Tesco’s chief executive says that panic-buying seems to have eased, after the stockpiling witnessed at the start of the coronavirus outbreak. In an email to customers, Tesco CEO Dave Lewis said a new, ‘more normal’ pattern of shopping was beginning to emerge. This will come as a relief to many, as research found that 76% … Continue reading Supermarket Situation Round-Up
From this week, the most vulnerable residents will receive food parcels, containing essential items such as pasta, fruit, tinned goods and toilet rolls. The Government will arrange direct delivery of these parcels in future, but the Council is arranging delivery of initial packages this week to homes across Calderdale. The people receiving the food parcels … Continue reading Food deliveries to most vulnerable begin this week
Halifax Opportunities Trust, Himmat and St Augustines have come together to coordinate a new food parcel delivery service to those most vulnerable in the communities of Park Ward, Warley & the immediate surrounding areas. This service is aimed at: People and families who are vulnerable and isolated and can't get out for provisions People and … Continue reading Food Parcels for Vulnerable – Park Ward & Warley Areas
Food parcels The Government has announced that 50,000 free food parcels will be delivered to people across the country who are at the highest risk from COVID-19. This is the first set of planned deliveries, and depending on demand, hundreds of thousands of packages could be delivered each week. The packages contain essential food and … Continue reading Government Food Parcel System Launched
We've just received this great post from the Community Transport people. Times are difficult for many people with the current health crisis. Community Transport is determined to play its part to continue to support isolated people in the community. We are therefore providing a Shopping Service for people in vulnerable groups who are self isolating … Continue reading Community Transport Calderdale Shopping Service
Thanks to some wonderful support from our friends and contacts, here's a list of food outlets that are either delivering and/or offering support in providing groceries. We will continue to add to this list. Email us with any additions/amendments Also, don't forget to register with your local volunteer support group, especially if you are vulnerable … Continue reading Calderdale Food Deliveries Directory
Community Transport Calderdale are offering a Shopping Service as well as other help for vulnerable people in Calderdale. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 0200 215 for more info.
What are the safest ways to go shopping for food or accept a delivery or takeaway at home? This is a guide from the BBC website. What's the risk in shops? Coronavirus spreads when an infected person coughs small droplets - packed with the virus - into the air. These can cause an infection if … Continue reading How can I shop for food safely?
27/3/2020 Tesco A number of stores are now operating at reduced hours. Some Tesco Extra stores and larger Metro stores have reduced their hours to between 6am and 10pm, in order to be able to properly restock overnight. Tesco is also introducing a special shopping hour for its workers and NHS staff from Sunday (22 … Continue reading Supermarket Opening Hours – Latest
27/3/20 UK supermarkets will use a government database of 1.5 million vulnerable shoppers to help prioritise delivery slots. Sainsbury’s and Waitrose say they will begin writing to people on the list next week. There is concern that those most in danger from the virus are going into stores because of a lack of online shopping … Continue reading Supermarkets to write to vulnerable shoppers