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Hampshire and Berkshire firefighters to observe minute's silence for those killed in Beirut explosion

07 August 2020
Hampshire and Berkshire firefighters to observe minute's silence for those killed in Beirut explosion

Hampshire and Berkshire firefighters to observe minute's silence for those killed in Beirut explosion

07 August 2020

More than 150 people have died and thousands more injured following blast in Lebanese capital Fire crews from across Berkshire and Hampshire will observe…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Thatcham bowling alley owner 'disappointed' with Government u-turn

07 August 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Thatcham bowling alley owner 'disappointed' with Government u-turn

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Thatcham bowling alley owner 'disappointed' with Government u-turn

07 August 2020

'We called 20 staff back from furlough and then came the announcement that it would be delayed' THE owner of Thatcham's Lakeside Superbowl has described…


Falkland Cricket Club's annual fireworks display and bonfire night cancelled

07 August 2020
Falkland Cricket Club's annual fireworks display and bonfire night cancelled

Falkland Cricket Club's annual fireworks display and bonfire night cancelled

07 August 2020

Decision result of Covid-19 pandemic Falkland Cricket Club has been forced to cancel its popular annual bonfire night and fireworks display this year…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of August 4

04 August 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of August 4

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of August 4

04 August 2020

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is currently 498, which represents no increase in the last 24 hours. Since July 2, the…


Pc Andrew Harper killers could have sentences reviewed

04 August 2020
Pc Andrew Harper killers could have sentences reviewed

Pc Andrew Harper killers could have sentences reviewed

04 August 2020

The Attorney General has been asked to look at whether 16-year and 13-year jail terms were 'unduly lenient' The three West Berkshire teenagers who were…


Newbury teenager Rysa Saujani through to final of Miss England

03 August 2020
Newbury teenager Rysa Saujani through to final of Miss England

Newbury teenager Rysa Saujani through to final of Miss England

03 August 2020

16-year-old actor 'overwhelmed by support' after winning two awards in semi-final of competition A NEWBURY teenager has made it to the finals of Miss…


West Berkshire restaurant offering half price wine on Wednesdays

03 August 2020
West Berkshire restaurant offering half price wine on Wednesdays

West Berkshire restaurant offering half price wine on Wednesdays

03 August 2020

The Vineyard at Stockcross is also taking part in Government's Eat Out to Help out Scheme Many West Berkshire restaurants are participating in the Government's…


Newbury teenager up for Miss England title

07 July 2020
Newbury teenager up for Miss England title

Newbury teenager up for Miss England title

07 July 2020

Teenager says pageant is a platform to speak out on mental health and social media issues A NEWBURY teenager has made it through to the semi-finals of…


Demand for West Berkshire foodbank up 400% in pandemic

06 July 2020
Demand for West Berkshire foodbank up 400% in pandemic

Demand for West Berkshire foodbank up 400% in pandemic

06 July 2020

Huge increase in families relying on free food parcels as incomes squeezed THERE has been a 400 per cent rise in the number of people using the West Berkshire Foodbank over…


Newbury's pubs and restaurants set out rules to keep customers safe as coronavirus lockdown eases

04 July 2020
Newbury's pubs and restaurants set out rules to keep customers safe as coronavirus lockdown eases

Newbury's pubs and restaurants set out rules to keep customers safe as coronavirus lockdown eases

04 July 2020

Safety measures as venues reopen today Today Newbury's pubs and restaurants will begin to reopen their doors – but those rushing out to enjoy a…


West Berkshire beauty spot Speen Moor may close if not treated with more respect

04 July 2020
West Berkshire beauty spot Speen Moor may close if not treated with more respect

West Berkshire beauty spot Speen Moor may close if not treated with more respect

04 July 2020

Minority‚Äôs antisocial behaviour a threat to permissive path The owners of a popular West Berkshire beauty spot are warning they may be forced to close…


West Berkshire Council 'has enough funds in place' to deal with impact of Covid-19

02 July 2020
West Berkshire Council 'has enough funds in place' to deal with impact of Covid-19

West Berkshire Council 'has enough funds in place' to deal with impact of Covid-19

02 July 2020

Government grants have helped council deal with pandemic WEST Berkshire Council says it “currently has the funds in place” to deal with the…


'Rough sex' defence banned following campaign backed by Newbury MP

01 July 2020
'Rough sex' defence banned following campaign backed by Newbury MP

'Rough sex' defence banned following campaign backed by Newbury MP

01 July 2020

Laura Farris hailed it as a 'huge moment in the fight to end violence against women' NEWBURY’S Conservative MP Laura Farris has hailed the Government’s…


Resident's eight-year allotment ban lifted by Newbury Town Council

30 June 2020
Resident's eight-year allotment ban lifted by Newbury Town Council

Resident's eight-year allotment ban lifted by Newbury Town Council

30 June 2020

Simon Kirby was evicted from plot in 2012 after complaining rate increases were unlawful A WASH Common resident has had his eight-year allotment ban lifted…


West Berkshire school offering free lessons for disadvantaged pupils

29 June 2020
West Berkshire school offering free lessons for disadvantaged pupils

West Berkshire school offering free lessons for disadvantaged pupils

29 June 2020

Brockhurst & Marlston wants to help those on free school meals whose education has been disrupted by coronavirus A WEST Berkshire school has found a groundbreaking…


Michelin-star restaurant puts safety on menu as it prepares to reopen

26 June 2020
Michelin-star restaurant puts safety on menu as it prepares to reopen

Michelin-star restaurant puts safety on menu as it prepares to reopen

26 June 2020

The Woodspeen has made a number of changes to ensure diners and staff are kept safe post-lockdown The Woodspeen is taking a number of steps to ensure…


African Grey parrot missing in Newbury

26 June 2020
African Grey parrot missing in Newbury

African Grey parrot missing in Newbury

26 June 2020

Can you help worried owner find Marley? A Newbury woman is asking the public to help her find her beloved pet parrot. Marley, a two-year-old African Grey…


Pc Andrew Harper murder trial: Officer recalls 'gruesome' moment he found body of colleague

25 June 2020
Pc Andrew Harper murder trial: Officer recalls 'gruesome' moment he found body of colleague

Pc Andrew Harper murder trial: Officer recalls 'gruesome' moment he found body of colleague

25 June 2020

The 28-year-old was killed after being dragged along by a vehicle as he responded to a burglary in West Berkshire A colleague of Pc Andrew Harper has…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Latest number of confirmed cases (June 25)

25 June 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Latest number of confirmed cases (June 25)

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Latest number of confirmed cases (June 25)

25 June 2020

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire has risen by one to 385, the first increase recorded in the past 10 days. The latest official…


Latest coronavirus figures for West Berkshire (June 21)

21 June 2020
Latest coronavirus figures for West Berkshire (June 21)

Latest coronavirus figures for West Berkshire (June 21)

21 June 2020

THERE has been no increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire for the sixth consecutive day, with the figures staying at 384. The…


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