News from Hungerford’s Independent Shops & Businesses – June 2024

Hungerford is famous for its independent shops and businesses which make the High Street worth a visit. There is also a Heritage Trail you can enjoy while you are browsing the shops.

Hungerford Bookshop

We are very excited about our summer Crime & Thriller author talk series in Hungerford & Wantage. See the full schedule here, starting with Partners in Crime: Mick Herron & Mark Billington on Wednesday 19 June in Hungerford Town Hall.
We also look forward to Sir Max Hastings in discussion about his new book Operation Biting that kicks off the 80th D-Day celebration weekend on Thursday 27 June. Book your tickets here.

See our facebook page for all news. For more events and to sign up to our newsletter, please visit our website

We love to see our customers but you can also shop on our website for next day delivery, send in book orders on 01488 683480, or message us on Facebook

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

In our latest Legal & Financial show: Alex and Daniel discuss the current state of the judicial system, commerical leases and land registry.

Our office in central Hungerford is shared by Marlborough Law and RiverView Portfolio accountants. We also collaborate with Harridge Financial, HR experts Professionals in Partnership and asset finance experts Industry Finance UK.

If you need any financial or legal support, please contact us for a no-obligation chat on:
01488 508008

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Now that it looks increasingly likely that we are going to have a Labour Government in place shortly we are seeing a rush to quality similar to the 1970s.

People are keen to have liquid assets, saleable anywhere in the world and Gold and rare coins fit the bill nicely.

Pop in to have a look at our fantastic stock or browse our website and of course we are always very keen to buy any old collections.

34a High Street, Hungerford RG17 0NF
01488 684008
facebook/Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Fare Wise Travel

We offer travel advice based on many years’ experience, not only when planning the trip but also during or after it, if problems emerge.

This month we wanted to share the thoughts of Julia Simpson CEO World Travel & Tourism Council about the power of travel and the positive impact it has on the global community.

See our facebook page for lots of inspiration including Jamaica, Corfu and Florida.

Please contact Veronica and the team on 01488 686858,, facebook or pop in to our office at 19 Hungerford High St (under the railway bridge). 

Fare Wise Travel Hungerford

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare

To celebrate Rebecca and Andy’s 4th anniversary of running the clinic, they are offer 20% off all massages – for new and existing clients. Book on 01488 683666.
As you can imagine, we treat a lot of clients with back issues and highly recommend these seven exercises for keeping your back strong and flexible.

Whatever aches and pains you have, why not take advantage of our new client offer – £49 for initial assessment and first treatment. 

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare
The Croft Hall, Hungerford

Berkshire Trout

We are looking forward to the Hungerford Food & Artisan Market this Sunday 9 June. Do pop by to say hello and taste our samples.  
Visit our facebook page for recipe inspiration and let us know how you enjoy our trout.
Shop online and we deliver within 40 miles of Hungerford every Friday. We also go to lots of local markets – follow our facebook page for details.

Berkshire Trout
07881 823083

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Joining Andrew in Wellbeing Corner at the Hungerford Food & Artisan Market this Sunday 9 June will be an expert on running from Hungerford Hares.
We look forward to talking to you about general wellness, answering questions about nutrition, health and giving advice on physical pain or niggles along with the mental health blocks that are holding you back from really enjoying life.
Happy to have a chat about most things even if you just want to come and say hello!

Town & Manor and Hungerford Town Hall

It’s been a busy time here at the Town and Manor!   
Our wonderful Bellman will be seen on the steps of the Town Hall on Thursday 6 June when across the country town criers made proclamations to honour D-Day. The Town and Manor is proud to be sponsoring the Hungerford D-Day Commemoration at the end of June, gifting use of the Town Hall, Corn Exchange and Magistrates Room to the event and facilitating the laying of a commemorative stone on Hungerford Common.
Exciting news that our Kennet Valley Wetland Reserve project planning application is now live on West Berkshire Council’s website. Please click here to comment.

Our beautiful character rooms for hire include the Magistrates Room, the Town Hall for larger gatherings or the Corn Exchange for up to 240 people.

Hungerford residents get a 25% discount on hire rates.
Please contact
07880 311731
Hungerford Town Hall wedding


Sunday 16 June is Fathers Day and as always, we have a large selection of cards and gifts for that special person.
On Tuesday 18 June we will be starting our sale, and there will be cards from 50p as well as our ever popular £1 cards.  There will also be lots of gifts which will have up to 50% off, so do pop into grab a bargain.

122 High St, Hungerford RG17 0DL

Cobbs Farmshop

It’s still asparagus season!! If you buy it from us it will be significantly fresher and tastier than from a supermarket as we are supplied directly by the grower.
Check out this asparagus tart recipe from Rectory Farm PYO.

Cobbs at Hungerford
Bath Road (A4) just west of Hungerford
01488 686770

Jon Shatford Business Support Services

If you’re experiencing any of these challenges, it might be a good time to consider hiring a bookkeeper to lighten your financial workload and improve the financial management of your business.

You can also book our quiet spacious meeting room, as a full day or 1/2 day pass. 

We also offer training sessions where we explain each software system (Quickbooks, Sage, Xero) in detail, so you can make a confident decision in which accounting system would be best for you.

Jon Shatford Business Support Services
01488 505301

M & P Hardware

At this time of year we have lots of your gardening supplies as well as key cutting services available from mortice to cylinder.

And don’t forget our refillable range from washing up liquid to floor cleaner. If you are not already using refillable household cleaners – make 2024 the year.

And all your DIY supplies of course. Whatever you need we either stock it or can get it in quickly for you!
Open: 9am to 5pm, Mon to Sat.
01488 681048 
M & P Hardware

Amore Italian Restaurant

Why not come and enjoy our warm Italian hospitality and delicious food – we are open for lunch and supper every day of the week!
Vinnie and the team
Amore Hungerford
16 Charnham St
Hungerford RG17 0ES 

Howards Pet Care

We have everything you need for your two and four legged friends from premium dog food, chews, feeding bowls, beds, leads, bird seed to hedgehog houses and bags of dishwater salt.
We have in stock Chewllagen dog chews, 100% natural chewable collagen treats. Also, as ever, a full range of pet food, accessories, treats and toys.
Suzi and the team
01488 685314
Howard's Pet Care montage

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