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   Corona Virua - keeping in touch, "What's app" Update    16 March, 2020

Dear Residents of Gilston, 


🦠 Corona Virus - keeping in touch, 

“What’s app” Update.


Because of the recent global heath situation that we all find ourselves in, It would be great if we could all become instantly, more aware of what is happening around us, and look out for each other, if anyone needs help.


Some of you are aware that we have a local Neighbourhood / Community group,  called “Gilston Neighbours” - a WhatsApp instant messaging app that goes on your mobile phone.

It works for letting us know if we see anything that may look suspicious, but it can also help if anyone becomes isolated within our community. We would like to get as many local people as possible to join - the more eyes and ears, the better!


For those not familiar with this app - it requires a mobile phone, and for you to download the “WhatsApp” onto your mobile device. 

It is an instant messaging app, where you can send an instant message & Photos to multiple members with just one click.


When a member of the group wishes to post something of interest - it will go out instantly to all other members.


For example - 


Hi all, be aware - “Two men knocking on doors in Gilston Lane, asked if they could check our water supply - I asked for ID and they drove off!?....”

Or perhaps.....

“Just to let you all know a tree has blown down blocking the road next to the Post box.....” 


If you and other members of your household are interested in knowing what is going on in your community, as it happens, please e mail me your name, & mobile number, I will add you to the group.

It doesn’t have to be crime related, any info that may be of interest, is also welcome.

Let’s all try and help each other, and support any vulnerable neighbours that may need assistance. 


Kind regards


Neale Biscoe

Cumberland Lodge

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