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Covid-19 Information

We hope the following links and information will be helpful.

 

https://www.readyscotland.org - the Scottish Government website provides information and advice about where to find additional support and opportunities for volunteering if you click on coronavirus heading.

 

https://www.nhsinform.scot - the latest guidance about Covid-19 from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government.

 

https://www.nhslanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk - the latest information and advice about health services in Lanarkshire.

 

https://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk - South Lanarkshire Council has a special page providing information on how Covid-19 is affecting its local services, e.g.how to get help, bin collections, money matters, cemeteries and crematoriums and opportunities for volunteering on the page titled Coronavirus.

 

A NEW HELPLINE is now available for individuals living in South Lanarkshire who are self-isolating/vulnerable and whose usual support network is no longer available.

The helpline will help people access food and other essential supplies. The Community Engagement Team within the council have been working with VASLAN to collate activity which is happening within communities, and to make contact with new groups and networks which are developing in response to the current situation.

Community volunteers are playing a key role in supporting the people around them. This includes helping transport essential goods such as food to people who cannot leave their home, carrying out welfare checks where there was concern expressed about wellbeing of someone, and offering telephone befriending to those who are isolated.

The HELPLINE NUMBER is 0303 123 1009 and the opening hours are as follows:-

Monday to Thursday 8.45-4-45, Friday 8.45-4.15 and Saturday & Sunday 8.45-4.45

SLC IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS! If you are interested and have some time to help our communities please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

NATIONAL HELPLINES:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk. - is a leading charity representing older people

Age Scotland's national helpline for people over 55 is 0800 12 44 222

 

https://www.childline.org.uk - provides help and advice to children. Tel: 0800 1111

 

https://www.children1st.org.uk - has a parentline and is offering help and advice on how to cope through the coronavirus. Tel:  08000 28 2233

 

https://womensaid.scot - provides help for victims of domestic abuse and forced marriages. Tel: 0800 027 1234

 

LOCAL ORGANISATIONS:

https://www.clydesdalecab.org.uk - Clydesdale Citizens' Advice Bureau

 

https://clydesdalefoodbank.org.uk - Clydesdale Foodbank

 

https://lamh.org.uk - Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health

 

https://www.onecarluke.org.uk - a space for local community groups to share news and events. This website is hosted by the Carluke Development Trust.

 

https://streetlevelcarluke.org - Street Level Youth Project

 

https://lawcommunitytrust.org.uk - Law Community Trust 

 

LOCAL FACEBOOK  for updates:

www.facebook.com/CarlukeLanarkshireScotland

https://www.facebook.com/What's-on-Carluke-608865472885464

 

 

Local Events:

Carluke Fun Day - due to take place 6.6.20 has been postponed

Carluke On the Run - due to take place on 7.6.20 has been postponed

Carluke Gala Day - due to take place 13.6.20 has been postponed

Carluke Jam & Ham Festival due to take place 26.9.20-3.10.20 will be kept under review

 

Local churches have closed following Government advice but offer information and some links for worship on their respective websites.

 

Carluke Community Council Meetings have been suspended and will restart as soon as it is safe to do so.

 

We should like to thank the key workers who are working on behalf of all of us in these difficult times. Your care and services are very much appreciated.