Moving house during the coronavirus outbreak – Update: viewings and moving home allowed from 13 May in England

Update: viewings and moving home allowed from 13 May in England

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Support for victims of crime and abuse

safe space in Boots stores for victims of domestic abuse

child abuse

Support for vulnerable loved ones living in neighbouring areas of Devon – how Plymouth, Exeter, South Hams and Torbay councils can help Plymouth South Hams Torbay Exeter

Interactive map : Find Your Nearest Community Support Group

To add a local group that is missing, you can  pass your details to us using this form. to Devon County Council

Births, Deaths and Marriages – Changes to services from 4 July 2020

The government has published guidance on how small marriages and civil partnerships can take place safely from Saturday 4 July.

From Devon County Council:

There’s more local information from our Registration Service on our website, including the fixed capacity of our registrations offices and venues and how ceremonies will be conducted. 

You may feel that the current restrictions don’t allow you to have the ceremony you want, but please remember you can change the date free of charge with our registration service – please speak to your venue or call 0345 155 1002 Torbay Plymouth

List of Delivery and Take-out services (as at 22 April)

Visit Teignbridge District Council, Town and Parish Council websites / Facebook pages , under the Your Area section of this website where there are often details about services being provided within specific local communities Use Google map to find a service near you

Bovey Parish – businesses able to deliver to those self-isolating

Updated shop list – courtesy Teignbridge Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group and Ashburton Emergency Response Volunteer Group

Parcels of essential foods

Shops that will take payments over the phone
Caterfood (South west) Ltd
Address: Maple House, Paignton TQ4 7QN
Phone: 01803 664422
£5 minimum order and they will deliver anywhere as far as Dorset – Catalogue attached to email

Bakers the Butchers orders by email: or telephone 01626 331602

Spar shops in
Chudleigh, 01626 437367
Bovey Tracey, 01626 835461
Heathfield, 01626 835375 
Teignmouth 01626 770397
Ashburton 01364 652289

Ullacombe Farm Shop & Barn Café or 01364661341

Dartmoor Farmers – Only sell beef but will take payment over the phone and deliver 
07495 685724 

Riviera Foods – they are adapting their business to provide food packs at present they provide an isolation pack £67 or £40 . They will take bacs payment or cash left in an envelope and will deliver 
01626 205203
ISOLATION PACKS Free delivery to your door! Delivery Days Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. Please telephone your order before 4.00pm – 01626 205203. Availability – Items maybe replaced with similar value products. Card payment will be taken with order. Pack of 

£67 – Rindless Back Bacon x 45/50 slices. Grated Mature Cheddar x 2kg Southern Fried Chicken Goujons x 1kg Medium Sliced White Bread x 2 loaves Westaway Sausages x 12 Red Leicester & Spinach Macaroni Cheese Meal x 4 portions Garden Peas x 907g Yellow Basmati Rice x 4 portions Individual Chicken & Mushroom Pies x 4 Skinny Fries x 2.5kg Fish Pie Mix x 450g

£40 – Veg – peas or other 907g, Jacket Potatoes or Oven Chips – Jackets x 10/Chips x 2.5kg, 
2 Chicken Breasts Tempura Battered 110g in weight, 2 Fish Portions are 4-5oz Battered Cod,
Sliced Ham 500g pack, Sliced White Bread 800g, 16 Slices + Crusts
Frozen fruit is a bag of Mixed Fruit…………Raspberries, Strawberries, Redcurrants, Blueberries & Blackcurrants 1kg
Individual Treacle Puddings  
5lb pack of bacon
Products are FROZEN except Bacon & Cheese

Born n Bread – order before 3pm 07787503983
Bread, milk and eggs only – orders over the phone they will take cash left in an envelop, they will deliver if they can otherwise they will be in the shop for pick ups between 9 – 10am orders need to be in before 3pm for the next day and there is no bread on Sat and Sun. 

Passion for Pies 07495787779 take payments and orders over the phone and deliver
They will provide sweet or savory pies cold for the freezer minimum order for delivery is 4 pies (£12)
They also provide a hot meal service of pie mash peas and gravey.

Fermoys or 01803 813504
You can order both from the garden center and the deli and farm shop 
Free delivery in the TQ12 area and a reduced delivery in other areas if you spend over £30

Riccas Resturant 
Can provide the delivery every day from 3.00 pm to 8.30 pm from all items on there menu with the price of only £8 for all our pizza and pastas dishes 😊 and regular price on any of meat or fish dishes, food will be deliver hot and fresh to your doors and the payment can be taken through the phone

The Linny 
01803 873192 – £3 Delivery – up-to 5mile
Thursday 18.00 – 20.00
Friday 18.00 – 20.00
Saturday 12.00 – 14.00
18.00 – 20.00
Sunday 12.00 – 14.00
18.00 – 20.00

The Plot 
Delivering meals free with a go fund me page for people who can afford to donate
07717 209509

Ashburton and Buckfastleigh Online list

Information uploaded to Ashburton Emergency Response Community Volunteer Facebook page under Recent Group files.

