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Mental Health Awareness week: Newbury teacher says 'kindness the new norm for adults and children' during coronavirus outbreak

19 May 2020
Mental Health Awareness week: Newbury teacher says 'kindness the new norm for adults and children' during coronavirus outbreak

Mental Health Awareness week: Newbury teacher says 'kindness the new norm for adults and children' during coronavirus outbreak

19 May 2020

Amanda Bailey suggests how to instil in children kindness to themselves THE theme of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week - May 18-24 - is kindness. Whether…


Timetable for spotting the International Space Station as it passes over the UK and 9-year-old Lottie from Newbury takes her first cosmic photograph

18 May 2020
Timetable for spotting the International Space Station as it passes over the UK and 9-year-old Lottie from Newbury takes her first cosmic photograph

Timetable for spotting the International Space Station as it passes over the UK and 9-year-old Lottie from Newbury takes her first cosmic photograph

18 May 2020

ISS very bright in the night sky all week THE International Space Station is visible over the UK at the moment and is incredibly bright as it passes over…


Ross Kemp and Britain's Volunteer Army featuring The Newbury pub on BBC One

18 May 2020
Ross Kemp and Britain's Volunteer Army featuring The Newbury pub on BBC One

Ross Kemp and Britain's Volunteer Army featuring The Newbury pub on BBC One

18 May 2020

Series starts today Britain's Volunteer Army presented by Ross Kemp celebrates the heroic efforts of some of the country’s 750,000 volunteers during…


The Queen’s cygnet census – the royal tradition of swan upping – cancelled due to coronavirus

17 May 2020
The Queen’s cygnet census – the royal tradition of swan upping – cancelled due to coronavirus

The Queen’s cygnet census – the royal tradition of swan upping – cancelled due to coronavirus

17 May 2020

Only the second time in 900 years event unable to go ahead The royal tradition of swan upping has been cancelled this year as a result of the Covid-19…


Raising Newbury to the top of Flag Institute Twitter poll

17 May 2020
Raising Newbury to the top of Flag Institute Twitter poll

Raising Newbury to the top of Flag Institute Twitter poll

17 May 2020

Vote in the #FACupOfFlags THE Flag Institute has been running a Twitter poll – #FACupOfFlags – a competition to identify the UK…


Newly-discovered Comet Swan with 11-million-mile tail shooting towards the Sun and wave at the International Space Station as it passes over the UK

16 May 2020
Newly-discovered Comet Swan with 11-million-mile tail shooting towards the Sun and wave at the International Space Station as it passes over the UK

Newly-discovered Comet Swan with 11-million-mile tail shooting towards the Sun and wave at the International Space Station as it passes over the UK

16 May 2020

Enjoy the nightsky COMET Swan and its 11 million-mile-long tail could be visible in the night sky from tonight and you may be able to see it with the…


Spaceship incoming: International Space Station visible over UK

15 May 2020
Spaceship incoming: International Space Station visible over UK

Spaceship incoming: International Space Station visible over UK

15 May 2020

Watch live video as ISS approaches UK THE International Space Station will pass over the UK with very bright passes at 10.53pm and again at half past…


SpaceX Starlink satellites: May launch of next batch of 60 abandoned - June date to be confirmed

14 May 2020
SpaceX Starlink satellites: May launch of next batch of 60 abandoned - June date to be confirmed

SpaceX Starlink satellites: May launch of next batch of 60 abandoned - June date to be confirmed

14 May 2020

Elon Musk-funded satellites heading for space STARLINK 7 - another 60 satellites - are scheduled to be launched some time in June, after originally being…


International Space Station visible in orbit over the UK until the beginning of June

14 May 2020
International Space Station visible in orbit over the UK until the beginning of June

International Space Station visible in orbit over the UK until the beginning of June

14 May 2020

Chance to wave at the manned spacecraft THE International Space Station will be visible as it passes over the UK over the next 16 days, between May 15…


Brightwalton beekeeper and environmentalist Keith Richards says honeybees on the increase

14 May 2020
Brightwalton beekeeper and environmentalist Keith Richards says honeybees on the increase

Brightwalton beekeeper and environmentalist Keith Richards says honeybees on the increase

