From 24th July 2020 it will be compulsory to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets in England.

Masks are readily available to buy from numerous shops in Appleby.  Please be prepared and ensure you have yours before Friday.

If you fancy making your own:

We were so grateful to the wonderful volunteers from the Upper Eden Valley at for providing our volunteers with handmade “olson” face masks in May.

Their aim is to provide a mask that gives a good degree of protection, without using materials urgently needed for the NHS or other health and care providers.

Please visit their website for detailed instructions on how to make your own mask: