Army of Plymouth volunteers providing a 'lifeline' by delivering shopping to elderly people in Covid-19 lockdown

An army of volunteers is providing a 'lifeline' to people who may be stuck indoors and unable to get their shopping during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Age UK in Plymouth is co-ordinating the project which sees people packing up essential grocery supplies, which are then delivered across the city to vulnerable or elderly people.

In the last week the charity has made up 151 food boxes; carried out 135 'shop and drops' around the city; and picked up more than 40 prescriptions.

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Volunteers pack up the bags and delivery drivers head out across the city. Credit: ITV News

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