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Six car collision brings traffic chaos

23 February 2011
Six car collision brings traffic chaos

Six car collision brings traffic chaos

23 February 2011

Motorists stranded as police close A339 through town A SIX car collision brought traffic to a standstill on the A339 just before 6pm this evening (Wednesday). Both…


Spring ball for Swings and Smiles

23 February 2011
Spring ball for Swings and Smiles

Spring ball for Swings and Smiles

23 February 2011

The West Berkshire-based charity is planning a ball at the Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa on May 6 SWINGS and Smiles, the West Berkshire-based charity…


Town council appeals for civic award nominees

23 February 2011
Town council appeals for civic award nominees

Town council appeals for civic award nominees

23 February 2011

Newbury Town Council looks to celebrate the town's unsung heroes in the annual award scheme NEWBURY Town Council is appealing for nominees for its…


Carbon neutral church switch-on

21 February 2011
Carbon neutral church switch-on

Carbon neutral church switch-on

21 February 2011

A Newbury church has taken its first major step towards becoming carbon neutral this morning (Monday) ST George's Church, Wash common has taken a…


Champion launch night for BikeLux

18 February 2011
Champion launch night for BikeLux

Champion launch night for BikeLux

18 February 2011

Ten time national champion, Nick Craig, visited Newbury this week to launch a new bike shop and ride with locals WEST Berkshire's mountain bikers…


Union blasts Newbury fire crew cuts

18 February 2011
Union blasts Newbury fire crew cuts

Union blasts Newbury fire crew cuts

18 February 2011

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service agreed £1.4m front line service cuts last night (Thursday) THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) has blasted Royal Berkshire…


U-turn on forest sell-off is welcomed

18 February 2011
U-turn on forest sell-off is welcomed

U-turn on forest sell-off is welcomed

18 February 2011

They are right not to go ahead with this, says Beenham community wood manager over Government decision to ditch policy A MAN responsible for running a…


Man arrested for GBH after town centre incident

15 February 2011
Man arrested for GBH after town centre incident

Man arrested for GBH after town centre incident

15 February 2011

Police have arrested a Thatcham man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in Bartholomew Street A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of causing…


Newbury fire station could face staff cuts

14 February 2011
Newbury fire station could face staff cuts

Newbury fire station could face staff cuts

14 February 2011

Union claims proposed cuts could result in delayed emergency responses to house fires and vehicle collisions THE ROYAL Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service…


Hampstead Norreys community shop prepares to open

13 February 2011
Hampstead Norreys community shop prepares to open

Hampstead Norreys community shop prepares to open

13 February 2011

The long-awaited community shop will open its doors for the first time on March 26 HAMPSTEAD Norreys' long-awaited community shop, run by the community,…


All aboard for model railway exhibition

12 February 2011
All aboard for model railway exhibition

All aboard for model railway exhibition

12 February 2011

The Newbury Model Railway Club will hold its biggest model train exhibition ever at Park House School today (Saturday) A NEWBURY model railway club is…


Burrowing crayfish damage canal banks

06 February 2011
Burrowing crayfish damage canal banks

Burrowing crayfish damage canal banks

06 February 2011

British Waterways has been forced to use special measures to protect the Kennet and Avon Canal BRITISH Waterways has been forced to use special measures…


Artist seeks home for sundial

05 February 2011
Artist seeks home for sundial

Artist seeks home for sundial

05 February 2011

West Berkshire artist, Barrie Singleton, is looking for a home for a massive sundial A WEST Berkshire artist is looking for a home for a massive, revolutionary…


Newbury company hopes for Oscar success

04 February 2011
Newbury company hopes for Oscar success

Newbury company hopes for Oscar success

04 February 2011

The Social Network and Restrepo were edited and improved on Quantel systems A NEWBURY-based video production systems company is preparing to bask in the…


SureStart centres to be retained in West Berkshire

04 February 2011
SureStart centres to be retained in West Berkshire

SureStart centres to be retained in West Berkshire

04 February 2011

The district council has said it will retain all of the ten centres across West Berkshire, despite funding cuts WHILE SureStart centres across the country…


Hospital denies enforcing emergency pandemic plan

03 February 2011
Hospital denies enforcing emergency pandemic plan

Hospital denies enforcing emergency pandemic plan

03 February 2011

The Royal Berkshire Hospital said it opened an extra ward following a recent rise in admissions ROYAL Berkshire Hospital has denied reports that it enforced…


Work to start to make St George's Church green

02 February 2011
Work to start to make St George's Church green

Work to start to make St George's Church green

02 February 2011

A last minute fundraising push means work can start on England's first carbon neutral church tomorrow (Thursday) WORK on England's first carbon…


Schools prepare for mock trials

31 January 2011
Schools prepare for mock trials

Schools prepare for mock trials

31 January 2011

Several West Berkshire schools will compete in a national mock trial competition in the coming weeks SCHOOLS in West Berkshire will be competing in a…


Kingsclere fatal crash man named

30 January 2011
Kingsclere fatal crash man named

Kingsclere fatal crash man named

30 January 2011

The man who died during Friday's fatal road collision was a Kingsclere man THE police have named the victim of a fatal crash which occurred on the…


Join the Big Garden Birdwatch

29 January 2011
Join the Big Garden Birdwatch

Join the Big Garden Birdwatch

29 January 2011

Keen birdwatchers can join in a free project to help a charity record local bird populations WEST Berkshire residents have been invited to take part in…


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