Hawkesbury Stores announced as best village shop in the South West!
Hawkesbury Stores has been announced as a regional champion in the Countryside Alliance Awards! The Awards, nicknamed the ‘Rural Oscars’, are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of British food & farming, enterprise […]
When BBC Winterwatch presenter, Michaela Strachan, popped by!
Wildlife presenter Michaela Strachan popped into the shop en route to Sherborne in Gloucestershire where she’ll be presenting BBC2’s Winterwatch next week. She bought a football magazine to take home […]
Two Hawkesbury businesses shortlisted for prestigious Rural Oscars
Hawkesbury Stores and AJ Morgan Farm Produce have been announced as regional finalists in the 2017 Countryside Alliance Awards – known as the Rural Oscars – in the ‘Village Shop’ […]
Find us at The Fox!
We have moved! On Sunday 14 May around two dozen volunteers came together to pack, stack, lift, carry and lug all the stock and shelving to a temporary ‘pop-up Stores’ over the road. While the refurbishment takes […]
Refurbishment plans for the Stores
Today was the first day of Phase 1 of Hawkesbury Stores’ exciting refurbishment. The work will last for about two months, and it seems a good time to publish the plans in […]
Winning hare designer announced!
The votes have been counted and verified and this afternoon, in a packed assembly at Hawkesbury Upton Primary School, the winning young designer for the Hawkesbury Stores Hare was announced! We […]
The Hawkesbury Stores Hare Design Challenge!
Hawkesbury Stores will be taking part in the 2017 Cotswold Hare Trail, by displaying an 18inch/46cm tall ‘leveret’ (baby hare) statue in the shop window from 25 March. But our […]
A big announcement to end 2016!
This afternoon we held a festive get-together to say thank you to our wonderful volunteers. We’ve calculated that around 100 local people have given their time, energy and skills freely […]
How do our prices compare? Part 2
We’re back with the second instalment of our price comparison baskets! In September we reported the comparison of Hawkesbury Stores and supermarket prices for a big basket of essential groceries. […]
How do our prices compare? Part 1
Most people expect their local village shop to be a tad pricey. It’s not surprising – small independent stores don’t have the buying power to drive hard bargains with suppliers, […]