News from Hungerford’s Shops & Businesses – April 2020

Hungerford High Street

This a challenging time for our local businesses. See below how retailers are adapting to keep their businesses going while their doors are closed.

Support Fund for Hungerford Businesses

 

 

In response to residents’ concerns about the threat to small businesses in Hungerford, Hungerford Chamber of Commerce is facilitating a way for you to make a financial donation to a Support Fund for Hungerford Businesses.

Hungerford High Street emply coronavirus wide crop

Hungerford Bookshop

At this time Hungerford Bookshop is selling all their books from their website with £3 postage.

You can also order and pay by phone on 01488 683480 or contact them on sales@hungerfordbookshop.co.uk  

If you live in town please ask about delivery/collection options. If you’re not sure what book you want, they offer great recommendations to help you escape the boredom of self-isolation!

Luna Too Boutique

Luna Too Boutique on Bridge Street is closed but our lovely spring and summer range can be bought online at lunaboutiques.co.uk for delivery only (not click and collect at this time)

 

The Naked Grape

Hungerford’s award-winning off licence The Naked Grape (opposite the old Barclays Bank) offers a wide range of every tipple. 

Our shop on Hungerford High Street is currently closed but we are taking online orders that can be delivered to any location.  Visit thenakedgrape.co.uk or contact simon@tngwine.co.uk

 

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Fare Wise Travel

With several clients around the world at the moment we are working hard to keep them safe.
 
Please see our travel tips during coronavirus for any Brits currently overseas.
 
For inspiration about future travel ideas, please follow our facebook page or contact Veronica on 01488 686858 or hung@farewise.com  
 

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

Health and beauty salon at the top of the High Street (above Montague Hair Design). Please support us by buying £10 gift vouchers to use when we re-open! Email Mel on bellechic94@gmail.com or message her on facebook/BelleChicHungerford or instagram/bellechichungerford

If your hands are becoming raw with all the soap and washing at the moment, here are Mel’s tips for looking after your hands and protecting your skin.

Coin & Stamp Centre

Although our shop is temporarily closed we are still very much open – our website is active and we are sending out packages every day as our post is collected daily by Royal Mail.

Now that everyone has time on their hands why not sort out that attic box of coins, stamps or old gold. We will happily give you a quote online and bulky deals can be done at the shop as soon as things are back to normal.

Now is an excellent time to become a coin or stamp collector so why not have a look at the vast selection on our website philatelicheritage.co.uk

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Located at the top of the High Street (opposite the Borough Arms), we help and treat a wide range of clients – not just athletes. 
 
At the moment we are giving advice on the telephone and offering online consultations on Zoom. In this way our therapists can assess your issues, provide exercises, help and advice. The cost of this will be £15 for 20 minute appointments, however multiple 20 minute slots can be booked. Call 01488 493014 or email info@westberkshireinjuryclinic.co.uk

We are going to set up a group to help people with injuries, providing regular Q&As, exercise advice, ad-hoc responses to discussions and help with most injuries. Cost of £50/month

Remember, sports therapy, osteopathy and massage aren’t just for those who partake in sport, it really can help with everyday aches and pains as well.  

Here are some useful blogs from our therapists:

Why you should take up weightlifting
Osteopathy for Children & Babies
Kate Croxford The Equestrian Osteopath for Equestrians
Why discomfort shouldn’t stop you from exercising
Pollution and exercise
How to Get Fit (Safely!) from Gardening 

Get to know our therapists here:

Jo Duffy Soft Tissue Therapist – sports & remedial massage
Laura Fishlock Osteopathy – not just for backs
Callum Hughes Retul Bike Fitness reducing the risk of cycling injury

West Berkshire Injury Clinic
48 C/D High St, Hungerford, RG17 0NE
(to find us, turn right just after Legends Hairdressers)

For more information or to book an appointment, please contact us on 01488 493014 or
info@westberkshireinjuryclinic.co.uk

A.M.Electrics

We offer a comprehensive range of professional electrical services to the domestic, industrial and commercial markets including general electrical, PAT testing, fire and security, audio visual and insurance certification.

A.M. Electrics Ltd at 48B High Street, Hungerford (down the side of Geoffrey Church Funeral Directors). Open 7.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Tel: 01488 680 752

Customers are welcome to drop in to discuss their general electrical needs and drop off any appliances that need fixing.

Crown Needlework (opposite the Town Hall) is offering collection/delivery/postal service at the moment Please see their facebook page for updates phone 01488 684011. They have plenty to keep you and the kids busy including Felting, Weaving, Rag Rugs, Pom Poms, French Knitting, Braiding, Cross Stitch and lots more.

Martin & The Magpie is offering local delivery on their range of flowers, plants and gifts. See their facebook page for updates.

Ellie Dickins Shoes Looking for good quality shoes? Don’t worry, it is easy to order online from Ellie Dickins Shoes on Hungerford High Street. They stock small to large sizes 13 (32) – 12 (46), in narrow through to wide width fittings (B – 8E). Most of the range is available in half sizes and have leather lining, all are made in Europe. Free delivery on orders over £50 and at this difficult time you have 30 days to try the shoes on and decide.

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