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Easter Opening Hours

St Germans Shop Easter Opening Hours are:   Good Friday:      9am-12pm Saturday:             9am-12pm Easter Sunday:   Closed Easter Monday:  Closed Thank you, and Happy Easter![...]

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St Germans Community Shop AGM 2018

Here are the Minutes of the St Germans Community Shop AGM 2018[...]

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New Opening Times

From 19th March 2020, due to the current Coronavirus, our business hours will be changing as follows:   Mon-Fri:     09:00-12:00       16:00-18:00 Sat:               09:00-12:00 Sun:              09:00-11:00   Our Post Office will remain open whenever the shop is, and we continue to[...]

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Every day Bits and Bobs

Many people are amazed at the range of items the shop sells. Someone said “we are short of nothing that we haven’t got”! Which means , I think, if you want it we either have it or can get it![...]

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Local Guides and Brownies helped out by Volunteers’ Raffle

Those who volunteer in the shop or Post Office are treated to a fun evening and a meal as a thank you. This January at The Eliot Arms, we had a lovely meal of Pie, Lasagne or Curry followed by Cheesecake[...]

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Farewell to Assistant Manager

At the end of January, at a volunteers’ evening at the Eliot Arms Committee Chair Pat  presented Lisa Roberts with flowers and John Lewis vouchers. Lisa had been assistant manager for over 5 years and was well thought of by[...]

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Plunkett Award results

We were finalists in both the ‘Unsung Hero’ award (for Dave Bennett) and the ‘Business Innovation Award’ categories. So congratulations to the staff and volunteers on this national recognition.[...]

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Plunkett Awards

The shop has once again been shortlisted for two prestigious Plunkett Foundation awards: Business Innovation and ‘Unsung Hero’. We will know the results on 25th June – watch this space![...]

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