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19 May 2020 - Supermarket Delivery Scheme Trial


Two supermarkets are trialling delivery schemes through Lewes Council in partnership with DEFRA - Tesco and Iceland.

The Tesco scheme is already up and running and arrangements for the Iceland scheme are being finalised and will be launched shortly.

The schemes are targeted at meeting the longer term needs of a wide range of vulnerable customers who are unable to benefit from the provision being made for the tier 1 shielded residents. This group includes both individuals and households who are unable to access food because they are self-isolating at home or because they are following enhanced social distancing rules. Those able to benefit from the trial must be able to pay for their orders and be comfortable using online shopping.

Access to each of the schemes is operated via direct referral from the Community Hub only so any customers who feel that they fit the criteria should contact the Council by ringing 01273 099956. The Community Hub team will check their eligibility and make the referral as appropriate.



19 May 2020 - Works on the C7


Carriageway patching works will take place on the C7 Lewes Road, Piddinghoe. Work will start on Monday 1st June 2020 and until Saturday 27th June 2020.


The C7 will be closed to through traffic between 8pm & 5am each night. Traffic will be diverted via A259, A26, A27, Brighton Road, Winterbourne Hollow, Bell Lane and vice versa.


Please see their website for more information about these upcoming works:

They will be returning later in the year to carry out surface dressing works and will update signs on site with a date nearer the time.


07 May 2020 - Changes to Bus Services


The 123 bus service to Kingston has been suspended due to the change in current circumstances. Further details can be found here


07 May 2020 - Coronovirus - Latest Information


Local councils have been advised that people should follow the Government guidelines:


The Government's main source of advice on Coronavirus includes information on social distancing alongside a wide range of other information and can be found here


Additional information can be found via the Public Health England FAQs that will be updated.


07 May 2020 - Kingston CV19 Volunteers


A group of volunteers has been set up to work on a street basis to help residents isolating at home. For more information and to find out your own street contact click here


07 May 2020 - Lewes District Council COVID-19 Town and Parish Council Briefing


Latest version here


07 May 2020 - Planning Update


Here is Kingston Parish Council's latest planning update of applications currently under consideration.


Details of all planning applications can be found on the planning area of this website


20 April 2020 - South Downs National Park Authority - Connecting communities with local support


A detailed map has been created for people to find food, drink and other support services close to where they live.





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07 April 2020 - ESCC & Lewes Distrcit Council Community Hubs leaflet


Please print and share this leaflet with those people who may not be online and who are for some reason in need of community help.


19 March 2020 - Kingston Housing Needs Survey


The Kingston Housing Needs Survey has now been completed and a copy of the report can be found here