With so much confusion and information to make sense of, it is no wonder that mental health charities are seeing a rise in anxiety symptoms this year. Check out these tips on reducing feelings of anxiety during this pandemic. https://images.app.goo.gl/3CAqW86NqS9MxGo26
Local Support https://www.northdevon.gov.uk/coronavirus/ Latest Coronavirus advice in Devon The Silver Line 0800 470 80 90Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Age UK 0800 678 1602Free to call 8am – 7pm 365 days a year, general… Read More »Support Links
Peer Talk from Ask for Jake is a people helping people service: Non professional, non counselling, online video and messenger chat. Check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/peertalkbyaskforjake
You can nominate someone who lives in the UK for a national honour for their contribution to the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They might be a frontline worker, or someone providing care to a vulnerable person. Or they could be someone you know who is volunteering in the… Read More »Does someone you know deserve an honour?
If you are at risk or experiencing domestic abuse you can still seek refuge and support is still available to you. At home shouldn’t mean at risk. If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic abuse, isolation rules do not apply. Police response & support services remain available.… Read More »Help for domestic abuse victims
Doctors in Devon are reassuring local people that the NHS is still there for them if they are unwell and need help but reminding them that opening hours for some services may be different due to the bank holiday weekend. GP practices will be closed on Monday 25 May for the bank… Read More »NDC Update – Use the right NHS service this weekend
North Devon council does not manually or chemically clean our outdoor play areas. We are advising parents and carers to take extra caution due to coronavirus now that lockdown measures have eased slightly. Bacteria and germs are likely to be present on the playground equipment so we are actively discouraging… Read More »Don’t expose your children to coronavirus at the park
Taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers are being asked to put measures in place to protect themselves and their passengers from coronavirus. It is recommended that taxi and PHV drivers use a facial covering and also consider whether to install protective screens within their vehicles. The council supports the… Read More »Council recommends face masks for taxi and public transport passengers
Please note BCN Email and phone support will be reduced over the bank holiday weekend. Please continue to follow Government guidance, normal service will resume on Tuesday.
When the country was placed on lockdown, it became an urgent desire for us as the church to find a way to serve and support the community. After getting in contact with The Braunton Community Network it was agreed that there may be a need for a local food bank.… Read More »South Street Food Bank