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Council bans hunting with dogs

11 January 2021
Council bans hunting with dogs

Council bans hunting with dogs

11 January 2021

'No hunting allowed' WEST Berkshire Council has said that it does not allow hunting with dogs on its land. The statement was in response to a challenge…


Hungerford: Year ends with more antisocial behaviour

10 January 2021
Hungerford: Year ends with more antisocial behaviour

Hungerford: Year ends with more antisocial behaviour

10 January 2021

Fears over town 'lawlessness' CRIMINAL damage, fighting, underage drinking – Hungerford’s neighbourhood police team was busy tackling a surge…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Calcot drink-driver was almost three times limit

09 January 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Calcot drink-driver was almost three times limit

Reading Magistrates' Court: Calcot drink-driver was almost three times limit

09 January 2021

Court orders pre-sentence reports A MOTORIST was caught behind the wheel after drinking nearly three times the legal limit. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’…


MBE for Kintbury fundraiser

09 January 2021
MBE for Kintbury fundraiser

MBE for Kintbury fundraiser

09 January 2021

Father-of-three 'humbled and elated' A KINTBURY man who has helped raise around £1.4m for breast cancer research has been honoured by the Queen. Simon…


Reading Crown Court: Man's skull fractured 'in Newbury town centre brawl'

07 January 2021
Reading Crown Court: Man's skull fractured 'in Newbury town centre brawl'

Reading Crown Court: Man's skull fractured 'in Newbury town centre brawl'

07 January 2021

Two accused of assault causing GBH A REVELLER was left with a fractured skull and broken jaw following a brawl in Newbury town centre. The victim was…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of Thursday, January 7

07 January 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of Thursday, January 7

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of Thursday, January 7

07 January 2021

85 new cases in district in past 24 hours The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 3,912 - an increase of 85 in the…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man denies making violent threats to woman

07 January 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man denies making violent threats to woman

Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man denies making violent threats to woman

07 January 2021

Defendant bailed ahead of trial A MAN has denied making violent threats towards a woman. The case against Callum Peter Hawkins will now go to trial. Twenty-five-year-old…


Newbury Soup Kitchen proves itself a lifeline during coronavirus crisis

05 January 2021
Newbury Soup Kitchen proves itself a lifeline during coronavirus crisis

Newbury Soup Kitchen proves itself a lifeline during coronavirus crisis

05 January 2021

All comers offered hot food, a friendly face and a chat The Newbury Soup Kitchen is a voluntary organisation providing help and support to the local homeless,…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Woman given domestic violence protection from Newbury man

04 January 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Woman given domestic violence protection from Newbury man

Reading Magistrates' Court: Woman given domestic violence protection from Newbury man

04 January 2021

Order states recipient must not 'behave in a way that would cause her to fear violence' A WOMAN has been given an order to protect her from domestic violence…


Local folk donate whopping £420,000 to Greenham Trust coronavirus appeal

03 January 2021
Local folk donate whopping £420,000 to Greenham Trust coronavirus appeal

Local folk donate whopping £420,000 to Greenham Trust coronavirus appeal

03 January 2021

Fundraising project was launched in March GENEROUS West Berkshire folk have stumped up a whopping £420,000 since Greenham Trust launched its Coronavirus…


Newbury law firm Gardner Leader's knitting project for care homes

03 January 2021
Newbury law firm Gardner Leader's knitting project for care homes

Newbury law firm Gardner Leader's knitting project for care homes

03 January 2021

Initiative 'makes a real difference to lonely residents in their local area' A TIGHT-knit team at a Newbury law firm have been busy crafting gifts for…


West Berkshire Council has Christmas all wrapped up

01 January 2021
West Berkshire Council has Christmas all wrapped up

West Berkshire Council has Christmas all wrapped up

01 January 2021

'We were bowled over by the generous donations' WEST Berkshire Council has said thank you to residents for helping to wrap up Christmas for those in need. Council…


Happy new year!

01 January 2021
Happy new year!

Happy new year!

01 January 2021

Here it is......2021 at last HAPPY new year to all our readers, in print and online, from all of us here at the Newbury Weekly News and newburytoday.co.uk Thank…


MP intervenes over Thatcham 'Good Samaritan's' parking charge by Euro Car Parks

01 January 2021
MP intervenes over Thatcham 'Good Samaritan's' parking charge by Euro Car Parks

MP intervenes over Thatcham 'Good Samaritan's' parking charge by Euro Car Parks

01 January 2021

Cancelling fine 'would be morally right' thing to do NEWBURY MP Laura Farris has intervened in the case of a ‘Good Samaritan’ fined for parking…


West Berkshire Council challenged to ban Vine & Craven and other hunts

30 December 2020
West Berkshire Council challenged to ban Vine & Craven and other hunts

West Berkshire Council challenged to ban Vine & Craven and other hunts

30 December 2020

No response from officials ANTI-foxhunting campaigners have challenged West Berkshire Council to ban trail hunting on its land. In the past few weeks,…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Shaw man guilty of attacking woman

29 December 2020
Reading Magistrates' Court: Shaw man guilty of attacking woman

Reading Magistrates' Court: Shaw man guilty of attacking woman

29 December 2020

Defendant convicted following trial A SHAW man has been convicted of attacking a woman. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, December…


Hungerford pupils' end of term fundraising drive

29 December 2020
Hungerford pupils' end of term fundraising drive

Hungerford pupils' end of term fundraising drive

29 December 2020

Donations handed to food bank and other good causes HUNGERFORD school pupils raised a whopping £1,119.66 worth of funds in the last week of term…


Former Inkpen woman's Beirut blast appeal

28 December 2020
Former Inkpen woman's Beirut blast appeal

Former Inkpen woman's Beirut blast appeal

28 December 2020

Teacher helps communities rebuild THE daughter of an Inkpen resident is helping the victims of a chemical blast in Beirut. Amelia Pemberton, a teacher,…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of December 27

27 December 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of December 27

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of December 27

27 December 2020

32 new cases in 24 hours The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 2,919 - an increase of 32 in the past 24 hours. West…


Thatcham motorist fined while trying to save dying man

27 December 2020
Thatcham motorist fined while trying to save dying man

Thatcham motorist fined while trying to save dying man

27 December 2020

Parking company rejects appeal A PARKING company has refused to cancel a charge for a motorist who tried to save a dying man. Mother-of-two Gemma Hutt…


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