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A year on: double whammy of Covid and Brexit on Thatcham ex-pat's holiday let business in France

29 March 2021
A year on: double whammy of Covid and Brexit on Thatcham ex-pat's holiday let business in France

A year on: double whammy of Covid and Brexit on Thatcham ex-pat's holiday let business in France

29 March 2021

Allison Feeley says 'UK government are not interested, the French are sympathetic, but seem hand tied or unable to help' ONE year ago, as the UK was about…


Lockdown easing: Dog's Trust advice to pet owners for when 6 people can meet outdoors

27 March 2021
Lockdown easing: Dog's Trust advice to pet owners for when 6 people can meet outdoors

Lockdown easing: Dog's Trust advice to pet owners for when 6 people can meet outdoors

27 March 2021

Pooches may be 'confused by the sudden change to their routines' With England entering the second phase of Stage 1 of the roadmap…


High Sheriff of Berkshire 2016-2017 Victoria Fishburn has died

26 March 2021
High Sheriff of Berkshire 2016-2017 Victoria Fishburn has died

High Sheriff of Berkshire 2016-2017 Victoria Fishburn has died

26 March 2021

'We all adored her. She was a total life enhancer' Victoria Fishburn, who served as High Sheriff of Berkshire in 2016/17, has died. During her tenure…


March Full Super Worm Moon will peak this weekend - here's how to see it

24 March 2021
March Full Super Worm Moon will peak this weekend - here's how to see it

March Full Super Worm Moon will peak this weekend - here's how to see it

24 March 2021

First Full Moon of spring March’s Full Moon will light up the night sky this weekend, and will be the first of four consecutive Super Moons. The…


Newbury Vaccination Centre's volunteers of the week stay calm on busiest day, when 1,600 patients receive their jab

24 March 2021
Newbury Vaccination Centre's volunteers of the week stay calm on busiest day, when 1,600 patients receive their jab

Newbury Vaccination Centre's volunteers of the week stay calm on busiest day, when 1,600 patients receive their jab

24 March 2021

Ed Tryon and Helen Miller keep things running smoothly AS the number of vaccines administered in a day at the Newbury Racecourse Vaccination Centre increases,…


Coronavirus update: Newbury Vaccination Centre plea to Cohorts 1-9 and over 50s to get their jabs booked

23 March 2021
Coronavirus update: Newbury Vaccination Centre plea to Cohorts 1-9 and over 50s to get their jabs booked

Coronavirus update: Newbury Vaccination Centre plea to Cohorts 1-9 and over 50s to get their jabs booked

23 March 2021

'Clinics for this week have been released and there are plenty of appointments' Newbury Vaccination Centre has sent out a plea to anyone over 50 or who…


St Patrick's Day celebrations on Zoom for Newbury Vaccination Centre's Volunteer of the Week Roisin

17 March 2021
St Patrick's Day celebrations on Zoom for Newbury Vaccination Centre's Volunteer of the Week Roisin

St Patrick's Day celebrations on Zoom for Newbury Vaccination Centre's Volunteer of the Week Roisin

17 March 2021

Meeter and greeter is 'a pocket rocket superstar' “I HEARD about the vaccination centre in December and immediately put myself forward to help,”…


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…


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