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It is with regret that the Parish Council have decided to keep the playground closed at this time. Whilst the Coronavirus restrictions have eased, the government guidance on re-opening play facilities is extensive and, having considered this guidance, the Parish Council feel that it is not possible at this stage to re-open the play facilities in a way to guarantee the safety of children, parents, carers and PC staff. Should you have any queries, please contact the clerk at

If you need practical help during the COVID-19 crisis please contact Alcester Community Resilience:

Helpline: 07707 598379 or Email:

Alcester Community Resilience is also on Facebook

A team of 25+ volunteers from Great Alne are ready and waiting to help you with shopping, picking up prescriptions, dog walking or simply being a friendly voice at the end of the phone. PLEASE, do not struggle. If you need any help, just call 07707 598 379 where someone will be happy to access the support network. If you are currently helping neighbours/friends outside of this support network, we urge you to share this number with them anyway. Should you suddenly be unavailable to help, they will still have some support.

We strongly recommend looking at the following website to ensure you are up to date with all of the latest guidance and advice:

A wealth of information can be found on here, including:

  • How to protect yourself and others
  • Employment and Financial Support
  • School closures, education and childcare
  • Business and self-employed
  • Healthcare workers and carers
  • Travel

In addition, is a very useful resource.

Great Alne Parochial Charity

Money Worries? We fully appreciate the financial strain current circumstances may be putting upon people. The Great Alne Parochial Charity can provide cash quickly and with the minimum of fuss to meet all kinds of urgent needs of a one-off nature. There are no restrictions on what help can be given. The money would be a grant not a loan. There would be no need to pay it back.

If you or someone you know needs financial assistance we would very much like to hear from you. Please phone Adrian (764261), Geoff (488405), Ian (488492) or Judy (488501) and they will see what they can do to help. All calls will be treated in strictest confidence.

Delivery Services

We have been made aware of local businesses that are offering home delivery or no-contact collection. A list is provided here.

If you have any other questions, please email the Clerk, Joanne Bullingham at: or 07833 790 375 or via the 'Great Alne Parish Council' Facebook group.

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