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Food delivery support during the pandemic

covid-19Sue Wales has provided the following list of local suppliers who provide a delivery service. Supporting local supppliers at this time can be very helpful. There are some overlaps with the list provided by the Parish Council but is presented as supplied so that nothing is missed.

Meat – Wayne Pullen, Milborne Port – for quality locally sourced meat and homemade pies. 01963 250222

Meals on Wheels – from The Gainsborough Arms Milborne Port. For your Sunday roast, place your order before 3pm the previous Saturday. For all other meals, phone the pub before 11.30am that day. 01963 250330

Frozen Meals to re-heat at home – if you fancy a night off, The King’s Arms, Charlton Horethorne can help. Orders taken Monday to Thursday 9am to 1pm for collection the following day: Tuesday to Friday 10am to 1pm. Deliveries reserved only for customers who are unable to collect due to self-isolation/quarantine.  01963 220281 and Facebook The Kings Arms Charlton Horethorne

Delicatessan etc – The Pear Tree in Sherborne offer a free delivery service to Milborne Port for a £10 minimum spend. (milk, eggs, pies, bacon, cheese etc) 01935 812828

Fresh fruit and vegetables – from Sherborne Fruit & Veg Market 07515 554549

Fresh fruit and vegetables – from Nick’s Fruit & Veg 07553 018989

Coffee - If you are missing some really good coffee, the Bean Shot Café, South St, Sherborne are still roasting in Bruton and will deliver by post (whole bean, filter or cafetiere). 07591 733126, beanshot.co.uk

Bread - Oxford’s Bakery, Alweston, are baking and delivering bread and other staples locally. 01963 23214

Cheese and much more (Blue Vinny, local Cheddar, West Country Brie) + milk, (there is a vending machine for filling your own container dispensing their own milk – open until 9pm) soups, butter, fruit and vegetables and some store cupboard items from Woodbridge Farm near Bishop’s Caundle. SatNav DT10 2BD 01963 23133 or e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to place an order for collection from the farm shop (open from 9am until 2pm). dorsetblue.com Or visit the farm for safe, social distance shopping.

Fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, home-cooked ready meals by Simply Cooking – from Else Family Butchers, Stalbridge. Free home delivery. Facebook Else Family Butchers. 01963 362276

Waitrose Sherborne – will deliver up to 20 items of grocery essentials for the elderly and vulnerable or for those isolating or being shielded. 01935 389490

Dike & Son Stalbridge have now launched a Box Scheme that can be ordered by email. If you would like to pre-order a box of groceries for local home delivery or collection from their car park, please email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your address and contact details. NOTE: There is currently a 10-11 day lead time. (as at 30th March) Boxes come in two sizes, £40 or £60, and will contain the following: milk, bread, butter, cheese, eggs, meat, bacon, cooked meat, potatoes, carrots, green veg, apples, bananas, frozen veg, frozen chips or potatoes, pasta/rice/noodles, cereals, biscuits, squash, crisps and chocolate. They can’t send a list of brands, as it will be availability dependent. They will confirm receipt of your order by email and let you know roughly when you can expect it. Then, on the day of delivery/collection from the car park they will call you to take payment over the phone.
**Please note you can still come into the store to do your shopping. Our new opening hours are 8am-6pm Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday.

Olives et al - Olives Et Al have set up a very simple Home Delivery Online Grocery site, ‘Loaf and Larder’ to help you get all the essentials (as well as everything Olives Et Al) to you – direct to your door or collect from their shop in Sturminster Newton. Think of it as an online grocery store for essentials with some really nice treats thrown in, including: Bread, Pasta, Rice, Dairy, Spreads, Canned Foods, Sandwiches, Pastries, Biscuits, Snacks, Wines, Spirits, Store Cupboard and Hygiene Essentials. loafandlarder.com Deli: 01258 474 303 | Mob: 07970 163 558 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dorset Fine Dining – from Higher Holton, Wincanton.  Check out their Facebook page.  They can deliver a range of frozen dishes for cooking at home. They are also baking bread. Grocery boxes available. Mixed veg boxes £25; mixed veg & fruit boxes £30. Either text Nick on 07525 667687 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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