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SUPPORT - for you, your family, a relative, friend, neighbour or anyone that you know
Information on Services including: Police/Fire/Gas & Electricity/Water/Broadband & Mobiles/Banks/Post Offices and Sorting Offices/Churches
Things change fast, so if you see anything below that doesn't look correct to you, please let us know: info@norwoodforum.org


The Metropolitan Police post regular advice and information updates: www.met.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/c19/coronavirus-covid-19/
This includes stay at home measures, advice to the vulnerable, and how to avoid being a victim of fraud or scams.
Report a suspected breach of Covid-19 rules to Lambeth: www.lambeth.gov.uk/forms/report-a-breach-of-coronavirus-covid-19-safety-...
Report a suspected breach of Covid-19 rules to the Met Police: www.met.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/c19/tell-us-about-possible-breach-co...


With the increased risks resulting from millions of people now working from home, the London Fire Brigade has published top fire safety tips and other advice on fire prevention. The most common causes of domestic fires are cooking, smoking, electrical items and heating sources. #StayHomeStaySafe  

Gas & Electricity
Comprehensive advice on any issues with your energy supply has been published by ofgem here. What to do if you need to sort out your pre-payment top up, suffer a power cut or gas leak, or are due to have a meter fitted – its all here.

Advice and answers to questions you may have on your water supply and wastewater management during the pandemic have been published by ofwat here. Thames Water have a statement here; read that page first before the individual advice pages on leaks, pressure problems etc.

Broadband & Mobile Networks

Seven tips on managing your usage to ensure everyone can remain online at a time of increased demand, have been published by ofcom here.


Stay aware of possible impacts on your finances and read financial advice published by the FCA here.

Post Offices and Sorting/Delivery Offices

Find your nearest Royal Mail Services here www.royalmail.com/services-near-you#/
You can buy and print at home postage stamps here: www.royalmail.com/downloadapp

The following local Post Offices are open, but opening times do change and sometimes at short notice. 
12 Knights Hill SE27 0HX
1-39 Norwood Road, SE24 9AA
192 Tulse Hill, London, SW2 3BU
21 Leigham Vale, London SW16 2JH
15 Crown Point, London SE19 3NG
51-53 Westow Street, London SE19 3RW

Priority Postboxes for use when posting completed home test kits. 
If you need help locating a priority postbox you can telephone 0345 266 8038 Monday to Friday 8am-6pm.  
Find your local Priority Postbox here
The last collection is generally: Monday - Friday 5:30pm, Saturday 12noon

Local sorting and delivery offices available to collect missed items, drop-off prepaid items and returns:
Opening times (as at 06.11.20): Monday 7-9am, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8-10am, Saturday: 8-12noon.
4 Windsor Grove SE27 9LS
76 Alleyn Park SE21 8SG
20 Westow Street SE19 3RS
Check information here.


Christ Church Gipsy Hill is closed during the lockdown, but all are welcome to join us online for our main service broadcast over Facebook at 9.30am on Sundays, and to Morning Prayer at 9.30am on Tuesdays and 8.30am on Thursdays. Find us here https://www.facebook.com/christchurchgipsyhill

If you would like someone to call you to pray or just a chat about how you are doing, call 020 8761 5927 and one of the pastoral team will give you a call back.

More information on other churches to follow.