CORONAVIRUS response local groups and communities

Here’s a list of groups we are aware of that are set up to support others during the coronavirus pandemic.  Most are offering volunteers to act as good neighbours – help with shopping, prescriptions, dog walking, telephone befriending. We will add new groups as they come through.


Bexhill Emergency Action Team

Within BEAT there are individual Ward Teams

Old Town/Worsham



St Marks/Little Common

St Stephens




ASHBURNHAM & PENSHURST   The Parish Council 

BATTLE                     Battle Beats Coronavirus

BECKLEY                  Better Beckley/Beckley Parish Council   also   Rye Mutual Aid

BODIAM                   Bodiam Community Support

BREDE/BROAD OAK   Rye Mutual Aid

BRIGHTLING         Brightling Parish Council

BURWASH               Burwash Parish Council    organises Burwash Community Support group

CAMBER                   Rye Mutual Aid

CATSFIELD             Battle Beats Coronavirus

CROWHURST         Crowhurst Support Group     or telephone 07395932355

DALLINGTON            Dallington Parish Council

ETCHINGHAM        Etchingham and Burwash Community in Action     or telephone 07703 962998

FAIRLIGHT              Fairlight Parish Council

FLIMWELL               Ticehurst Community Friends Tel: 01580 849280

GUESTLING             Guestling Parish Council     Tel: 07730015684

HURST GREEN       Hurst Green Covid-19 Support Group

ICKLESHAM             Rye Mutual Aid

IDEN                           ICE

MOUNTFIELD        Mountfield Parish Council

NINFIELD                Battle Beats Coronavirus

NORTHIAM             Northiam Together        coordinated by Northiam Helping Hands tel:07522473173

PEASMARSH           Rye Mutual Aid working with Peasmarsh Parish Council

PETT & PETT LEVEL  Rye Mutual Aid

PLAYDEN                  Rye Mutual Aid

ROBERTSBRIDGE & SALEHURST  Helping Hands and Parish Council in partnership

RYE                              Rye Mutual Aid  – community response                                                                                                                                             REACT –  Rye Emergency Action Community Team

RYE FOREIGN        Rye Mutual Aid      Rye Foreign Parish Council

SEDLESCOMBE      Sedlescombe Parish Council

STAPLECROSS, CRIPPS CORNER and EWHURST                                                                                                                          Staplecross, Cripps Corner and Ewhurst Volunteers

STONEGATE            Carillon Cottage  01892 785658  (Stonegate or Wadhurst)

THREE OAKS           Guestling Parish Council     Tel: 07730015684

TICEHURST              Ticehurst Community Friends

telephone  01580 849280 (Ticehurst, Three Leg Cross, Wallcrouch, Flimwell)

UDIMORE                  Rye Mutual Aid

WESTFIELD              to volunteer contact Westfield Parish Council                                                                                                                                    for help ring Westfield Community Support 0800 2461506

WINCHELSEA          Rye Mutual Aid