16 October 2017 | 16:10

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30 years since the Great Storm of 1987

Trees uprooted and power lines down

20 September 2017 | 11:15

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Bells ring out in memory of Newbury soldier

Billy Quintin was a bellringer at St Nicolas Church

The bells of St Nicolas Church will be rung at 6pm today (Wednesday 20 September) to honour the memory of a Newbury soldier who was killed in the First World War.

07 September 2017 | 11:02

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Local historians in the City

Newbury District Field Club gathered to talk about Newbury's social history

Click through our gallery of photographs

31 August 2017 | 10:09

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Remembering Princess Diana

The People's Princess was a much-loved figure in West Berkshire

To celebrate the life of Princess Diana, we’ve put together a gallery of photographs from some of her visits to West Berkshire.

03 August 2017 | 09:53

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Telephonists reunited

Old friends meet after sixty years

A photograph in the the Newbury Weekly News jogged old memories

13 July 2017 | 10:27

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Lambourn Valley Way opened on 11 July 1992

Sir Michael Hordern cut the ribbon

This week sees the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Lambourn Valley Way. The twenty-mile walk follows a route taking in some of Berkshire’s most picturesque scenery.

05 June 2017 | 09:23

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Invicta book shop

Local bookshop is much missed

11 May 2017 | 12:30

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Sterling Cables site used to be Newbury Gasworks

One of Newbury's best known landmarks is soon to be demolished

20 April 2017 | 12:15

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Centenary of local soldier's death

13 March 2017 | 14:33

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1959 printers' strike

The NWN still came out on time

Jll Martin of Hermitage recalled how she felt when she was asked to print the entire weekly edition of the Newbury Weekly News – on an ancient hand-operated Roneo duplicating machine in her office.

28 February 2017 | 10:30

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PoW's murals discovered at the Racecourse in 1990

NWN reporter traced the artist

During both First and Second World Wars,Newbury racecourse was requisitioned and used to house Prisoners of War, some of whom were held in the stables area.