The businesses of the Cotswolds need the support of our community.

So many people, families, friends and businesses have been affected by COVID - 19 and the closures that were necessary for all our safety.

Cotswolds.support is a place for us to get together, find the best way to support our favourite local businesses, be involved in local initiatives and to do our bit to strengthen our community.

We have developed this site to showcase and support small service-based businesses and the self employed who may be struggling in these difficult times.

It’s easy to use, simple to navigate and it’s completely free!

 

The businesses of Cotswolds need the support of our community.

So many people, families and businesses have been affected by COVID-19 and the closures that were necessary for all of our safety. Cotswolds.support is a place for us to get together, find the best way to support our favourite local businesses and initiatives and do our bit to strengthen our community. We have developed the site to showcase small service-based businesses and the self-employed which may struggle in these difficult times.

Support a Local Business

Under each tab below are our local businesses, those run by our friends, our families and our neighbours. Information on supporting these businesses is beside each. This might be leaving an online review, ordering online or sharing a referral. Each business has different needs and different ways you can help.

BURFORD

Aggy Dadan (edible by Aggy)
BAKERY 

Celebrity chef and TV star baking sweet treats, cakes and popular traditional bakery favourites from butter/sugar buns, lardy’s to extraordinary edible food sculptures.

info@edibleshop.co.uk | Visit our website

Atreum
IT, WEB & AUDIO VISUAL SERVICES

We provide IT, Internet, Broadband/WiFi and Audio Visual support services to domestic and business customers throughout the local area. Phone or on-site support available.

Priority service for homeworkers and those with isolation communication issues.
PPE and full social distancing guidelines followed.

andy@atreum.co.uk | 07771 701777| Visit our website

Bumbles of Burford
DELICATESSEN

We sell vegetables,fruit, milk, bread cheese and your usual deli products.

We make and deliver lunches everyday for vulnerable people in isolation. We deliver all shop products within a 10 mile radius

fryingpanfire@aol.com | 01993 822209| Visit our website

Cameo Hairdressers
HAIRDRESSERS

Hairdressers and Barbers. Closed until July.

ameo@gmail.com | 01993822292

Cotton & Gems
JEWELLERY

Cotton & Gems is an online jewellery boutique. We have numerous designers as well as our own extensive jewellery range which includes earrings, rings, bracelets necklaces as well as gifts for men.

Clare@cottonandgems.com | 07974413354 | Visit our website

Cressy Landless
LIFE COACH

Feeling isolated and alone?

I am a life coach and I deal with relationship crises.  Many people are now shut in their homes with each other and the challenges of relationships are varied, poignant and hard to avoid. 

 Firstly, there can be huge loneliness when you are with someone you would rather not be with and there is no escape.   I will give you the tools and strategies you need to survive now and thrive later.

Secondly, being alone and unable to see and be with the one you love is also very challenging.  Keeping your relationship alive in isolation from your loved one is important.  I can help you to overcome your worries and keep your relationship alive.

Finally, you may also be facing separation from your children or grandchildren. The sadness and loneliness of this loss of contact is damaging.  It may seem that there is nothing you can do, but sometimes a different perspective can help you improve the most futile of situations. I can help.

I offer affordable and easily achievable packages tailored to individual needs.

cressy@cresslandless.com | 07747 623338 | view our website

David Gee Wealth Management
FINANCIAL PLANNING 

We specialise in personal and business financial planning. Face to face service ensuring clients get the best service possible. We can look at anything from mortgages, protection to pensions and investments.

david.gee@sjpp.co.uk | 07748631501| Visit our website

E W Garden Landscaping
GARDEN LANDSCAPING

• Garden maintenance
• Seasonal pruning of trees and shrubs
• Tree planting
• Hedge cutting

karolina.weir@gmail.com | 07896 734877

Fyrefly Studios
PHOTOGRAPHY

Hello! My name is Jason and I run a professional photography studio offering portraiture, event, festival and commercial work.  With a background in the performing arts I also specialise in working with musicians, bands and artists.

Needless to say that as Covid spread and we got locked down I lost all of my bookings for spring and summer 2020.  I opened my studio in June 2019, a dream come true, and was really pleased with how my business was growing....and then along came The Virus.

As the situation eases I'll be back up and running so if you are a family looking for a new set of portraits, an artist after some promotional photos, a businesses putting together a fresh website or a restaurant with a brand new menu, get in touch with me!

jason@fyreflystudios.com | 07775 707285| Visit our website

GRIP Corporate Coaching
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE COACHING

GRIP is a professional performance coaching service to support individuals, teams, and businesses to get a grip of their success, through better connecting and utilising their capabilities and potential.

