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