Buckingham Palace announced today (9th April 2021) that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has sadly passed away at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.

The Mayor of Newton Abbot, Councillor Richard Jenks wishes to express the condolences of Newton Abbot Town Council and the residents of Newton Abbot to The Queen and all the family.

That further information with details on what role the public can play will follow after the weekend.

Further information can be found at https://www.royal.uk/

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Newton Abbot Town Council

New Covid-19 Lockdown Regulations.

From 29th March Summary as follows:-

  • 1. You can meet outdoors either in a group of 6 (from any number of households), or in a group of any size from up to 2 households (a household can include an existing support bubble, if eligible)
  • 2. You can take part in formally organised outdoor sports with any number of people (outdoor sports venues and facilities will be able to reopen)
  • 3. Childcare and supervised activities are allowed outdoors for all children
  • 4. Formally organised parent and child groups can take place outdoors for up to 15 attendees. Children under 5 will not be counted in this number

For details of the full Regulations follow this link – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-coronavirus-restrictions-what-you-can-and-cannot-do#march-whats-changed


The Elections Officer for Teignbridge District Council has confirmed that having received the requisite number of signatures by electors for the Bradley Ward of Newton Abbot Town Council, the vacancy will be filled by election. The election will be held at the earliest on 6th May 2021.  

For more information please see follow please CLICK HERE

Covid 19 (Coronavirus) – Advice and Support

Covid Winter Grant Scheme – Support for vulnerable households with the cost of fuel or food. For contact details CLICK HERE or see the Citizens Advice website site CLICK HERE

For the latest Teignbridge District Council information please CLICK HERE

For the latest Teignbridge Support for Business Update please CLICK HERE

For the latest Teignbridge Residents Update please CLICK HERE

For the latest Devon County Council information please CLICK HERE

For the latest Government information please CLICK HERE

Covid-19 Toolkit by the Better Business For All Partnership. The toolkit provides useful documents such as a risk assessment template and action plan, business checklists and guides. https://www.heartofswgrowthhub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BBFA-Covid-19-Toolkit-v1-final.pdf

Should you need any advice and support at this difficult time, please contact –

Adults           – Customer Services, CARE DIRECT, Adult Social Care, Devon County Council – Telephone: 0345 155 1007 Out of hours – 0345 6000 388

Children        – Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1071 or email [email protected] Out of hours – 0345 6000 388

Generally      – https://www.pinpointdevon.co.uk/

Food banks

Newton Abbot (Buckland) and Teignbridge – can deliver 

THAT Foodbank (Teignbridge Homeless Action Today) 
THAT Place, 8 Queensway House, Buckland, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4BA.
Monday to Wednesday: 11am – 2pm. Thursday and Friday: 10am – 1pm.
01626 437310.

Newton Abbot (Kingsteignton) – can deliver

HITS Foodbank (Homeless in Teignbridge Support)
Abbrook Park, Strap Lane, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, TQ12 3PS.
Call to arrange. 01626 906371.

High Street Survey – Can you Help

As we anticipate the re-opening of our High Streets, please take a moment to complete this brief  Post Corona HIGH STREET SURVEY’. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HHPPWTR

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) – Prevention Zone

All poultry keepers in England (whether they have commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) are required by law to take a range of biosecurity precautions. CLICK HERE to see more

Foreign Pension

For residents of Newton Abbot requiring the Town Council to sign their documents please be aware that we are still available to do these checks by appointment . To make an appointment please either email [email protected] or phone 01626 201120 and leave your name and telephone number and we will call you back to arrange an appointment.