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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

Exciting times are forecast for the Crab & Boar at Chieveley as it evolves from seafood restaurant to one with meat and game on the menu, from destination venue to friendly local

Whine no more

Whine no more

These days the hills are alive with vines as Austria now produces some of the best wine in the world

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

Popping up in a village hall near you

The Wandering Kitchen in Yattendon Village Hall

Popping up in a village hall near you

Chocolate and teapots on offer at riverside restaurant

Chocolate and teapots on offer at riverside restaurant

Sport

Six-hitters ready for cup challenge
Sport

Six-hitters ready for cup challenge

Tadley swamp Islanders to prepare for 'giant-killing' task

 
Blues pay for faltering start
Sport

Blues pay for faltering start

Maids put distance between top two and the chasers

 
Sport

Single goal halts Crusaders charge

 
Sport

Volunteers honours at county awards night

 
Sport

Hennessy winner returns to boost Gold Cup hopes

 

Arts & Ents

On That Note
Arts & Ents

On That Note...

Modern barbershop quartet prepare for Thatcham show

 
We're not scared. No really.
Arts & Ents

We're not scared. No really.

Rings, the third instalment of the The Ring horror franchise

 
Arts & Ents

Welcome back Renton, your friends have been waiting

 
Arts & Ents

Multiple parts for McAvoy

 
Arts & Ents

Praise for music hub

 

Business

In the business of tackling isolation
Business

In the business of tackling social isolation

Newbury Business Today enjoys a coffee with Caroline Billington

 
Derek Rodgers
Business

Gardner Leader Annual Review 2016

Derek Rodgers looks back at the successes of the law firm last year

 
Business

Grundon drives zero vehicle emissions

 
Business

The Kingsclere firm that became a global leader

 
Business

Newbury company offering UK leading technology to Berkshire businesses