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

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

Inklings

We hope that everyone enjoyed their Jubilee celebrations, thank goodness that the rain kept away in the most part.  Thank you for all the lovely comments that we had about our window displays, we enjoyed doing them..
 
Our thoughts have now turned to Father’s Day on Sunday 19 June and as always, we have lots of cards and gifts for the Father/Grandfather/ Special Man in your life so come and see how we can help you celebrate.  We also have lots of lovely new cards and gifts arriving this month for other occasions in your life.  
Father's Day gifts from Inklings in Hungerford
Inklings, 122 High St, Hungerford RG17 0DL  

Fare Wise Travel

Thinking of a holiday after all the Jubilee festivities but thoroughly put off by all the media coverage of short-staffed airports and airlines and tour operators cancelling flights and holidays at the very last minute?

See here for Veronica’s June blog about travel solutions. 

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 at Herongate

Calling all jazz lovers! 🎷

Do join our next free live music evening with Stuart Henderson Jazz Trio this Thursday 9 June from 7pm to 10.30pm at Honesty Coffee Shop at Herongate Club.

Stuart was principal trumpet of The Scots Guards Band in Her Majesty’s Household Division. During this time, he played many times for the Royal Family and at State occasions all over the world. 

Since leaving the services Stuart has become a fixture on the UK jazz scene appearing with many of the country’s finest jazz musicians.
 
It’s guaranteed to be a relaxing, fun evening. Entry is free, and doors open from 7pm. A selection of
drinks and bar snacks will also be on offer. 
 
Stuart was principal trumpet of The Scots Guards Band in Her Majesty’s Household Division. 
 

See more details of Honesty coffee shops here.

Hungerford Printing Co.

We were delighted to be part of the team behind the Jubilee celebrations. Hungerford Printing Company printed the banners at both ends of the town, and also printed various signs that pointed the picnickers to the car parks and Croft Green last weekend. We were on hand to help set up and tear town on the day too and we were really pleased to see everyone having a great time.

Other HPC activities including printing the bunting for the Chamber of Commerce’s Jubilee tree outside Boots.  All in all a busy week.

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 Chamber Jubilee tree

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre is pleased to be able to offer our clients an all-round service with time and money-saving efficiency. For example we are providing one client with legal advice on divorce and financial settlement, setting up a pension for her, and providing a valuation of her ex-husband’s business accounts to give a more reliable company valuation.

Under our new Protect Your Business initiative we are helping a business client with property tax and capital gains tax as well as a legal property dispute issue. We have also rolled out the PYB initiative to our Marlborough Legal & Financial Centre where the accountant in that group is Steve Roberts from Riverview Portfolio.

Our office in central Hungerford (down the alley between Eliane’s and Hungerford Bookshop) is shared by Marlborough Law and Claritas Accountancy. 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

With Platinum Jubilee celebrations having been in full swing, the public have been inundated with offers of Platinum Jubilee coinage from various mints.

But please tread carefully – only the Royal Mint are authorised to produce UK coinage.

The glamorous adverts shown on TV offering gold-plated coins are merely metallic style issues from countries like the Channel Isles and Tristan da Cunha which hardly have any resale value in the secondary market.

If you want to invest in Platinum Jubilee coins stick with UK issues. We currently have the 50p coins in stock

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

70 Jubilee 50p

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare

Here at HCPH we have been serving our community under current ownership for 2 years! We want to thank you to the local community for welcoming us so amazingly. You have all been a delight to serve and work with and we look forward to being part of the community for many years to come.

To celebrate, we are pleased to announce a Physiotherapy New Client Offer for just £22 (normally £115) saving you 80% on:

A full hands-on initial assessment, to achieve full understanding of your issue.

Verbal report of findings, with all of your questions answered.

First hands-on treatment, which includes a tailored rehab plan.

Hungerford Chiropractic logo

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

Brightening ✅ Skin Ageing concerns ✅ Rehydration ✅ 

This month you can book a Pro skin 60 Dermalogica facial with extra time. 

Quote: ELEANOR & ALISON when booking. £69

Includes a complimentary 10 min back or foot massage to start the winding down for the most enjoyable facial & results delivered by your personal skin therapist.
 
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

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

How can you work out the right treatment for your needs? The fact is that you don’t need to: the West Berkshire Injury Clinic team is on hand to talk you through our wide range of options and recommend an appropriate option. Just call us on 01635 904542.

Our Hungerford Clinic (opposite the Borough Arms) 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

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

The Naked Grape

Pop in anytime to pick up your favourite tipple or get a top recommendation for something you haven’t tried before.

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

Naked Grape Best Indie

Hungerford Bookshop

We are very lucky to have a committed team of booksellers who help us host author talks – see our upcoming schedule here. Including a fabulous Summer Reading Celebration on Thursday 30 June. 

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.

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

Open: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10pm-4pm and Saturday 10am – 12noon.

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

Contact details:
hungerfordhub.curve@gmail.com
facebook.com/The-Curve-Gift-Shop

M & P Hardware

Summer is pretty much here 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

Other Shops in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework 

Martin & The Magpie florists. 

Hungerford Arcade 

Ellie Dickins Shoes 

Barr’s Yard 

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