Coronavirus Information

UPDATED: 23/05/2020

Devon County Council Update regarding local track and trace developments:

Connect Me Newsletter Devon County Council:

Andrew Saywell 8 May 2020

Useful links from Torridge Council following Government Announcements this week:

Coronavirus Torridge Update 13 May 2020

Latest news update Devon County Council:

New  helpline for Torridge residents:    Encompass Community Help

Waste Recycling Centres to Re-Open:

Barnstaple Covid Testing Site Set Up:

Latest Update Devon County Council:

Torrington Neighbourhood Police Newsletter April 2020

Revised Devon Bus Timetables and Latest Transport Information:

Devon Live Bulletin  –  calling for urgent return of Community Equipment.

Update Devon and Cornwall Police April 2020

Torridge District Council Waste and Recycling Collections Update

Latest Coronavirus Update Devon County Council

Stay home, Stay Safe

Families in Grief Leaflet

Transport Key Workers

Devon and Cornwall Police Frequently Asked Questions

Police alert public of scam messages being sent relating to Coronavirus:

Coronavirus Scam Messages

Coronavirus information from Torridge District Council

Be vigilent against COVID-19 scams

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has issued a warning to local residents and businesses to be aware of fraudsters who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

The outbreak of coronavirus has seen an increase in scams that include counterfeit medical kits that claim to prevent or cure the disease and fake online coronavirus resources which can contain damaging software.

Please follow link:

Can you help in your community, please see attached volunteer form:

Coronavirus Volunteer Leaflet HB

Access to the Barton Meadow Play Equipment has now been sealed off following Government Advice.

Recycling Centre Restrictions:

Please follow link:


Torrington Health Centre – COVID 19 Changes

Information for Business:
Growth Hub Covid-19 Guidance for Business

Collecting Prescriptions:

A local resident who is a Pharmacist has given the following advice:  If you are unable to collect your prescription and do not have a friend or neighbour that can collect for you, you can arrange for the prescription to be sent by post,  both Boots and Lloyds Pharmacy are able to send prescriptions out by post.  If you have an acute condition and require urgent medication your prescription can be sent electronically to you or to someone you nominate who can collect on your behalf.

Self Isolating:

It has been suggested that the below poster or something similar could be displayed in a window to let visitors know that the household is self isolating.

Public Health in Devon – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Stakeholder Briefing






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