Times of lockdown are difficult for us all, and the tourism industry is unavoidably affected.
Here in the Hilltops Region our businesses are desperately missing being able to welcome visitors, but there are still ways we can support our community.
Many cafes and restaurants around the region are offering take-away while restrictions are in place, so treat your family and treat yourself with a night off from cooking and help a local business while doing so.
With Father's Day just around the corner and Christmas not far behind, while we have a bit of extra time on hands now is the time to get yourself organised.
Many of our stores in the region offer their products online or contactless payment and collection - wines and spirits from Hilltops Region, sweets and produce, and many beautiful boutique stores with something for everyone.
With Spring just around the corner, we hope that it will be safe for us soon to get out and enjoy our beautiful region and all it has to offer.
Contributed by Hilltops Council