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We will try and keep this table as updated as possible - however there is always new information. If you have a specific question call and we will try and help you find the right place.
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UPDATED 27th March 2020
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Bridestowe / Lydford / Mary Tavy / Sourton - local support for stay at home or self isolating: volunteers, food , prescriptions and supplies.
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Friends, family and neighboursPeople will use their own existing support network. Be good neighbours to each other but REMEMBER: 2 metres apart at all times if possible. Drop it on on the outside step or use the phone if possible. Wave over the hedge.
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Lydford Volunteer groupPeople in the village who have volunteered to pick up emergency prescriptions / groceries / walk a dog or give a phone call to someone.https://www.facebook.com/groups/660503728033288/Call Lydford Helpline on 075 72 785 522 and they can put you in contact with the volunteer group.
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Lydford Farm ShopDeliveries of food from farm shop to doorstep int the village. Prefer payment by Bank transfer for deliveries but can do cheque / cash. Next day delivery.https://www.facebook.com/lydfordfarmshop/01822 820 737
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Riverside stores & PO BridestoweACCESS TO Post Office and Shop NOW CLOSED. Limited to EX20 -4 customers. Pensioners can speak with the DWP and get their pensions paid directly into their bank accounts. Colin and Michaela will continue to provide all the essentials, but these will be via home delivery. We also ask that you email us your orders to riversidestores@hotmail.com . Payment can be by BACS (Bank Transfer) or via card over the phone. Account billing will be strictly fortnightly and Sunday.https://www.facebook.com/Riversidestores/01837 861321
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Mary Tavy Stores & POACCESS CLOSED. However, we are still running our delivery service for groceries/papers etc. If you want to place an order, please email us at marytavypo@gmail.com or call at 810422.
Due to the amount of calls we've been receiving: We would like for people to only call between the hours of 9:00AM-12:00PM in the morning please, or you can email us at any time.
https://www.facebook.com/marytavypo/01822 810422
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White Hart BridestoweMonday, Wed and Friday Take away menu 6-7:30 What time do you need to call by? Menu on next pagehttps://www.facebook.com/whitehartbridestowe01837 861 318
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Castle InnClosed for take away and deliveryhttps://www.facebook.com/Castleinnlydford/01822 820242
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Dartmoor InnClosed for take away and deliveryhttps://www.facebook.com/thedartmoorinn/01822 820221
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Millie BickellFrozen meals, quiche, cakes and puddings delivered see menu on the next page.https://www.facebook.com/millie.bickellMessage or call on 07787994220
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Mary Tavy Inn
Pick what you want, phone with the order and card payment, agree a pickup time, drive to the door and the food is put in the car for you. Menu on the next page.
01822 810326
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From a little further afield - delivering to us
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Oakcroft Farm ProduceDeliveries to the Brentor area on Saturday. Fresh meat and baked goods from our own farm. delivery locally (within 5-5miles eg st Giles, Broadwoodwidger, ashwater) on Friday and deliveries to the brentor-tavistock-yelverton-launceston route and to a central collection point in Lostwithiel on Saturday.
email rogers@oakcroftfarmproduce.co.uk Website: www.oakcroftfarmproduce.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/oakcroftfarmproduce/
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Farmer LuxtonsFrom Monday the 23rd March we are commencing a delivery service for those vulnerable people who are stuck in isolation. Please ring the shop on 0183754308 and place your order. The deadline for orders is 1-00pm on the day prior to delivery. Delivery Tuesday: Hatherleigh, Northlew, Sourton, Bridestowe and surrounding areas. We hope to be able to deliver all of of our normal stock items. For example, meat products, fresh fruit and veg, bread, local cheese and dairy products, frozen veg, fruit and deserts. Please bear in mind we are offering a personal service and are not a supermarket.
https://www.facebook.com/Farmer-Luxtons-156067051123672/
0183754308
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Bulk Buy Groceries We offer a NEXT DAY FOOD delivery service. We are working so hard helping a huge amount of families/households across Devon & Cornwall to obtain fresh food deliveries in this challenging time. We are part of the longstanding and trusted food distributor Westcountry Fruit Sales. We deliver to people’s homes Monday to Saturday with next day deliveries.
We can provide a full range of fresh produce, fruit boxes, milk & dairy, kitchen groceries, cleaning products, wines and beers to their door. We operate a no contact delivery, so people need not worry about contact with the driver.
www.bulkbuygroceries.co.uk
hello@bulkbuygroceries.co.uk
01326 331900
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Key services in Okehampton and Tavistock (for updated lists see the sheets made by Okehampton and Tavistock but not all will delivere here!)
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Okehampton Post Office
Opening Hours are 8.30am - 1pm Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday
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There are also a number of Okehampton and Tavistock firms delivering - we will try and add these in a separate section below when checked they deliver here!
