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Rother District Council have advised information on how they are dealing with all their services is available on their website- virus or on Rother District Council Facebook and Twitter. They can also help with any support you need,

telephone 01424 787000 option 4 or go to their website -

the Battle Council website also has information for help and which local shops are delivering but for some they have a two mile restriction for delivery.  Contact Battle Town Council on 01424 772210  Monday to Friday 9.00a.m. -2.00p.m afternoons and

Weekends 07309  732536   Email [email protected]

Battle Area Assistance No 01424 774838

The parish council are asking all neighbours to help where they can, and if further advice is need the council can be contacted on

07923 408569 between 9.00 a.m to 5.00p.m

News regarding the parish is published Friday weekly in the Battle Observer under Whatlington Village Voice. 

Our Village Voice correspondent is Mrs Jean Scott.  News for her column can be sent by email - [email protected] or telephone contact 01424 870302

The council have been advised of the following :- The free telephone number 105 is the new telephone number to use for power cuts, this is available to electricity customers in England, Scotland and Wales, will enable people to report or get information about power cuts as well as report damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put themselves, or someone else, in danger. 105 is funded and delivered by the electricity network operators, and is a first for the UK’s energy industry. As well as calling 105, people can find more information on the website:

You can find more information on the Energy Networks Association’s website: Or if you would like posters or leaflets then please contact [email protected].  

UK Power Networks still runs a Priority Services Register for your constituents who may be more vulnerable in a power cut e.g. older people, those dependent on medical equipment, parents of young children etc. To join, they can call 0800 169 9970, email [email protected] or apply online at

The Parish Defibrillator is sited on the Whatlington Road side wall of the Royal Oak Inn and is accessible 24 hours, as and when needed.   When opened the Defibrillator give full easy operating instruction. 

The Whatlington Neighbourhood Watch Scheme is now up and running if parishioners have not yet joined the scheme and wish to do so they should contact Simon White on 01424 870027 with their details.