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 available. Also 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/.
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.
Lady Bay Fish and Chips. - Reopened, call-in customers only - https://www.facebook.com/Lady-Bay-Chip-Shop-115148299883227/. George's Tradition fish and chip shop on Melton Road is still open on a click and collect basis only and The Rectory Fish Bar is also open and doing deliveries. See Steve's Bicycle Tours at the end for details.
For others such as La Storia - see 'Further Afield' section below for contact details.
Larwood and Voce are offering ready meals that are up on their website. These meals are made on-site, chilled & tubed up with a shelf life of 3 days or to put in your freezer. On Sundays they are also offering hot takeaway roasts all £10 each to collect or ring early (0115 981 9960) to get a delivery slot. Website: https://www.larwoodandvoce.co.uk/, click on Corvid-19 Customer Notice option, top left, which also has a link to their Facebook page - as of 27 March 2020. See also 'Further Afield' section below for La Storia and maybe others.
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
A few more services, just outside Lady Bay, are still operating. 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.
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 and Cuzina now both open online - see Deliveries & Collect - Meals above
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/.
Car supplies still available from the shop at the bottom of Musters Road.
Cook - prepared meals are still operating 7 days a week, reduced hours and 1 customer at a time. Same-day click and collect and also delivering for NHS and the vulnerable only, but delivery slots booked up at the moment. Discount for NHS staff. https://www.cookfood.net/shops/west-bridgford.
Okende - closed but now offering delivery of a surprisingly wide range of items, including coffee of course but also milk, oat milk, cheese, eggs and even veg and fruit. Menu available on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/okendecoffee/, email [email protected] or call 07720650085 / 07833618772.
Fruit Basket - Open for customers and delivering, as reported in detail above. Working with No. 8 too.
Big Bamboo - report they are re-opening at the end of April and it looks like they have.
Ghandi - open for delivery or collect via JustEat. Possibly also Bridgford Chip Shop.
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.
Several cafes have reopened for take away only, including Copper, Zinc and White Rabbit.
Carluccios - closed but says something about ordering online - not investigated
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, albeit shorter working hours. As we are open we can't and wont get any financial income support over and above our premises based grant which will hopefully cover the rent. Your support therefore is welcome. We are offering zero contact based collections and allowing drop ins at the shop. One person in the shop at anytime, keep at least 2m distance from me (so 1m away from the shop counter) and use the hand sanitizer before leaving. Pretty simple stuff."
Melton Road - Several shops are open and well-stocked, including:-
Brumptons Butchers - 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/.
Slades Florist/Greengrocers - Open and also offering order and collect via email - [email protected].
Across the river - Steve's bicycle tours do not recommend cyclists use Lady Bay Bridge, either on the road or the footway. If they build that new cycle bridge, it had better be a darned sight wider than 2 metres.
Lady Bay Retail Park - B&M Bargains and The Range are open with restricted numbers. The 'In'nOut Autocentre is also open.
Cattle Market - The Silly Sausage cafe is closed - yes, i know!
Wickes and B&Q are now open for click and collect online orders, possibly shopping in person too.