From the local MP’s website.


If you are ill or self-isolating, unable to get out and need food/meals: 

In addition to known local takeaways, some local businesses are now offering delivery or collection services. These arrangements may change at short notice. They will tell you how to pay. These are only some of the local businesses – share details of others you know about with friends or family.

  • Ugly Duckling – delivery of carvery/takeaway service – 01626 437343
  • Home Kitchen – gluten free – local delivery/collection – 01626 895192
  • Jack Sprats 11-2pm daily and Friday and Saturday evenings 5-8pm with home delivery on these evenings within the Dawlish area. 01626 865556
  • No1 Café – takeaway – delivery town area 01626 895427
  • Geralds – free delivery to elderly and in need 01626 862090
  • Poppadums Health Food – free deliveries – 01626 863128
  • Ryder’s Bakery – free delivery service – 01626 889395
  • Powderham Farm shop – delivery – 01626 891883
  • Jens Sweet Shop – Free delivery of all sweets, chocolates etc. 01626 259239
  • Methodist Church Wednesday and Sunday – takeaway meals/home delivery – 07770 882 047
  • All Styles N Smiles – hairdressers – home visits possible – 01626 888878

Oceans Fish Bar & Takeaway delivers straight to your doorstep with contact free delivery to the following areas; Dawlish, Dawlish Warren, Starcross, Holcombe, Teignmouth.

1. Place your order (call us on 01626 863 535 or find them on Just Eat

2. Pay over the phone or via Just Eat with your bank card.

3. Wait for your delivery to arrive!

Display a rainbow in your window and one of our delivery driver will also add a ‘sweet treat’ to your order! 

For up to date opening times, and our full menu head over to their Facebook page.

Need help with getting things delivered: 

If you need transport and are unable to use public transport: 

If you are self-isolating and want to chat to someone: 

Churches: Mark Jones, Dawlish Christian Fellowship and ROC Dawlish: 0772 9998 334 Father Mark, Roman Catholic: St. Agatha’s 01626 774640, Church of England: 01626 867386

If you are in crisis and genuine financial need for food: ROC Dawlish in conjunction with HITS are operating a temporary foodbank ring 0772 9998 334. Deliveries will be arranged without any personal contact.

If you are ill or self-isolating and need small emergency food supplies (milk, bread, soup) with no other friends or family or neighbours able to help you or there are no other options for a delivery service then call: 01626 867386 or 07584 052 306. A volunteer may be able to do a doorstep delivery.

Want to donate funds to help those in need? Visit for online options or ring Dawlish Town Council on: 01626 863388 (10am to 1pm Mon-Fri) who can take payments over the phone.



Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group

If you need help, or know someone who does, here are the coordinators’ numbers in the Teignmouth Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group who will call one of the 70 volunteers across Teignmouth near you. Pass this on in any way you can to those who need help.

Jackie Jackson: 07917 428680
Malcolm Tipper 07757 012814
Roger Jackson 07933 252337

The Alice Cross Centre

The Alice Cross Centre is leading the charge in Teignmouth in the local fight against coronavirus. If you need help and support, need a chat, or wish to volunteer your time to help others, please contact the Alice Cross Centre on the following numbers: 01626 626626 / 01626 778039

Homeless in Teignbridge Support (Foodbank)

If you are suffering a crisis and genuine financial need for food, those in receipt of a letter from the NHS (1.5 million vulnerable grouping) can contact HITS for support on the following number: 01626 906371(out of hours this will divert to a mobile)

Prescription Deliveries

Boots in Teignmouth is offering delivery of prescriptions. One-off charge of £5 for one prescription or you can sign-up for a year for delivery of one prescription per week for a household cost £55. Money to be paid over the phone: 01626 772277

Local Shops that are open  (Source: Helping Dawlish)


Kingscare League of Friends

Volunteer support charity. 

01626 357090


The Bell Inn, Fore Street, Kingsteignton – please contact them by:-

Tel: 01626 351161


Teignbridge District Council says some of the food traders at Newton Abbot Markets will be operating from the food hall from Monday 6th April (8am to 1pm, Mon-Sat) with a few also trading outdoors.


