Eardisland Parish Magazine

The magazine is edited by Chris Bivand, and published by Eardisland Parish Council six times a year.

You can download the latest issues using the menu on the right, or clicking the cover image below. The magazine will open in a new browser window. You will need Adobe Reader which you can download here.

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Latest Issue - July 2021

Eardisland Parish Magazine July 2021

EDITORIAL

Whilst I am looking forward as much as anybody to the relaxation of regulations pertaining to Coronavirus, I can’t help but be concerned about the media using the term ‘freedom day’, especially as the declared number of new infections has increased significantly over the last couple of weeks. Whilst it is true that hospitals have seen fewer Covid patients, and deaths have declined hugely, Covid remains a nasty illness. Further, it can lead to ‘long Covid’, which renders the patient suffering from all sorts of symptoms, mainly fatigue, for weeks, months, and possibly years. The numbers in this category are thought to be greatly underestimated. My point is that ‘freedom day’ is NOT a return to normal. Taking sensible precautions will be necessary for a long time to come.

On a brighter note, the village has been an obvious attraction to many visitors, particularly during the sunny weather. This is good for businesses. And village activities are starting to show some green shoots, with Open Gardens, Duck Races, the Village Show, and Craft Fair.

Finally, I hope to be able to publish ‘Who’s Who and Organisations’ with the September edition. If you are associated with a village organisation – community shop, church, village hall, etc. please check the details for changes. If you don’t have a copy of the last one, please email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I’ll send you an email copy. All corrections should be sent to Patricia Gill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This is a time-consuming task, so please don’t leave it to the last moment. Now would be best, before it slips your mind.

I hope that you enjoy a good summer - we all deserve it after the last 18 months!

Chris Bivand

 

 

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