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Local Support for Coronavirus/Covid-19

Postedon 30th March, 2020 in News

Ilminster Covid-19 Support Group

The Town Council is a partner in this group, which formed when volunteers across the town distributed leaflets to neighbours. It now has around 70 volunteers who can delivery essential shopping and prescriptions. To request help you can contact the Town Council on 52149 or email itccovid19@gmail.com. To volunteer you can signup at www.corona-helpers.co.uk or call or email or join the Facebook group – Ilminster Covid 19 Mutual Aid

Local Businesses offering delivery

Local shops Bonners and Ilminster Home Hardware are currently offering a home delivery service. Order by telephone from Bonners on 01460 52465  and Ilminster Home Hardware on 01460 52506.

PB Fruits are currently running a collect service where you can pre-order, collect from the counter and pay (located by the front entrance) to order call on 01460 52180

Where to get food and other essential supplies in Ilminster

Ilminster Covid 19 Mutual Aid volunteers have collated information on where you can obtain essential supplies in particular food and medicine. The listing includes contact numbers, opening hours and other useful information.

To view and print the list please follow this link

Things are changing on a regular basis as businesses adapt to the crisis so we cannot guarantee every entry is correct; but we are trying our best! If you see any changes that are needed or find other businesses which can help the town, PLEASE do let us know. We can be contacted about this list at:

Email:- Ilminster.c19aid.traders@gmail.com or

Go to our Facebook page Ilminster Covid 19 Mutual Aid and post a message

Do you want to help out?

If you would like to get involved in the group please sign up at www.corona-helpers.co.uk/o/Ilminster-Covid-19-Mutual-Aid-Group/opportunities/20412 or contact us via our Facebook page

Mental Health phone and online support during the pandemic

You can find support services that are functioning here – http://wellbeingsouthsomerset.org/category/covid-19phoneandonlinesupport/

Government Guidance for Staying at Home and away from others

http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others

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