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Local Updates

  • Gosport Borough Council’s building is closed, however essential services are running. For more information visit their website here.
  • Gosport Community Safety Partnership has information for homelessness and rough sleepers here.
  • Jobcentre Plus Gosport is closed to all but vulnerable people and other related transactions which can’t be completed through any other channel (phone or journal). Inside Jobcentres, strict social distancing measures will be in place.
  • Citizens Advice Gosport are no longer able to provide their service face-to-face, but are maintaining their Universal Credit, Help to Claim and Money Advice Matters (MAM) services remotely, operating weekdays 9am-5pm. Residents should ring the main office number on 02392 520112 and press option 1. For more information, visit the website.
  • Stop Domestic Abuse are continuing to provide as full a service as possible, whilst protecting clients, staff and partners.  Read their statement from 24 March here.
  • A full list of Doctors surgeries and Pharmacies in Gosport is available to view here. Pharmacies may have recently changed their opening hours.  Please check here for current opening times.

A number of local groups, community projects and volunteers have formed to help those who need assistance during periods of isolation.

Fairfares is providing reduced rate trips to QA, as well as a grocery/medication delivery service. Phone 07715 411182

Ben and Jamie from Solent Mobility are collecting groceries you need and delivering them free of charge (Subject to availability). Phone 02392 009999

Acts of Kindness Community (Solent) are also offering Coronavirus Community Support.

The Stubbington and Hill Head Community Project has been set up to assist members of the community by offering a goods delivery service from the Stubbington traders throughout these coming months.

Fareham and Gosport Coronavirus Volunteers has also been started to assist with groceries and prescription collections.

Delivery Services – Groceries

The Fruit Basket are offering a £2 delivery service on orders over £10, call 02392 502923 (option 2) or order via WhatsApp – 07876 782746 or email orders@thefruitbasket.net . View their leaflet here. 

Eco Freaks Emporium  are offering food delivery.

Lee Fruit and Veg  are offering delivery for those who are elderly/vulnerable/self-isolating. Call 02392 556911 for more information.

Matthew’s Greengrocer are offering a £2 delivery service, call 02392 528806

G W Fresh Produce offer delivery to Gosport, Lee-on-the-Solent and Stubbington. Call 07908 953037 for more information.

Sheppards Family Butchers are offering deliveries for those in need or in self-isolation. Deliveries under £20 will incur a £2 charge, free delivery for over £20. Call 01329 665525 Tuesday-Friday between 8am-3pm.

Kev Jones & Son are offering deliveries to the elderly/vulnerable/those self-isolating. Convenience store. Call 01329 230192 for more information.

Solent Butchers in Portsmouth are offering Thursday deliveries to the Gosport/Lee on Solent areas of meat boxes. They usually supply to the catering trade. Call 02392 669228 to order.

Osolocal2u.com are offering a delivery service to PO12/PO13 areas. They usually deliver to the restaurant trade and cover the South coast. Fruit, veg, dairy, bakery available. Minimum £25 order plus £4.95 delivery. Call 0208 9887066 to order.

Sainsburys are now offering priority delivery slots and click and collect slots for elderly, vulnerable or disabled customers.  If you are in these categories please contact Sainsburys to let them know on 0800 328 1700.

Iceland is temporarily limiting deliveries to only people who are above state pension age, are self isolating and/or are disabled or vulnerable.

Shop opening times for vulnerable people

Waitrose in Stoke Road are open 8-9am for the elderly and/or vulnerable.

Lee-on-the-Solent Co-Operative, 121 High Street, Lee-on-the-Solent, PO13 9BU are open between 9.30-10.30am for the elderly/vulnerable.

The Co-operative Food (Forton, Elson and Hardway)- are open daily between 9.30-10.30 for elderly and vulnerable people.

Tesco stores (except Express stores) are open to the elderly and most vulnerable from 9-10am Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Food Warehouse, Brockhurst Gate, Gosport, PO12 0AF are open to the elderly and most vulnerable daily between 8-9am.

M&S Food, Brockhurst Gate, Gosport are open to elderly and vulnerable people from 8am-9am on Mondays and Thursdays.

Jollyes Pet Shop, Brockhurst Gate, Gosport, PO12 4FA are willing to hold stock for those unable for elderly/vulnerable people to collect – call 02394 214700

Sainsburys, Broadcut, Fareham are open to elderly or disabled customers (and their carers) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8am-9am.

Delivery Services – Meals and Drinks

Trinity’s at Haslar is rolling out a meal delivery service for those who need to self-isolate within a 5 mile radius of the restaurant – for more information contact Maria on 02392 601200.

Bap and Burrito Bar are reducing the price of their kids meals to £2 until further notice due to school closures.

33 Green Bottles are offering daily deliveries between 12-8pm, call 02392 170910

Fallen Acorn Brewing Co  are offering free home delivery in postcodes PO12 to PO16 using promo code SHOPLOCAL at checkout. Order by 2pm Sunday – Thursday for next day delivery. Contactless delivery available.

Gail’s Café are offering deliveries between 10am and 1pm with 20% off meals for the elderly, call 07446 900988.

Nurture them Naturally – delivery service available.

Oak House Foods provide home delivery of ready meals.

Ocean King Fish & Chips are offering free delivery in the local area between 6-8pm. 10% discount for all NHS, Armed Forces, and Emergency Services. OAP meals and light bite options available.

The Anglesey Hotel are offering deliveries between 12-2pm and 6-8pm. Free delivery in the PO12 area only. Contactless deliveries available.

The New Cottage Loaf are offering a Pre order for collection service and delivery if you’re elderly/vulnerable/self-isolating. Call 02392 5500622.

Wright Choice Catering offer frozen meals delivered to your door. £25 minimum spend for delivery.

Tilly’s  have a delivery and take away available between 9am-2pm, contactless delivery can be arranged. 20% discount for NHS workers, kids’ meals for £2.50.

The Tea Party  are offering a collection and delivery service.

Arty’s at Clarence Marina have deliveries coming soon, with take away available now. Call for more information.

Doing the Rounds offer catering, meals, cupcakes etc. , free deliveries, children’s meal deals, please call 02392 501444.

Spar at Tukes Avenue are offering a range of services available for those at risk, particularly those over 70. Call 01329 280667 for information.

Rosie’s Kitchen have £5 daily specials available throughout the week and deliveries are available. Call 02392 583226 for more details.

A Cut Above the Rest are offering delivery of raw and natural dog food and treats, all come in polystyrene boxes straight to your door – call 01329 28155 or 07828 683978

The Inn by the Sea offer deliveries available through Just Eat and a takeaway service.

LuLu Loves Home are working with local trader to arrange deliveries. Please contact directly for more information.

Kathy’s Café have home deliveries available through Just Eat or by calling 01329 600639.

The Bun Penny is offering a takeaway service, please contact bar@bunpenny.co.uk .

The Alverbank Hotel are offering a takeaway service, offering Soups & Stews. They will also be offering corner shop items including eggs and milk from both Seahorse Bar & Restaurant  & The Alverbank House Hotel. 

Café at Zero 5 , The Control Tower, Solent Airport, Daedalus, Lee-on-the-Solent are offering food to takeaway.

Bobby’s Italian, Stoke Road are offering a full takeaway and delivery menu Tuesdays to Sundays from 4pm.  Call 02392 523003 or order through their website or Just Eat.

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