Whyteleafe Village Council and District Councillors Jeffrey Gray and David Lee have compiled a handy list of places and people that can offer help, or opportunities for volunteers, during this challenging time. Please keep and share this information.

Firstly, if possible, keep a check on your immediate neighbours as they may require assistance because they are ‘shielded’, vulnerable, self-isolating and/or key workers.

Local help and volunteering opportunities are being coordinated via Tandridge Voluntary Action www.tva.org.uk / 01883 722593 / email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and The Westway Centre Hub, Caterham on 01883 347230 and www.thewestway.org.

In addition, there is the comprehensive Surrey County Council website www.surreycc.gov.uk/coronavirus which covers subjects ranging from foodbanks, self-isolation and registration as a vulnerable person. The Community Helpline telephone number is 0300 200 1008.

If you need updates on Tandridge District Council services, paying council tax and rent, recycling and bin collections and where to find a pharmacy, go to www.tandridge.gov.uk/coronavirus If you are not on-line, call 01883 722000.

The Caterham and Warlingham Citizens Advice Bureau which also serves Whyteleafe provides advice on money and debt management – contact them by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 03444 111 444.

For those seeking to make a new claim for Universal Credit call 0800 1448444.

For those suffering or feeling at risk of domestic abuse, help and advice is available from the East Surrey Domestic Abuse Services on 01737 771350 www.esdas.org.uk

To find out how to protect against scams google “be scam aware citizens advice” or telephone the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 1133.

For the latest information about the actions of government to combat the outbreak and to protect the citizens of the UK visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus. This also includes information from Public Health England.

To obtain accurate NHS advice and information about Covid-19 visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19

We’ll all be safer if we all look out for each other and pull together