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

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


This month our window highlights our need for bees and as the hot weather continues and we have lots of gifts and toys for the summer. From paddling pools and water toys, to jigsaws and craft kits for when it’s too hot to go outside we can help. Pop in and see us.
As always, we have a great choice of gifts to go with them. Whether you are looking for a gift for a wedding, birthday or any other occasion pop in and have a look.

Grapesmith, Barrs Yard

Summer OfferGianni Tessari Soave Classico Scalette 2021 10% OFF until the end of August – now £15.12 (was £16.80).

Soave managed to get itself a bad name as Italians have always kept the top quality Soave Classico for themselves, only exporting bland Gargenega wine from the valley floors.

Well, this is absolutely top-notch Soave Classico, from a single vineyard, facing south on the side of the Scalette hill. Made from hand-harvested Gargenaga and Trebbiano grapes, ripe tropical flavours overlay a lithe minerality.

A must-try wine to enjoy with risotto or fried fish, or just treat yourself to glass as an aperitif. 

We are open 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and every day we deliver wine locally in our trusty Van Rouge. So why not treat yourself, go to our website and order by midday for free same day delivery on 12 bottles or more. 

01488 680933

GrapeSmith Scalette wine

Fare Wise Travel

With continued uncertainty we strongly advise travellers to book with an agent who will have their back if they get stuck in transit. See here for our latest advice and tips for travellers.

For more advice on your particular travel plans please contact Veronica on 01488 686858,, facebook or pop in to our office at 19 Hungerford High St (under the railway bridge). 

Fare Wise Travel Hungerford

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

At the Hungerford Coin and Stamp Centre we’ve never been busier. The shrewd are quietly stacking precious metals as a hedge against the strange and rather sinister economic environment. Rare coins are continuing to gain in popularity too as they continue to go up.

Please request your free copy of our colour summer brochure.

Open: Mon to Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 2pm.

35a High Street Hungerford RG17 0NF
01488 684008
facebook/Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Coin & Stamp Centre cabinets


We are delighted to celebrate our new charity status with a No Joining Fee offer for new members until end of August.

During the last 4 years the club has undergone extensive refurbishments and upgrades to provide excellent health and fitness facilities for our members and guests, and is investing in solar panels and electrical charging points.
The Club offers a variety of membership options all without contract as well as day passes and reduced rate memberships for specialist groups. We proudly support local charities offering discounted access to our facilities and meeting rooms.
Please check out our website, call 01488 682000 or pop in for a chat and tour.
Herongate no joining fee

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

In our lastest radio show, the Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre team covers the misunderstood relationship betweeen clients, lawyers and insurers; what co-habiting couples should do to protect themselves and their property in the longterm; and capital allowances of 130% on the value of a wide range of items from office chairs to solar panels or tractors.

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, Ludlam Wills & Estate Planning look after your wills, trusts and LPA (Lasting Powers of Attorney) HR experts Professionals in Partnership and asset finance experts Industry Finance UK.

Please enquire about our Protect Your Business initiative which allows businesses to regulate their outgoings by paying a monthly fee to cover all our services. 

For more please details contact us at 01488 508008 or

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

Our top quality Outback Organics waxing range is the best we’ve ever used so if you’ve not experienced a ‘comfortable’ wax now is your opportunity to try.

Book with either Alison (full price) or Eleanor (lower price) & walk away without the sting, sticky or soreness. All waxing available with Hot Peelable or Roller Strip.

Quick reminder that the salon is closed on Tuesdays and these are our opening times:

Monday 10am ~ 7pm
Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday 9.30am ~ 7pm
Thursday 9.30am ~ 5pm
Friday 10am ~ 5pm
Saturday 9.30am ~ 4pm
Please follow Belle Chic on social media or email to join our mailing list. 

01488 686655 

Belle Chic models required

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare

As your partner in health, we want you to be well year round – not just when we see you for adjustments. Here is a reminder about why you shouldn’t crack your back yourself at home.

We are also pleased to offer Penny Post readers a discount on their first appointment XXXXX


Hungerford Chiropractic logo

Hungerford Bookshop

We are very lucky to have a committed team of booksellers who help us host author talks – see our upcoming schedule here

Whether you’re in the garden or on the beach, see our top summer reading suggestions here.

Customers can phone in book orders on 01488 683480, or place orders online at or message us on Facebook.

Hungerford Printing Co.

We print virtually anything on everything. Pop in to see us down the alley between Eliane’s and Hungerford Bookshop or contact us at or 01488 684337

Find us at Instagram/hungerfordprintingco and on Facebook/hungerfordprintingco

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

When you’re in pain, you may find that you’re willing to try almost anything to get it to stop. But the truth is, not everything works, medications can create an unhealthy habit, home treatments can take a long time, or not work at all. Surgery can keep you bedridden for weeks, not to mention the possibility of leaving lasting damage.

See details here about how our new Shockwave therapy provides benefits for pain, inflammation, and immobilit.

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.

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

01488 493014

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. 

Chris Bessent
The Clockmaker
127 High St, Hungerford, RG17 0DL
(in the courtyard behind Newbury Building Society) 

The Clockmaker Display Ad

Howards Pet Care

Your local, friendly pet store with everything you need for your two and four legged friends.
We have a wide range of dog and cat food, chews, feeding bowls, leads, bird seed and so much more.
Suzi and the team
01488 685314
Howard's Pet Care Hungerford

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:

Contact details:

Curve Gift Shop at Hungerford Hub

M & P Hardware

Summer is 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 railway cuttings. We also offer key cutting and shoe repair services.

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

Other shops to visit in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework 

Hungerford Arcade 

Ellie Dickins Shoes 

Barr’s Yard 


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