Local Services during Covid-19

We have brought together a list of local groups and businesses offering services and support during this period

We will be maintaining and updating this list. Please let us know if there are any changes.

Meal/ Food deliveries:

Salted Orange

Meal delivery service for the over 65’s. Provides three home-cooked meals per day for £20 per week. These meals are nutritionally balanced and varied and will offer peace of mind for those struggling to get to supermarkets. To order this service please contact the team at Salted Orange on enquiries@saltedorange.co.uk or call 07792419730.

Doddington Hall

Farm shop home delivery service, they have been provided with a car by Soper of Lincoln Mini just for the current situation, and will deliver anything from their farm shop (but no loo roll!!) Call 01522 688581 between 9.30 am – 4.30 pm to discuss what you require. They can arrange to drop off on the doorstep or a designated safe place. Free delivery within a 10 mile radius of Doddington Hall, and £3 delivery for 10 + mile radius, with a maximum of 25 mile radius.

The Garden Tea room

10 am – 3 pm. For all food and drink items, cash on delivery only. Minimum of £5 spend. Call 07538862963. Sandwiches, bagels, cakes, Afternoon tea, hot and cold drinks.

Bar Unico

free home delivery with a minimum of £10 spend. For people living or working within a 7 mile radius of Lincoln between 10 am – 4 pm. The do Italian Panini’s, pizza, pastries and sandwiches.

Imperial Teas

Free delivery on all LN postcodes. Call on 01522 560008.

Simpsons Butchers

providing a local delivery service by going online or calling 01529 460403.

Domino’s pizza

Delivery as usual but you can now chose the option ‘Contact free delivery’ so the driver will call when they arrive and ask where you want them to leave the food.

Fresh from the Field’s box deliveries

Fresh produce delivered to your door, with a minimum of £10 spend. Includes immune booster boxes or pick your own items in a box. Based at Bailgate. Call 07557079849.

Curtis of Lincoln

personalised delivery service, free in Lincoln and surrounding areas, delivery van can also stop on your street with products when in the area. Call 01522 527212.

Ole Ole

Delivery with a minimum spend of £20. Open Monday to Friday: 13:00 – 14:30pm & 17:30 – 21:30pm, Saturday: 13:00 – 21:30pm, Sunday: 13:00 – 20:30pm. Order online at https://takeaway.oleolelincoln.co.uk/

Veg Out

Vegan care packages – All of our packages will include: Pack of granola, carton of UHT oat milk, 2 rolls of toilet roll, pack of dried fruits to put onto granola, Tea bags, Biscuits, 7 soup pots (frozen) including tomato, lentil and bean soup & a sweet potato and carrot, pack of seed sprinkle to put on top of soup, evening meals in individual frozen portions including: Sweet potato & Lentil cottage pie, mild and creamy broccoli and chickpea curry with rice, Vegan bean chilli with rice, Green lentil, mushroom and gravy puff pastry pie with peas, Pasta Bolognese bake, Black bean Bourguignon pie (topped with creamy mash) and Fluffy jacket potato with mixed baked beans. All items have long dates or arrive frozen so they can be spread out over a longer period if needed. Order through Facebook page.

Browns pie shop

Call 01522 527330 to order. Cash on delivery or pay by card. Minimum £10 spend, free delivery within 3 miles, Delivery 3-5 miles £2, or 5-10 miles £5.

Café Shanti

Vegan & Vegetarian food, will deliver for free in Lincoln and surrounding villages – call 07735161481.

Heath Butchers

Birchwood shopping centre is offering free delivery to all in isolation on orders over £10. Call 01522 692310.

Cross Keys, Stow

Doing takeaway and ‘Keys on Wheels’ delivery service within a 7 mile radius. They are also making bread. Payment is taken over the phone on 01427 788314. Available Wednesday to Sunday.

