Riverhill Gardens, Sevenoaks
Otto’s Café at the garden are acting as a collection point for Bare Necessity Food Boxes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. NB: this is now only relevant for pre-ordered and might not continue. Email or see Riverhill website.
Shipbourne Farmers’ Market are operating on a collection only basis. They are now asking for orders by Tuesday lunchtime to be sure. See the links from the Shipbourne Farmers Market Facebook page.
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 not on Sunday.
Winterdale Cheese, Wrotham offer a delivery service primarily for the elderly/vulnerable but contact them direct for confirmation and details. It is desperately important to support the farm at this point. They are open weekdays 09.00 -12.00 and Saturday 10.00-16.00. 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 are still selling bread and other bakery items.
Birch Café, Seal was advertising home delivery: 01732 761055.
Waitrose, Sevenoaks is currently relatively well stocked.
Sainsburys online shopping in case you are having trouble getting deliveries – T: 0800 052 5500.
Albion Home Food: a wholesaler in Tonbridge that normally supplies restaurants, so they have lots of food they can’t get rid of. They have started delivering to domestic customers, see their facebook page for more information. They say they will deliver within 48 hours.
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.
Pharmacy2U website – This site is an NHS service which will arrange for medication to be delivered to you.
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!
Please check all websites for current details on any service listed as information, for obvious reasons, is constantly changing.