The most Tutti-full shop window

on 01 May 2014.

Winner of the 2014 best dressed Tutti Day shop window is Blue Cross, the animal charity shop on the Bridge.

Facing stiff competition from other shops, including Kaleidoscope who also added some Tutti style balloon bling to The Framemaker and Swift Cleaners too, the Blue Cross display of commemorative ‘scrolls’, ribbons, balloons and the traditional barrel of beer got the final vote from judge and Chamber of Commerce chairman Nigel Perrin.

Blue Cross shop’s Shirley Payne did all the research for the historic contents of the documents created for the display.

Nigel Perrin with Blue Cross Manager Sharon Racey and Shirley Payne

Blue Cross staff - Fred Mariner and Jane Pearce with Sharon Racey, centre

Blue Cross winning window

Runners-up Kaleidoscope


More Tutti Day windows – dressing the Hungerford High Street for its historic Hock-tide celebration

Below Stairs


Swift Cleaners

Commoner's window on the High Street


Blooming botany
Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

VIP access at Donnington Country Club
Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

Aldbourne’s fun run is back
Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

Championing children’s charities for 2018
Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

18 idyllic championship holes
Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

Your library is about so much more than books
Judging from the amount of community activity going in Hungerford Library, the council are going to have a hard time justifying its closure in their next round of swingeing cuts.

Walks in around Hungerford
Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside