a community interest company run by local people, co-ordinating informal support, neighbour to neighbour.
BradTog Online Event Nights
BradTog Online Event Nights return with two community events in March
– please see below for details.
To register your interest and receive the Zoom link for either or both events,
please drop an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . We hope to
see many of you there.
Please do get in touch with Kate at email@example.com if
you are interested in getting involved with running an event.
Thursday 18th March 7 - 8pm
Gardeners' Question Time with Adam Montague.
With Spring finally springing, here’s a chance to ask our local expert
a question about gardening. No question is too big or too small!!
Saturday 20th March 7.30 - 9pm
Bradninch Community Quiz with Luke Taylor
By popular demand, a return of the Bradninch Quiz led by our very own
Quizmaster, Luke Taylor.
Stories for adults and children by Sam Buckle
Bradninch resident, Samantha Buckle has generously recorded a timely story for adults about the importance of hope. Click here to download a Bundle of Troubles..
Pete's Dragons Suicide Awareness Training
With suicide having touched many of us in some way, Bradninch Town Council and Bradninch Together have organised a free suicide awareness training session for members of our community, taking place on 11th March. Some places have already been allocated to folk from community facilities and organisations, but those remaining are being made available on a first-come-first-served basis to any resident who would like to attend. For more information and booking, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/142392314245.
Got to the News Ticker below or go to the Mental Health Matters page to find out more.
BradTog Mental Health Matters
Are you interested in joining the growing informal interest group in Mental Health Matters in our community hosted by Bradninch Together in partnership with the
Town Council and Network Rail ?To find out more email .
Read the News Ticker below or email firstname.lastname@example.org to join an online session on Learning to Listen by John Huxtable on Tuesday 23rd Feb 7.15pm until 9pm. John will offer a talk and presentation about the Samaritans' approach to supporting people through listening and then be very willing to take questions and open discussion. Click here to read the latest MHM posting Men: It's Ok to Talk.
When times are hard the BradAid fund will quickly help with money.
We are responding to the Coronavirus pandemic with funds donated by the people of Bradninch and Hele.
To find out how you can apply or donate, please click here
Bradninch Walks **STOP PRESS 4 NEW WALKS ADDED!**
Sue Jackson, Jim Porteous and David Kennedy have kindly put together some circular walks around Bradninch for you to download on a new page called Bradninch Walks. Click here to download 10 walks Go to our local Bradninch Spar shop to collect a free brochure containing walks. 1-6.
The Community Food Shed
The Community Food Shed is behind 31 Fore Street - look out for the sign. It is free to take food home from the shed. It is there to reduce food waste by distributing it to the community from supermarkets, producers and growers who would otherwise throw it away.
.Click here to find out more. It is also open for donations - there is a fridge for perishables and shelves fro dried goods .Only food in it’s original packaging: not home cooked or homemade please, as we need to be clear about use by and best before dates, as well as labelling for allergens.
What is Bradninch Together?
Thank you to all our volunteers and friends for 659 Acts kindness during 2020
With coronavirus (COVID-19) still disrupting everyday life for many of us, the local community is more important than ever. Our core offer is to ensure that everybody in Bradninch and Hele, regardless of circumstances can get practical help from a neighbour. We also want to provide the community with a central point of information, in the form of this website, about sources of support and local initiatives. You can also visit the Bradninch Together Facebook page.
Bradninch Together believes that a child, young person, vulnerable person or old person should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all people within the Bradninch Community and to keep them safe.
Click here to read the Bradninch Together Safeguarding Policy
How can I access support from Bradninch Together?
There is a network of volunteers across our community and the sorts of things we can help with include shopping, collecting medication and dog walking, as well as a friendly phone call. Click here to contact your Zone
Co-ordinator. They will put you in touch with someone who can help. The health and safety of everyone is paramount. Please note that anybody visiting your home as part of Bradninch Together will arrange the visit in advance and will carry ID.
Volunteers will not come into your home when visiting. Please let us know when calling if you or anybody in your household is suffering from Covid-19 so that arrangements can be made to minimise risk.
How can I get involved in volunteering?
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact either your
This support includes free food parcels for people within this group.
Visit the Bradninch Together Facebook page
Devon County Council's regular updates and information on COVID 19.
Up to date List of community support groups
Key Contacts and Support Services
Bradninch Spar and Post Office: 881 212. If self-isolating or in a vulnerable group, shopping can be ordered and paid for over the phone and delivered to your door by a volunteer.
Sainsbury's: we also have an arrangement with Sainsbury’s Pinhoe to shop on behalf of Bradninch residents.
Domestic abuse find a safe space with the #you are not alone symbol or phone 999.
College Surgery, Bradninch: 881 952
College Surgery, Cullompton: 01884 831 300
Bramblehaies Surgery, Cullompton: 01884 33536
Wyndham House Surgery, Silverton: 860 034
Bradninch Baptist Church (Rev’d Fiona Lee): 881 355
St. Disen’s Church (Rev’d Olly Mears): 881 733
Bradninch Gospel Hall: 01884 32398
Childline (online support and listening service for children feeling worried
The Silver Line (confidential helpline for older people: information,
friendship and advice): 0800 4 70 80 90
Samaritans (listening service for anyone feeling concerned or
distressed): 116 123