Coronavirus Help

Emergency support helpline

For vulnerable people needing urgent help with food, medicines and essential supplies.

Cumbria County Council and partners have launched an emergency support service and 6 welfare coordination Hubs for people at high risk of becoming seriously ill, as a result of COVID-19, and who do not have support available from friends, family or neighbours. If they have no alternative support, these people will now be able to call the Freephone number to request help with getting food, medicines, essential supplies and home deliveries.

You can request support by:

The telephone ‘call’ centre will operate 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.

Local Food Delivery and Supplies

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

Takeaway deliveries are available at

Brantwood Hotel tel 01768 862748 – see Menu.

Kings Arms Inn tel 01768 862778 – see Menu.

Many other delivery services are being offered by local businesses in Penrith. For latest details refer to the Penrith Chamber of Trade website for an up to date list.

Refuse Collection and Recycling

For the latest information and instructions on how to handle household waste and recycling please refer to the Eden District Council website.


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 therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information contained within those websites.