For information on how to order, collect and get delivery of prescriptions and repeat medication please click on Prescription Advice.
Please see the attachment for local outlets still offering a delivery or collection service of fresh and cooked food to the Axminster area.
List of Food Outlets
The Old Dairy Kitchen, online Farm Shop
Citizens Advice Bureau - how to contact the Citizens Advice Bureau whilst their offices/outreach services are closed.
Police Advice - to find out abut police advice during the epidemic and their powers under new legislation click here
Funding - if you are a grateful recipient, or a family member of someone who has received our help and would like to give something back for us to continue to assist those who need us, you can make a donation through our GoFundMe page. Thank you in advance for making our efforts possible!
Rights of Way - some people may be fortunate enough to have a public right of way on their doorstep for them to take their daily exercise. If you are using a right of way, please be considerate, keep dogs on a lead and stick to the path. For more advice, see the Devon County Council Rights of Way Coronavirus update page.
Axminster Library - whilst closed, the library still has lots of e-resources for members to access For more information click on the link: Devon Libraries
Over 55s - if you're missing a coffee and a chat with friends, why not try the weekly Devon highlights online session? There's lots of activities planned and more importantly, social contact with like-minded people: Devon Highlights Invitation
Children/Young People - There is a free downloadable booklet, aimed at children, published by Nosy Crow and illustrated and written by the children's author, Axel Scheffler. It answers the many questions they may have about the disease. You can access it by clicking on this link: Coronavirus: A guide for children
This can be a difficult time mentally for everyone, but especially young people, who especially miss that social contact with their peers. For tips on self-help and how to provide support during the lockdown, take a look at Young Devon: Wellbeing Toolkit or there is a child and parent pack with general advice, activities and details of specialised support groups - download it here.
If your teens need to talk to someone outside the family, they can contact a registered youth worker for a chat, see the poster for more information.
Resilience assistance - having trouble sleeping due to worries or the change in routine? Developed by a clinical psychologist, his may help you: Help with Sleeping - part 1 and Help with Sleeping - part 2
News - for updates on local services, closures and any other information related to the current disruption of business as usual during the outbreak, please see below, or on our News page:
Devon County Council Bulletin - dated 22 May 2020
Devon County Council Bulletin - dated 19 May 2020 (marking Mental Health week)
NHS RD&E Bulletin - the latest information regarding COVID-19 measures taken at the hospital
Devon County Council Bulletin- dated 15 May 2020
Devon County Council Bulletin - dated 12 May 2020
East Devon District Council Residents update - dated 6 May 2020
East Devon District Council Business update - dated 6 May 2020
Devon County Council Bulletin - dated 6 May 2020
New testing sites to be opened - on-site testing for COVID-19 for frontline workers, and drive-in sites in Plymouth and Exeter to be opened for key workers
Dental Emergency Services - information about urgent dental care during the epidemic.
New Nightingale Hospital comes to Devon - press release about the creation of more beds to deal with those seriously ill with COVID-19.