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Greystones notes week February 1st

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:

Paul Byrne at:  www.GreystonesGuide.ie.

Also from www.Greystones.ie

New Leaflets to Simplify the Planning Process

New leaflets to simplify the planning processed have been introduced.

The leaflets explain the planning system in a clear and concise way.

They answer questions and give advice on a wide range of planning related topics.

The purpose is to make the planning system clear from a public perspective.

And to inform people how they can participate in it.

Details from www.opr.ie/planning-leaflets/.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 17 January 2021.

Greystones North                               Two burglaries,  jewellery and cash stolen.

                                                            Window forced.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

           Greystones South                                No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie            

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

Garda slot on the Morning Show with Declan Meehan at East Coast FM.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

Garda Confidential Number             1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station               666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                       1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                             1800 25 00 25

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

Our Community Guards have circulated a list of various online services.

Some of these very helpful links are listed below.

More to come over the next few weeks.

Thank you,  Community Guards,  for keeping us up to date.

Jigsaw Wicklow

Are you a young person going through a difficult time ??

Are you concerned about a young person ??

Please contact Jigsaw Wicklow,  01.5240796 or wicklow@jigsaw.ie.

Jigsaw works with young people,  12 to 25,  who live,  work or go to school in Wicklow.

Their hub is located on Parnell Road in Bray,  two minutes from McDonald’s.

Great resources,  articles and direct support on www.jigsawonline.ie.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

A guide to minding your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www2.hse.ie/wellbeing/mental-health/covid-19/minding-your-mental-health-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak.html

Mental health Supports and Services During COVID-19:

https://www2.hse.ie/services/mental-health-supports-and-services-during-coronavirus/

Stress Control|Online Stress Reduction Course Now Ongoing

Stress Control will teach you great skills to fight stress.

For most of us,  stress is a mix of anxiety and depression,  panicky feelings,  poor sleep.

Stress Control will boost your well being.

Details from www.stresscontrol.ie

Free Text Help|50808

50808 is a free text service.

It provides everything from a calming chat to immediate support.

Text 50808 is for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis.

Big or small.

Text 50808 is a very useful service to have on hand during these difficult times.

Test HELLO to 50808 to start a conversation,  any time … day or night.

Details from https://text50808.ie/

COVID-19 Information

Do You Have Trouble Collecting Your Pension ??

Special arrangements are in place for collections of pensions.

You can nominate a Temporary Agent to collect your pension for you.

Special forms for are available at Greystones Post Office,  Meridian Point Centre.

This is a very helpful and useful service for those who are  unable to go out.

Wicklow County Council Free Phone Helpline:  1800 868 399

WCC has a very useful contact number for those who need assistance during pandemic.

Over a dozen agencies and organisations are involved in helping.

Help can be given for deliveries of groceries,  medicines and fuels.

In some instances,  there can be transport to test centres.

The aim is ensure that vulnerable members of the Community are protected.

Please ensure that no one is without during these special times.

Helpline is open seven days a week,  8 am to 8 pm.

1800 868 399 and covidsupport@wicklowcoco.ie.

Volunteers to help with this service are welcome at the Free Phone number.

Greystones Meals on Wheels

Greystones Meals on Wheels operates its service two days a week.

This is an excellent long running Greystones service.

Delicious meals delivered right to your door by friendly helpers.

You might know of someone who could benefit.

Or you might like to avail of the service yourself !!

Details from Greystones Health Centre,  01.2877311.

Volunteers to help the service are most welcome.

Age Action Getting Started Kit

How to Avoid False Information About COVID-19

Age Action has a very informative booklet about COVID-19 information.

Now available online:  15327_ageaction_covid_v2_final_0.pdf

Lots of good information for all !!

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