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COVID-19 Due to the current situation all parish council meetings are cancelled until further notice. If you have any concerns please contact any of the parish councillors using the contact details on this website. Click on the button for the two recent regulatory changes. Legal Notices
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COVID-19 Help and Assistance

Covid-19 Response Link Worker for Kerne Bridge

Yvonne Richards, a Herefordshire Council employee, has been assigned to be the Covid-19 Response Link Worker for the Kerne Bridge Ward. She has been sent information about what’s going on in the Parish re: Good Neighbours Schemes and Food Hubs etc.

Yvonne’s e-mail is: and her mobile number is: 07792 882024.

Important information:

People wishing to volunteer can register and vulnerable people needing support can register on the following link:

Talk Community Covid Response telephone number: 01432 260027

Email address:

If you are in Whitchurch or Ganarew and are stuck indoors due to the Coronavirus outbreak and need help with shopping or getting medicines, please telephone Sue Morris on 01600 890737 or Kelly Dickinson-Lord on 07436 960262.

Access to food in and around Whitchurch

Sainsburys is setting aside the first hour of shopping every Thursday, starting tomorrow 19th March, for elderly and vulnerable shoppers. This will be 8am to 9am in Ross. From Monday 23rd March, online customers who are over 70 years of age or have a disability will have priority access to online delivery slots so register for Sainsburys shopping now to get this priority treatment. Website:

Woods of Whitchurch is taking orders for groceries and will bring orders to your car. Website: Contact: 01600 891021. You can download an order form here: Order form

The Old Court Hotel in Whitchurch is a drive through – phone in food orders and collect at the door. Website: Contact: 01600 890367

Huntsham Farm is taking orders for rare breed meat boxes, collected or delivered. Minimum order £53.75. Website: Contact: 01600 890296

The Cross Keys pub in Goodrich is taking orders (takeaways or eat-in) and has turned into a bakery so you can do bread orders. Email: Contact 01600 890692

Emma's Miniyaki's are taking orders for Japanese Soul Food (takeaways or delivery). Check the Miniyaki FaceBook page for the menu. Contact: 07920 525744

Monsur at Whitchurch Spice Tandoori is taking orders for takeaways. Check the Whitchurch Spice Tandoori FaceBook page for the menu. Contact: 01600 890808 or 07422 404777

Molly's Café, Symonds Yat West is open and doing a delivery service. They don’t have a website but have a Facebook page of the same name. Tel: 07926 881116

The Royal Arms in Llangrove is taking orders for ready cooked meals that can either be collected or delivered locally. Contact: 01989 770267. You can download a price list here: Price List

Bees For Development in Monmouth are able to provide honey, beekeeping equipment, and quality beeswax soaps and skin care products for local customers. Please get in touch via email to order goods. They’ll get back to you with a list of what’s available and details about collection and payment.

Age UK

The Age UK Ross office is now 'working from home' and unfortunately it's no longer possible to have direct contact or face to face appointments with clients.
The office can be contacted for information and advice on 01989 567165 or 01989 763887.
These are the normal office contact telephone numbers but your call will be diverted to the 2 office staff, working from home. Please leave a message if the call isn't answered straight away and someone will get back to you.


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Whitchurch and Ganarew Group Parish Council serves the communities of Whitchurch, Ganarew, Symonds Yat West, Crocker's Ash, Lewstone, Great Doward and Little Doward in Herefordshire.

The parish is located within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Please contact us if you have questions concerning the council or if you have any issues that you feel the council should be aware of, or where it can help or support you.


Forthcoming Events

Next Parish Council meeting

Cancelled until further notice

Good Neighbour Scheme

Cancelled until further notice

Sticky Little Fingers

Cancelled until further notice

St Swithins Church

Lord Knows!

Symonds Yat and the River Wye. The Birthplace of Tourism

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