Support a Local Business
Under each tab below are our local businesses, those run by our friends, our families and our neighbours. Information on supporting these businesses is beside each. This might be leaving an online review, ordering online or sharing a referral. Each business has different needs and different ways you can help.
Farms and Farm shops; Bakers; Cake makers; Cooking lessons; Cafes; Caterers; Vineyards; Pubs; Pizzas.
Village shops; Gifts, Art, Craft and Modelling Supplies; Art Gallery; Cards; Jewellers; Pet Supplies
Windows; Carpentry; Metal Fabrication; Garage Doors; Locksmiths; Flooring; Builders; Lighting; Electricians; Mobility; Guttering; Wifi; Hair, Beauty & Nails
Legal and Financial; Business Admin, Management and Training; HR; Marketing; Print; Websites; IT; Office supplies; Estate Agents: Mortgages; Holidays; Photography; Flowers; First Aid Training; Coworking; Care Homes
Chestnut Tree House; Children's Respite Trust;
CWCF; Computers for Charities;
Hailsham Foodbank; St Wilfrid's Hospice
Holiday accommodation; Cards and Crafts; DJ and Event MCs; Personal Trainers; Clothing; Dog Groomers; Baby Classes; Celebrants; Funerals; Choirs
Local organic flower and vegetable farm
Local organic flower and vegetable farm based in Arlington. We grow using no dig methods and a range of cut and edible flowers, heritage fruit and vegetables, and culinary herbs.
Business hours: Contact us
Cakes and cake decorating
Bake Temptations is a home based cake business with a 5 star rating. Celebration cakes, Cupcakes, Cookies. Gluten Free options may be available. Based in Boreham Lane, Boreham Street, East Sussex. Bake Temptations also supply GEO’s coffee shop in Herstmonceux.
Business hours: 9am to 5pm
Bluebell Farmhouse Kitchen
Farm and kitchen
We are a small family business based on our farm in Arlington. We have a kitchen from which we were running cooking lessons and pop up lunches/dinners but now this has temporary stopped due to Covid 19. However we are busy planning our re-opening when we can, starting with lunches/afternoon tea and a woodland walk.
Also, we are writing lots of seasonal recipes which we will be able to share with you very shortly. On the farming side of the business we are still selling our free range, grass fed and additive free meat direct from our farm and also at the local virtual food market every Friday which all details on our meat is on the market website.
Of course, if you would like anymore information then please do phone us. Look forward to seeing you all soon, stay safe and well.
Business hours: 9.00am until 5pm Monday to Saturday, no lunchtime closing
Cakes by Clo
I set up Cakes by Clo in February as I wanted to take my love for baking to the next level and share it with others. I enjoy experimenting with new ideas and love all things pretty 🌺
I offer homemade custom cakes and treats for all occasions, everything is freshly baked from my home kitchen in Hailsham and I hold a five star food hygiene rating
Business hours: Contact me
Chiddingly Village Shop and Cafe
Shop and café
Chiddingly Shop and cafe is run by volunteers. As well as being able to buy fresh bread, milk, eggs, meat and essentials here, we also serve delicious Red Roaster take away coffees and other take away drinks and food. Our opening hours are reduced at the moment but we hope to gradually extend these opening hours.
Business hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 1pm, Sat 9am to 12.30pm
Elizabeth Caton Food and Wine
Juices and mixers
Folkington's is one of East Sussex's best known drinks brands, making high quality fruit juices, soft drinks, tonic waters and other mixers. We are an independent, family-run business and our aim is to give our customers an experience they will love. We’re passionate about sourcing specific fruit varieties and botanicals from the same farmers and the same regions each year. Everything we make is backed up by our uncompromising respect for quality, with provenance and sustainability at our core. By selecting interesting varieties, our drinks have a unique and distinctive character and taste.
Business hours: 9am to 5pm
Hidden Spring Vineyard
King's Head Cacklebury
Pub and Online shop
We are open!
Our revised opening hours are:
Monday to Friday: 4.30 - 11pm
Saturday: 12 - 11pm
Sunday: 12 - 10pm
Please visit our website for important information.
Our online Pub Shop will remain open and run alongside the pub. We will continue to supply a range of fresh and grocery items and you will still be able to order our home-made range. Click HERE to visit our online shop
Order online, pay by card, we will call you when your order is ready to collect.
Simple and safe with minimal contact.
Our collection days are Tuesdays & Fridays. Please submit your order by *3pm* on the day before a collection day.
If you can't find an item online, send us a message via our website's contact form and we will let you know whether we are able to supply it.
The Village Shop Upper Dicker Ltd
Shop and café
We offer takeaway food & drinks in addition to all the produce you could expect from a lively little village shop. We particularly love supporting local growers & suppliers, so anyone wanting to shop-local is appreciated. We sell local cider, honey, jam, bread, eggs, fruit juice, sausages, gin, ales, etc. And likewise if you're a local supplier -please be in touch. We are working to improve our takeaway options too -especially for picnic-type meals. We make our own; scotch eggs, quiche, pasties, cream teas, sandwiches, cakes slices, etc. So swing by or give us a call if that's what you fancy.
Business hours: Weekdays: 8.00-17.00 Saturday: 9.00-15.00
The Wealden Kitchen
We are a catering business, supplying delivered teas and grazing boxes currently and have done throughout lockdown. Deliveries are socially distanced and can be individually packed. When the Covid situation permits we can offer the full range of catering including dinner parties in peoples own homes and buffet options.
Business hours: 7 days a week, 7-10pm (where appropriate)
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