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Tammera's pride in 30-year role at training consortium

08 September 2017
Tammera's pride in 30-year role at training consortium

Tammera's pride in 30-year role at training consortium

08 September 2017

'I’ve seen so many changes in my years at WBTC' WEST Berkshire Training Consortium (WBTC) has been providing West Berkshire employers with apprentices…


'Act now if you are considering applying for an apprenticeship'

31 August 2017
'Act now if you are considering applying for an apprenticeship'

'Act now if you are considering applying for an apprenticeship'

31 August 2017

West Berkshire Training Consortium open day next week AS the holiday season draws to a close, it’s time to pack away your suntan lotion…


'I did apprenticeship after my A-levels – not uni'

17 August 2017
'I did apprenticeship after my A-levels – not uni'

'I did apprenticeship after my A-levels – not uni'

17 August 2017

'Best decision I made,' says mortgage advisor, 24 Lauren Jessett, 24, started at FirstXtra Financial Services in Newbury as an apprentice after she…


LIVE: A-level results as they come in

17 August 2017
LIVE: A-level results as they come in

LIVE: A-level results as they come in

17 August 2017

Find out how your West Berkshire school fared this morning AFTER an agonising wait, students from across West Berkshire are collecting their A-level results…


Boosting children’s emotional health

03 August 2017
Boosting children’s emotional health

Boosting children’s emotional health

03 August 2017

Focus on West Berkshire's Emotional Health Academy Childhood is a time for developing, learning, exploring and enjoying happy experiences with family,…


Apprentice achievement rates in our area

11 July 2017
Apprentice achievement rates in our area

Apprentice achievement rates in our area

11 July 2017

West Berkshire Training Consortium MD Matt Garvey assesses trends LAST month the Apprenticeships Achievement Tables were released, providing the opportunity…


Today's Mayor's Drive is 70th anniversary

05 July 2017
Today's Mayor's Drive is 70th anniversary

Today's Mayor's Drive is 70th anniversary

05 July 2017

Popular event has happened every year since 1947 THE treasured Mayor's Drive event is celebrating its 70th anniversary today after it has been ongoing…


Burglars prey on isolated houses in West Berkshire

09 June 2017
Burglars prey on isolated houses in West Berkshire

Burglars prey on isolated houses in West Berkshire

09 June 2017

Three break-ins at properties in rural locations POLICE are appealing for information after a series of burglaries across West Berkshire. There were…


Newbury Weekly News Best in Business Awards are coming

11 May 2017
Newbury Weekly News Best in Business Awards are coming

Newbury Weekly News Best in Business Awards are coming

11 May 2017

Glittering ceremony to be held at Newbury Racecourse in November WE are excited to announce that the first Newbury Weekly News Best in Business Awards…


Solving your business challenges together

08 May 2017
Solving your business challenges together

Solving your business challenges together

08 May 2017

The latest meeting of the Athena Network for businesswomen WHAT keeps you awake at night? A problem shared is a problem solved. Members of the Athena…


How much have you moved today?

08 May 2017
How much have you moved today?

How much have you moved today?

08 May 2017

Health advice from the West Berkshire Public Health and Wellbeing Team FITTING some physical activity into your day is easier than you think. To stay…


ELECTION RESULTS: Conservatives hold Hampshire County Council

05 May 2017
ELECTION RESULTS: Conservatives hold Hampshire County Council

ELECTION RESULTS: Conservatives hold Hampshire County Council

05 May 2017

Tories win in all three seats in North Hants THE Conservatives have strengthened their grip on Hampshire County Council after yesterday's local elections. The…


Supermarket opening times over Easter

13 April 2017
Supermarket opening times over Easter

Supermarket opening times over Easter

13 April 2017

Here are the hours supermarkets will open in West Berks and North Hants over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend These are the opening times for supermarkets…


Police investigation concluded following death of George Michael

07 March 2017
Police investigation concluded following death of George Michael

Police investigation concluded following death of George Michael

07 March 2017

Pop star died of natural causes at his Goring home Thames Valley Police has completed its investigation on behalf of the Oxfordshire Coroner into the…


Here it is – a Valentine's Day potato!

14 February 2017
Here it is – a Valentine's Day potato!

Here it is – a Valentine's Day potato!

14 February 2017

Vegetable that looks just like a heart THIS romantic picture was sent to us by Irene Willis from Newbury. Do you have a picture of a vegetable that looks…


Warning of high winds still in place for tomorrow

02 February 2017
Warning of high winds still in place for tomorrow

Warning of high winds still in place for tomorrow

02 February 2017

Met Office predicts gusts of 50-60mph – but could reach 70mph A YELLOW weather warning is still in place for the South East of England tomorrow (Friday). The…


Changing your diet to reduce the risk of diabetes

20 January 2017
Changing your diet to reduce the risk of diabetes

Changing your diet to reduce the risk of diabetes

20 January 2017

Advice from Dr Bal Bahia, vice chair of West Berkshire Health and Wellbeing Board IT’S the time of year when diets are at the forefront of many…


UPDATE: Snow predicted from 5pm today for three hours

12 January 2017
UPDATE: Snow predicted from 5pm today for three hours

UPDATE: Snow predicted from 5pm today for three hours

12 January 2017

Met Office forecasting snowfall during the evening rush hour The Met Office is predicting snow could fall in Newbury from 5pm to 8pm today. The full…


New-look Cornish pasty shops see a 40 per cent rise in sales

11 January 2017
New-look Cornish pasty shops see a 40 per cent rise in sales

New-look Cornish pasty shops see a 40 per cent rise in sales

11 January 2017

Newbury outlet one of the first to benefit after revamp THE new high street concept store from West Cornwall Pasty Co – West Cornwall Food Co has…


Public rejects Impress’ wealthy donor funding model

04 January 2017
Public rejects Impress’ wealthy donor funding model

Public rejects Impress’ wealthy donor funding model

04 January 2017

YouGov poll a week ahead of end of Government consultation over future of UK's free press JUST four per cent of people think a press regulator should…


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