According to Action Fraud, ‘Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million.’
Please see the advice shown here on how to protect yourself from these types of scams.
Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils have launched a new website to showcase hundreds of local food and drink businesses that are offering deliveries in response to the Covid-19 crisis. With demand rocketing as people stay at home; some businesses have diversified by transforming their premises into a community shop with a delivery option while others have scaled up their takeaway service. The councils’ website eatlocal.info is a comprehensive directory of these outlets. If you know of a business that is not yet listed, please ask them to email email@example.com to have their details added to the site.
Public service organisations continue their plea to businesses and the public to get in touch if they can supply vital PPE to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please see the attached document for more information about how you may be able to help.
Lewes District Citizens Advice has announced that face-to-face advice services in all their offices have been suspended for the foreseeable future.
Please see the attached document for information about how to obtain support during the period of office closure.
The Parish Council meeting due to have been held on Monday 6 April 2020 has been postponed, pending advice (and new legislation) from the Government around how Parish Councils should conduct business during the coronavirus crisis and the enforced period of social distancing.
Updates and information will be posted on this website when available.
Please see the attached bulletin from Lewes District Council below.
Vulnerable and no support? You will get the help you need. Help via the District Council