TORBAY has plenty of businesses and organisation that can help with food and services.

Across the Bay, these vary from food delivery from local businesses offering everything from fresh vegetables to chocolate:

Shops offering home delivery include:

LG Palk Butchers Torquay - delivering up to 20-mile radius. Call Kev on 07738680940 or the shop on 01803 327675

Eggs on Legs - free range eggs. Call 07985 307486 or at www.eggsonlegstorquay.co.uk

Shiphay Post Office/Londis - deliveries to the elderly and vulnerable. Call 01803 613133

Carters Stores Torbay - call and collect/delivery for vulnerable and elderly. Call/email, pay over phone. Carters Stores: Abbey Road 01803 293378 ar@cartersmail.com; Belgrave Road: 01803 213512 br@cartersmail.com; Hele Road: 01803 322199 hl@cartersmail.com; Union Street 1803 214899 tr@cartersmail.com; Moor Lane 01803 329088 wc@cartersmail.com; Warbro Road 01803 327313 wr@cartersmail.com; Elm Park 01803 559684 ep@cartersmail.com

Apples ‘n’ Pears - free local home deliveries of fruit and veg. Call 01803 520340

Iceland Paignton - opening between 8am and 10am exclusively for the elderly and vulnerable

Pipers Fresh Produce - offering delivery of essentials. Call 01626 903803 or email sales@pipersfreshproduce or messge via Facebook

Caterfood - six days a week, card payments only, call 01803 664422

Bakers the Butchers - orders and payments over phone, free delivery within 10-miles. Order by email info@bakersthebutchers.co.uk or 01626 331602

Galeon Stores - deliver around the Hookhills, Brixham and Kingwear areas. Call 01803 842148

Savills Butchers - deliver to the Hookhills, Brixham and Kingwear areas. Call 01803 842124

Meanwhile, Brixham Town Council has compiled a list of local business that will deliver in Brixham. Listed are for people in Brixham only - Fairalls Fruit and Veg 01803 882277; Ace Taxis will do store shopping and deliver: call 01803 882121; Taste 07790 017 766; Twit Twoo 01803 855876; Stefans Fish 01803 853957; Premier Cambridge Road 01803 852808; Ella’s Chocolate tea rooms 078663 924 61; Churston Farm Shop 01803 845837

FOOD BANKS

• Paignton Community Larder, Christ Church, 102 Torquay Road, Paignton, TQ3 2AA (Tues, Wed and Thurs 10am–2pm) 01803 551 866 or 07895 925 872

• Riviera Life Church, 527 Babbacombe Road Torquay (Thurs, 10am to 2pm)

• Torquay Community Larder, Salvation Army, 29 Market Street, Torquay (Mon and Fri, 10.30am to 1pm)

• PATH, 72 Union Street Torquay (daily, 2pm to 8 pm)

• Community Fridge @ The Pad, 89 Torquay Road, Paignton (Mon–Fri, 9am to 4.45pm). No referral, anyone can access; first come, first served.

• Brixham Foodbank, Torbay Room, rear of Brixham Library (Mon, Wed & Fri, 2pm to 4pm). Call 07873 164 211 during opening times

• Food Bank at the Edge, Bolton Street, Brixham (Mon–Fri, 11am to 5pm)

• Feed a Child Torbay (hot meals in school holidays). Call: 01803 394 261

• Food bank drop-off point – Crafty Fox Cafe N Hub, 103 Foxhole Road, Paignton. Call 01803 669005