News from Hungerford’s Independent Shops & Businesses – March 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 which is hosting a fab Brunch & Boardgames morning on Wed 30 Mar. Book a group and get a free bottle of prosecco or a soft/hot drink each.

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

Clockmaker Hungerford Omega watch parts

Quick reminder that we don’t just work on clocks. We recently serviced this Omega watch and replaced a few new parts to make the chrono function a little smoother.

We have a range of affordable clocks for sale in the shop as well as our usual range of antique clocks and barometers online which  make lovely gifts.

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

Clockmaker Hungerford Omega watch

Inklings

March brings longer days and hopefully some spring weather for us all to enjoy. 
 
With Mothering Sunday on the 27 March followed by Easter in the middle of April we have lots of lovely gifts, decorations and cards for both of these special days. 
 
Do pop in for a browse
 
Inklings Hungerford Easter

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

Don’t miss our four special offers on Jessica manicure and pedicure treatments this month. 
 
Quick reminder that our reception, waiting and retail area is now downstairs with an extra treatment room upstairs for osteopathy and sports therapy appointments.
 
Salon open hours: Tuesday –  Saturday. 
   
Jessica Logo Belle Chic
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

Good news that covid restrictions continue to drop but please do check before you travel. And more good news about sustainable travel and destination options in 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

Royal Mail have announced that from 4 April the price of 1st Class stamps will go up to 95p and 2nd Class will go up to 68p.
 
But here at the Hungerford Coin and Stamp Centre we are holding our prices at 70p for 1st Class and 50p for 2nd Class.

This is because the commemorative stamps we buy in bulk from collectors remain valid so we can continue to supply discount postage for you.

Open: Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, 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 delighted to be a collection point for all your used ink jet cartridges (any brand or compatible) to save them from going into landfill.

And what’s more, every cartridge raises money for HEAT (Hungerford Environmental Action Team).

Pop in to see us down the alley between Eliane’s and Hungerford Bookshop. Enquiries to: hungerfordprinting@gmail.com or 01488 684337

Find us at Instagram/hungerfordprintingco and on Facebook/hungerfordprintingco

ink jet cartridge recycling

The Naked Grape

Spring is almost here with longer daylight hours and maybe you fancy a change from Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio or Chardonnay?

Our March wine of the month is a beautifully elegant, organic, dry white wine from southern Italy that could just be the answer.

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

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

We are pleased to announce that local Financial Services Advisers Harridge Financial have joined our group to assist our family and business clients (replacing our previous adviser Dan Gaskin who has relocated to Northampton with his family). 

Harridge bring a wealth of experience and knowledge and we will be using their mortgage department to assist those clients who need new mortgages after divorce or our business clients looking for commercial mortgages.

Harridge will also be part of our “Protect Your Business” project as well as Riverview Accounting who join us in the Marlborough Legal & Financial Centre.

Marlborough Law Protect Your Business

 

 

We really strive to offer business owners, the self employed and company directors an all round service in one place to assist with busy schedules.

In this month’s Finance & Legal Show with Karen and Steve:
– how your National Insurance contributions affect your state pension
– the benefits of no fault divorce
– the significance of parental responsibility
– reasonable and unreasonable excuses for filing your tax return late…

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

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.

The Curve at Hungerford Hub & Library

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

At the moment we have a lovely range of gifts for Mother’s Day and decorative accessories for the gardener in your life.

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

Howard's Pet Care

We stock everything your pet needs. From April 1st we will be staying open until 5pm on Saturdays.

This means we will be open 6 days a week from 10am until 5pm through the summer months (closed Sundays).

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

01488 685314 
Facebook/HowardsPetCare  

Other Shops in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework 

Martin & The Magpie florists. 

Hungerford Arcade 

Ellie Dickins Shoes 

Barr’s Yard 

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