Restaurants and local suppliers are showing true Yorkshire grit in the face of COVID-19. Implementing takeaway and delivery services to aid anyone observing social distancing or in isolation.
Over the coming weeks I will try and update this as much as I can. Please DM me on Facebook with any new business initiatives you see so I can add to the list below.
Harrogate Pharmacy offer a free same day or next day delivery service across the whole of Harrogate, Knaresborough and surrounding villages. They also deliver to Ripon, Wetherby, Harewood and offer the stop smoking service also available for free delivery. Please call 01423 505404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
H C Townsend & Son
Available 24 hours, seven days a week to help and offer advice and guidance. David Townsend, Funeral Director, has nearly 40 years experience in this family owned and run business. Please call them on: 01423 871110. Or email email@example.com
W. Bowers Funeral Directors
W. Bowers is a local independent Funeral Directors, serving the community in the Harrogate area for over 60 years.
“At this time we understand that bereavement, and saying goodbye can be harder than ever. While following the current government guidelines, we will ensure that your loved one will be treated with the utmost respect and dignity during this time, and in planning the funeral, you will receive the high level of care, support and service that W. Bowers is renowned for.”
Please call them on 01423 770258.
Yorkshire Vehicle Buyers, are hoping to continue to buy cars/vans throughout Harrogate District which they can do completely contactless. However, with vehicles out and about all over Harrogate district they are happy to offer help to anyone needing supplies, shopping, medicine etc.
Also to ease future possible problems for people who have had to self isolate and may find if their vehicles haven’t been in use the battery goes flat. Rachel and her team will gladly go round and restart people’s cars for FREE.
Harrogate Food Bank
There may be a time where you might not be able to afford to live or feed yourself. There’s help out there. The Harrogate Food Bank is on hand to help you during these tough times.
MyLifePool has nappies of various sizes and others are donated their surplus which are available to anyone who needs them. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org who can help with what you need.
Harrogate Food & Drink Co.
Amazing food boxes including, fresh fruit and veg, meat, eggs, pasta, bacon, sausage, cheese & BEER. They are in talks with an artisan bread maker, local cheese supplier and a WINE merchant so watch this space.
McQueens Dairies deliver milk, juice and eggs to your doorstep during the night just like the old days.
The Cheeseboard on Commercial Street in Harrogate are offering free deliveries in the local area. Please call on 01423 508837
The lovely local independent Chapter Organics is donating £2.00 from every wellbeing box to age uk for the foreseeable plus including a packet of wild seeds to encourage people to get outside and connect with nature! Charlotte is also doing local deliveries for free in 3 mile radius of Boston spa too!
Husk Beer Emporium
As a new business in Harrogate Holly at Husk Beer Emporium on Kings Road is understandably worried. They are currently open for business as usual for everyone’s beer needs, and are looking into a delivery service for those isolating / in need of a beer delivery! Please call them on 07470512781 or DM them on instagram.
Free collection and delivery with no contact necessary. PayPal banks transfer or cash or cheque, leave in a suitable safe place for collection. Call them on: 01423 520930.
Nigel & Karl at Caseco Electrical intends is staying open as long as possible. They are happy to give advice about appliance repairs and household electrical issues and now offer a free delivery and collection service in Harrogate, Knaresborough and villages for anyone it may help. Call them on 01423 888925.
Newton Electrical Contractors
Newton Electrical Contractors are still available for essential emergency repairs, including loss of power and electrical faults which poses a risk to health/ life. Please call them on 01423566669.
Oliver’s fish shop
My favorite fish & chip shop on Cold Bath Road is still providing a take away service and a free delivery service to our customers including a gluten free option on Mondays and Wednesday.
Mon – Thurs 5pm – 9pm
Fri – Sat 3pm – 9pm
Sun 4pm – 8.30pm
Please feel free to telephone in advance to place your order for a speedy collection – 01423 567441
Harrogate Fisheries on Skipton Road are offering non contact fish and chip deliveries to the elderly in the Bilton area on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays FREE OF CHARGE. They will also collect and deliver any essential household items that may be needed. Orders can be placed over the phone by calling the shop on 01423 566092 and a safe contact free place will be arranged for delivery and payment. Orders will be in a sealed bag. The shop is open 11.30am to 1.45pm and 4.30pm to 8pm.
All six Bettys cafes across Yorkshire are now closed but you can still visit the shops and order online. Bettys offer sweet treats, cakes and hampers to help brighten someone day.
Vivido Bar and Restaurant in the town centre is starting a new delivery menu tomorrow, providing meals, either prepared for you to cook at home or can be frozen. They will also deliver its normal takeaway service themselves or you can order on deliveroo as usual. Delivery will be free if booked direct (T: 01423 566453).
Mama Doreen’s Emporium
Mama Doreen’s is offering order on deliveroo but the cafe is now closed.
What troopers! Sam & Tony from Mother Shipton Inn would like to offer their services to our lovely locals who may be struggling to get shopping with all the panic buying. They are putting together boxes of essential food items at £15 each.
They contain, two litres of milk, six eggs, six rashers of bacon, six sausages, a large loaf of thick sliced bread, 250g of butter, a large pack of spaghetti, a 300g pack of rice, beans and 200g of cheese.
This is offered at cost price and can deliver locally with a smile! Please don’t take advantage, this is for people in need.
Cook offer delicious home cooked food, frozen and delivered to their more elderly and isolated customers for FREE. You can call the shop on 01423 705263. If you are not local but have family who are, you can also order online for local delivery. There is a £5 off your first order over £45. Deliver is restricted to a few a day but I’m sure people in the Facebook groups are able to help pick up and drop off.
Roots & Fruits are now offering non-contact deliveries in the local area. They have a great little shop on King Edwards Drive in Bilton offering fruit, vegetables, soup, cheese, eggs and some dried ingredient such as oats, lentils etc. Order online or by phone: 01423 538445
KD Fruits offer fresh fruit, veg and eggs across Harrogate and Ripon. You can order easily via their website or by phone: 07837100009
Situated in Blubberhouses, Gabby and her two chefs at Mackenzies Farm Shop are preparing home cooked meals from fish pie, steak pie, shepherds pie, lasagnes smoked fish, meat and cheese platters, plus desserts from sticky toffee pud, bread and butter pud, cakes, scones etc.
This is perfect for those in our rural community of Nidderdale – where my parents are! Please call 01943 880369 to order.
Jarfull UK, situated in the centre of town near the bottom of the bus station. I know Jarfull has lots of toilet roll, washing-up liquid, soap and offer local fresh bread from Harrogate’s Secret Bakery. Currently they don’t home deliver but I urge you to support Rebecca in her first year of trading in Harrogate.
Mrs Smith’s Cafe in Jennifields are prepping homemade ‘ready’ meals and can deliver. They have also mentioned they can drop off supplies at the same time and help with errands.
Based on Cold Bath Road, the deli offers healthy food from soup and salads to homemade savory items plus eggs, bacon and cheese. T: 01423 503815
Palm Court Cafe
Palm Court Cafe in Harrogate are offering to deliver soup to those in need. Call them on 01423 566220.
Vets4Pets Harrogate Ltd
Are open for registered clients who have urgent or emergency cases and are posting medication. Video consultations are available. Please don’t travel to them unless you absolutely have to. Vaccinations and health checks are not available. Please call them on: 01423 886666