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BARFORD VILLAGE SHOP
(Updated July 2014)

Dear All

Summertime!! Must be BBQ weather, plenty of choice to enjoy your entertaining, charcoal, meat, salads, drinks (alcoholic and non alcoholic), bread, dips and dressings.........all available at your local village shop

Wimbledon fortnight (23rd June – 6th July) – enjoy the moment with strawberries and cream, Pimms with lemon and cucumber and good old Robinsons.

23rd July – opening of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Product range changes weekly, all at competitive prices without having to use your car!!!

Don`t forget, `Pete the fish` van here every Wednesday 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

We are on Facebook, join us and you will hear about anything that is happening when it happens!

New volunteers always welcome, pop into the shop for more information. It is a great way to meet new people and be part of the community. We also need more shareholders. For £20 share per person over the age of 18, you get a say in what happens to the shop.

Latest offers are featured on our website.

We are on Facebook, join us and you will hear about anything that is happening when it happens!

Volunteers needed;
Do you have what it takes to be a volunteer at the shop? We are always looking for new volunteers to come and join our happy team. You can either train for a regular shift or work shifts that are suitable for your busy lifestyle. Anyone interested, please do not hesitate to pop into the shop for a chat. Saturdays and Sundays are always hard to fill, so if you can spare some time at the weekend - that would be great!

The shop is a great way to meet new people. It has a lovely atmosphere and is fun to work in. I look forward to hearing from all the new volunteers!

The Post Office is open Monday to Friday from 3:00pm to 5:15pm.

See you in the shop soon!

Thanks

Corenna

 


Question - What is Barford Village Shop?
Answer
- It is a community shop, manned with volunteers, friends, neighbours, who give up their time to help. The shop sells local products from local suppliers, grown and produced locally, transported to us with less fuel, helping to keep the carbon footprint down. It supports the village and the local community. We seem to forget what it is all about, take it for granted. It becomes convenience. So next time you are served by one of our volunteers, just remember they are here because they want to.

As always, if anyone would like to be a volunteer, just pop into the shop to see what it is all about. We are a very friendly bunch and all our volunteers are approachable. Thanks for your continued support.

If you have any comments or queries about the shop or would like to volunteer and join our friendly team, our manager or call 01926 624075. We look forward to seeing you in the shop soon.

Corenna Jennings

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CIVIC TRUST AWARD FOR VILLAGE SHOP

We are delighted that the shop received "special recognition" in the 2010 national Civic Trust Awards. This prestigious award is given to projects for their "strong community initiative and positive impact on the people they serve".

 

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OPEN A NEWSPAPER ACCOUNT:

Open a newspaper account at the Village Shop.

Click here to download a newspaper account form (PDF 47k)

Print off and complete the form; then bring it into the shop at least one week before you wish to start taking your newspapers or magazines.

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SCHOOL TOKENS:

Tokens from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, The Times and Nestle Cereals.

Barford Village Shop has offered to collect the tokens for the school from Barford residents with no children at the school.

Sainsbury’s - Earn one Active Kids voucher for every £10 spent at any Sainsbury's store, including groceries online or at Sainsbury's petrol stations.

Tesco - One voucher is given for every £10 spent in Tesco stores and petrol filling stations in a single transaction.

Please help your local school and start collecting now!

Click here for the School webpage.

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SOD CUTTING EVENT:

We marked the start of the build with a ‘sod-cutting’ event on Saturday 1st March 2008 carried out by James Plaskitt MP. Click here for photo gallery.

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Village Shop logo

Main Contact:
Corenna Jennings 624075

The Village Shop phone number is 01926 624075

The Grand Opening of the Village Shop took place on Saturday 1st November 2008. Click here for the photo gallery.

Click here for photo gallery of the first birthday party