Lockdown Linkline

Andover Lockdown Linkline Andover Radio

Below see where you can get help and support during this lockdown.

If you are a business, organisation or community group providing extra support at this time, please let us know by emailing hello@loveandover.com or complete the form below so we can let others know what services you are providing.

    Community/Voluntary groups

    The Love Andover Isolation Help Group helps those who suffer because of a lack of support network during the lockdown. They are open 10am – 1pm each weekday on 01264 586 787. Find more information about them here and make contact with them on their Facebook page here.

    Andover Neighbourcare 12 Union Street, 01264 339899 or 404142
    The office will be open 9 – 4pm, Monday- Friday
    Services available  – Cleaning,  gardening, sitting, shopping, fetching prescriptions, telephone buddying, transport to hospitals and doctors.

    • Samaritans – Call 116 123 from any phone or go to https://www.samaritans.org
    • Papyrus – confidential support and advice for those under 35.
    • HOPELINEUK – Call 0800 068 4141 or text: 07860 039 967. Every Day 9:00 am to 12:00 am (midnight)
    • Shout – Text only service available free on all major networks Text: 85258

    Businesses:

    My Fab Find Emporium

    Hi although I am closed I’m offering a click and collect service.

    If you go onto My Fab Find facebook page and see something you like just message me and I will sort the rest out for your payment and collection .

    I’ve lots of lovely frenchic paint to keep you occupied through this second lockdown. Have a look at Frenchic fan forum and see the fabulous things you can transform with this amazing easy to use paint.

    Take care and keep safe xxx

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