Covid-19 Help

Emergency support helpline

Cumbria County Council and partners have launched an emergency support service and six welfare coordination hubs for people who:

  1. are at high risk of becoming seriously ill, as a result of Covid-19, and
  2. who do not have support available from friends, family or neighbours.

If you have no alternative support, contact this service for help with getting food, medicines, essential supplies and home deliveries:

Phone lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and 10am to 2pm at weekends and Bank Holidays. The service will also accepts referrals from members of the public who may be concerned about people in their community.

Groceries and takeaway meals

Stainton Shop is open for essential groceries and newspapers. Vegetables and meat can be ordered by telephone 01768 862778 or 01768 867945.

Takeaway meals are available from:

  • Brantwood Hotel
    01768 862748
  • Kings Arms Inn
    01768 862778

Many other delivery services are being offered by local businesses in Penrith. For latest details refer to the Penrith Chamber of Trade.

Refuse collection and recycling

Eden District Council continue to provide the latest information and instructions for handling household waste and recycling.


This page is intended to direct Stainton residents to useful sources of information on sites which should provide the most appropriate and up to date information. However, Stainton Village Hall CIO is not responsible for the maintenance of those websites and therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information they contain.