Running a business is stressful at the best of times. Running a business during a pandemic is even harder. Listening Ear is a new service for Devon businesses that offers people a safe space to chat about those challenges on the telephone.
Are you struggling with the pressure of running a business during a pandemic? Could you benefit from having someone to listen to your stresses and concerns? If you run a business in Devon, the new Listening Ear service is a place for you share your feelings and experiences.
Covid19 Interviews with local Organisations, Charities, Exmouth Mayor Steve Gazzard & East Devon MP Simon Jupp
Sue McQueen - University of the 3rd Age
Lucy Sky from SAFE - STOP ABUSE FOR EVERYONE
EDP Drug and Alcohol Project
Ian McQueen - Exmouth Chamber of Commerce
Sarah - Living Lifestyle & Mobility
Jeff Russel Lympstone Corona Virus Action
Rev. Benedict Camebridge
Justine Curtis Talkworks
East Devon MP Simon Jupp
Exmouth Mayor Steve Gazzard
Exmouth Community Transport - Jill Elson
Exmouth Open Door
Budleigh Health & Wellbeing Hub
Where you can get advice & help during the Lockdown
The East Devon District Council Coronavirus Community Support Hub Hotline has been set up to help local residents, communities and organisations to access information and support, or volunteer their time to help their local community. Call our Hotline on 01395 571500 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
The Exmouth Mutual Aid Covid-19 Support Group is now recruiting the large number of volunteers that will be required to ensure that everyone gets the assistance they need.
Please complete the sign-up form using the link below to volunteer as soon as possible to help members of our community with urgent errands during these challenging times. You will
be making a vital contribution however much time you are able to provide.
Sign Up To Volunteer
More information is available:
- On the website
- Call 07749 322291 / 07787 882075
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer
- Email email@example.com for food help
The team of volunteers at Sid Valley Foodbank will now deliver food parcels to those most in need. In some cases, this includes school lunch replacements. The foodbank is currently seeking younger volunteers to help with deliveries. Those that are housebound and vulnerable will be supported with a friendly phone call or online communication. The most wanted food items are jars of sauce, pasta, rice, loo rolls, tinned vegetables, tea, coffee and cereal. For help, call 07936 917507 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exmouth Friends in Need - Claire Austin - 07581375855
Please support our community, our most vulnerable and those working hard for us. Offer help if you can.
Sid Valley HELP has an army of volunteers helping out with various services from dog walking, shopping, collecting medication and befriending on the phone. The community group has produced an informative booklet listing local businesses that will deliver a range of goods. To get a copy of this booklet or for anyone who would like some help, call Di Fuller on 07786 816890.
Sidmouth Voluntary Services will support all members of the community in self-isolation. The group is providing a meal delivery service, assistance with shopping and will help elderly and vulnerable residents in Sidmouth, in any way it can. Its medical car service is still in operation for people without coronavirus symptoms, who still have medical appointments. Email email@example.com or call 01395 515063.
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Hide & Treat Halloween Hunt – Halloween Trail
Do you dare to seek out our fang-tastic friends for a spookilious treat? We’ve hidden some specially made Halloween Neddies around the sanctuary, but which of these fang-tastic friends is hidden where? Follow our Halloween Hunt to find the secret hiding spots of our Neddies hidden around the sanctuary and see if you can match which Neddie is hiding in which Halloween hideout. This spooktacular activity combines family fun, exercise and brainpower and is just £5 per trail, including a treat on completion. Head to the Gift Shop to pick up a trail sheet and you’re ready to start your Halloween hunt. Plus with a new play area, daily talks, scenic walks, engaging exhibits, award-winning gardens and, of course, hundreds of adorable donkeys to meet, there’s so much to explore with your own herd, whatever the weather. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome too! Take sanctuary in our Taste of the West award-winning restaurant, The Kitchen, and enjoy fresh, local, seasonal produce while soaking in the unparalleled coast and country views. Breakfasts, lunches and tempting afternoon treats are dished up daily, with every penny of profit helping donkeys and mules around the world. Before heading home, browse our Gift Shop at leisure in the knowledge that every purchase goes towards helping donkeys in need. Packed with unique donkey-design items and souvenirs, you will find something for everyone. Make the day your own, but above all else, fall in love with our herds of donkeys. From humble beginnings as a UK rescue mission 50 years ago, The Donkey Sanctuary has grown into one of the world’s largest equine welfare charities. General admission and parking at the sanctuary are FREE (donations welcome). Dogs on leads are welcome. All proceeds help fund the work of The Donkey Sanctuary Worldwide.at The Donkey Sanctuary
GWRSA Thursday Quiz Nights
GWRSA Exmouth has for many years run a very popular weekly quiz night on Thursday evenings. The quiz is compiled and presented by our very own Ed Lee. It usually starts with a picture round comprising ten pictures, some may include dingbats, then a second round of twenty questions followed by a short break for drinks etc then a final round of thirty general knowledge and current news questions.at Gwrsa Railway Club