Helping in Tenterden | Covid-19 Help


Helping in Tenterden
Tenterden, Kent TN30
United Kingdom

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HELPING IN TENTERDEN
Covid-19 Help
A number of organisations have come together to offer help to elderly & vulnerable people, and those self isolating in Tenterden through the Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis: St Mildred's Church, Tenterden Town Council, Tenterden Social Hub, Tenterden Community Hub, My Tenterden, Ivy Court Surgery. More information at the bottom of this page
 
DO YOU NEED HELP?
Ring the "Helping in Tenterden" team to ask for help with:
Shopping, prescriptions, urgent errands, check in and chat
Tel: 01580 761060 
Mon-Sun: 8am-2pm (answering machine outside of these times)
 
NEWSLETTER
See here for the latest My Tenterden newsletter https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/my-tenterden-newsletters-2020-article-316.aspx 
 

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TAKEAWAYS

BOTTEGA MONTALBANO
Highbury Lane, Tenterden. Opening Times, Tuesday - Sunday 10am-3pm, plus Friday & Saturday 5pm-7pm. Queue and purchase the homemade specialities or use the new online ordering system just launched. 'Click & Collect' orders taken between 10am - 3pm with last collection time of 3.30pm. Menu: Bottega specials, Arancino Bolognese, Arancino ham & mozzarella cheese, meat lasagne, aubergine parmigiana, Meatballs, Bottega salad, Gelato, Hot waffles, Hot croissants. Also homemade pizza & garlic bread. Tel: 01580 764466. Credit/debit cards or cash accepted when you collect your order. https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/bottega-montalbano-tenterden-listing-1411.aspx

BADSHA INDIAN
West Cross, Tenterden. Open 5.30pm to 10.00pm, every day except Tuesday, order your takeaway here Tel: 01580 765143 or 01580 765151. Check the takeaway menu here: https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/badsha-indian-restaurant-tenterden-listing-571.aspx

KEBAB VAN
Recreation Ground Road car park (opposite surgery) Tuesday-Sunday 6-10pm, please order your food and come and collect as usual, Tel: 07909 613768

HAPPY VALLEY CHINESE
Grange Road, St Michaels, open 6 nights a week, Wed-Mon 5-10pm (closed Tuesday), collect your order or delivery service within 4 miles of St Michaels £1.30, minimum order, Tel: 01580 762236, download menu https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/happy-valley-chinese-takeaway-listing-900.aspx

STAR KEBAB & PIZZA
Grange Road, St Michaels. Star Kebab serving as usual and delivering all areas. Open Mon-Sat 3pm-11pm; Sun 4pm-10pm. Tel: 01580 764290, order online or by phone.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/star-kebab-and-pizza-tenterden-listing-636.aspx

WILLIAM CAXTON
West Cross, Tenterden. Open for takeaway Thai food on Friday & Saturday evenings from 6-9pm. Please see our takeaway menu to order, Tel: 01580 766776 www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/the-william-caxton-tenterden-listing-624.aspx

BANJARA INDIAN RESTAURANT
4 Manor Row, High Street, Tenterden. Open from Tuesday to Sunday 5-10pm for takeaways only. Tel: 01580 766696 to place your order. See the menu here:
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/banjara-indian-restaurant-tenterden-listing-1712.aspx

MARINOS TENTERDEN FISH BAR
Station Road, Tenterden. Open for takeaways Mon-Sat: 12noon-9pm, and Sun: 12noon-8pm.
Please ring: 01580 764789 to place your order and then it will be ready for you to pick up at a time convenient to you and to the Fish Bar. You can also pop in and order at the counter.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/marinos-tenterden-fish-bar-listing-626.aspx

THE CHOCOLATE SHOP – TRUFLES AT COCO
Monday - Saturday the door is open 10-5. Sunday 10-4. Takeaway hot drinks, coffees, teas, chocolate, and brownies. Also range of chocolate available in the shop and things to order and post if need be. Payment can all be contactless with our wireless machine on the window front outside the shop.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/the-chocolate-shop--truffles-at-coco-listing-879.aspx

OZGUR TURKISH
High Street, Tenterden, open for takeaways
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/ozgur-turkish-restaurant-tenterden-listing-776.aspx

DELS FISH BAR
Open https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/dels-fish-bar-listing-928.aspx

ST MICHAELS FISH & CHIPS
Takeaway. Mon-Sat. Open 11:30 am to 2pm and 4:30pm to 8pm
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/st-michaels-fish-and-chips-listing-639.aspx

SHOPS & BUSINESSES OPEN

TENTERDEN GARDEN CENTRE
Open Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Home delivery service for anyone shielding or isolating and for bulk purchases of compost/garden furniture etc. There is a new entrance and queuing system and a limited number of number of customers will be allowed in-store at any one time. Clean trolleys, ready for use, are by the entrance. Please keep 2m apart from everyone. Contactless payment is preferred but if you do pay with cash our staff will be wearing gloves. Welcome you back to the Centre once again. For home deliveries see the entry later under home deliveries
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-garden-centre-listing-739.aspx

