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Information for Greenwich Residents - 28.05.21

Sent on behalf of:

Abu Bah - Engagement Lead, Thamesmead Moorings
Khadijah Ahmed, Engagement Lead, Plumstead and Glyndon
Philip Connolly, Engagement Lead, Charlton
Rahman Famuditimi – Engagement Lead, Woolwich Common
Abu Siddiki – Engagement Lead, Woolwich Riverside
Louise Botfield – Engagement Lead, Sutcliffe Park (Page Estate)
Brenda Mason – Engagement Lead, Greenwich Peninsula (Caletock & Flamsteed Estates)

 

We would love to hear your stories, advice or tips – whether that’s something that’s helped you through this difficult time, a recipe you’ve enjoyed, ideas for things to do as a family, a new walk you’ve discovered or how you’ve adapted to an everchanging situation. Please reply to this email with any ideas!

As before, we would really like to encourage you to share the following information through:

  1. friends or family who live in your area
  2. local networks
  3. neighbour or community groups you may be members of
  4. with people who you come into regular contact with through your work or local groups

Top Tips Friday messages 28/05/2021
 


From 1 June to 4 June, free grab-and-go lunches for children can be collected at libraries and adventure parks, with no sign up required. Just turn up and tuck in. 

 

There are serving locations spread across the borough, and a full list of times and places can be found on the Royal Borough of Greenwich's website.

 

With more things opening up and having a bit more freedom, it’s ok to feel low, anxious, concerned or frustrated. It’s a difficult time, and we may be facing new challenges every day.

It’s important to ask for help, and lots of support is available on Live Well Greenwich. There’s also advice for people who have, or care for someone with, a mental health problem, as well as advice for parents and carers.

Taking time to relax, connecting with others, limiting screen time, looking after your body and focusing on what you can control is all even more important than ever.

Live Well Greenwich’s
‘Look After You’ hub has lots more advice and support, whether you need a friendly chat, emotional support, or are struggling with day to day life and need help urgently.


With the Government announcing its new roadmap out of lockdown, there is now a light at the end of the tunnel for things to hopefully re-open slowly. Outdoor sports such as golf, tennis or basketball are now open, as well as indoor leisure centres and gyms.

It’s still very important to follow the guidelines to stop the spread of coronavirus – remember ‘hands, face, space, fresh air’.

Greenwich has lots of parks and open spaces to make the most of when you do go out. Just remember to stay local (within walking distance) and keep at least 2 metres from those not in your household. Visit
Walking for Health to download some local maps of walks to try.

Live Well Greenwich also has lots of information, ideas and support to help you look after your body and mind – which is even more important at the moment.


Although it’s an extremely difficult time at the moment, we can get through this together and it’s important we find whatever way we can to do that.  Thank you to everyone who’s already emailed their stories, we hope you enjoyed reading them.
 

The community working in partnership with the Royal Borough of Greenwich Public Health. 

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