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The Hare and Hounds and The Barn

The Hare and Hounds and The Barn

Bath Road, Newbury, RG14 1QY

Future of Donnington pub hangs in balance Future of Donnington pub at stake as application for guest accomodation is submitted

Future of Donnington pub hangs in the balance

The Fox and Hounds bids to convert barn into seven guest rooms

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Tilehurst butcher strikes gold at Smithfield awards

Tilehurst butcher strikes gold at Smithfield awards

Sausage and bacon proves to be the winning combination for Tilehurst couple

Peasemore the merrier

Peasemore the merrier

Since Philip and Lauren Davison took over village local The Fox, it has been thriving. Carole Elgueta pays them a visit

Original gin... the story of Bombay Sapphire

Original gin... the story of Bombay Sapphire

After extensive refurbishment of its Grade-II listed buildings in Laverstoke, Hampshire, the Bombay Sapphire gin distillery is now open for visitors. Geraldine Gardner takes a tour

When the weather outside is frightful

When the weather outside is frightful

... tuck into a comforting bowl of melting Swiss cheese

A little piece of Provence...

A little piece of Provence...

... of Bartholomew Street. Carole Elgueta reviews Brebis

Brewing up a storm

Brewing up a storm

They’re not called Wild Weather Ales for nothing. Because not only is their master brewer called Mike Tempest, but they say they like their beer the way they like their music – eclectic and loud. Ben Palfreyman finds out how the Silchester craft brewery is making waves in the industry

The Royal Oak Revisited

The Royal Oak Revisited

Three years ago Chris and Laura Webb took over what they thought was going to be a “quiet village pub” in Ecchinswell. It’s been anything but. Carole Elgueta, who reviewed it when they opened, goes back for a second look

Parfait end to a perfect day

Parfait end to a perfect day

In little more than year since it opened, John Campbell’s Woodspeen restaurant has been awarded a Michelin star. Carole Elgueta takes a course at the
cookery school there to see how much of the stardust can rub off

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What the butler saw at the Carnarvon Arms

What the butler saw at the Carnarvon Arms

Spotted having a quiet pint at the Carnarvon ArmsWhat the butler saw at the Carnarvon Arms, which has recently reopened under new management, Downton Abbey butler Carson (aka actor Jim Carter) would find things very different from when the crew were filming at Highclere Castle last year. Carole Elgueta takes a look

A sea change at the Crab

A sea change at the Crab

Whine no more

Whine no more

Fair shares of excellent labels

Prowein, which is the European wine industry's most important trade fair

Fair shares of excellent labels

To the Manor borne

To the Manor borne

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Town put on hold again
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Town put on hold again

Third successive draw for Thatcham

 
Tadley shake off Oilmen to return to top three
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Tadley shake off Oilmen to return to top three

Calleva trail twice but rally to win

 
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Whitehawk downed by early goals

 
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Kingfishers denied by late leveller

 
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'Church break Tadley's unbeaten record

 

Arts & Ents

Resurrected but not revived
Arts & Ents

Resurrected but not revived

FILM REVIEW: Flatliners remake is no improvement on the 1990s original med-school psycho-horror

 
Emma milne-White, Robert Harris
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Hungerford book weekend

Launch looks forward to literary festival

 
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What’s new in the world of secret agent Eggsy?

 
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You won't know what's hit you

 
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Newbury artist exhibits in House of Commons

 

Business

By Helena Taylor, paralegal in the Gardner Leader dispute resolution team
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What is undue influence?

Legal Question Time with Gardner Leader

 
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Instagram is a Gift for Hannah as her turnover triple in a year

 
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Newbury firm secures £10m investment

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