June Shop Talk

June Shop Talk

Have you heard the great news? We are now open until 12 noon on Sundays, thanks to our kind and willing volunteers. These extended hours provide our local customers and visitors more opportunity to shop, especially if you enjoy a lazy Sunday lay in, and why not! We...
May Shop Talk

May Shop Talk

We often have customers come into the shop surprised at what we have in stock. May 16th to 22nd is National Stationery Week and stationery is one of those things that we have more of than you may think. Not only a great range of greetings cards and wrapping paper...
May Shop Talk

April Shop Talk

Firstly we are delighted to announce we are finalists at the Taste of Kent Awards in the Kent Community Award category.  This award is for businesses that have gone over and beyond in terms of  community initiatives, customer service, workforce and volunteer welfare....
March Shop Talk

March Shop Talk

Don’t you just love Spring? Longer daylight hours, the birds full of song and the hedgerows and gardens springing into life! Soon the grass verge beneath the trees in the Valley Road will be full of beautiful bright yellow daffodils for us all to enjoy.   And...
February Shop Talk

February Shop Talk

Looking back for a moment, we had another busy December with sales reaching the highest monthly figure since March 2020. The top 3 product purchases from most to least were fresh fruit and veg (1,352 items), Wilmshurst’s small loaves (426 items) and Mr Dolby’s free...