Thursday, 31 March 2016

New Staff for Village Stores




We are pleased to introduce you to the new staff management team of the shop:

Simon Hunt - Shop Manager
Simon has lived in the village for many years. He has owned and run retail stores in the sports and leisure sector, at Reading Football Club he was head of retail. He is passionate about the village, the need for a friendly and inclusive shop and is keen to bring his wealth of experience to our village community stores.

Nicola Williams - Assistant Shop Manager
Nicola, who also lives in the village, has worked at Allsorts (our village Preschool) and for a local Yoga business. Her children go to the local school. Nicola has a passion for local food; you may have seen her volunteering at the cheese stall in the local producers market in Wallingford on a Saturday morning.

Christine Mooring - Assistant Shop Manager
Christine lives in Didcot. She has worked in the service industry for a number of years working for large companies and has retail experience and now wishes to apply her skills to our community venture. She has a strong empathy for community effort in general and understands the importance of a community village stores in our everyday lives.

Simon, Nicola and Christine are all starting work in April, we hope you will welcome and support them.

We are very grateful to Margot and Mandy for helping us over this period of transition and wish them well for the future.

Celia Collett
Chairman (Management Committee)