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£100,000 fine for Thatcham firm

31 May 2021
£100,000 fine for Thatcham firm

£100,000 fine for Thatcham firm

31 May 2021

A major local employer has been fined £100,000 for health and safety breaches which caused a staff member permanent, irreversible damage.


Plan to name Hungerford streets after tanks scrapped

30 May 2021
Plan to name Hungerford streets after tanks scrapped

Plan to name Hungerford streets after tanks scrapped

30 May 2021

An unpopular plan to name streets at Hungerford's new Lancaster Park development after tanks has been ditched.


Man caught with stun gun and drugs

29 May 2021
Man caught with stun gun and drugs

Man caught with stun gun and drugs

29 May 2021

A man has been caught with drugs and a stun gun.


Council defends ReadiBus clause

29 May 2021
Council defends ReadiBus clause

Council defends ReadiBus clause

29 May 2021

The leader of West Berkshire Council has defended the use of what critics claim is a 'gagging clause' in its row with the district's ReadiBus charity.


Teen sent to Crown Court on GBH charge

28 May 2021
Teen sent to Crown Court on GBH charge

Teen sent to Crown Court on GBH charge

28 May 2021

A teenager has appeared in court charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent in The Broadway in Thatcham.


West Berkshire coronavirus: latest confirmed figures as of Thursday, May 27

27 May 2021
West Berkshire coronavirus: latest confirmed figures as of Thursday, May 27

West Berkshire coronavirus: latest confirmed figures as of Thursday, May 27

27 May 2021

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 6,551 – an increase of 13 in the past 24 hours.


Woman caused unnecessary suffering to dog

27 May 2021
Woman caused unnecessary suffering to dog

Woman caused unnecessary suffering to dog

27 May 2021

A woman has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a dog.


Man accused of child sex offences

26 May 2021
Man accused of child sex offences

Man accused of child sex offences

26 May 2021

A Newbury man has been sent to the Crown Court on child sex charges


Man assaulted woman police officer

24 May 2021
Man assaulted woman police officer

Man assaulted woman police officer

24 May 2021

A man has admitted assaulting a female police officer


Affordable homes boost in Hungerford

23 May 2021
Affordable homes boost in Hungerford

Affordable homes boost in Hungerford

23 May 2021

The developer has lost arguments that houses for rent and shared ownership are unviable.


Drug-driver injures cyclist

21 May 2021
Drug-driver injures cyclist

Drug-driver injures cyclist

21 May 2021

A drugged driver who collided with a pedal cyclist, causing his victim injury, has received a suspended prison sentence.


Kathleen is waving farewell after tirade

21 May 2021
Kathleen is waving farewell after tirade

Kathleen is waving farewell after tirade

21 May 2021

The pensioner made national headlines with her novel way of beating the coronavirus blues.


Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of Thursday, May 20

20 May 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of Thursday, May 20

Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of Thursday, May 20

20 May 2021

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 6,506 – an increase of seven in the past 24 hours.


School staff attack one another in Covid rage row

20 May 2021
School staff attack one another in Covid rage row

School staff attack one another in Covid rage row

20 May 2021

Two school staff members attacked one another in public during a Covid rage row over social distancing.


Mother tells of anguish at being unable to save son, three, from drowning

18 May 2021
Mother tells of anguish at being unable to save son, three, from drowning

Mother tells of anguish at being unable to save son, three, from drowning

18 May 2021

A mother has recounted her anguish as she tried to save her drowning son from a Newbury weir.


Burglar jailed for 'Mission Impossible'-style raid

18 May 2021
Burglar jailed for 'Mission Impossible'-style raid

Burglar jailed for 'Mission Impossible'-style raid

18 May 2021

'Mission Impossible'-style raid "like something out of a movie" says judge


Man accused of causing grievous bodily harm

16 May 2021
Man accused of causing grievous bodily harm

Man accused of causing grievous bodily harm

16 May 2021

Grievous bodily harm case sent to Crown Court


West Berkshire coronavirus: latest confirmed cases for May 15

15 May 2021
West Berkshire coronavirus: latest confirmed cases for May 15

West Berkshire coronavirus: latest confirmed cases for May 15

15 May 2021

Increase shown over past 24 hours.


Witness appeal following fatal M4 collision

15 May 2021
Witness appeal following fatal M4 collision

Witness appeal following fatal M4 collision

15 May 2021

Police seek witnesses to fatal collision on M4.


Witness appeal following indecent exposure

15 May 2021
Witness appeal following indecent exposure

Witness appeal following indecent exposure

15 May 2021

Police appeal for witnesses following indecent exposure


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