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Geraldine Gardner joined the Newbury Weekly News in 2011. She is a sub on the paper and editor of Out & About magazine

Thames Valley Police live Q&A

17 May 2022
Thames Valley Police live Q&A

Thames Valley Police live Q&A

17 May 2022

Chief Constable John Campbell is inviting members of the public to ask him questions in a one-hour live session.


Family entertainment at the Highclere Show

16 May 2022
Family entertainment at the Highclere Show

Family entertainment at the Highclere Show

16 May 2022

There is plenty of half term fun at the end of May at Highclere Castle.


VIDEO: What's the buzz in Highclere?

13 May 2022
VIDEO: What's the buzz in Highclere?

VIDEO: What's the buzz in Highclere?

13 May 2022

The new owner of a derelict cottage in North Hampshire village got more than he bargained for when he discovered a swarm of bees buzzing in the eaves.


What's on this weekend

13 May 2022
What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

13 May 2022

Here is a quick round up of some of the events going on across the district this weekend.


Funfair coming to Newbury

13 May 2022
Funfair coming to Newbury

Funfair coming to Newbury

13 May 2022

James Danter Funfairs will be providing some half term entertainment when they come to Newbury.


Video: Meteor caught on dashcam

12 May 2022
Video: Meteor caught on dashcam

Video: Meteor caught on dashcam

12 May 2022

A couple from Enborne were startled by a bright light as they drove home in the early hours today.


National Highways announces extra smart motorway safety measures

12 May 2022
National Highways announces extra smart motorway safety measures

National Highways announces extra smart motorway safety measures

12 May 2022

Smart Motorway Progress Report confirms the installation of new safety equipment on smart motorways will be completed by end of September.


Historic discovery in Vale of Pewsey up for sale

12 May 2022
Historic discovery in Vale of Pewsey up for sale

Historic discovery in Vale of Pewsey up for sale

12 May 2022

A hoard of late Roman silver coins discovered on a camping weekend in Wiltshire will go under the hammer at Noonans in London next week.


Circus Wonderland comes to Newbury

11 May 2022
Circus Wonderland comes to Newbury

Circus Wonderland comes to Newbury

11 May 2022

Trapeze artists and a Cuban carnival atmosphere come to Northcroft Park for the next five days.


National Garden Scheme: Local gardens open to visitors

10 May 2022
National Garden Scheme: Local gardens open to visitors

National Garden Scheme: Local gardens open to visitors

10 May 2022

From Island Cottage in Newbury, to Streatley, Pangbourne, Tadley and Kintbury, there are a variety of open gardens raising money for charity.


Local support during Mental Health Awareness Week

09 May 2022
Local support during Mental Health Awareness Week

Local support during Mental Health Awareness Week

09 May 2022

Join Newbury charity Recovery in Mind for a Wellbeing Walk at the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham.


M4 closure this weekend for smart motorway works

06 May 2022
M4 closure this weekend for smart motorway works

M4 closure this weekend for smart motorway works

06 May 2022

The M4 will be shut in both directions this weekend between J6 and J8/9 while engineers carry out smart motorway works.


What's on this weekend in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

06 May 2022
What's on this weekend in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

What's on this weekend in West Berkshire and North Hampshire

06 May 2022

Looking for some family-friendly entertainment? Here's a round up of things to do this weekend.


Road traffic collision on A34 near Newbury

06 May 2022
Road traffic collision on A34 near Newbury

Road traffic collision on A34 near Newbury

06 May 2022

Traffic is queueing between the M4 at Chieveley and the junction with the A4130.


British White Cattle calf has been born at Blenheim

06 May 2022
British White Cattle calf has been born at Blenheim

British White Cattle calf has been born at Blenheim

06 May 2022

The calf is among seven to be born at the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site in recent days, with another six on their way.


Exit slip closed at J15 of the M4 westbound

05 May 2022
Exit slip closed at J15 of the M4 westbound

Exit slip closed at J15 of the M4 westbound

05 May 2022

Both exit lanes off the M4 were closed while Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service dealt with a vehicle fire on the slip road.


Berkshire Balloon Fiesta is coming to Newbury

04 May 2022
Berkshire Balloon Fiesta is coming to Newbury

Berkshire Balloon Fiesta is coming to Newbury

04 May 2022

Newbury Showground will be filled with colourful balloons, alongside family entertainment, this July.


Film review: Downton Abbey: A New Era

03 May 2022
Film review: Downton Abbey: A New Era

Film review: Downton Abbey: A New Era

03 May 2022

Highclere Castle takes centre stage as the second feature-length version of an episode in the life of the Granthams comes to the big screen.


Don't cut the grass during No Mow May

03 May 2022
Don't cut the grass during No Mow May

Don't cut the grass during No Mow May

03 May 2022

More people are letting their lawns grow wild according to leading nature charity Plantlife.


Delays on M4 west of Newbury

30 April 2022
Delays on M4 west of Newbury

Delays on M4 west of Newbury

30 April 2022

Both lanes have now reopened after being closed.


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