14 May 2020

It is a 'happy time if you are a honeybee' A BRIGHTWALTON beekeeper says that it is a 'happy time if you are a honeybee'. Dr Keith Richards says May and…


Waterbears, hoverflies and ghostslugs - oh my! Woodland Trust's top 10 hidden treasures

14 May 2020
Waterbears, hoverflies and ghostslugs - oh my! Woodland Trust's top 10 hidden treasures

Waterbears, hoverflies and ghostslugs - oh my! Woodland Trust's top 10 hidden treasures

14 May 2020

Weird and wonderful creatures to look out for during nature walks WITH the country in the grips of a crisis, the Woodland Trust has compiled a top ten…


Mindfulness in lockdown – chill to this Moon video accompanied by a chorus of birds

13 May 2020
Mindfulness in lockdown – chill to this Moon video accompanied by a chorus of birds

Mindfulness in lockdown – chill to this Moon video accompanied by a chorus of birds

13 May 2020

Filmed at dusk by a keen astronomer THE night sky is always a source of wonder and during lockdown more and more people have been out stargazing and spotting…


Lockdown is the perfect opportunity to get children into gardening

13 May 2020
Lockdown is the perfect opportunity to get children into gardening

Lockdown is the perfect opportunity to get children into gardening

13 May 2020

Sunflowers and home-grown vegetables are always popular CHILDREN love being outside and getting their hands – and everything else – dirty…


Lockdown dessert favourites - sticky toffee pudding, profiteroles and tiramisu top survey

13 May 2020
Lockdown dessert favourites - sticky toffee pudding, profiteroles and tiramisu top survey

Lockdown dessert favourites - sticky toffee pudding, profiteroles and tiramisu top survey

13 May 2020

Mince pies and angel cake are among most disliked BRITS love desserts and cakes. From sticky toffee pudding to mince pies, the nation has perfected the…


Blenheim Palace to reopen park and gardens as soon as possible as lockdown goes into next phase

12 May 2020
Blenheim Palace to reopen park and gardens as soon as possible as lockdown goes into next phase

Blenheim Palace to reopen park and gardens as soon as possible as lockdown goes into next phase

12 May 2020

World Heritage Site has 'comprehensive plans in place to start to reopen properly' BLENHEIM Palace has confirmed it will reopen its park and gardens to…


Remembering Florence Nightingale on International Nurses Day

12 May 2020
Remembering Florence Nightingale on International Nurses Day

Remembering Florence Nightingale on International Nurses Day

12 May 2020

The Lady with the Lamp grew up near Romsey MAY 12 is International Nurses Day – a fitting time to honour all the nurses worldwide, who are at the…


Prime Minister Boris Johnson says restrictions to be relaxed 'very very cautiously'

11 May 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says restrictions to be relaxed 'very very cautiously'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says restrictions to be relaxed 'very very cautiously'

11 May 2020

Chances of creating a vaccine 'by no means guaranteed' PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has further explained the next stage in dealing with the Covid-19…


Latest coronavirus figures for West Berkshire (May 11)

11 May 2020
Latest coronavirus figures for West Berkshire (May 11)

Latest coronavirus figures for West Berkshire (May 11)

11 May 2020

THE latest number of recorded coronavirus cases for West Berkshire is 344 - an increase of one in the last 24 hours, according to official Government…


Thatcham view of May's Super Flower Moon

11 May 2020
Thatcham view of May's Super Flower Moon

Thatcham view of May's Super Flower Moon

11 May 2020

Caught on camera THE last full Super Moon of the year has been caught on camera by Neil Brailsford in Thatcham. May's Super Moon was at its peak on last…


Hedgehog with litter of hoglets spotted in Woolhampton garden

11 May 2020
Hedgehog with litter of hoglets spotted in Woolhampton garden

Hedgehog with litter of hoglets spotted in Woolhampton garden

11 May 2020

Baby hedgehogs caught on camera A WOOLHAMPTON resident had a surprise recently when he spotted this hedgehog in his garden with a litter of six hoglets. The…


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