The Shuttle : Community Extra

The Shuttle ‘Community Extra’ will be available online giving lots of useful information about local services from our local  shops and deliveries in the Edinburgh area.

THE SHUTTLE – COMMUNITY EXTRA

Shopping

Marchmont St Giles’ Church is very keen to support our local businesses and have compiled a list of local businesses which are still open.

Please Note the following:

All information is correct at time of printing

Do not touch items unless you are committed to buying them.

Do not enter if you show any of the following symptoms; flu-like symptoms, high temperature or new continuous cough. It is vital that we protect all keyworkers, other customers and ourselves.

Observe social distancing guidelines and instructions from retailers

Where possible shop on your own

Many shops are short-staffed so please be patient, SMILE and say THANK YOU!

 

Local Pharmacies

Marchmont Pharmacy – open Mon – Fri from 10am- 1pm and 2pm – 5pm and Sat 9am – 12.30pm and 1.30 – 3.30pm. Only 2 people allowed in shop at one time , please allow more time for your prescription to be made up and only call (0131 228 6677) if necessary.

Kings Pharmacy – open Mon – Fri from 10am- 1pm and 2pm – 5pm and Sat 9am – 1pm. Only 2 people allowed in shop at one time , please allow more time for your prescription to be made up and only call (0131 447 2198) if necessary.

Steven Ward Pharmacy – open Mon – Fri from 10am- 1pm and 2pm – 5pm and Sat 9am – 1pm. Only 2 people allowed in shop at one time , please allow more time for your prescription to be made up and only call (0131 447 9610) if necessary.

For up-to-date information please go to nhsinform.scot

Local Shops

Marchmont Hardware – open Mon, Wed, Frid from 11am – 3pm. Only 2 people allowed in at one time and follow one way system following social distancing guidelines. Delivery service available to those who are vulnerable/self-isolating –email info@marchmont-hardware.co.uk or call 07810713007 .

Fraser McLeod Greengrocer/Deli – open 7am- 6pm Mon – Sat but unable to do deliveries. Shop well stocked with fruit, vegetables, pasta and deli items (0131 452 9786)

New Leaf Co-op Wholefoods – Check website for opening days and hours. Can shop online via their website and collect food from shop. Very comprehensive instructions and information on www.newleafcoop.co.uk . Customers not allowed in shop but counter access at door. For people with no internet access there are order forms and pens available from the door, fill in and hand back. Looking at contactless deliveries. (0131 228 8548)

Margiottas (Warrender Park Road) – open 7am – 11pm Customers welcome but please obey retailers instructions. Looking at providing delivery services for elderly, vulnerable and self-isolated. Check website/facebook for updated information (0131 228 6791)

Avenue Stores – open Mon – Sun 6.30am – 8pm. Well stocked convenience store and can deliver in the EH9 area only. Please call Mon – Fri between 9am and 12pm, have your order ready and payment details and they will endeavour to deliver the same day (0131 668 3274)

Cork and Cask Wine Shop – online/social media orders only available www.corkandcask.co.uk

Scotmid – Both shops (Warrender Park Road – 0131 229 8195 and Marchmont Road 0131 447 0353) closing at 10pm each night. Well stocked and ask customers to behave in a respectful manner.

Sainsburys – open till 9pm each night – well stocked. (0131 446 0096)

Post Offices – Grange Road – open Mon – Frid 9.00am – 1.00pm and Sat – 9am – 12.00pm

Blackford Avenue – open Mon – Sun 7am – 1pm

Times are subject to change and customers are asked to only do essential transactions.

Newspapers – deliveries are also available via local newsagents. To find a local delivery, visit delivermynewspaper.co.uk or call 0800 980 6907

Takeaways – Please order through www.just-eat.co.uk Local outlets include Wokness (Chinese), Café Artista, (Italian) Kasbah (Indian) with a wide selection of other choices available on the website.

Delivery Food boxes: Please see the following link for companies who are doing home deliveries in the Edinburgh area and beyond. By using this service you can keep safe and support these businesses.

https://bit.ly/3ar6ocH

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