Useful Local Contacts During Coronavirus Crisis

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Useful Local Contacts During Coronavirus Crisis

See list below for local organisations, volunteer groups and businesses that are supporting their local communities through the pandemic.

If any details need updating, or you have suggestions for other useful contacts,

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This page was last updated on 15/04/2020

Ways to Volunteer

NHS Volunteer Responders
Roles include delivering supplies to someone in isolation, providing transportation for those who are being discharged from hospital,  transporting medical supplies and prescriptions, or providing telephone support for those in self-isolation.

More information here

Join Over Community Team

Contact Jeanette: 01954 200850/07841 572232 or

Join Swavesey Together

Contact any of the coordinators:

Lisa: 07918 822230 or

Sandie: 07806 709939 or

Jo: 07714 625243 or

Join Willingham 💙 Hub

Contact Stephie and Katja: or visit


Over Pharmacy

Contact: 01954 233457 (Open Mon-Fri 8.30-1.00 & 2.00-6.00)

Willingham Pharmacy

Contact: 01954 261787 (Open Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8.30-1.00 & 2.30-6.00, Tue 8.30-1.00 & 2.00-7.00)

Swavesey Surgery Dispensary

Contact: 01954 231460 (Open Mon, Thu 8.00-1.00 & 2.00-5.00, Tue, Wed, Fri 8.00-1.00 & 2.00-6.00)

Tesco Bar Hill Pharmacy

Contact: 01223 389603 (Open Mon-Fri 9.00-6.00, Sun 10.00-4.00)

Doctors' Surgeries

If you are worried that you, or someone you know, might have Covid-19 Coronavirus, please ring 111.

DO NOT visit your local surgery in person, or go to the hospital.


Over Surgery

Contact: 01954 231550 (Open Mon, Wed 7.00–1.00 & 2.00–6.00, Tue, Thu, Fri 8.00–1.00 & 2.00–6.00)

Willingham Medical Practice

Contact: 01954 260230 (Open Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8.30-1.00 & 2.30-6.00, Tue 8.30-1.00 & 2.00-7.00)

Swavesey Surgery

Contact: 01954 230202 (Open Mon, Thu 8.00-1.00 & 2.00-5.00, Tue, Wed, Fri 8.00-1.00 & 2.00-6.00)

Wellbeing and Mental Health Support

NHS Support

Here is a list of helplines open to the general public:



0330 094 5717 or



0300 123 3393 or


Anxiety UK

03444 775 774 or (Open Mon-Fri 9.30am-10.00pm, Sat-Sun 10.00am-8.00pm)

Veterinary Practices

Longstanton Village Vets
This branch of Village Vets is closed until further notice. All inquiries are being dealt with by the Milton branch. It is possible to book an online video consultation, rather than visit the practice. More information on their website:

Contacts: 01223 426600 (Open 24hrs)

Medivet, St. Ives
Opening times are subject to change due to Covid-19. Offer 24hr emergency service. More information on website:

Contacts: 01480 463170 or

Shopping Amenities

Histon Produce, Over

Fruit and veg home delivery to those at high risk (in long-term isolation), keyworkers and those in 14 day self-isolation.

Orders by phone or email. Payments by credit card, BACs or via an online secure payment service (details texted to shopper).

Contacts: or 01954 205000 (Open 9am-4pm Mon-Fri)

Download order form here (XLS spreadsheet)

Download FAQ sheet here (PDF)

Over Village Shop

Over residents call Mohammed to place orders for household items and food. Shop will also remain open as usual.

Contacts: 07490 093 277 (Open 6am-9pm Mon-Sat and 7am-9pm Sun)

Fen End Kitchen, Over

Chutneys and preserves delivered to Over, Willingham, Swavesey and Longstanton.

Contacts: or Messenger via Facebook page

List of products on website:


Swavesey Newsagents

Free delivery of essential items to over 70s in Swavesey (delivery day after order placed by phone).

Cash payments for deliveries only. Shop will also remain open as usual.

Contacts: or 01954 231914 (Open 6am-7.30pm Mon-Sat and 7am-10am Sun)

Londis, Swavesey

Shop will also remain open as usual.

Contacts: 0800 2980758 (Open 7am-8pm Mon-Sun)

Rosegate Farm, Swavesey

Local free deliveries of beef, pork, lamb, sausages and cooked hams to those in self-isolation. 

Pre-order by phone. Preferred payment BACs (over 70s can pay by cheque or cash). Shop will also remain open as usual.

Contacts: or 07922 588171 or 01954 230344 (Open 8:30am-5:30pm Thurs-Fri and 8.30am-1.30pm Sat)

The Three Tuns, Fen Drayton

Offering Fruit & Veg Box or Meat Bag.

Pre-order by phone. Collections from pub on Tuesdays and Fridays. Free delivery for those in self-isolation living in Fen Drayton, Swavesey, Connington and Fenstanton. 

Variety of meal deals offered to those living in Fen Drayton and working for emergency services, healthcare or NHS.

