Findon Village Store

Run by the Community for the Community

 

 

 

Phone: 01903 877110

Email: findonvillagestore@gmail.com

Store Opening Hours:
Mon to Sat   07:00 - 19:00  Sunday  07:00 - 12:00

Post Office Opening Hours:
Mon to Fri  08:30 - 17:30 Sat 08:30 - 12:30

Sun 08:30 - 12 noon

The News Page

All news items can be found on this page from the newest to the oldest. Just click on the news item title to read more.

 

November Update

It may seem a little early to be talking about Christmas but from 5th November the post office will have first and second class Christmas stamps in stock. We will also have lots of Christmas goodies in store for those who like to stock up early. The post office...

October Update

As the summer draws to a close and the prospect of the nights drawing in at the end of the month we were hoping to have our new shop awning in place to offer some protection from the elements, especially for those customers waiting to enter the shop under the Covid...

September Update

The Plunkett foundation in conjunction with citizens advice have been very focused in encouraging governmental support for our Post Offices, especially those PO’s situated in rural ares. 74% of rural PO’s operate in a community that is without a bank. A fallout from...

August Update

As we come to near the end of our 3rd year trading as a village owned store we have been pleasantly surprised that our sales volumes remain strong in spite of people having more choices and better experiences from supermarkets than earlier in the year. We like to...

July Update

Since the shop opened 3 years ago storage has been an ongoing problem. We have worked extremely hard to provide product lines to suit the needs of villagers but this has been hampered by the lack of adequate storage facilities. We have now had a commercial cold room...

May Update

As we approach the beginning of summer this month and hopefully a continuation of the fine weather we continue to work hard to keep the shop stocked with all the summer essentials. We have disposable BBQ’s, coal and firelighters. We also continue to stock some...

April Update

We have been exceptionally busy in April and working hard to implement our new working practices so that we may offer an environment for customers, staff and volunteers reflecting the hygiene and social distancing disciplines needed during the current environment. ...

Change of Opening Time

From Wednesday March 25th we will open the store at 08.30am each day, until further notice. This will help our workforce to get the store and deliveries ready in a safe environment.We are under enormous pressure to keep our services fully functioning (with a depleted...

Are you able to help your village store?

As we enter the early days of Spring we look back over the challenges that Winter has presented and look forward to the better weather and what’s needed going forward for the shop. Running the business is becoming an increasing workload for the Committee given the...

Congratulations Julian

50 Years ago, in 1969 Harold Wilson was our Prime Minister; the media was full of stories about men on the moon, (the Beatles gave their last public performance; Concorde had its first test flight;) Woodstock happened and Richard Burton bought his then wife Elizabeth...

December Update

We have been busy getting the shop stocked and looking lovely for Christmas. We have the usual essential items but this year our buying team have been working really hard to source some very special items. Here's a taster of some of our Christmas food and drink...

November Update

Since the questionnaires were placed in the shop earlier in the year we have had many respondents to the feedback survey. The responses have been overwhelmingly positive, with some useful ideas put forward.   One point which has been raised on several occasions...

Our First AGM

Our first Annual General Meeting of Findon Village Collective Ltd was held at Cissbury Barns on Wednesday 21 November. The meeting was very well attended by shareholders, who were presented with the first Annual Report and draft accounts for the year to 31 July 2018,...

First Anniversary

Findon Village Store has celebrated its first anniversary. The successful first year would not have been possible without the hard work from the staff, volunteers and management team. The Worthing Herald has reported on the event. To read their report please click...

August Update

On Saturday 4th August we have a product tasting at the shop between 8am-12 noon. The Protein Ball Co.from Worthing will be coming to share some of their high protein, all natural snacks with us. The balls are gluten free, wheat free and vegetarian with some vegan...

Post Office Closed 24/8 (pm)

Please note that the Post Office will be closed on Friday 24th August for approximately 2 hours from 13:30. It is planned to re-open at 15:30, although it may be a little later. This is due to routine maintenance being carried out on the Post Office...

June Update

The warm summer weather has meant our ice cream sales have been brisk.  We try to have something to please all tastes from fruity lollies to delicious  chocolate treats and my personal favourite, hand made lemon meringue ice cream from Chichester based Caroline’s...

Appointment of New Manager plus more

Appointment of Shop Manager  Following a series of interviews, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Angus Charlton to the post of Shop Manager with effect from 1 May 2018. Angus has been working part-time in the shop since February. He may well be known to...

Appointment of New Manager

Following a series of interviews, we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Angus Charlton to the post of Shop Manager with effect from 1 May 2018. Angus has been working part-time in the shop since February. He may well be known to many of you from his time...

New Volunteer Coordinator appointed

We are delighted to announce that Margaret Bamford OBE DL, has been appointed to the role of Volunteer Coordinator for the Collective, for an initial period of 6 months. Margaret has a wealth of experience in the voluntary sector and is enormously supportive of the...

Registered Name & Address:

Findon Village Collective Ltd
Findon Village Store
Horsham Road
Findon
Worthing
BN14 0TF

Working in partnership with

Website hosted by Jollyleaf and developed by Richard Bell