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

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

Fare Wise Travel

Hot off the press:

Italy no longer requires a Green Pass nor a Passenger Locator form just your vaccine certificates and your FFP2 masks!

New Zealand is finally open to fully vaccinated travellers and Hong Kong is re-opening both good news for those who have friends and family there.

See here for latest sustainable travel news for May. 

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). 

Fare Wise Travel Hungerford

Honesty Coffee Shops

Our Herongate café is open 8am – 3pm Monday to Friday and has all your favourite Honesty goodies, homemade protein bars, smoothies, juices and brunch. We are also launching fortnightly Honesty Live Entertainment Nights at Herongate from Thursday 26 May.
 
We are sorry to announce that we will be closing our Barr’s Yard coffee shop early May. The three members of staff are being re-located to other Honesty premises.
 
We would like to send a warm thank you to all loyal customers. Our Herongate café is just 5 minutes away and we are offering all of our Barr’s Yard customers an exclusive discount voucher to use there – just pop in to claim yours!

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

Hungerford Printing Co.

The Hungerford Printing Company has gone all arty. We have a guest artist in our pop-up area this week. This extremely talented artist Miranda Pothecary has just bitten the bullet and moved from London to enjoy the good life down here. 

Pop in and be awed by the stunning artwork on show. Some are for sale some, are to illustrate how she can turn your commission for your pooch portrait into a stunning canvas. You won’t be disappointed.

Plus we collect ink jet cartridges to raise 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

Hungerford Printing Co art exhibition dog

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

West Berkshire Injury Clinic (opposite the Borough Arms) in Hungerford provides treatment and rehabilitation for a wide range of conditions and injuries, women’s health, vocal conditions as well as support during cancer treatment and dietetics.

As the weather gets warmer, we have advice on how to avoid dehydration and cramp.

Please contact us for a friendly chat to see how we can help you.

01488 493014 info@westberkshireinjuryclinic.co.uk

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Inklings

May is a busy month! 
 
We have a range of cards reduced from £2 to £1 until close of business on Sat 7 May, or until we run out of stock. Plan your card buying and come and grab a bargain.
 
We celebrate the fabulous bluebell season with lots of lovely home fragrances, soaps, napkins, cards and even cuddly toys. 
 
Finally, we have lots of flags, napkins, streamers, and partyware for your Platinum Jubilee celebrations. 

 

Inklings bluebell gifts Hungerford
Plus Dunoon bone china mugs (all made and decorated in the UK) and beautiful Emma Bridgewater tea towels and trays.  Perfect souvenirs of this momentous occasion.  

The Clockmaker

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.

We are also extremely busy servicing and repairing watches and clocks. 

Hidden behind decades of dirt and rust, this lovely clock dial with a bespoke engraving has a nice 30 hour movement but we think the last time it was working was over 50 years ago. We are pleased to report it is now working smoothly again.

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

Clockmaker Clock repaired

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

We offer business owners, the self employed and company directors an all round service in one place to assist with busy schedules. Our new Protect Your Business initiative is a full service that meets all your business needs from sorting out your contracts and terms of business,  through management accounts and tax to possible business sales and inheritance. Our resident experts can be on hand to sort out all issues no matter what size of business you are. We offer customised retainers to suit all business sizes and turnover. If you want peace of mind for your business and on-call support, Protect Your Business is the initiative for you.

Our office is shared by Marlborough LawClaritas Accountancy and The Hungerford Mortgage Company. We also collaborate with Harridge Financial, HR experts Professionals in Partnership and asset finance experts Industry Finance UK.

For more please details contact us at hungerfordlegalandfinancialcentre.com 01488 508008 or info@hungerfordlegalandfinancialcentre.com

Marlborough Law Protect Your Business

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

We are very keen to buy collections and accumulations of coins and stamps and welcome enquiries no matter how large or small the collection.

We are also a very strong buyer of old gold, silver and platinum and also vintage watches even if damaged or broken. Many people are extremely surprised at how much their old gold is worth.

We always try and conclude a valuation while you are with us.

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

Coin & Stamp Centre cabinets

The Naked Grape

Bluebells and warmer weather beckon and this mouthwatering white wine is just the right refreshing tipple after a walk in the spring-time woods. 

Our May wine of the month is Fontvive – Vin de Pays de Vaucluse.

Only 3,000 bottles of this Viognier Chardonnay blend are made by Fontvive each year and we are excited to be one of a handful of stockists to offer it this summer. 

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

Fontvive Wine Naked Grape May 2022

Hungerford Bookshop

We are very lucky to have a committed team of booksellers who help us host author talks – see our upcoming schedule here. We are looking forward to author Ben Aitken joining us on Friday 5 May for his talk on his latest book The Marmalade Diaries: The True Story of an Odd Couple. This is part of the new 2022 season of the Well Read Mind.

Our May book of the month is Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason, recently out in paperback.

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 lots of fantastic art on our walls, supporting local artistis in Open Studios. 

Please remember that 15% of our sales 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

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare

At Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare our aim is to help you get better and stay well for longer.

We are a friendly family run modern clinic in the Croft, Hungerford with a friendly team and new premises that provide relaxed surroundings and superb facilities.

Andy Mitchell

Hungerford Chiropractic logo

M & P Hardware

Summer is on the way which means that you probably have a list of jobs 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

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

Suffer with pigmentation?
Dermalogica’s Powerbright moisturiser SPF50 helps exfoliate surface cells to enhance skin tone and eliminate dark spots and provide sustained moisture delivery for optimal hydration.

Or register your interest for the circular hydration hands on event on our contact page! Coming soon!
 
Our Massage Specialist has more available appointments on Thursday & Fridays. This is a great time to use your Gift Voucher to destress and unwind.
 
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

Other Shops in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework 

Martin & The Magpie florists. 

Hungerford Arcade 

Ellie Dickins Shoes 

Barr’s Yard 

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