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West Berkshire's Mental Health Support team and The Emotional Health Academy running online drop-in sessions during #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek

01 February 2021
West Berkshire's Mental Health Support team and The Emotional Health Academy running online drop-in sessions during #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek

West Berkshire's Mental Health Support team and The Emotional Health Academy running online drop-in sessions during #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek

01 February 2021

'It's really important that children who might not usually access support know what resources are available' West Berkshire's Mental Health Support Team…


Hays Travel Newbury is one of the 89 branches to close

29 January 2021
 Hays Travel Newbury is one of the 89 branches to close

Hays Travel Newbury is one of the 89 branches to close

29 January 2021

Travel company apologises for giving 'wrong information' EARLIER this week Hays Travel announced it is to close 89 of its 535 shops following a review…


Full Wolf Moon over the UK - Thursday, January 28

26 January 2021
Full Wolf Moon over the UK - Thursday, January 28

Full Wolf Moon over the UK - Thursday, January 28

26 January 2021

Get ready to howl THE first full moon of the year also known as the Wolf Moon will occur on Thursday, January 28.  If you want to be precise…


Video: Newbury GP celebrates Burns Night with bagpipes recital from surgery balcony

25 January 2021
Video: Newbury GP celebrates Burns Night with bagpipes recital from surgery balcony

Video: Newbury GP celebrates Burns Night with bagpipes recital from surgery balcony

25 January 2021

Staff and onlookers were treated to an impromptu performance Visitors to Strawberry Hill Medical Centre got a rare treat this afternoon (Monday) when…


Appeal to reunite Sofia, 7, with favourite toy last seen near Greenham Control Tower

25 January 2021
Appeal to reunite Sofia, 7, with favourite toy last seen near Greenham Control Tower

Appeal to reunite Sofia, 7, with favourite toy last seen near Greenham Control Tower

25 January 2021

Have you found 'bun bun'? CAN you help reunite seven-year-old Sofia with her beloved 'bun bun'? Like many children across West Berkshire on Sunday morning,…


Newbury vets visited by injured fawn from Oxfordshire Wildlife Rescue

20 January 2021
 Newbury vets visited by injured fawn from Oxfordshire Wildlife Rescue

Newbury vets visited by injured fawn from Oxfordshire Wildlife Rescue

20 January 2021

Three-week old muntjac cannot be returned to the wild FALKLAND Vets had an unexpected visitor at the weekend when they were asked to check over an injured…


Public Protection Partnership encourages West Berkshire residents to report dog fouling online

19 January 2021
Public Protection Partnership encourages West Berkshire residents to report dog fouling online

Public Protection Partnership encourages West Berkshire residents to report dog fouling online

19 January 2021

'Make sure that dog owners and dog walkers clean up after their dogs' The Public Protection Partnerships has an interactive mapping tool where members…


Make your kitchen more 'working from home' friendly during lockdown

18 January 2021
Make your kitchen more 'working from home' friendly during lockdown

Make your kitchen more 'working from home' friendly during lockdown

18 January 2021

Top tips on keeping home and work life separate With more of us working from home, the kitchen can double up as a home office and cooking space with a…


Mystery rose perplexes Newbury minister

18 January 2021
Mystery rose perplexes Newbury minister

Mystery rose perplexes Newbury minister

18 January 2021

Can anybody help identify this flower? It could happen to anyone. You buy a plant for the garden, watch it bloom and when you want to recall its name…


International Space Station passes over the UK end of January and early February 2021

18 January 2021
 International Space Station passes over the UK end of January and early February 2021

International Space Station passes over the UK end of January and early February 2021

18 January 2021

Spectacle that the whole family can enjoy The International Space Station will be visible over the UK in the early evening between January 21 and February…


Covid-19 puts paid to Welford Park's charity snowdrop event

18 January 2021
Covid-19 puts paid to Welford Park's charity snowdrop event

Covid-19 puts paid to Welford Park's charity snowdrop event

18 January 2021

Annual fundraiser will not take place this year WELFORD Park is unable to allow the public in for its annual charity snowdrop display this year because…


How well do you remember the 80s

13 January 2021
How well do you remember the 80s

How well do you remember the 80s

13 January 2021

Five categories to test your 1980s knowledge Answers to the how well do you remember the 80s quiz Sport: 1 Canada. 2 Martina Navratilova. 3 Calgary. 4…


How well do you remember the 80s – take our quiz!

13 January 2021
How well do you remember the 80s – take our quiz!

How well do you remember the 80s – take our quiz!

13 January 2021

Get your leggings on, perm your hair and test your 80s knowledge How well do you remember the 80s – time-travelling with Marty McFly, getting ‘into…


Memories of PC Les Hopps in Newbury in the 1950s

08 January 2021
Memories of PC Les Hopps in Newbury in the 1950s

Memories of PC Les Hopps in Newbury in the 1950s

08 January 2021

Thames Valley Police Museum tweets picture from its archives Thames Valley Police has a small museum at the White House, at the Thames Valley Police training…


Winter world of the Barton Court river keeper

07 January 2021
Winter world of the Barton Court river keeper

Winter world of the Barton Court river keeper

07 January 2021

Nick Richards chronicles the changing seasons and the abundant wildlife Nick Richards is the river keeper for the Barton Court Estate, near Kintbury.…


Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton is a lockdown thriller that will have you gripped

07 January 2021
Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton is a lockdown thriller that will have you gripped

Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton is a lockdown thriller that will have you gripped

07 January 2021

A engrossing cliffhanger about a school under siege You may have had enough of anything to do with lockdowns, but trust me Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton…


Newbury teacher provides tips for coping in this next lockdown phase

06 January 2021
Newbury teacher provides tips for coping in this next lockdown phase

Newbury teacher provides tips for coping in this next lockdown phase

06 January 2021

Amanda Bailey offers families ways of maintaining emotional balance and a sense of well-being As a consequence of the new, faster-spreading variant of…


Great British escape old-style with the aid of a 15-year-old Topaz campervan

05 January 2021
Great British escape old-style with the aid of a 15-year-old Topaz campervan

Great British escape old-style with the aid of a 15-year-old Topaz campervan

05 January 2021

Maurice and Annette Hardy on how to get away in 2021 Thoughts of a champagne lifestyle have never had us bubbling with enthusiasm. However, lifestyle…


West Berkshire encouraged to join in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, January 29-31

04 January 2021
West Berkshire encouraged to join in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, January 29-31

West Berkshire encouraged to join in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, January 29-31

04 January 2021

National initiative provides vital data on bird population Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK will celebrate their love of nature and unite…


Berkshire Farm Girl winter diary: looking ahead to post-Brexit

04 January 2021
Berkshire Farm Girl winter diary: looking ahead to post-Brexit

Berkshire Farm Girl winter diary: looking ahead to post-Brexit

04 January 2021

Eleanor Gilbert hopes for a brighter 2021 for the farming community Eleanor Gilbert is on a mission – she wants to educate people about farming…


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