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COVID 19 Updates

Community help for shopping or prescriptions

Both St Leonards Rugby Club and Stafford Rugby Club volunteers are willing to assist residents who are unable to go out for these trips.

Please contact St Leonards via their messenger facebook page: St Leonards Page Link 

For Stafford Rugby Club please contact: Stafford Rugby Club Link 

If you are unable to use facebook, please contact us direct and note you give permission and we will happily forward your details on. 

Community Group for help

A facebook group called Doxey People Together has been set up - if you need help or can help in the community at the moment please join the group Doxey People together facebook link

Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.

Here’s the Universal Credit guide https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/universal-credit/

 

 

Doxey Walking Group

Local Walking Group - Walks with the Doxey Walking Group will re-start on Wednesday 31st March 2021.

The Walks for the Doxey Group will be on Wednesdays at 10.00am. Meet at Doxey Church. Some walks involved use of public transport.

As the Group is with the Walk for Health in association with the Ramblers, the group is exempt from the rule of 6 and can have up to 30 walkers if we follow Government Covid 19 Guidelines. All walkers are welcome.

Wednesday's walk will be to Stafford Castle via Derrington, meet at Doxey Parish Church at 10 am.

For further details please contact Keith Allen keithallen8354@gmail.com or 07854 624782

 

Stafford Western Access Route Scheme Update

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E- Scoot Safely and Follow The Rules

Electric Scooters are known as e-scooters but it is important to be aware that the law differs for privately owned e-scooters compared to those that can be hired in trial areas.

There is a trial running in Stafford where e-scooters can be hired through an operator called Ginger. There are certain rules that need to be followed when using one of these though, such as:

• To hire an e-scooter in Stafford you need to be over 18 and have a provisional, full drivers or motorcycle licence.
• They can only be used on a road or cycle path. They shouldn’t be ridden on the pavement.
• They cannot carry more than one person.
• Insurance provided covers scheme areas only.
• You must obey the Highway Code and ride with due care.
• You cannot allow anyone else to use the e-scooter as the insurance only covers the person hiring it.
• You will be prosecuted if you use one under the influence of drink or drugs.
• E-scooters should be treated as motor vehicles and if you don’t stick to the rules you can receive a fine and points on your licence.
• It is strongly recommended that riders wear a helmet and high-visibility clothing when using an e-scooter.

Privately-owned e-scooters are illegal to use on public roads, cycle lanes and pavements. They can’t be insured and can only be used on private land with the permission of the land owner. Riding a privately owned e-scooter in public can result in the e-scooter being seized, a fine and points being added to the rider’s licence.

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