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Survey reveals extraordinary biodiversity of UNESCO World Heritage site Blenheim Estate’s ancient woodland

16 March 2021
Survey reveals extraordinary biodiversity of UNESCO World Heritage site Blenheim Estate’s ancient woodland

Survey reveals extraordinary biodiversity of UNESCO World Heritage site Blenheim Estate’s ancient woodland

16 March 2021

High Park is home to more than 2,800 separate species A new survey has revealed the incredible biodiversity of Blenheim Estate’s ancient woodland. Begun…


Aisling's 8-hour shift earns her Newbury Vaccination Centre's Volunteer of the Week

10 March 2021
Aisling's 8-hour shift earns her Newbury Vaccination Centre's Volunteer of the Week

Aisling's 8-hour shift earns her Newbury Vaccination Centre's Volunteer of the Week

10 March 2021

'It’s about pitching in – that’s what we are here for after all' NEWBURY Vaccination Centre volunteer of the week is Aisling Craik, because the team was…


10 ways West Berkshire residents can help hedgehogs

10 March 2021
10 ways West Berkshire residents can help hedgehogs

10 ways West Berkshire residents can help hedgehogs

10 March 2021

March garden challenge launched 2021 marks the 10th birthday of Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign launched by wildlife charities People’s…


UK government allowing bee-harming pesticide use, putting bee colonies under extra strain

05 March 2021
UK government allowing bee-harming pesticide use, putting bee colonies under extra strain

UK government allowing bee-harming pesticide use, putting bee colonies under extra strain

05 March 2021

Tips on how to look after bees and which flowers to plant for them this spring The UK government recently approved emergency use of neonicotinoid, a pesticide…


Burghclere couple are Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre's joint Volunteers of the Week

03 March 2021
Burghclere couple are Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre's joint Volunteers of the Week

Burghclere couple are Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre's joint Volunteers of the Week

03 March 2021

Lynne and Ivor 'are reliable, cheerful and full of ideas' THIS week we are celebrating not one, but two vaccine volunteers. Lynne Clare and Ivor Graham…


More than 150 Elon Musk Starlink Satellites will be passing over UK skies tonight, Tuesday March 2

02 March 2021
More than 150 Elon Musk Starlink Satellites will be passing over UK skies tonight, Tuesday March 2

More than 150 Elon Musk Starlink Satellites will be passing over UK skies tonight, Tuesday March 2

02 March 2021

Look up for the early evening spectacle IF you like to see the Starlink satellites travelling across the night sky you are in for a bonanza this evening,…


Video: Oh what a beautiful morning! Pony and trap spotted trotting across Greenham Common

27 February 2021
Video: Oh what a beautiful morning! Pony and trap spotted trotting across Greenham Common

Video: Oh what a beautiful morning! Pony and trap spotted trotting across Greenham Common

27 February 2021

Rider takes advantage of the spring-like weather THE sun is shining and the spring flowers are beginning to bloom and one early riser in Newbury decided…


Thames Valley Archaeological Services unearths Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements at Greenham dig

26 February 2021
Thames Valley Archaeological Services unearths Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements at Greenham dig

Thames Valley Archaeological Services unearths Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements at Greenham dig

26 February 2021

Also evidence of Roman remains ARCHAEOLOGISTS working at a housing development in Newbury have uncovered Bronze and Iron Age items. The finds, at the…


Full Snow Moon over UK will peak in the morning on Saturday, February 27

26 February 2021
Full Snow Moon over UK will peak in the morning on Saturday, February 27

Full Snow Moon over UK will peak in the morning on Saturday, February 27

26 February 2021

Clear skies should make it easy to spot February's full Snow Moon will peak tomorrow morning, Saturday, February 27, at 8.17am, but the Moon will look…


Callum is Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre's volunteer of the week

24 February 2021
Callum is Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre's volunteer of the week

Callum is Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre's volunteer of the week

24 February 2021

Former St Bart's pupil says volunteering 'gives me a focus' “I LOVE volunteering in the car park – it ticks all the boxes for me” –…


