What Shipston Shops are Doing During Coronavirus Crisis
Totally Locally Shipston have produced a handy little guide which shows what local Shipston businesses are doing during the COVID-19 crisis – Find out what your favourite local shops, businesses and services are able to offer customers during the Corona Virus Pandemic.
We are posting weekly classes on Facebook @CalypsoKids. The classes have been adapted so that everything you need can be found at home…saucepans become drums, tin cans become guiro scrapers and work ties become swirling ribbons!
DESIGN & PHOTOGRAPHY
The Wright Photographers
Taking bookings for future weddings, commercial, product and portrait shoots and videography. We are still photographing and videoing at locations where we can social distance, or on our own, eg empty properties.
As a home office business, RMG continue to offer creative design, marketing, website and social media support to small businesses. Contact Lucy at www.rmgcreative.co.uk
A. Clarke Electrical Services
Although we are closed, we are able to offer a limited local delivery service and collection from the shop of all items.
Telephone: 01451 832096 / 07497208637
Currently emergency callouts only and all non essential works have been postponed.
To support the local communities, we will provide a FREE emergency callout service for elderly, high risk and frontline staff, in accordance with social distancing guidelines.
In a case of emergency call 07956 289458.
FOOD & DRINK
Ilmington Community Shop
Maintaining social distancing. Café closed. Post Office Tuesdays only 2pm to 4pm. Shop open Mon to Fri 7:30am to 5pm; Saturday 8am to 5pm and Sunday 8:30am to 1pm. Delivery service to those self-isolating in Ilmington, Armscote, Blackwell and Darlingscott.
Order by 3pm on Monday or Thursday for deliveries on Tuesday and Friday respectively. Call the shop 01608 682 838 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for an order form. With thanks to the many local volunteers who are helping with the new delivery service.
Larks Meadow Farm, Willington
Home Produced Hereford Beef, Old Spot Pork, Lamb and Free Range Eggs direct from our Farm. Beef available in boxes or as individual cuts, all requirements catered for.
Tel: 07870 753249 or 01608 663250
North Cotswold Brewery & Shakespeare Brewing Co
Home delivery of locally brewed ales.
Bottles in cases of 12 mixed to your choice. Draught ales from the weekly beer menu in 4 pint containers / 10L & 20L boxes.
Details at www.northcotswoldbrewery.co.uk Free delivery minimum order of £25, payment by card in advance. Leave a message with your name, order and contact phone number on 01608 663947 or 07831 549160
Sheldons Wine Merchants
We are taking telephone orders for collection or delivery within 15 miles (6 or more bottles) Contact: 01608 661409
Sweet Heart Bakes
Traditional home bakes to Shipston and the surrounding area. Full l list of products on Facebook @traditionalhomemadegoodies.
Orders via message, whatsapp or calling 07896 805586. We are delivering as far as we can (no additional fee) but minimum order may be required. Contactless delivery can be made as payment via PayPal, Bank Transfer,
cash in envelopes and we have a card machine.
Talton Mill Farm Butchery
Our range of homemade pies, tarts and ready meals on Facebook @TaltonMillFarmShop or website www.taltonmill.co.uk. If you are over 70 and self isolating or vulnerable and live within a 4.5 miles radius of Talton Mill we can offer a free delivery service for orders over £30. Please call 01789 450258 or email email@example.com. Order by 6pm Tuesday for Friday delivery. We also offer an order and collect service Friday or Saturday 9am-2pm.
Open for takeaways – Collection only
Taste of the Country
Delicatessen offering fresh bread, meats, cheeses, sweet treats. Shop open 9am-3pm Mon-Sat. Or call to place an order and we’ll have it ready for collection. For self isolating only, we offer FREE delivery on Thursdays and Fridays for orders over £25 within 5mile radius.
The Blue Bean Cafe
Karl and Sharon will reopen take away and delivery service on Monday 11th May, taking orders and have ready for collection where possible. Will operate a ‘1 in 1 out’ policy in the shop. Local deliveries to vulnerable and elderly customers. A detailed menu will be posted nearer the time. Pre-orders via Facebook or by calling 07753 401589.
The Bower House
Our Head Chef has designed the dishes to be easily heated on the stove or in the oven, or kept in the freezer for up to two months. To place an order call 01608 663333 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full take away menu at www.bower.house Weds-Sat 12pm-7pm, Sunday 12-2pm. Collection at The Bower House or can arrange local doorstep delivery if you are self-isolating.
