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...
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...

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...
Want to become a shareholder?

Want to become a shareholder?

Most people in Barham have an interest in the wellbeing and continued flourishing of the village shop. This depends entirely on a voluntary committee who are elected at the AGM each year. The shop’s constitution specifies that only shareholders may attend the...
Verve Article

Verve Article

After Barham’s village shop and post office closed its doors in 2008, local residents worried about the impact that it would have on this tiny, picturesque community. However, thanks to the hard work of volunteers, and a welcome donations from the National Lottery...