Information for Wealden Residents

This page is updated daily with more announcements and information. If you are aware of any local initiatives or support groups, please get in touch via the contact form on the Homepage.

For information on local shops, pubs, bars, restaurants or cafes providing delivery services during this period, please go to the Local Food Delivery Services page.

Important notices

If you think that you are in the high-risk category and haven't received a letter form the Government yet, please contact your GP and ask them to include you in the national database.

For those who are already supporting their local communities and for those who are considering doing so, the there is a Safeguarding and DBS Factsheet available on the Government's website. It can be viewed here.

General Services and Support

Crowborough residents who need support with self-isolation can write to crowborough2020@outlook.com. A local contact will be in touch as soon as possible

Vital Locksmiths offer free lock-out services in Eastbourne and Hailsham for NHS staff in need (ID required). They are available at: 01323 335022.

Smythe & Barrie electronics shop in Hailsham is taking orders online, over the phone, and through Facebook, aiming to delivery safely. Please call 01323 840550 or e-mail sales@smytheandbarrie.co.uk .

CTLA Uckfield have a dedicated line for people considered at risk or people concerned about someone they know to be at risk from Coronavirus. They can offer advice and help with shopping. Call them on 01273 517332 .

Rose Gas Buxted is now closed, however they will continue providing deliveries. Call them on 01825 732655.

Job Opportunities

Morrisons Crowborough is looking to recruit locally, as part of their national employment drive to keep shelves stocked and provide more delivery slots. There are vacancies for both drivers and product handlers (pickers). For more details and to apply, please click here.

The NHS cannot function properly without support and maintenance staff, such as engineers, cleaners and many more. E-mail your CV to careers@property.nhs.uk for job opportunities in your area. All positions are based on temporary contracts, with potential opportunities for permanent roles.

Best Health Food Shop in Uckfield are looking for extra staff to support deliveries and collections of healthy food. E-mail your CV to hello@besthealthfoodshop.com .