Shopping Locally, including those that deliver

Post Office - opening hours Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00 and Saturday 8-30 - 13-00. Please pay for postage at the post office rather than online. Call 0115-9821645 or message via Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/shazad.ahmed.7737

Lady Bay Pharmacy:  Temporary opening hours - MONDAY TO FRIDAY 10am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm, SATURDAY 10am - 12noon, SUNDAY closed.  Accepting one customer at a time at the door."  They are still selling their full range of products.

Pricewise open 9-00am to 6-00pm, contactless payment availableAlso willing to deliver for those self-isolating, payment in cash, on an informal basis.  Orders by text, including name and address, to Saj on 0797 288913.  Thanks, Saj!

Rutland Stores, open but, due to their personal circumstances, can't offer deliveries at the moment but continue to have good stocks of fresh fruit and veg (inside the shop) and some groceries and drinks.

The Good Weigh - Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/thegoodweigh/.  Will deliver to those self isolating - contact [email protected] or see website for order form & the order process, including how to handle containers - https://www.thegoodweigh.co.uk/.   Well done, Kate!

N and S Stores / Jim's / Raj's / Lifestyle Stores - Now staying open, yay, thanks, Raj. Open 9-1 & 4-8 every day, max 4 in the shop. Contactless payment available.  Free delivery to locals who are self isolating or housebound.  More Beer!  Raj is now offering a greater range of beer, including from Blue Monkey and Magpie breweries, plus promised minikegs from our own local Lazy Day brewery.

The Coop (local branch) has reduced hours and is limited to 5 customers in the shop at any one time, but otherwise is operating normally (back to 7 days a week from 25 May).  Contactless payment available.  Manager has confirmed that children ARE allowed in the shop.

White & Co. Barbers plan to reopen 4th July, booking only, via the booksy app. Possible other hairdressers doing the same or similar.

Snail and Rabbit Website: https://snailandrabbit.co.uk/loose-leaf-tea-eshop/, email address : [email protected].

Hurley's Dog grooming are open for appointments - https://www.hurleysgrooming.co.uk/

The Vape Store (Cloud 57) Email [email protected] or call 0115 9244437.

Chillis and Cheff takeaways remain open and are covered below under Deliveries and Collect - Meals.

Howards' Garage Website https://www.rehowardandson.co.uk/ or call 01159822745.

The Bike Shop (Radcliffe Road Cycles) on Radcliffe Road, opposite Rutland Road, is open.

Green's mill - Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/greenswindmill/.

Two taxi firms are offering to collect orders for people who can't get out.
Yellow Cars in West Bridgford have offered to pick up prescriptions and pre-paid shopping orders and deliver free of charge to people who are self-isolating or vulnerable. Contact Yellow Cars on 0115 981 8181.
Ace Cars based in West Bridgford are offering to help with delivery services in the local community for those impacted by COVID-19. Specialist vehicles for wheel chair or adapted facilities are available if required. Call on 0115 9145 555.

The Poppy and Pint  - Table booking via their website enquiry form (scroll down for the form) or on this website https://www.designmynight.com/nottingham/pubs/poppy-and-pint. Table service, with App to place orders accessed via a code on their menu.  Note these terms and conditions for booking and going to the all Castle Rock pubs that are open - https://www.castlerockbrewery.co.uk/booking-terms-and-conditions/.

The Lady Bay pub - Opening on 27th July - table booking and more information on their Web page at https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/nottinghamshire/lady-bay/, latest news on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LadyBayPub/

The defibrillator on the outside of the pub is still accessible via a code, obtainable from the ambulance service or from the pub itself.

Bread & Butterflies reopening planned for 18th June for take out only. Collection between 10 and 3, payment in cash or contactless. We will make home deliveries between 3 and 4 for those self isolating.

No. 41 - Facebook page on https://www.facebook.com/No.41styleandhome/ or website - https://www.no41styleandhome.co.uk/about.

Whites (need to book via Booksy App) and Marie Hall plan to reopen 4th July.  Meraaki and JJ (Tunisian) Barbers not known but expected.

Deliveries of shopping - Food etc. from outside Lady Bay

(For non-food (OK, and non-beer) supplies, see above for Lady Bay and Steve's bicycle tours, at the end of this page, for further afield.)

The Fruit Basket -They are also taking some supplies from No. 8.  Email at [email protected] for an order form or you can find one on their website - http://www.thefruitbasketdirect.uk/ (but you'll need a spreadsheet).  Alternatively call on 0115 9817014 to enquire - Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/thefruitbasketwb/.
Another facebook post says that Harringtons Fine Foods (in Edwalton) will deliver to Lady Bay - untested but here's their Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/Harringtons-Fine-Foods-223550827819681/ and phone no. 0115 923 2256.  Let me know if this works.

