Riverhill Gardens, Sevenoaks
Otto’s Café at the garden are acting as a collection point for Bare Necessity Food Boxes. Email email@example.com to find out more. NB: this is now only relevant for pre-ordered and might not continue. Email or see Riverhill website.
The Bull, Wrotham
The Bull are now offering a takeaway menu so that you can enjoy the Bull’s great food, but at home. Order on 01732 789 800, Monday to Saturday 12 noon to 9pm.
Shipbourne Farmers’ Market are currently offering a pick-up service on Thursday morning. Orders must be placed by Wednesday midday. Visit their website for full details: www.shipbournefm.co.uk. They are also offering a free delivery service which is currently being enhanced but for the present send an email to the stallholder with an order and they can come and pick up or if in isolation or over 70 to contact Shipbourne Parish Clerk (and she is organising deliveries). The Clerk is also our PC clerk, Sarah: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hutch Deli, Ightham A25 village lay by. Currently in stock:
- A limited supply of hand sanitiser but you need to bring your own bottle or suitable container.
- Potatoes, pasta, rice, cheese. Specific items can possibly be sourced.
- Daily deliveries of fresh fruit and veg, but no on Sunday.
- Only one person in the shop at a time.
Winterdale Cheese, Wrotham offer a delivery service primarily for the elderly/vulnerable but contact them direct for confirmation and details. They have the following cheeses available. To order E: Robin@winterdale.co.uk or M: 07779 802926.
- Winterdale Shaw (Cheddar)
- Winterdale Oak Smoked
- Wigmore (ewes Brie-style)
- Goats cheese
- Stichelton (blue)
- Tunworth (Camembert-style)
- Unpasteurised milk (*)
(*) Winterdale are still waiting for their order for more bottles to arrive, so you’d need to provide your own bottles.
Farm Shops are a good source of fresh fruit and vegetables eg:
Holtwood Farmshop: London Rd, Aylesford ME20 7QA T: 01622 718155
Spadeworks, Offham are reported as having a good selection of produce plus some local milk. They’re also a charity so a good cause to support.
Other local businesses offering good stocks, takeaways and deliveries:
Plaxtol Bakery in Borough Green has been reported as being fully stocked with bakery items.
Birch Café, Seal was advertising home delivery: 01732 761055.
Waitrose, Sevenoaks is well stocked with a small entry queue mid-
Anxiety Counselling: Mark Bradley has contacted us, he is local and a professional counsellor who is helping people over the telephone. Please find his contact number for anyone struggling or feeling anxious: 07940 5644 779. (NB Mark and his family is known to some of us, just to reassure you).
St Peter’s Rector, Rev Tim Hatwell can also be contacted for prayer, and current guidance on weddings, funerals & baptisms. T: 886 827 | 07799 601 546 | E: email@example.com
Medical assistance/information: For those of you that may not be aware, Borough Green Medical Practice has now closed. You can still call them to arrange a telephone consultation. They are only processing prescriptions with less than 7 days medications left. They need 3 working days to process requests.
Lloyds Pharmacy, Borough Green all prescription medicine is now being delivered to all patients of the Medical Practice who are aged 60 years & over. Currently this medication cannot be collected from the pharmacy. As soon as dispensed, the medication is put into a box for the team of volunteers to deliver. At the moment deliveries usually
start mid-morning & again mid-afternoon.
FYI: We have a doctor that lives at 49 Nutfields, she is happy to help if anyone needs her.
Sevenoaks Bookshop now have an online shop so do support them!