Elite on the Bail

Delivery 12pm – 8.30 pm Tuesday to Saturday, paid by card only over the phone. Delivery to Bailgate, Eastgate, Westgate, Northgate, Union Road, Priory Gate, Church Lane, Newport, Burton Road, Rasen Lane, Drury Lane, Mill Road, Pottergate & Minster Yard.

The Capital Dairy Company, Lincolnshire

Deliver milk, bread, eggs, juice and butter. Call 01205 316490.

Mcqueen’s dairies

Deliver milk. Call 0330 5555588. Free delivery.

Eden Farms

Deliver organic and fresh produce boxes. Minimum spend £15. Order online at www.edenfarms.co.uk or call 01790763582.

Pennell’s Lincoln

Mixed Veg box including eggs is £20, but will deliver other items also. Call 01522 699614. Card payments only. Items left on doorstep so no contact with driver.

Black Peppermint Food Company

Can provide a fresh food hamper delivered to your door. They are priced at £55. Have in them 12 Lincolnshire Sausages, 10 Rashers of bacon, 1 whole chicken, 4 chicken breasts, 1kg beef mince, carrots, onion, potatoes, broccoli, leek, garlic, red pepper, 4 pints of semi skimmed milk, 6 free range eggs, 1 salted butter, 1 loaf of bread, pasta, rice, 800g baked beans and 800g chopped tomatoes.

Hillary’s café

Will deliver breakfast, lunch or tea, as well as anything from the next door shop. Will take door step payments of card and cash.

Tower Hotel

Delivering meals and Afternoon tea for £13 per head including 3 sandwiches, 3 cakes, a scone and a sausage roll. They will try and find other items for you if needed. Call 01522 529999 to book. Delivering within a 5 mile radius. Orders under £15 will be charged a £2.50 delivery fee.

Pilgrim Food Service

Can order and collect 7 days a week, as well as delivery. Orders taken from 9 am – 6 pm. Call to order 01205 312700. Minimum order £50. Meals, frozen foods, drinks etc.

Tillbridge Tastery

Takeaway or delivery in Sturton by Stow. Will deliver Quiche, Rarebits, Wraps, Jacket Potatoes, Soups, Pies, Ploughman’s, Sandwiches, Breakfast baps, Cakes and scones, Brownies & Flapjack. Call 01427 797999.

Sir Robert Pattinson School, North Hykeham

Keeping their canteen open to serve the needs of local residents over 70 who are self-isolating. Delivering to homes. 01522 882020.

Lincoln Green Community Fund

Made hampers up – some to give to elderly and vulnerable, some for a small fee. 01522 692345.

Washingborough Academy

Supplying lunches to over 70’s who live in Washingborough, Heighington and Canwick. Call 01522 801355.

The Munch Box Lincoln

Hot food delivery service in the local area. Supplying breakfast 7.30 am – 11.30 am, Lunch time 11.30 am until 2 pm, and Tea time 5 pm until 8 pm. All food can be served as a prepared meal or can be food parcels to cook yourself. Ring 07834695785.

Goodness Without

Home cooked frozen ready meals which are Vegan, wheat free, dairy free and soya free. Can deliver for free, payment by bank transfer. Message on Facebook page.

Gelston Lambs

£70 lamb box with 1 leg joint, 6 chops, 1 pack of lamb mince, 1 pack of diced lamb, 1 pack of 6 minty lamb sausages, 6 Moroccan lamb burgers and 1 pack of liver. Arrives vacuum packed with free local delivery. Pay by BACS. Call 01400251501.

Kidz Kitchen

Meals on wheels in a 4 mile radius of Lincoln city centre. £3.95 for an individual portion, £6.95 for 2 indivisual portions or £9.50 for a family of 4 portion. Can deliver hot and ready to eat or chilled so ready to re-heat. Deliveries will be between 4 pm and 6 pm. Place orders before 1 pm on the day of delivery, but pre-orders will be accepted. Call 01522 536450 or email info@kidzkitchen.co.uk

Rising Café Lincoln

Free delivery service for their menu within a 5 mile radius. Call 01522 568396 or email Lincoln@risingcafe.co.uk

Many other places are doing takeaway also in Lincoln such as Five Bells in Bassingham, La Trattoria De Vincenzo, The Secret Garden Tearoom in Welton, Daisy Made have a drive through for food and ice cream tubs, Bunty’s tea room, Stokes.



