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Beating Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The latest government advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for England, which is continuing to emerge from lockdown. 

The following guidelines are effective from 8 March 2021


Essential contact numbers

List of local and regional contacts:

NHS Non-life-threatening situation: 111

Life-threatening emergency: 999

Baslow Health Centre: 01246 582216

Baslow Village Shop & Post Office: 01246 582108

For general concerns about shopping, medicines or for any other non-emergency issues please feel free to contact Sarah Porter, Clerk to the Parish Councillors:

Phone: 01629 732365


Christine and David Upton at the Baslow Village Shop have very kindly offered to take requests by phone: 01246 582108 and they will arrange for a Community Volunteer to deliver your shopping to your home.

Chesterfield-based Winster Foods  01246 556916 also deliver to Baslow and the surrounding area and the Co-op in Baslow will also remain open.

The main food retailers also offer online shopping:¬†Sainsbury’s | Morrinsons | Waitrose | Tesco

Prescriptions & medicines

Visits to Baslow Health Centre
To reduce the footfall in the surgery requests for repeat prescriptions can be done online, by telephone or they can be dropped through the letter box at the back door.
Medicines can be collected at the side window near the back door, as there will be no entry to the surgery for this.
Luci Mottram who works at Baslow Health Centre has set up a group of vollunteers who have agreed to deliver prescriptions to residents who are house-bound and self-isolating.
More information needed…

Take-away food

Il Lupo offers a take-away service for pizzas and snacks, which you can view and download by following this LINK. To place an order call: 01246 583164. This service is available from 4-8.30pm everyday and you can pre-order from 12pm.

Charlie’s is offering two take-away menus, which you can see by following this LINK. In summary they are offering:

To place an order call: 07976 583087
Served from 12-5pm every Sunday
Pre-order by Friday evening
2 courses £15 | 3 courses £20

To place an order call: 07976 583087
Served from 5.30-8.00pm
£10 per person

Exercise at home

There are many videos on YouTube and Vimeo that you can access for free, which will help you to keep fit and active.

Video One

Video Two



Keeping active

Although self-isolating residents won’t be able to visit shops and restaurants, they can enjoy the outdoors for fresh air and exercise, provided they keep their distance from others.

There are plenty of walks around the village, along the various Edges and around Chatsworth Park, and there is also the keep fit circuit in the Baslow Woodland Park, WHICH REMAINS OPEN.

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