Odcombe Matters

We are not a commercial business or a charity
We are Odcombe residents - Volunters here to help those in need

Thank you NHS

and ALL emergency workers
We pray that you stay safe

Odcombe Matters

Coronavirus Emergency Help is available to you.

This group is entirely run by volunteers in the village
We will try to do your shopping as soon as possible, but this may not necessarily be on the day your phone.
Please help us to reduce the number of journeys we need to make by giving us a shopping list that will tide you over for the week, not just a few days.
Thank you.

If you are using a mobile phone to view this website, scroll down to see the list of contact details of our volunteers.

Page Updated: Thu, 16 July, 2020 12:28 PM

Data Protection: Although we are all volunteers, it is vital for us to respect the legal requirement of not disclosing personal and private information of those who we help, either on this website or any other social media platform.

Emergency help contact info:

We are here to help out in any way we can do safely and complying with current regulations. If you are unable to, we can do shopping or collecting medications etc. If you are fed up, lonely or bored, then phone one of the phone chat members.

  • Alan: 07912 218782 (Mon, Wed & Fri)

  • Alistair: 07846 830288

  • Becky & Scott: 07786 006903. Email: becky@odcombe-matters.co.uk

  • Claire: 07796 620189. Email: claire@odcombe-matters.co.uk

  • Clare: 07961 935790

  • Chris: 07940 865337

  • David: 07708 778599 Social Phone chat (especially aircraft)

  • Derry: 01935 864523 - Social phone chat

  • Diana: 01935 863265 - Social phone chat

  • Donald: 01935 863265. Email: donald@odcombe-matters.co.uk - website, posters, leaflets etc

  • Elaine: 07545 658887

  • Gaynor: 07961 743776

  • Hannah: 07958 423557

  • Hans and Derryl: 07977 591886

  • Helen: 0775 567382

  • John: 07850 304700

  • Lorraine: O7972 209843

  • Paula: 07800 867585 or 01935 862591

  • Rachel: 07919 032872

  • Rose: 07834 215788

  • Sally: 07866 456696 - Delivery of prescribed meds from W Coker Surgery

  • Will: 07813 146096

Coronavirus Emergency Help is available to you.

However, it is is important to appreciate that for your safety and ours, our volunteers can only deliver to your doorstep. They must not enter your home.
If you need physical assistance we urge you to visit: " NHS 111 Online " or contact your GP by phone.


Sunday services are currently being filmed and distributed by email or to download from: www.hamhillchurches.org. EVERYONE WELCOME. (Family services also available)

Not on Internet? Daily Hope is available on your phone: 0800 804 8044
For general enquiries please call:
Revd Anne Gurner on 01935 824 167 or revgurner@btinternet.com
Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.

Local News "Radio Ninesprings" 104.5 FM

Keep up to date and in touch with local news and info for families and individuals as we adopt new ways of living. Up to date coronovirus information and other volunteer groups in and around Yeovil and South Somerset
Listen on radio: 104.5 FM
Online: www.radioninesprings.co.uk
Smart Speakers: say "Alexa enable the Radio Ninesprings skill" thereafter: "Alexa play Radio Ninesprings"


Claire and Becky were interviewed this morning (16th July) on Nine Springs Radio.
The radio station have kindly given us permission to put a recording of the interview on our website.
The first couple of seconds have a wee bit of interference.
Click here to listen to the full interview

Local Food Sources and Essential Services:

Availability liable to fluctuation.

Post Office at Odcombe Village Hall
Monday: 9am to 12 noon
Friday: 9:30am to 11:30am
Restrictions - enter the Foyer one at a time to conduct business, window between you and assistant with be closed, wait outside two metres apart please.

Masons Arms: an Odcombe shop & takeaway.
... Update 28 May:

Our new website is LIVE!!!!!


Order on line or phone: 01935 862591.
As we launch this new chapter in our history we are starting off with a limited menu and hope that you will love it and we can finally get some of the team back to work as they are all chomping at the bit to get back to what they love, cooking and serving you.👍

  • Thursdays is Burgers & Box meals
  • Fridays our Classics Selection
  • Saturdays its Pizza

Place your order on the day of collection or delivery. Please take a look at the website, give us any feedback and of course place your orders starting from tomorrow!! 🤞 Share to your friends and family please..... (Don't make it crash though or I will cry! 🤣)

Pop up Eco Supermarket Check this FaceBook link.

