Somerset County Council
A single phone number is now available for anyone in Somerset needing
Coronavirus-related support from their councils. 0300 790 6275 (8am to 6pm, 7 days a week) – one
number for all your needs.
South Somerset District Council
Covid-19 information & guidance at:
Ilminster Town Council
Covid-19 information at:
Corona Helpers is managed by Spark
Somerset, who have run the Volunteer Service in Somerset for many years. The
initiative is supported by Somerset County Council, Public Health, Somerset
CCG, Yeovil District Hospital and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.
Groups can contact the team via the
online chat facility on the Spark Somerset website: www.sparksomerset or by calling
01460 202970. The latest updates on Covid 19 for voluntary and community groups
can be found on the Spark website: https://www.sparksomerset.org.uk/covid-19
If you would like to help out in your
community, visit www.corona-helpers.co.uk and click on
‘Help Out’ then ‘Offer Help’.
If you need help, visit www.corona-helpers.co.uk and click on ‘Help
Out’ then ‘Request Help’
Ilminster Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group at https://www.corona-helpers.co.uk/o/Ilminster-Covid-19-Mutual-Aid-Group
Seavington St Mary and Seavington St Michael
Donyatt Covid-19 Community Support
Do you need support with getting shopping etc? Are you able to offer support to others?
If you answer yes to either of these questions, please contact:
David and Julie Millard on 01460 57615.
They have offered to coordinate support for our villagers over the next few weeks whilst we face these uncertain times.
Barrington have a team of individuals who are offering their time to help by collecting provisions and prescriptions etc.
If you would like some help (and as a safety precaution) your point of contact is:
Margaret and Robert Stone on 01460 53472. They will contact one of our volunteers who will be in touch with you.
Please click on Volunteers for a list of people who have
volunteered help to anyone who needs it in the village.
SSDC Food and Drink Directory
More than 100 local businesses have already signed up to be part of
our online directory of food and drink businesses during the Covid 19
It will list producers who are growing and processing local food and drink, and independent retailers who sell local food.
Local producers, bakers, butchers, pizza makers, farm shops are among
the suppliers offering an extraordinarily huge variety of produce as
they continue to safely operate at this time.
as many businesses as possible to get involved. If we’ve missed you and
you wish to be included, please complete the survey below as the guides
will be continually updated during the pandemic.