Coronavirus / COVID-19 - Community Information


South Brent Community Crisis Assistance is developing under the auspices of South Brent & District Caring with more internet resources and information

See and visit the new Facebook Group

 Open the following link and use the links and phone numbers in the infographic if you need, or can offer help

 -       South Brent Village Hall: is closed to all users until further notice. If you have any queries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01364 700288.

 -       The Old School Community Centre: The Trustees have reluctantly taken the decision to close the centre to the public until the end of April in the first instance. The closure will be reviewed and extended if necessary, in line with emerging advice. NB. for now at least, the Post Office will continue to open, but with reduced hours (10-12 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays). Remember you can use the Post Office to make cash withdrawals from, and payments to, most UK banks. Lloyds Bank twice weekly mobile branch service in the car park is now suspended until further notice. They plan to resume mobile branch services when it is safe to do so.

        South Brent & District Caring is operating remotely – see contact details at

 -       All cafés, bars, pubs and restaurants have been required to close until further notice, as have nightclubs, theatres, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres.

 -       St Petroc’s Church: the church is now closed. Services continue and are offered on Zoom or by telephone including those over Easter week - see for details or contact the Vicar. The Church is here to support anyone who has spiritual or pastoral needs and is also working closely with South Brent & District Caring and others to co-ordinate activities. If however you have a particular issue you need to discuss with the Vicar, please contact Rev Gina on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07903 400480.

 -       For information and advice on Coronavirus go to: and

 -       See also information from Public Health England on Handwashing and Home Isolation and new rules on staying at home.

 Community Crisis Assistance Bulletin: A weekly email bulletin has been started to update you about what is happening in the village during the crisis. Click below to sign up.










 ·                Coronavirus emergency – local responses: ‘South Brent Community Crisis Assistanceis being established under the auspices of South Brent & District Caring with representation from various community groups, the church, SSB, village shops etc. to act as a single point of contact, to co-ordinate volunteers and offers of help and to signpost to resources in the current crisis.

 FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION GO TO or call 01364 700282 for help, or to offer help. See for infographic.

 A dedicated South Brent Assist Facebook group has been set up - go to


The Station House Café, Bar and Hotel offers a comfortable social and meeting point, open every day of the week from 10 am. serving tea, coffee, soup, light lunches and cakes.

The bar is open from 11am and offers a good selection of ales ciders and wines .

Hot and cold food is available all day.

Evening opening up to Christmas will be Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Offering the same good selection of food and drink.

The function room is open for parties, meetings and events, often without a hire charge.

We would like to add quiz and music evenings, so any quiz masters or musicians please get in touch.

FFI contact Richard on 07581 654321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. See Facebook.


 PUFFS - People with Under Fives: in St Petroc’s Church Room on Monday mornings, Term Time, from 10am to 11.45am. FFI contact Jan Carter on 01364 72437.


Art Group: every Tuesday afternoon at 2pm in St Petroc’s Church Room, South Brent.

A longstanding, friendly art group, now hoping to recruit new members.

£4.00 per 2-hour session; occasional tuition included.

Contact Venetia Carpenter, Tel 01364 72344.