Yarpole Community Shop AGM.

Thursday, 14th June at 7.30pm. Yarpole Parish Hall, Yarpole. HR6 0BL.

We invite all shareholders to attend the AGM. This is your opportunity to learn about developments affecting the Shop and its financial viability. 

You will also have the chance to vote on Community Applications for funding from the Shop surplus. This year funding requests are greater than the amount available.

It is an opportunity to speak with Board Members and raise any issues.

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

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 more than £2,500 to local projects in 2017.

51 Shareholders who were present at the AGM, held on Thursday, 15th June 2017 voted to once again donate money from annual surplus from 2016 to the following local projects -

Footpath officer - Strimmer £450.00    
Theatre group - Signage materials £150.00
Hoarse Whisperers - Sheet music £150.00   
Parish Hall - Defibrillator £250.00
St Leonards BMG - Defibrillator £250.00    
Fete committee - Pop up tents £600.00 
Chess Group - Chess sets £109.25          
YPNGS - Leaflet printing £225.00 
Parish Directory - Printing £30.00     
Dog Agility group - Materials for equipment £250.00
Arts Alive / Flicks - Promotion fee £80.00


Andrew Praill, the Shop Board Chairman, said "This is powerful reminder for the reason for the Shop and the more the community supports the Shop the more the Shop can support local projects such as these".

  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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