The Cherington Arms Pub
Our take away hours are from 5pm till 8pm Tuesday till Saturday. Please call 01608 685183.
Home made pizza on Friday and Saturday nights only, running alongside our takeaway menu. Wednesday night is curry night. Menu will be ever changing as we cook with local fresh produce and will adapt as we go along.
The Cotswold Butcher
Shop open as normal. Delivery minimum order £15 if you live in Shipston and £25 within a 10 mile radius, anything after that is £1 per mile extra. If you know other people in your area that would also like to order then delivery charges will be reduced. For more information on our selection of meats, call the shop on 01608 661429 or Facebook @no7marketplace
The Little Gin Company
Offering home delivery of gin and trays of tonic each Friday for anyone living in and around Shipston (and the Stratford District). We have our own range of gin, ‘Trailer Made’ and all 70cl bottles are £35 including delivery. Fever Tree Tonic trays are £25. Flavours: London Dry, Elderflower, Old Tom, Rhubarb with a Twist of Lime. To order email email@example.com or message us onsocial media and we will send a payment link.
Turners of Shipston
Fruit, vegetables, fish and fresh eggs. Shop open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm. We can deliver to people who are in isolation (free in and around Shipston) or you can ring to place your order so that we can have it ready for your collection. Telephone: 01608 661545
UK Fudge Company
Our homemade cream and butter fudge is made in Shipston-on-Stour and we try to use local ingredients where possible. Over 20 flavours. FREE delivery to Shipston-on-Stour, Moreton-in-Marsh and surrounding villages
within a 10 minute radius of Shipston-on-Stour. Visit website: www.ukfudgeco.com or join us
on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
GAS SERVICES & EQUIPMENT HIRE
Currently closed to the public. Operating emergency hire and essential heating and cooking gas delivery service. BBQ gas can be purchased locally at the Forge Garage in Brailes who we deliver to, and find local Calor gas stockists on Facebook @fossewaytoolhire. We hope to reopen with limited service in the next few weeks and are working through processes to ensure we keep our staff and customers safe. Please phone 01608 661677.
Norman T. Barrett Plumbing
As a key working company we continue to operate as normal, maintaining the highest level of care and service to our clients. We carry antibacterial cleaning agents, wipes and wear protective shoes, gloves and masks where practical. Telephone: 07973 833690.
HEALTH & WELLBEING
Cotswold Caress Aromatherapy
Still open for all skin care and soap needs. Buy online and pick up from my doorstep (Tredington) or I’m happy to deliver to local doorsteps. www.barefacebotanics.co.uk
Fitsteps with Michelle
Online ‘Zoom’ Fitsteps classes every Monday and Wednesday at 11am. £4 per hour or FREE to key workers. Also access to Stretch sessions and pre-recorded dance tutorials. Contact via Facebook or message 07764 496947.
Live-streamed Pilates classes every day at 10am and 11am. Access to our video library of pre-recorded classes on our website. All for just £20 a month. Anyone can join and there are many classes to choose from. More details and purchase at www.pilatesplace.org
Shipston Personal Training
Operating as usual except sessions are online. Monday morning 7:30am pre work 30 minute body weight only blast.
Tuesday evenings it’s Adult Kickboxing 45-60 mins.
Wednesday and Friday mornings 8:30am Sandbag training – I have bags for people to borrow.
Saturday mornings 9am Little Dragons kickboxing for 4-6 year olds. 10am Junior Dragons Kickboxing for 7-14 year olds.
Classes are reduced to £7.50 pay as you play during this time.
Personal training consults and sessions are delivered in a similar manner. Kit loan to people who subscribe to a monthly coaching package.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07540487081.
Shipston Therapy Centre
Although the centre is closed we are able to offer the following services:
– McTimoney Chiropractor Emma Bexson 07887 846665 urgent appts only
– Counsellors John Doré 07532 071007 and Karen Lloyd 07910 344160 for phone or Skype appointments
– Physiotherapist Rebecka Gray 07919 363397 phone/video consultations
– Hypnotherapists Brigitte Nix 07866 502923 and Rebecca Williams 07769 325003 for consultations.
