Our Mission Statement.

• To provide a sustainable and attractive shop which will deliver valued products and services to the whole community.

• In addition the shop will enable social engagement across the whole parish and will use its surplus funds to develop the business and to support a range of community projects and needs.

Yarpole Community Shop Association privacy statement can be accessed here.


Yarpole Community Shop Association Ltd. (The Shop in the Church).

Yarpole Shop logo5 of 5 stars The regular shop opening hours are –                                      

Monday to Wednesday – 9.00am to 1.00pm & 3.00pm to 5.00pm  

Open Thursday & Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm      

Saturday – 9.00am to 1.00pm

Sunday & Bank Holidays – 10.30am to 12.00 midday

Post Office open 9-12midday Monday to Saturday.

Telephone: 01568 780148    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                           

Gallery cafe open Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 12.30pm (Serving light lunches until 2.00pm on Thursday's and Friday's).

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The first community shop to receive the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

Queens Award for Voluntary Service

We are a community run village shop based in St Leonard's church, Yarpole, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0BD.

Learn our history in About Us.

We are the first full-time shop in a church, open 7 days a week, run completely by volunteers. Come and visit us!

Yarpole Community Shop donates £2,000 to local projects in 2018.

49 Shareholders who were present at the AGM, held on Thursday, 14th June 2018 voted to once again donate money from annual surplus from 2017 to the following local projects -

1. Parish Hall notice board - £300

2. Footpath gates - £500

3. Event Group staging leg shorteners - £553.40

4. Events Group glass storage boxes - £150

5. Armistice Day flowers - £496.60

 Andrew Praill, the Shop Board Chairman, said "I very much hope that the Shop will be able to continue to support local projects and that out trading figures will improve this year so that we are in a better position for next year".

  The Shop was voted Best Village Shop & Post Office in the UK in 2010 in the Countryside Alliance Awards. A group from the shop travelled to the House of Lords to be presented with the award.  

Yarpole Shop volunteers outside the Houses of Parliament



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