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Location of warm spaces

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Barnstaple

 
The Freedom Centre. 1 Howard Ave, EX32 8QA Drop-in Day centre where people can get warm food, a shower and clean clothes free as well as agency referrals for services and additional help and support. Starting with immediate effect on Mondays to Thursdays from 11am until 1pm.
North Devon Voluntary Service. Suite 206, Queens House, Queen St, EX32 8HJ
Warmer Wednesdays in the library lobby from 10am until 12pm until the end of March.
Barnstaple Pilot Gig Club. Barum Boathouse, Rolle's Quay, EX31 1JE
Warm space every Monday and Wednesday afternoon, starting in January 2023. The room is accessible from Rolle's Quay while club members are in attendance, and there is a stairlift for those with restricted mobility and an accessible toilet. There is also a kitchen where visitors may use the facilities to warm up food for themselves, and hot drinks will be available. No need to book, just turn up.
Barnstaple Library. Tuly St, Barnstaple EX31 1EL

There are groups ranging from Bounce and Rhyme for babies and toddlers to their Wednesday Wanderers walking group for 55s and over. Why not go to their new Tea and Chat on Fridays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm? It's free!

If you’re a new parent or carer, you can take your baby and use their free weighing facilities to chart your baby's growth.

Their free coat rails have been running for several years and will again be offering a chance to both donate and take a warm winter coat. You can just help yourself, no questions asked.

If you’re job hunting, their Work Club will help you with one-to-one support in CV writing, developing your skills and applying for jobs online.

Starting or developing a business? Their Business and Intellectual Property Centre is right there with courses, webinars, one-to-one coaching and advice at bipc@librariesunlimited.org.uk

The Voice. Belle Meadow Court, Albert Lane, EX32 8RJ

Pop-in sessions are being held at The Voice's community room every Thursday and Friday morning between 10am and 12pm. All are welcome with no registration necessary. A £1 fee includes hot drinks and biscuits, but no one will be turned away if they cannot pay.

The Voice. Belle Meadow Court, Albert Lane, EX32 8RJ

Encompass South West hosts the women first drop-in every Tuesday at The Voice from 2pm until 4pm.

The Beechfield Centre. Beechfield Road, Fremington, EX31 3DD

Fremington Parish Council: The Beechfield Centre is opening with immediate effect as a warm space every Wednesday evening (opening time yet to be confirmed, please keep checking for updates). Individuals and families can enjoy a free hot drink and have the opportunity to charge electrical items.

Bratton Fleming Baptist Church. EX31 4TG

Community coffee mornings are being held every second Monday of the month between 10am and 12.30pm.

A men's breakfast for those living in and around the village is planned for the first and third Monday of each month from 7.15am until 9am.

Braunton

 

Braunton Library. Chaloners Rd, Braunton EX33 2ES

Opening times: Monday 10am to 6pm, Tuesday 2pm to 5pm, Wednesday 10am to 1pm, Thursday 9am to 1pm, Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm.

They offer a warm space during these opening times and free tea and coffee.

South Molton

 

South Molton Library. Amory House, 125 East St, EX36 3BU Pop in during their opening hours to enjoy a free tea, coffee, biscuits and (until they run out!) apples! You can relax in their warm and welcoming space with a newspaper, one of their books or a puzzle.

YMCA Community Centre. Mill Street, EX36 4AS.

 

Monday to Wednesday. 9am until 12pm. Thursday from 3:30pm until 5pm. Friday from 8am until 1pm. 

South Molton Methodist Church. North Street, EX36 3AW

Saturday afternoons between 2pm and 5pm when there will be tea, coffee and biscuits and option to play table tennis or do some jigsaw puzzles, word puzzles and board games.

South Molton Baptist Church. 9 New Road, EX36 4BH

Wednesdays and Sundays 2pm to 5pm. Tea and coffee provided.

Ilfracombe

 

St Calixtus Church. West Down, EX34 8NH

Coffee afternoon in the Church Hall (known as the Iron Room) every Thursday until the end of March. Sessions start at 12.30pm with soup, rolls, cakes and biscuits, and finish at 4.30pm. A collection and drop-off service is available and there is TV, games and internet access (subject to 4G signal).

 

Ilfracombe Library. The Candar, Ilfracombe, EX34 9DS

 

Their free coat rails have been running for several years and will again be offering a chance to both donate and take a warm winter coat. You can just help yourself, no questions asked.

 

 Belle's Place. Lee Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BQ

Mondays 12pm to 3pm

Wednesdays 12pm to 3pm

Thursdays 12pm to 3pm

Fridays 12pm to 3pm

Saturdays 9am to 10am

Salvation Army. The Retreat, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe EX34 8AY

Tuesdays 10am to 1pm 

Fridays 10am to 1pm

Pip and Jim's Church. St James Pl, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ

Tuesday 12pm to 2pm

The Haven, The Baptist Church. 119 High St, Ilfracombe EX34 9EY

Wednesday 10:30am to 12pm

The Lantern. High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QB

Saturday 2pm to 4pm

Holy Trinity Church. Church Hill, Ilfracombe EX34 8EE

Sunday 11am to 1pm

Lynton

 

Lynton Town Hall. The Jubilee Room, Lee Road, EX35 6BT

Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council: The Jubilee Room at Lynton Town Hall will be open as The Warm Welcome Club. Starting with immediate effect, the hall will be open each week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am until 1pm. Refreshments will be available and the opportunity to chat and play a game.

Combe Martin

 

Combe Martin Community Centre. Church Street, EX34 0LQ

Combe Martin Parish Council: Combe Martin Community Centre will open each week, Monday to Friday from 9am until 3pm starting from Thursday 1 December until Easter 2023.  Refreshments are available, free of charge.

Other

 

Open School of Creative Art & Well-being
  • Lego & Pizza Nights
  • Session through January, February and March
  • Across from Instow to Barnstaple
  • Locations yet to be confirmed. Please visit their website and social media for updates