July Shop Talk

July Shop Talk

Summer has arrived, the farmers are busy with hay making and preparing for the grain harvest. It’s the time too for scrumptious summer soft fruit such as raspberries, strawberries and cherries! We have a new supplier this year for cherries which arrived in store for...
April 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....
December Blog

December Blog

Christmas activities are in full swing at Barham Village Store. Many of you have used the tips to prepare early for posting that we shared in November’s edition. Having everything ready before you get to the Post Office counter is key, so please do your best to be...
April Shop Talk

April Shop Talk

In general terms it feels like the shop is getting back to a level of pre-Covid normality. We say a very warm “welcome back” to a number of volunteers returning to their regular duties following their vaccinations. Orders from the majority of suppliers are becoming...
Barham Post Office

Barham Post Office

Following on from one of our AGMs, it became clear many people were 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 staff....