LIVING WORLD AT TENTERDEN GARDEN CENTRE
Now fully open again

RIPLEYS GARDEN CENTRE
Ashford Road, Bethersden. Thank you for your continued support during this tough time. We have now re-opened, Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm and Sun 10am-4pm. We have changed the site to one entrance and one exit. We have a trolley cleaning station, hand sanitizer and gloves available for when you enter the shop. Please keep to the social distance guidelines of 2 metres at all times. There is a limit on the number of customers in the shop. Also, home delivery service, please call 01233 820526. https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/ripleys-garden-centre-listing-1801.aspx

GARDEN ROOM AT GOLDEN SQUARE
Jo has now re-started orders/deliveries. Deliveries on Fridays and Saturday mornings only, 3-days notice for all orders, delivery only within a 3 mile radius of Tenterden, free of course! Supply is limited so all ordered bouquets will be a beautiful Florist Choice of the very best flowers available. There are 2 sizes of bouquets available at £40 and £55, also beautiful hand tied wraps at £25 and £15 posies in jam jars. Contact Jo at the Garden Room on 01580 766327 https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/garden-room-at-golden-square-tenterden-listing-777.aspx

CINQUE PORTS VETS
Open for urgent and emergency cases. All other assistance will be provided via telephone advice or video consultation, where available. Please call us Tel: 01580 763309.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/cinque-ports-vets-listing-738.aspx

LONDON BEACH HOTEL GOLF CLUB
Now open, strict controls in place, call 01580 767616 to book

NIGHTINGALE FARM SHOP/GIBBET OAK
Appledore Road, Tenterden. The Farm Shop is stocked with fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat and frozen meals, local beer, wines and our delicious cider. Open every day from 10am-4pm (Mon-Sun). For box orders please call the new Box Order line on 07464 359380 Mon-Thurs between 10am-3pm, leave your name/number & the Farm Shop will ring you back to take your order (only orders above £20 plus £4 for the Box Order) for collection the day after. www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/nightingale-farm-shop-listing-649.aspx

TENTERDEN YOGA - NIGEL WILSON
Due to Coronavirus all classes are now online (Zoom video conferencing) for the foreseeable future. This means that numbers aren’t limited by the size of the studio. You can join in wherever you live - Tenterden, Scotland, Australia or Timbuktoo! If you would like to join an online class, please contact Nigel Wilson for details: email: nigel@tenterden.yoga or text 07771 601986
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/nigel-wilson-tenterden-yoga-listing-868.aspx

POTTERS HOME DIGITAL
The shop is closed however Lance, Alex and the team are working remotely and offering virtual tours of the showroom providing you with a consultation experience from your home.
Tel: 01580 762864 What’s App Business 07394 505960, by email
potters@home-digital.com, or via the live chat service from the website
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/potters-home-digital-listing-658.aspx

WESTVIEW PLUMBING SERVICES
Heating and Plumbing Engineer, Luke Smith, Westview Plumbing Services, is based in Tenterden, Tel: 07841 878735. Luke is able and willing to assist anyone with urgent or essential plumbing and heating issues. Gas Safe registration number 572675
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/westview-plumbing-services-listing-840.aspx

SJ FRUITS – TENTERDEN MARKET SQUARE
Market Square, Tenterden, the fruit and veg stall will be in Tenterden Market Square every Friday, 7am-2pm. New layout/queuing/till arrangement to maintain social distancing. Please wear gloves. Also the fish stall, bread/cakes stall & occasionally other stalls too

TESCO TENTERDEN
Smallhythe Road, Tenterden. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-10pm; Sat 8am-10pm; Sun 10am-4pm.
Elderly & Vulnerable people: 9am to 10am Monday, Wednesday & Friday
NHS Workers: 9am to 10am Tues & Thurs, & the browsing hour on Sundays, please bring ID.
NHS, Care Home Staff, Emergency Services: priority access to store every day (choose the separate queue, must have valid ID). One-way system around store. New systems in place at the tills to separate customers & keep the cashiers safe. Please queue for the tills in the far aisle then you are called forward to the available till. The main entrance is one way: one side for the entrance with queueing system, one side for the exit.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tesco-tenterden-listing-810.aspx

WAITROSE TENTERDEN
New opening hours Mon-Sat 7.30am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Elderly & vulnerable people: the first hour of opening (Mon-Sun) is dedicated as a priority shopping time for the elderly and the vulnerable (please queue in front of the store)
NHS workers: (must show ID) please queue in Sayers Lane at any time of day
General shoppers: please queue in front of the store, down the ramp and into the car park
Hot drinks are no longer available. NEW: Waitrose Volunteer Shopping e-gift card “to help the army of volunteers to shop for elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating people who can’t leave their homes during the coronavirus pandemic” The card can be pre-loaded with varying amounts from £10 to £500. Cards can be purchased online or instore. Customers can check the balance of their e-gift card online to keep track of grocery spending. The card is posted to a volunteer or sent direct to the customer who can give it to their volunteer to do their shopping.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/waitrose-tenterden-listing-755.aspx

