New hotline number for vulnerable Mancunians needing coronavirus help

From today Manchester City Councils has set up a dedicated call centre and hub that will send out food parcels, medication, fuel payments and help to combat loneliness.

The hotline number – which will be open Monday to Saturday, 8.30am to 5.30am – is 0800 234 6123.

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Stockport Council have also opened the Stockport Local Fund to help community organisations tackle the coronavirus pandemic. For more information and to apply for funding please visit their website.