Local Lockdown Lowdown for Thursday 30 April 2020

1) From Lewes District Council –
There is a dedicated web-chat team available online to stop you having to wait in a phone queue:
https://www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/
Look for the ‘chat’ box at the bottom of the page.

2) From Lewes District Council –
Still awaiting news relating to the re-opening of the Household Waste Sites.

3) From Health In Mind, NHS Mental Health in Sussex –
They are not able to offer the normal full range of therapies currently (they’re helping out other services) but are open & have some exciting online courses coming up. Check their site for updates:
https://www.healthinmind.org.uk/

4) From the NHS in Sussex –
If you have tested positive for coronavirus or had clear symptoms and have been recovered for at least 28 days, you can register your interest in becoming a plasma donor to help with national clinical trials:
https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/covid-19-research/plasma-programme/

5) From East Sussex County Council –
Their community hubs have already responded to 2,500 requests for urgent help or advice in three weeks. It’s vital that no one is left on their own if they feel isolated, unwell or anxious. Find out what they can do for you at: https://your.eastsussex.gov.uk/…/help-is-at-hand-for-every…/

6) From Lewes District Council –
Applications have opened for the Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme, funding projects that will help seafood businesses in England increase the supply of local seafood to domestic markets. Find out more about & apply here:
https://www.gov.uk/…/from-the-sea-to-the-door-new-grant-sch…

7) From Lewes District Council –
A reminder about the ‘one-stop’ website of local businesses delivering food is at the following web address:
http://eatlocal.info/
You can filter results by supplier type and by local area.

And more from Clive Mellor’s Local Lockdown every weekday evening between 4.00pm and 7.00pm.