Covid_19 Support

The Village Hall team has considered how we can support those of us who have been advised to limit our activities due to current public health advice. Although many activities have returned to normal, there is still a wide prevalence of the virus, so this page will be kept updated with the latest information.

If there is anyone who can help pick up groceries, prescriptions, and newspapers for those who need to self isolate, can you please call Sarah Chapman anytime on 01736 850287 or 07842201950 ; email or contact Sarah Lane on 01736 850933 ; email

For those of you who can help support the NHS through the Royal Volunteering Service, their link is Here:

1. Townshend support group

If anyone is at any time self isolating and needs assistance there are several people in the village who are happy to get shopping, collect medication, newspapers etc. Please don’t  hesitate or worry about asking for any sort of help and support. You can contact Sarah Chapman or Sarah Lane at any time.

This offer of support is for anyone in the Townshend locality or who gets our newsletter, please all feel included in this offer. 

Berriman’s farm shop is open, they sell a good range of foods (milk, eggs etc) as well as fruit and vegetables. There is a delivery service from Berriman’s shop.

You can contact Steve Berriman on 07887580239, e-mail, or call the shop direct on 01736 850012

And if you are willing to offer help could you also let Sarah Chapman or Sarah Lane know. 

The following local businesses take orders for home delivery

Seafayre Cuisine on the St. Erth industrial estate, their website is here

McFaddens butchers in St. Just, their website is here

Please keep safe, well and in touch.

2. Berriman’s Shop

The following goods are available from the shop.


potatoes , cabbage, parsnips, carrots, cauliflower, swede, leeks, celeriac, broccoli, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, courgettes, garlic, ginger, sweetcorn, avocado, purple sprouting, herbs


pomegranate, pineapple, grapes, apples, oranges, satsumas, lemons, pears, bananas


yoghurt, butter, margarine, milk (full, skimmed, semi), cheese, bacon, eggs


various meats and some ready meals


toilet paper, various cleaning products eg washing up liquid, bleach, cling film, foil, bin bags / liners, cat food, fire lighters


lots of chocolate, cereals – muesli, Weetabix etc., sugar, tea, various tinned vegetables (good selection), various sauces – HP, tomato, mustard, etc, jams and marmalade, cooking oils,, sliced bread, range of biscuits, pasta, squash, rice, gravy – other condiments

Contact Steve Berriman on 07887 580239, e-mail, or call the shop direct on 01736 850012

3. Useful Information

The following chart was published in the Times newspaper, it describes the differences between seasonal flu, the common cold and Covid_19. We hope that this information will be reassuring to anyone who is feeling a bit under the weather and worried they may have caught the virus.

What are your symptoms?
What are your symptoms?