News from Hungerford’s Shops & Businesses – May 2020

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.

We are delighted that our wholesaler is now able to supply to us so we have been able to stock up with lots of brilliant titles. See Emma’s novel suggestions here:

We also have wonderful books of local walks written by Alex.

You can order and pay by phone on 01488 683480 or contact us 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, we offer recommendations to help you escape the boredom of self-isolation!

Luna Too Boutique

Luna Too Boutique on Bridge Street’s lovely spring and summer range can be bought online at lunaboutiques.co.uk 

Free deliveries to all customers and free collection of returned items for customers within 5 miles of Hungerford. 

Plus 15% off first web order!

For a personal styling and shopping experience at this time with Luna Bourtiques owner Caroline Dallas via Whattsapp or email, contact Caroline on caroline@lunaboutiques.co.uk or via the Luna Boutiques facebook page.

Caroline will deliver and collect returns locally too.

 

 

The Naked Grape

Hungerford’s award-winning off licence The Naked Grape offers free local delivery (with no minimum order value).

We are busy with orders for the Bank Holiday Weekend and orders made after Tues 5 May maybe delivered the following week. We will be closed Friday 8 May.

To order call 01962 732002 (if we are busy please leave a message, we will call you back), visit thenakedgrape.co.uk or contact simon@tngwine.co.uk

Fare Wise Travel

With several clients around the world at the moment we are working hard to keep them safe. We are also closely monitoring the state of the travel industry at the moment. In the meantime here is our travel quiz to enjoy with a chance to WIN a family canal trip on the Rose of Hungerford.
 
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! Mel visits the salon every Wednesday so can deliver any products you need. She’ll include extra little goodies too. 

Email Mel on bellechic94@gmail.com or message her on facebook/BelleChicHungerford or instagram/bellechichungerford

Please visit our facebook page for skincare tips and video tutorials. We can schedule zoom meetings for anyone who needs 1-2-1 help.

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.

Our therapists have using their time to get new qualifications which you will benefit from when we can re-open.

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 by Royal Mail.

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 or follow us on facebook at Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre.

M & P Hardware

Located along the railway cuttings (access from station carpark or path next to Martin & the Magpie), we are a well-stocked hardware & electrical shop with kitchen and garden supplies. Our opening hours are Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 1pm.

We are offering free local delivery at this time for anyone self-isolating or who can’t carry heavy items like compost. Please call us on 01488 682146.
 

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
 
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.  

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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