Latest news from Newark and Sherwood District Councils Humanitarian Assistance Response Team
A brilliant source of support for the Council’s Humanitarian Assistance Response Team (Hart) has been the fantastic firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) who have been helping with food deliveries to those isolating and vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic and have packed and moved food boxes to assist local farms who are supporting food banks.
During this period of lockdown Newark and Sherwood Community Hub, also known as Newark Play Forum, part funded by Newark and Sherwood District Council, have been putting craft boxes together to help isolated families, and those on low incomes, entertain their children.
Newark and Sherwood District Council coordinates urgent food deliveries during coronavirus outbreak with the help of national supermarkets and local shops.
At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, Newark and Sherwood District Council set up the Humanitarian Assistance Response Team (Hart) as the Council’s front line team to lead on the Humanitarian effort.
On Tuesday 14 April, the District Council’s Humanitarian Assistance Response Team (Hart), which was formed by the Council at the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus as the team responsible for tackling the humanitarian effort, were offered 17 trays packed full with fresh vegetables from Morrisons.
Carriages is an unusual railway station cafe and bar situated within a beautiful Victorian building at Newark Castle station.