WUD MENSWEAR
70 High Street, Tenterden. Closed but currently selling stock online until we are back to “normal” again! All stock has 50% off right now. If you’re interested, please contact Rory & Alex. Email: rory@wudmen.co.uk Tel: 07561 305541. See some of the shirts on sale on the WUD Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wudtenterden and see inside the shop here https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/wud-tenterden-listing-939.aspx

RUSH WITT & WILSON
Estate Agents. You can contact the office by phone 01580 762927
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/rush-witt-wilson-tenterden-listing-687.aspx

WEBBS IRONMONGERY
New temporary opening hours Monday-Sunday: 10am-3.30pm. Counter service only (there is a table at the front door and the public served from here, the public are not allowed in the shop). Tel: 01580 762132 www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/webbs-ironmongery-stores-tenterden-listing-611.aspx

PURE CONNECTION PETS
104 High Street, Tenterden. Shop open Tues-Fri: 10am-2pm subject to change. Check with owner Rachel 01580 764672. Home deliveries too, please see entry later under home deliveries www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/pure-connection-pets-pet-shop-tenterden-listing-1630.aspx

WOOFALOO PETZONE
Shop open: Mon, Wed & Fri 9.30am-1pm & 2-5pm. If you want to check anything before coming to the shop, please contact the owner Hannah on 01580 766384. Phone orders/free home deliveries, please see entry later under home deliveries. www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/petzone-tenterden-woofaloo-listing-1590.aspx

BALDWINS TRAVEL
Baldwins travel have closed their doors but are still working so please phone 01580 764344 and they will be pleased to help you
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/baldwins-travel-listing-662.aspx

PENGELLY & RYLANDS
All of our 5 firms are still taking new instructions over the phone 01580 762248. Please contact us if you need legal advice in any of the following sectors: residential & commercial conveyancing, criminal law, divorce, employment law, family law, immigration, litigation & dispute resolution, medial & professional negligence, wills, trusts & probate, NRI, notary, wealth management, debt recovery, company & commercial.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/pengelly-rylands-solicitors-tenterden-listing-785.aspx

NELSON MCLEAN/NELSONS LEGAL
Bells Lane, Tenterden. Contact Justin Nelson justin@nelsonslegal.co.uk Tel: 01580 767117. Though our support staff are on furlough, we are still working, and happy to prepare Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney by phone/email (and personal meetings, if absolutely essential). Contact us by phone/email to start the process www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/nelson-mclean-lawyers-listing-955.aspx

WHITEHEAD MONCKTON
Market Square, Tenterden. Tel: 01580 765722. Powers of Attorney & Advance Medical Directives. In these extraordinary times, it is more important than ever to review what arrangements you have in place to allow someone else to manage your affairs, should the need arise. In particular, we are extremely conscious that with many people self-isolating and the country increasingly in a state of lockdown for a potentially undefined period, the practical use of a Power of Attorney may need to be considered >>> more info here www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/whitehead-monckton--the-kent-law-firm-listing-757.aspx

ARGO LIFE AND LEGACY
We can offer phone consultations, can be contacted by email, Whatsapp, text message, facebook and our telephone system can video call each of our clients so that we can still hold face to face meetings. Tel: 01622 843729 Maidstone Office. Wills, lasting power of attorney, information and advice about capacity, support during the administration of an estate, benefit claims or life management we cover it all www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/argo-life-and-legacy-wills-and-probate-listing-1781.aspx

ST MILDREDS CHURCH
St Mildred’s Church building has temporarily closed to the public due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please be assured that prayers are being offered daily for the community here in Tenterden and we hope to reopen very soon. If you wish to speak to a member of the clergy please contact:
Lindsay Hammond: 01580 761591, 07805 840493,
tentvic@gmail.com
Jeanette Kennett: 01580 388352, 07888 998874,
caulkhead7@talktalk.net
Our website features daily prayers and a daily bulletin (The Viral Times). See here for the link to listen via YouTube or
read a printed version of the viral times:
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/st-mildreds-church-tenterden-listing-703.aspx

TENTERDEN OPTICIANS
Open for urgent and essential eye care. Face to Face consultations Mon/Wed/Fri 10am-4pm; consultations by phone/video/email Mon-Fri 9am-4pm & Sat 9am-1pm. If you have lost or damaged your glasses and need an urgent replacement please contact us. Also taking orders for contact lenses, eye drops & other products over the phone. Tel: 01580 765222 https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-opticians-listing-1031.aspx

