Coronavirus Emergency – Food & Services

Page updated 10th January 2022   – Check back regularly for updates.


A team of over 40 volunteers has been set up to help any Newton on the Moor & Swarland Parish residents in need of help or support. If you need help contact Parish Clerk: Jan Anderson 0777 5060 430 or email:

If you could make your contact between 10am-5pm it would be much appreciated but we know emergencies happen at any time!

Your volunteers – all residents of our Parish – are there to help you with the following;

  • Collection of prescriptions
  • Collection of food/groceries
  •  Daily phone calls to check that you are ok.
  •  Phone calls for a chat.
  •  Anything else? If something else crops up that you need help with just ring/email.


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  • The Granby Inn at Longframlington  is offering an extensive take away menu with free delivery to Swarland & Newton on the Moor on orders over £20. Contact on Telephone number 01665579228.
  • The Running Fox is open as usual. Telephone 01665 660721 to order or email: They are offering a Click and collect service from Felton and Longframlington. Click here for takeaway menu.

Milk Deliveries

  • Hauxley Farm will do doorstep deliveries in the Swarland area and  are happy for more customers. They only sell milk & cream which is from their own cows, semi skimmed, skimmed, whole milk and cream, all delivered to your door in glass bottles, which must be cleaned before leaving on the doorstep. They deliver during the night, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  The milk is 70p a pint.You can pay by cash (left with the milk bottles) or bank transfer at the end of every month, whichever is easier for you. Should anyone wish to have their milk delivered the Hauxley farm telephone number is: 07584 692001.
  • Davidsons Dairy will do doorstep deliveries of milk, eggs. Telephone 01665 602599. Website:

Other Food

Fresh & Fruity Fruit & Vegetables    Telephone 07903088612 . They have next day delivery. Fresh fruit and vegetables, milk and eggs, and will deliver to Swarland and Newton on the Moor.


They are a small shop in Ashington, have good write ups on Facebook will deliver

  • Turnbulls at Alnwick are open in their new shop beside Marks & Spencer, and you can order and pay for food by telephone on 01665 – 602186. They supply meat, fruit and veg etc. They will bring the order out to your car for you in the car park limiting exposure.
    Starting, from 27th March 2020 a limited DELIVERY service to the Swarland and Newton area. Was advised 14.4.2020 that Turnbulls   are doing a fruit and veg box for delivery at £12.99 which we think contains the following: 2kg potatoes, 450g mixed carrots and onions, 1 turnip, 2 leeks, 1 broccoli or green beans, 4 easy peel oranges, 4 bananas, 4 apples, 1 punnet of berries. If you go onto Face book the full details are on their page. Turnbulls 26-3-2020
  • Greens Butchers, Longframlington Can  supply meat, pies, pastries, and sacks of potatoes and will DELIVER. Make your order and pay over the telephone 01665-570253.
  •  Prices Fruit & Vegetables, Morpeth 01670-512666 DELIVER to Swarland & Newton on the Moor. Place your order over the phone for mixed fruit and veg box £20, but they need a minimum of 5 orders to make it viable and would deliver on Friday. Payment is by cash on delivery, cheque or bank transfer. They are unable to take payment over the phone.
  •  Northumberland Cheese Company supply quality cheeses and have an online shop. Delivery is by DHL next day delivery. Orders over £25 free delivery.
  • Moorhouse Farm Shop, Stannington Telephone 01670-789350. Will take orders over the phone. Supply ham, beef and pork from their own farm and yoghurts , cheeses from the local area, fresh bread daily, scones, cakes and biscuits. Tea, coffee, some tinned items and confectionary. COLLECTION ONLY . phone when you get to car park and they will put in your boot or if time arranged, they will leave outside for you to collect.
  •  McColls Shop, Shilbottle is OPEN. 7.00 am to 8pm for newspapers and basic groceries.
  •  Ringtons make deliveries direct to your door.    Telephone: 0800 – 052-2440.

Fresh Fish

D.R. Collins fresh fish van is still coming to Swarland Village, parks by the bus shelter by the Square.  Normally there at 3.20pm every Wednesday but will probably have left by 4pm so get there early. Lots of beautiful fish and new customers welcome.


  • K.Chem chemist  Grange Road, Shilbottle.  Telephone 01665 581313

DELIVER prescriptions to Swarland & Newton on the Moor  on Tuesday & Thursday.
Just contact your GP surgery and ask them to update your details with K-Chem  as your elected chemist.  All of your repeat prescriptions will be sent electronically to them.  They will fill the prescription and deliver to your door.
Should you require some medication urgently, ring them, if they can they will deliver that day.

Newspapers etc

  • Swarland Club, Coast View, Swarland  is OPEN for newspapers, bread and milk. Slightly different opening times 7.00am – 10am 7 days a week.

Post Office

  • Shilbottle Post Office is OPEN. Books of stamps, stationery items, inks and toners etc.  Are available from the post office online
  • Swarland Post Office within the Swarland Club is open again. Mondays and Thursdays only 8.00-10.00am. (Correct as at 6.1.21).