During this difficult and worrying time it is heartening to hear and see that so many people have come forward to help and support people who need it. The news is full of the stories of great sacrifice and hard work given by our key workers that keep our city going with vital services as well as health service staff who are doing amazing work
Locally there is a co-ordinated effort to support people who may need practical help. Or for those who are interested in volunteering to help:
The best way to contact them is by email:
call or text 07570 240716
You can call or leave a message for our Local Councillor Roger Harmer – 0121 451 3292
You may find other useful information on the Birmingham Voluntary Services Website
and of course the Government website.
There is lots of ways to keep entertained online whilst self-isolating including theatre productions, storytimes, and keep fit activities. A great place to look is the Active Wellbeing Society
And if you are lucky enough to have a garden or local green space and you can observe the strict social distancing rules then getting fresh air and exercise will definitely lift your spirits. REMEMBER KEEP 2 METRES FROM ANYONE YOU ENCOUNTER WHILST WALKING, FOR EVERYONE’S SAKE!
For daily stories and activities for children check out:
South Yardley Library’s Facebook Page
Remember keep your distance, keep safe and let’s all support each other through this!