LOCAL businesses are stepping up to deliver food direct to the community amid supermarket shortages.

Many offer free delivery and sell a range of fresh produce and cupboard essentials and most can take payment over the phone.

Make sure you check which areas the firms cover before placing an order.

It's not been possible to include all firms but we have included a range of businesses below.

*Barrow Eats, takeaway deliveries from a range of cuisines, delivering to Barrow, Ulverston, Greenodd, Dalton, Askam www.barroweats.co.uk

*Billy's Fruit and Veg, Ulverston 07456 320736.

*Beerwolf craft beers, Ulverston 01229 480456.

*Brocklebank’s Greengrocers, Ulverston 01229 587052.

*Sherie's Fruit & Veg, Dalton.

*Bargain Booze 01229 480918.

*Chris Wilson Dairyman, also sells fruit & veg, butter, cheese and eggs 01229 231663.

*Cut Price household goods, Ulverston 01229 587700.

*Daddy's Bakery, delivering pies, bread, cakes, salads, hotdogs and fresh food Mon-Sat until 2pm. No delivery charges. Barrow. 01229 231288. 

*The Eco Shop, body wash, washing-up liquid, handwash, laundry detergent, Barrow 07592 611754.

*Jenny Stitches, sewing supplies and haberdashery, Barrow, jennystitches@gmail.com or 07742 507513.

*Lakeland Continental, takeaways, Ulverston, 01229 583506.

*Little Beasties Pet Supplies, Ulverston 01229 582220.

*Masons Butchers, 159-161 Rawlinson Street, Barrow 01229 822709 and on Facebook. Free delivery.

*The Mobile Man, Barrow 01229 838753.

*Morgan Joinery (kitchens) 01229 846845.

*Olympic Chippy, Barrow, 01229 828999. 

*Pete’s Fruit and Veg, free local delivery, Barrow 07884 316214 or email pete.clark59@hotmail.com

*Pet's Paradise, food, bedding and treats, Barrow 01229 839926, 07765 093323 or via Facebook.

*Sillfield Butchers, Barrow 01229 830965 or enquires@sillfield.co.uk

*Stan Laurel Pub (hot meal delivery), Ulverston 01229 582814.

*Sutton’s Bookshop, Ulverston 01229 588858.

*To Your Door Barrow. Covering Barrow excluding Barrow Island and Walney. Delivery is free with a referral from St Mary's Hospice or Age UK www.toyourdoorbarrow.com

*Ulverston Meat Company, meat and fruit and vegetables, deliver to Barrow, Walney, Ulverston and Grange. Deliver to the Millom area on a Tuesday 01229 581746.

*Ulverston Self Isolation Group can provide help with shopping. Contact via Facebook, www.ulverston.com or 01229 357951.

*Velo Ulverston (Bikes) 01229 581116.

*Wolftown Gin, Ulverston 07889 7562597.