,

Local Footpaths,

Home Learning Support for Children and Families



Financial assistance for those unable to work at the moment ,

St    Giles' Church closed



Recycling Centres closed,

Takeaway food & drink from The Bell (from 24Mar)


22 Mar

Somerset Council update,  

On-line Mothering Sunday Service,

Peppers Free Home Delivery Service


21 Mar

Home Workout Videos for all ages, (other exercise videos are available!),  

Assistance for those of us who are self employed, you need to call 0300 456 3565 and speak to the Heart of the Southwest Local Enterprise Partnership who are tasked with providing support for self employed people.


more Shopping news,

Garden Waste collections suspended



more Shopping news,

affected Somerset services (inc Libraries) ,

Church services