TENTERDEN POST OFFICE
Tenterden Gateway, Manor Row, Tenterden. Tel: 01580 766137. Opening hours: Monday - Friday 11am-3pm; Sat 11am-2pm (Sunday closed). The Post Office shop is well stocked with stationery items (useful as the kids are at home), and birthday & other cards too. The Post Office Payout Now scheme is a good way for those who are self-isolating to get cash for use with volunteers/shopping etc. The Post Office scheme is being extended and offered to all banks and building. Someone who is self-isolating (or anyone) can ask for a one-time barcode to be sent via text, email or post for a stipulated amount. A trusted friend or volunteer can exchange the voucher for the cash requested. Previously, only a named individual, could collect cash in this way on someone's behalf. Now any trusted neighbour or volunteer can do so. www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-post-office-main-branch-listing-1154.aspx

THE BATHROOM SHOP
Our showroom is closed but we are still working behind the scenes so please contact us if you need to discuss an upcoming order or installation. Tel 01580 763207

CB MOTORS & ATA TYRES
CB Motors workshop, forecourt and ATA tyres open for business. Our vehicle showroom is closed however we are still dealing with sales enquiries over the phone. Our workshop remains open for essential vehicle maintenance, service and MOTs as required. Our petrol forecourt and shop are open for essentials for you (basic groceries, food, milk, some frozen foods, charcoal (BBQ,) cleaning products, toilet rolls, toothpaste, beers, wine, newspapers). Mon-Sat 7am-7pm; Sunday 8am-5pm. Tel: 01580 765011 https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/cb-motors-kent-ltd-listing-998.aspx

ATA TYRES
Tyre Bay open (part of CB Motors). Tel: 01580 761314 book appointment Mon- Fri 8.30am to 5pm
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/ata-tyres-tenterden-listing-1323.aspx

2n6 SWEETS
2n6 Pick ‘n’ Mix every Friday from 2n6 Sweets, 26 Ashford Road, Tenterden. Options include: a selection of sweets from our Pick 'n' Mix range, with some surprises thrown in £5, a selection of Marshmallow Mix £5, pocket money mix bag made up from a selection of 6 sweets from our pocket money range £3.50, USA Mix range filled with tasty USA Candy £6, Vegetarian, Vegan, Sugar Free, Dairy & Gluten Free Options also available on request. Payments will be via our contactless link. All orders can be placed via Instagram, Facebook or email by 2pm Thursday. Contactless collection at the shop on Friday, just ring the bell https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/2n6-sweets-tenterden-sweet-boutique-listing-1710.aspx

BARCLAYS BANK
Open 9am-2pm Monday-Friday (Wednesday 10am-2pm)

HOLE PARK GARDENS, ROLVENDEN
Following the easing of the 8 weeks of lockdown Hole Park Gardens are now fully open for the 2020 season. Please come and enjoy the glorious spring colour of wild flowers, meadows, Camassias, Rhododendron and Azalea. No pre-booking necessary. Regretfully we will not immediately reopen the Coach House Café until visitor numbers make that worthwhile, but we expect to do so very soon for a takeout service, so you can enjoy your refreshments in the glory of the gardens. All visitors must follow HMG’s social distancing guidelines and follow specific instructions issued on arrival. The gardens are open 11am to 6pm
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/hole-park-gardens-rolvenden-listing-1033.aspx

TENTERDEN SORTING OFFICE
Temporary change to opening hours. Mon, Tues & Thurs-Sat 7am-9am (closed Wed & Sun). Postal deliveries Mon-Fri only, parcels delivered Mon-Sat.

NATIONWIDE
Mon-Fri 10am-2pm, Sat/Sun closed. If you have any questions or need any support in accessing your account now or in the immediate future, please contact either the Branch on 0800-554-1361 or by email Tenterden.1361@Nationwide.co.uk
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/nationwide-building-society-tenterden-listing-600.aspx

NATWEST BANK
Only 2 in the bank at any one time, please queue outside, Mon-Fri 10am-1pm

POTATO SHOP
Morghew Park, Smallhythe Road, Tenterden. Open for firewood & logs, potatoes, rapeseed oil, honey, wheat, hay & straw & other products. www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/the-potato-shop-listing-975.aspx

BOOTS
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8.30-5.30pm (closed 2-3pm for lunch); Sunday closed.
Only 5 people in the store at any one time. Some sections of the store closed. Delivery fees for NHS repeat prescriptions waived for over 70s and vulnerable patients (t&c’s). Free delivery when you spend £30 online
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/boots-tenterden-listing-664.aspx

PAYDENS CHEMIST
Open Monday to Friday 8.30-6, Saturday 9-5.30. Download the Paydens App (Paydens by Healthera) & order your Repeat Prescription from home
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/paydens-tenterden-listing-681.aspx

JUDGES BAKERY
Open for the sale of bread and cakes. Queuing system on the pavement outside the shop
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/judges-bakery-tea-shop-tenterden-listing-1445.aspx