Contacts: or 01954 230242

Full details on website:

Les Ward Ltd - Greengrocers, Cottenham
Limiting customers entering the shop to one at a time. Orders can be placed and charged over the phone. Collection details will be issued at time of order.
Contacts: 01954 250351 (Open 8:00-5:30 Mon, Tues & Thurs-Sat)


Boswell & Son Bakery, Willingham

If you place an order by phone, before 2.00, then your items will be ready for collection the following day.

Contacts: 01954 260286 (Open Mon-Fri 7.30-2.00, Sat 7.30-1.00)


Bushel Box Farm Shop, Willingham

Fruit and veg orders for collection from shop. Limited delivery offered to those who cannot collect in person.

Pre-order and payment in advance.

Contacts: or 01954 206015 (Open 10am-2pm Tues-Sat)

Highgate Country Store, Willingham

Horse feed, cat, dog and small animal food, bedding and food supplements.
Pre-order and payment in advance by card or paypal. Collection from outside shop - no entry to store.

Contacts: or 01954 260798 (Open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm)

Highgate Butchers, Willingham

Only two customers allowed in shop at a time. Orders can be placed over the phone on Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY, ready for collection at the weekend.

Contacts: 01954 260444 (Open Tue-Fri 9.00-4.00, Sat 9.00-5.00)

COOP, Willingham and Longstanton

Open for general public: Mon-Sun 7.00-8.00

Dedicated shopping hour for vulnerable customers, their carers and NHS workers: Mon-Sat 8.00-9.00, Sun 10.00-11.00

Tesco Bar Hill

Special shopping hour for older people and vulnerable Mon, Wed, Fri 9.00-10.00 and for NHS workers Tue, Thu, Sun 9.00-10.00 (please bring ID).

Shop open Mon-Sat 8.00am-10.00pm, Sun 10.00am-4.00pm

Petrol Station open Mon-Sat 6.00am-10.00pm, Sun 7.00am-9.00pm

Cheese +, Papworth Everard

Orders through website, by email or phone for collection from shop.

Contacts: or 01480 831112

Details on website:

Download order form here (PDF)

Kale and Damson, Cambridge

Wholesale fruit, veg, cheeses, eggs and bread for home delivery.

Pre-order and payment in advance. Order by 8pm for next day delivery. Free delivery for orders of £30 and over.

Contacts: or 01223 632111

Details on website:


The Admiral Vernon, Over

Takeaway menu Friday and Saturday only.

Pre-order by phone. Payments by credit card on placing order. Collection from the pub.

Contacts: or 01954 232357 (Open 5pm-8.45pm Fri-Sat)

Download menu here (PDF)

Chris's Griddle, Over
Open as usual on Over Industrial Estate Mon-Fri 7.00-2.00, Over Community Centre Sat 4.00-8.00

Offering a home delivery service around Over Mon-Sat 4.00-8.00
Pre-order by phone: 07565 176211

The White Horse, Swavesey

Takeaway menu Thursday and Friday only.

Pre-order by phone essential. Collection from the pub. Home delivery available for older people and those at high risk.

Contacts: 01954 231665 (Open 5.00pm-8.00pm Thur-Fri)

Download menu here (PDF)

Willingham Auction Rooms Cafe

Takeaway options from full menu. Minimum order £20.

Pre-order by phone essential. Payments by credit card on placing order. Delivery available.

Contacts: 01954 261252 (Open Mon-Sat 9.00-4.30, Sun 10.00-4.00)

Menu on website:

The Curry Garden, Bluntinsham

Orders placed via website: Payments by credit card, PayPal, Google Pay and Apple Pay.
Deliveries to the following postcode areas: PE27 PE28 CB6 CB24.
Contacts: 01487 843777 (Open Wed-Mon 5.30-10.00pm, Closed Tues)

The Three Tunns, Fen Drayton

CLICK & COLLECT: click here
TUESDAY & FRIDAY COLLECTION - from 5.30pm to 8pm (last order to be placed by 5pm)
SUNDAY COLLECTION - from 12noon to 2.30pm (Pre order by Friday)

There is a special VE Day quiz, Sunday May 3: click here for information

Beer, Wine and Cider

The Milton Brewery, Waterbeach

Buy directly from the brewery with payment made by BACS (contact by email or telephone for details). Collection in person from the brewery. Beer available as 32 pint polypins (from £56) or as 72 pint firkins (from £84).

Contacts: Richard Naisby 01223 862067

List of 70 available beers on website:

Papworth Brewery, Earith

Buy directly in person from the brewery shop, or ask about delivery options if self-isolating (and a CAMRA member).

Contacts: 01487 842442 (Shop open Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00)

List of 18 available beers on website:

Simon’s Cider, Cambridge

Email order for delivery within a 20 mile radius of Cambridge.