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Bus timetables In Devon
Up-to-date bus timetables, including temporary changeshttps://www.traveldevon.info/bus/latest-news-service-updates/
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Emotional / mental support for stay at home / self isolating / general (additonal resources should be coming)
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Reverend Adrian BrooksOur local vicar. Church is sadly closed. We will continue to pray for our communities from our homes at 11.00am every Sunday and with others up and down the country we are asked to light a candle in our windows at 7.00pm on Sundays. We are producing a news sheet every week containing prayers, thoughts and news, if you would like to receive a copy please contact Adrian
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Samaritans116 123 (24 hours) for anything upsetting you116 123 (24 hours)https://www.samaritans.org/
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SANElineexperiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day).http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/helpline
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NHS Every Mind Matters
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeinghttps://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/
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Learn DevonLearn Devn are offering free online courses. The training will include online courses and tutor-led learning to enable people to improve their skills or look after their mental health. Enrolment is now open, and the free online training will start on Friday 1 May.0345 155 1014https://www.learndevon.co.uk/
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Government & Council Services
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Devon County CouncilRegularly updated links to a variety of sources of help and information on any number of aspects of living in the coronavirus crisis.https://www.devon.gov.uk/coronavirus-advice-in-devon/
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DCC Emergency HelplineKeeping Devon’s most vulnerable residents safe remains our top priority. Anyone who is isolated and urgently needs essential food, medicine, care or social support, and doesn’t have any family, friends, neighbours or community to help themTel: 03451551011
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West Devon BCReport concerns about a business that is opening but should not beUse the web page to report your concernshttp://www.westdevon.gov.uk/businessconcerns
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DCC Business regulatory adviceAll businesses in Devon and Somerset can now access regulatory advice free of charge until the end of July.
https://www.devonnewscentre.info/trading-standards-waives-regulatory-business-support-fees/
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Government summary linksAdvice page and summary links
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-public-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-the-public-on-the-mental-health-and-wellbeing-aspects-of-coronavirus-covid-19
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Council tax / Financial Hardship links
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West Devon Borough Council schemeIf your income has reduced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, and you are concerned about your Council Tax, we may be able to help.Anyone on a low income can apply to our council tax reduction scheme – you can find the details online at http://orlo.uk/L79o2
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If you are already receiving council tax reduction, you can apply to our Emergency Hardship fundhttps://www.westdevon.gov.uk/article/6636/Low-Income-Council-Tax-Reduction
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West Devon have now introduced a Covid-19 Welfare Support Fund. The Covid19 Welfare Support Fund will provide small emergency payments to help residents who have no money for even the most basic household essentials with necessities such as food, basic household items, essential travel or utility payments. If you are a resident and have been affected financially by Coronavirus (COVID-19), and can demonstrate a need for immediate short-term financial help, you can apply for a grant by completing a simple online application form on the link, or ring the phone number given. www.westdevon.gov.uk/welfarefund

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Citizens AdviceThere are specific NEW benefits and support at this time and advice on if you are off sick / unable to pay rent etc. Citizens Advice is a safe source for this.https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/health/coronavirus-what-it-means-for-you/03444 111 444 Advice Line 24 hour Torridge, North, Mid and West Devon
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Navigate CharityA charity that claims to provide free, confidential and impartial advice on matters relating to benefits, debt and money.enquiries@navigatecharity.org.uk01823 299050
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MEDICAL AND GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES (23 March)
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EmergencyDial 999Online LinksAdditional information
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Other recommended helplines recommended by NHS
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/
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NHS Help at HomeThe NHS Health at Home website has information about contacting your GP, ordering repeat prescriptions, managing your wellbeing and existing conditions, all without leaving your home.https://www.nhs.uk/health-at-home/
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SymptomsStay at home if you or someone you live with have either: a high temperature or a new continuos cough. To protect others, do not go to a GP, pharmacy or hospitalhttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
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if you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, or your condition gets worse, or your symptoms do not get better after 7 days, then use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service. If you do not have internet access, call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/874281/COVID-19_easy_read.pdf
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Stay at home guidance: 7 days from symptoms if you live alone, 14 days for whole hosuehold if with others BUT anyone else who develops symptoms must add another 7 days to stay at home, Do not go to work, school, or public areas, and do not use public transport or taxis. If possible, you should not go out even to buy food or other essentials, other than exercise, and in that case at a safe distance from others. (There are volunteers who can help if you have no support network). Additional important detail can be found on the link - vulnerable people in home, personal waste etc.https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infectionhttps://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/874011/Stay_at_home_guidance_diagram.pdf
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Social distancing: This is advised for EVERYONE in the UK but paticularly over 70, certain underlying health conditions or pregnant. Rough guide: anyone instructed to get a flu jab as an adult each year on medical grounds.https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people/guidance-on-social-distancing-for-everyone-in-the-uk-and-protecting-older-people-and-vulnerable-adultsUnderlying health conditions: chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases including asthma; chronic heart / liver / kidney disease. Chronic neurological e.g. Parkinsons, MS; Diabetes; problems with your spleen; weakened immune system from chemotherapy / steroid tablets / HIV / AIDS; Seriously overweight BMI>40
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Shielding: Protection of extremely vulnerable people with specific medical conditions. NHS should be contating everyone relevant by letter by Sunday 29 March.https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19Includes: Solid organ transplant recipients / People with specific cancers / People with severe respiratory conditions / People with rare diseases and inborn errors of metabolism / People on certain immunosupression therapies / Pregnant women with significant heart disease
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