Note: If any members based in Tunbridge Wells and other areas outside Crowborough know of similar offerings in their communities please pass this information on to Phil Parker (by email if possible) and it too will be posted here.
Useful information and contact details (in no particular order)
Nextdoor website – local news and information as it becomes available. https://nextdoor.co.uk/news_feed/
Prescriptions There is a nationwide facility for customers to have their NHS prescription drugs delivered to your homes. https://www.pharmacy2u.co.uk/
The Blue Anchor, Beacon Road, Crowborough is operating a delivery service of meals, between the hours of 12-3 and 6-9pm from Monday to Saturday for those who cannot leave their homes, alternatively you can phone in an order and collect later. Phone: 01892 319299.
Catts Inn, Rotherfield is offering a similar food take away service (or delivery in Rotherfield only and with suitable notice). They also have 3 pint sealable jugs so you can wash your meal down with your favourite tipple! Phone: 01892 852577.
A la Clark Catering is making and delivering healthy ready meals in the local area. Phone: 07816 966372
The Crown Inn, Groombridge also plans to make it possible to order and pay for The Crown’s delicious dishes by telephone. Menu available on www.thecrowngroombridge.com. Phone: 01892 864742.
Supermarket shopping Some local supermarkets have introduced ‘Elderly only’ shopping hours. Please check times with them direct. Sainsbury’s, Linden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells https://stores.sainsburys.co.uk/0020/tunbridge-wells and Tesco Sybron Way, Crowborough https://www.tesco.com/store-locator/uk/?bID=5857)
Leppards the Butchers, Croft Road, Crowborough are offering free home delivery. Remember they also stock a small range of fresh vegetables and pre-prepared foods. (scrumptious meat pies). Phone: 07375 515654
The Pet Food shop, Croft Road, Crowborough have said they are happy to deliver goods for your pets. http://www.thepetfoodshop.co.uk Phone: 01892 662961
All Saints Church, Crowborough – All Church Services will be available on-line. Phone: 01892 652018. https://www.allsaintscrowborough.org/
Zest, High Street, Crowborough are happy to deliver any gifts you may wish to order from them. Phone: 01892 669517
Katharine Jennings Fine Arts, Rotherfield are offering on-line art courses. Phone: 01342 604971
We Fill Local – a new ECO enterprise, selling cleaning products – without the plastic – are offering a free delivery service. (they refill your containers) Wide range of products. Phone: 07776 181976
National Trust although houses are closed many gardens remain open (e.g. Sheffield Park) and during the crisis are free entry for all.
Brighton & Hove buses – whilst not encouraging to much unnecessary travel, for those who have an Older Persons Bus pass, these can now be used 24 hours a day.
Stay safe and healthy!