Southport businesses have come to the rescue of customers to help them through the Coronavirus outbreak.
Many Southport supermarkets and shops saw shelves stripped bare of essentials such as toilet rolls, paracetamol, UHT milk, pasta, rice, tinned food and other goods during panic buying at the weekend.
And yesterday the Government urged people to maintain physical distances from others, with some vulnerable groups of people told to self-isolate for the next 12 weeks. They include the elderly, pregnant women and people suffering from underlying health problems.
But a variety of Southport business owners have stepped up to help local residents in their time of need by offering to deliver food and other goods to those who need it.
Stand Up For Southport founders Phil Gee and Andrew Brown said: “These independent local businesses have done an amazing job in mobilising to help people who are suddenly left feeling stranded or cut off by the sudden Coronavirus outbreak.
“And by getting your deliveries from these places, you are helping to Shop Local at a time when local businesses desperately need all our support!”
The list of businesses you can call is below – and if you would like your business to be added then please email Andrew Brown at Stand Up For Southport at: email@example.com
Wide range of red, white and sparkling wines, beers, gins and other spirits.
If anyone would like any other services, such as picking up shopping if you are in self isolation, they can offer that service too.
Delivers yoghurts, bread, cheese, and juices as well as milk
Birkdale Cheese Centre
Deliveries on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Birkdale Health Shop
Deliveries on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (they stock soap etc as well as health foods)
Indian restaurant delivering take out meals
Ask for Stephen Ashton (minimum order £20)
Chez Moi will continue to operate a take out menu through Just Eat during these current difficult and stressful times. We will be taking orders for both lunch and dinner. Please see our Just Eat page for details of all our current menus.
Hot soup, sandwiches, paninis etc.
Cafe offering delivery and help
Hallidays of Birkdale
Fresh fish and seafood ready meals
Holmes-Smith Quality Butchers
Hot food from the Butcher’s Kitchen will be available via phone call or through the Uber eats app. (Minimum spends apply).
A Meat Round will also be available on Wednesday and Saturday for raw meat and poultry.
Delivers six days a week all over Southport and surrounding areas
Italian restaurant serving pizza, pasta etc
Manor Lodge Food
Manor Lodge Food is still a family owned business. Initially concentrating on the import and distribution of cheese, we are now one of the North West’s most respected wholesale distributors of quality ambient and chilled food.
No 1 Bar
Delivers groceries, fruit, veg, meat, baby supplies, health and beauty products etc
Ask for Kevin Peet. Fresh fish and seafood, frozen fish and seafood including potted shrimps, fish fingers, fish pies etc. £3 delivery on orders below £30.
Southport Cake Creations
For anyone out there who fancies a treat – or celebrating a birthday while self isolating
Delivers milk in addition to fruit and veg
Restaurant with a large menu
Wesley Fish Shop
Fishmongers. £3 delivery for orders under £25, £1.50 delivery charge for orders over £25, free delivery orders over £50
Wiltshire Farm Foods
Frozen ready meals