Covid-19 has presented businesses and their employees a large challenge, not just financially, but culturally in how they stay connected and engaged with one another, and support each other, during a period where they are not able to be together.

If you are navigating challenging and difficult conversations with your people - at all levels - and want support to improve communication and maintain engagement, and development, please give me a shout and let's have a chat to see how I can help you to achieve what you want.

lisa@gripcoaching.co.uk | 07739 830636 Visit our website

Helo Video
BUSINESS CONSULTANCY/COACHING

Specialising in helping entrepreneurs, experts and introverts get started and get comfortable and effective with making video.

VIDEO is something all businesses should be using already but it’s become even more crucial right now.  93% of internet users watch video, 85% spend more time on a website with video, and social media posts with video attract three times more engagement and website conversion rates increase from 2.9% to 4.8% - and that was before lockdown. So many entrepreneurs are now using video - are you? Now is the perfect time to skill up -

Forbes - if your small business isn't using video marketing, you're missing a massive opportunity.  People are not looking for high production value - content is king

People buy from people, and people want authentic, natural content. There's a big difference between online noise and effective video that sells, your products, services, ideas - you.  

To find out more, get in touch.

info@helenlord.com | 07792 678944

HENRY Project Management Ltd
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

I am a Project manager with over 40 years experience in all aspects of the construction industry with a team of professional consultants , we can assist on projects from multi million pound commercial or residential developments to to one off bespoke conversions and extensions . We can assist and advise on planning, construction and costings from initial conception stage, cost plans, tendering , design  right through to completion and final sign off by building control , as well as advising on tendering, contracts and management of  construction process.   

If you are considering a building project or are already looking at appointing a contractor or starting to build, please give me a call, we are happy to provide a free initial assessment and advice on how to get things moving and how to manage and carry out your project in a professional, efficient and cost effective way .

Contact@clivehenry.co.uk | 07968710759

J Coles Plumbing & Heating
PLUMBING & HEATING ENGINEER

We offer plumbing and heating services to Burford and the surrounding towns and villages.

Info@jcolesplumbing.co.uk | 07956 028366| Visit our website

Join in China
BUSINESS SERVICES

We are a consultancy firm based in Cirencester and specialised in Chinese market, including sourcing and supply chain management. During this unprecedented situation, we have taking full advantages of our contacts in China and UK, helping businesses both here and abroad to carry on the communications and trading when needed, especially on getting the supply and demanded connected to combat the pandemic.

qing@joininchina.co.uk | 07717317009 | www.joininchina.co.uk

Lounge Design
MARKETING & DESIGN

We might not be in our usual spot, but we're still operating from our homes if anyone needs marketing advice or just a friendly chat! Our production hub is still functional and we are currently providing design, print, signage and websites (including this one). But most importantly, right now, we're here to offer advice and direction to our clients who may be looking for creative solutions for their own businesses.

Want to chat? Use this link to make an appointment via phone call or skype.

relax@loungedesign.co.uk | 01285652063 | view our website

Little Learners Flexicare
CHILD MINDER

I can only look after children of key workers.

To find out more, get in touch.

theapj@hotmail.com | 07900538046

Lynne's Shop
RETAIL

Fashion,  gifts, scaves, jewellery, crystals, handbags, etc

59 High Steet, Burford

Shop is closed until further notice but please visit my new website which has just gone online.

lynnesshop@btinternet.com  | 07977096275 Visit our website

Madhatter Bookstore
BOOK SHOP

We are an indie bookstore selling great books for all ages.  We are currently closed due to Covid 19.  

Please follow us on Facebook for latest news & offers. www.facebook.com/madhatterbooksandhats/

Themadhatterbookstore@gmail.com | 07774 637941| Visit our website

Nutmeg and Thyme
CATERING

UPDATE: I will now be settling in Burford, Oxfordshire for the forseeable future to run my food delivery/catering service FULL TIME!! There will be more frequently updated menus, new services offered and more details to come. I'm so excited and restless to kick things off properly, and get creating and delivering to the lovely people around Oxfordshire. Thank you for all your support!!

We are a plant based food delivery service who prepare fresh wholefood vegan/vegetarian and gluten free meals, bakes, cakes and salads to custom order. Having lost a job in a London restaurant due to closures for Covid-19, I have set up a food delivery service in my hometown of Burford to provide wholesome, nourishing high quality meals, bakes and breads for those who choose to eat plant based and/or gluten free or those who simply wish to eat more nourishing freshly prepared food which can be adapted and customised to people's dietary and personal preferences.

