Support for residents of The Gransdens

Dear Residents of Great and Little Gransden,

 Are you unable to leave your home because of Covid 19/Coronavirus? We’re here for you.


Bluebell 19 are a group of Gransden residents who have come together during this difficult time when some people may be finding it hard to access the help they need.

Bluebell-19 is run entirely by volunteers and not medical professionals. We’re community members wanting to support the most vulnerable with errands, information distribution and community/emotional support. For up to date medical advice you should continue to check the NHS website at: and government at for further notices.

If you need medical advice, use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service at, or if you have no internet access, call NHS 111 from your phone. In a medical emergency, dial 999.


If you would like to speak to us, or want help,

Please call or text Sarah Thurbin – 07775 878719 or email:

or check out our Bluebell 19 Facebook page



  • A friendly chat over the phone.
  • Dog Walking (please inform us of any safety/welfare issue of important requirements for your dog.
  • Shopping – This should be kept to essential items, limited to £30 where possible -giving as much notice as possible.
  • Letter Posting.
  • Prescription Collections or arrangements.
  • Arranging deliveries.

Home Delivery Services:

Two of our pubs are now doing take-aways and our volunteers could pick these up for you should you be self-isolating and unable to do so:

  • Abbotsley – The Eight Bells – speak to Ryan on 01767 677305 (please book early to avoid disappointment)
  • Waresley – The Duncombe Arms, call Chris on 01767 650764 (free delivery for orders over £30/£15min order)

Woodview Farm Shop are also helping the most vulnerable during the pandemic by taking orders for collection by email – Please make sure you include your name, phone number and address including postcode. Woodview do offer delivery to those most vulnerable but, as they are pretty stretched, we would be able to arrange collection for you. Please order four days in advance (excluding Sundays). Please also note, its café is open for take-aways – visit its website at

We also aware of a few home-delivery companies that have started to deliver in our area (we are not endorsing these, just bringing them to your attention): – fishmongers – fruit and veg – fruit and veg

Histon Produce will deliver to those classed as vulnerable – please see its Facebook page

The Refill Shop – online health food shop – order via its Facebook page and collect in your village (days to be confirmed).