Last MAIN update 11.08.2015………… addition 25.06.2018

Directory of Useful Contacts

Charitable & Service OrganisationsChildren & Youth GroupsChurchesHelp Lines
HospitalsPublicationsSchools/NurseriesServices
SocialSpecial Interest/ClubsSport/Exercise/DietingTaxis
Transport   

Information maintained by hungerford.uk.net in association with CHAIN MAIL (tel prefix 01488 unless stated)
Please contact the Webmaster with additions or alterations. Compiled in 2008.

Charitable & Service Organisations 
Age UK Berkshire
( Age Concern)
 01189594242
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/berkshire/
Almshouses Association U.K. 01344 452922
Alzheimers Society West Berkshire Branch 01635 500869
www.alzheimers.org.uk
British Legion Welfare 682607
 
Burchett Trust (for benefit of Hungerford Disabled)Amelia Tester
ameliatester@humberts.co.uk
682349
 
C.H.A.I.N.Office
 
683727
www.hungerford.org.uk
Careers Springboard West BerkshireDavid Skyrme
enquiries@careerswestberks.org.uk
01635 253545
www.careerswestberks.org.uk
Children in DistressRobin Dunn
info@childrenindistress.org.uk
668310
 
Christian Aid – HungerfordBarbara Fielding685208
 
Commumity Furniture Projectenquiries@cfpnewbury.org0163543933
www.cfpnewbury.org
Hungerford Friends of Cancer Research UKSusan Mayes682853
 
Hungerford Carers
Support Group
Jenny Avery
Stephen Hammond 01183247333
ask@berkshirecarershub.org
Hungerford Cancer Support
Supported by Hungerford PPG
Jenny Knight
Yvonne Gillies ygillies@btinternet.com
01488 644671
07888399134
Hungerford Masonic Craft LodgePeter Cox
s4748@berkspgl.org.uk
 
Hungerford Stoke Care Rehab GroupJudy King
heyjudeking@yahoo.co.uk
01635 861666
 
Independent AgeMrs Cameron-Hayes
 
681314
 
K & A Canal Trust Bookings Rose of H’ford Canal Boat email: rose@katrust.org.ukwww.rose.katrust.org.uk

Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Devizes 01380 721279
www.katrust.org.uk
Mobility Trust 08454500359
 
R.O.A.B. John O’Gaunt LodgeFred Stroud
 
682517
 
SSFACol. J. Fleming
 
73574
 
St. John Ambulance BrigadeNigel0118 9335500
www.sja.org.uk
Trustees of Croft Hall – bookings-Kathleen Walker
 
684861
 
Children & Youth Groups 
1st Hungerford Scout GroupRoger Stroud
gsl@1sthungerford.org.uk
683356
www.1sthungerford.org.uk
Aqua Llamas (Canoeing) 683692
 
Beaver ColonyDonna Edwards
beavers@1sthungerford.org.uk
681194
www.1sthungerford.org.uk
Explorer ScoutsMarcus Brind
explorers@1sthungerford.org.uk
07787 520234
www.kennetexplorers.org.uk
Girl GuidesClaire Scott
hungerfordguides@hotmail.com
01488 683900
 
Group Scout LeaderRoger Stroud
gsl@1sthungerford.org.uk
683356
 
Iceni Cub PackPenny Locke
iceni@1sthungerford.org.uk
648534
 
John O’Gaunt Youth ClubsIan Paine
jogauntycc@westberks.gov.uk
683692
 
Junior Football ClubSteven Skipworth
 
684658
www.htfcjuniors.co.uk
Ladybugs Parent and Toddler GroupJude Hodge
jude@hodgeonline.co.uk
684957
 
Scout TroopRobbie Stroud
scouts@1sthungerford.org.uk
07795 570503
 
St. John Ambulance Brigade Cadets & BadgersNigel0118 9335500
www.sja.org.uk
Viking Cub PackLizzie Stroud
viking@1sthungerford.org.uk
05557 106828
 
Churchesback to category menu
Church on the Rock (Marantha Church)info@churchontherockhungerford.org01672 841110 / 07977 579666
www.churchontherockhungerford.org
Methodist ChurchDeacon Shirley Mackintosh681174
 
Our Lady of Lourdes: Roman Catholic ChurchCanon Peter Turbitt
 
01235762374
www.northdownschurchs.org.uk
St. Lawrence Church : Church of EnglandRev Mike Saunders
vicar@StLawrencesHungerford.org.uk
07548 678234 Parish Mobile
www.stlawrenceshungerford.org.uk/
United Reformed ChurchRev. K. Eynon
eynonnewurc@aol.com
01635 551997
 
