Please note that this job requires time and effort for good rewards. Should any magazines be dumped or not delivered we WILL be able to tell from our tracking app and you will NOT be paid.
At Local Directory we print and distribute over 144,000 magazines each month across 17 towns and villages.
- Amersham – Amersham on the Hill, Hyde Heath, Chesham Bois, Old Amersham, Coleshill, Winchmore Hill & Penn St.
- Beaconsfield – Old & New Beaconsfield, Holtspur, Forty Green, Knotty Green, Seer Green, Jordans, Penn & Tylers Green.
- Berkhamsted – Berkhamsted, Northchurch, Shrublands, Kingshill, Castle Village & Sunnyside
- Bourne End & Wooburns – Bourne End, Well End, The Wooburns, Flackwell Heath & Loudwater.
- Burnham & Villages – Burnham, Lent, Lent Rise, Britwell, Taplow, Taplow Riverside, Fishery and Bray
- Chesham – Chesham, Lye Green, Waterside, Lower Bois, Chartridge, Ashley Green & Ley Hill.
- Denham & Harefield – New Denham, Denham Village, Denham Green, Higher Denham, Willowbank, Bakers Wood, Tatling End, South Harefield, Harefield, Maple Cross & Uxbridge
- Gerrards Cross & Farnhams – Gerrards Cross, Farnham Royal & Common, Fulmer, Stoke Poges, Hedgerley and Wexham.
- Kings Langley – Kings Langley, Apsley, Nash Mills, Bennetts End, Bovingdon, Felden, Flaunden and Chipperfield.
- Iver & Langley – Iver Village, Iver Heath, Thorney, Langley & Richings Park
- Marlow & Cookham – Marlow, Marlow Bottom, Cookham & Cookham Dean.
- Missenden & Hazlemere – Great & Little Missenden, Great & Little Kingshill, Prestwood, Hazlemere & Holmer Green.
- Northwood & Moor Park (launching Autumn 2020) – Northwood, Moor Park, Eastbury & Northwood Hills.
- Rickmansworth & Chorleywood – Rickmansworth, Loudwater, Moneyhill, Carpenters Wood, Chorleywood, Chorleywood Common & Chorleywood Bottom.
- The Chalfonts – Chalfont St. Peter, Chalfont St. Giles, Little Chalfont & Three Households.
- Tring – Tring, Wigginton, Marsworth, Long Marston, Wilstone, Aldbury, Pitstone & Ivinghoe.
- Wendover – Wendover, Weston Turville, Halton, Aston Clinton, Buckland and Stoke Mandeville.
Distributors Information Pack – Terms & Conditions
In order to apply for a delivery round please note the following:
• Comply to these terms and conditions/rules.
• Be able to pick up magazines and leaflets from Amersham once a month.
• You (and any helpers) will need an Android or Apple smart phone.
• For instructions on how to download and use the app see https://localdirectoryltd.co.uk/trackingapp/
• You will need to be registered on our system in order to get your log in details when allocated to a round.
• Reliable, trustworthy and motivated.
• In good health and aged 13 years or above (under 18s supervised by parent/guardian).
• There is no upper age restriction (our oldest distributor is over 70!).
We provide a distribution route map detailing the area to be covered and a trolley or bag (subject to availability). Please note:
• Pick up is usually on the nearest Wednesday/Thursday nearest to the turn of each month.
• You will receive an email in advance each month to confirm your availability.
• You will have a minimum of 4 days (inc a weekend) to complete your delivery round(s). The ultimate success of the
magazine depends on it being delivered to all areas in a timely and correct manner.
• Each issue of the magazine can be between 32 and 88 pages every month.
Covid 19 Safety Information
Please adhere to the following Health and Safety guidelines:
- Wash hands immediately before and after work, keeping them sanitised regularly.
- Wear gloves if you prefer, but they must be disposed of prior to re-entering your home.
- If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitiser gel with at least 60% alcohol content, and rub into your hands for at least 20 seconds to ensure full coverage.
- Do not touch your face when on the delivery round. Use a face mask if you feel necessary.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing, dispose of tissues immediately.
- Maintain the 2-metre distance between you and any other person you meet while out delivering.
There is an increasing number of Ring Doorbells (or similar devices) used for home security at each doorstep. The main area of concern is the touching of your face, especially around the mouth and nose area. Apparently, statics tell us the average person touches their face on average 26 times per hour without knowing it! This is a worry for us all and we ask that you be careful when delivering by not putting a magazine near your face when approaching each residents’ homes and keep your hands sanitised regularly. Please do wear a mask if you find you cannot avoid touching your face regularly.
Please be aware of your actions and/or what you may say at doorstep as these doorbells record both sound and video and can be reviewed by the house owner at any time. This behaviour also includes not lingering/loitering at a doorstep, closing gates and not walking over the resident’s grass/property.
Health & Safety Guidelines For Lifting & Delivering
WHAT IS A GOOD HANDLING TECHNIQUE?
Stop and Think
- Think before doing anything. Should you be doing the task at all? How heavy is the load? Where is it going? Can or should you carry it on your own? If you are going to lift a long vertical distance, e.g. from floor to shoulder, can you rest mid-way through the lift?
- Stand as close as possible to the load, placing the feet slightly apart to give a stable base. The leading leg should be placed as far forward as is comfortable.
Bend the Knees
- A good posture should be adopted by bending the knees and keeping the back straight. Do not however bend the knees too fully or kneel as this will reduce lifting power. The bend should be such that the hands when gripping the load are as near to waist level as possible.
Grip the Load Firmly
- A secure grip is essential, and a hook grip is less tiring than keeping the fingers straight. Where a change of grip is necessary it should be made as smoothly as possible.
- Raising the head, the lift should be as smooth as possible and fully controlled. Lift with the legs, maintaining good momentum, leverage and balance.
Move the Feet
- If a turning movement is necessary, keep the back straight and avoid twisting movements.
Keep the Load Close
- Make the load part of the body by holding it as close as possible for as long as possible. Where a close approach to the load is not practicable try to slide it towards you before attempting to lift. Where this is not possible (e.g. unloading from the boot of a car) stand as close as possible. Bend the knees if possible and if not, brace the body by pressing the knees against a solid object. Bend at the hips keeping the head and back in a straight line. Lift gradually, using legs, buttocks and stomach muscles.
Place the Load with Care
- Put the load down first on the edge of a surface.