The Larwood and Voce pub is offering fresh food deliveries on selected days. which are Wednesdays 4-7 and Fridays 4-7.  Orders can also be placed on Saturdays but no delivery that day.  These are for essential items like milk,bread,eggs potatoes and anything else they can help cater to. https://www.larwoodandvoce.co.uk/.  They also offer cooked meals - see entry under Meals below.

Laithwaites (wine merchants) - [email protected], tel: 01115 9810888.

Harrington's Fine Foods - (In the small Edwalton shopping precinct) - https://www.facebook.com/Harringtons-Fine-Foods-223550827819681/.

Brumptons Butchers (Melton Road)- can deliver, with priority for those self-isolating and the elderly and vulnerable.  They also stock bread and other products, see website for full range - https://www.cbrumptonbutchers.co.uk/.

Cook - https://www.cookfood.net/shops/west-bridgford.

Cote - - https://coteathome.co.uk/

Okende - Menu available on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/okendecoffee/,  email [email protected] or call 07720650085 / 07833618772.

Slades Florist/Greengrocers - Offering order and collect via email - [email protected].  Website www.sladesflorist.co.uk.

Large supermarkets
Asda     Aldi    Co-op    Iceland     Morrisons     M&S     Sainsburys     Tesco

Deliveries from outside West Bridgford

A list of Vegan food suppliers still open can be obtained here, courtesy of our local nutrition coach Susan Hart.
Anthony's Fruit and Veg
anthonysfruitandvegboxes.co.uk.
The Larder Tree are one of a number of wholesalers now turning to home delivery and are based in the Market area, behind the Lady Bay Retail park.  They offer weekly deliveries of boxes of fruit and veg, costing £25 as at 1/4/2020 - see https://lardertree.cratejoy.com/.
One Planet Pizza deliver vegan frozen pizzas - www.oneplanetpizza.com.
Kerry's Fresh deliver vegetables to our area every Saturday, although their website also says that orders will take 7-10 working days during the current situation - https://www.kerrysfresh.co.uk/delivery/.  Based in Cotgrave, they often post latest updates on Lady Bay Local too.
Price and Fretwell are butchers based in Alfreton but they deliver throughout Nottingham, including our area, and can supply eggs and other dairy as well as meat.  They mainly sell hampers of meat, as announced on their Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/PriceAndFretwell/.  Call 01773 591 212 to place an order. Free next day delivery for orders placed before 5pm. "Any orders places after 5pm are placed on our answerphone service".

and of course there's Morrisons, Asda, Aldi and Sainsburys (if you are already registered online - 21/3/2020).  The Co-op and M&S have started home food deliveries to our area via Deliveroo, albeit based on stock in Nottingham stores, not West Bridgford.  Delivery or click and collect slots are generally hard to come by at the moment (26/3/2020 and, a month later, even harder).
For links to supermarket websites, see entry under Headlines above.

Local Real Ale

Jim's/Raj's/N&S Stores has a wide range, as already reported above.
Black Iris Brewery - Sales occasionally via the Bakehouse (Sherwood) and usual shops (sometimes in Jim's).  Also available for delivery, including 5L polypins, via Kraft-werks - https://shop.kraft-werks.com/collections/mixed-cases/.  Order by Thursday, delivery Friday or the weekend.
Blue Monkey Brewery - Sales at Jim's (did I mention that already?) and can accept orders via email or phone, delivery charge £3.95, min order £30.  No price list on their website at the moment - http://bluemonkeybrewery.com/.  Alternatively available online from The Real Ale Store (inc minikegs) and Adventure Beer.
Castle Rock - Available at Jim's and also offering order online and drive-through collect from the brewery, including polypins - https://www.castlerockbrewery.co.uk/.
Magpie Brewery - on sale at Jim's in bottles (bottle-conditioned) and also offering minikegs for delivery, including beer from Flipside Brewery - https://www.magpiebrewery.com/.
Nottingham Brewery - offering delivery of 17.5 and 31 pint polypins plus bottles - https://www.thenottinghambrewery.co.uk.
Shipstones Brewery - offering minikegs and bottles, free delivery for orders above £35 - https://www.shipstones.com/.
Totally Brewed Brewery - Online order and delivery available, thank goodness - https://shop.totallybrewed.com/.
Trent Navigation Brewery -  Online orders now set-up - see https://www.facebook.com/TrentNavigation/.
Hopology (Melton Road) - have reopened - see Steve's bicycle tours at the end.

Meals, inc Delivery & Collect

Feeding Nottingham, working with Cheff and The Body Project and liaising with the Community Helpers, is now set up and ready to help get some free meals to the elderly / vulnerable in isolation in South Nottingham.  But they need support - see their Faceboook post - https://www.facebook.com/kelly.marshall.984786/posts/10163010054455567 or this video.  If you know of someone who might benefit from this, contact details are [email protected] or call hetvi Parekh on 07581422396.

