Welcome to The Hambook and the Parrett Plus

The Hambook and Parrett Plus are local magazines produced monthly and delivered
FREE to every home and business in the local area.

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The Hambook Covers:

Stoke-sub-Hamdon, Norton-sub-Hamdon, Chiselborough, West Chinnock, Montacute, Odcombe

Parrett Plus Covers:

South Petherton, East & West Lambrook, Compton Durville, Shepton Beauchamp, Watergore, Over Stratton
hamlets in the area).

That’s 2500 copies every month!

A little more about our publications…

Packed full of interesting and informative articles, including a what’s on guide, competitions, school information, local information editorials and a list of useful local businesses and services it’s the go-to to keep the local community informed of what’s happening and what’s available in their local area.

The Hambook and Parrett Plus are produced and published for the local community. They offer a fantastic cost-effective opportunity for local businesses and trades to advertise their services to their community and for Charity and Community event organisers to promote their events.

If you have an interesting local story, are involved in organising an event in your village or would like to advertise your business in our publications we’d love to hear from you!

Online Business Directory – COMING SOON

Help support local businesses, take a look at our online directory


Looking for local information and events?

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Areas We Cover…

The Hambook

  • Stoke-sub-Hamdon

  • Norton sub Hamdon

  • Chiselborough

  • West Chinnock

  • Montacute

  • Odcombe

Map view of the areas served by the Hambook publication

The Parrett Plus

  • South Petherton

  • East & West Lambrook

  • Compton Durville

  • Shepton Beauchamp

  • Watergore

  • Over Stratton

Map view of the areas served by the Parrett Plus publication

Advertise With Us…

The Hambook and Parrett Plus offer a fantastic, targeted opportunity for local businesses to promote their services to their local community.

Our copy deadline is the 15th of each month.

Benefits include:

  • Low-cost alternative to local press advertising

  • High quality, full colour publications, promoting your business professionally

  • Magazines are delivered FREE to every home and business in the local area to gain maximum coverage

  • Competitions and editorial encourage reading of the magazines

  • No VAT charged on advertising, the price you see is the price you pay

  • 10% discount for advertising in both publications for 3 months or more

  • Advertise your business in our online directory

Quarter Page 90 x 65 Portrait
Half Page 130 x 85 Landscape
Half Page 180 x 65 Portrait
Full Page 180 x 130 Portrait
Front Cover 130 x 130 Square

Formats Used: 300dpi JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PDF
We can help with basic artwork
We can offer some free editorial, please ask for conditions

Contact Us…

Contact us to speak about your advertising:

If you’d like to find out more about advertising with us either complete our contact form or contact  Ruth Chant.

Telephone: 01935 824072

Registered Address: 21 Castle Street, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon, Somerset TA14 6RE

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1 week ago

The Hambook

Random photo time... this came out of our fruitbowl at breakfast, absolutely no idea how this banana art happened ?!?

Copy deadline for the December issue is this tomorrow 19th, we are going ahead with getting ready to print - let's hope COVID restrictions don't stop us from delivering this issue in early December.🙂
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3 weeks ago

The Hambook

Digital copy of the November issue now on the website.
As things stand we are still hoping to publish a December issue, however it will arrive on your doorsteps a few days later than usual due to current restrictions. Will keep you posted. Take care 🙂🍂
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1 month ago

The Hambook

Here's another random photo... took my eye off the stove, burnt the apple sauce which resulted in a very pretty saucepan copper bottom...
Anyway, deadline for the November issue is this Friday 16th, if you would like us to include anything just drop me a line. email: info@thehambook.co.uk
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2 months ago

The Hambook

Happy Autumn! October issue is out, you can view a digital copy on our website: www.thehambook.co.uk.
It's been a tough 6 months for many of our local businesses, please support them if you can. 🙂
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2 months ago

The Hambook

Here's a sunflower, for no other reason than that we like it!

Also...copy deadline for the October issue is tomorrow, Tuesday 15th. Drop us a line if you have anything you would like us to include. 🌻
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