Welcome to the Porlock daily news update.
This has been created by Porlock Parish Council to help support our community with up-to- date information during this difficult time.
If you have any information you think may be relevant please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please follow all Government guidelines and Stay Safe
Latest NHS advice
The scheme is designed to help Porlock people who need:_
- Help to have essential shopping and medication ordered from local Porlock Shops and delivered to their home.
- Or want a friendly person to talk to.
What to do
- Phone the Visitor Centre – 01643 863150. 10.00am to 12.30pm Monday to Saturday.
- The Visitor Centre will contact a volunteer who will then contact you
- You and the volunteer make arrangements between yourselves
Please help the volunteer, if they deliver to your home, to minimise physical contactby following the latest government guidelines.
It is completely normal for all of us to be concerned/worried about the effects and uncertainty of Coronavirus but if you are struggling to cope with problems such as anxiety, panic or depression then you may find this counselling provision and offer of telephone support helpful.
Take Away Food
Message from Ziangs at the Olde Chapel Tel: 862 241
We are having trouble sourcing spices and other hard to find ingredients that we use in our cooking, because of this we will be temporaly closing down Ziangs at the olde chapel until the supply chain starts back up again.
However, we will be opening “The Chippy” in the very near future,where we will serve affordable cod and chips and other items normally found on a chippy menu.. Thanks for your understanding and your patience. The Ziangs team
The Castle Hotel Porlock Tel: 862 540
The Castle are offering a take away/delivery service between 12.30pm – 8.30pm for food and drink – Please call on 862504 to order – Payment will be taken over the phone or on collection or delivery
Shop Opening Hours
Porlock Shops are currently well stocked and providing an excellent service and our thanks must go out to all the people who are working really hard in difficult circummstances . It’s at times like this that you realise how important our local shops are and lets hope we all continue to support them when this is all over
If you do have to visit the shops, please remain vigilant about distancing .Where possible consider using some of the home delivery service’s the village shops are offering
Clive Downs Butchers – Tel: 862 667
Monday – Wednesday 7.30am – 3.00pm
Thursday’s 7.30am – 4.00pm
Friday 7.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday 7.30am – 4.00pm
Saturday 7.30am – 4.00pm
Open 7-00am – 9.00pm Daily
Porlock Pharmacy Tel: 862 455 – Home delivery available via Porlock Community Initiative Scheme
Mondays – Fridays 8.30am – 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Porlock Hardware Tel: 862 427 – Home Delevery Available
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Spar Tel: 862 515 – Home Delevery Available
Monday – Saturday 7.00am – 8.00pm
Sundays 7.00am – 6.00pm
Squires Pet Supplies Tel: 863 444 – Home Delivery Available
Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Porlock Pharmacy now have hand sanitiser back in stock – please contact them for further details
To make life safer, as from April 1st, the spend limit for contactless payments has been raised to £45
Small Business Grant Fund and Retail Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund payment information from Somerset West & Taunton Council https://www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/business-rates/business-grants-covid-19-response/
Now wash your hands! – Stay Safe
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