Covid-19 – food and supplies

Food and supplies during this difficult time – all subject to change (no implied endorsement from Rogate Parish Council)

Foodbank

  • Midhurst food bank –  07826397732 or foodbank@midhurstparishchurch.net 
  • Liss food bank – (no referral necessary) ring 01730 300659 or 300921 by Sunday evening for delivery during following week
  • Trotton Church temporary food bank – access through Trotton PC – please leave donations in porch

Shop opening times for vulnerable people/key workers and information on supermarket volunteer shopping voucher scheme Supermarket Volunteer cards and NHS staff offers

Food:

  • Rogate shop – open 8.00am-12.00am Fresh bread, milk, eggs, sandwiches, frozen veg & meals, dry stores, cleaning materials, pet food, newspapers, dry cleaning. Local delivery available. Preferably order by email annmarnold7@gmail.com, through your Buddy or call 01730 818471
  • Durleigh Marsh Farm shop – fixed priced fruit and veg boxes £20/£30 (suitable for 1-2/2-4 people). Dairy and meat products to order – 01730 821626 or email shop@durleighmarshfarmshop.co.uk.
  • Durleigh Marsh Tea Barn – open Fridays & Saturdays 10am-2pm for take-away cakes and drinks and Alexandra’s Kitchen pre-prepared frozen meals – 01730 818286
  • Bryants, Liss – Veg boxes – order online via www.thelocalvegboxpeople.co.uk – 01420 538901
  • Milland shop are operating a delivery service only – Milland Stores – 01428 741066
  • Harting shop is doing deliveries and has a prescription collection service – 01730 825219
  • Morgans butchers, Petersfield offer a ‘meat for week’ packages – delivery 01730 264258
  • Rother Valley Organics – Meat to order via websits or call 01730 821062
  • Trotton Estate Vineyards offer local delivery (Bacchus at trade price) – 07787 510383
  • Owtons Butchers (Country Market) – home delivery of meat boxes plus eggs, cheese & ham – 023 8060 0558
  • Johnsons Fishmonger or 02392 817547
  • Trotton and Chithurst parish takeaway & pop-up shop for basic essentials (limited items) order via Trotton & Chithurst PC website. Collection only.

Chemists

  • Petersfield 01730 264943 (main store)
  • Liss 01730 893161 -open 9.30am-4.30pm closed 12.30-2.00pm to clean and restock
  • Midhurst 01730 812074

Pets

Hardware U-Do It All – store in Liss – phone 01730 894437

Pubs offering new services

  • Southdowns Manor are offering a FREE Hot Meal to Frontline workers and to those in need: (01730 763800) enquiries@southdownsmanor.co.uk
  • Jolly Drover, Hillbrow – supply of food boxes to order (fruit/veg/ dairy/meat/cheese). Call Barry Coe (Landlord) 07760 168212 or 01730 893137 mornings. Orders ready the next day.
  • Flying Bull, Rake – takeaway meals & popup shop with limited suppliers 4-6pm – Flying Bull – 01730 892285
  • Temple Inn, Liss Forest – food delivery (within 3 miles of pub) info@redmistleisure.co.uk
  • Spread Eagle, Midhurst – takeaways – 01730 816911

Garden centres

  • Aylings Garden Centre (including calor gas, pet supplies and some basic foodstuff/supplies) – contactless collection and delivery service 01730 810430
  • Rake Blue Diamond are offering a home delivery service 01730 293002

Taxi

  • Rogate cars – 01730 821044
  • Liss cars operating as normal (including wheelchair accessible transport) 01730 892051

Take-aways

  • Seafare Fish n chips – Liss 01730 895322
  • Pizza hot – Liss 01730 858693

General trades

  • Rogate & Terwick News – see individual ads
  • Checkatrade: 0333 0146 190

Covid-19 – Useful contacts and information

Useful contacts

Grants:

  • CDC Hardship Fund – anyone already on Council Tax Reduction scheme will receive up to £150 per household
  • CDC Small business grant of £10,000 for all business in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief
  • Business rates holiday (12-months) for all retail, hospitality, leisure and nursery businesses in England
  • Emergency fuel vouchers(£28 for an individual and £49 for a family) are available from Citizens Advice to help vulnerable households meet their energy costs – pre-payment meter customers who meet the scheme’s Eligibility criteria (some clients may qualify for more than one voucher)
  • Discretionary Housing Payment Fund – if you receive Housing Benefit or Universal Credit and are having difficulty meeting rent payments, you may be able to get extra help from the Discretionary Housing Payment Fund – to support people in real financial difficulty to help them meet their housing costs  CDC benefit info or  apply using form which has been designed to make for a quick and easy application process:

Finance concerns due to Coronavirus:

  • Mortgage – Ask your provider for a payment holiday (this won’t affect your credit rating)
  • Rent – talk to your landlord
  • Council tax – let Chichester District Council know as soon as possible
  • Ensure you have the best deal from your electricity supplier
  • Information on benefits and government help on the Government website
  • Other debts – talk to the lender/creditor
  • Anything else – talk to Step change Step Change or citizens advice
  • Post Office scheme for vulnerable people – two of its products – ‘Payout now’ and ‘Fast PACE’ (a pre-authorised cheque encashment service) available to all UK’s banks, building societies and credit unions so they can be offered to any of their customers who are most in need of access to cash simply and speedily during this national emergency – Post Office

Rubbish – Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRS) across West Sussex are now open with some limits.   A visit should only be undertaken if the journey can be considered essential. At present, household waste collections continue as normal.

Disposing of rubbish should you have a confirmed or suspected case of Covid-19 in your household it is IMPORTANT to follow the guidance to protect staff and services:

  • All rubbish/recycling should be double bagged and tied.
  • You should then wait 72 hours before putting it in your outside bin.
  • Bin handles should be cleaned.

Registration services – offices in Midhurst are currently closed.

  • Death registration appointments are conducted via phone.
  • Birth registrations are currently suspended but parents can now make a claim for child benefit or universal credit, prior to the birth being registered.
  • Marriages & Civil partnerships have been postponed until at least 1 June 2020.

Bus passes – Pensioners and vulnerable people with West Sussex County Council bus passes can now use them earlier on weekdays to take advantage of some supermarkets’ first hour of trading for older and vulnerable shoppers.

Bonfires – Chichester District Council encourage people to consider the health of local residents with respiratory problems and not light fires if this can be at all avoided.

Courses/Education – learnyay helps adults find free education courses and training