What's On in The Hendreds from Friday 18th September 2020

For reliable information see the NHS website

If you need help

with shopping, collecting prescriptions, collecting post
or anything else, do contact your Community Friend.
If you don't have their details, email events@hendred.org
or call Charles on 835014 with the name of your street.

Flu Vaccination Clinic, Snells Hall, Saturday 19th September
by appointment only.
A vaccination clinic for patients of the Newbury Street Practice
is being held at Snells Hall on Saturday 19th September.
The vaccinations will be by appointments, which have been sent
by mail, to patients over 65.
Please keep to your appointment time and do not arrive more than
5 minutes early.
If you are attending the clinic, please bring a face covering.
If possible, please do not come by car, because car parking space
at the hall is limited. The Poplars field opposite St Augustine’s
Church will be available for parking, by kind permission of the
Hendred Estate.  Please park there if you can manage the
short walk up Church Street.

Church Services -  Sunday 20th September
Face covering is mandatory in all places of worship.
Please bring your own mask/scarf and wear it when
you enter the church and throughout the service,
with the only exception of communion.

9:30am Holy Trinity, West Hendred
, Holy Communion (CWT)
11:00am Holy Trinity,  Ardington, Holy Communion (BCP)

Please bring a pen and be ready to write down your
name and telephone number on a sheet at the entrance
to comply with track and trace requirements.

11:15am St Mary's Catholic Church, East Hendred, Sunday Mass
Evening Mass

Please book to come by emailing Fr Andrew at
or phoning 01235 835038. 
There is a limit of 30 people at each mass and people are asked
to wear masks or face coverings.

Wednesday 23rd September
10am St Augustine's, East Hendred,
Holy Communion (BCP)

The Hive Market
Sunday 20th September 2020
From 10am - 2pm
NEW VENUE - Sports Ground, Mill Lane, East Hendred
15+ traders including Mead and Love Beer plus Oh Greekalicious Food Stand
is back! Bring your own bags and sanitiser and it’s contactless payment
The Sports Club will be offering refreshments too!
Do join us, open air shopping with local businesses and traders that
need your support.

Hendreds Tennis Club - Free Beginners' Sessions Starting Sunday 20th September
If you would like to begin playing tennis in the village, maybe would you like to
try the Hendreds Tennis Club's free Beginners' Sessions.
See the attached file, Beginners' Tennis.pdf.

Pizza Van on Wednesday 23rd September Evening

4:30 to 8:30pm at Snells Hall car park.
Pre-order from Monday morning and pay for delicious
pizza by calling 07789 722138
You will be given an agreed time when you can
safely collect your pizza from a table by the van.
More details and the menu are on
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/infinespirit/

Hendred Stores and Post Office

The shop and post office remain open 7 days a week
(Monday to Friday 6am to 5pm, Saturday 6.30am to 1pm
and Sunday 6.30am to 12 midday), and we have a hand
sanitising station outside the door for you to use
on entry and exit.  
As well as stocking all the usual staples such as
bread, dairy, cereals and a selection of tinned and
frozen goods, we also have a broad selection of all
kinds of treats.
Also do remember that the Post Office can be used
in the same way as your bank to pay in both cash
and cheques, plus do cash withdrawals, and for all
major banks there are no charges.
We encourage the wearing of face masks to protect
you and others around you, and ask that everyone
is respectful of each other's space in these difficult times.

On Friday September 25th we will be participating
in The World's Largest Coffee Morning in aid of
Macmillan Cancer Support, so please do pass by and
treat yourself to a cuppa and a slice of cake to
help raise funds for this worthy cause. We will
donate all profits made on sales of these items
on that day, so the more you buy the more we can donate.

Super Solution to Local Road Problems
Oxfordshire County Council have a scheme whereby a local residents
can volunteer to be trained as  Fix My Street "Super Users".
Super users identify problems such as potholes, damaged signs and
blocked rainwater drains, report them  via an app and place orders with
the council's contractors to have repairs carried out.
The scheme has proved very effective for getting problems fixed.
See https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/super-solution-to-local-road-problems/
for more information.
If you would like to put yourself forward for this very useful service to the
community, please contact our Parish Clerk, Julia Evans by email at

The Hive Hut - Newbury Road
for all your Eco-Refills, plastic and toxic-free and Sustainable Shopping
for home, cleaning, laundry, dental, hair, skin and body care.
NEW opening times.
Wednesdays and Friday evenings - APPOINTMENT ONLY from 5-8pm -
Pre-book on Facebook or email for a slot
Saturdays open door 9am - 12pm
Contact - thehivehut@gmail.com for more information.
Facebook and Instagram @thehivehut

Tin Hut Cycles,
East Hendred's Cycle Repair and Services, is now part of the
Government Approved Repairers for the £50 Voucher Scheme, so if you have a
voucher then get a bike service / repairs done speedily in the village.
Plus now a retail range of bike accessories, safety kit, helmets and more
in stock at The Hive Hut. Contact Greg on  tinhutcycles@gmail.com for
more info or an appointment. Facebook and Instagram @tinhutcycles -
PLUS September reduction 20% off Muc-Off Kit and Get your Bike Converted
to EV Assist for just £400!

Charlotte Berry Jewellery
is the latest resident of The Hive Hut and you
can contact her for repairs to precious metal pieces, new jewellery,
gift items or  commissions, she also runs 1:1 workshops
(with distancing and Covid measures) for engagement / wedding rings
and more. You can check out her work on here -

Local Sources of Food, Drink and Other Items
The following local shops and businesses are open
and can provide food and drink and other
items either for local collection or home delivery:

Hendred Stores and Post Office

The stores and post office stock fruit and vegetables, bread, eggs, bacon
and cheese as well as all the usual biscuits, tinned food etc.
A hand sanitising station is provided just outside the door
and to enable distancing, only two people are allowed into
the shop at a time.

Brookleas Fish Farm - for fresh and preserved trout. Call 820500 or
email brookleas@hotmail.com for more information.

Hendred Vineyard
- Sparkling, white and rose wines.
Mail order "click and collect" available - email: hendredvineyard@hotmail.com

Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
Mathews and Son come to High Street on Wednesdays at noon
and then go on to Coulings Close near Smiths Rickyard. 
They supply fresh fruit and vegetables and some other
You can pre-order from them by emailing
mathewsandson@hotmail.co.uk and you can collect
your order from them on Wednesday.
Card payments are accepted.
Telephone: 01235 848239 Mobile: 07958 534183

Take part in Love to Move online; British Gymnastics Foundation
Exercise is very important
- particularly when we can't leave the house!
The BGF has produced a really good, practical video of exercises
mainly aimed at older people.
From a sitting position you follow the set of exercises at a
sensible pace.  It's good and it's free!  Find it at:

Physiotherapy Without Leaving Home

Boathouse Physiotherapy in Pangbourne are now working
remotely via the phone or video links. We are keen to
help people with any injuries, aches and pains, general
muscle or joint pains, sore joints
from delayed surgery, or women’s health issues.
We do not want people to feel stuck at home and in
pain thinking they cannot get help. 
Please feel free to call us on 0118 976 7189 or visit
our website www.boathousephysiotherapy.co.uk