Swanage Community Coronavirus Information



Dorset Council's helpline - If you don’t have family, friends or a support network that can help you get the things you need, you can call 01305 221022, 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week, to get specific help and advice. Alternatively, you can email: communityresponse@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

NHS 111

Swanage Health Centre 01929 422231 (Mon-Fri 8.30am-1pm & 2pm-6.30pm) Out of hours Tel: 111


For further information please visit:


Latest newsletter from Swanage Medical Practice

NHS Volunteer Service



Swanage Area Forum Newsletter                                                                       

Welcome to the Swanage Area Forum and Swanage & Purbeck Development Trust’s Coronavirus Special Newsletter. The newsletter provides a depth of informative detail as to how our community is coping, or plans to cope, with the Coronavirus crisis. 

Issue 1 (April 2020)

Issue 2 (May 2020)

Issue 3 (June 2020)

Issue 4 (July 2020)

Issue 5 (September 2020)

Issue 6 (October 2020)

Swanage Community Coronavirus Response (SCCR) Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/swanageccr/

Registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeu-oEMDHsgqQf_ODuWtzIMsLUjAbINpeYgMvAhxpt6iVXtIg/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3K5deBN-Rito2oHqWT3hq45AEaj_ZLZbZ9R45mcLimsRmt2nci4IK4SrM

N.B. Please note that the Town Council is not the data processor in respect of this information. It will be stored and processed by SCCR and the group’s privacy notice can be viewed here:

Swanage Food Bank: Tel: 07759 230313

Link Visiting Swanage: http://www.sandpdt.org.uk/link-visiting-swanage/

Tel: 07495 534171  Email: swanage@linkinglives.uk

Information on shops and pharmacies in Swanage: https://www.swanage.gov.uk/Openingtimes.aspx

Swanage Indies deliveries Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SwanageIndiesDeliveryService/

A new delivery service working in conjunction with the shops listed below, providing free deliveries in Swanage. Please contact the shops direct, pay for your order, and Indies will deliver Monday to Friday. Order by noon the day before you want your delivery.

Chococo – chocolates and sweet treats - Tel: 01929 408288

Haymans Bakery – bread, cakes, pastries, sandwiches - Tel: 01929 422594

JJ Moore’s Butchers – meat, frozen ready meals, fresh fruit and veg - Tel: 01929 424891

Purbeck Deli – Tel: 01929 422344

Swanage Bay Fish – wet fish - Tel: 01929 422288

Swanage Dairy – milk, eggs, bread - Tel: 01929 427999

Veg box providers:

Bridgets Fruit & Veg - https://bridgetsfruitandveg.co.uk/

Crab Apple Catering - http://www.crabapplecatering.co.uk/contact-us

Gourmet Goats - www.facebook.com/gourmetgoatsdorset/  Order by 8pm for next day delivery (Monday to Saturday).

Norden Farm Shop - https://nordenfarmshop.com/   Tel: 01929 480098



HMRC  www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-if-your-business-is-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19

HMRC are delivering a programme of webinars to support employers, employees and the self-employed through this period of disruption.

You can watch the first recorded webinar and register for future webinars by clicking the HMRC link.

NHS  www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

GOV.UK  www.gov.uk/coronavirus  Staying at home and away from others (social distancing)

Age UK  www.ageuk.org.uk/northsouthwestdorset/ 

Tel: 01305 269444   Email: enquiries@ageuknswd.org.uk  



Dorset Council is not operating the following: full details to follow

The following continue to be available: full details to follow

General enquiries about their services should be addressed to Tel: 01305 221000

  • Council Tax, Employment and Financial Support
  • Businesses and Employers

For further information and latest updates please visit: https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/emergencies-severe-weather/emergencies/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-advice.aspx


DORSET POLICE counter services, and for contact details, please visit:






DORSET REGISTRATION SERVICES (births, deaths and marriages) please visit:


Telephone No: 01305 225153 or email: registrars@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk







PURBECK CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU SERVICES please visit: http://www.purbeckadvice.org.uk/

Tel: 01929 551913 leaving your name and number and an adviser will call you back.

Email: adviser@purbeck.cabnet.org.uk



Swanage Town Council has CLOSED the following:

Public Conveniences at The Spa and Burlington Chine (NOTE: Burlington Chine awaiting repair).

The following are OPEN:

Children's play areas in King George's Playing Fields, the Recreation Ground, and Day's Park, including the gym equipment situated in Day's Park.

Day's Park, The Downs and King George's Playing Field - for the purpose of daily exercise and dog walking activities only.

Skate Park situated in King George’s Playing Field.

Public Conveniences at Battlegate, Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre, Shore Road, Mermond Place, Main Beach Car Park (Victoria Avenue), Peveril Point, Beach Gardens and North Beach Car Park (De Moulham Road).

Car Parks at Broad Road, Main Beach and North Beach are open and charges apply.

Prospect Allotments - the allotment gardens will remain open provided social distancing guidelines are followed: Swanage Town Council allotment advice - 24th March 2020 

N.B. Further info can be found on the individual web pages within the Town Council's website: www.swanage.gov.uk