Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In the wake of the Corona Virus outbreak, the Council have compiled the following information that may be of use to the community. We hope that it will provide useful links for those who are vulnerable and those who would like to offer their help.

Government Advice

First and foremost, we would like to re-iterate the Government’s guidelines; Stay at Home.

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

For more information, please visit the Gov.uk website here

Police Advice

The following link has been provided by Devon & Cornwall police to provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.

D&C Police FAQs

Advice on Avoiding Scams

Avoiding Scams poster

Advice Regarding Allotments

The National Allotment Society has issued advice on tending your allotment, read it here.

Appledore Community Volunteers

If you live in Appledore and would like to offer help, a Facebook page has been created.
Click here to visit the Facebook page

Countryside Alliance

The Countryside Alliance have created a COVID-19 hub, visit here.

Possible Fraud

Don’t get caught out in this difficult time. Please always be vigilant. Several authorities have issued documents regarding fraud, you can view them below.
COVID-19 Pandemic Fraud 27.03.2020
COVID-19 Fraud Prevent Release v8 – 27.03.2020
COVID-19 Fraud Briefing & Social Media Messages 27.03.2020

Vulnerable Person Support

Get Coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person.

Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you’ll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food.
Click here to register on the Gov.uk website.
Online shopping poster

Lender Loan poster

Mandate Fraud poster

Computer Software Service Fraud poster

Investment and Pension Fraud poster

Scam Warning poster