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Calcot police 'tweetathon' rolled out today (Thurs)

26 January 2012
Calcot police 'tweetathon' rolled out today (Thurs)

Calcot police 'tweetathon' rolled out today (Thurs)

26 January 2012

Police see social networking as key to reducing crime in an area with low rates of crimes reported POLICE in Calcot are today (Thursday) rolling out a…


Champion jockey AP McCoy opens new care centre

26 January 2012
Champion jockey AP McCoy opens new care centre

Champion jockey AP McCoy opens new care centre

26 January 2012

Diamond Quality Care Service at New Greenham Park fills gap left by day care centre closures A NEW care facility for people with mental and physical disabilities…


More than 2,000 fined for crossing Park Way bridge

26 January 2012
More than 2,000 fined for crossing Park Way bridge

More than 2,000 fined for crossing Park Way bridge

26 January 2012

Council denies bus lane camera in Newbury is a money spinner and says warning signs to motorists are adequate MORE than 2,000 drivers have been fined…


Update: Calcot police 'tweets' dramatic front line updates

26 January 2012
Update: Calcot police 'tweets' dramatic front line updates

Update: Calcot police 'tweets' dramatic front line updates

26 January 2012

Success just hours into new police scheme to use social networking site Twitter to help cut crime CALCOT police's Twitter followers were today (Thursday)…


Former Newbury Woolworths staff in line for compensation?

24 January 2012
Former Newbury Woolworths staff in line for compensation?

Former Newbury Woolworths staff in line for compensation?

24 January 2012

Redundancy pay could be coming to staff three years after they were laid off after tribunal favours shopworkers union FORMER employees of Woolworths in…


Newbury service that tackles drug problems wins award

08 January 2012
Newbury service that tackles drug problems wins award

Newbury service that tackles drug problems wins award

08 January 2012

The Edge has been recognised for its excellent service for its acupuncture treatment A NEWBURY-based service that helps young people to deal with drug…


One month until digital switchover

08 January 2012
One month until digital switchover

One month until digital switchover

08 January 2012

People in West Berkshire have one month to go until their televisions will switch from analogue to digital THE final countdown to the digital television…


Hoax calls put lives at risk

05 January 2012
Hoax calls put lives at risk

Hoax calls put lives at risk

05 January 2012

Ambulance service launches campaign against drunken 999 phone calls and attacks on paramedics THE ambulance service that serves West Berkshire is launching…


Gales bring trees and power lines down and disrupt road and rail services

03 January 2012
Gales bring trees and power lines down and disrupt road and rail services

Gales bring trees and power lines down and disrupt road and rail services

03 January 2012

Power cuts and trees down as Met Office issues warning as strong winds batter south east WEST Berkshire is being battered by 50mph winds which have brought…


Digital failure causes Christmas chaos for family

30 December 2011
Digital failure causes Christmas chaos for family

Digital failure causes Christmas chaos for family

30 December 2011

Kingsclere family were left without heating, a working shower and doorbell after digital equipment mysteriously failed A KINGSCLERE family spent Christmas…


Newbury shops report busy sales

29 December 2011
Newbury shops report busy sales

Newbury shops report busy sales

29 December 2011

Parkway is said to have attracted more shoppers to the town than in recent years, according to retail operators CHRISTMAS in Newbury was a roaring success…


'Generation locked out of housing market'

22 December 2011
'Generation locked out of housing market'

'Generation locked out of housing market'

22 December 2011

National Housing Federation claims homes in West Berkshire unaffordable for first time buyers AN entire generation is being locked out of the housing…


Council insists there's plenty of grit for the winter roads

20 December 2011
Council insists there's plenty of grit for the winter roads

Council insists there's plenty of grit for the winter roads

20 December 2011

Figures show council intends spending less on grit and road clearing, but claims service levels held constant WEST Berkshire Council has denied cutting…


Greenham helps break world carol singing record

20 December 2011
Greenham helps break world carol singing record

Greenham helps break world carol singing record

20 December 2011

St Mary's Church's 118 carol singers join 17,000 others to smash record set by Disney ST MARY's Church in Greenham won a small part in the…


Housing developers accused of secrecy

15 December 2011
Housing developers accused of secrecy

Housing developers accused of secrecy

15 December 2011

Speen residents claim Sovereign housing association plans lacked clarity THE neighbours and residents of Kersey Crescent estate in Speen have accused…


Snow could cause travel chaos tomorrow

15 December 2011
Snow could cause travel chaos tomorrow

Snow could cause travel chaos tomorrow

15 December 2011

Met Office warns that West Berkshire will be hit by snow tomorrow (Friday) THE MET Office has warned that parts of West Berkshire may be affected by snow…


Overnight power cut in Newbury

13 December 2011
Overnight power cut in Newbury

Overnight power cut in Newbury

13 December 2011

Problems with underground cable caused loss of power to 39 homes THIRTY-NINE homes in the Charlton Place area of Newbury were affected by a power cut…


Man threatened at knifepoint in Newbury

09 December 2011
Man threatened at knifepoint in Newbury

Man threatened at knifepoint in Newbury

09 December 2011

A man was threatened at knifepoint in an attempted robbery in Newbury at about 11.45pm on Wednesday night (December 7) A MAN was threatened at knifepoint…


Unmanned Brightwalton balloon breaks height record

08 December 2011
Unmanned Brightwalton balloon breaks height record

Unmanned Brightwalton balloon breaks height record

08 December 2011

Computer engineer sent balloon into Stratosphere, breaking amateur height record A BRIGHTWALTON computer engineer is having difficulty keeping his feet…


Kersey Crescent plans opposed

07 December 2011
Kersey Crescent plans opposed

Kersey Crescent plans opposed

07 December 2011

Residents to hold meeting without applicants Sovereign to formulate their plans PLANS by a social housing provider to redevelop Kersey Crescent estate…


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