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Derwenthorpe Residents’ Association

Welcome to our new web site. We’ve put this up to allow us to be more responsive to events, and let more people participate. Please let us know if you’d like to be able to post messages here on behalf of the Residents Association, or a community group.

All the old content is at https://dra.btck.co.uk

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Internet Service

A Derwenthorpe resident has been in touch with Pure Fibre asking about our levels of broadband service recently. Here is their reply. We are sorry that you have been experiencing slower speeds than normal on the Derwenthorpe network. Unfortunately, since the Government’s closing of schools and advice for all to work from home as much […]

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NowtOn – April 2020

Welcome to the first online only edition of LotsOn: NowtOn. Actually, there are things happening, so take a look.

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An afternoon coffee morning

We held our first virtual coffee morning yesterday. And we thought there was room for a second one, but it’s going to be an afternoon tea party. So, here it is: Topic: Tea PartyTime: Tuesday afternoons, 3.30pm Join Zoom Meeting Just click the link, or use these details: Meeting ID: 839 073 680Password: 008900

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Coffee morning

As we can’t meet in person on Fridays at the moment, there’ll be a virtual coffee morning on Fridays at 11am. Read more to find out how to join us.

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Broadband reliability

Read about the plans to improve our Internet and phones reliability.

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City Council is recruiting

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to lose work recently, you might be interested in this from City of York council. They’re looking for drivers and loaders for their waste services team. I hope they can get them: otherwise people will miss bin and recycling collections. It could get quite messy! https://www.york.gov.uk/news/article/104/bolstering-front-line-teams-together-to-keep-essential-services-running-but-we-need-you-

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Coronavirus York: How to help | YorkMix

Coronavirus York: How to help in York| YorkMix — Read on http://www.yorkmix.com/coronavirus-york-how-to-help/

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Help for elders

As well as our local team offering help, the following organisations already have trusted volunteers offering help and support. They’re also taking on new volunteers, and looking for donations: York Neighbours – Help for over 65s with shopping and practical one-off jobs. https://yorkneighbours.org.uk/volunteering/ Tel:  01904 891627 AGE UK York – offer essential services such as […]

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SSC closed

We’ve had this message from JRHT: After much consideration and taking into consideration the current government guidance, JRHT have taken the difficult decision to close the Super Sustainable Centre as of 1pm today. The centre will not be available for use or any new bookings. JRHT will continue to review this position and we hope […]

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Everything is cancelled.

Well, not quite, but you’ll understand that most group activities are suspended. We’ll be thinking about whether we can move some on-line, and we’re also thinking about other ways that we can support people through the Covid 19 crisis. Stay well.