Covid-19 Help and Information

South Craven Community Support Hub, based at Glusburn Institute, is here to provide help and information throughout the Covid-19 outbreak.

Contact us by calling 01535 630 223 (you may need to leave a message) or email

Useful Links

Covid-19 Official advice from the government including what to do if you have symptoms is available here:

AGE UK North Yorkshire & Darlington have suspended all face-to-face activities but are still offering telephone and online support.

GP Surgery - Modality Cross Hills Group Practice

01535 637900

Skipton Step into Action is coordinating a volunteer response across Skipton and surrounding villages including South Craven. Call 01756 802 098 if you need a volunteer to help with shopping, dog-walking, or a friendly chat. Join their Facebook group for more information. If you would like to volunteer, complete their registration form online

Lothersdale Volunteer Group is a community volunteer group set up to support members of our community impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic and to foster continued community spirit beyond the crisis. The group has been registered with Craven District Council and is in contact with Modality Crosshills Group Practice.

If you or anyone you are aware of needs our support, you can either send a Facebook Message, email: or telephone 07765 604943.

Skipton Food Bank is seeking more volunteers to help them meet demand. If you would like to volunteer, complete their registration form online. Please continue to donate


All North Yorkshire Libraries are now closed, but there are lots of reference materials, e-books and e-audio books available online.


Cononley Village Store

Cononley Village Store is working with volunteers who are able and ready to deliver fresh produce to your doors. We want those that are self-isolating to know that you're not alone in this and that there is help at hand.

If you or someone you know is in need of this, you can place your orders directly over the phone, 07934 080 081 or alternatively drop us an email directly at

Please bear in mind that we're extremely busy during these times, however, if you leave a voicemail or an email and we'll be sure to get your order to you as fast as possible.

We are still receiving regular deliveries on artisan bread, Drake and Macefield meat and pies, fresh milk, cheese and locally produced yoghurt.

Cowling milk round

Fiona 07710 906371


Lyon Farm Dairy - Traditional milk round deliveries

If you can’t get out give us a shout - Lyon Farm Dairy deliver quality milk, orange and eggs in Eastburn, Steeton, Sutton, Glusburn, Crosshills, Cononley, Kildwick, Farnhill and Cowling.

Re-usable bottles and plastic cartons are available at the following prices:

  • 1 pint milk 60p

  • 1 litre milk £1

  • 2 litre milk £1.40

  • 1 pint orange £1

  • Half dozen large free-range eggs £1.20

Deliveries are Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Lyon farm Dairy has been producing, processing and delivering milk locally for the last 40 years and offer a friendly reliable service. 

If you would like more information Please contact; the Dairy 01535 653654, Rachel 07506 729728 or Richard 07368489740.

Drake and Macefield, Crosshills

We are offering a free local delivery service, currently aimed at the elderly, vulnerable and key workers who are unable to get out at this time.
To order, message via Facebook or phone our delivery line on 01282 844 468 Mon - Fri 2-5 pm (please do not call outside these hours). Orders will usually be delivered the next day.
- Payments are taken via PayPal or card over the phone (to allow for contactless delivery). Minimum order £10.

We are currently working on logistics to enable our shops to operate at more flexible times to allow shift workers etc chance to get in. Please be patient with this service and ourselves at this time. Our staff are working incredibly hard around the clock to try and keep service as normal as possible. Please do not call our already stretched shops about delivery.

Thorntons of Crosshills
During this difficult time we have teamed up with Walkers Bakers and Barkers Yorkshire Meats (formerly Stanforths) of Skipton to help you get your supplies. We will DELIVER FREE to the local area any bread, milk or meats you need. We can get joints of beef, pork or lamb. Steaks, mince, chops anything you fancy.
Fresh bread, loaves, teacakes, or speciality bread. Place your order for next day delivery by phone on 01535 958892 before 2pm. We will continue to provide this service for as long as you need us.

Dog & Gun, Malsis

Stuck at home but still fancy your favourite Dog and Gun meal? Well, now you can!

We’ve got our heads together and come up with these 2 options;

1. Phone and order your hot meals to collect either in the pub or in the car park if you would prefer.

2. Order our ready meals to collect and heat at home, perfect for all you fantastic people still working!

Delivery is available within a 3-mile radius. Payments will be taken over the phone with the order.

Please give us a call on 01535 633855.

Harlequin Bistro, Cowling

Now offering fresh meat and veg, and ready meals.

Please call to order on 01535 633223

Class One Veg Boxes

Now delivering fresh fruit and veg boxes to homes in Skipton, and also available for collection from Drake & Macefield, Cross Hills. Simply choose which box you'd like to order and give us a call on 01756 700244.

Wellocks at Home Veg Boxes
Click & Collect coming soon to the Dog & Gun. Options include fruit, veg, bread, dairy and pantry staples.

Strawberry Fields

We offer fruit, veg, dairy and bread with free delivery. See price list for all available items - you do not need to buy in the quantities listed - if you only want one banana, that's fine! Orders can be made by phoning 01274 592937 or 01274 591982 by 11am for following day delivery. (With 2 day’s notice for bread orders).


Delivery to all BD postcodes of fruit, veg, bread, dairy and pantry staples.

Aireside & Pinnacle Taxis

As well as continuing to provide a 24-hour service for all your transport needs at the time when other means of transport are been scaled back we are putting together a way to help the vulnerable and those who are in self-isolation, Our drivers are already assisting customers who cannot make the journey for shopping essentials.
Our operators will discuss options with any customer should you need us to assist you in any way during this difficult time.

01535 630000.


North Yorkshire County Council

Craven District Council

Carleton Parish Council

Clerk: John Preston

Cononley Parish Council

If you are self-isolating due to COVID-19 then Cononley Parish Council can help with the following:

 • Shopping collection

• Prescriptions collection

• Meal delivery

• Dog walking

• A friendly phone call

 If you need any assistance, please call any of the following people:

 • Dan Timbers – 07858 939078

• Nick Swain – 07709 401850

• Mark Allum and Becky Ward – 01535 632200

• Kath Clark – 07792 385155

• Andy Brown – 07886 858038

 Or email indicating what help you need and we’ll get in touch.


Cowling Parish Council

Clerk: Janice Taylor


Farnhill Parish Council

Clerk: Susan Harding-Hill

Glusburn and Cross Hills Parish Council

Clerk: Judith Naylor
01535 653 923

Lothersdale Parish Council

Lothersdale Parish Council is supporting the Lothersdale Volunteer Group (a separate group) offering any practical help or support to residents and for those who are self-isolating. If you need any practical help, support or any assistance for example collection of prescriptions, shopping, meals or even a friendly phone call, then please contact The Chairman, Councillor Kevin Narey on 07768 277748 or email indicating what help you need and we’ll get in touch.

Sutton-in-Craven Parish Council

Clerk: Denise Emmott

01535 633 972

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