Help Lines 
AIDS: Freephone 0800 567123
 
Berks. Women’s Aid (Domestic Violence Helpline) 08082000247
 
Childline 0800 1111
 
National Drugs helpline 0800776600
 
NSPCC Child protection 08088005000
 
The Samaritans 0163542452
 
Victim Supportsupportline@victimsupport.org.uk08453030900
 
Hospitals 
Great Western, Swindon 01793 604020
 
John Radcliffe, Oxford 01865 741166
 
N.H.S. Direct 08454647
 
Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford 01865741166
 
Royal Berks. ReadingAll Departments
 
0118 3225111
 
Savernake, Marlborough 01672 517200
 
West Berks Hospital, Newbury 01635 273300
 
  
Adviser (weekly commercial)  
Bridge (Monthly Church Magazine)Iris Lloyd
iris.lloyd@virgin.net
686372
irislloyd.co.uk
CHAIN MAIL(Quarterly)David Piper
davidhpiper117@gmail.com
07835395901
 
Newbury Weekly NewsNewsroom
 
01635764526
www.newburytoday.co.uk
Town DiaryClaire Barnes686195  claire.barnes@hungerford-tc.gov.uk
Schools/Nurseries 
County Primary Schooloffice.hungerford@westberks.org682230
www.westberks.org/hungerford
John O’Gaunt Community Technology Collegeoffice.jog@westberks.org682400
www.johnogauntschool.co.uk/
Little Rainbows, Herongate Hungerford 688866
 
Play Group 684561
 
Stepping StonesSue Corfield
steppingstones01@btconnect.com
681067
 
Nursery School, The CroftMrs Suzanne Taylor
office@hungerfordnurseryschool.co.uk
682628
www.hungerfordnurseryschool.co.uk
  
Ark Trust (was Berkshire Disability )Nigel Brown
info@discourse.org.uk
01344755528
www.discourse.org.uk
Canal & River Trust  
Citizens Advice West Berks
(Citizen’s Advice Bureau)
Held centrally in Hungerford 1st & 3rd Weds
You must ring for an appointment
01635 516605
 
Community Information Centre (Wednesdays only)TBC
 
686163
 
Croft Field Centre (bookings)Claire Barnes
townclerk@hungerford-tc.gov.uk
686195
Crossroads 01635 30008
 
Hungefford Resource Centre (Day Care Centre)Manager..Diana Ivanova682601
www.westberks.gov.uk
Dentist: 2 Church Lane 682223
 
Dentist: 32 Fairview Road, N.H.S.hungerford.manager@adpco.net686309
 
Dentist: 96 High Street 684142
 
Doctor’s Surgery ?(out of hours 01189787811) 682507
www.hungerfordsurgery.co.uk 
Fire Service part time retained ( emergency 999 )reception@rbfrs.co.uk01189452888
 
Libraryhungerfordlibrary@westberks.gov.uk682660
 
Newbury Police Station (emergencies 999) 08458505505
 
Police Station (emergencies 999) HUNGERFORD There is no Police Station in Hungerford
 
 
Red Cross Wheelchair LoanKingfisher Court, Hambridge Lane, Newbury Open 10 til 2pm01635 40081
RSPCA 08705 555999
 
Smell GAS 0800111999
 
Street Care Newburystreetcare@westberks.gov.uk01635519080
 
Thames Water (Leaks) 08459200800
www.thames-water.com
Town & Manor of HungerfordSylvia Breadmore
admin@townandmanor.co.uk
685081
 
Town Council claire.barnes@hungerford-tc.gov.uk686195
 
Town Hall BookingsDani
events@townandmanor.co.uk
647334 or 07880 311731
 
Veterinary Surgeon 682193
 
West Berkshire Councilinfo@westberks.gov.uk0163542400
 
Social 
Aircrew Association, Hungerford & District BranchHoward Morgan
 
683819
 
Association of Wrens –Johanna Nicoll
 
682871
 
Berkshire Vision
( Berks. County Blind Society)
Lesley Blackwell
blackwell770@btinternet.com
658876
 
C.H.A.I.N. Pub Luncheon ClubPlease contact Chain Office (2017)
 
683727
 
Hungerford ClubBill Underwood
 
682357
 
Hungerford FellowshipRev Irena Byron682412
 
Marlborough and Hungerford Ladies Luncheon Club 684861
 
Morley Lunches (for Senior Citizens)Lyndsey Morley
morleylunches@gmail.com
686235
 
Mothers’ UnionWendy Wilkinson
 
683806
 
PROBUSLois Pihlens
lois@pihlens.co.uk
683493
 
Royal British Legion – Women’s SectionDenise Scarlett
 
684748
 
Royal British Legion Club 683798
 
Adult Social Care
( Social Services)
e-mail ccenquiries@westberks.gov.uk01635 503050.. …out of hours 01344786543
http:info.westberks.gov.uk/index
Tuesday Club for the DisabledJohn Hollister
 
682037
 
Women’s InstituteSally James
 
682424
 
Special Interest/Clubs 
41 ClubKeith Mayes682853
 
Allotments (Hungerford Council)Belinda Robinson
membership@haha-hungerford.org.uk
www.haha-hungerford.org.uk/
Bridge ClubBrian Davis
brian_e_davis@hotmail.com
684038
 
