How you can help Essex’s businesses: Deliveries, takeaways, volunteering and community services

PUBLISHED: 16:38 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 16:34 02 November 2020

Maldon (c) John Fielding, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Maldon (c) John Fielding, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


It’s no secret that Essex’s pubs, cafes, shops and businesses are having a tough time right now. We want to help in any way we can so we put this list together showing how they’re adapting to today’s challenges

We’re sure there are many more businesses out there doing their bit for the local community so let us know if you want your business included on this list!

Brookelynne Farm Shop, Clacton

Offering safe collection of farm boxes

Essex Coronavirus Action Support

Facebook group offering help and information to all across the county

Facebook group | Facebook page

Cart Shed, Epping

Can order online delivery

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Copperhouse, Danbury

Making cakes to order for delivery


Greenhouse, Brentwood

Delivering within a five-mile radius

Facebook | Instagram

Glamour Room, Chelmsford

New product deliveries and a gift voucher with orders over £50



Offering free delivery on all orders to UK addresses

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Anisha Grange Care Home

Looking for local children to send in drawings to keep residents’ spirits up


University of Essex Volunteers

Facebook group for students wanting to help the community

Anglia Produce

Delivering food boxes around the region

Facebook | Twitter

Flitch of Bacon, Little Dunmow

Takeaways for food to be reheated at home

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The Vine Inn, Black Notley

Offering ‘pay it forward’ vouchers where you support the pub now in promise of food or drink in the future

Facebook | Twitter

The Fighting Cocks, Wendens Ambo

Offering delivery on fresh food boxes


Fleur de Lys, Widdington

Offering a new takeaway menu


Lathcoats Farm, Galleywood

A local delivery service for farm produce

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The Coast Inn, Mersea

Offering food and alcohol deliveries



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