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Posted on: April 4th 2020

Council Thanks Local Schools

Bexley schools have been doing their bit to help the Borough’s key frontline workers stay safe during the current lockdown.

Five of the borough’s schools this week helped Bexley keep care staff safe, by donating more than 450 pairs of protective goggles.

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St Joseph’s and Upton primary schools and Cleeve Park, Hurstmere and Trinity secondary schools heeded the Council’s appeal for protective equipment earlier this week.

Leader of the London Borough of Bexley, Councillor Teresa O’Neill OBE said: “I would like to thank the schools that have given us their supply of goggles. Vital day-to-day visits to our most vulnerable residents continue throughout the lockdown. Having the right protective equipment provides the reassurance our teams need and helps to keep them safe and well.”

If you or someone you know needs assistance, whether you need someone to get shopping, pick up other essentials, or information, guidance and advice, please call the Bexley Coronavirus Helpline. The helpline is open from 8am to 8pm. The number to call is  020 3045 5398  or you can apply for help online

If you are a local resident who would like to help, please take a look at Bexley’s Volunteer Hub - BVSC’s volunteering scheme - which will match you with local charities, community groups and local people who need help.

Register at the Volunteer Hub

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