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Wilko Newbury pet-friendly

11 February 2022
Wilko Newbury pet-friendly

Wilko Newbury pet-friendly

11 February 2022

High street chain store Wilko is welcoming pets in store for the first time this week at 248 of its locations nationwide, including Newbury.


Throwback Thursday: the Newbury gasometer

10 February 2022
Throwback Thursday: the Newbury gasometer

Throwback Thursday: the Newbury gasometer

10 February 2022

Considered an eyesore by many, the gasometer in Newbury was scheduled to be painted brown in 1993 to 'make it more attractive'.

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Platinum Jubilee: The accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952

06 February 2022
Platinum Jubilee: The accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952

Platinum Jubilee: The accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952

06 February 2022

A look back into the Newbury Weekly News archives reveals how the paper covered the announcement of the King George VI's death and funeral in 1952.


M4 shut this weekend

04 February 2022
M4 shut this weekend

M4 shut this weekend

04 February 2022

The M4 will be shut in both directions this weekend while planned works are carried out on the smart motorway.


Nostalgic look at ads in the Newbury Weekly News in 1952

02 February 2022
Nostalgic look at ads in the Newbury Weekly News in 1952

Nostalgic look at ads in the Newbury Weekly News in 1952

02 February 2022

Old newspapers don't just provide reports of the news stories of the day, but also an impression of the era through the ads and notices.


Mystery of picture with Janice Long solved

30 January 2022
Mystery of picture with Janice Long solved

Mystery of picture with Janice Long solved

30 January 2022

Newbury Today followers identify St Mark's Cold Ash school fete as mystery picture from 1989.


Dog poo problem in Newbury

27 January 2022
Dog poo problem in Newbury

Dog poo problem in Newbury

27 January 2022

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP) is taking action to shame dog owners into clearing up their pets' mess in Newbury.


Delays on A34 at Newbury

27 January 2022
Delays on A34 at Newbury

Delays on A34 at Newbury

27 January 2022

There are currently delays on the southbound carriageway between the A339 and the A4.


Champion Jockey Joe Mercer memorabilia to be auctioned in Newbury

27 January 2022
Champion Jockey Joe Mercer memorabilia to be auctioned in Newbury

Champion Jockey Joe Mercer memorabilia to be auctioned in Newbury

27 January 2022

Special Auction Services in Newbury is to sell memorabilia belonging to champion jockey Joe Mercer at the beginning of February.


West Berkshire residents urged to recycle plastic tubs for charity

25 January 2022
West Berkshire residents urged to recycle plastic tubs for charity

West Berkshire residents urged to recycle plastic tubs for charity

25 January 2022

Throughout January, Greene King pubs have been taking in plastic tubs to recycle into cash for Macmillan Cancer Support.


Fly-tipping in West Berkshire on the increase

25 January 2022
Fly-tipping in West Berkshire on the increase

Fly-tipping in West Berkshire on the increase

25 January 2022

South East landowners warned of a rise in winter fly-tipping following an annual increase of more than 30,000 incidents across the region.


Wilko extends mask recycling scheme

24 January 2022
Wilko extends mask recycling scheme

Wilko extends mask recycling scheme

24 January 2022

An instore scheme to help Wilko customers recycle their masks has proved so successful that the retailer is extending it to the beginning of April.


National Village Halls Week to be launched in West Berkshire

23 January 2022
National Village Halls Week to be launched in West Berkshire

National Village Halls Week to be launched in West Berkshire

23 January 2022

The 5th annual national #VillageHallsWeek takes place in the last week of January and is being launched at Bucklebury Village Hall.


Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to restart garden waste collection service

21 January 2022
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to restart garden waste collection service

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to restart garden waste collection service

21 January 2022

Garden waste collections in Basingstoke and Deane will resume from next week as staffing levels have stabilised.


Remember when Meat Loaf came to Newbury?

21 January 2022
Remember when Meat Loaf came to Newbury?

Remember when Meat Loaf came to Newbury?

21 January 2022

Rock legend Meat Loaf, who has died aged 74, rocked Newbury Racecourse when he came to party in the paddock.


Bishopswood Golf Club up for sale

20 January 2022
Bishopswood Golf Club up for sale

Bishopswood Golf Club up for sale

20 January 2022

Bishopswood Golf Course, near Tadley, has recently been offered for sale and has already generated a lot of interest.


National Trust winter walks

20 January 2022
National Trust winter walks

National Trust winter walks

20 January 2022

There are many reasons to get outside during the winter daylight hours and National Trust-owned areas of countryside provide a variety of walks.


Spineless hedgehog nursed back to health by Newbury vets

19 January 2022
Spineless hedgehog nursed back to health by Newbury vets

Spineless hedgehog nursed back to health by Newbury vets

19 January 2022

A juvenile hedgehog that had lost all its spines due to ringworm has been nurtured back to full spikiness by a Falkland Veterinary Clinic nurse.


NHS needs blood and organ donors

18 January 2022
NHS needs blood and organ donors

NHS needs blood and organ donors

18 January 2022

Blood and organ donation tops survey of 2,189 adults in England of ways that they felt they could make a real difference to other people’s lives.


Full Moon shines bright over West Berkshire

18 January 2022
Full Moon shines bright over West Berkshire

Full Moon shines bright over West Berkshire

18 January 2022

The first full moon of the year also known as the Wolf Moon was at its brightest last night (Monday).


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