Businesses and community groups who can help during coronavirus crisis

Business and community groups across Richmondshire are preparing to come to the aid of those who have to self-isolate due the coronavirus crisis.

A number of shops have offered to deliver groceries to those in need during the epidemic.

Community groups are also being formed to ensure the vulnerable have someone to turn to.

Other organisations such as GP surgeries are also putting measures in place to ensure they are prepared for an escalation of the crisis.

Richmondshire Today is compiling a list of all businesses and groups who are offering help.

To add your business, organisation or community group to the list, send us the details by email here or via Facebook here.

The below list is arranged alphabetically by town or village.

Bainbridge

Corn Mill Tearoom are offering take-away food and are encouraging customers to phone their orders through so they can give them a collection time to reduce their time in public places. If residents are isolating they can also offer a home delivery service. Call 01969 650769.

Brompton-on-Swale

The village shop is offering a delivery service within the village to elderly residents who are self-isolating. Call 01748 811408 for details.

Catterick Garrison

A community group has been formed with residents offering help to anyone in need due to the virus. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/516524759047581/ for details.

Colburn

King’s Church, Colburn says it is ready to help the local community with things like shopping and making contact with vulnerable members of the community. Call 07495 557718 or visit www.kingsrichmond.org

Gunnerside

The King’s Head is providing a delivery service of essentials such as food and toilet roll to its local community. Call 01748 886680 for details.

Hawes and Upper Dales

A Good Life Project – Upper Dales Covid-19 Support Group is offering help to the vulnerable. Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/2618934975043524/ for details.

Simonstone Hall is offering a free delivery service of its meals, with plans to also offer groceries, fresh milk, eggs and cleaning products, newspapers and prescriptions. Call 01969 667255 for details.

Hudswell

An action group has been formed to help residents through the George & Dragon community pub and the Little Shop. Details to follow. Leaflets will be delivered to residents.

Leyburn

Campbells of Leyburn has increased its grocery delivery service to include a 10-mile radius of the town. For more details visit https://www.campbellsofleyburn.co.uk/news/, call 01969 622169 or 01969 624391 or email richard@campbellsofleyburn.co.uk.

Salon Beautique is offering a mobile service to anyone unable to attend the salon because they have to self-isolate but are not showing any symptoms. Call 01969 623029 for details.

Wensleydale Garden Centre will do their best to provide a local home delivery service for the over 70s and others who need to self-isolate. Please call 01969 625397 or email wensleydalegardencentre2015@gmail.com with your requirements.

Melsonby

A community group is being formed to help vulnerable residents. More details to follow.

Middleham

The Richard III Hotel will deliver home cooked meals to the elderly who are self-isolating in the Middleham area. Call 01969 623240.

Ravensworth

Ravensworth Nurseries are providing a plant delivery service. Just call the nursery on 01325 718370 ore message them via Facebook to place your order. Orders under £20 maybe subject to a small delivery charge

Richmond

Neeps and Tatties Greengrocers runs a delivery service twice-weekly and is offering the service to anyone self-isolating. For more details call 01748 825397.

thecitysecret, a local IT company, can offer businesses advice and support to enable their staff to work remotely and help business continue as normally as possible. Contact the tech team to talk through the options. Tel 01748 822160, contact@thecitysecret.com

The Raw Store in Richmond says it will deliver food to pet owners who are genuinely self-isolating and the over-70s. Call 01748 850229 or email info@therawstore.co.uk

Granny’s Kitchen in Richmond is offering to deliver items from its menu as well as eggs, jams and chutneys that it stocks. The shop says it will also pick up other things for customers from local shops and drop them at the same time. Call 01748 850200 or visit www.facebook.com/grannyskitchenrichmond

Sip Coffee is offering to deliver meals to those in need ready for freezing or to eat fresh. It has lasagne, cottage pie, corn beef hash and chilli. Call 01748 850467 for details.

Arthur Caygill Cycles are offering free collection and delivery of any cycle repairs within 15 miles of Richmond. Their van will also pick up items from other local shops and deliver them to customers too. Call 01748 825469 for details.

Skeeby

Anna Bunch, a virtual assistant who runs Owl Business Solutions, is offering to help Richmondshire residents set up Skype or email facilities so that they can keep in contact with friends and family. Call o7813 977906 or visit www.owlbusinesssolutions.co.uk