Category Archive: Village Shop

Shop pays off mortgage on premises early

In November 2017 Radley Village Shop Association used money from its reserves to pay off the outstanding balance on the mortgage taken out six years ago to buy the lease of the shop premises. The shop’s success over the past 10 years in achieving an annual surplus had enabled it to build up significant reserves. …

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Village Shop Success Recognised

Radley Village Shop has won third place in the Community-owned category of the Oxfordshire Village Shop of the Year 2009 competition organised by Oxfordshire Rural Community Council . The certificate and prize of £50 were presented on 5th February 2010 to the shop manager, John Goodenough, by the ORCC Village Shops Development Worker, Jane …

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Shop Celebrates Second Anniversary

Customers visiting Radley Village Shop on Friday 22nd May were invited to partake in the celebrations marking the second anniversary of the shop’s opening.     Photograph by L. Pasquire     The shop was created by residents of the community and is staffed by a dedicated team of 70 volunteers who …

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New Village Shop opens for Business

Two years and two months after the closure of the old shop, Radley now has a new village shop, which opened for business at 7.00 am today. Read a more full account of how this came about on the separate news thread which has covered this story since 2003. For more information, …

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Radley Village Shop (RVS) – Getting Down to Business – Report of the Public Meeting of 18 October

About 90 villagers attended a meeting in the Village Hall on 18th October (see previous News Item) at which we presented the output from the RVS committee’s work over the last couple of months, its findings and recommendations and a summary of the responses we had received from …

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Radley Village Shop – getting down to business

Radley Village Hall Wednesday 18 October 2006 at 7.30 pm   Radley’s New Village Shop: A bright modern shop Friendly volunteer staff Community owned and run A quality range of goods and services Convenient opening hours With your help, the Radley Village Shop Working Group, recently formed under the auspices of the Parish Council, hopes to …

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Closure of Village Shop

Until recently the village had a shop, which, under the management of Derek Nutt, has served the village well for 17 years. The shop has had to close due to a combination of circumstances. These include expiry of the lease, and insufficient turnover. The latter …

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Village shop under threat – use it or lose it

DSJ News & Mini Mart, Church Road , Radley Tel 01235 202555 The shop is closing permanently on Saturday, 26 March due to “lack of support from the village and the termination of the shop lease”. All deliveries cease from 5 March. Dillons, who are based at the Peachcroft Shopping Centre off Lindsay Road, will …

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