Bishopsteignton Emergency Resilience

In a parish emergency please call 07708-512906

Bishopsteignton Emergency Resilience Team, or BERT, are a committee of Bishopsteignton Parish Council. Details of the team and their remit can be found in this Terms of Reference.

BPC have adopted an amended version (3.0) of the Emergency Resilience Plan created by BERT and thank them for all the hard work and dedication to produce it. This can now be put into action should any emergency occur within the parish at anytime if regular emergency services are unable to attend.

To read the latest adopted plan please click here. Please note Annex R1 & R2 are removed for data protection.

If you wish to be a volunteer or would like to know more about BERT please contact the team by email [email protected] for further details.


Healthy Living Group

Bishopsteignton Healthy Living Group was formed in 2014 with the aim to encourage and promote all aspects of healthy living and well being throughout the community. To see their constitution and read minutes of previous meetings follow the link above. The HLG work closely with the village GP Surgery, Channel View.


Why not join them?

HLG is a dedicated group of volunteers who are always happy to welcome new members; they are currently looking to fill several rewarding voluntary positions.

Care Watch

Run entirely by volunteers, as is every group in Bishopsteignton, and here for you when BERT is not in operation Care Watch can offer support such as collecting shopping and prescriptions, emergency dog-walking, lifts to and from local appointments and activities, companionship, changing light bulbs, completing forms and friendly phone calls.  Tel: 07874-749705 or Email: [email protected]

Can you help?

Care Watch are also looking for more help, particularly a team co-ordinator. Please read this advert and contact them directly if you want to get involved.

Memory Cafe

The Healthy Living Group also run a Memory Cafe.

To find out more see their Facebook page.

Singing for Memory

Another HLG sub group is Singing for Memory!

See the Parish Chronicle for more details.

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