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Coronavirus fears can heighten children's anxiety, so a Newbury teacher has suggested some calming techniques

16 March 2020
Coronavirus fears can heighten children's anxiety, so a Newbury teacher has suggested some calming techniques

Coronavirus fears can heighten children's anxiety, so a Newbury teacher has suggested some calming techniques

16 March 2020

Some ideas to help create a quieter, calmer mental space MANY young children may be feeling anxious about the coronavirus and the effect it might have…


West Berkshire residents can help their neighbours during coronavirus restrictions

16 March 2020
 West Berkshire residents can help their neighbours during coronavirus restrictions

West Berkshire residents can help their neighbours during coronavirus restrictions

16 March 2020

Many community groups are looking for donations and volunteers HELP is at hand. Many people are asking how they can help at this time. If you want to…


REGULARLY UPDATED Cancelled events and closed venues across West Berkshire due to coronavirus

12 March 2020
REGULARLY UPDATED Cancelled events and closed venues across West Berkshire due to coronavirus

REGULARLY UPDATED Cancelled events and closed venues across West Berkshire due to coronavirus

12 March 2020

Community markets, concerts and public meetings Cancelled events and venues closed until further notice - regularly updated If your event is cancelled…


Easter adventures at Wakehurst - take the family on a Gruffalo hunt

12 March 2020
Easter adventures at Wakehurst - take the family on a Gruffalo hunt

Easter adventures at Wakehurst - take the family on a Gruffalo hunt

12 March 2020

Stroll through the deep dark wood and meet the elusive knobbly-kneed monster THIS Easter, Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex, will become…


Friday 13th - how superstitious are you?

12 March 2020
Friday 13th - how superstitious are you?

Friday 13th - how superstitious are you?

12 March 2020

Saluting magpies, staring at full moons and walking around ladders PARASKEVIDEKATRIAPHOBIA is an irrational fear of Friday the 13th. The superstition surrounding…


Easter fun and British Science Week activities on board Portsmouth's Mary Rose

10 March 2020
Easter fun and British Science Week activities on board Portsmouth's Mary Rose

Easter fun and British Science Week activities on board Portsmouth's Mary Rose

10 March 2020

Family events include the Tudor England exhibition and chance to 'meet' Henry VIII PORTSMOUTH'S Mary Rose has lined up an exciting season of events this…


A34 northbound, north of Newbury, accident UPDATE - ALL CLEAR

09 March 2020
A34 northbound, north of Newbury, accident UPDATE - ALL CLEAR

A34 northbound, north of Newbury, accident UPDATE - ALL CLEAR

09 March 2020

SEVERE delays of 15 minutes and delays increasing on A34 Northbound between A34 (Beedon Turn Off) and A4185. Average speed ten mph. One lane closed and…


Berkshire residents says Government needs to rethink social care in budget promises

09 March 2020
Berkshire residents says Government needs to rethink social care in budget promises

Berkshire residents says Government needs to rethink social care in budget promises

09 March 2020

Shortage of houses for downsizing and care provision is a national issue MORE than three quarters (79 per cent) of Berkshire residents believe the Government…


March full Supermoon is a Worm Moon and will light up the Berkshire skies from early evening

09 March 2020
March full Supermoon is a Worm Moon and will light up the Berkshire skies from early evening

March full Supermoon is a Worm Moon and will light up the Berkshire skies from early evening

09 March 2020

Clear skies permitting this month's Supermoon will be at its peak at 6pm THE first full Supermoon of 2020 peaks this evening and should be visible from…


Flybe customers offered free travel by First Rail companies including First Great Western Railway and South Western Railway

05 March 2020
Flybe customers offered free travel by First Rail companies including First Great Western Railway and South Western Railway

Flybe customers offered free travel by First Rail companies including First Great Western Railway and South Western Railway

05 March 2020

Train companies are providing free travel to stranded travellers and employees FIRST Rail, the company which owns First Great Western Railway and South…


Healthy lifestyle tips - to keep your mind and body in shape inside and out

05 March 2020
Healthy lifestyle tips - to keep your mind and body in shape inside and out

Healthy lifestyle tips - to keep your mind and body in shape inside and out

05 March 2020

Water, sleep, exercise all may seem obvious, but it's always worth being reminded of the benefits MAINTAINING a healthy lifestyle is extremely important…


MasterChef semi-finalist Ollie Hunter, owner of The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat, launches sustainable cookbook

05 March 2020
MasterChef semi-finalist Ollie Hunter, owner of The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat, launches sustainable cookbook

MasterChef semi-finalist Ollie Hunter, owner of The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat, launches sustainable cookbook

05 March 2020

30 Easy Ways to Join the Food Revolution : A sustainable cookbook is the first book of its kind to present sustainable eating with a vision of the future…


World Book Day inspired train journeys for bookworms

04 March 2020
World Book Day inspired train journeys for bookworms

World Book Day inspired train journeys for bookworms

04 March 2020

IT'S virtually impossible to overstate the impact that rail travel has had on literature. Books have long inspired us to hop on a train and explore the…


More than half young adults in south east likely to use laundrette of mum and dad

04 March 2020
More than half young adults in south east likely to use laundrette of mum and dad

More than half young adults in south east likely to use laundrette of mum and dad

04 March 2020

Men more likely than women to take their washing home DOING your own laundry has been voted the third worst thing about leaving home, trumped only by…


Epic library restoration completed at Blenheim Palace ahead of World Book Day

03 March 2020
Epic library restoration completed at Blenheim Palace ahead of World Book Day

Epic library restoration completed at Blenheim Palace ahead of World Book Day

03 March 2020

A 16-YEAR restoration of thousands of rare volumes has been completed at Blenheim Palace ahead of World Book Day on March 5. The Long Library, which is…


Online bullying affects nearly one in four YouGov poll reveals

03 March 2020
Online bullying affects nearly one in four YouGov poll reveals

Online bullying affects nearly one in four YouGov poll reveals

03 March 2020

How to deal with cyber bullies Almost one in four people in the UK have experienced online bullying, with a YouGov poll, carried out at the end of last…


National Pie Week is a great excuse to roll out the pastry

03 March 2020
National Pie Week is a great excuse to roll out the pastry

National Pie Week is a great excuse to roll out the pastry

03 March 2020

Sweet or savoury - what's not to love about a good pie? PIE is a dish that can bring so much variety to peoples lives. It is National Pie Week from March…


Family days out at National Trust properties in Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire to view the spring blossom

02 March 2020
Family days out at National Trust properties in Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire to view the spring blossom

Family days out at National Trust properties in Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire to view the spring blossom

02 March 2020

Enjoy the parklands at some of our local stately homes and properties GO on a flower-viewing adventure as you take a stroll through some gardens and parks…


Sleeping apart on the rise in the UK – shock findings from National Bed Federation

28 February 2020
Sleeping apart on the rise in the UK – shock findings from National Bed Federation

Sleeping apart on the rise in the UK – shock findings from National Bed Federation

28 February 2020

Night time rest valued as couples choose to kip apart NEARLY one in six (15 per cent) British couples who live together now sleep apart – with almost…


West Berkshire roads will be safer during wintry weather with these tips from AutoTrader

27 February 2020
West Berkshire roads will be safer during wintry weather with these tips from AutoTrader

West Berkshire roads will be safer during wintry weather with these tips from AutoTrader

27 February 2020

A timely reminder of how to prepare your vehicle for cold snaps AUTOTRADER'S recent survey of the UK public showed that more than a quarter of drivers…


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