TENTERDEN COUNSELLING
Help with couples counselling, depression, stress, loneliness, loss & bereavement, family problems, abuse or other issues
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-counselling-service-listing-657.aspx

HOLLAND & BARRETT
Shop open Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Only 2 people in the shop at any one time. Self-scanning of items
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/holland-and-barrett-tenterden-listing-650.aspx

ST MICHAELS POST OFFICE
St Michaels. The shop including the Post Office is currently open Mon-Fri 5am to 8pm and Sun 6am to 1pm. Also home deliveries, see entry below

SHOP AROUND THE CLOCK
St Michaels. Shop open Mon-Sat 7am-8pm, Sun 8am-7pm. Also home deliveries, see entry below.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/shop-around-the-clock-listing-927.aspx

JOHNSTON BUILDING SUPPLIES
Leigh Green Industrial Estate, Appledore Road. Open for business as normal, Mon-Fri 7.30-5pm. We are taking orders by phone or email to check stock availability first, collection only from outside the shop. Plumbing and heating supplies.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/johnston-building-supplies-limited-listing-1020.aspx

LITTLE PICKLES NURSERY
Open 5 days a week for key workers’ children. Useful for NHS staff if you need childcare https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/little-pickles-nursery-pickhill-tenterden-listing-1314.aspx

RM CYCLES
Customers should wait outside the shop, mostly we will come outside to assist you. Shop rule only one customer inside the shop at a time

HOME DELIVERIES - FOOD & DRINK

NIGHTINGALE FARM SHOP/GIBBET OAK
Appledore Road, Tenterden. The Farm Shop (open 10am-4pm) is stocked with fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat and frozen meals, local beer, wines and our delicious cider. For box orders please call the new Box Order line on 07464 359380 Mon-Thurs between 10am-3pm, leave your name/number & the Farm Shop will ring you back to take your order (only orders above £20 plus £4 for the Box Order) for collection the day after open
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/nightingale-farm-shop-listing-649.aspx

HAPPY VALLEY CHINESE
Grange Road, St Michaels, open 6 nights a week, Wed-Mon 5-10pm (closed Tuesday), collect your order or delivery service within 4 miles of St Michaels £1.30, minimum order, Tel: 01580 762236, download menu https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/happy-valley-chinese-takeaway-listing-900.aspx

STAR KEBAB & PIZZA
Grange Road, St Michaels. Star Kebab serving as usual and delivering all areas. Open Mon-Sat 3pm-11pm; Sun 4pm-10pm. Tel: 01580 764290, order online or by phone.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/star-kebab-and-pizza-tenterden-listing-636.aspx

OLD DAIRY BREWERY
Tenterden. Our Brewery Shop is closed but we are currently offering home delivery if you live less than 15 miles from the brewery, including Ashford and Rye. You can now order bottled beers & polypins for local home delivery via the online shop. If you prefer, you can still phone us to order: 01580 763867. We will do our best to deliver within 2-4 days of your order. Bottled beers available: Spring Top, Red Top, Blue Top, Gold Top, Copper Top, Uber Brew, Snow Top, Aussie Red, Dark Side of the Moo, Mosaic IPA, & polypins on selected beers. Check out the Old Dairy Brewery's new beer 'Frontline' 3.8% Pale Ale, light, refreshing pale ale with a smooth & sweet flavour. Old Dairy is donating 15p from every bottle sold to the NHS. If you're a little further away please order from our online shop www.olddairybrewery.com
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/old-dairy-brewery-shop-tenterden-listing-1208.aspx

POTATO SHOP
Morghew Park, Smallhythe Road, Tenterden. Home delivery of firewood/kindling (trailer load). Also we will try to provide home deliveries of its 7.5kg and 25kg sacks of potatoes. This offer will only apply to elderly and/or vulnerable non-motorists living in Tenterden and nearby villages. www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/the-potato-shop-listing-975.aspx

FARM BUTCHERS
Market Square, Tenterden. Free home delivery Monday to Saturday
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/farm-butchers-tenterden-listing-585.aspx

SHOP AROUND THE CLOCK
Home Deliveries. Orders must be over £10, delivery within 3-mile radius of the shop, Monday to Saturday. Ring 07933 964828 to place your order. Payment before delivery. Please order by 1pm for same day afternoon/evening delivery. NHS and Frontline Staff please contact the shop for anything you need and we will keep it aside for you. Shop open Mon-Sat 7am-8pm, Sun 8am-7pm.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/shop-around-the-clock-listing-927.aspx

HUNTLEYS OF TENTERDEN
Place your order before 10.30 am for next day delivery after 10:30am
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/huntleys-the-butchers-listing-802.aspx

