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Geraldine Gardner joined the Newbury Weekly News in 2011. She is a sub on the paper and editor of Out & About magazine

What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

01 July 2022
What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

01 July 2022

A range of fun events for the whole family from church and school fetes to the first Newbury Pride March and the return of the Waterways festival.


Newbury memories in pictures: The pedestrianisation of Northbrook Street

01 July 2022
Newbury memories in pictures: The pedestrianisation of Northbrook Street

Newbury memories in pictures: The pedestrianisation of Northbrook Street

01 July 2022

Motorists ignored the daytime vehicle ban imposed in Northbrook Street in 1998 leading to pedestrian rage and the installation of electronic bollards.

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Gin Thursday at the races

30 June 2022
Gin Thursday at the races

Gin Thursday at the races

30 June 2022

Tonight, Thursday, June 30, sees the return of Newbury Racecourse's popular Gin Thursdays and tickets are £5 if you book before midday.


Newbury Waterways Festival

28 June 2022
Newbury Waterways Festival

Newbury Waterways Festival

28 June 2022

The Kennet and Avon Canal running alongside Newbury's Victoria Park will be filled with boats on Sunday, July 3.


Family fun this weekend

24 June 2022
Family fun this weekend

Family fun this weekend

24 June 2022

Entertainment for everyone with fetes, craft fairs, markets, music and a free event in Newbury organised by the Corn Exchange and 101 Outdoor Arts.


Out & About summer issue out now

23 June 2022
Out & About summer issue out now

Out & About summer issue out now

23 June 2022

Out & About is packed full of features, regular columns and a selection of things to see and do and it's free to pick up.


Rare planetary alignment

23 June 2022
Rare planetary alignment

Rare planetary alignment

23 June 2022

For the first time in 18 years, astronomers will be treated to a feast in the night sky when five planets line up.


Newbury nostalgia: Sharron Davies visits Northcroft Leisure Centre in 1994

23 June 2022
Newbury nostalgia: Sharron Davies visits Northcroft Leisure Centre in 1994

Newbury nostalgia: Sharron Davies visits Northcroft Leisure Centre in 1994

23 June 2022

In September 1994, the Northcroft Leisure Centre held a star-studded open day following a major refurbishment.


Fun family events across the weekend

17 June 2022
Fun family events across the weekend

Fun family events across the weekend

17 June 2022

If you're looking for something to do with the family this weekend, here is a roundup of events across the districts.


Spot the June Full Super Moon

14 June 2022
Spot the June Full Super Moon

Spot the June Full Super Moon

14 June 2022

Stargazers and night sky watchers should be in for a lunar treat today (Tuesday), when June's Full Super Moon reaches its peak.


What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

10 June 2022
What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

10 June 2022

Here is a round up of events across the district this weekend.


VIDEO: Shaw House illuminated

01 June 2022
VIDEO: Shaw House illuminated

VIDEO: Shaw House illuminated

01 June 2022

In honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Shaw House is being lit up every evening from 9.30pm, until Sunday.


Pictures: The Queen at Newbury Racecourse

31 May 2022
Pictures: The Queen at Newbury Racecourse

Pictures: The Queen at Newbury Racecourse

31 May 2022

The Queen has been a frequent visitor to Newbury Racecourse meeting trainers and jockeys and enjoying successes with her own horses winning key races.


What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

27 May 2022
What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

27 May 2022

A selection of things to do around the area from Newbury to Thatcham, to Padworth and Woolton Hill.


When the Queen came to Newbury

26 May 2022
When the Queen came to Newbury

When the Queen came to Newbury

26 May 2022

On May 26, 1972, Queen Elizabeth II arrived by train at Newbury Racecourse Station, for her first visit to the town centre.


Shaw House illuminations

24 May 2022
Shaw House illuminations

Shaw House illuminations

24 May 2022

In honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Shaw House will be illuminated in red, white and blue for five nights.


Volunteers wanted for Dominoes installation

23 May 2022
Volunteers wanted for Dominoes installation

Volunteers wanted for Dominoes installation

23 May 2022

Station House Opera will be bringing its line of dominoes to Newbury on June 25 and they need your help.


Queen's Platinum Jubilee flypast

18 May 2022
Queen's Platinum Jubilee flypast

Queen's Platinum Jubilee flypast

18 May 2022

A large formation of military aircraft will form a flypast to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on 2 June.


Roman coins fetch £81,000

18 May 2022
Roman coins fetch £81,000

Roman coins fetch £81,000

18 May 2022

A hoard of late Roman silver coins discovered on a camping weekend in Wiltshire went under the hammer at Noonans on Tuesday.


Thames Valley Police live Q&A

17 May 2022
Thames Valley Police live Q&A

Thames Valley Police live Q&A

17 May 2022

Chief Constable John Campbell is inviting members of the public to ask him questions in a one-hour live session.


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