Coronavirus Outbreak

Published: 20 January 2021

The Parish Council have returned to face to face meetings; and members of the public are welcome to attend.  Please see the Committees and Meetings section on this website or contact the Clerk for further information. 

Vaccination information

For the latest information please see the Sussex Health and Care webpage about vaccinations and scroll down to Mid Sussex District for information covering the Ditchling,Hassocks and Hurstpierpoint practices.

Recreation ground and playground

The recreation play area is fully open. 

Please pick up after your dog as we are experiencing a lot more users of the facilities.  A dog poo bin is situated in the car park and to the north of the children's playground with a dog poo bag dispenser. Thank you for your co-operation.

Beacon parish covid-19 response

If you know someone who is self-isolating or cannot get out and who would like some support they can call this volunteer group on 01273 921668.

Other COVID support 

East Sussex County Council community hubs are a contact point that residents of East Sussex can turn to if they:


  • feel they need extra help in coping with the effects of coronavirus
  • know someone else who needs help.


East Sussex County Council – Coronavirus (Covid-19) – help and support 

Government guidelines/coronavirus advice:

Advice and help for businesses:

NHS information: