These are difficult times but the community is stepping up. On this page we list organisations and individuals who may be able to help. We will update this regularly so check back as new or different government advice/regulations may affect what can be offered.
Please also see these links:
Volunteer army gets ready: https://www.ryenews.org.uk/living/volunteer-army-gets-ready
Local offers (Rye Mutual Aid): https://www.ryemutualaid.org/local-offers
The Globe Inn
The Globe, on Military Road is offering its neighbours help. There is no direct road access into Military Road now, so diversions have to be followed. The staff will be there 10.00am until 12 noon and people are welcome to request services such as:
- a chat
The Globe is at 10 Military Road and can be reached on 01797 225220, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hope Anchor Hotel
The hotel and restaurant are closed, but reception is open to take orders for take away meals. Visit the website or telephone as below
The Hope Anchor is at the top of Trader’s Passage in Watchbell Street
01797 222216 website: www.thehopeanchor.co.uk
The Queen’s Head
The Queen’s Head at 19, Landgate is offering a delivery service of hot meals daily for £6.00
For information of the meal on offer each day, ring 01797 226929
Donations to the Rye Food Bank have dropped, and there is urgent need. Jempson’s, our local supermarket is taking action to help.
The Jempson Foundation is accepting monetary donations on the behalf of Rye Food Bank with the undertaking to collate and deliver to them essential groceries at cost price.
Donations are gratefully received at their website – https://www.jempson-foundation.org/rye-food-bank/
Local building company Tolletts is planning to carry on working as long as it is safe to do so.
It has also said that will happy to support customers who are in the high risk category free of charge should they have any concerns or an emergency or even if they just need some reassurance.
- 01797 222622
- 07515 775199
P&P Waste Movers
A family run waste collection business based in Rye and still able to provide collection services while working within new procedures. These procedures are detailed on their website www.wastemovers.co.uk.
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: 01797 224455
Sarah Saunders is a self-employed professional chef whose business has been badly affected by the coronavirus. If there are private households who would like meals home delivered, she can send you menu options.
Also if care homes or similar organisations need a relief chef, Sarah may be able to help there.
Paws and Claws (01797 229335) at 5A Market Street and the Pette Shoppe (01797 222401) at 111a the High street are both offering deliveries
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