#specialLast MAIN update 11.08.2015………… update   20.8.2020

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

 

01189594242

 

( Age Concern)

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

682349

 

ameliatester@humberts.co.uk

 

C.H.A.I.N.

Office

683727

 

www.hungerford.org.uk

 

Careers Springboard West Berkshire

David Skyrme

01635 253545

 

enquiries@careerswestberks.org.uk

www.careerswestberks.org.uk

 

Children in Distress

Robin Dunn

668310

 

info@childrenindistress.org.uk

 

Christian Aid – Hungerford

Barbara Fielding

685208

 
 

Commumity Furniture Project

enquiries@cfpnewbury.org

0163543933

 

www.cfpnewbury.org

 

Hungerford Friends of Cancer Research UK

Susan Mayes

682853

 
 

Hungerford Carers

Jenny Avery

ask@berkshirecarershub.org

 

Support Group

Stephen Hammond 01183247333

 

Hungerford Cancer Support

Jenny Knight

01488 644671

 

Supported by Hungerford PPG

Yvonne Gillies
ygillies@btinternet.com

07888399134

 

Hungerford Masonic Craft Lodge

Peter Cox

  

s4748@berkspgl.org.uk

 

Hungerford Stoke Care Rehab Group

Judy King

01635 861666

 

heyjudeking@yahoo.co.uk

 

Independent Age

Mrs Cameron-Hayes

681314

 
 

K & A Canal Trust Bookings Rose of H’ford Canal Boat

 

01380 721279

 

katrust.org

 

Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Devizes

stock@katrust.org.uk

01580721279

 

www.katrust.org

 

Mobility Trust

 

08454500359

 
 

R.O.A.B. John O’Gaunt Lodge

Fred Stroud

682517

 
 

SSFA

Col. J. Fleming

73574

 
 

St. John Ambulance Brigade

Nige

0118 9335500

 

www.sja.org.uk

 

Trustees of Croft Hall – bookings-

Kathleen Walker

684861

 
 

Children & Youth Groups

 

 

1st Hungerford Scout Group

Roger Stroud

683356

 

gsl@1sthungerford.org.uk

www.1sthungerford.org.uk

 

Aqua Llamas (Canoeing)

 

683692

 
 

Beaver Colony

Donna Edwards

681194

 

beavers@1sthungerford.org.uk

www.1sthungerford.org.uk

 

Explorer Scouts

Marcus Brind

07787 520234

 

explorers@1sthungerford.org.uk

www.kennetexplorers.org.uk

 

Girl Guides

Claire Scott

01488 683900

 

hungerfordguides@hotmail.com

 

Group Scout Leader

Roger Stroud

683356

 

gsl@1sthungerford.org.uk

 

Iceni Cub Pack

Penny Locke

648534

 

iceni@1sthungerford.org.uk

 

John O’Gaunt Youth Clubs

Ian Paine

683692

 

jogauntycc@westberks.gov.uk

 

Junior Football Club

Steven Skipworth

684658

 

www.htfcjuniors.co.uk

 

Ladybugs Parent and Toddler Group

Jude Hodge

684957

 

jude@hodgeonline.co.uk

 

Scout Troop

Robbie Stroud

07795 570503

 

scouts@1sthungerford.org.uk

 

St. John Ambulance Brigade Cadets & Badgers

Nigel

0118 9335500

 

www.sja.org.uk

 

Viking Cub Pack

Lizzie Stroud

05557 106828

 

viking@1sthungerford.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Churches

  

Church on the Rock (Marantha Church)

info@churchontherockhungerford.org

01672 841110 / 07977 579666

 

www.churchontherockhungerford.org

 

Methodist Church

Deacon Shirley Mackintosh

681174

 
 

Our Lady of Lourdes: Roman Catholic Church

Canon Peter Turbitt

01235762374

 

www.northdownschurchs.org.uk

 

St. Lawrence Church : Church of England

Rev Mike Saunders

07548 678234 Parish Mobile

 

vicar@StLawrencesHungerford.org.uk

www.stlawrenceshungerford.org.uk/

 

United Reformed Church

Rev. K. Eynon

01635 551997

 

eynonnewurc@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 

Help Lines

Chain’s Social Help Pages

 

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 Support

supportline@victimsupport.org.uk

08453030900

 
 

 

 

 

 

Hospitals

  

Great Western, Swindon

 

01793 604020

 
 

John Radcliffe, Oxford

 

01865 741166

 
 

N.H.S. Direct

 

08454647

 
 

Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

 

01865741166

 
 

Royal Berks. Reading

All Departments

0118 3225111

 
 

Savernake, Marlborough

 

01672 517200

 
 

West Berks Hospital, Newbury

 

01635 273300

 
 
 

 

  

Publications

 

Adviser (weekly commercial)

  

Bridge (Monthly Church Magazine)

Iris Lloyd

686372

iris.lloyd@virgin.net

irislloyd.co.uk

CHAIN MAIL(Quarterly)

