Coronavirus Emergency – Food & Services

Page updated 1st April 2020 14.04) – Check back daily for updates.


A team of 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!


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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 offering a ‘Foxy Box’  for £6.50 for collection with 6 Eggs, litre Milk, pack butter and loaf of bread but may also be able to deliver. Also pies. cakes, scones daily. Telephone 01670 787914 or email:

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

  • Laidlers Fruit & Veg will deliver in our Parish Fresh fruit,  vegetables, cheese, milk and eggs. Next day DELIVERY or other date to suit you. Phone Telephone number:  0191-2373073  or email: to create an account. Payment is by card payment taken over the phone. Downloadable PDF leaflet for Laidlers deliveries 20-3-2
  • Laidlers have launched a new website (31.3.2020) for home deliveries, as their previous one was for wholesale orders but tried to adapt it for home use. Laidlers now also offer  now offer fruit and veg boxes at various prices, along with bread milk & eggs
  • Turnbulls at Alnwick will keep their new shop open beside Marks & Spencer, and you can order and pay for food by telephone on 01665 – 602186. 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. The orders are predetermined and consist of three meat plus milk and bread packages, one frozen oven-ready meals, and a pie selection, It, unfortunately, cannot have the contents varied. 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.


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

DELIVER 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 7.30am – 10am 7 days a week.

Post Office

Swarland Post Office within the Swarland Club is CLOSED  during the Emergency.

Shilbottle Post Office is OPEN.

Books of stamps, stationery items, inks and toners etc.  Are available from the post office online