Cheffhttps://www.cheff.co.uk/.  They are also now offering a frozen meal prep service - frozen meals that they say will last 3 months in the freezer.  More info here - https://www.cheff.co.uk/frozen-meal-prep/.  Also doing marvellous job providing food to vulnerable people as part of Feeding Nottingham.

Chillis - website https://chillisbridgford.com/ .  Latest news on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/chilliswestbridgford/, also on Instagram.

Lady Bay Fish and Chips. - Reopened, call-in customers only - https://www.facebook.com/Lady-Bay-Chip-Shop-115148299883227/


Pop up cafes
Virender's Lady Bay pop up cafe now doing curry dinner deliveries every other Friday night in Lady Bay and West Bridgford, knock and drop delivery. The menu appears on the event link. Customers can pay in advance by bacs. (https://www.facebook.com/LadyBayPopUpCafe/).
Fallafel Baffle (https://www.facebook.com/falafelbaffleandmore/) can also deliver. 
There is also the Pizza van (https://www.facebook.com/purelywoodfired/) and now Homeboys are coming here, or at least they did for a while (https://www.facebook.com/homeboysuk/) but currently you have to go to their van to collect.

We assume everyone has their favourite takeaway further afield, so we do not attempt to list them all here, but a few of the more local ones get a mention in Steve's Bicycle Tours at the end.

further afield, aka steve's bicycle tours

Steve's bicycle tours cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided: he is supposed to be exercising after all, not hoovering up information for you lot.

Radcliffe Road

  • The Bike Shop (Radcliffe Road Cycles) on Radcliffe Road, opposite Rutland Road, is open.
  • Bombay Bridgford - report they are open for deliveries and collections.  Order online - Pay online - contactless deliveries. www.bombaybridgford.co.uk
  • Dominos Pizza are still operating deliveries and Delhi Nights and Spice say they are too.
  • Eva's Grill - https://evasgrill.co.uk/
  • Cuzina - https://cuzina.co.uk/.
  • Larwood and Voce repoened from 4th July.  Online bookings or orders for collection via their website. https://www.larwoodandvoce.co.uk/, click on Corvid-19 Customer Notice option, top left, for latest.

  • Radcliffe Road Stores are open

  • Laithwaites are still delivering but orders only taken online or by phone.  Opening hours Monday - Friday 10-5, [email protected], tel: 01115 9810888.

  • The Fireplace Centre still have lots of logs, heat logs, kindling & firelighters available for contactless delivery.   Free delivery, no minimum order for Lady Bay, West Bridgford, Gamston & Edwalton.   Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/FireplaceCentre/.
  • David Drew garage is now looking pretty open (13 May 2020) - worth checking with them.   http://www.daviddrewgarages.co.uk/

Abbey Road and beyond

  • Rutherfords butcher's - Now closed for good, due to retirement.
  • Harrington's Fine Foods - (In the small Edwalton shopping precinct) - open and also doing delivery - meat, deli items and more - as reported above.

Musters Road

Gordon Road

Tudor Square/Central Avenue area

    • Chemist on Tudor Square/Davies Road is open, same restrictions as Lady Bay Pharmacy (same chain)
    • Central Avenue Shoe Repairs and Timpsons reopened.
    • Boots, M&S and Iceland - open, limits to customers at any one time.  Boots are open for all sales although, reportedly, their staffing focus is on the pharmacy.  M&S are only using their car-park entrance.  Iceland's first hour is for elderly and vulnerable only and last hour is for NHS only.
    • Specsavers - open for urgent requirements only, no routine sight tests, closed Thursday and Friday.
      Forgot to check Vision Express but, according to their website, West Bridgford branch is an 'emergency store', open 10am-5pm, Tues-Sat, again no routine tests.  Boots opticians closed.
    • Health Shop - open, restricted hours
    • Newsagents - open, limited hours
    • Waterstones and Oxfam bookshops
    • - open. Ring Oxfam on 0115 9826951 to book a slot for donations.

  • Greggs & Birds - open
  • Yumacha - https://yumacha.co.uk/ plus on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/letsgoyumacha/.
  • Most cafes and restaurants have reopened , including Copper, Zinc, Portello Lounge and White Rabbit.
  • Co-op - open, don't know what restrictions but queuing is to be expected.
  • Banks - Barclays closed, most others open reduced hours
  • Rectory Fish Bar - Shop hours are 11:30 to 2pm & 4:30pm to 10pm, Monday to Saturday. Delivery to Lady Bay for orders over £10 costs £1.50.
  • The Bicycle Workshop, Exchange Road - Report on Facebook that they are "open as usual.

Melton Road - Several shops are open and well-stocked, including:-

And finally - LeftLion Magazine have produced an excellent review of independent businesses trying to stay open and/or survive, in one form or another, during the current Covid-19 situation.  Click here - https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2020/april/support-local-nottingham-shops-food-culture-literature-music/.