ST MICHAELS POST OFFICE
St Michaels Village. Free home delivery on all orders over £20 to residents that are self-isolating in the St Michaels area. Please contact us on 01580 762418 and we will endeavour to get your order out to you same day subject to the availability of stock. The Post Office is currently open Mon-Fri 5am to 8pm and Sun 6am to 1pm

ROLVENDEN VILLAGE STORES
Orders for delivery can be placed by phone 01580 241314 or text 07521 986719. Delivery same day or next day, priority for over 70s or vulnerable people. Shop open for customers in person Mon-Sat 8am-1pm (only 3 customers at a time inside the shop). Orders can be collected the same afternoon Mon-Sat until 5pm when the shop closes to pickups. Sunday closed. Post Office open Mondays only 9am-1pm (only one person at the Post Office counter at a time). Cash, cards and cheques accepted. For home deliveries BACS payment is the preferred method. If you can’t do BACS you can pay by cash or cheque left out for the delivery person

HOME DELIVERIES – NEWSPAPERS

JACKIES NEWS
Unit 6, Pickhill Business Centre Smallhythe Road, Tenterden. Newspapers delivered to your home 7 days a week or just at the weekend. Tel: 01580 763183, Manage your account online. You already have vouchers for The Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Financial Times? No problem. www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/jackies-news-listing-724.aspx

HOME DELIVERIES - DIY

STANLEY GEORGE DIY
Home delivery service in the local area. To place an order, please telephone 07780 794541 from 9am- 2pm Monday to Friday. Card payment will be taken over the phone (card address must match the delivery address). Minimum order £40 for free delivery. If possible we will deliver your order the same day https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/stanley-george-diy-st-michaels-tenterden-listing-727.aspx

HOME DELIVERIES – PET SUPPLIES

WOOFALOO PETZONE
Shop open: Mon, Wed & Fri 9.30am-1pm & 2-5pm. Phone orders 01580 766384 speak to Hannah, free home deliveries www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/petzone-tenterden-woofaloo-listing-1590.aspx

PURE CONNECTION PETS
104 High Street, Tenterden. Free poo bags to all volunteer dog walkers (pick up from shop). Pet supplies for dogs and cats delivered for free, call 01580 764672 to place an order. Monday TN30, TN26, TN27; Tuesday TN31, TN36; Wednesday TN17, TN18, Thursday no deliveries; Friday TN23, TN24. The shop is open Tuesday-Friday 10am-2pm www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/pure-connection-pets-pet-shop-tenterden-listing-1630.aspx

HOME DELIVERIES – GARDEN

TENTERDEN GARDEN CENTRE
The centre is open Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Home delivery service available for anyone shielding or isolating and for bulk purchases of compost/garden furniture etc. For home deliveries please ring 01233 758510

RIPLEYS GARDEN CENTRE
Ashford Road, Bethersden. Now open, Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm and Sun 10am-4pm. Home delivery service, please call 01233 820526. https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/ripleys-garden-centre-listing-1801.aspx

OTHER TENTERDEN NEWS

TENTERDEN TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Hall is currently closed but all the staff are working remotely from home so normal office hours apply, Tel: 01580 762271. Committee meetings which are open the public are currently operating via Zoom www.tenterdentowncouncil.gov.uk/en/page/coronavirus

RECREATION GROUND TOILETS
Recreation Ground toilets are open from 8am to 7pm seven days per week

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
For Tenterden News subscribe to My Tenterden email newsletters here: https://mytenterden.us19.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=425fa6f9df03fe79f36d9c61b&id=dd83bc9c7b
All Tenterden newsletters available here: www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-newsletters-articlebrowse-105.aspx

IVY COURT SURGERY
Tel: 01580 763666. Most appointments are now mostly phone/video consultations. Surgery: Mon-Fri: 8am and 6pm, Dispensary open 9am-5pm. Urgent Care Clinic (for patients registered at Tenterden, Charing, Woodchurch, Ham Street): Sat: 9am-12noon (and Sun at Ham Street surgery)

TENTERDEN SOCIAL HUB (was the Day Centre)
Meals on Wheels service
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-social-hub-tenterden-day-centre-listing-904.aspx

TENTERDEN GATEWAY
The Gateway is closed. Due to the current situation, it is not possible to book an appointment to register a death in person. Instead, death registrations will be carried out by telephone, see here for the new temporary registration process https://www.kent.gov.uk/births-ceremonies-and-deaths/deaths/register-a-death . Birth registrations are currently on hold until further notice.

WH SMITHS
Temporarily closed

TENTERDEN LIBRARY CLOSED
Tenterden Gateway, Manor Row, Tenterden. Tenterden Library is now closed until further notice. All loan periods have been extended for all customers until the end of June. Digital collections will still be available. These include reference resources as well as free e-books, e-audio books, a vast range of the latest e-magazines and daily e-newspapers.

