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Campaigners against Ikea store to fight on

01 May 2012
Campaigners against Ikea store to fight on

Campaigners against Ikea store to fight on

01 May 2012

THE fight over the planned Ikea store in Calcot is not over, according to those who opposed the plans. The Swedish flat-pack furniture giant’s proposal…


The Cottage Inn wins Camra award

21 April 2012
The Cottage Inn wins Camra award

The Cottage Inn wins Camra award

21 April 2012

THE COTTAGE Inn in Upper Bucklebury has something to toast as it has been named as the Best Community Pub by the West Berkshire branch of the Campaign…


Row over Tesco trolleys abandoned in Greenham

20 April 2012
Row over Tesco trolleys abandoned in Greenham

Row over Tesco trolleys abandoned in Greenham

20 April 2012

A PROPOSAL to fine supermarkets if their shopping trolleys are found littered in West Berkshire has developed into a political row at the district level,…


Attempted snatch theft in Newbury on Saturday (14)

17 April 2012
Attempted snatch theft in Newbury on Saturday (14)

Attempted snatch theft in Newbury on Saturday (14)

17 April 2012

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an attempted handbag snatch in Newbury on Saturday (14). The incident occurred at between 9pm and 9.30pm.The victim,…


West Berkshire photographers spring into action

15 April 2012
West Berkshire photographers spring into action

West Berkshire photographers spring into action

15 April 2012

EVERYONE must be casting off the dreary slough of winter and getting out and about, if the My Newbury inbox this week is anything to go by. Pictures of…


Dogs and garden show at Newbury Showgrounds

14 April 2012
Dogs and garden show at Newbury Showgrounds

Dogs and garden show at Newbury Showgrounds

14 April 2012

THIS weekend Newbury Showground will play host to a new dog and garden show at Newbury Showground The events, called All About Gardening and All About…


Supermarkets may be fined for abandoned trolleys

14 April 2012
Supermarkets may be fined for abandoned trolleys

Supermarkets may be fined for abandoned trolleys

14 April 2012

A PROPOSAL to fine supermarkets if their shopping trolleys are found littered in West Berkshire has been mooted by a district councillor .West Berkshire…


Call to save Theale and Burghfield fishing lakes

11 April 2012
Call to save Theale and Burghfield fishing lakes

Call to save Theale and Burghfield fishing lakes

11 April 2012

ANGLERS are being urged to work together to buy dozens of lakes – including five in West Berkshire – that have been put up for sale, to prevent them being…


Rubber duck race in Newbury today (Sunday)

08 April 2012
Rubber duck race in Newbury today (Sunday)

Rubber duck race in Newbury today (Sunday)

08 April 2012

RUBBER ducks will be racing their way down the canal from Bridge Street towards the A339 bridge in aid of charity at 12pm today (Sunday). As many as 250…


West Berkshire photographers out for springtime snaps

08 April 2012
West Berkshire photographers out for springtime snaps

West Berkshire photographers out for springtime snaps

08 April 2012

THE photographers in West Berkshire are still fascinated by the birth of spring and the animal activity it brings, if the My Newbury inbox is any judge.…


Ikea given the green light for Calcot store this evening (Wednesday)

04 April 2012
Ikea given the green light for Calcot store this evening (Wednesday)

Ikea given the green light for Calcot store this evening (Wednesday)

04 April 2012

FANS of flat-pack furniture can rejoice as the plans for a massive new Ikea store in Calcot was approved by West Berkshire Council this evening (Wednesday).…


Newbury's Consort Environmental Services in administration

04 April 2012
Newbury's Consort Environmental Services in administration

Newbury's Consort Environmental Services in administration

04 April 2012

NEWBURY-based air conditioning services firm Consort Environmental Services has gone into administration today (Wednesday). Earlier rumours that the company…


Street Pastors carrying lollipops and flip flops arrive in Newbury

04 April 2012
Street Pastors carrying lollipops and flip flops arrive in Newbury

Street Pastors carrying lollipops and flip flops arrive in Newbury

04 April 2012

THE launch of Newbury Street Pastors, an organisation which offers late night pub and club goers a prayer, someone to talk to, or a pair of flip flops…


New Ikea store is another step closer

03 April 2012
New Ikea store is another step closer

New Ikea store is another step closer

03 April 2012

FLAT-pack furniture giant Ikea looks set to get its way over plans to build a new superstore in Calcot – provided agreement can be reached over its developer…


My Newbury photographers inspired by spring

02 April 2012
My Newbury photographers inspired by spring

My Newbury photographers inspired by spring

02 April 2012

The charms of early spring have lured wildlife, flora and nature photographers into the garden, if the My Newbury inbox is anything to go by.Joanna Cookson…


Gamestation in Northbrook Street closed after company goes into adminstration

01 April 2012
Gamestation in Northbrook Street closed after company goes into adminstration

Gamestation in Northbrook Street closed after company goes into adminstration

01 April 2012

THE Newbury branch of troubled retailer Game Group, based in Northbrook Street, was is still trading despite the company officially going into administration,…


Appeal to return war medals to former Newbury bypass protester

01 April 2012
Appeal to return war medals to former Newbury bypass protester

Appeal to return war medals to former Newbury bypass protester

01 April 2012

A NEWBURY woman is working hard to reunite a Second World War veteran with his medals. Janet Griffin, of Denmark Road, remembered how Fred Dobson gave…


Music reprieve for East Ilsley pub

31 March 2012
Music reprieve for East Ilsley pub

Music reprieve for East Ilsley pub

31 March 2012

THE High Court has banned a former East Ilsley pub landlord from playing music, but thanks to his successor, visitors to the pub will not have to sit…


Chaddleworth mother pleas for missing daughter to come home

30 March 2012
Chaddleworth mother pleas for missing daughter to come home

Chaddleworth mother pleas for missing daughter to come home

30 March 2012

THE mother of missing Chaddleworth teenager Stacie Richardson has made an impassioned plea for her daughter to return home. Sharon Richardson, whose daughter…


Nightclubbers and pub-goers to be greeted by Christian outreach workers

30 March 2012
Nightclubbers and pub-goers to be greeted by Christian outreach workers

Nightclubbers and pub-goers to be greeted by Christian outreach workers

30 March 2012

AN ORGANISATION which plans to bring Christian outreach workers to the streets of Newbury in the early hours to offer pub-goers and nightclubbers a prayer…


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