Downderry Stores closed on 4 September 2023. A Steering Group has been formed to assess the viability of a Community Shop in Downderry to retain a village store in the village.
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The Steering Group of Downderry Community Shop has set up a scheme to provide for the continuation of daily and weekend newspapers to those who sign up for it. Deliveries will commence on 4th September.
Order and pay in advance for your regular newspapers at Tredinnick Farm Shop, Widegates (coupons accepted)
Collect your newspapers after 9am from The Inn on the Shore, Downderry (10am on Sundays)
Any questions about this scheme contact the Steering Group's Chairman Tim Pullin on 07786 314 339
In recognition of the shop closure, the Community Bus is going to start a service to Tredinnick Farm Shop starting on Monday 4 September. The bus will leave every Monday, from Broads Yard at 9.15am and every Thursday, leaving Broads Yard at 1.15pm. This will enable those with a newspaper order to visit the Farm Shop to pay in advance for their newspapers. Passengers must book a seat on the bus with Bev Brighton 01503 250944.
There are also plans for a chiller cabinet to be set up in Bewshea's Restaurant to sell milk, bread, eggs etc. from 10.30am - 10.30 pm every day.
Summink Different will stock the village monthly newsletter Nut Tree and will also sell DaSRA's local artists 2024 Calendar at £8 a copy
The Post Office Outreach Service has secured continuity and will operate from St Nicolas Church on their current timetable from Tuesday 5th Sept - every Tuesday and Friday 1.00 - 3.00pm.
Paul Bray Butchers are offering deliveries to Downderry and surrounding areas on Friday mornings from week beginning 4 Sept. They ask for a minimum order of £20 with only a £1 delivery charge. Contact Paul Bray 01752 851224.