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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

What's on this weekend

12 August 2022
What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

12 August 2022

It may be hot, hot, hot, but there are still plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.


TRAFFIC NEWS: Queuing traffic on A34 northbound

12 August 2022
TRAFFIC NEWS: Queuing traffic on A34 northbound

TRAFFIC NEWS: Queuing traffic on A34 northbound

12 August 2022

Motorists are stuck on the A34 northbound between the A303 and the junction with the A4, due to a collision.


Thunderstorms on the way after the weekend

12 August 2022
Thunderstorms on the way after the weekend

Thunderstorms on the way after the weekend

12 August 2022

The Met Office has warned that while some places stay dry, thunderstorms are likely to develop during Monday, bringing heavy rain.


Newbury nostalgia: Pictures of the lido at Northcroft

11 August 2022
Newbury nostalgia: Pictures of the lido at Northcroft

Newbury nostalgia: Pictures of the lido at Northcroft

11 August 2022

As the country swelters in temperatures 30°C we have delved into the archives and found some cooling pictures from Newbury's outdoor pool.

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VIDEO: A34 long delays northbound from Chieveley to East Ilsley: the incident has now cleared

11 August 2022
VIDEO: A34 long delays northbound from Chieveley to East Ilsley: the incident has now cleared

VIDEO: A34 long delays northbound from Chieveley to East Ilsley: the incident has now cleared

11 August 2022

A caravan has rolled over on the A34 carriageway near East Ilsley causing long delays.


Flammable gas cylinders had to be made safe in A34 incident

10 August 2022
Flammable gas cylinders had to be made safe in A34 incident

Flammable gas cylinders had to be made safe in A34 incident

10 August 2022

Motorists were stuck on the A34 between Newbury and Chilton for several hours due to a van fire.


UPDATE THE INCIDENT HAS NOW CLEARED A34 shut southbound due to vehicle fire

10 August 2022
UPDATE THE INCIDENT HAS NOW CLEARED A34 shut southbound due to vehicle fire

UPDATE THE INCIDENT HAS NOW CLEARED A34 shut southbound due to vehicle fire

10 August 2022

The A34 has reopened northbound between Newbury and the Chilton interchange following a vehicle fire.


Young Berkshire farmer sees first-hand how it's done in Kenya

08 August 2022
Young Berkshire farmer sees first-hand how it's done in Kenya

Young Berkshire farmer sees first-hand how it's done in Kenya

08 August 2022

Eleanor Gilbert discovers how Kenyan farmers use their ingenuity to provide crops and feed cattle.


What's on this August weekend

05 August 2022
What's on this August weekend

What's on this August weekend

05 August 2022

Take advantage of the sunshine and enjoy these events in and around Newbury.


Have Your Say event with Thames Valley Police

05 August 2022
Have Your Say event with Thames Valley Police

Have Your Say event with Thames Valley Police

05 August 2022

The police will be in Northbrook Street, Newbury on Saturday, August 6.


Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre closed over the weekend

05 August 2022
Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre closed over the weekend

Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre closed over the weekend

05 August 2022

The popular nature visitor centre will be closed on both Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7.


New auction programme filming in Newbury

05 August 2022
New auction programme filming in Newbury

New auction programme filming in Newbury

05 August 2022

New TV series, The Great Auction Showdown with antiques expert Paul Martin, is filming in Newbury and is looking for locals to take part.


Before and after pictures: Summer dry season in West Berkshire

05 August 2022
Before and after pictures: Summer dry season in West Berkshire

Before and after pictures: Summer dry season in West Berkshire

05 August 2022

July 2022 has been the driest month on record since 1935 according to the Met Office.


Newbury conservationist is helping to save wildlife in Cameroon

04 August 2022
Newbury conservationist is helping to save wildlife in Cameroon

Newbury conservationist is helping to save wildlife in Cameroon

04 August 2022

Former St Bart's pupil Laura Praill is appealing to her home town to help with supplies at an animal conservation centre.


A34 closed near Newbury due to an overturned vehicle

03 August 2022
A34 closed near Newbury due to an overturned vehicle

A34 closed near Newbury due to an overturned vehicle

03 August 2022

Update: This has now cleared.


Winston Churchill memorabilia up for sale

02 August 2022
Winston Churchill memorabilia up for sale

Winston Churchill memorabilia up for sale

02 August 2022

The first part of a private collection of Churchilliana will go on sale at Special Auction Services Newbury.


Charity auction fundraiser at SAS

01 August 2022
Charity auction fundraiser at SAS

Charity auction fundraiser at SAS

01 August 2022

Special Auction Services will be holding a charity auction at its Newbury headquarters on Tuesday, August 2.


What's on at the weekend

29 July 2022
What's on at the weekend

What's on at the weekend

29 July 2022

Here's a round up of things to do in West Berkshire and North Hampshire this weekend.


Travel news: Delays on A34 Newbury

29 July 2022
Travel news: Delays on A34 Newbury

Travel news: Delays on A34 Newbury

29 July 2022

Highways England is reporting traffic queuing between the A343 and A4 turn off.


Newbury nostalgia: Pictures of the carnival in the 1990s

28 July 2022
Newbury nostalgia: Pictures of the carnival in the 1990s

Newbury nostalgia: Pictures of the carnival in the 1990s

28 July 2022

The Newbury summer carnival was always an excuse to dress up, wave at the crowds and raise money for good causes.


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