Our range is mostly gluten free and refined sugar free and we're happy to take special requests.

emilyweir44@gmail.com | 07951 742978

Priory Restaurant and B&B
HOSPITALITY

This popular tea rooms and cafe in the centre of Burford is open weekends from 10-12 serving takeaway breakfasts and drinks.

We hope to see you (from a 2 metre distance!).

Info@prioryrestaurantburford.co.uk | 01993 823249| Visit our website

The Angel at Burford
PUB & RESTAURANT

The Angel at Burford are running a takeaway and home delivery service of their award-winning gastro pub food.

gemma@theangelatburford.co.uk | 01993822714| Visit our website

The Carpenters Arms
PUB 

Local community pub offering home cooking using the best available ingredients.

Info@thecarpentersarmsfulbrook.co.uk | 01993 823 823| Visit our website

The Highway Inn
RESTAURANT AND PUB WITH ROOMS

UPDATE: The Highway Inn will be reopening on the 4th July for room and table reservations. To book www.thehighwayinn.co.uk or email scott.williamson@thehighwayinn.co.uk

The Highway Inn is currently operating a takeaway service.

scott.williamson@thehighwayinn.co.uk | 01993823661| Visit our website

The Maytime Inn
HOSPITALITY (INN)

Since the 17th Century, The Maytime Inn in Asthall, near Burford, has welcomed guests with hospitality and comfort.

The Maytime Inn seamlessly blends historic elegance with luxurious amenities,  boasting six individually decorated bedrooms, a large restaurant, and an extensive garden with beautiful views across The Windrush Valley.

Starting FRIDAY 29th MAY food and drink takeaway will be available from The Maytime Inn every week at the following times:

FRIDAY 6-8pm
SATURDAY 12-3pm & 6-8pm
SUNDAY 12-3pm

Food takeaway will be based on pre-order and collection only.

Our weekly takeaway menu will consist of a few Maytime classics such as our Wild Boar Burger with Comte cheese and our Beer-Battered Haddock and Chips, plus a selection of weekly changing a la carte dishes, our Sunday Roast, and sharing platters which are perfect to collect and takeaway with you as a picnic on a walk through the Windrush Valley. Walking maps starting from The Maytime Inn will be available to take for free from the outdoor garden bar.

Please visit our Facebook and Instagram pages or our website to see our latest takeaway menu.

Our outdoor garden bar will be open for takeaway drinks during the above times stocking some of our favourite wines, gins, and local beers.

Place your food takeaway order by 6pm Thursday for collection on Friday, and by 6pm Friday for collection on Saturday and Sunday.
To place your order simply email us at info@themaytime.com or text/Whatsapp 07712 718900 with your name, order, collection day, preferred collection time, and any dietary requirements. We'll reply to confirm your order and share payment instructions.

Food collections will take place outside from our garden which you enter via our car park and we will be managing a 2 metre distance from individuals at all times. Please help us by following all signs and guidelines.

 

info@themaytime.com | 01993 822068| Visit our website

Vicks Byway Garage
MOT GARAGE REPAIR SERVICES

Local family run garage and Mot station. Yards from the public car park and the High St for Shopping.

vicksgarage@btconnect.com | 01993 823142

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Get your business ready with our Covid-19 Essentials range

All items can be fully branded for your business

SNEEZE GUARDS 

Help to protect workers and customers in shops, newsagents, post offices, pharmacies and other retail environments with a portable sneeze guard. They feature an acetate window to aid communication and a cut-out area at the bottom for transactions.

FLOOR GRAPHICS

Create social distancing guides with our internal and external grade flooring graphics. Our clear concise messaging reinforces safe spacing and encourages life saving behaviour both inside and out. We are also including a 2m ruler guide with every order for easy installation.

QUEUE BARRIERS

Help to protect workers and customers in shops, newsagents, post offices, pharmacies and other retail environments with a portable sneeze guard. They feature an acetate window to aid communication and a cut-out area at the bottom for transactions.

SIGN POSTS

These freestanding sign posts can be accessorised with either an A4 plastic wallet or snap frame on the front and reverse. This allows the key message to be quickly and easily updated if required. Alternatively, opt for a permanent message to be printed on both sides.

This website is created for the community by Lounge Design, Cirencester. If you have any questions or comments please contact us.

Lounge Design Limited, 37a Market Place, Cirencester GL7 2NX

Telephone: 01285 652063 | Email: relax@loungedesign.co.uk

www.loungedesign.co.uk

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