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The Friendly Ones by Philip Hensher

29 August 2019
The Friendly Ones by Philip Hensher

The Friendly Ones by Philip Hensher

29 August 2019

An epic read dealing with a range of issues from family loyalties and betrayal to racism and cultural misunderstandings THE Friendly Ones by Philip Hensher…


Pop inn - The Newbury, Bartholomew Street

22 August 2019
Pop inn - The Newbury, Bartholomew Street

Pop inn - The Newbury, Bartholomew Street

22 August 2019

Out & About visits a popular town centre independent pub with good food, an inviting roof terrace and its own gin distillery ASK owner of The Newbury…


Festival gadgetry

24 July 2019
Festival gadgetry

Festival gadgetry

24 July 2019

Out & About has had a look at some of the paraphernalia you can take to a festival - some sensible and some just fun - either way, if you're off to one…


Family-friendly festivals

24 July 2019
Family-friendly festivals

Family-friendly festivals

24 July 2019

Music, magic and sleeping under the stars, whether you’re into glamping or basic camping, there are festivals galore to keep the whole family entertained.…


Cafe Culture - Mrs B's Kitchen Cafe, Faraday Road, Newbury, Monday to Friday 8am until 5pm, Sat 9.30am-3.30pm, Sun 10am-3.30pm

23 July 2019
Cafe Culture - Mrs B's Kitchen Cafe, Faraday Road, Newbury, Monday to Friday 8am until 5pm, Sat 9.30am-3.30pm, Sun 10am-3.30pm

Cafe Culture - Mrs B's Kitchen Cafe, Faraday Road, Newbury, Monday to Friday 8am until 5pm, Sat 9.30am-3.30pm, Sun 10am-3.30pm

23 July 2019

IF you’re looking for a coffee stop away from the town centre, then just a short walk across Victoria Park and into Faraday Road will lead you to…


Discover a thread of history at Whitchurch Silk Mill

22 July 2019
Discover a thread of history at Whitchurch Silk Mill

Discover a thread of history at Whitchurch Silk Mill

22 July 2019

The mill is a stunning Georgian building, by the banks of the River Test, which has been restored to its former glory and still creates silk on its three…


Cafe Culture - Hog & Hedge, Northbrook Street, Newbury, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am until 3pm. Sat 9am-3pm

17 July 2019
Cafe Culture - Hog & Hedge, Northbrook Street, Newbury, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am until 3pm. Sat 9am-3pm

Cafe Culture - Hog & Hedge, Northbrook Street, Newbury, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am until 3pm. Sat 9am-3pm

17 July 2019

THE Hog & Hedge is a café that offers a different experience in Northbrook Street, in the centre of Newbury. The artisan café is brimming…


Bentley Brooklands up for sale

18 June 2019
 Bentley Brooklands up for sale

Bentley Brooklands up for sale

18 June 2019

The chance to own something stately yet contemporary as classic car due to go under the hammer ONE of the lots at the next Dorset Vintage and Classic…


Keeping it green part three -Hungerford Evironmental Action Team (HEAT)

10 May 2019
Keeping it green part three -Hungerford Evironmental Action Team (HEAT)

Keeping it green part three -Hungerford Evironmental Action Team (HEAT)

10 May 2019

A group of residents in Hungerford have been advocating sustainable initiatives for more than 10 years and now run a regular pop-up shop - the next one…


Keeping it green part two - Hampstead Norreys Community Shop

09 May 2019
Keeping it green part two - Hampstead Norreys Community Shop

Keeping it green part two - Hampstead Norreys Community Shop

09 May 2019

This village community initiative is using its recycling know-how to benefit local schools with an eco-brick project. JUST over a year ago, Hampstead…


Keeping it green part one - Thatcham & Newbury plastic free, recycling & zero waste UK

08 May 2019
Keeping it green part one - Thatcham & Newbury plastic free, recycling & zero waste UK

Keeping it green part one - Thatcham & Newbury plastic free, recycling & zero waste UK

08 May 2019

We are all aware of the detrimental effect non-recyclable goods are having on our planet. Front of the firing line is plastic and with billions of tons…


A Pinch of Spice - Balwinder Kapila has published a spice-filled cook book from recipes tried and tested in her Pangbourne kitchen

30 April 2019
A Pinch of Spice - Balwinder Kapila has published a spice-filled cook book from recipes tried and tested in her Pangbourne kitchen

A Pinch of Spice - Balwinder Kapila has published a spice-filled cook book from recipes tried and tested in her Pangbourne kitchen

30 April 2019

GERALDINE GARDNER visited Balwinder to find out more – and try a bit of delicious homemade spicy dahl Balwinder Kapila loves to cook, particularly the…


Cafe Culture - Mug & Brew, Thatcham, Monday-Friday 8am–4.30pm. Sat 9am–3pm

24 April 2019
Cafe Culture - Mug & Brew, Thatcham, Monday-Friday 8am–4.30pm. Sat 9am–3pm

Cafe Culture - Mug & Brew, Thatcham, Monday-Friday 8am–4.30pm. Sat 9am–3pm

24 April 2019

A group of ladies sit in the corner catching up after the weekend, a businessman sits at his laptop deep in conversation about a meeting and another customer…


Make some Easter chicks using foam clay

18 April 2019
Make some Easter chicks using foam clay

Make some Easter chicks using foam clay

18 April 2019

Looking for something to do with the children during the Easter holidays? FIONA CROOKS SMITH from Rainbows of Newbury, Inch's Yard, shows you how to make…


Cafe Culture - The Blackbird Cafe, Bucklebury. Open Tuesday to Friday 8.30am until 3pm. Sat 9am-3pm

08 April 2019
Cafe Culture - The Blackbird Cafe, Bucklebury. Open Tuesday to Friday 8.30am until 3pm. Sat 9am-3pm

Cafe Culture - The Blackbird Cafe, Bucklebury. Open Tuesday to Friday 8.30am until 3pm. Sat 9am-3pm

08 April 2019

When you're greeted with a basket of hot water bottles on the counter with a sign saying 'if you're feeling chilly please help yourself....


What planet are you on?

23 January 2019
What planet are you on?

What planet are you on?

23 January 2019

Have you spotted Venus and Jupiter in the early morning skies? Send us your pictures... VENUS and Jupiter are visible close together, sparkling away low…


Wolf moon set to light up the night sky

17 January 2019
Wolf moon set to light up the night sky

Wolf moon set to light up the night sky

17 January 2019

First supermoon and total lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday, January 21 THE first full moon of the year is often known as the Wolf…


Cafe Culture - Pineapple Cafe, Lower Way, Thatcham

07 January 2019
Cafe Culture - Pineapple Cafe, Lower Way, Thatcham

Cafe Culture - Pineapple Cafe, Lower Way, Thatcham

07 January 2019

Debbie Studart took over the running of the Pineapple cafe in April 2017 and her only regret is that she didn't do it sooner.


Cafe Culture - Weavers Coffee Shop, Newbury

22 December 2018
Cafe Culture - Weavers Coffee Shop, Newbury

Cafe Culture - Weavers Coffee Shop, Newbury

22 December 2018

JAMES Priddy took over Weavers Coffee Shop, with the view of maybe running it for four years or so. That was just over 30 years ago and he hasn't...


Venus - our Christmas star

20 December 2018
Venus - our Christmas star

Venus - our Christmas star

20 December 2018

All the lowdown from Newbury Astronomical Society on how to spot Venus THE planet Venus has now moved into the morning sky and will be visible low down…


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