TENTERDEN COMMUNITY HUB
To contact the Tenterden Community Hub please ring 01580 389941 which is being diverted to volunteers who are working at home. We offer support with personal problems, budgeting problems for families and individuals, and support with financial hardship and distress.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-community-hub-listing-1054.aspx

LLOYDS BANK
The mobile branch in the Glebe Hall car park is not coming to Tenterden at the moment - closed

SANTANDER
Temporarily closed

TENTERDEN SHOE REPAIRS
The shop is closed but please ring 01580 764241 if you need to pick anything up from the shop.

IN THE DOGHOUSE
If you need your dog groomed and cannot get out, we can pick up/ drop off your dog.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/in-the-dog-house-listing-992.aspx

WILSON, WILSON & HANCOCK
Delivery service for all your eyecare needs. If you need your glasses, contact lenses, eye drops or general eye health advice please contact us
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/wilson-wilson-hancock-tenterden-listing-587.aspx

STREET FARM DAIRY
Street Farm, High Halden. Bread, milk, eggs, cream, yogurt, orange juice, apple juice to your door within a 20-mile radius of the farm in High Halden
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/street-farm-dairy-listing-970.aspx

JACK DAVIDSON
Dance Teacher. Online videos and tutorials - ballroom, Latin, street, musical theatre, Latin fitness, contemporary, acting.
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/jack-davidson-dance-teacher-listing-999.aspx

OTHER INFO

BUSES – KCC
To support earlier shopping trips, as an emergency and temporary measure, the majority of bus services across Kent are accepting older or disabled person's bus passes before 9:30am

STAGECOACH
Temporary bus timetables from 30 March 2020 includes Service No. 2 and 2A Tenterden - Ashford
Emergency timetable No.2
www.mytenterden.co.uk/upload/di/ot/9/dilisting-1779-listingdoc1.pdf
Emergency timetable No.2A
www.mytenterden.co.uk/upload/di/ot/9/dilisting-1779-listingdoc2.pdf
Because of roadworks at the Beacon Oak Road/A28 junction the 2A will not be serving these bus stops: Old Post Office & Turners Ave (Note Bus Nos. 2 & 12 are unaffected by the roadworks)

ARRIVA
Temporary bus timetables in place, Service No. 12 Tenterden - Maidstone
www.mytenterden.co.uk/upload/di/ot/0/dilisting-1780-listingdoc1.pdf
Sunday service – reported to be as normal, more info to follow

ASHFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL
Coronavirus: help for the community (Council Tax, Benefits, Housing), Coronavirus advice for businesses , Government help:
SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS: Any businesses eligible for Small Business Rate Relief (SBRR) or Rural Rate Relief (RRR) can apply for a grant of £10,000 for ongoing business costs. Apply online
RETAIL GRANTS: Cash grant for businesses in the retail, leisure, hospitality sectors for up to £25,000. This will apply to businesses with a rateable value over £15,000 but less than £51,000. Apply online
MORE BUSINESS INFORMATION AND ADVICE: Job Retention Scheme (furlough), Statutory Sick Pay, Retail Business Rates Holiday 'Retail Discount', Retail Grants, Small Business Grants, Grants for Social Enterprise, Extra time for tax, VAT Deferral, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, Bank Support, Eviction freeze, Self-Employed Workers, Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/ashford-borough-council-listing-705.aspx

SOCIAL CARE ENQUIRIES
If you have an urgent enquiry or problem related to adults or children social care
URGENT CHILDREN’S SOCIAL CARE
Tel: 03000 411111 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
Tel: 03000 419191 (out of office hours – emergencies only)
URGENT ADULT SOCIAL CARE
Tel: 03000 416161 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
Tel: 03000 419191 (out of office hours – emergencies only)

HOUSEHOLD WASTE TIP
The Household Waste Recycling Centres in Kent have re-opened for essential use only. You will have to book a slot in advance and each household will be limited to one trip in any four-week period to allow as many people as possible to have access to the sites. When visiting you will need to bring proof of your booking (either a booking reference number or a confirmation email), and you must wear gloves (garden, latex, rubber etc) and a mask to limit the risk of infection. Social distancing must be maintained. The closest recycling centre to Tenterden is Cobbs Wood Industrial Estate, Brunswick Road, Ashford TN23 1EL
https://www.kent.gov.uk/waste-planning-and-land/rubbish-and-recycling/visiting-a-hwrc-during-coronavirus

WEALDEN ADVERTISER
The Wealden Advertiser has temporarily suspended all publications but are now back from 26 May, next edition Friday 5 June

WILLIAM HARVEY HOSPITAL
Visiting at William Harvey Hospital is suspended until further notice. Exceptions: one visitor, immediate family member/carer, can visit a patient if, a) patient is receiving end-of-life care b) you are the birthing partner accompanying a woman in labour c) parent/appropriate adult visiting your child. Outpatient appointments: many appointments are now via telephone or video link, do not attend an outpatient appointment unless you are called and asked to do so, no visitors should attend with the patient for outpatient appointments or scans

REFUGE
24 Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline, Tel: 0808 2000 247
For women and children, against domestic violence.

