HOTV News

Share offer current total £204,650

HOTV An Important Update

Following the election of a management committee and the first Annual Members Meeting, the elected committee held its first (virtual) meeting on Tuesday. The minutes of the AMM and this meeting can be viewed at...

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Members’ Meeting

The coronavirus pandemic means that we will not be able to hold out first Members’ Meeting in June as intended. Various options are being considered.

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Community Shop

The Village Stores becomes our community shop today. Read an open letter of thanks to Ian and Karen.

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Shop Coronavirus Policy

Ian has drawn up a very rigorous policy document to explain what measures are being taken to ensure that the village shop can remain open, and to ensure the safety of staff and customers.

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We Did It!

Some of you who may have been through the Square perhaps will have already noticed that the Yard of Ale is overflowing. So it is with considerable pride and satisfaction that I am happy to report that we have reached our goal of raising £200,000 in community...

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Target hit!

As of Sunday March 1, we have hit our share offer target of £200,000 from the community.

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What’s happened to the yard?

The yard of ale totaliser outside the Royal Oak has been removed. This does not mean that we have reached our target, and certainly not that we have given up, just that the combined effects of Ciara and Dennis have been too much for the paper print. I’ll patch it up...

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Sunday Times mention

Yesterday's Sunday Times had an article (below) about the Broughton Community Shop. This was the village from whom we inherited our shop-in-a-box, and Stoke gets a brief mention. The significant point is that the new Broughton shop has 80 volunteers and is thriving....

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This page will be used to inform HOTV Members and others of the progress of the share offer, and then progress towards the purchase of the Oak and other aspects of the project as we are able to move from fundraising to action. if you have anything you’d like to add to this page, please inform Nick or any member of the current committee.