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Welcome to our parish website's Coronavirus - Coldridge Community Support page - a 'one stop shop' aimed at signposting relevant local and national on-line resources and news, with the aim of helping residents of Coldridge navigate their way through the current emergency.

As information and guidance is subject to change at short notice, links are used to refer you to official sources of guidance or news announcements.

Posted IK, 21st March 2020; updated 26th March; 5th, 27th November


Coldridge Community Support SPOC Helpline - 07731 894819


Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Key On-Line Resources

This section provides links to key on-line resources and trusted sources within the UK which are providing Government & Health guidance, advice or providing notification of local providers/service impacts arising from the developing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic:-

Central Government & Health Services Resources

UK Central Government:     GOV.UK - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Entry Page - what you need to do

Public Health England:   Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

NHS:  Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Condition, Self Isolation, Testing, ..

NHS 111 On-Line:  Coronavirus (COVID-19)   and   NHS 111 Symptom Checker 

GOV.UKSlides and datasets to accompany daily Government coronavirus press conference        <<< UPDATED 15th January 2021

GOV.UK:  Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19      <<< UPDATED 13th January 2021

GOV.UK:  Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19)       <<<  UPDATED 16th January 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - travel corridors & quarantine rules      <<< UPDATED 18th January 2021

GOV.UK:   Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested       <<< Last UPDATED 15th January 2021

Supplementary GOV.UK & NHS Information

Public Health England - Keeping 'Active at Home' booklet  

Guidance for Positive Mental Wellbeing

   > GOV.UK - Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

   > NHS Every Mind Matters   

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Meeting with others safely (social distancing) - Requirements & Guidance for ENGLAND:  Meeting with others safely (social distancing)    <<< Last UPDATED 7th January 2021

Guidance to make travel safer:  Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer travel guidance for passengers     <<< Last UPDATED 18th January 2021

NHS advice on staying at home:

Requesting an Isolation Note:


Information from/on Local Services

Local Authority MDDC:   Mid-Devon District Council Coronavirus (COVID-19):  Council Service Update

Local Authority MDDC - Business:   Coronavirus information for businesses, employers and employees  

Local Authority Devon County Council:    Coronavirus advice in Devon 

Devon Communities Together:  Helping Devon communities help themselves          

GP Services (Bow/North Tawton):  Bow and North Tawton Medical Practice

GP Services (Chumleigh/Winkleigh):  Wallingbrook Health Group

Devon & Cornwall Police:  Coronavirus Pandemic Response Page (incl. FAQs)   

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Business and Working Support Contacts

Businesses:      <<< UPDATED 7th January 2021

   > Business Support Pages:     Coronavirus (COVID-19) support available to businesses   &

HMRC Coronavirus Helpline:       0800 015 9559

HMRC Self-Assessment Payment Helpline:      0300 200 3822

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This list will be extended and/or amended in line with future developments.

Posted 21st March 2020; Updated 26th March, 2nd, 17th, 18th April; 1st, 11th May, 17th July; 1st August; 14th October; 1th, 4th, 5th, 7th, 22nd November; 2nd, 5th, 19th December 2020; 4th, 15th January 2021




A summary of current lockdown restrictions is provided below. Click on the image to jump to the GOV.UK website and the detailed guidance.

  GOV.UK - England Lockdown Stay at Home, January 2021


20th January

MDDC News - Mid Devon's Leisure Team Support Vaccine Roll Out

On Saturday 16 January the first vaccines to be given at the council-owned Lords Meadow Leisure Centre in Crediton were administered.  Click here to read MDDC's press release and links to latest vaccination and  health & care response in Devon.

Think twice before leaving home, vaccine scam warning, COVID-19 fund launched to help communities

Devon’s Director of Public Health, Steve Brown, has called on vigilance in the community following the latest COVID-19 lockdown rules, and asks us to all “think twice” before we leave our homes.

Click here to access the latest edition of Connect Me and read more on this together with the latest information concerning support for children & young people not in school and communities plus how to protect yourselves from COVID scammers.

Covid - Statement from Devon and Cornwall Police

Mid-Devon District Council - National Lockdown: Our message to you

New national lockdown announced, vaccination programme gathers pace, Getting outside safely during COVID-19

Published 03:17pm 6-01-21

With the implementation of 'Lockdown 3.0' on 5th January, the latest edition of the Devon County Council 'Connect Me' newsletter provides advice, updates and information for residents of the county - including guidance for people identified as being clinically extremely vulnerable, tips on how to look after ourselves physically & mentally along with guidance on getting outside safely during COVID-19.

The newsletter is available via the DCC website (link above).

PM announces a new National Lockdown for England: Stay at Home!

In response to Coronavirus cases rising rapidly across the country in recent days, earlier this evening the Prime Minister announced a new National Lockdown to come into effect on Tuesday 5th January (and in Law by Wednesday 6th January).

Click here to find out what you can and cannot do under these latest National Lockdown restrictions - information provided on GOV.UK.

Prior Month's Posts now moved to 'The Archives'

All of the articles posted between March and November 2020 are now available on a new page - Coronavirus Community News - The Archives.

This change is intended to simplify structure (and length!) of the main Community Support Page.

Posted 1st June 2020; Updated 1st July; 1st August; 3rd September; 10th, 23rd October; 4th December


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