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White Horse News – supporting our local businesses!

THESE are worrying times for local businesses; many have unfortunately had to temporarily close their doors but some are still trading – with many operating differently within the constraints of government guidelines.

Here is our list of local businesses who are still operating during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis:

We will be regularly updating this list. If you would like your business to be included please email advertising@wiltshirepublications.co.uk

Everyone at White Horse News would like to thank all of our regular advertisers – without your support the newspaper would not be possible.

Businesses Westbury:

Autonomy Care Group Limited

Care services are provided by three divisions, Autonomy Life, Autonomy Care and Autonomy Plus. Autonomy Life provides residential care for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. Autonomy Care provides domiciliary care services within individual’s own homes and in the wider community and Autonomy Plus provides residential care for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.Everything is running as normal.

For more information please visit: at www.autonomygroup.net or telephone 01225 613020 or email enquiries@autonomygroup.net.

Chelle Brichard Counselling

Provision of one-to-one counselling support to adults with issues such as depression, anxiety and relationship difficulties. Based in Westbury and currently offering sessions via Zoom or telephone.
www.chellebrichard.co.uk; counselling@chellebrichard.co.uk

New Champion Chinese takeaway

Chinese food to take away. 1/2 price for all NHS staff and care workers. Visit www.newchampion.co.uk

Wiltshire Country Fayre

Food delivery service. Supplying local top quality free-range meats, fresh fish, huge selection of cheeses, free-range eggs and variety of deli produce. Free delivery on orders over £10. Tony has been running WCF for 30 years, delivering in the Wiltshire and Avon area. It is business as usual; offering contactless delivery and payment. Visit www.wiltshirecountryfayre.co.uk to browse products and place orders or call Tony or Jade on 01225 761 705 or 01225 436 300

Slimming World

Now holding virtual groups to help and support existing and new members through the lockdown to achieve their dream weight. Plus still offer access to all online features and Facebook group, support from their consultants so members get the inspiration, support and encouragement they need at half the original price. Also running new ‘virtual groups’, where members can get the same practical help, caring support and friendship they rely on. To find out more, please call any of the Consultants for details: Juliet – 07747 199279; Katherine – 07887 690800 or Connie – 07928 904417

Whitehall Garden Centre, Lacock

Click & Collect and National Delivery on all products on their website, including plants, garden sundries, seeds, food (this is being set up this week with veg & meat boxes that customers can buy online for collection), garden furniture & BBQs. The Lacock centre is closed but The Lacock Village Shop that Whitehall also runs is open. Have introduced a new Click & Collect service and are now delivering Nationwide on all plants and products on our website. Visit: www.whitehallgardencentre.co.uk or email: customerservices@whitehallgardencentre.co.uk

Busy Books

Still very much operating and supporting small businesses with their COVID19 related queries. Contactable via 01373 229589 / 01380 830205 or via Facebook: www.facebook.com/BusyBooks

Hire Standards

Still open and operating down on 5 Washington Road, West Wilts Trading Estate with some strict COVID19 regulations in place including Contactless payments by card only, Safe distance barrier, and one person in the shop allowed at any one time. Deliveries and collections by arrangement are continuing particularly / mainly to keyworkers, councils and construction. Tel. 01373 858001

Cresswell Engineering

Still operational with a smaller team in Westbury. Offering sub contract CNC machining both turning and milling and full fabrication services including welding and fabrication in all materials in house. Currently have capacity in all areas and are able to offer a fast and efficient turn around of small or larger requirements. Office is currently working from home so please contact through email : Admin@Cresswellengineering.co.uk. Contact : Steve King and he will get in touch ASAP.

E J Crafts

Trading on Facebook page. Selling yarn, sewing supplies, knitting needles and crochet hooks etc. to contact, message va the E J Crafts FB page. Also making scrub bags and mask for the NHS and local care home – contact via FB if you work for the above and will make you as many as needed.

Horse & Groom, Westbury

Takeaway food, beer & wine; Sunday Lunch in particular is proving very popular. See website for the food menu – https://horseandgroomwestbury.co.uk – while Facebook page has more details of drinks available as the supply is somewhat erratic so the most up to date is Facebook. Telephone orders only on 01373 859 433

Impartial Financial Management Limited

Still operating offering mortgages and life assurance.  Can also help families out that want to raise money from their properties for later life lending and equity release without the need for any income, perhaps to help out other members of family that are really struggling financially during these difficult times.  Or alternatively even if someone needs advice about changing their mortgage or how to take payment holidays, give the a call as there will always be someone available. Have already helped several people with the above and also helped people claim their government allowances for small businesses which they may have missed out on. Email admin@impartialfinancial.co.uk or call 01373 823374.

