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Lots to look foward to

23 June 2020
Lots to look foward to

Lots to look foward to

23 June 2020

SAS to reopen its auction house in Plenty Close for camera equipment sale on June 15 When lockdown started at the end of March, like most businesses Special…


Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

21 June 2020
Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

21 June 2020

Scarlett O'Hara is one feisty heroine The reaction I got when I told people what I was reading recently was one of thinly disguised ‘What…


Dogs Trust advice on keeping your pet safe and happy in stormy, unsettled weather

18 June 2020
Dogs Trust advice on keeping your pet safe and happy in stormy, unsettled weather

Dogs Trust advice on keeping your pet safe and happy in stormy, unsettled weather

18 June 2020

Sudden thunder showers can be upsetting DOGS need to be reassured and kept safe and happy during this unsettling weather. With thunderstorms and flood…


When to see the Red Arrows fly over Newbury on their way to London to mark visit by President of France

18 June 2020
When to see the Red Arrows fly over Newbury on their way to London to mark visit by President of France

When to see the Red Arrows fly over Newbury on their way to London to mark visit by President of France

18 June 2020

Window of opportunity to spot the famous air display team THE Red Arrows will be flying over Newbury and Kingsclere later today on their way to London…


Newbury and Lambourn crews attend fire near Combe Gibbett

17 June 2020
Newbury and Lambourn crews attend fire near Combe Gibbett

Newbury and Lambourn crews attend fire near Combe Gibbett

17 June 2020

#BeResponsible WHITE Watch from Newbury Fire Station was called to an unattended fire near Combe Gibbett earlier this week. Tweeting about the incident,…


Injured baby deer found on Thatcham footpath

16 June 2020
Injured baby deer found on Thatcham footpath

Injured baby deer found on Thatcham footpath

16 June 2020

Passers-by take distressed animal to Newbury vet THE kindness of strangers saved a one-week-old baby muntjac's life when she was found injured on a footpath…


National Trust keeps Avebury closed for Summer solstice due to Covid-19 restrictions

15 June 2020
National Trust keeps Avebury closed for Summer solstice due to Covid-19 restrictions

National Trust keeps Avebury closed for Summer solstice due to Covid-19 restrictions

15 June 2020

Trust joins English Heritage in keeping ancient sites closed LIKE Stonehenge, the National Trust-run Avebury stone circle will remain closed to visitors…


West Berkshire Council launches wildflower initiative along A4

13 June 2020
West Berkshire Council launches wildflower initiative along A4

West Berkshire Council launches wildflower initiative along A4

13 June 2020

Project could have 'significant ecological and environmental benefits' West Berkshire Council has started to line sections of the A4 with wildflowers. A…


Spiders, snakes, hedgehogs and deer - wildlife in Cold Ash garden caught on video

12 June 2020
Spiders, snakes, hedgehogs and deer - wildlife in Cold Ash garden caught on video

Spiders, snakes, hedgehogs and deer - wildlife in Cold Ash garden caught on video

12 June 2020

Michael Nash has created his own 'private nature reserve' MICHAEL Nash has created an area at the bottom of his garden in Cold Ash that is like his own…


Summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge cancelled because of Covid-19 pandemic

11 June 2020
Summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge cancelled because of Covid-19 pandemic

Summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge cancelled because of Covid-19 pandemic

11 June 2020

Event will be live streamed for free by English Heritage ENGLISH Heritage has cancelled the summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge over the weekend…


Boris Johnson sends thanks to Upper Bucklebury woman for homemade gift for baby Wilfred

10 June 2020
Boris Johnson sends thanks to Upper Bucklebury woman for homemade gift for baby Wilfred

Boris Johnson sends thanks to Upper Bucklebury woman for homemade gift for baby Wilfred

10 June 2020

Andrée Goodall 'chuffed' to receive note from Number 10 WHEN the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds announced the birth of their…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases on June 9

09 June 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases on June 9

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases on June 9

09 June 2020

West Berkshire cases steady since Saturday THE number of confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire remains at 382, for the fourth day in a row - showing…


Fly-tipping campaign to clear up West Berkshire

08 June 2020
Fly-tipping campaign to clear up West Berkshire

Fly-tipping campaign to clear up West Berkshire

08 June 2020

Public Protection Partnership raises awareness of penalties THE Public Protection Partnership (PPP) has launched a new campaign to combat fly-tipping. Dumping…


When to see Strawberry full Moon at its peak on June 5 over the UK

03 June 2020
When to see Strawberry full Moon at its peak on June 5 over the UK

When to see Strawberry full Moon at its peak on June 5 over the UK

03 June 2020

Lunar treat for stargazers STARGAZERS and nighttime watchers should be in for a lunar treat on Friday, June 5, when this month's Strawberry full Moon…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases on June 1

01 June 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases on June 1

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases on June 1

01 June 2020

District figures steady as national death toll goes over 39,000 THE number of confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire remains at 379, showing no…


Customers to IKEA Calcot face 2 hour queues on first day of reopening after lockdown

01 June 2020
Customers to IKEA Calcot face 2 hour queues on first day of reopening after lockdown

Customers to IKEA Calcot face 2 hour queues on first day of reopening after lockdown

01 June 2020

Flatpacks still in great demand IKEA, Calcot, opened its doors for the first time today since lockdown began. By mid-morning the queues to get into the…


Record number of care homes sign up for Wildlife Trusts' 30 Days Wild challenge

01 June 2020
Record number of care homes sign up for Wildlife Trusts' 30 Days Wild challenge

Record number of care homes sign up for Wildlife Trusts' 30 Days Wild challenge

01 June 2020

Download actitivities pack for all ages A RECORD number of around 430,000 people are, so far, set to participate in The Wildlife Trusts’ 30…


Here's when you could see Crew Dragon over the UK tonight, following rescheduled historic SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launch

30 May 2020
Here's when you could see Crew Dragon over the UK tonight, following rescheduled historic SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launch

Here's when you could see Crew Dragon over the UK tonight, following rescheduled historic SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launch

30 May 2020

Watch space capsule carrying 2 astronauts to the International Space Station THE historic launch of SpaceX Rocket 9 is scheduled for Saturday, May 30,…


Newbury crew tackle garden waste fire in the early hours

29 May 2020
Newbury crew tackle garden waste fire in the early hours

Newbury crew tackle garden waste fire in the early hours

29 May 2020

Plea to be more vigilant in warmer weather NEWBURY Fire Station had another busy night with a callout to an early morning fire in Thatcham. Red Watch…


English Heritage introduces £2 parking charge at Donnington Castle

29 May 2020
English Heritage introduces £2 parking charge at Donnington Castle

English Heritage introduces £2 parking charge at Donnington Castle

29 May 2020

Fee to 'keep the story of England alive for future generations' ENGLISH Heritage has introduced a parking charge of £2 at Donnington Castle, to…


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