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2016 Blog Archive

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  • Drive safely this winter with Hilltop Garage

    Author: Graham Parish - Hilltop Garage
    Date: 3rd December 2016
    Categories: Clanfield, Blog, Advice

    Hilltop Garage - a handy guide to happy motoring

    Winter has finally arrived and staying safe on the roads should be your priority.  There are a few simple checks you can do to ensure your car is ready for the cold weather.

    Hilltop Service Station currently are offering a 12-point Winter Safety Check for just £10 + Vat. All these items and more are inspected and checked, and you will also receive a report on your car’s condition.

    Please call us on 02392 596038 to book an appointment or find out more.


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  • Clanfield - We Can Do It !

    Author: Anne Cleaver
    Date: 29th November 2016
    Categories: Clanfield, Business, Community, Blog

    Clanfield - We Can Do It !

    Clanfield - We Can Do It !

    Two stories emerged over the weekend and just in case you missed them here is a roundup.

    Firstly, there was strong reaction on social media when a Morrison’s video van made a brief appearance in Clanfield on Saturday.  

    On that morning, a Morrison’s van with a large video screen fixed to the side of the vehicle was promoting the supermarket’s products, right outside our local shops in Drift Road. Both shopkeepers and several customers felt this was far too intrusive so politely asked the driver to move. He did so but only by a few parking bays. He did leave eventually and it was suggested that the ASDA carpark in Waterlooville would be a good spot to try?   


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  • Christmas is Coming

    Author: Anne Cleaver
    Date: 25th November 2016
    Categories: Clanfield, Community, Blog

    Christmas is Coming

    Christmas is Coming

    Only 4 weeks to go to Christmas so you ought to be checking your Christmas list and ticking off some of the reminders.  Our Facebook and Twitter pages have been busy with local businesses flagging up that it really is important to contact them now so you won’t miss out this Christmas.

    Look great and feel fabulous this December.  Hair styled to perfection, nails manicured, skin glowing, a gentle massage and makeup to enhance your natural beauty. 


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  • Reeve Butcher’s Ready Meals

    Author: Anne Cleaver
    Date: 24th October 2016
    Categories: Clanfield, Business, Blog

    ron reeve cottage pie

    With chilly autumn nights drawing in - comfort food is back on the menu? 

    Busy households don’t always have the time to prepare a tasty meal, but who doesn’t want a ‘home cooked’ quality dish made from the finest ingredients that will satisfy the whole family. This is where Ron Reeve Ltd Family Butcher & Delicatessen come to the rescue with frozen Ready Meals for you to buy. Using their award-winning meat, the team at Reeve Butchers prepare and cook the meals on the premises using their special, secret recipes. 

    The Reeve Ready Meals come in a variety of sizes and types and they are all firm favourites with customers.  From the family-sized Shepherds and Cottage Pie to individual sized packs of chicken curry, liver and bacon, sausage and mash and much, much more. Not forgetting the amazing homemade pasties and pies that continue to delight the customers; everything from traditional Cornish Pasties, sausage rolls to a variety of beef pies – try the beef cooked in HSB - sheer heaven! The delicious aromas that swirl around the shop on baking days ensure a loyal following of shoppers eager to buy. Graham Reeve commented “our ready meals and pies are really popular but we want to spread the word to everyone in the village that we have these easy, delicious and affordable dishes on offer in the shop.  So, you can stock up the freezer to use when you don’t have time to cook.”  


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