New West Berkshire business: Former Kennet School pals set up DR Flame

23 February 2021
New West Berkshire business: Former Kennet School pals set up DR Flame

New West Berkshire business: Former Kennet School pals set up DR Flame

23 February 2021

Colour-changing pellet company hoping for online success Richard Baldwin and his business partner Dylan Collins had a bit of a ‘Eureka!’ moment…


Saharan dust creates spectacular red sunrises and sunsets over West Berkshire

23 February 2021
Saharan dust creates spectacular red sunrises and sunsets over West Berkshire

Saharan dust creates spectacular red sunrises and sunsets over West Berkshire

23 February 2021

Met Office says it is caused by low pressure and southerly winds The recent rise in temperatures has meant that an area of low pressure "feeding" winds…


Around 17,000 patients have received their Covid vaccine at Newbury Racecourse after just one month

20 February 2021
Around 17,000 patients have received their Covid vaccine at Newbury Racecourse after just one month

Around 17,000 patients have received their Covid vaccine at Newbury Racecourse after just one month

20 February 2021

An army of volunteers are on hand to help combat coronavirus THE Vaccination Centre at Newbury Racecourse has been open a month. It first opened its doors…


Designer Mat Reese has transformed the gardens at The Malverleys, East Woodhay

19 February 2021
Designer Mat Reese has transformed the gardens at The Malverleys, East Woodhay

Designer Mat Reese has transformed the gardens at The Malverleys, East Woodhay

19 February 2021

"We wanted everything to look natural. I didn’t want to create anything that was too contrived" WHEN the von Opel family moved to The Malverleys in East…


Rosemary is Newbury Racecourse Vaccine Centre's 'Volunteer of the Week'

17 February 2021
Rosemary is Newbury Racecourse Vaccine Centre's 'Volunteer of the Week'

Rosemary is Newbury Racecourse Vaccine Centre's 'Volunteer of the Week'

17 February 2021

'I'm just one of the cogs in a very big wheel' “I HAVE to say, why me?” said Rosemary David in response to hearing she is Newbury Vaccine…


Newbury primary school teacher's advice on reaching out on Random Acts of Kindness Day

17 February 2021
Newbury primary school teacher's advice on reaching out on Random Acts of Kindness Day

Newbury primary school teacher's advice on reaching out on Random Acts of Kindness Day

17 February 2021

Tips on how to listen and react and become 'raktivists' TODAY marks National Random Act of Kindness Day, when individuals, groups and organisations are…


Video: Ice skater at Greenham Common

15 February 2021
Video: Ice skater at Greenham Common

Video: Ice skater at Greenham Common

15 February 2021

Who is the mystery skater? IT'S not something you see every day - an ice skater gliding alongside the paths at Greenham Common. Last week's big freeze…


West Berkshire urged to do its bit for National Nestbox Week, February 14-21

12 February 2021
West Berkshire urged to do its bit for National Nestbox Week, February 14-21

West Berkshire urged to do its bit for National Nestbox Week, February 14-21

12 February 2021

Take part in the 2021 Nestbox Census National Nestbox Week runs from February 14-21. The national initiative has run annually since 1997 and encourages…


Former Thatcham Rugby Club chairman is Newbury Racecourse Vaccine Centre's first 'Volunteer of the Week'

10 February 2021
Former Thatcham Rugby Club chairman is Newbury Racecourse Vaccine Centre's first 'Volunteer of the Week'

Former Thatcham Rugby Club chairman is Newbury Racecourse Vaccine Centre's first 'Volunteer of the Week'

10 February 2021

Will Sewell was voted for by his fellow volunteers VACCINE centre volunteers have been guiding people through the system for nearly a month now and the…


Severe cold weather alert across West Berkshire to Friday – overnight temperatures will feel like -8°C

09 February 2021
Severe cold weather alert across West Berkshire to Friday – overnight temperatures will feel like -8°C

Severe cold weather alert across West Berkshire to Friday – overnight temperatures will feel like -8°C

09 February 2021

Met Office warns of icy temperatures in place to the weekend West Berkshire Council Public Health has issued a severe cold weather warning currently in…


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