News from Hungerford’s Independent Shops & Businesses – February 2022

Hungerford is famous for its independent shops and businesses which make the High Street worth a visit.

Honesty Coffee Shops

Hungerford is lucky to have two Honesty Coffee Shops at Barrs Yard and Herongate Club with Valentine’s treats in store for you this month:

– Orange and poppy seed cake (cake of the month in February) 
– Valentines Victoria Sponge 
– Heart shaped short bread

Don’t forget you can order baked goodies from the Honesty website for collection at your favourite Honesty coffee shop.

To minimise waste, they recommend this Bread & Butter pudding recipe to use up any leftover bread.

The Clockmaker

For an illustration of the quality of our repair work, please see this recent video.

Do browse our range of affordable clocks as well as our usual range of antique clocks and barometers online. We have many more in the shop and they make lovely gifts.

127 High Street, Hungerford, RG17 0DL
(in the courtyard behind Newbury Building Society)
facebook.com/theclockmakerltd
theclockmaker.info 

Inklings

Valentine’s Day is nearly here and we have over a hundred different Valentine’s card designs to choose from.  We also have lots of lovely gifts for the special person in your life. 
 
Inklings is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm and 9am to 5.00pm on a Saturday and as well as Valentine’s have a wide selection of cards and gifts for every occasion.

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

Belle Chic Health & Beauty have expanded!  We have moved our reception, waiting and retail area downstairs and created an extra treatment room upstairs where we’re excited to be offering osteopath and sports therapy appointments.
 
Osteopaths use touch, physical manipulation, stretching and soft tissue massage to increase the mobility of joints and relieve muscle tension. 
 
Osteopath Abi Shrapnell specialises in connective tissue disorders.
Belle Chic logo
Sports massage therapist Corrine Clark offers treatment not just for the sports person: anyone can benefit if they have physically demanding jobs, emotional or postural stress.
 
New salon open hours: Tuesday –  Saturday. 
 
Please feel free to pop in if you just want to say hello or ask advice and book a treatment.
 
Please follow Belle Chic on social media or email bellechic94@gmail.com to join our mailing list. 

01488 686655
bellechic94@gmail.com 
facebook/BelleChicHungerford 
instagram/bellechichungerford
bellechic.co.uk

Fare Wise Travel

Although countries are opening up, they are doing so gradually so please continue to check all the rules before you book and catch up with our latest travel advice for 2022 here.

For more advice on your particular travel plans please contact Veronica on 01488 686858 or hung@farewise.com or pop in to our office at 19 Hungerford High Street (under the railway bridge). 

We are open Monday to Friday

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

The big news that Royal Mail have announced that from next January 1st and 2nd Class definitive stamps will have bar codes on them and the old-style stamps featuring the Queen’s head will be fazed out.

There has been much confusion over this but commemorative stamps will remain valid and will continue to be issued. You can therefore rest assured that we will continue to supply discount postage for you.

We are open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 2pm.

35a High Street Hungerford RG17 0NF
01488 684008
philatelicheritage@gmx.com
philatelicheritage.co.uk
facebook/Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Hungerford Printing Co.

We are very excited about our first local wedding invites in production and to be supporting our local Town and Manor with signs to remind all of the new speed limit on the Common.

We are also looking for local artists to paint favourite shops and local scenes for our merchandise – we want to print lovely, tasteful items to send to friends and family, or keep in your kitchen and home. 
 
And finally, we are so excited to have TWO Vintage Pop Up Shops back to back. Please pop in and welcome Beatnix Vintage and Ruby’s Vintage at the studio 7 to 20 Feb. 

All enquiries to: hungerfordprinting@gmail.com or 01488 684337

Find us at Instagram/hungerfordprintingco and on Facebook/hungerfordprintingco

The Naked Grape

It’s time to celebrate – the end of Dry January, longer daylight hours, chirpier birdsong and, of course, Valentine’s Day.

Stay well and remember: life’s too short to drink bad wine so why not try our February wine of the month.

The Naked Grape
108 High Street, Hungerford 
01488 684684 
simon@tngwine.co.uk
Facebook/tngwine  
thenakedgrape.co.uk

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

At this time of year divorce sadly lists high in our case loads but we do everything we can to minimise the cost and conflict for our clients. We have years of experience around sharing finances, property, pensions and childcare, third party mediation and staying out of the courts as much as possible.

We also do a lot of contract work to protect businesses and regulate their partnerships and commitmenets.

For more details please listen to this month’s Finance & Legal Show on 4LEGS Radio with Peyton and Alex.

Our office is shared by Marlborough LawClaritas Accountancy and The Hungerford Mortgage Company. We also collaborate with HR experts Professionals in Partnershipand asset finance experts Industry Finance UK. This collaboration has been set up so that busy local people can address all their personal or business problems in one appointment at one place.

Contact us at hungerfordlegalandfinancialcentre.com 01488 508008 or info@hungerfordlegalandfinancialcentre.com

M & P Hardware

Spring is coming which means that you probably have a list to do in the house and garden.

For all your DIY, household and garden supplies, pop in to see us up the cuttings next to Martin & The Magpie. We also offer key cutting and shoe repair services.

Open: 9am – 5pm Mon – Sat, 10am – 1pm Sun
01488 681048 
facebook/mandphardware
M & P Hardware

Hungerford Bookshop

We are very lucky to have a committed team of booksellers who help us host author talks.

We are really looking forward to Colin Heber-Percy & Andrew Rumsey on Wed 23 Feb discussing Reflections from a Wiltshire Parish

Customers can phone in book orders on 01488 683480, hello@hungerfordbookshop.co.uk or place orders online at hungerfordbookshop.co.uk or message us on Facebook.

Howard's Pet Care

We stock everything your pet needs.

Our opening hours:

Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm Sat: 10am – 3pm`

Suzy Viscal
Howard’s Pet Care, 
6 Park Street,
Hungerford 
RG17 0EF

01488 685314 
Facebook/HowardsPetCare  

The Curve at Hungerford Hub & Library

The Curve Gift Shop at Hungerford Hub & Library showcases high quality crafts and gifts produced by local artisans.

At the moment we have a lovely range of heart-themed gifts for Valentine’s Day.

Please remember that 15% of our profits go towards the upkeep of the library building!

Open: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10pm-4pm.

You can also browse online here: hungerfordhub.com/shop

Contact details:

hungerfordhub.curve@gmail.com

facebook.com/The-Curve-Gift-Shop

 

Other Shops in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework Please see their facebook page

Martin & The Magpie florists. See their facebook page for updates.

Hungerford Arcade see their latest newsletter here

Ellie Dickins Shoes  Ellie Dickins Shoes on Hungerford High Street.

Barr’s Yard see their latest newsletter here

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