Community shop 'heroes' keep villagers going
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Coronavirus: Community shop 'heroes' keep villagers going

People living in a rural village say volunteers at a community shop have been "heroes" during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ann and John O'Leary have made 200 grocery deliveries to elderly and self-isolating people during lockdown.

The Good Neighbour Scheme at the Thurlton Community Store in Norfolk has been given a £750 grant from the Prince's Countryside Fund to help pay for deliveries as long as they are needed.

Resident Pauline Warner said: "I call them my heroes... That is very very touching."

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  • 25 Jun 2020
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