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
Social distancing takes sacrifice but it is working. We know it’s tough not being able to see your friends or family and not being able to visit beauty spots to enjoy this beautiful sunny weather we have been having recently. However, we must all respect the rules of lockdown to… Read More »Good Work Everyone
There are many scam sellers right now making money out of Covid – 19 – such awful people. Below is some information received from local Trading Standards who are doing their best to shut these scam sellers down: We have recently been made aware of a scam call doing the… Read More »COVID-19 Scam Alert
We understand that, at this very worrying time, many people feel isolated and are relying on their community to help them through. We are committed to working together to help and support our residents to get through this outbreak. We are working with town and parish councils, voluntary and community groups,… Read More »Coronavirus Community Support Webpages