Information you may need
Advice from Havant Borough Council is available here: https://www.havant.gov.uk/coronavirus
National government advice
Advice from the Government is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response
Health advice about the Corona Virus/Covid-19 is available from the NHS here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Latest advice from Dr Will Denby. Download here.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you have symptoms of the Corona Virus. Please use NHS 111.
For your protection and following national guidance, routine appointments and online bookings have been temporarily suspended. All patient calls will be telephone triaged by the GPs or you can contact the surgery via E-consults.
Pharmacies and Chemists
Both Emsworth Chemists remain open. They are also offering home deliveries if you require them:
Lloyd’s Pharmacy: 01243 372112
John Preddy Pharmacy: 01243 372751
St James Church
During this period both churches will be open on the day of you need a quiet space to think or pray.
Although We will not be open for public worship at this time, we will be livestreaming a service at 10am On a from our St James Facebook page. @StJamesChurchEmsworth.
Information about what we are doing can be found on this or the @WarblingtonChurch page or on our website
If we can serve you in any way through this then please be in touch. Our office number is 01243372428 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Life Church
We will be working together with Emsworth Alliance to help the community
We’ve just launched the “love your neighbour campaign” through our New life foundation. Our aim is to support families and vulnerable people within our community by partnering with local food banks, collecting financial donations, non-perishable items and toiletries.
We will also have live church services available at the times below, as well as a live youth meeting from Friday 27 March.
Church Meetings: Sunday’s 9:30 & 11am
Youth Meetings: Friday’s 7:30pm
Kids Meetings: (available soon)
Our services will be available online at https://www.emsbaptist.org.uk/sunday-service
Schools and Childcare
Schools will close from 20th March until further notice. Information about how you can support your child’s learning at home is available from your child’s school.
If you are a key worker, your child may be entitled to stay at school. Please get in touch with your school to find out more. We have been in touch with both local primary schools for any information and hope to be able to share some links to resources on this site soon.
There has been lots of offers of support from childminders and carers locally. Please see our Facebook post (coming very soon) to find details of these. Please note that we are not recommending childminders or carers and you must undertake the necessary checks before hiring someone.
Key worker advice here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision
Emsworth Alliance home essentials pack available here.
Beacon Food Bank in the Meridian Centre in Havant.
Open weekdays 10am – 2pm.
Tel: 07718 424618 between 10am and 12.30pm
Food deliveries and take aways
The following local food outlets are offering home delivery/take away menus:
- The Blue Bell Inn – 01243 373394
- The Delicatessen – 01243 389181
- The Greenhouse café – 01243 370838
Shops delivering independently:
- The Delicatessen: 01243 389181
- M R Starr: 01243 372058
- Tiers: 01243 372447
- PDN Wines: 01243 377883
- Vin Wines: 01243 698838
- Treagust: 01243 372484
Most deliver for free but please check when you order.
Loretta do this but they need money in advance. If a new customer they need the information on what and where, but also a week of newspaper costs and £4 weekly delivery charge up front.
It should then be possible for the customer to make their own arrangements.
Loretta Coffee Bar: 07524 427094