David Piper

07835395901

davidhpiper117@gmail.com

Newbury Weekly News

Newsroom

01635764526

www.newburytoday.co.uk

Town Diary

Claire Barnes

686195  claire.barnes@hungerford-tc.gov.uk

Schools/Nurseries

  

County Primary School

office.hungerford@westberks.org

682230

 

www.westberks.org/hungerford

 

John O’Gaunt Community Technology College

office.jog@westberks.org

682400

 

www.johnogauntschool.co.uk/

 

Little Rainbows, Herongate Hungerford

 

688866

 
 

Play Group

 

684561

 
 

Stepping Stones

Sue Corfield

681067

 

steppingstones01@btconnect.com

 

Nursery School, The Croft

Mrs Suzanne Taylor

682628

 

office@hungerfordnurseryschool.co.uk

www.hungerfordnurseryschool.co.uk

 
 

 

 

 

Services

  

Ark Trust (was Berkshire Disability )

Nigel Brown

01344755528

 

info@discourse.org.uk

www.discourse.org.uk

 

Canal & River Trust

   

Citizens Advice West Berks

Held centrally in Hungerford 1st & 3rd Weds

01635 516605

 

(Citizen’s Advice Bureau)

You must ring for an appointment

 

Community Information Centre (Wednesdays only)

TBC

686163

 
 

Croft Field Centre (bookings)

Claire Barnes

686195

 

townclerk@hungerford-tc.gov.uk

 

Crossroads

 

01635 30008

 
 

Hungefford Resource Centre (Day Care Centre)

Manager..Diana Ivanova

682601

 

www.westberks.gov.uk

 

Dentist: 2 Church Lane

 

682223

 
 

Dentist: 32 Fairview Road, N.H.S.

hungerford.manager@adpco.net

686309

 
 

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.uk

01189452888

 
 

Library

hungerfordlibrary@westberks.gov.uk

682660

 
 

Newbury Police Station (emergencies 999)

 

08458505505

 
 

Police Station (emergencies 999) HUNGERFORD

 There is no Police Station in Hungerford

  
 

Red Cross Wheelchair Loan

Kingfisher Court, Hambridge Lane, Newbury Open 10 til 2pm

01635 40081

 

RSPCA

 

08705 555999

 
 

Smell GAS

 

0800111999

 
 

Street Care Newbury

streetcare@westberks.gov.uk

01635519080

 
 

Thames Water (Leaks)

 

8459200800

 

www.thames-water.com

 

Town & Manor of Hungerford

Sylvia Breadmore

685081

 

admin@townandmanor.co.uk

 

Town Council

 claire.barnes@hungerford-tc.gov.uk

686195

 
 

Town Hall Bookings

Dani

647334 or 07880 311731

 

events@townandmanor.co.uk

 

Veterinary Surgeon

 

682193

 
 

West Berkshire Council

info@westberks.gov.uk

0163542400

 
 
 

 

  

Social

  

Aircrew Association, Hungerford & District Branch

   
 

Association of Wrens –

Johanna Nicoll

682871

 
 

Berkshire Vision

Lesley Blackwell

658876

 

( Berks. County Blind Society)

blackwell770@btinternet.com

 

C.H.A.I.N. Pub Luncheon Club

Please contact Chain Office (2017)

683727

 
 

Hungerford Club

Bill Underwood

682357

 
 

Hungerford Fellowship

Rev Irena Byron

682412

 
 

Marlborough and Hungerford Ladies Luncheon Club

 

684861

 
 

Morley Lunches (for Senior Citizens)

Lyndsey Morley

686235

 

morleylunches@gmail.com

 

Mothers’ Union

Wendy Wilkinson

683806

 
 

PROBUS

Lois Pihlens

683493

 

lois@pihlens.co.uk

 

Royal British Legion – Women’s Section

Denise Scarlett

684748

 
 

Royal British Legion Club

 

683798

 
 

Adult Social Care

e-mail ccenquiries@westberks.gov.uk

01635 503050.. …out of hours 01344786543

 

( Social Services)

http:info.westberks.gov.uk/index

 

Tuesday Club for the Disabled

John Hollister

682037

 
 

Women’s Institute

Sally James

682424

 
 
    

Special Interest/Clubs

  

41 Club

Keith Mayes

682853

 

Allotments (Hungerford Council)

Belinda Robinson

www.haha-hungerford.org.uk/

 

membership@haha-hungerford.org.uk

 

Bridge Club

Brian Davis

684038

 

brian_e_davis@hotmail.com

Camera Club

secretary@hungerford-camera-club.co.uk

www.hungerford-camera-club.co.uk

 

Carnival Committee

   

Chamber of Commerce

Nigel Perin

647025

 

nigel@three-marketeers.co.uk

www.hungerford.uk.net/chamberofcommerce.php

 

