Businesses & Organisations Helping Community
The following Businesses/Organisations are helping with the current situation, by offering specific services, deliveries or other non-contact purchasing methods:
Ferintish Community Council are co-ordinating efforts of local volunteers, find help or offer help here
Culbokie Spar Shop are now offering a delivery service. You can phone the shop on: 01349 877 201 to place an order and make a payment.
Meals and Food:
Black Isle Gardners are offering Salad and Vegetable Seedlings, ready to plant! They are also selling ready to eat items! Cash and Collection only, Monday to Friday, see their Facebook post for more details and e-mail email@example.com to place an order - you can also order beer to collect at the same time by e-mailing the Black Isle Brewery firstname.lastname@example.org or calling on 01463 811 871 - alternatively, visit their website to have beer delivered to your door.
Culbokie Community Market Will be open on Saturdays between 1000 and 1100 - A few food market traders including Profish and the Chocolate Place will be bring their vans to the car park beside Culbokie Church Centre. If you are able, please come and support them during this difficult time and buy locally. Social distancing will be observed.
Sutors Creek are offering Take-Away and Delivery (within Cromarty) this week from Friday 27th to
Sunday 29th @ 12-8pm. Then from Thursday 2nd April to Sunday 5th @ 12-8pm. Please see their website and contact them on 01381 600 855
The Storehouse are making meals every day and chilling them for people to take home and warm up, see their Facebook page for updates and options. Fruit & Veg is available from their shop and they are operating a delivery service too. They also operate “ The Highland Cookhouse” which makes hand made meals in a kitchen in Dingwall. These are frozen and are available through their Storehouse online shop. You can also contact them by telephone on 01349 830 038
Black Isle Dairy are operating their honesty shop providing fresh milk, yoghurt, ice cream, eggs, butter, cheese and meats. Open 7.30am to 8pm every day. See thier Facebook Page for more information or Call 01349 865 313
Black Isle Berries are open, asking that everyone is considerate and follows the advice laid out by the government. If you enter the shop please use the sanitiser provided. Allow for the 2 metre distance between customers. And if you see a queue inside please wait and only enter when it can be done so safely.
If you wish to order and collect please send us a message via Facebook or give us a ring on
01463 811 276.
Fortrose Co-op are open 7am till 8pm every day until further notice. Only 12 customers are allowed in the shop at any one time. Please queue outside if necessary, then it will be 1 in, 1 out. Only tills 1 and 3 is open to maximise spacings at the kiosk. The floor is marked out to show how you should be spaced out in the queue for the till.
Kidsactivities.com have a huge list of education companies offering Free subscriptions due to schools closing.
Glasgow Science Centre is "Bringing a bit of Science into your home" everyday at 10am. See their Facebook page for further details.
High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are offering various quizes and streaming videos of walks around the countryside. See their Facebook page for more information.
BBC are offering Free Primary and Scondary School teaching resources.
Google Classroom may be used by Schools whilst they are closed to the majority of Children. Here's a handy guide for parents.
Age Scotland have a helpline - 0800 12 44 222 - and website (www.agescotland.org.uk) aimed at offering help to older folk maintain social distancing/isolation requirements.
Ross & Cromarty Citizens Advice Bureau are offering advice - Phone: 01349 883333
Morning Calls and Visiting Service: Our free daily morning call telephone service is available to any older people in Inverness, Inverness-shire and Ross-shire communities who are lonely/isolated. Find out more on their Facebook page or Call 07514 494053
Munro's Nurseries are offering deliveries along with a Take-Away cafe. See their Facebook page for further updates.
Conon Vets contiue to operate, albeit in a slightly different way. Check their Facebook page for updates.
Stagecoach Buses are operating a temporary timetable that focuses on the Critical Routes. If you have any comments about the timetable or the number of people using the service (i.e. thus not able to observe Social Distancing), please use their online form to provide feedback.