Surviving Lockdown

In partnership with Knutsford Town Council, BOXED Red Marketing, a marketing agency in Knutsford has created a virtual Knutsford High Street.  It shows shops and business which are currently open for business, what they are currently selling or supplying, how they can be contacted and how their products and services can be accessed by the community (delivery or collection).

It can be found by clicking the link

If getting to the shops or shopping online is not something you can do during the current crisis then help is available. Please visit  – a voluntary organisation set up in partnership with Knutsford Town Council to help those in need. This could be shopping, collecting prescriptions or just a friendly phone call.  You can call 0800 1181692 or email  – please remember you are not alone and help is available.

The following is an item which has been passed on to us.  It may be of interest to you but it is not backed by the U3A.

A new website called Greysnet has just been launched with the support of the National Lottery Community Fund to help older people all over the country to stay connected and keep mind and body active during the current Coronavirus lockdown. It’s called Greysnet and you can find it at

Greysnet is a dedicated online space where older people can chat with one-another through a public forum and find out about all sorts of events and activities they can get involved in while self-isolating.