Camera ClubCarl Holmes
carl.holmes28@btinternet.com
681279
www.hungerford-camera-club.co.uk
Carnival Committee  
Chamber of CommerceNigel Perin
nigel@three-marketeers.co.uk
647025
www.hungerford.uk.net/chamberofcommerce.php
Community of HungerfordTheatre CompanyHoffi Munt
secretary@hungerfordtheatrecompany.co.uk
684011 (Crown Needlework .. Box Office)
www.hungerfordtheatrecompany.co.uk
HADCAF (Community Arts Festival)Catherine Hill
info@hadcaf.co.uk
683719
www.hadcaf.co.uk
Historical AssociationPlease refer to the website for all enquiries
 
www.hungerfordhistorical.org.uk
Hungerford Allotments Holders AssociationTony Drewer-Trump
tony_drewertrump@hotmail.com
07590 555877
www.haha-hungerford.org.uk
Jazz ForumGeorge Wicks
hungerfordjazz@btopenworld.com
0163547675
www.geocities.com/hungerford jazz
Rotary ClubMike Dorward
mike@mikedorward.co.uk
01672540908
www.hungerfordrotary.org.uk
St. Lawrence Church ChoirChristine Buck
pete3lwt@btinternet.com
683396
 
St. Lawrence’s Church
Bell ringers
Mark Robins
mdrobins@hotmail.com
644616
 
Theatre ClubChristine Buck
 
683396
 
Town BandTim Crouter
timcrouter@aol.com
680674
www.hungerfordtownband.fsnet.co.uk
Twinning Assoc.Penny Brookman
brookman@upperdenford.fsnet.co.uk
01488 683314
 
Virtual Museum www.hungerfordvirtualmuseum.co.uk
Sport/Exercise/Dietingback to category menu
Badminton ClubNicky Pemberton
infobad@HungerfordBadmintonClub.org.uk
01635 580912
 
Bowling ClubJohn Conn
connjohn@freenet.co.uk
683584
 
Canal Angling Assoc.John Williams685205
 
Cricket ClubGeordie Taylor
 
07836330815
 
Dieting (Cambridge)Erica Barker
ericacwp@outlook.com
07759519533
Hares Running ClubClaire Digweed
mc.digweed@btinternet.com
07810886673
 
Iyenga Yoga ClassesJudith Jones
 
71838
 
Leisure CentreMathew Watts
hungrford@parkwood-leisure.co.uk
683303
 
Longbow ClubRob Bainbridge
robbainbridge39@hotmail.com
683711
 
Rita Long School of Dance 683946
 
Rugby ClubMartin Digweed
martin.digweed@harris.com
682187
 
Tae Kwon Do & Self DefenceMartin Dipper
 
08001955640
 
Tennis ClubBrona Brown / Carol Ticehurst
secretary@hungerford-tennis.co.uk
682564 / 682307
www.hungerford-tennis.co.uk
Town Football ClubNorman Mathews
nmathews@rhstystems.co.uk
684117
www.hungerfordtownfootballclub.co.uk
West Berks Ramblers www.wberksramblers.org.uk
White Horse Budo (Martial Arts) LambournRichard Blackwell
richardblackwell@btinternet.com
73025
 
Taxis 
Four Oaks Cars
Hungerford / Kintbury
Cliff     07478699313booking@fouroakscars.co.uk
www.fouroakscars.co.uk
AirPremierCars NEWBURYLocal & Long distance, Air & Sea ports
info@airpremiercars.co.uk
01635 49949
www.airpremiercars.co.uk
1st Direct Cars of Hungerford Mark Townsend             07590 722 953681182
www.hungerford-cabs.co.uk
Aldbourne Taxis
(Hungerford & Wiltshire only)
Nigel Keen0797 705 9991
 
CABCO (start from NEWBURY) 0163533333
www.cabco33333.co.uk
Transport 
Barnes Coachestravel@barnescoaches.co.uk01793821303
 
C.H. A.I.N. – Voluntary Car ServiceOffice
 
683727
 
Chair-man vehicleOffice
 
683727
 
First Great WesternNational Rail
www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk
08457484950
 
Handy BusTed Angell
ted@tedangell.wanadoo.co.uk
682610
 
Lambourn Service GO RIDE 0844 8708397
 
Local Information on TransportPaul Frances
 
685238
 
National Express 08705808080
 
National Rail Enquiries 08457484950
 
Newbury & District 01635 820028
 
Ramsbury Community Bus, the FlyerMuriel Lye
 
01672 520555
www.ramsbury.org
Thamesdown Transportj.dosanjh@thamesdown-transport.co.uk01793 428428
 
Town Service, Jacs Minicoachesjacsminicoach@aol.com01635503248
 
Traveline 0871 200 2233
www.traveline.info
Wheelchair Loan    Red CrossKingfisher Court, Hambridge Lane, Newbury Open 10 til 2pm01635 40081
Wiltshire Bus 01380 722393
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