Day: 28 April 2020

Local Lockdown Lowdown for Tuesday 28 April 2020

1) From Lewes District Council –Limit the spread of Coronavirus by leaving the house only when it is essential. More guidance on what is considered essential, and how to protect yourself and others from Coronavirus at:https://www.gov.uk/coronavirusLots of social media messages today reminding us of the gov.uk website FAQs:https://www.gov.uk/…/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can… 2) Particular focus on […]

Sussex Crisis Fund

The Sussex Crisis Fund has been set up to support community and voluntary sector organisations in Sussex who are leading efforts to support people most affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Emergency grants of up to £5,000 are available on a weekly basis. One successful applicant, Laurie McMillan of The Bevy […]

New ‘one-stop’ delivery website promotes local food firms

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils have launched a new website to showcase the wide array of local food and drink businesses offering deliveries in response to the Covid-19 crisis.  With demand rocketing as people stay at home, some businesses have diversified by transforming their premises into a community shop with a delivery option while others have scaled up their takeaway service.  The councils’ […]