Davies of Westbury

Shop open 9 -4pm during Coronavirus – closed BH Friday 8th May and BH Monday 25th May. People are welcome in shop as long as they follow the advice of the staff for social distancing – there may be queues at busy times.  Offering deliveries but mainly for the elderly and vulnerable at the moment. Telephoning is best for information and to place and order. Ask that anyone able to come into the shop or can collect their items do so as they have so many deliveries at this time. “We offer our thanks to ALL workers who are doing anything to help our community at this very difficult time. A big thank you to the members of the public for your understanding whilst we try our best to serve you,” says Gary Davies. 24 Edward Street, Westbury. Tel. 01373 822431.

Garston Veterinary Group

Emergency and remote vet consultations. Puppy and kitten vaccinations, plus first adult booster vaccinations. Cat neutering. Repeat prescriptions. Pet food sales and anti-parasiticide treatments. farm and equine service running as normal with 2m social distancing. All staff wearing PPE all of the time. Frome surgery open 8am until 6pm 7 days a week including bank holidays. Either call 01373 452225 or visit www.garstonvets.co.uk or Facebook page Garston vets or Instagram garston_veterinary_group

Butterfly Home Help

Care and Support at Home. Continuing to provide more care for more local people.

Visit www.butterflyhomehelp.org; email info.wilts@butterflyhomehelp.com or call 01373 825951.

Foot Help

Foot Health Practitioner, using PPE (mask, aprons, latex-free gloves). Clients can email; jennybrown126@gmail.com or call 07725 738034 or 01225 868272

Churchill Hypnotherapy

Clinical Hypnotherapy – currently carrying out sessions as normal but all sessions online. Call 07515 441825 or visit www.churchillhypnotherapy.co.uk

Forget Me Not Care Limited

Providing domiciliary care,  keeping safe distances. “All our Carers are going above and beyond at the moment.  They are wearing additional PPE’s during this current crisis.” If you require any information please contact the office on 01373 858333 or  07540 722034 on call number.

Avonvale Developments

Still trading but applying distancing rules and only jobs that can be done by myself and not involving others – patio, decking, fencing and masonry/brickwork walling. Telephone Rob on 01225 284896; Mobile 07792 419621 or visit www.extensionstrowbridge.com

Stagecoach Performing Arts Trowbridge, Frome & Westbury

Online classes every Saturday. Offering lots of free online classes, running challenges and making YouTube videos for students to do at home via #stagecoachathome. Email trowbridge@stagecoach.co.uk, visit www.stagecoach.co.uk/trowbridge or call 01249 714333

LawnTender (South Wilts & East Somerset)

Providing professional lawn care services using commercial products and equipment (weed & feed, aeration and scarification). Free lawn assessment and quotation available without obligation. Call 01373 859016; Email – southwilts@lawntender.co.uk; Facebook – Lawntender Lawn Care

Bratton Plant Centre

Free delivery. Www.brattonplantcentre.co.uk

Brattonplants@gmail.com; 07498 818268

Clarkes Railings And Panels

We can supply high quality, tailor made bespoke ironwork fabrications to the domestic market including gates and garden arches. www.crapgates.co.uk. 01373 303298; 07725 546200.

Gooding Accounts Ltd

Full accountancy and taxation services together with full Covid-19 support across all business sectors. Video updates, all working remotely, electronic uploads, constant Covid-19 updates, Zoom meetings. Call 01373 510020, info@goodingaccounts.co.uk; www.goodingaccounts.co.uk; follow on Facebook: Gooding Accounts.

Pullen’s Plumbing

Operating an emergency service so will respond to fixing leaks blockages and repairs to hot water and heating whilst observing social distancing. Telephone 01373 303481 or mobile 07889 900466. email brentpullen@blueyonder.co.uk

Dave Naughton Electrical Services Limited

Still operating, responding to emergency call outs and breakdowns.

(01373) 859509 / (01225) 663509; 07542 107955

Elliotts – traditional butchers

Still open for business with only one person in shop at a time. Home deliveries. Visit: www.elliottsbutcherswestbury.co.uk; call 01373 865 948; email elmerelliott@hotmail.co.uk

Autocade Motor Services

Still open and it’s business as usual. Still offering services, MOTs and any other vehicle issues that come along.  Trying to keep things as normal as possible with extra safety precautions in place including contactless collection & delivery for anyone self-isolating. 132 Engineer Road, West Wilts Trading Estate, Westbury. ba13 4jw. Tel. 01373 82627 or contact via messages through Facebook page.

