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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…


Mamma Mia! Easy peasy homemade recipe for National Pizza Day

09 February 2021
Mamma Mia! Easy peasy homemade recipe for National Pizza Day

Mamma Mia! Easy peasy homemade recipe for National Pizza Day

09 February 2021

Make the base and add your favourite toppings IT's chilly outside, so why not have some fun making homemade pizzas - easy activity for the children to…


Former MasterChef semi-finalist and Wiltshire pub owner Ollie Hunter's new book on sustainability

08 February 2021
Former MasterChef semi-finalist and Wiltshire pub owner Ollie Hunter's new book on sustainability

Former MasterChef semi-finalist and Wiltshire pub owner Ollie Hunter's new book on sustainability

08 February 2021

Join the Greener Revolution - 'less really is more' WHEN Ollie Hunter wrote his second book on adopting a greener more sustainable lifestyle – Join…


West Berkshire asked to join in the Big Farmland Bird Count from February 5-14

05 February 2021
 West Berkshire asked to join in the Big Farmland Bird Count from February 5-14

West Berkshire asked to join in the Big Farmland Bird Count from February 5-14

05 February 2021

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust annual nationwide survey The 2021 GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count is underway. From today (February 5) until Valentine’s…


Newbury farmer battles with the public to respect the environment on their lockdown walks

05 February 2021
Newbury farmer battles with the public to respect the environment on their lockdown walks

Newbury farmer battles with the public to respect the environment on their lockdown walks

05 February 2021

'The saddest thing is that people don’t realise the damage they are doing' LOCKDOWN has increased people's desire to go out for long walks and enjoy the…


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…


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