Contacts: 07867 518872

Cider and perry available on website: 

Cambridge Wine, Cambridge

Large range of wine, beers, spirits and minerals delivered direct to Over and WIllingham. Delivery fees vary. Orders over £50 are free.
Bridge St Branch 01223 568989 or email, Kings Parade Branch 01223 309309 or email
List of stock on website:


Down to Earth Electrical Ltd, Willingham

Emergency call-out only (no domestic renovation work undertaken at this time).

Contacts: 07709 084618 or 07709 084618 (Open 24hrs for emergencies)

Facebook page:

T A H Electrical Engineers Ltd, Willingham

Emergency call-out only (no domestic renovation work undertaken at this time).

Contacts: 07885 148 016 or (Open Mon-Fri 8.30-5.00)


J. Kilborn & Son Ltd, Longstanton

Now fully open and following government guidelines for social distancing

Contact: Nigel Kilborn 07860827707 or 01954 780184 (Open Mon-Fri 8.00-5.30, Saturdays by appointment)

Plumbing and Heating


Heat Sense, Over

Attending properties in accordance with Government guidelines - wearing of face masks, gloves, foot protection and keeping two meter distancing

Contacts: Gary Clark 07836 659866 or 01954 231808 (Open Mon-Fri 7.30-5.30)


Kevin Unwin, Swavesey

Emergency call-out only (no domestic renovation work undertaken at this time).

Contacts: Kevin Unwin 07768 132600 or

LP Plumbing Services, Over

Emergency call-out only (no domestic renovation work undertaken at this time).

Contacts: Laurence Parker 07748 677414 or (24hr emergency)


T. N. Walsh Plumbing and Heating, Bar Hill

Working as normal in accordance with Government guidelines for social distancing

Contacts: Thomas Walsh 07887 561525 or (24hr emergency)

R.A. Miller Plumbing and Domestic Heating, Over

Emergency call-out only (no domestic renovation work undertaken at this time).

Contacts: Robert Miller 07831 853885 or 01954 203277 or



Nick Flower Handyman Services, Over

Contacts: Nick Flower 07708 945811 or

AJW Maintenance, Over

Contacts: Andrew Warren 07454 953812 or 01954 230179 or (Open Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00, Sat 10.00-4.00)


Building Contractors

Manart Ltd, Over

Contacts: 01954 202242 or 07813 071192

Express Roofing Services, Earith
Roofing repairs including, slate, tile, felt and guttering.

Contacts: 07860 680550 or 01487 841008

Garden Centres

Oasis Nursey, WIllingham

The nursery is open maintaining social distancing guidelines. Please see their website for information

Facebook page:


Oakington Garden Centre 

Garden centre is open maintaining social distancing guidelines. Please see their website for information.

Contacts: (Shop open Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00)

FAQs about service on website:


Over Garage, Over

Open 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday for MOT's, services, repairs, tyres and batteries. Phones are open every morning this week to take bookings.

Contacts: 01954 230227 (Open Mon-Fri 8.00-5.00, Sat 8.00-11.00)

Willingham Motors Ltd, Willingham

Contacts: 01954 260467/206566 (Open Mon-Fri 8.00-5.30)

Formans Garage, Willingham

Contacts: 01954 260516 (Open Mon-Thu 8.00-5.00, Fri 8.00-12.00)


Wilderspin Garage, Fen Drayton

Contacts: 01954 230273 (Open Mon-Fri 7.00-5.00)

Pastoral Care

5 Folds Churches - Church of England

All meetings and services suspended due to Covid-19.
Contacts: Rev's Simon Gill 01954 230434

  • All Saints, Longstanton
    Church Wardens: Sue Gamon 01954 782371, Arthur Savage 01954 780121

  • St. Andrews, Swavesey
    Church Wardens: Nicky Carne 01954 230971, Jacqui Fuller 01954 230774

  • St. Mary's and All Saints, Willingham
    Church Wardens: James Watts 01954 200542, Gillian Macnaghten 01954 261817

  • St. Mary's, Over
    Church Wardens: Bill Robertson 01954 583491, Val Baker 01954 230655

  • Pathfinder Church, Northstowe
    Rev'd Dr. Beth Cope 01954 261181

Over Baptist Church

All meetings and services suspended due to Covid-19. Sermons are being posted on website

Contacts: Pastor David Smith 01954 230411/07504929585​​​​

Willingham Baptist Church

All meetings and services suspended due to Covid-19.

Contacts: 01954 260538 Elder Geoff Pake, Secretary Emma Launchbury, Treasurer Jon Edney

Bethel Baptist Church, Swavesey

All meetings and services suspended due to Covid-19.

Contacts: Rev'd David Mann 07886 917374 Church Administrator Office 01954 230458

Over Methodist Church, Over

All meetings and services suspended due to Covid-19.

Contacts: Rev'd Nick Witham 01480 462293, Church Steward Colin Smith 01954 232224

Bar Hill Ecumenical Church, Bar Hill

All meetings and services suspended due to Covid-19.

Contacts: Rev'd Charles Mather 01954 206120