Please note the home page of this website is now dedicated to providing information that may be useful during the current Coronavirus outbreak.
As a temporary measure Longridge Town Council News is now accessible via the drop down box underneath the Home heading at the top of this page.
Community Corona Virus support
Help Longridge are delighted to announce that with funding provided by Longridge and North Preston Rotary we are now able to provide a befriending/buddy service for those residents that are worried and/or lonely during this coronavirus pandemic. If you would like someone to talk to, give us a call and we will arrange contact with a volunteer befriender.
The number to contact is 07552 680591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
which is available seven days a week from 8am to 9pm.
Help Longridge is still providing assistance with prescription delivery and shopping for the vulnerable and/or isolating.
Here is so information on local deliveries which has very kindly been provided by community volunteer
There are a number of businesses helping us to stay safe at home, by providing food delivery services. Here are some basic details of their offer to deliver to Longridge, Grimsargh, Chipping, Goosnargh and Ribchester:
Ribble Farm Fare - Offering a large Vegetable box for £16.50, and/or a fruit box for £8.50, delivered for free with orders of £25.00 or more. Deliveries are contact free and payment is taken over the phone when you place an order or you can collect from their premises. They are open for orders between 9.00am - 4.00pm, contact email@example.com for services and price list 01772 783386 or 01772 782 693
Gary Rowles butchers - Offering fresh meat, cooked meat, eggs, cheese, pies and sausage rolls, unbaked pies and sausage rolls for your freezer, packs of barm cakes and batons, milk and orange juice. Deliveries are contact free and payment can be taken on the phone at the time of order or paid in cash or contactless card on delivery. For free delivery there is a £10.00 minimum order amount. Open 7.00am to 5.00pm. Contact number 01772 786308. Delivery to Longridge, Ribchester, Chipping etc.
Little Town Dairy - Offering fresh meat, cooked meats, pies, eggs, yoghurts, cakes, fruit and vegetables, wine, beer, bread, animal feed and Calor gas. Payment is organised on the day of delivery and there is a £30.00 minimum order charge with free delivery. Contact number 01772 786198. Open for NHS careers 7-8pm Tuesday to Saturday
Brendon Anderton's butchers - Offering a range of prepared fresh meat hampers starting at £25.00 with contact free delivery. Deliveries take place on a Wednesday or Saturday. Please place an order online on their website, or call if this is not possible. They have teamed up with Ribble Farm Fare so you can order your meat and vegetable and fruit boxes via their website. Contact number 01772 783321. Order online for collection or delivery. Free delivery Wed and Sat to PR and BB postcodes
Anjis - offering treat boxes, prepared hampers of cakes and biscuits etc either £10 or £15. Can be paid in advance over the phone at time of ordering 01772780003 orders delivered Tuesday and Thursdays.
Swifts - at present. Delivery of gardening supplies, 01772 784250
So plants - Delivery of garden supplies (Compost, bedding veg and fruit plants), Home delivery service to Longridge and surrounding villages within 5 miles of shop. Michelle on 01772 784010 or 07756171878. Large product list on Facebook
Booths Longridge - range of hampers, such as fruit and veg, meat boxes, ready meals - see website for more details. Click and Collect Service now available.
Tina’s Corner Bakery, Bread, cakes, pies, 01772 782514.
Ferraris Country House, Large selection of takeaway ready meals, Collection or delivery free locally (10% discount for collection) on Facebook - very comprehensive menu
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, Cheese shop, food and drink, Delivery fruit, veg and cheeses, Butlers Hesse’s co.uk/shop
Farm2fork direct, fruit and veg boxes, Preston Free delivery over £35
Sunflower Kitchen, Home baked, deserts, Free delivery PR and BB postcodes, Order by direct message on Facebook
The Cheesecake, 07757 796313, Cheesecakes delivered, Needs 48 hours notice
Baked, Homemade baking brownies and cookies to order, Bakedbycj@gmail.com
Tim’s Ribble Valley Catering, Pies, 07881 455500, Free delivery to Longridge, Goosnargh, Chipping on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Oh Sew Crafty Sewing and alteration service Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kiln and Craft, Arts and Craft shop, email@example.com
Pipkins, Delivering or posting gifts, toys, clothing, educational. 07468575054
Heights Farm Pet Foods, Door to door delivery, 07963376999
Taya Young, fruit, veg, bread, cheese,meat and ready meals, Online services 07866517429
Janet’s cakes and pies, Message Janet’s cakes page on Facebook
Potters Barn, Ribchester, 01254 878431 or 07970261703, Pottery gifts. Meal delivery Ribchester, Longridge, Chipping
Butlers Larder, Speciality food delivery, 01772 781500
Fullaloves, Wines, beers, hampers, gifts. Free local delivery 6 bottles or more. fullaloveswine.co.uk
The Ribble Valley Gin Company Wine/spirits 01772 597791 Www.ribblevalleygin.co
Tom Wood Artisan Butcher, Blackburn 01254 669133
I am aware there are many more businesses offering other delivery services and I will update as more information is received.
Samaritians – freephone 0800 116 123
Mental health access line – 24 / 7 help on NHS 111
Lancashire Listening service 0800 915 4640
CALM – Campaign against living miserably – 0800 58 58 58
Papyrus – Young people help and support – 0800 068 4141
Text service – Text ‘SHOUT’ to Crisis 85258
CALL – Community advice listening line – 0800 123 737
Mind infoline – 0300123 3393
SANEline 0300 304 7000
RIBBLE VALLEY FOODBANK
With immediate effect the Foodbank will not be open on Fridays at St. Paul's.
If you would like to request a food parcel please telephone 07849 534431 and arrangements will be made to deliver one to you.
A MESSAGE FROM LANCASHIRE VOLUNTEER PARTNERSHIP (LVP)
In order to support socially isolated and vulnerable people at this time Lancashire Volunteer Partnership (LVP) is providing a telephone befriending service. If you wish to volunteer to help with this you can join here https://lancsvp.org.uk/opportunities/ you will need access to the internet and ideally Skype too.
Should any people be identified by our befriending volunteers as needing support such as food, medication, deliveries etc or maybe they are looking to get involved in an online keep fit class, craft making or music group for example, they will be referred to an Our Lancashire staff member who will try and put them in touch with someone offering those services, either through the neighbourhood hubs or through groups that we know about.
Therefore, we are asking ANYONE offering a service to the community at this time, to register with Our Lancashire and create a group making it a central and easy place for all to see what is going on in their areas and for us as engagement officers to connect people to those groups.
Joining is simple. Visit www.ourlancashire.org.uk and click “Join Our Lancashire” in the top right corner, input your details and you will be sent a verification email – sometimes this may go to a spam folder, so check there if you do not receive it.
Once you have verified your email, you need to visit the website and log in, from your dashboard you can then “Create A Group”. This is where you will tell people about who you are and what your offer is. If for example it is an online keep fit class be sure to make that clear in your text (so people don’t think they have to visit your location) however we will check each listing to make sure it is suitable, relevant and clear and will publish once we have verified it.
ANYONE WISHING TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE NHS PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW