Farewell Bronwyn

Today we said goodbye to Bronwyn as she moves on to her next ventures. Bronwyn has been part of The Usual Place team for four years – first as a volunteer and then as a trainee.  Having recently gained her SVQ qualification in hospitality, she is able to move on to new employment. We hope […]

Got Gold!

Over the weekend, Gavin won two medals in a swimming competition! Gavin has trained very hard for the competition and this win is well deserved.  We are all very proud of him. Well Done Gavin!! Here James and Jayne are celebrating with him:

Knitting Natters 30/10/2019

This week’s Knitting Natters meeting is underway. It’s great to see some new faces in the group today! We hope to see more new faces next week. The Knitting Natters are an inclusive group of people who meet at The Usual Place every Wednesday between 2pm and 3.30pm.  Everyone is welcome to drop in at […]


Today’s Soup of the Day Broccoli and Stilton has went down very well. At The Usual Place, we have a different soup on the menu every day of the week – each served with chunky seeded bread.  If the Soup of the Day happens to not be at your taste, we offer lentil soup on […]

Halloween Baking

At The Usual Place, we are getting ready for Halloween by getting stuck into our baking! Chloe has spent the morning baking spooky cobweb empire biscuits.  Well done to Chloe and the entire team! Will you be popping in to taste one?

Christmas Lunches

We have a limited number of tables for our Christmas lunches which will run between the 2nd and 20th of December. Already, the 11th, 17th and 18th of December have been fully booked and other days now have a limited capacity. These lunches have proven popular in past years and come at a great value […]

Tea Dance – October

Today’s Tea Dance was another success. Attendees were able to dance to John Caskie and William McRobert’s traditional ceilidh music all afternoon, with a break at half-time to refresh themselves with a mug of tea or coffee.  Also on offer were a range of fresh scones, traybakes and sandwiches to re-energise to keep on dancing. […]

Christmas Stock

In the retail world, Christmas always comes early.  With only 69 days to go until the big day, The Usual Place has set out its Christmas stock for purchase, starting at just 59 pence. Whether you want to get an early start on the decorations, or you want to start buying stocking fillers, there is […]

Scones and Traybakes

Do you ever have a scone so good that you want to take it home and eat it again? Have one of those weekdays where you don’t have time to sit in but have a craving for something sweet? The Usual Place has the answer!  Our scones and traybakes are available to purchase in packs […]


Cleaning is a very important task in The Usual Place and Cleaning Schedules are a legal requirement for public food services. The Usual Place have daily, weekly, monthly and other timed cleaning patterns to ensure we meet all legislative requirements and our customers can be sure that The Usual Place takes cleaning seriously as a […]