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Heavy rain predicted for tonight

09 November 2018
Heavy rain predicted for tonight

Heavy rain predicted for tonight

09 November 2018

Met Office says downpour will be accompanied by strong winds Heavy rain and strong winds are predicted for this evening. The Met Office says the downpour…


Mobile Phones Direct sold for £32.5m

09 November 2018
Mobile Phones Direct sold for £32.5m

Mobile Phones Direct sold for £32.5m

09 November 2018

Thatcham firm bought by AO World plc AO World Plc, a leading European online electrical retailer, today announces that it has conditionally agreed to…


Roc accelerates growth by buying Esteem Systems

18 October 2018
Roc accelerates growth by buying Esteem Systems

Roc accelerates growth by buying Esteem Systems

18 October 2018

Deal creates £80m IT transformation services provider Transformation services provider Roc Technologies has bought data centre, cloud and managed service…


More train disruption for commuters this evening

18 October 2018
More train disruption for commuters this evening

More train disruption for commuters this evening

18 October 2018

Morning rush-hour 'near normal' after cables damaged A "near normal service" is running to London Paddington this morning, but more disruption could follow…


Berkshire named the second friendliest county in UK

17 October 2018
Berkshire named the second friendliest county in UK

Berkshire named the second friendliest county in UK

17 October 2018

Having friends and family nearby is the main factor Berkshire has been voted the second friendliest place to live in the UK, as 62 per cent of its residents…


No trains to London Paddington this morning

17 October 2018
No trains to London Paddington this morning

No trains to London Paddington this morning

17 October 2018

Tracks closed due to damage to overhead power lines There is no train service between Slough and London Paddington this morning due to damage to…


Weekend weather forecast

28 September 2018
Weekend weather forecast

Weekend weather forecast

28 September 2018

Chillier than of late, but a sunny Saturday OUR Indian summer may be over, but Saturday looks set to be a sunny one in Newbury. According to the Met Office,…


Westminster Blog: Agriculture – it’s showtime

19 September 2018
Westminster Blog: Agriculture – it’s showtime

Westminster Blog: Agriculture – it’s showtime

19 September 2018

Newbury MP on the Royal County of Berkshire Show One of the biggest and most popular events of the year is the Royal County of Berkshire Show, formerly…


Huge opportunity in China for Newbury firm

30 August 2018
Huge opportunity in China for Newbury firm

Huge opportunity in China for Newbury firm

30 August 2018

Waste water treatment company signs contract NEWBURY-based LAT Water Limited signed a contract with Jiangsu WELLE Environment Co Ltd, China, on August…


WBTC top in area for satisfaction

23 August 2018
WBTC top in area for satisfaction

WBTC top in area for satisfaction

23 August 2018

Survey of apprentices gives a barometer of their happiness THE results of the National Learner Satisfaction Survey were released in July. This huge exercise…


Gardner Leader busy helping good causes

15 August 2018
Gardner Leader busy helping good causes

Gardner Leader busy helping good causes

15 August 2018

Law firm raises nearly £7,000 for chosen charity of year LAW firm Gardner Leader has raised £6,925 for the national blood cancer research charity…


Ascensia staff in 100km Ridgeway race

15 August 2018
Ascensia staff in 100km Ridgeway race

Ascensia staff in 100km Ridgeway race

15 August 2018

Twenty-three employees raise money for Diabetes UK NEWBURY-based Ascensia Diabetes Care UK employees took part in the Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones…


Tickets selling fast for Best in Business Awards

10 August 2018
Tickets selling fast for Best in Business Awards

Tickets selling fast for Best in Business Awards

10 August 2018

Don’t miss celebration at racecourse on Friday, November 2 TICKETS are selling fast for this year’s Newbury Weekly News Best in Business Awards. Organisers…


Going for gold at national awards

10 August 2018
Going for gold at national awards

Going for gold at national awards

10 August 2018

Newbury Building Society shortlisted for top accolade NEWBURY Building Society has been shortlisted for Best Financial Partner at the National Housing…


New chef heats up the kitchen at hotel

25 July 2018
New chef heats up the kitchen at hotel

New chef heats up the kitchen at hotel

25 July 2018

Award-winning Darren Booker-Wilson joins Donnington Valley ONE of Newbury’s top hotels has welcomed a new head chef to its kitchen. Darren Booker-Wilson…


Don't miss your WhatsApp daily local news fix

20 July 2018
Don't miss your WhatsApp daily local news fix

Don't miss your WhatsApp daily local news fix

20 July 2018

Join the Newbury Weekly News WhatsApp gang THE Newbury Weekly News has launched its new WhatsApp news service and hundreds of people have already signed…


Teenager questioned over child abduction

26 June 2018
Teenager questioned over child abduction

Teenager questioned over child abduction

26 June 2018

12-year-old girl home safe after going missing on Saturday A 19-year-old from Newbury has been arrested on suspicion of abducting a child in Oxford. A…


Inheritance tax: It’s time to give some thought to giving

21 June 2018
Inheritance tax: It’s time to give some thought to giving

Inheritance tax: It’s time to give some thought to giving

21 June 2018

Expert advice from Wilkins Kennedy on tax planning LAST year, the Treasury collected more than £5bn in inheritance tax (IHT), making it one of Britain’s…


Midsummer madness for commercial property

19 June 2018
Midsummer madness for commercial property

Midsummer madness for commercial property

19 June 2018

Quintons has retail, industrial and office units to let or buy Quintons Commercial Property Agents reports a continuing busy time with lettings, sales…


It's a clean sweep for Louise

19 June 2018
It's a clean sweep for Louise

It's a clean sweep for Louise

19 June 2018

Hungerford businesswoman wins top franchising award A HUNGERFORD businesswoman has won a national award. Louise Harris was honoured with a special recognition…


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