Eco Friendly Shop - GF Flours etc, cupboard goods, cleaning, toiletries and misc. She is equally happy to take orders by telephone for those who don’t have access to online shopping. Delivery £4.95 UK mainline via DPD. So 3-5 working days. No mini/max order Payment via BACS or Card https://ecofriendlyshop.co.uk

Greensleeves Nursery


Starting Wednesday 20th - with new opening hours of 10-5pm.
We ask you to be considerate to our staff - do not rush down at 10am on Wednesday and be aware that we are limiting numbers on to the site. Our Farm Shop is 1 (or a couple) in 1 out with staff serving you as you will not be able to walk around in the shop. Full details on our website.
Phone: 01935 864166
Email orders@greensleevesnurseries.co.uk

Nicks fruit and veg Contact 07553 018989
Boxes delivered to door. Prices and stock subject to change but currently a selection of 12 items for £20. Payment via cash or BACS

Take No Wrap in Yeovil are doing deliveries on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact the store via 01935 474826 or via their Facebook page They do refill dried foods, toiletries and cleaning products. https://www.takenowrap.co.uk/

The Sausage Shed Pre-order via phone: 01460 281074.
Min order £20, free delivery Card payments at order only
🐖Sausages 3 packs for £10 Flavours incl: Traditional Cracked Black Pepper, Ale, Apple (gluten and gluten-free options), Cider mustard, Caramelized onion, Leek, Marmalade, Chorizo & Chipolatas.
🐖 Now selling bacon, pork joints and steaks etc subject to availability

Trading post farm shop are also doing deliveries to the local area including alcohol, fresh and chilled produce but not frozen! http://www.tradingpostfarmshop.co.uk

Honey Pot Farm doing deliveries.
Apple juice various varieties £3 for 750ml
Apple cider vinegar. £1.30 for 250ml / £2.80 for 750ml *Sulphite free
Elderflower cordial £2.80 for 250ml *dilute with water, no citric acid added just lemons.
Organic eggs limited supply. £1.80 for 1/2 dozen
Cider (proof of identity required!) Medium /sweet £2.50 500 ml bottle, Medium £3.00 750 ml bottle *Sulphite free and no yeast added, between 6%/7% proof
Order via Julie or Colin on 07971 656440
Cash or cheque on delivery (safe place to be agreed when order taken) Bacs
Delivery: Local Delivery (5 mile radius of Yeabridge/ South Petherton including Odcombe) only £2 for orders up to £10 . Free delivery for orders Over £10. Delivery days are usually Thursday mornings and also Monday afternoons if necessary.

Help Links

Note: Because this page is updated several times a day, it is important that you press 'F5' to refresh the page on your screen.

General Essential Information:

Yeovil District Hospital:
From 24 March 2020 no visiting will be allowed! Unless there are:
* Patient receiving end of life care.
* Patients under the age of 18 (one parent/ guardian only)
* Specific reasons of safety (dementia or learning disability where anxiety would be increased significantly)

National Health Service (NHS) www.nhs.uk/
Their advice:
  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
  • avoid close contact with people who have symptoms of coronavirus
  • only travel on public transport if you need to
  • work from home, if you can
  • avoid social activities, such as going to pubs, restaurants, theatres and cinemas
  • avoid events with large groups of people
  • use phone, online services, or apps to contact your GP surgery or other NHS services
  • DON'T
  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
  • do not have visitors to your home, including friends and family
Corona Advice from NHS:

Covid-19 Timing Chart:

Odcombe Parish Council have sent us a "Stay at Home" incubation timing chart
CLICK to DOWNLOAD a pdf version
CLICK to DOWNLOAD a jpg version

Wellbeing Hub

See if you qualify for special food parcel delivery, phone 01935 462462. For more information, click here. .

Watchout! Scammers are about!

Making Face Masks

We have clear instructions, with photographs, on how to make proper face masks. The details are down loadable in MS Word or PDF formats.
CLICK to DOWNLOAD a 'Word' version
CLICK to DOWNLOAD a 'PDF' version