Royston resident Hannah Edwards and Royston and Community District Transport have collated lists of useful amenities which are offering local delivery options that you may not be aware of and which do not require a computer or internet access. You can simply call them direct!
Please, if you can print this list and drop it through your neighbour’s doors, particularly those you know may be in need of extra support during this time.
When you are out shopping for essentials, do follow the Safe Shopping Guidelines from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Ashwell voluntary delivery service (to people living in or near Ashwell)
Village stores who will deliver to your door:
Ashwell Stores 01462 742220
Days Baker 01462 742112
Crumps Butcher 01462 742255
Sarah’s Farm Shop 01763 852376
Ashwell Pharmacy 01462 742250
Rhubarb & Mustard Delicatessen 01462 743462
Bury Lane Farm Shop (bakery, butcher, deli, eggs, fruit, veg, frozen meals) – 01763 260418 ext 1
Will deliver in and around Melbourn & Royston (10 mile radius) Free Delivery. Minimum spend £20. Some high demand items limited to 2 per customer.
Fieldgate Nurseries (fruit, veg, groceries) – 01763 260737
Free same day delivery to Royston/Melbourn/villages.
Telephone to place order. They will call you back to confirm when ready and amount payable. Pay by card over the phone or pay driver on delivery.
Foxton Shop & Post Office – 01223 870339
Deliveries to those self-isolating near Foxton and surrounding villages
*Minimum order amount £25 + £2 delivery (paid to volunteers to cover petrol).
Fowlmere – Angela Melaniphy 01763 208195 or Lisa Turner 01763 208476
Harston Village Post Office & Store – 01223 870758
Offering to make local deliveries.
Sainsbury’s Assisted Shopping Telephone Service – 0800 328 1700 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Allows you to make shopping orders over the telephone. Priority delivery slots for over 70s. *Delivery charge applies
Sarah’s Farm Shop (between Ashwell & Steeple Morden) – 01763 852376
Is taking orders for delivery.
St Ives Wholesale Produce (fruit/veg) – 07779 116879
If Royston Market closes, St Ives Wholesale will be offering fruit & veg deliveries to Royston. Orders by 6pm. Deliveries Wednesdays & Saturdays.
Organic vegetables, delivered bit.ly/ListingWildCo
Pre-cooked meals and take-away options
Coach House Hotel, Flint Cross – 01763 208272
Are offering FREE deliveries of cooked meals within a 5 mile radius (Melbourn, Royston SG8 7PN).
Jayne/Backstreet Catering – 07956 450 292
One of our lovely market stalls is offering FREE deliveries of pies, cottage pie, Cornish pasties, scotch eggs, sausage rolls, a selection of cakes and their regular breakfast and lunch menu within a 5 mile radius of Royston. Deliveries Wednesdays & Saturdays.
The Hoops, Bassingbourn – 01763 244990
From pizzas to roast dinners. Call to place order and for food times.
Bassingbourn pub The Belle – 01763 250921
Has a take-away menu available.
Guilden Morden pub The Three Tuns – 01763 853377
Delivery of pub meals and some groceries
Steeple Morden Pub The Wagon and Horses – 01763 853311
Take away only
British Raj Express – 01763 244544 or 244522
Are offering free of charge delivery.
Wing-On Chinese – 01763 249395
Delivery available 5pm-10.30pm
Free for orders over £25 to Royston area.
Royston Country Markets – 01763 249858
The Country Markets stall at Royston Market may cease trading for a temporary period.
They would like to offer a free order and delivery service within Royston
Customers need to compile a 7-10 day order cycle and telephone this to Marion Brewer – 01763 249858. When the order is ready it will be delivered to your door free of charge. Payment by Cash or cheque should be put in an envelope and given to the delivery person.
Cambridge Wine – 01763 247076
Offering free local delivery.
Frog End Pet Supplies – 01763 263342
Offering free delivery to Royston/Melbourn and villages.
Royston Taxis – 01763 250811
Offering free taxi service for elderly residents to supermarket and back within Royston Saturday & Sunday 10am-2pm.
NHS Non-Emergency number: 111
For mental health advice, please visit Mind: www.bit.ly/MindCOVID19
For advice regarding money, debt, employment and housing: www.citizensadvice.org.uk
If you need someone to talk to, the Samaritans will listen
www.samaritans.org or call 116 123
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
24-hour freephone, 0808 2000 247
For the latest news: www.bbc.co.uk/news
For the latest Government advice regarding coronavirus: www.bit.ly/PublicHealthEngland2020
HMRC helpline for the self employed and businesses: www.gov.uk/business-support-helpline 0300 456 3565
For local support with food and supplies:
Royston Food Bank at Royston Evangelical Church from 9-11am, Weds & Sat, or you can donate food & supplies to the Food Bank at McColl’s and the Roman Catholic Church as well as at Royston Evangelical Church
Royston Coronavirus Facebook support group: www.bit.ly/RoystonVsCoronavirus
Burns Road Heroes: Richard, 07935 706793 or Rebekah, 07714 373785