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East Devon District Council's new coronavirus hotline 01395 571500

The new Coronavirus Community Support Hotline from East Devon District Council is available Monday to Friday between 9am - 5pm on 01395 571500. It helps local residents and organisations access the latest information and support to help our communities get through this, together.

Raising coronavirus issues with the Government

I’ve just taken part in a cross-party conference call with the Cabinet Office. PPE for care workers, repatriation flights & eligibility for the job retention scheme were just some of the topics discussed.

Coronavirus help in East Devon

The community spirit being demonstrated daily by people across East Devon is truly inspiring. I've offered to lend a hand in my local community and I've just updated the list of Coronavirus community groups in East Devon with new options in Sidmouth and Woodbury Salterton.

First virtual surgery today

I held my first virtual surgery today and spoke to people from Ottery St Mary to Cranbrook and Sidmouth to Topsham. I’m working hard from home in East Devon and if you’d like to book a call, please send me an email and I’ll be in touch #StayHomeSaveLives

Once a day wander where I live in Sidmouth

I went for my #onceadaywander where I live in Sidmouth. Plenty of smiles and everyone kept to the social distancing rule. I’ll share pictures from my wanders every now and then. If you see me, do say hello from a suitable distance. Now, back to the emails...

Devon and Cornwall Police keeping us safe during coronavirus

It was valuable to join Devon & Cornwall MP's on a conference call today with Devon and Cornwall Police and our Police and Crime Commissioner, Alison Hernandez. The force is coping well in difficult circumstances with a small number of staff self-isolating.