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  • American Express supports shop small

    Wednesday, 02 December 2015.

    From 5th - 20th December, American Express are encouraging its card members to shop local and support independenttraders by offering a £5 statement credit each time they spend more than £10 in a s...

    Get your affairs in order

    Monday, 30 November 2015.

    According to studies, 82% of us now worry about money some or most of the time, a staggering 22% increase from 2011. It's not just individuals. Even businesses are eating into their slender margins w...

    Calling all landlords

    Friday, 13 November 2015.

    With no shortage of tenants, Hungerford is one of the easiest towns in England for landlords to rent their properties. With yields of around 3-5% letting your property is a certain way to generate s...

    But at what Costa?

    Monday, 31 August 2015.

    It's the issue that just won't go away: can the steadily declining footfall on Hungerford's High Street be arrested by the presence of a chain store? While people love Hungerford for its unique mix o...

    Footfall in freefall but Townsite rocketing

    Friday, 04 September 2015.

    A recent report in the Newbury Weekly News has confirmed what Hungerford traders have long been saying - the number of people on the high street is plummeting. Figures released by West Berkshire C...

    A very social network

    Thursday, 06 August 2015.

    Hungerford Chamber of Commerce welcomes applications for membership. For the desultory sum of £50 per annum, the views and concerns of local businesses and retailers have an effective platform for ...

    Local knowledge can save your business ££

    Friday, 03 July 2015.

    Sick of Banks and Comparison Websites ? Read on. Here's a heart-warming tale for those of us who have spent teeth-gnashing hours on the internet or sitting in our local bank trying to get an insuranc...

    ‘Hungerford is fantastic’ says local MP

    Friday, 30 January 2015.

    Local MP Richard Benyon discusses returning economic optimism in Hungerford and the importance of local small businesses and retailers....

    Development funding bid

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014.

    A proposal is to invest £1.86m to help develop the local economy in priority areas including small businesses, farming, forestry, rural tourism, rural services, culture and heritage has been submi...

    Tea dance for Inkpen village hall

    Thursday, 11 September 2014.

    Trip the light fantastic and enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon tea all at the same time at a Tea Dance coming up at Inkpen Village Hall. The tea dance, which is in aid of fund raising for the village...
    BMW donated for a good cause
    SWIFT Medics are trained volunteer pre-hospital emergency care doctors who attend road traffic accidents and medical emergencies in Wiltshire when an incident is so serious that the NHS ambulance team needs the help of an appropriately qualified Doctor at the scene.

    Blissed-out at Inglewood
    You know when your trusted hairdresser of ten years tells you he’s found a good spa that you need to sit up and take notice.

    Why live in Hungerford?
    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough
    After a year in the planning, Townsite Marlborough has just gone live! The success of the Hungerford Townsite prompted Marlborough residents and businesses to ask us when we could do the same for their gorgeous and quintessentially English market town.

    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