  • Ashfords Fruit & Veg
  • Bakers the Butchers
  • Stoneman’s Delicatessen
  • The Bay Tree (takeaway only)


  • India in a Jar – Weds and Saturdays from 4 April
  • Passion for Pie – Saturdays only from 11 April

Shops offering delivery:

Costcutter 83-85 Queen Street (Newton Abbot)

If you or someone you know, is self isolating, we can be there for you and deliver essentials to your door, contact the store on 01626 332725

To ensure a full contact less delivery we will only be able to accept card payments

helpful printable list produced by Newton Abbot Town Council (click on link and scroll down): Pages 8, 9, 10

Ideford and Chudleigh

Food Delivery:

Gills Grocers Chudleigh: 01626 852214 ​Gills has kindly volunteered to deliver groceries from their well-stocked shop in Chudleigh to Ideford. Please give them a call.

Eric Mahy: 01626 853558 ​Eric runs the bread stall outside the Town Hall and has got together with some other local traders to deliver ​Bread, Meat, Cheese and Eggs​ to Ideford. Please give them a ring and order by Tuesday night to receive a delivery on Thursday or Friday.


Widecombe in the Moor

WhoWhatTelephoneEmail & WebsiteDownload
The Rugglestone Inn **Please see message from the Ruggle**Takeaway menu available on Sun eve, Wed eve and Friday eve 6-7.30pm and Friday lunch 12-1pm. Please order by 5pm for evening takeaways. Menus change all the time to keep things interesting. Please use the Facebook link to view current menus.01364 621327Website: 
www.rugglestone inn
Facebook: rugglestoneinn
Takeaway Menu Lunch Sample
Takeaway Menu Evening Sample
Shop on the Green, WidecombeExtra food stocks – fruit and vegetables in addition to bread, milk, eggs and cheese. Will depend on availability.
Sue Martin at Pizwell FarmBeef, lamb & pork sausages delivered to Widecombe most weekends. Phone or email Sue to place your orders.01822 880223Email: 
pizwellfarm @hotmail
Coljan Café, AshburtonHome-made meals for collection01364 654011Takeaway Menu
Church House Inn, HolneThursday night takeaways, 5-7pm01364 631208Takeaway Menu
Ilsington Village ShopOrder your groceries and they will be packed ready for you (or a volunteer from the list below) to collect from outside the shop. Payment will need to be by Cash, Cheque or BACS. Email only.Email: 
ilsington village shop @
Tidballs Fruit & Veg, AshburtonPhone to order your fresh fruit, salad & veg. Collect it boxed up & ready to go. Cash on collection.01364 653668
J & R Food ServiceVeg Boxes and Meat Boxes are now all available on the app and online, please remember these need to be ordered by 6pm for next day delivery, fruit and veg boxes are subject to change depending on what we can get at market. Click the tab that says home deliveries in the top right of the screen, fill out the forms and you will be sent an email with your account details (please check your spam box this ends up in here more often than not). Payment via PayPal. Orders over £50 are free delivery, orders under £50 will incur a £5 delivery charge.Website: jrfoodservice
Total Produce DevonFamily Hamper £54.99 and lots of other products available – next day delivery for orders placed before 1pm01626 832848Website: Total Produce DevonProduct Brochure
Tom’s Country Store, AshburtonDeliveries of pet food & supplies01364 654776
Dean Court Farm ShopFresh fruit & veg, groceries & meat 
– free delivery for those who are unable to leave home. Orders can be placed over the phone and collected from outside the shop.
01364 642199Email: 
dean court farm
Badgers Holt Tea Rooms 
& Restaurant
Offering takeaways and delivery of groceries.01364 631213Email: 
badgers holt dartmoor
Home Delivery Menu
The Old Library, AshburtonTakeaway menu available01364 652896Email: 
the old library restaurant @
Website: www. the old library restaurant
Takeaway Menu
Hound of the Baskervilles, AshburtonTakeaway menu available01364 652700Email: 
info @ hound of the baskervilles
www. hound of the baskervilles
Takeaway Menu
Red Mullet, AshburtonFish and Chips open as normal. All evenings and Friday lunchtime. Welcome to phone in orders. Only two people in the shop at a time01364 652943
Dart Fresh ProduceFood & supplies for twice a week home delivery to Widecombe area or collection (order Mon-Sat, 8am-3pm). Phone for prices of fresh items. See also download for prices of other goods.01392 873036Website: 
www.dart fresh produce
Dart Fresh Prices
Dartmoor FarmersMeat delivery service from our butchery in Ashburton, there is a minimum order of £15.00 within a 25 mile radius of Ashburton plus £2.50 delivery charge (BACS or cash payments). Delivery within 48hours for orders place before 2pm07495 685724Email: 
info @ dartmoor farmers
Home Delivery Price List
Cox and Laflin ButchersMeat supplies are available from Cox and Laflin at Ullacombe farm. Opening times Tues to Sat, 11-4pm. Card payments accepted. Goods can be handed over outside. Phone to order.01364 661100
07908 753443
cox and laflin butchers @
Gribbles the ButchersDelivery every Friday, 11am – 1pm, to the Rugglestone Inn of orders placed & paid for via click & collect serviceWebsite: 
www. gribbles butchers
Ashburton Food BankWe are asking people in food need to phone and leave their details 
– name, address, number in family (plus pets) and phone number. 
We will deliver to them as soon as possible
07767 453844
Watts in Store, AshburtonPet Food store – orders taken over the phone and delivery can be arranged01364 389139
Widecombe Parish ChurchesRevd Geoffrey Fenton is preparing a weekly church service for emailing to anyone who wants itSend an Email to Geoffrey
Co-op PharmacyFree prescription delivery serviceWebsite: 
www. coop pharmacy .coop/
prescriptions /nhs/
The National TrustThe Trust’s coast and countryside places will be open as usual with any car park charges suspended. Houses, shops, gardens & cafes closedWebsite: 
www. national trust
Young MindsSupport for young people with anxietyWebsite: 
Bounce BackShort videos providing strategies for dealing with your mental challenges. Use access code ‘bbtodaybc’ to sign-in.Website: 
www. bounce back
The Help HubTelephone support for those in isolationWebsite: 
www. the help
Free School MealsIf your child(ren) are eligible for FSM, 
this service should continue in one form or another,
even when the school is temporarily closed. Contact your school for further details.
Internet MattersInternet safety support for parents & carers – For a range of tips, advice and guides from age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices.Website: 
www. internet matters .org
Moorland Community Care GroupA local charitable organisation whose aim is to provide friendly support to elderly and isolated people in our community.Website:
Citizens AdviceOffering phone appointments and lots of advice online at (including Benefits, Debt, Work, Consumer, Housing, Family). If anyone in Widecombe cannot find what they need there, they can email or phone David Thomas.01364 621255Email: 
buckfastleigh @ citizens advice teignbridge
www. citizens advice
Meg Wilkinson @ HORSE PURSUITSOffering to help with Horse / Chicken / Pet food if anyone wants to contact her.01626 368292

