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Information and Resources

Help and Advice Services

North Town Community Support

Free help with things like shopping, collecting orders, fetching prescriptions, posting letters, friendly phone calls, dog walking, anything else!)


Call or text: 07473 119425 or 07970 327028

Somerset Coronavirus Support Line

Advice/help with any issue (other than medical advice) arising from Coronavirus crisis including accessing council services, grants, benefits etc. Run by the Councils.

Call: 0300 790 6275

Text: 07781 482858

Citizens Advice – Advice line

Free, impartial advice if you have money, benefits, housing, employment problems.

0344 488 9623

Mindline Somerset

Emotional Support Helpline open 24/7.

01823 276 892


Confidential listening service if you are really struggling – free from any phone and available 24/7.

Call: 116 123

Age UK Somerset

Advice, info and friendly chats for older residents.

01823 345610

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Health Information and Services

** If you or a loved one have symptoms of Coronavirus (a high temperature or a new continuous cough) use the NHS 111 coronavirus service. If someone you know doesn't use the internet advise them to ring 111. 

Do not go to your GP or pharmacy.

If you or someone else is seriously ill and having problems breathing ring 999.

Local GPs

French Weir Health Centre

Call: 01823 331381.


Local Pharmacies

Boots French Weir 01823 284009

St James 01823 251683

Morrisons 01823 351598

Boots High Street 01823 276061

Superdrug 01823 322894

Boots Crown Medical 01823 337888


Health and Wellbeing Services


Taunton Kinesiology

07970 327028

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Food and grocery services: deliveries to your doorstep

Can't get an online supermarket delivery, don't fancy a supermarket click and collect? Here are some of the local shops offering doorstep deliveries during the Coronavirus crisis.


Granny Smiths in St James Street.

Order Fresh fruit and veg for collection– NTCS volunteer can collect! Bespoke orders or £25 mixed fruit and veg boxes

01823 259669

The Aubergine Kitchen

Taunton food delivery service – they have fruit, veg, milk, eggs, flour, cheese, meat, pasta and more. Available Mon-Sat. Minimum order of £30. Same day delivery on groceries if you order before 2pm, next day delivery if you order after 2pm. Collections also from Food 4 You, Cook Way, behind Mitsubishi.

Tel: 01823 336332


Lesser Litter in Paul Street

Pre order zero-waste groceries for delivery or collection.

Stoneage Organics - Family Farm in Cothelstone, Taunton

Veg/Fruit Boxes, apple juice, pork and lamb.

01823 432488

Wilton and Sherford Community Shop

New local service with fresh food and groceries – delivery for just £1.

01823 212009

Barry the Baker

Home delivery service (bread, savouries, eggs, cakes and buns, tea and milk)- Monday to Friday within a 5 mile radius of Taunton.  Order and payment:  01823 284022 or

Stillmans Butchers in Station Road

Home delivery or collection. Can also provide eggs and 12.5kg sacks of potatoes. Free delivery for orders over £50. 30% discount for NHS workers.

01823 272661

From Nature

Hand-made vegan cheeses, pasties and samosas. Pre order for home delivery on Thursday evenings.There is a minimum order of £10 on home deliveries with a delivery charge of £3.90.

Taunton Independent Market

Buy direct from a selection of incredible local producers. Deliveries to TA1, TA2 and TA3 postcodes on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Order online at

Taunton Urban Farming Project

Taunton Urban Farming Project is a not for profit group which grows fresh produce in Taunton at various sites across town including North Town. They also sell a range of ‘grow your own’ seeds, plants and kits. Check what is currently available. They accept cards and can deliver.

Contact: 07754 588480. Email:

Morrisons Doorstep Delivery

For the elderly and vulnerable who are unable to go shopping in-store or get an online delivery.

Call 0345 611 6111 and select option 5

(note orders take 24 hrs and you need to pay by card when it arrives.)

I will be adding to this list shortly there are lots of services now!

Rumwell Farm Shop

Order groceries  online for home delivery within a 15 mile radius, minimum order £30, delivery £5.

Somerset Local Food Direct (based in Glastonbury, deliveries to Taunton but not accepting new customers at the mo - will update if that changes)

01458 830801

 Local Services which are still open for business

Goddards & Family Garage in Greenbrook terrace is OPEN – they can collect and return your vehicle for you.

01823 338005/ text 07876 798702.

I'll be adding to this list too!

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