Mary Tavy Community Support is a volunteer group of local residents helping people who need extra help during lockdown or if you are self isolating. We can help with collecting prescriptions collecting pre-ordered shopping taking pets to the vets and a friendly chat over the phone Please call Bev Ross on 01822 811019 if you need our help or […]
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Avian Flu cases are on the rise in the UK. The disease can seriously affect both wild and domestic birds and while there is a very low risk of transmission to humans it is still a notifiable disease. Information on the disease, including how to spot symptoms and what to do if you suspect wild […]
Devon and Cornwall Police are seeking input from the public to help shape their future budgets and where they should focus resources. The public is invited to complete a short survey that can be found here. The survey is open until January 3rd 2021
The UK Government is running a Renewable Heating Incentive to encourage people to fit renewable heating sources to homes. These are technologies such as biomass boilers, certain types of heat pumps and solar heating of water. If you are interested, and to see if you are eligible for a grant, information is available on the […]
On the 31st October the Government announced a new set of restrictions (for a “lockdown”) starting on Thursday 5th November 2020. These restrictions are expected to last for 4 weeks. The official Government information on the restrictions can be accessed by clicking here.
A system of Tiers (Tiers 1, 2 and 3) was introduced in England on 14th October relating to the Covid-19 outbreak. Each area of England is assigned to a particular Tier depending on the extent of the coronavirus infection in that area (mainly based on cases per 100,000 of population). Different rules and guidance apply […]
The UK Government announced changes to Covid-19 regulations on 9th September 2020. The key change is reduce the number of people allowed to gather indoors and outdoors to 6 from Monday 14th September. There are exceptions to the restrictions. These changes apply only to England. Different regulations are in place in Northern Ireland, Scotland and […]
At the time of writing, Devon has been in the fortunate position that the number of confirmed cases and deaths have been very low, and not linked, for a number of weeks now. Even more reassuring is that the increase in visitors to Devon since the end of lock down is not showing any impact […]
Information on what you can and can’t do as per the government update published on 31st July can be found here Please note that these guidelines are for England. Separate guidelines and restrictions exist for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets in England will become compulsory from Friday 24 July. It is hoped this will further reduce the spread of coronavirus and also encourage people to return to the shops safely. You can either buy your mask or make your own face covering. Children under 11 and those […]