Holcombe Burnell ( see parish council website)

Tedburn St Mary and Whitestone

Tedburn Stores have a mobile shop which calls in at Whitestone on Saturdays at 10.30 am in Crossways and 10.50 am in the centre of the village.
Contact the Tedburn Stores on 01647 61320 or


Call4Fish Plymouth area

South Devon Area

Adults and Children Services, including Contact Details

Adults – Customer Services, CARE DIRECT, Adult Social Care, Devon County Council – Telephone: 0345 155 1007 Out of hours – 0345 6000 388

Children – Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1071 or email Out of hours – 0345 6000 388

Support from Devon County Council for families with disabled children:

We are updating our website all the time to keep families informed with the latest information, including suggestions on using personal budgets and short breaks plans flexibly and creatively, changes to our direct payments policy and advice for parents and carers who employ staff. We want to make sure everyone has all the information they need so we’ve answered lots of questions on our website, and also gathered some useful online resources for children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families

Teignbridge CVS

Supporting people that support others, providing advice on staying safe and legal.  Contact 01626 326120 or email

If you need help please see info below, provided by Teignbridge Community Voluntary Services. Free hot cooked meals – Teignbridge CVS co-ordinated service with Kingsway Residents Association – KRA and Homeless in Teignbridge Support – HITS Foodbank, Sunday lunch is cooked and delivered in the main towns and villages of Teignbridge (Newton CCG locality and Coastal CCG locality) KRA have capacity to produce 200 meals. If you require a free cooked hot Sunday lunch delivery, please email Sarah Holmes or phone: 01626 777 946, before Friday 5pm. (Newton CCG locality and Coastal CCG locality).

Fixed Menu – If you require a free cooked hot meal delivery for a person – Mon- Sat 10am – 2pm, (Newton CCG locality and Coastal CCG locality) please phone Melissa at the Whistlestop café: 07920 105 319.

If you require a foodpack or toiletries from HITS Foodbank, please call 01626 906 371 (Mon-Fri), foodpacks are normally dispatched within 48 hours.

If you require a foodpack or toiletries from THAT Foodbank, please call 01626 437 310 (Mon-Fri).