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83-year-old man gives his 141st pint of blood in final donation

25 February 2022
83-year-old man gives his 141st pint of blood in final donation

83-year-old man gives his 141st pint of blood in final donation

25 February 2022

A Newbury man donated his 141st pint of blood on Thursday (February 10) to cap off a remarkable story of generosity and selflessness.


Newbury MP visits Dogs Trust Newbury headquarters

24 February 2022
Newbury MP visits Dogs Trust Newbury headquarters

Newbury MP visits Dogs Trust Newbury headquarters

24 February 2022

Rescue dogs looking for new owners at Dogs Trust Newbury were treated to a visit by Newbury MP Laura Farris on Valentine’s Day.


Two Newbury lads complete 24-hour fundraiser challenge

24 February 2022
Two Newbury lads complete 24-hour fundraiser challenge

Two Newbury lads complete 24-hour fundraiser challenge

24 February 2022

Two Newbury lads have raised nearly £600 for charity after taking part in a 24-hour stay awake challenge.


Compton objects to £3m sports centre development proposal

24 February 2022
Compton objects to £3m sports centre development proposal

Compton objects to £3m sports centre development proposal

24 February 2022

Residents have some objections to the proposed sports hall development at Downland Sports Centre.


Greenham mystery object identified as naval mine clearer

23 February 2022
Greenham mystery object identified as naval mine clearer

Greenham mystery object identified as naval mine clearer

23 February 2022

The mystery behind a strange object discovered on Greenham Common last month has been partly solved.


Wonderland coming to Newbury this Easter

23 February 2022
Wonderland coming to Newbury this Easter

Wonderland coming to Newbury this Easter

23 February 2022

A three-day Easter festival themed around Alice in Wonderland is coming to Newbury town centre this April.


Care home residents complete sponsored walk

23 February 2022
Care home residents complete sponsored walk

Care home residents complete sponsored walk

23 February 2022

Residents from a Newbury care home completed a sponsored walk around Greenham Common to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.


Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of February 22

22 February 2022
Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of February 22

Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of February 22

22 February 2022

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is now 39,086 - an increase of 131 in the last 24 hours.


Autism charity's inspiring short film recognised at Charity Film Awards

22 February 2022
Autism charity's inspiring short film recognised at Charity Film Awards

Autism charity's inspiring short film recognised at Charity Film Awards

22 February 2022

A short film about a charity that helps young people with autism has made the finalists list in its category at the Charity Film Awards.


30mph zone to be extended on Stoney Lane

22 February 2022
30mph zone to be extended on Stoney Lane

30mph zone to be extended on Stoney Lane

22 February 2022

A northwards extension to the 30mph speed limit zone on Stoney Lane has been approved and work will take place to implement it next week.


Local councils warn of rogue traders operating following Storm Eunice damage

21 February 2022
Local councils warn of rogue traders operating following Storm Eunice damage

Local councils warn of rogue traders operating following Storm Eunice damage

21 February 2022

Potential rogue traders could be operating in the West Berkshire area following Storm Eunice damage, councils warn.


Upper Basildon boy wins Reading half marathon T-shirt design competition

21 February 2022
Upper Basildon boy wins Reading half marathon T-shirt design competition

Upper Basildon boy wins Reading half marathon T-shirt design competition

21 February 2022

A boy from Upper Basildon has designed the official T-shirt for the upcoming Reading half marathon after his entry won the design competition.


Vegan market returning to market place

18 February 2022
Vegan market returning to market place

Vegan market returning to market place

18 February 2022

Newbury Vegan Market returns to the market place on Sunday 20 February for its first event of the year.


Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of February 17

17 February 2022
Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of February 17

Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of February 17

17 February 2022

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is now 38,441 - an increase of 162 in the last 24 hours.


Police carry out clandestine mobile phone operation from bus

17 February 2022
Police carry out clandestine mobile phone operation from bus

Police carry out clandestine mobile phone operation from bus

17 February 2022

Police stationed in a bus stopped over 30 drivers for using mobile phones in a recent operation carried out in Berkshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire.


Newbury Town Council release image of proposed Victoria Park community café

17 February 2022
Newbury Town Council release image of proposed Victoria Park community café

Newbury Town Council release image of proposed Victoria Park community café

17 February 2022

The Victoria Park community café project has begun to take shape after Newbury Town Council released a digital image of the proposed building.


Red weather warning issued for Storm Eunice

17 February 2022
Red weather warning issued for Storm Eunice

Red weather warning issued for Storm Eunice

17 February 2022

A red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office today in preparation for the effects of Storm Eunice this weekend.


Roads closed in Aldermaston for resurfacing

17 February 2022
Roads closed in Aldermaston for resurfacing

Roads closed in Aldermaston for resurfacing

17 February 2022

Multiple road closures have been announced in the area of Aldermaston in the coming weeks so that road resurfacing can take place.


Doggy detectives

17 February 2022
Doggy detectives

Doggy detectives

17 February 2022

Pet detective workshops for inquisitive dogs with strong noses are being run in the Upper Basildon Village Hall.


Dog litterers targeted in village's poster campaign

16 February 2022
Dog litterers targeted in village's poster campaign

Dog litterers targeted in village's poster campaign

16 February 2022

Menacing signs have appeared around East Ilsley as part of an innovative campaign to stop dog walkers from failing to clean up their pup’s poop.


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