Guide East Devon parishes: villages and rural areas

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22. Colyton

Information from Colyton Parish Council:

Colyton Local Delivery Service (CLoDS) are delivering help and support to those residents in Colyton who are self isolating. They have every street covered with a co-ordinator/ point of contact and they are in turn supported by other volunteers to deliver the requests from those in need. They have published a business leaflet showing how local business can take orders and payment and CLoDS will deliver. Call Liz Berry on 07754 785181 or Sue Brown on 01297 551113, or email Sue on suebrown170@btinternet.com

Colyford Coronavirus Action Group

If you live in Colyford, contact Anne West, email: annewest@lineone.net or call her on 01297 551375.  There are two people that cover each area within Colyford.

Seaton Foodbank

Provides emergency food relief for individuals and families in crisis and experiencing financial hardship. Foodbank in Seaton welcomes donations of non-perishable food.

Email: foodbankseaton@gmail.com

Call: 07598 927997

Community Waffle House

The Community Waffle House in Axminster are helping co-ordinate a 'Phone Waffling Service' for local residents that are lonely or isolated to make sure that no-one goes without regular human interaction at this time. They are also running a community online Zoom meeting for those that they normally work with at Waffle and could potentially offer this out to more if needed. They're also working with tech professionals and volunteers to help provide digital support to people. They can offer this phone / online service to residents of: All Saints, Axminster, Axmouth, Beer, Branscombe, Colyford, Colyton, Dalwood, Hawkchurch, Kilmington, Membury, Nether Exe, Shute, Southleigh, Stockland and Uplyme.

For more information email: matt@waffle.org.uk or call 07380 668228.

Project Food

Project Food (previously known as HALFF), are offering:

  • Free homemade ready meals to people in need, made and kindly donated by River Cottage and Monmouth Kitchen. Free fruit or veg boxes to go along with the free meals, paid for by a grant they’ve received.
  • Dietary and nutritional advice.
  • Delivery service of fresh fruit, veg, eggs, milk and fruit juice from their Project Food shop.  People can phone and place the order over the phone for delivery to their door. Payment by card or cash. 

Call them on 01297 631782. They can currently offer this support in; All Saints, Awliscombe, Axminster, Axmouth, Beer, Branscombe, Budleigh Salterton, Chardstock, Colyford, Colyton, Combpyne Rousdon, Cotleigh, Dalwood, Dunkeswell, Exmouth, Farway, Feniton, Gittisham, Hawkchurch, Honiton, Kilmington, Membury, Musbury, Newton Poppleford and Harpford, Northleigh, Offwell, Ottery St Mary, Seaton, Shute, Sidbury, Sidford, Sidmouth, Southleigh, Stockland, Uplyme, West Hill, Yarcombe

 

Disclaimer: Please note we have not carried out safeguarding checks on any of these community / voluntary groups.  

This information is a work in progress and is going to be updated as it changes or new information is received. If you’re aware of anything that needs updating, adding or changing please email covid.community@eastdevon.gov.uk