Local information

Revised bus and train services
Click here for more information (Revised train timetable from 17th May).

Age UK East Grinstead and District offers practical advice and support on 01342 327046

News from Ashdown Forest Health Centre, Forest Row
Statement from Practice Manager

Repeat medication can be requested online, after registering using the form on the website here.
If you receive your medication from the dispensary at Ashdown Forest Health Centre, and you are over the age of 70, your medication will be delivered to you from the 6th April and you do not need to collect it.

West Sussex County Council information

WSCC Covid-19 Survey

Household waste recycling sites (HWRS) reopened from the 11th May.

You should only visit a HWRS if your waste is not suitable to be picked up in your kerbside collection and presents a risk of injury or harm to health. If it doesn’t, please safely store your items at home for now or make other legal arrangements for it to be removed.Only garden and general household waste will be accepted and only cars will be allowed on site. Anyone visiting a site is asked to follow the social distancing measures in place for everyone’s safety.

All West Sussex libraries are closed until further notice. You can still access the library service online, including borrowing of ebooks and magazines. Click here for details.

Schools are only open for children who need to attend because they are vulnerable or their parents are critical workers. For more information, click here

Mid Sussex District Council services

Bonfires during lockdown
Waste and recycling services are currently operating normally.
From the 24th March, all enclosed spaces in MSDC’s parks were closed. This included playgrounds, sports courts and pitches, outdoor gyms. The pavilion at John Pears is closed.
The tennis courts at John Pears were reopened on the 13th May. Bookings and payments must be made online through Mid Sussex District Council’s website, and Government and LTA advice must be followed when playing. Click here for the link.
fees are £6.50 full rate, £3.25 junior rate
The code for the key safe will be provided in the confirmation email.

The tennis courts will be closed fromThursday 4th June – Tuesday 8th June 2020 for weed removal and resurfacing work.

Ashurst Wood Village Centre is closed and not available for hire until further notice.
The Village Council’s office is staffed part-time but is closed to the public.

Sussex Local Resilience Forum
The county’s public and emergency services are working together to support vital services, protect the most vulnerable and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on our communities and businesses.

Sussex Police: be on the alert for fraudsters taking advantage of the vulnerable during the current crisis. There has only been one reported case in Sussex, but nationally there have been more than 100 reports, so while there is no need to panic, everyone should be aware of the possibility of attempted scams.