FOOD BANK
Please continue to donate to the Food Bank collection points. Desperately needed: long-life milk, tinned meats, tinned potatoes, coffee, tea and jam, also nappies and baby wipes.

Food donation points:
- Waitrose
- Tesco
- St Mildred’s Church porch

If you cannot donate food, please consider giving money to the Food Bank:
Bank transfer please use the reference “Tenterden”

Direct Bank Transfer
Bank Account Name: Family Food Bank
Bank Account Number: 23659130
Sort Code: 60-19-04

HARDSHIP
Those in significant hardship who require an emergency food parcels, which will keep an individual, couple or family in essential supplies for 3 days (this is normally 5 days but we have had to reduce it), are required to present a voucher at the pick-up point.

VOUCHERS
Food Bank Vouchers can be obtained from:
- Tenterden Vicarage: 01580 761591 / 07805 840493 / 07888 998874, or
- Tenterden Social Hub: 01580 762882
- Ivy Court Surgery (Keeley Harris): 01580 763666

Please telephone first to check availability and for information about collection of Food boxes and personal hygiene products subject to availability.
www.mytenterden.co.uk/directory/tenterden-family-food-bank-listing-1114.aspx

HELPING IN TENTERDEN

DO YOU NEED HELP?
A number of organisations have come together to offer help to elderly and vulnerable people, and those self-isolating in Tenterden through the Covid-19 crisis: St Mildred's Church, Tenterden Town Council, Tenterden Social Hub, Tenterden Community Hub, My Tenterden, Ivy Court Surgery.

Ring the "Helping in Tenterden" team to ask for help Tel: 01580 761060

Monday-Friday 8am-2pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-12noon (answering machine outside of these times). Shopping, collecting prescriptions, urgent jobs, dog walking, check in and chat. The idea is to match volunteers with people in need if they haven’t got family or friends able to help. This is not designed to replace any social care or NHS services

HELP AVAILABLE IN OTHER AREAS

WOODCHURCH COMMUNITY SUPPORT NETWORK
www.woodchurchhub.uk
Help line: 01233 801789, email:
support@woodchurchhub.uk
Wade Nash and Phillipa Nick

ROLVENDEN
Rolvenden Response
www.rolvendenparishcouncil.org.uk/community/rolvenden-parish-council-10423/home
Email: rolvendensresponse@gmail.com
Main contact: ABC Cllr Kate Walder 07389 110611 (& Cllr Denise Curtain, Chairman Rolvenden PC, 01580 241095)
Cllr Graham Tiltman Tel: 01580 241006. Rolvenden Rocket community minibus delivering pre-ordered groceries from My Village Store Rolvenden to residents of Rolvenden & Newenden
Cllr Irene Newman 01580 241813 arranges friendly phone chats if self-isolating alone
Cllr Tess Turner 01580 241837

APPLEDORE
Tel: 07795 220909, Email: apc.ljenkins@gmail.com

WITTERSHAM
Wittersham Working in the Community
Volunteer: Kate 01797 270442 or 07818 006649
Volunteer: Liz 07817 789277 deliveries of medication and help with anything else residents of Wittersham may need
Local shop - home deliveries 01797 270971
Judy Darkins 01797 270227 for Wittersham residents who need to chat or need support they can ring Rev Judy

BETHERSDEN
Bethersden Community Volunteers Tel: 07904 216705
Shopping, prescriptions, delivery of takeaway meals or for a supportive chat

HEADCORN
https://www.facebook.com/groups/743286982743987/

BIDDENDEN
FOOD BANK
Contact: Bobbie, Tel: 07507 566759, Email:
bobbiehewitt@hotmail.com
SHOPPING AND PRESCRIPTIONS
Contact: Tom, Tel: 07494 870911

BIDDENDEN NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH
Contact: Adrian Lidgett (Ashford & District NHW Chairman)
Email, Phone or text Adrian on 01580 291931 or 07971 529090 or
info@ashford- and-district-nhw.org.uk Biddenden Neighbourhood Water is offering help to anyone in need who is self-isolating or unable to access shops for essentials, a friendly voice on the phone or anything else to help

STONE IN OXNEY
Stone-cum-Ebony Parish Council
Tel: 01233 758560
Email:
richardandsusan@btinternet.com
The Parish Council can help residents with shopping, collecting prescriptions, friendly phone calls

BENENDEN/IDEN GREEN
Benenden Action Team. Guy Hagan 07515 275150 guy@rawfellconstruction.co.uk

HIGH HALDEN
www.highhalden.org.uk/community/high-halden-village-16240/coronavirus-support
Contact Pauline Rose, co-ordinator. Tel: 07754 797968, email: willowgreenman@aol.com
Shopping, prescriptions, check in and chat, internet help. There are also 4 other co-ordinators

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