Marton Village, Warwickshire

Coronavirus COVID-19

The coronavirus situation is fast-moving and there is an increasing amount of misinformation online. We should be using government advice to inform decisions and be checking that advice regularly.

National – Government Guidance
The government’s main source of advice on coronavirus includes information on the social distancing alongside a wide range of other information.
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Rugby Borough Council
Latest information from the government and NHS, and essential service updates.
https://www.rugby.gov.uk/homepage/66/coronavirus_covid-19

Warwickshire County Council
Coronavirus Information & Guidance.
https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/information-coronavirus

Public Health England
FAQs that will be updated regularly.
https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

Community Led Support Groups – Warwickshire
A directory of the local ‘community led support activity’ that has emerged across Warwickshire in response to the global crisis.
https://apps.warwickshire.gov.uk/api/documents/WCCC-966-2051

Mental Health Advice
Information from Warwickshire County Council for individuals to support their emotional and mental wellbeing through this situation.
https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/information-coronavirus/mental-health-advice-coronavirus-pandemic/1

Coronavirus COVID-19

Please use the following resources to share information about the Coronavirus COVID-19 symptoms and help available from Marton Parish Council. The notes are designed so you can print and cut the sheet to drop one half into each immediate neighbour, including a blank for them to also fill in and pass on if they wish.

Local History Group: January 2020 Update

In January the Group were given a fascinating talk by Judy Frodsham, pictured, about the parish’s civil war records. Highlights of this talk can be seen at this link.

The next meeting is on February 24th at 7.30pm in the village hall. At this meeting there will be a performance of “From this ground” by Michael Luntley. This performance includes stories, poems and folk songs of belonging, identity and migration, drawing on the experiences of agricultural workers in late Nineteenth Century Warwickshire. As usual, all are welcome, entrance fee £3, including a glass of wine.

Local History Group: December 2019 Update

In November the Group were given an entertaining talk by Graham Sutherland, pictured, entitled “Stand and Deliver”, about the truths and myths of highway robbers.

The next meeting is on January 27th at 7.30pm in the village hall. At this meeting Judy Frodsham will talk about what can be learnt about Marton from the Civil War records. As usual, all are welcome, entrance fee £3, including a glass of wine.

Local History Group: November 2019 Update

In October the Group were given a fascinating talk by Pieta Greaves, pictured, about the Church’s zinc sign restoration. A summary of this talk is available here.

The next meeting is on November 18th at 7.30pm in the village hall. We have a well-known local and very entertaining speaker, Graham Sutherland, who will give a talk about Highwaymen. As usual, all are welcome, entrance fee £3, including a glass of wine.