Community of HungerfordTheatre Company

Hoffi Munt

684011 (Crown Needlework .. Box Office)

 

secretary@hungerfordtheatrecompany.co.uk

www.hungerfordtheatrecompany.co.uk

 

HADCAF (Community Arts Festival)

Catherine Hill

683719

 

info@hadcaf.co.uk

www.hadcaf.co.uk

 

Historical Association

Please refer to the website for all enquiries

www.hungerfordhistorical.org.uk

 
 

Hungerford Allotments Holders Association

Tony Drewer-Trump

07590 555877

 

tony_drewertrump@hotmail.com

www.haha-hungerford.org.uk

 

Jazz Forum

George Wicks

0163547675

 

hungerfordjazz@btopenworld.com

www.geocities.com/hungerford jazz

 

Rotary Club

Mike Dorward

01672540908

 

mike@mikedorward.co.uk

www.hungerfordrotary.org.uk

 

St. Lawrence Church Choir

Christine Buck

683396

 

pete3lwt@btinternet.com

St. Lawrence’s Church

Mark Robins

644616

 

Bell ringers

mdrobins@hotmail.com

Theatre Club

   

Town Band

Tim Crouter

680674

 

timcrouter@aol.com

www.hungerfordtownband.fsnet.co.uk

 

Twinning Assoc.

Penny Brookman

01488 683314

 

brookman@upperdenford.fsnet.co.uk

Virtual Museum

 

www.hungerfordvirtualmuseum.co.uk

 
    

Sport/Exercise/Dieting

  

Badminton Club

Nicky Pemberton

01635 580912

 

infobad@HungerfordBadmintonClub.org.uk

 

Bowling Club

John Conn

683584

 

connjohn@freenet.co.uk

 

Canal Angling Assoc.

John Williams

685205

 
 

Cricket Club

Geordie Taylor

07836330815

 
 

Dieting (Cambridge)

Erica Barker

07759519533

 

ericacwp@outlook.com

 

Hares Running Club

Claire Digweed

07810886673

 

mc.digweed@btinternet.com

 

Iyenga Yoga Classes

Judith Jones

71838

 
 

Leisure Centre

Mathew Watts

683303

 

hungerford@parkwood-leisure.co.uk

 

Longbow Club

Rob Bainbridge

683711

 

robbainbridge39@hotmail.com

 

Rita Long School of Dance

 

683946

 
 

Rugby Club

Martin Digweed

682187

 

martin.digweed@harris.com

 

Tae Kwon Do & Self Defence

Martin Dipper

08001955640

 
 

Tennis Club

Brona Brown / Carol Ticehurst

682564 / 682307

 

secretary@hungerford-tennis.co.uk

www.hungerford-tennis.co.uk

 

Town Football Club

Norman Mathews

684117

 

nmathews@rhstystems.co.uk

www.hungerfordtownfootballclub.co.uk

 

West Berks Ramblers

 

www.wberksramblers.org.uk

 

White Horse Budo (Martial Arts) Lambourn

Richard Blackwell

73025

 

richardblackwell@btinternet.com

 

 

Taxis

 
Four Oaks CarsCliff     07478 699313booking@fouroakscars.co.uk
Hungerford / Kintburywww.fouroakscars.co.uk
Budgies Cabs, HungerfordChris   07368 372352 
AirPremierCars NEWBURYLocal & Long distance, Air & Sea ports01635 49949
info@airpremiercars.co.ukwww.airpremiercars.co.uk
1st Direct Cars of Hungerford Mark Townsend             07590 722 953681182
www.hungerford-cabs.co.uk
Aldbourne TaxisNigel Keen0797 705 9991
(Hungerford & Wiltshire only)
CABCO (start from NEWBURY) 163533333
www.cabco33333.co.uk

Transport

  

Barnes Coaches

travel@barnescoaches.co.uk

01793821303

 
 

C.H. A.I.N. – Voluntary Car Service

Office

683727

 
 

Chair-man vehicle

Office

683727

 
 

First Great Western

National Rail

08457484950

 

www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

 

Handy Bus

Ted Angell

682610

 

ted@tedangell.wanadoo.co.uk

 

Lambourn Service GO RIDE

 

0844 8708397

 
 

Local Information on Transport

   
 

National Express

 

08705808080

 
 

National Rail Enquiries

 

08457484950

 
 

Newbury & District

 

01635 820028

 
 

Ramsbury Community Bus, the Flyer

Muriel Lye

01672 520555

 

www.ramsbury.org

 

Thamesdown Transport

j.dosanjh@thamesdown-transport.co.uk

01793 428428

 
 

Town Service, Jacs Minicoaches

jacsminicoach@aol.com

01635503248

 
 

Traveline

 

0871 200 2233

 

www.traveline.info

 

Wheelchair Loan    Red Cross

Kingfisher Court, Hambridge Lane, Newbury Open 10 til 2pm

01635 40081

 

Wiltshire Bus

 

01380 722393