Goodwills Legal Services Ltd

Services on offer: Wills, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Pre-paid funeral plans  and related services. Offering free telephone consultations and free support and advice regarding making a Will in the current circumstances. Single Will only £98, couples only £88 per person.  Prices include an individual consultation and your Will being drafted by a specialist regulated law firm. Telephone: 01373 593193 or 01225 683062; Email: info@goodwillslocal.co.uk; Website:  www.goodwillslocal.co.uk

Dave the Pave

Still working • Brick & block pave drives • paths • kerbing • patios • fencing • walls built • yards • extensions & new builds • all types of groundworks undertaken • kitchens supplied & fitted • doors supplied & fitted. Tel. 07710 691052.

Car Body Work Repairs

Still open for • Insurance Works • Car & Commercial • Restorations • Caravan Repairs • Insurance Approved

156 Chemical Rd, West Wilts Trading Estate,

Westbury. BA13 4JN. 07709 918911; carbodyworkrepairs@gmail.com

Westbury Fencing

For all your fencing requirements including fences supplied & erected and repairs. Tel. 01373 822933 or 0750 637 3335; info@westburygardenfencing.co.uk; www.westburygardenfencing.co.uk

Knees – Home & Electrical Store

Still open online and delivering (please let them know if you are self-isolating). Stock of electrical items such as fridge freezers, washing machines, tumble dryers, ovens, range cookers, vacuum cleaners and food processors which can be viewed at www.knees.co.uk (subject to availability). Some items of furniture and home accessories also available to buy online. Staff in the office are also taking orders and queries on 01225 774247.

That number can also be used to ask about Masterclass Kitchens – Knees project manage the design and build process from start to finish – www.kitchensatknees.co.uk.

Follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @kneesretail for updates.

Cathy Burton Counselling

Affordable counselling in Westbury. Providing a safe space with someone who listens. All appointments are now being conducted online or on the telephone. Help with the following: • Relationship issues • Depression • Domestic violence • Pet bereavement • Childhood trauma • Low self esteem • Trauma & abuse • Bereavement and loss • And many more. www.cathyburtoncounselling.com; Tel: 07745 233055; cathyburtoncounselling@outlook.com

Tube and Valve Supply Ltd

Open but running at reduced hours of Mon to Friday 09.00 – 13.00; following the government guidelines of social distancing. Also running a restricted local delivery service where goods will be left outside of the customer’s premises, no signature required but payment to be made over the phone; no cash transactions if at all possible.

Units 1-3 Brunel Centre, Cory Way, Westbury. BA13 4QT. Telephone   01373 826065

Iles & Vincent Funeral Services

Still open and “doing what we can to look after families needing our help.” Tel: 01985 220161 Email: info@ilesandvincentfuneralservices.co.uk; www.ilesandvincentfuneralservices.co.uk

Sydenhams Ltd

The Builders Merchant side of the Frome branch is open (Excluding the Kitchen and Bathroom showroom). Allocated collection for trade customers or essential contracts only.

Please phone them on 01373 451600 for more information.

Handlemaker Road, Frome. BA11 4RW • sydenhams.co.uk

White Horse Windows Ltd

Out on emergency call outs only. Call 07909 441442 or 01373 302594

Bill Savage Gas & Electrical

Operating without the shop being open via phone and on line orders via the www.euronics.co.uk website. Most products still readily available. Still offering delivery and connection observing strict social distancing. 01373 472824 | www.euronics.co.uk

Batsford Timber

The Sawmills at Longleat. Warminster, BA12 7JW. 01985 219555

Still open and are currently offering dedicated time slots for customers who want to collect products, and deliveries for customers staying at home or self isolating. Supplying all your needs for quality outdoor timber products from agricultural and industrial fencing to gates, fence panels and garden furniture.

Visit the website for full details: www.batsfordtimber.co.uk including measure relating to Covid-19.

Life and Mobility Solutions Ltd

Open at Trudoxhill for collections, also offering free local delivery. New website now online which has all products listed; people can order over the phone with free delivery or can collect. 01373 836165. https://lifeandmobility.co.uk

New Resource Recruitment

Still open and its business as usual with consultants working full time remotely, and are actively supporting as many of the local businesses as possible, who still require additional staff. Continuing to register new candidates and still putting people out to work, within a number of major companies in Westbury, Melksham, Trowbridge, Calne and Chippenham areas. People can still register for work by calling us on 01225 708040 or email: info@newresource-group.com.

For any large or small local companies looking for staff, large, a wide collection of good calibre candidates are available who are waiting to step in and help, be it for one day or long term. www.newresource-group.com