HOTV News

Share offer current total £155,100

Volunteer introduction meetings

Two meetings at the Village Hall on Thursday 16 January (9:30 or 6:30) at which Ian Upshall will introduce people to the business of volunteering in the newly resited village shop.

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Share certificates 2

We must apologise for the time it has taken to supply the share certificates which were promised to all Members two months ago, Most of these have in fact been prepared for some time, and some of them have been distributed, but in order to save unnecessary expense and...

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HOTV Christmas Update

Many thanks to all who have supported our project in 2019. There is every indication that 2020 will be an exciting year that will see our project realised, as will be explained below. In the last update, we had just received notification of our success in applying for...

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Social Investment Tax Relief: Your Questions Answered

What is SITR? SITR is a state aid designed to help raise money to support the trading activity of our community benefit society. It does this by offering investors tax relief on shares they buy How investors benefit? Individuals making an eligible investment can...

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Call for Volunteers

We need volunteers to man the shop-in-a-box when we take over from the Village Stores after the end of March. Please come to a meeting on 16 Jan.

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Shop in a Box 2

The Village Stores will be moving to the shop-in-a-box near the Village Hall on 4 January, and reopening on January 6. Please help if you can.

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November HOTV Report

The next public meeting of the HOTV group will occur on Monday Dec 2nd (the first Monday of the Month). Fund raising continues, and as can be seen on the yard of ale at the Royal Oak the total is rising steadily and now exceeds £130,000, with the full anticipation...

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Shop in a Box

Since it has become clear that we will not be able to buy the Royal Oak in time to house the shop when the Village Stores closes at the end of December, we have come up with an interim solution to ensure that the village is not left without a shop.

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Community Liaison

If you have any good ideas for making the shop and the pub a success when they are run by HOTV, tell Marilyn Clarke.

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Share Certificates

Everyone who has invested in Heart of the Village will be receiving a letter of thanks and a signed Share Certificate soon. Please join us…

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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.