A number of independent companies have joined a grocery delivery service launched in Newark today.

Deliveroo, an app and website that allows residents to check out and order groceries in their area, is available in Newark.

Companies and stores currently available in the app are: Cooperative, One Stop, KFC, Subway – Robin Hood Walk, Koinonia Restaurant, Bentleys Fish & Chip Restaurant, Castlegate Fish Bar, Green Olive, Pizza Hot, Roots Burger , SKM Store, Spritzer Coffee, Subway, The Brews Brothers Micropub Coffee House, Everest Inn Restaurant, Ranch Cafe, Town Kebab House, Town Pizza House

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Deliveroo announced that it will continue to bring new local restaurants, takeaways and convenience stores to the platform in the coming months. Pizza Express will be added when the lockdown wears off.

Harrison Foster, UK regional director, said the launch would give a big boost to small restaurant businesses across the city that will be able to reach new customers and grow their restaurant business by offering delivery.

“The launch in Newark-on-Trent is an important milestone for Deliveroo,” said Harrison.

“Newark-on-Trent has a thriving foodie community and a wide variety of restaurants and retailers, and we’re excited to bring them together.

“We look forward to working with our new partners to reach a new customer base and grow their business.”

Deliveroo will seek up to 50 people to become drivers.

Those who work as drivers can work whenever and wherever they want, delivering groceries and groceries to customers’ doors in just 20 minutes.

To celebrate the launch in Newark-on-Trent, Deliveroo is offering new customers £ 10 off their first order when they log into the platform using code WEHAVEARRIVED4.

This is a new customer only offer with a minimum of £ 15 or more for one redemption per person.

Deliveroo is offering all customers a 20% discount on selected restaurants until May 17th.