These are some of the great local businesses in Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford that are welcoming customers again as we urge everyone to #supportlocal

With some businesses slowly opening their doors again to customers, following the government's new guidelines, the Express wants to support our local traders.

Friday, 15th May 2020, 11:49 am
Updated Friday, 15th May 2020, 11:50 am
With some businesses slowly opening their doors again to customers, following the government's new guidelines, the Express wants to support our local traders.

To help #supportlocal we're asking any local businesses to let us know if they are either now open or planning to open again soon.

Here are just a few that have been in touch so far - sp keep letting us know and we'll add you to the list.

Thornton Jones Solicitors

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Thornton Jones Solicitors said: "We are still serving our clients both old a new via telephone, email and Zoom video calls and we are hopeful of re-opening our offices soon. We are super busy putting in place all of the necessary safety controls (face masks, screens, hand wash etc) so that our colleagues and clients can stay safe."

Hidden Pretty Gifts

Danielle Monden said: "The shop is currently closed, but still trading on line www.hiddenprettygifts.co.uk. Fingers crossed the shop reopens June 1."

MisterGee barbers

The barbers on Westmorland Street, Wakefield, say they hope to reopen on July 4.

Expressions hair salon

Elaine Agar said: "Expressions hair salon will hopefully be reopen in July. Getting all prepared with hand sanitizers, wipes and masks. The shop will sanitized after each client. We look forward to going back!"

High Street Fisheries, Ferrybridge

Graeme Leach said: "Open Thursday 12pm-4pm, Friday 12pm-4pm and Saturday 11.30am-1.30pm. Will hopefully be fully open shortly. Come down to meet Donna and William for fantastic fish and chips!"

Mini Maestros

Jo Lambert said: "Mini Maestros has been open all the time but online as not sure how you can social distance the under 5’s - music is fun!"

Coffee Revolution, Castleford

Kyle Thomas said: "Family-owned business has reopened on Saturdays and Tuesdays for take away only."

Smoothie Bar

Krzysztof Grala said: "Fresh Smoothie Bar in The Ridings Shopping Centre will open on June 1 for takeaway or Just Eat delivery."

Agbrigg General Stores

Aftab Ahmed said: "Agbrigg General Stores on Agbrigg Road (yellow door). Open 7am to 11pm, seven days a week."

Betsy's Cake and Coffee

Kathleen White said: "We are 'closed' but are doing a weekly contactless cake delivery run. See our page for upto date informationVW Camper Specialists, Wakefield

Conversions, sales, servicing and repairs of Volkswagen transporters and camper vans are open on Wakefield Road.

SR Trees

Gina Richards said: "SR Trees: Tree surgeons Wakefield are open.