A HELENSBURGH barbers is offering home visits at no extra cost to help vulnerable regulars during the coronavirus outbreak.

The Barber Shop in Sinclair Street is offering the service for existing customers who are unable to leave their home, either because of ill health or due to the government's advice on maintaining social distancing.

The family-run business includes three generations of Ritchies - Billy Ritchie has been a barber in the town for more than 50 years, his son Willie for 15 years, and nephew Cameron, who is 18 and a year into learning the trade.

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Willie told the Advertiser: "During the current situation we are offering home visits for existing customers who are unable to come into the shop at no extra cost, this is a service we have provided over the years for our customers who are physically unable to attend the shop."

To arrange a home visit call 07535895906.

The move is the latest in a series of thoughtful gestures from Helensburgh and Lomond businesses which have rallied together to provide free or discounted services and deliveries.

For a comprehensive list of all shops, restaurants and businesses taking part so far, view our live blog here.