Elderly shopping hours 9 – 11 am every day.


Monday, Wednesday & Friday between 9 – 10 am is for vulnerable and elderly shoppers.


From opening time to 9 am for elderly shoppers.


Have set aside the first hour of trading on Thursday’s for elderly & vulnerable customers.


Open for the elderly and vulnerable the first hour of every day, and food warehouse between 8 am and 9 am.


The first hour of opening every day set aside for the elderly and vulnerable.

M & S

Monday and Thursday’s have the first hour of opening set aside.


Monday – Saturday, 9 am to 10 am set aside.


Cathedral Cars Lincoln

Have advised that from tomorrow Sainsbury’s will be opening the first hour specifically for vulnerable groups. With this in mind Cathedral Cars have 2 cars free tomorrow morning to start, for the first hour to offer free return journeys to Lincoln Sainsbury’s for any over 70’s. Cathedral Cars are on 01522 394925.

HBW Taxi’s

Branston based Taxi Service also serving all surrounding areas. Transport still available and also provide other services such as collecting bits from shop, pharmacy etc and bringing if needed. No job too small just give them a call for a chat and tell them what you need. Call 01522 790404 or 07479 015586.

Pet services

Taylor’s dog training

Offering free dog walking services to vulnerable and elderly people in Heighington Village and some surrounding areas where possible. Call on 07956 059496.

Rovers Return Pet Shop

Opening at 8 am for elderly to shop only, and will deliver pet supplies to those who cannot get out. Based at Wolsley Way, Lincoln, LN2 4SX. 01522 560696.


Birchwood who supply pet & gardening supplies are delivering for free, if you are self-isolating, so long as you are in the Birchwood area, Doddington Park, so anything in between Skellingthorpe Rd to Doddington Rd. Call 01522 695528.

Mixed services

University of Lincoln Men’s Rugby Union

Had their season cut short so are offering to help with posting mail, delivering shopping, walking dogs, a call and other tasks. Email them on rugbymen@lincolnsu.com

Brantley Manor Care Home

Supporting vulnerable persons, and those living with or have dementia. They will help with shopping, prescription collection, daily phone call check-up, weekly activity packs and help and support. Call 01522 543866.

Age UK

Are asking for community heroes to help deliver meals and groceries, do telephone chats or any other skills that may help. www.ageuk.org.uk/lincolnsouthlincolnshire.

Rally Round

Rally Round can help families, friends and neighbours co-ordinate practical support for those close to them. https://rallyroundme.com/


Central Plumbing & Heating

Offering a free over the phone or Face time service for those over 70 or at risk category to help them solve any plumbing, heating or gas related problems. Call on 01522 535335.

Lincoln Gin distillery

Producing hand sanitizer instead of gin currently. Call 01522 703971.

Hykeham Building and Supplies

Will deliver heating supplies such as kindling, coal and gas, as well as cleaning products and plumbing items. Call 01522 686630.

The Little Pottery Studio

Takeaway boxes that can be posted for £6 – with pottery of your choice to paint – call 07483454392.

Nationwide Building Society

Opening between 8 am & 9 am solely for over 70’s or with underlying health problems.

Jackson Build Base

If over 70 or vulnerable they can deliver items out for heating. Call 01522 511115.

Gas & Electric Pre-payment Meters

To anyone struggling financially and has less than £4 on their meter, and will not get money for a while, phone and ask for a ‘Fuel voucher’. It is £49 and can be applied twice a year, and you do not have to pay this back. A PIN is texted to your phone and you just show it at your top up shop with your gas card or electric key.