Ditchling Parish Council

Serving the Ditchling Community


Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak Information 

Due to government advice, all Parish Council meetings are cancelled until further notice.  The Parish Office is closed, however the Clerk can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07968 998253 during office hours from Monday to Wednesday.

Due to the order by H M Government the Play Area in Ditchling Recreation Ground is closed with effect from 23rd March 2020 and no equipment safety checks will be carried out whilst the play area is closed.  The Recreation Ground is open for recreational use but please respect social distancing measures that are in place whilst using these facilities. 

BEACON PARISH COVID-19 RESPONSE If you know someone who is self isolating or cannot get out and who would like some support ask them to call and leave a message on 01273 921 668 Please click here for further details or go to www.beacongoodneighbours.org  

Ditchling Post Office - Please note the post office new opening hours are with immediate effect Monday to Sunday 8am to 1pm. 

Any parcels, special delivery items that are too large for the outside post box must be ready for collection by 11.30am. The outside box has a last collection at 5pm Monday to Friday, 12.30pm Saturday, no collection Sunday.


East Sussex County Council - Coronavirus (COVID-19) – help and support https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/community/emergencyplanningandcommunitysafety/coronavirus/

Government Guidelines regarding Coronavirus Advice —  Please see a link to the main government website which remains updated with current and latest advice regarding coronavirus:


The HSE have now created a dedicated Coronavirus page for businesses here:


This should be used in conjunction with the NHS information here:



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