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During the lockdown we are dedicated to supporting our local businesses and communities and are building a series of “Lockdown Guides” to help local residents find essential services during this period of isolation.

 

We hope this makes life a little easier and we can help to keep local businesses going during this difficult time.

 

Stay Safe • Stay Healthy • Stay Positive • Stay In

 

CHECK IN REGULARLY, OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK, FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION

 

Last updated: 12th April 2020

WELCOME TO ON OUR DOORSTEP’S LOCKDOWN SUPPORT

ON OUR DOORSTEP IS SALFORD’S LONGEST RUNNING AND MOST TRUSTED INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY MAGAZINE

During the lockdown we are dedicated to supporting our local businesses and communities and are building a series of “Lockdown Guides” to help local residents find essential services during this period of isolation.

 

We hope this makes life a little easier and we can help to keep local businesses going during this difficult time.

 

Stay Safe • Stay Healthy • Stay Positive • Stay In

 

CHECK IN REGULARLY, OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK, FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION

 

Last updated: 26th April 2020

FOOD SHOPPING

Here is a guide to Supermarket opening times within our distribution area (mainly Salford West).Where available we have added Elderly/Vulnerable and NHS Staff priority times.This will be updated on a regular basis, but you can also check on the supermarket's website for the latest opening hours before making your trip. Click below to view  Supporting Local Businesses and our Community

Grocery Collections & Deliveries

We are compiling a list of local businesses offering Groceries from Fruit & Veg to Meat, on a Collections and/or Deliveries basis. Please share this to anyone you know who may need it.  If you know of other businesses in the Salford area who can supply similar services, email us at sales@onourdoorstep.co.uk   Click below to viewSupporting Local Businesses and our Community​

Takeaway Collections & Deliveries

 If you fancy a night off cooking, here is a list of local restaurants and takeaways which are offering a Takeaway Collection and/or Delivery service.Please bear in mind they will be busy and cooking and delivery times may be longer than normal. Click below to view  Supporting Local Businesses and our Community

Community Raffle

As local businesses around Salford West do their best to navigate through the Covid-19 lockdown and come out the other side, On Our Doorstep Magazines have set up a Community Raffle to encourage everyone in the area to support the local businesses that make our villages unique! We are selling raffle tickets for £1 each. Lucky winners will receive a prize from a local business worth £50 or more. We use the proceeds from the raffle to buy the prize from that business. Remember, this is a raffle with a difference - we are not asking for donations from our lovely local businesses... we are in this to support them by selling tickets, raising money and buying the prizes to give these businesses some much needed money, publicity, love and support at a difficult time. Click here to purchase a ticket (or 10... or 50!) and tell everyone you know about the raffle so that we can raise as much money and show as much support as we can. Covering the areas in and around Monton, Worsley, Swinton, Walkden, Boothstown, Ellenbrook and Astley. Please Like, Share and Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @savesalfordwest 

7 ways to Stay Connected to your Clients

Following the announcement on Thursday that Lockdown has been extended for another 3 weeks, we thought today would be a good time to share some Marketing tips to help your business stay ahead during these uncertain times.  If you haven’t done already, now is definitely the time to focus on your Marketing; keeping existing clients happy, reaching out to new ones and increasing your visibility in the local community. We have put together some tips to help your business stay ahead during the Coronavirus Lockdown.To keep it bite-size, we are focussing on Existing Clients for today.  7 Ways To Support Your Customers And Stay Connected 1) Keep Your Customers InformedHave you sent out a Coronavirus statement? Let clients know how the lockdown has affected your business. Are you temporarily closed or able to keep trading, have you changed the way you provide services, are you able to still plan projects via email/online, what services can you still provide etc….Let them know are committed to supporting them.  2) Share AdviceThink about how the Coronavirus may have impacted your customers; can you share tips and adice within your field of expertise to help them? You can become a positive presence in these uncertain times by sharing uplifting and constructive advice.  3) Calling Elderly or Vulnerable ClientsIf you have such clients, a short phone call to check in would be most welcome. Being isolated for so long and devoid of human contact can cause a lot of anxiety and take it’s toll on mental health. Not everyone has relatives nearby to help. A quick hello and "can I help" will go a long way. 4) Connect with Major Clients via a Gift Service If you have had to put substantial projects on hold, why not make a gesture of goodwill and send a gift to demonstrate your commitment. (You may like to send a small gift or grocery delivery to any elderly or vulnerable clients). 5) Keep CommunicatingWhilst we are uncertain when we will get back to 'normal', keep in touch with clients via email or phone call. Let them know what is happening on your side, that you are here to support them and give your clients a chance to be heard and to give you feedback. 6) Share Your Business DevelopmentsYou may have been able to adapt the way you deliver existing services, or have introduced new ones over the lockdown. For example, local restaurants are offering a takeaway or grocery delivery service, some businesses are conducting meetings online via Zoom, salons have focussed on selling beauty/hair products whilst closed, some have launched online courses, therapists can offer phone/online therapy sessions.Keep your clients updated and let them know how your new services can help them. Share via email, newletters and social media. 7) Engage on Social MediaNow is the time to optimise your use of Social Media to stay in touch and support your clients. We are all on it so much more - it's our main source of community information and communication. Share their posts, like and comment on them, send them messages…. Respond in any way you can help, let them know you are here to support them.            We hope you find these tips useful - we will post more tips next week!Photo by Tim Mossholder Stay Safe • Stay Healthy • Stay Positive • Stay In

Local Business Services 

From Plumbing & Heating to Health & Wellbeing, here are some local businesses that are still providing services during the lockdown.Please check their websites or Facebook page for more information. Click here to view full list  Supporting Local Businesses and our Community   

Community Support

Support is available from Salford City Council during coronavirusIf you need to self-isolate for any length of time, do you have anyone that can help you with day to day tasks? This can be a member of your family, a neighbour or a friend. Or do you need help with:Food ShoppingGetting Essential MedicationGetting Fuel (if you are on a pre-paid meter for gas or electric)Looking After Pets Or are you a carer that needs help or advice?If you answer yes to any of the above and you would like to speak to someone, call our Spirit of Salford Helpline on 0800 952 1000, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm, Saturday, 9am to 1pm. Are you worried about keeping yourself safe from thoughts of suicide or self-harm?If you are already known to a Salford community mental health team, or you have a care co-ordinator (for example a Community Psychiatric Nurse) please ring the Greater Manchester Mental Health telephone line on 01204 483071.Salford residents can call the Samaritans (Freephone) 116 123SHOUT Crisis Text Support (open to all Salford residents). Text GMSalford to 85258 or visit the .If there is an Immediate risk of harm to yourself or others please go directly to Accident and Emergency at your local hospital. A new Stay In Touch service up and running! Staying at home shouldn't mean feeling lonely, so if you, or someone you know, could do with having a regular chat with someone let us know. For the latest Coronavirus information and full list of services available visit their website atwww.salford.gov.uk/spiritofsalford Join their Facebook Group at www.facebook.com/groups/spiritofsalfordnetwork​

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