August Blog ☀️

August Blog ☀️

It’s holiday time, hurray!  If you are going to Europe, don’t forget that you can get your Euros from the post office. Small amounts are available on demand and larger ones can be ordered for next day delivery. It’s a simple as that. If you are staying at home,...
July Blog

July Blog

Welcome, summer. We hope you will be good to us all. The shop has been in contact with Solley’s ice cream, with the intention of providing an alternative to Simply ice cream. Please watch out for it. If you are a fan of Simply, do not worry, we will continue to stock...
Awards Season

Awards Season

Last Thursday we were delighted to be awarded Kent Local Food Retailer of the year at the Taste of Kent Awards. After coming runner up in 2018, it was wonderful to win the category this year. Once again we were up against stiff competition, especially last...
Barham Post Office

Barham Post Office

Following on from our AGM in August, it has become clear many people are not aware of exactly what services the Post Office in Barham provides. The shop has to subsidise the PO because the commission paid by them does not cover the cost of the salaries of the paid...
Christmas Meat Orders 2018

Christmas Meat Orders 2018

Once again we are taking orders for Chandler and Dunn turkeys and meat.  Order forms are in store now or can be downloaded here. Forms need to be completed and back to the store by the 6th December. Chandler and Dunn meat is straight from a farm started by Peter...
Rural Business Awards 2018 South East Winners

Rural Business Awards 2018 South East Winners

Another award and a significant one. The Rural Business Group is a serious organisation dedicated to the interests nationwide of rural businesses. It is the same group which invited us to represent community led businesses at the recent meeting at No 10 and now we...
July Blog

Summer Newsletter

Our summer newsletter should be coming through your letter box very soon.  There were a couple of errors (apologies – perhaps a trip to Specsavers is required!) which we have corrected here but we’ve also added a correction slip to the paper version....
Simpsons The Roman Road Chardonnay 2017 Local Launch

Simpsons The Roman Road Chardonnay 2017 Local Launch

Simpsons Wine Estate very much appreciates the enthusiastic support and the close relationship established with Barham Village Store and the villagers of the Elham valley.  On Friday 4th May between 4 and 6pm we invite loyalty card holders to taste the much...
Taste of Kent Awards 2018

Taste of Kent Awards 2018

The annual Taste of Kent Awards were held last Thursday during which the winners were revealed.  The great and the good of Kent’s food producers, retailers and restaurants were there to see who would be crowned champion in their field. Our store was up for Kent...