Community services during the Covid pandemic

The Parish Council has set up support services for residents who are sheilded, self isolating or housebound, providing deliveries of prescriptions, shopping from Carnon Downs Spar, lifts to essential appointments and befriending phonecalls.
























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Food deliveries and other supplies

There are various companies offering delivery either themselves or via the Parish Council* volunteer scheme who are listed below.  Some are also offering takeaway food too. 

Full details of what they are offering is available on the ‘food supplies’ document here Updated food/supplies/delivery list as at 08/07/2020 

Suppliers please let us know if any additions or changes are needed to your offer. 

  • Carnon Downs Spar*—07379 241780                      

  • Meadowside Nursery

  • Linden Hey Garden Tea Room                                     

  • Carnon Downs Garden Centre   

  • The Old Quay Inn

  • The Norway Inn                                                         

  • The Great Cornish Food Store

  • Baker Tom          

  • Incredible Bulk Zero Waste Shop

  • Hansen Fine Foods (Cheeseman)

  • South Coast Fisheries

  • Penny’s Pies                                                                             

  • Devoran Village Market Fishman

  • Almonds Newsagents

  • Da Bara Bakery

  • Veggies & More!

  • Zoltan the Knife Sharpener

  • The Royal Oak

  • The Old Cheese Shop, Truro 

  • Chyreen Fruit Farm

  • Bosbigal Landscaping


Check the Devoran Village Market Facebook page for details of when food vans will be visiting Devoran as these may be subject to change, especially now restrictions are being relaxed. 


If you know of any other delivery services that would be useful to tell people about please let us know via email.

Important updates

Transport to Covid Vaccinations

If you live in the Parish and need a lift to the Mount Hawke centre for your Covid vaccination please get in touch with the Parish Council volunteer transport scheme on the number above who will do their best to find you a driver. There is a voluntary donation to help cover petrol for this service. 

The parks and playgrounds in Devoran, Carnon Downs and Feock remain open and to help them remain Covid safe please adhere to the following rules. 

  • Please do not enter the facility if you, or anyone in your household are showing symptoms, or are self-isolating

  • All visitors should wash or sanitise their hands before entering the play area, and again on leaving

  • If possible please wipe down equipment before use with anti-bacterial wipes

  • Please do not enter if the facility appears busy, and avoid equipment if already occupied or the maximum recommended number of children are using it

  • Children should be supervised carefully to maintain good hygiene and to ensure children wait

  • their turn to use equipment where it is safe to do so

  • If possible ensure that all visitors avoid touching faces or mouths and observe social distancing rules from anyone outside of their household or support bubble

  • Do not eat food or smoke in the play area

  • Please remember that the Covid-19 virus can survive longer on internal hard surfaces, so if possible entering tube slides, play tunnels or small playhouses should be avoided.

  • Please take all of your PPE and litter home with you.

Household waste and recycling centres

Cornwall's household waste and recycling centres will remain open during lockdown.

To maintain social distancing and protect staff and visitors, we'll continue to operate the number plate entry system to limit the number of people at the sites at any one time.

More details available on Cornwall Council's website

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Fun things to do 

Lots of groups are running virtual exercise

and dance classes, wildlife events, Q&A's

and lots more fun activities online for both

children and adults, keep an eye on our enewsletter and Facebook page where we will share details of these as there are too many to list on here. 

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