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Cyclist left unconscious with fractured ribs after hit and run

A cyclist was left unconscious and suffered fractured ribs following a hit and run at Midgham last night.

The incident happened sometime between 6pm and 7.45pm when the 29-year old cyclist was knocked off his bike by a vehicle on the A4 Bath Road opposite the Spire Ridge Kennels.

The driver failed to stop and the man was taken to hospital by a member of the public who found him lying on the side of the road.

The cyclist who was riding a red bike and wearing a high visibility vest was treated for fractured ribs and a fractured cheekbone, and cuts and ...

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School support worker stalked colleague

A SUPPORT worker at Priors Court school in Hermitage has been subjected to a ...

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Council spares no expense for snacks at meetings

West Berkshire Council has spent more than £11,000 in tea and biscuits at council meetings over ...

Army

What’s on today (Saturday)

This Saturday sees not only the nation’s armed forces marching into the district, but also ...

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Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

NEWBURYTODAY.CO.UK is pleased to carry the results for the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance ...

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John O’Gaunt School is improving – Ofsted

THE PACE of improvement at John O’Gaunt School is speeding up, a new Ofsted ...

43-1614B Bikers Reunion

C’adora Eagles Motorcycle Club reunited after 50 years

FORMER members of the C’adora Eagles Motorcycle Club travelled from as far as ...

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Tilehurst cat found with head and tail removed

A PET cat has been found in Tilehurst with its head and tail removed. Thames Valley ...

Joker’s Masquerade responds to costume backlash

THE West Berkshire fancy dress retailer caught up in a national furore for selling “Skitzo” and “Psycho Ward” ...

Fresh calls for bridge at Ufton Nervet after latest fatality

THERE have been renewed calls this week for improvements to the Ufton Nervet rail ...

Michaelmas Fair draws crowds and complaints

NEWBURY’s historic Michaelmas Fair swung back into action last week, leaving a tradition of fun ...

Chieveley car blaze suspected arson

A CHIEVELEY car fire during the early hours of this morning (Friday) was a suspected ...

Newbury man passes out as Royal Marine

IT is said that 99.9 per cent of people need not apply for the Royal ...

Tadley 102-year-old reveals secret of long life

A TADLEY resident who reached the grand age of 102 on Friday said the secret ...

Newbury mums’ Vietnamese/Cambodian cycle trip raises £2,000

THREE Newbury mothers have raised £2,000 for charity by cycling 500km through Vietnam and Cambodia. The ...

Greenham teenager crowned ‘Berkshire’s Best Young Chef’

A TALENTED 19-year-old from Greenham has been awarded the title of Berkshire’s Best Young ...

West Berkshire roads have most crashes in county

THE number of collisions on West Berkshire’s rural roads is the highest in Berkshire. Last ...

Northcroft Lane closed after worker injured by skip

NORTHCROFT Lane was closed to pedestrians after a worker was injured by a skip this ...

Croeso I Kintbury

Kintbury residents and Newbury commuters were surprised today (Thursday) to see that the Welsh community ...

Upper Bucklebury road reopens after continued repairs

AN UPPER Bucklebury road has reopened this afternoon (Thursday), following  continued repairs today. Harts Hill Road ...

In this week’s Newbury Weekly News…

IN this week’s Newbury Weekly News, there have been renewed calls for Network rail to ...

Sex offence rise ‘due to Jimmy Savile effect’

SEX offences in the Thames Valley have risen, according to the latest figures published by ...

Horse shot in face

POLICE are seeking the careless or callous gunman who shot a prize-winning horse in ...

Oliver Cromwell had warm welcome in Newbury and Aldermaston last week

ALDERMASTON was put on the map for train spotters last week as 1950s Britannia Class ...

Jokers Masquerade “psycho” Hallowe’en costumes “offensive, stigmatising, and damaging”

NEWBURY fancy dress firm Jokers’ Masquerade has been criticised by national mental health charities who ...

What’s on today (Sunday)

This weekend sees the arts come to the district with a festival of all things ...

Lots of outdoor events in West Berkshire today (Sunday)

WITH the weather expected to remain dry for most of the day, why not get ...

What’s on today (Saturday)

THATCHAM’s Festival of Arts and Leisure returns this weekend, sparking two weeks of events ...

Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

NEWBURYTODAY.CO.UK is pleased to carry the results for the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance ...

In this week’s Newbury Weekly News…

IN this week’s Newbury Weekly News, read about how a peaceful corner of West Berkshire ...

Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

NEWBURYTODAY.CO.UK is pleased to carry the results for the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air ...

Beenham van fire suspected arson

A VAN fire in Beenham yesterday evening (Wed) was being treated as a suspected arson. One ...

North Sydmonton woman nominated for woman of year award

THE CHARITY work of a North Sydmonton woman has received national recognition after she was ...

Upper Bucklebury road reopens after two car fire

AN UPPER Bucklebury road was reopened this evening (Wed) after a car fire yesterday, and road ...

A4 reopens after woman hit

THE A4 near Sulhamstead has reopened after a woman was hit by a car. She was taken ...

Raiders hit bookies

RAIDERS  have struck at a Newbury bookmakers. The incident happened at Corals in Monument Close, ...

Get a taste of Woodspeen’s history at new village restaurant

MICHELIN starred chef John Campbell has ‘come back home’ and will open the ...

Tadley school retiree overwhelmed with good wishes

A TADLEY woman who has worked for more than two decades at Tadley schools was ...

Domino’s alcohol delivery given green light by council

ALCOHOL will soon be available with pizza delivery orders from the Newbury Domino’s store after ...

John Lennon leather jacket expected to fetch more than £20,000

A LEATHER jacket owned and worn by John Lennon is expected to fetch between ...

Thatcham market to take on festive twist

PEOPLE in Thatcham can pick up Christmas presents at a new event this year. The ...

School worker cleared of assaulting pupil

A SUPPORT worker at Priors Court School in Hermitage has been cleared of assaulting ...

Hundreds in Donnington, Snelsmore and Winterborne struck by power cut

HUNDREDS of households in Donnington, Snelsmore and Winterbourne were affected by a power cut this ...

Taxi driver punched in Greenham robbery

A TAXI driver was punched in the head during an attempted robbery in Greenham.  The 41-year-old ...

Scaffold collapses in Hungerford street

THERE was drama in Hungerford this morning as a lorry caused scaffolding to collapse. Residents ...

Wiltshire crime rate continues to fall

WILTSHIRE’S crime rate continues to fall, according to new figures released by the Office ...

Last of the summer sun in ‘My Newbury’ photos

TWO different sides to West Berkshire’s beauty are shown in this week’s My Newbury ...

New garden to grow at Thatcham preschool

CHILDREN at a Thatcham preschool are soon to have greenfingers. The Colourful Caterpillar Preschool, based ...

Armed Forces Day marches into the Racecourse this weekend

This Saturday will see the Newbury Racecourse host the annual Armed Forces Day together with ...

We’ll pay for our toilets say Kintbury residents

KINTBURY residents have said they would be happy to pay more council tax in ...

Newbury Town Council CEO resigns

THE Chief Executive of Newbury Town Council has resigned. Late this afternoon (Mon), the town ...

‘No risk to nation’s electricity supply’ after major Didcot Power Station blaze

THE GOVERNMENT has re-assured the public that there is no risk to the nation’s electricity supplies, ...

Terrorism or arson ruled out as cause of Didcot Power Station blaze

TERRORISM, or arson have been ruled out as the cause of a blaze at Didcot ...

BMW discovered in Aldermaston river after police helicopter chase

A HIGH performance car was discovered in a river at Aldermaston last night (Sun) following ...

PRINT: Poster requesting to be left out of trick-or-treat knocks this hallowe’en

TRICK-or-treaters in West Berkshire are being reminded to respect the elderly and those who do ...

Gritting services to start next week as winter descends upon us

GRITTING vehicles are expected to be seen on West Berkshire’s roads from next week as ...

Go, Will! Veteran fundraiser (aged 6) at it again…

HE’S off again! Aged just six, and already a veteran fundraiser, Hungerford Primary School pupil ...

Parsons Down Infant School must improve, states Ofsted

OFSTED has said that Parsons Down Infant School requires improvement. The achievement of pupils, quality of ...

Positive feedback for bike hire scheme despite low figures

A recently introduced bike hire scheme for residents and visitors to Newbury has only been ...

Council needs Adult Social Care ‘plan B’ says review

ADULT social care and the demand for affordable housing are two of the biggest ...

Firefighters battle major blaze at Didcot Power Station

FIREFIGHTERS from 20 local stations are battling a major fire at Didcot Power Station over ...

Highclere Castle event boosts funds for armed forces by £115,000

A HEROES at Highclere event at Highclere Castle on August 3 raised £115,000 for armed ...

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