local produce, coffee and good company
are all usually on offer at Hamstead Marshall’s community
market, held from 10am until 1pm on the second Saturday
of each month in the village hall. Two or three times a year
a larger market is held at Elm Farm.
Entry is free.
The market is run for community benefit, and any funds it
raises go towards village events and projects.
Lanie’s oil group
Pay less for your heating oil if you live in the village or
Lanie Allen sends an email to the co-op members towards
the end of each month.
Those who want oil tell her how much they need (min. 500
She rings around the local suppliers and gets the best price
for a bulk order of maybe 20,000 litres.
She then advises those who have ordered of the delivery
Customers pay the supplier direct on delivery, or by postal
invoice within the week.
It costs only a small subscription per year. Ring Lanie on
01488 658168 or email her if you want to join.
Support local business
public relations, horsebox
insurance, book-keeping, gardening,
window cleaning, photography,
pheasants, dogs and yoga....
Villagers will need no reminding
that Hamstead Marshall is a
NotSpot as far as landline
broadband is concerned. For details
of options open to residents see the
leisure and pleasure
local history books
St Mary’s Church
open for business
now take the tour...
gallery a choice of four slide shows
of village scenes past and present
Your comments and questions are welcome.
Copyright Penelope Stokes 2015
Little Sunflowers Nursery
Opened in January 2006.
Run by Teresa Carter and Trudy
Bartholomew, both of whom hold a
Diploma in Pre-School Practice.
Newbury RG20 0HL
07887 670500 (Session time only)
Office: 01635 253201