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Plans for 80 homes in Speen

16 October 2011
Plans for 80 homes in Speen

Plans for 80 homes in Speen

16 October 2011

Social housing provider says recent consultation drew broad support for the proposed Kersey Crescent development A SOCIAL housing provider has said that…


Elderly vulnerable to digital switchover scam

11 October 2011
Elderly vulnerable to digital switchover scam

Elderly vulnerable to digital switchover scam

11 October 2011

Police urge people to help vulnerable neighbours to prevent them becoming victims of distraction burglaries POLICE are urging people to help their elderly…


Crafty Craft to hit the small screen

10 October 2011
Crafty Craft to hit the small screen

Crafty Craft to hit the small screen

10 October 2011

The annual race is set to feature on Jo Brand's Big Splash on television channel Dave on Thursday (October 13) CRAFTY Craft, the boat race from Hungerford…


Newbury retailer celebrates 90 years

09 October 2011
Newbury retailer celebrates 90 years

Newbury retailer celebrates 90 years

09 October 2011

Surprise message from the Queen read to Camp Hopson staff at birthday celebrations NEWBURY's award-winning retail store Camp Hopson this week celebrated…


West Berkshire primary schools do well in 3Rs

07 October 2011
West Berkshire primary schools do well in 3Rs

West Berkshire primary schools do well in 3Rs

07 October 2011

District pupils are ahead of the curve in early tests of reading, writing and basic maths YOUNG pupils in West Berkshire are ahead of the curve in reading,…


Asbestos dumped in Wash Common

06 October 2011
Asbestos dumped in Wash Common

Asbestos dumped in Wash Common

06 October 2011

Two piles of shattered roof asbestos were dumped in two separate roads yesterday morning (Wednesday) TWO van loads of corrugated roof asbestos was dumped…


Indecent exposure to teenager in Newbury

05 October 2011
Indecent exposure to teenager in Newbury

Indecent exposure to teenager in Newbury

05 October 2011

Man in his 30s inappropriately touched himself in view of 13-year-old girl near Hutton Close POLICE are looking for a man in his 30s who exposed himself…


Gardening equipment stolen from Aldermaston farm

04 October 2011
Gardening equipment stolen from Aldermaston farm

Gardening equipment stolen from Aldermaston farm

04 October 2011

Thousands of pounds worth of gardening equipment was stolen sometime between 8pm on Saturday and 9am on Sunday THOUSANDS of pounds worth of gardening…


Sheep attacked near Combe Gibbet

30 September 2011
Sheep attacked near Combe Gibbet

Sheep attacked near Combe Gibbet

30 September 2011

Farmer fears dog may have been set on sheep for training in fights DOGS have savaged a flock of sheep in West Berkshire, with two killed and nine injured. The…


Police had called for review of Liquid licence

29 September 2011
Police had called for review of Liquid licence

Police had called for review of Liquid licence

29 September 2011

The nightclub's closure was announced on September 19 - three days after police requested a licence review NEWBURY police had already demanded a review…


Thames Valley-wide fire call centre approved

29 September 2011
Thames Valley-wide fire call centre approved

Thames Valley-wide fire call centre approved

29 September 2011

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service will push ahead with plans to merge control centre with Bucks and Oxon THE Royal Berkshire Fire Authority has…


The future of fire service's call centre decided today

28 September 2011
The future of fire service's call centre decided today

The future of fire service's call centre decided today

28 September 2011

Crunch meeting in Reading this evening (Wednesday) will decide where emergency calls will be answered THE future of Berkshire's fire control room,…


NTC to ratify air quality response

26 September 2011
NTC to ratify air quality response

NTC to ratify air quality response

26 September 2011

Heavy pollution caused by traffic on Burger King roundabout to be discussed at tonight's (Monday) meeting NEWBURY Town Council is set to ratify its…


St Bart's to host Diwali celebration

24 September 2011
St Bart's to host Diwali celebration

St Bart's to host Diwali celebration

24 September 2011

The West Berkshire Minority Ethnic Forum is planning a celebration at the Newbury school next month THE West Berkshire Minority Ethnic Forum is planning…


Accident causes traffic problems on A34 Northbound near East Ilsley

23 September 2011
Accident causes traffic problems on A34 Northbound near East Ilsley

Accident causes traffic problems on A34 Northbound near East Ilsley

23 September 2011

Police confirm that there was only one car involved in accident, not seven as reported elsewhere SLOW moving traffic, northbound on the A34 near East…


Step closer for fire control mergers

23 September 2011
Step closer for fire control mergers

Step closer for fire control mergers

23 September 2011

Management committee decides to put merger of Berks, Bucks and Oxon fire control rooms to authority PLANS to merge Berkshire's fire control centre…


Animal rights activists descend on MP's office

22 September 2011
Animal rights activists descend on MP's office

Animal rights activists descend on MP's office

22 September 2011

A protest was held outside Richard Benyon's Newbury office against Government support for battery-bred pheasants ANIMAL rights activists targeted…


Councillor denies misuse of email

22 September 2011
Councillor denies misuse of email

Councillor denies misuse of email

22 September 2011

Greenham resident claims councillor should not have sent "spam" email relating to execution of US citizen A WEST Berkshire councillor has denied claims…


Fire authority denies claims of secrecy

21 September 2011
Fire authority denies claims of secrecy

Fire authority denies claims of secrecy

21 September 2011

The Berkshire authority refuted secrecy claims, saying all non commercially sensitive issues were discussed openly THE Royal Berkshire Fire Authority…


Interim results reveal loss for racecourse

21 September 2011
Interim results reveal loss for racecourse

Interim results reveal loss for racecourse

21 September 2011

Turnover increased in the first half of the year, but Newbury Racecourse made a loss of half-a-million pounds NEWBURY Racecourse made a loss of half-a-million…


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