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NHS appreciation day - clap for carers and key workers 8pm tonight

23 April 2020
NHS appreciation day - clap for carers and key workers 8pm tonight

NHS appreciation day - clap for carers and key workers 8pm tonight

23 April 2020

Chance to say thank you loud and clear SHANNON Goree has given her toy display a makeover.  Her displays of cuddly toys have kept the residents of…


Memories of Reliance Motor Services which ran between Brightwalton and Newbury

23 April 2020
Memories of Reliance Motor Services which ran between Brightwalton and Newbury

Memories of Reliance Motor Services which ran between Brightwalton and Newbury

23 April 2020

The history of a bus company you could rely on MEMORIES of a family-owned bus company that grew from a horse-drawn carrier to become an institution across…


Nurse Sarah Clements reflects on her time in self-isolation after coronavirus diagnosis

23 April 2020
Nurse Sarah Clements reflects on her time in self-isolation after coronavirus diagnosis

Nurse Sarah Clements reflects on her time in self-isolation after coronavirus diagnosis

23 April 2020

Reality of a frontline worker SARAH Clements, moved to Newbury at the age of 11. She went to Shaw House and St Bartholomew’s School. She has two…


Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

23 April 2020
Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

23 April 2020

Increase in book sales and e-lending from libraries LOCKDOWN is no barrier to reading and World Book Night, the annual celebration of all things books,…


Elon Musk Starlink launch live tonight and Lyrid meteor shower caught on camera

22 April 2020
Elon Musk Starlink launch live tonight and Lyrid meteor shower caught on camera

Elon Musk Starlink launch live tonight and Lyrid meteor shower caught on camera

22 April 2020

Newbury Weekly News photographer Phil Cannings captures the spectacle IF you stayed to up to do some stargazing into the small hours of the morning you…


World Earth Day - spring bird watching in Thatcham

22 April 2020
World Earth Day - spring bird watching in Thatcham

World Earth Day - spring bird watching in Thatcham

22 April 2020

Feathered friends enjoying the good weather THATCHAM is clearly a magnet for birds at the moment. Helen Bazin sent us these photographs and said: "I have…


Newburytoday daily brain workout

22 April 2020
Newburytoday daily brain workout

Newburytoday daily brain workout

22 April 2020

Five quickfire questions !. How many pockets are there on a standard size billiard table? 2. Which English town did the Romans call Eboracum? 3. Which…


Newburytoday daily brain workout

22 April 2020
Newburytoday daily brain workout

Newburytoday daily brain workout

22 April 2020

Five quickfire questions !. How many pockets are there on a standard size billiard table?                 …


Lyrid meteor shower peak tonight and Starlink pass

21 April 2020
Lyrid meteor shower peak tonight and Starlink pass

Lyrid meteor shower peak tonight and Starlink pass

21 April 2020

Wrap up warm and get ready for a night time spectacle STARGAZERS will be gearing up for the peak extravaganza of the Lyrid meteor shower tonight. The…


Snakes alive! - slithering across Greenham Common

21 April 2020
Snakes alive! - slithering across Greenham Common

Snakes alive! - slithering across Greenham Common

21 April 2020

Nature enjoying the lockdown THANKS to Chris Godding who spotted this adder 'basking in the sunshine' during a bicycle ride around Greenham Common at…


Newburytoday daily brain workout

21 April 2020
Newburytoday daily brain workout

Newburytoday daily brain workout

21 April 2020

A bit of lateral thinking Q1: Find a word that can be placed at the end of the first word and at the beginning of the second word to create two new words VIE…


Newburytoday daily brain workout

21 April 2020
Newburytoday daily brain workout

Newburytoday daily brain workout

21 April 2020

A bit of lateral thinking Q1: Find a word that can be placed at the end of the first word and at the beginning of the second word to create two new words VIE…


Monday Mystery

20 April 2020
Monday Mystery

Monday Mystery

20 April 2020

The riddles unriddled The answers to the five riddles are:  1: I have a neck and no head, two arms and no hands - what am I? A jumper   2:…


Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

20 April 2020
Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

20 April 2020

19th-century society brought to book A TELEVISION adaptation of Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey , has just finished a six-week…


Nesting birds make their home in Thatcham

20 April 2020
Nesting birds make their home in Thatcham

Nesting birds make their home in Thatcham

20 April 2020

Anisa Akinlami spots blue tits settling in THESE fab photographs have been sent in by Anisa Akinlami, who spotted a blue tit gathering nesting material…


Wang v Brandon - the University Challenge face off

20 April 2020
Wang v Brandon - the University Challenge face off

Wang v Brandon - the University Challenge face off

20 April 2020

Two superbrains battle it out in series final MONDAY night is quiz night of the highest order. Every week for the last few months Jeremy Paxman has been…


Starlink satellites - not an alien invasion

20 April 2020
Starlink satellites - not an alien invasion

Starlink satellites - not an alien invasion

20 April 2020

People puzzled by stream of lights THERE was a lot of chatter on social media last night when a streak of lights passed across the night sky. Some people…


Monday mystery

20 April 2020
Monday mystery

Monday mystery

20 April 2020

Unravel these riddles Do you know these answers to these riddles?  1: I have a neck and no head, two arms and no hands - what am I? 2: A pregnant…


Lyrid meteor shower to light up the West Berkshire skies

19 April 2020
Lyrid meteor shower to light up the West Berkshire skies

Lyrid meteor shower to light up the West Berkshire skies

19 April 2020

Get ready for the night time spectacle AN annual meteor shower will light up the sky tonight with the possibility of shooting stars every hour, reaching…


Clap for carers and key workers 8pm tonight

16 April 2020
Clap for carers and key workers 8pm tonight

Clap for carers and key workers 8pm tonight

16 April 2020

Chance to say thank you loud and clear SHANNON Goree has done it again.  Her displays of cuddly toys have kept the residents of Shefford Woodlands…


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