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News from Hungerford High Street – June 2017

We love all the independent shops on Hungerford High Street. Here is some news from The Naked Grape, Hungerford Bookshop, Nina Clark lettings, IT Repair Gurus and a little video of Martin & the Magpie florists.

The Naked Grape

Did you know The Naked Grape independent wine merchant (opposite Barclays Bank) runs a popular Wine Case Club which takes the hassle out of your wine purchasing and has no tie-ins or stringent rules?

They offer a good ranges of cases but you can also arrange for a Bespoke Case to suit your exact tastes and budget by contacting Simon Evans.

Free delivery is offered within 10 miles of Hungerford.



Hungerford Bookshop

Hungerford Bookshop

Our award-winning Hungerford Bookshop has a great selection of books for Father’s Day gifts (Sun 18 June); indeed for every occasion.

This month also sees a wonderful line-up of literary author talks: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Bronte, Eliot and Woolf (15 June) The Otters’ Tale with Simon Cooper (20 June) and Paula Byrne & Helena Kelly: Jane Austen Weekend (24 June).

You might also like to cast your eye over Emma and Alex’s Book of the Month recommendations – every one a classic in its own genre.

And while we’re on the subject of books, remember that the Hungerford Bookshop is kindly donating the prizes for the Penny Post June Quiz.

Nina Clark Lettings

The term ‘landlord’ is often taken to mean someone who habitually makes a living out of renting property. But it can actually be anyone who has a property available for just a short period, now or in the future. They may never have rented property out before and are unsure of what is involved.

If any of these apply to you, then Nina Clark Lettings (down the alley next to Eliane’s Cafe) can help as they specialise in residential lettings in the area around Hungerford. They are happy to visit your property and explain the process of placing it on the market. They can handle every aspect of pre-letting works and post-letting maintenance and can tailor-make any management package to suit your needs. Demand for rental property is currently exceeding supply so they are well-placed to find tenants for you. Their experience and professional approach ensures you are happy with all aspects of the arrangements.  Please contact lettings@ninaclark.co.uk or call 01488 681 689 for a no-obligation chat.

IT Repair Gurus

IT Repair Gurus has recently opened next to the butchers. They are a small independent IT and mobile devices specialist with another shop in Thatcham.

They repair everything in house from laptop and pcs to mobile phones and tablets and everything in between. They have a no-fix-no-fee policy and offer fixed-price repairs.

They also have some useful tips about protecting your data from crooks – click here for more.

Contact them on 01488 505 086 or info@itgurushungerford.co.uk or else drop into their shop at 8 Hungerford High Street.


Martin & The Magpie Florists

Click on the image above to watch a short video of the beautiful Martin & the Magpie florists near the railway bridge.

They offer a bouquet delivery service and have a new range of Royal Horticultural Society gift cards, a pair of lovely tiered tables in the window as well as their usual selection of unusual seasonal flowers and foliage – including peonies and eucalyptus this month.

Plus they have some wonderful flower arranging workshops in June!


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