INTERIORS, LIFESTYLE & GIFTS
Bluebells and Bobbins
Beautiful embroidered gifts for you and your home. Folk can still order via Instagram @ bluebellsandbobbins or my personal page @noodlesandbeans. I can deliver locally or post; whichever suits anyone. I can take card
Bower Willis Design
The kitchen showroom is closed and we are working from home. We can arrange online meetings to discuss kitchen projects, share ideas and even take you on a virtual online tour of your new kitchen design so you can see how it will look. Start your new kitchen design journey from the safety and comfort of your home. Visit www.bowerwillisdesigns.co.uk or call Angela and Jeremy on 01608 690870.
Cork and Leather bound Journals in stock or made to order, please contact me to discuss.
We are shielding so I cannot offer doorstep deliveries, but collections can be made from my doorstep in Shipston. Payment by bank transfer is preferable. Lots of beautiful Journals suitable for gifts including Fathers Day in June! Online shop: www.thebritishcrafthouse.co.uk/
Mobile: 07966 207318
Facebook and Instagram @MalloryJournals
No. 20 Church Street
We are able to deliver (contact free) furniture and Frenchic paint. We are also both available for furniture painting commissions. Find us on Facebook @20churchstreetshipston, @ginnysvirtuallyvintage and @OncelovedReloved or phone Elaine on 07581565543 or Ginni on 07974091261.
The Richard Harvey Collection
From greetings cards (and stamps!) to gifts, home accessories and furniture. Orders can be made online at www.rhcollection.co.uk or leave us a message on the landline 01608 662168. Free local delivery within a 4 mile radius (select ‘Free local delivery’ at checkout on website) and standard charges thereafter.
Free gift wrapping and message service, so we can even write a message and post a gift on your behalf.
The Track House & Curtain Emporium
We are operating a very limited service at present but please feel free to email or leave a phone message email@example.com – 01608 682001.
We are currently closed but if anybody needs or wants to try or buy any clothing, they can email me at shop.Niche2@btinternet.com and we can talk about the safest way to help.
We can e-mail a selection of photos for ladies that want fashion ideas to choose from, or call Angela on 07966 332299. We can deliver locally and/or drop off a selection of items for you to try on in your home. Alternatively we can send items in the post. Please see our Facebook page for more information
MEDICAL & PROFESSIONAL
Greys Opticians in Shipston is temporarily closed until further notice, HOWEVER our Stratford practice will remain open to provide essential eye care services during reduced opening hours Mon-Fri 9.00-12.00.
Dr Grey may also come over to Shipston to see patients in cases of emergency. If you are in lockdown we can arrange local home delivery of spectacles, contact lenses or solutions. Likewise for replacement spectacles, essential repairs or any advice please get in touch. Remember we’re here to help.
11 Chapel Street,
CV37 6EP Tel:
R. Locke & Son, Independent Family Funeral Directors
Telephone: 01608 685274
We want to reassure the families we are looking after and the communities in which we serve, that we are very much here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are constantly reviewing and adapting our practices with regard to updated information and advice from Government and professional organisations.
If you require our services or advice we would ask that you telephone in the first instance.
Pharmacy to my Door
Prescription and ‘over the counter’ medicines delivered free to your door.
Shipston 01608 666017
Although the shop is not open to customers, we are taking orders and payment over the phone for local delivery to your doorstep or collection from outside the shop, just tap on the window and we bring it out to you. Our current opening hours are 9am till 5pm on Monday-Friday, 9am till 1pm Saturday.
Darceys Groom Room
Grooming for dogs who are in desperate need and suffering from being severely overgrown with uncomfortable matting. Each case will be assessed on an individual basis over the phone or video link. If they fit the criteria, dogs will be collected from their homes and returned after their groom. Social distancing will apply at all times and correct PPE and hygiene regulations will be followed at all times. Non urgent clients are on a waiting list to be contacted once I am able to reopen properly. Please call 07921 468078 for further information.
If you need us, we are still here for you. Vehicle servicing, repair and tyre departments are operating while adhering to government guidelines and ensuring social distancing.
Please call to arrange and discuss – don’t just turn up! We are offering a FREE jump start service (during normal working hours) for ALL vehicles in Shipston and surrounding villages – we will endeavour to get to you within the hour should you have a flat battery because your vehicle has been stationary for a while.
Tel: 01608 664449
Please contact individual businesses for latest updates or check out regular updates on Facebook @totallylocallyshipston
Version 1 – May 2020. All information was correct at time of printing. Regular updates will be made
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