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Reading Crown Court: psychological report ordered on Newbury stalker

24 March 2021
Reading Crown Court: psychological report ordered on Newbury stalker

Reading Crown Court: psychological report ordered on Newbury stalker

24 March 2021

"Prison has opened his eyes to the impact of his offending" - defence A JUDGE has agreed to order psychiatric or psychological reports on a convicted…


Reading Crown Court: Police ram crack addict danger driver

23 March 2021
Reading Crown Court: Police ram crack addict danger driver

Reading Crown Court: Police ram crack addict danger driver

23 March 2021

Chase reached up to 90mph towards Thatcham POLICE rammed a crack addict motorist who they were chasing at speeds up to 90mph in order to avert a potential…


Hungerford care home reopen their doors as some coronavirus restrictions are lifted

19 March 2021
Hungerford care home reopen their doors as some coronavirus restrictions are lifted

Hungerford care home reopen their doors as some coronavirus restrictions are lifted

19 March 2021

Friends and relatives allowed to meet up as lockdown restrictions are finally lifted AT last! There were joyous smiles as Hungerford Care Home was able…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man denies towpath indecent exposure

19 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man denies towpath indecent exposure

Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man denies towpath indecent exposure

19 March 2021

Matter to be decided by Crown Court jury A MAN has appeared in court charged with exposing himself to a woman in Newbury. The alleged incident happened…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Man accused of imprisoning Thatcham victim

18 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Man accused of imprisoning Thatcham victim

Reading Magistrates' Court: Man accused of imprisoning Thatcham victim

18 March 2021

Defendant denies assaulting a captive A MAN has been accused of keeping a woman prisoner and subjecting her to repeated assaults. Her alleged attacker…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Pangbourne man remanded in custody on burglary charge

17 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Pangbourne man remanded in custody on burglary charge

Reading Magistrates' Court: Pangbourne man remanded in custody on burglary charge

17 March 2021

Defendant also faces burglary accusation A MAN has been remanded in custody to await trial for burglary, assault and dangerous driving. In the dock at…


Woman struck by car in Thatcham was ‘lynchpin of family’

13 March 2021
Woman struck by car in Thatcham was ‘lynchpin of family’

Woman struck by car in Thatcham was ‘lynchpin of family’

13 March 2021

Inquest records death of Thatcham dogwalker as result of road traffic collision THE matriarch of a large, loving family popped out to walk the dog one…


Reading Crown Court: Stalker from Newbury 'assaulted prison staff'

12 March 2021
Reading Crown Court: Stalker from Newbury 'assaulted prison staff'

Reading Crown Court: Stalker from Newbury 'assaulted prison staff'

12 March 2021

Judge warns defendant will likely receive custodial sentence A CONVICTED stalker will likely be jailed for his crime, a judge has warned. Meanwhile the…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest coronavirus figures as of March 10

10 March 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest coronavirus figures as of March 10

Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest coronavirus figures as of March 10

10 March 2021

Increase of eight in past 24 hours The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 6,152 - an increase of eight in the past…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Compton man admits harassment and criminal damage charges

10 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Compton man admits harassment and criminal damage charges

Reading Magistrates' Court: Compton man admits harassment and criminal damage charges

10 March 2021

Court declines to order compensation A MAN has admitted causing harassment to another. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, March…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Hungerford woman fined for trying to shame ex-partner

09 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Hungerford woman fined for trying to shame ex-partner

Reading Magistrates' Court: Hungerford woman fined for trying to shame ex-partner

09 March 2021

Social media messages included an intimate photograph A WOMAN who tried to shame a former boyfriend on social media has ended up in court. The 27-year-old…


Respected Hungerford citizen to be honoured on March 10

06 March 2021
Respected Hungerford citizen to be honoured on March 10

Respected Hungerford citizen to be honoured on March 10

06 March 2021

Jack Williams - who once served as town mayor - was nicknamed 'Mr Hungerford' The funeral cortege of the late Jack Williams will pass through the streets…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man admits assault and knife charges

05 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man admits assault and knife charges

Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man admits assault and knife charges

05 March 2021

Pre-sentence reports ordered A MAN has admitted charges including assault and carrying a knife. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday,…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of March 4

04 March 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of March 4

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of March 4

04 March 2021

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 6,114 - an increase of 8 in the past 24 hours. West Berkshire's seven-day…


Reading Crown Court: paedophile hairdresser accused of new breach

04 March 2021
Reading Crown Court: paedophile hairdresser accused of new breach

Reading Crown Court: paedophile hairdresser accused of new breach

04 March 2021

Defendant denies failing to comply with suspended sentence order A PAEDOPHILE hair stylist, jailed for hoarding child pornography, has been accused of…


Reading Magistrates' Court: jail threat to Newbury man over car crimes

02 March 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: jail threat to Newbury man over car crimes

Reading Magistrates' Court: jail threat to Newbury man over car crimes

02 March 2021

Pre-sentence reports prepared on 'all options' basis A MAN is facing a potential jail sentence for a series of car crimes. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’…


New bid for breakfast kiosk at Great Shefford village pub

02 March 2021
New bid for breakfast kiosk at Great Shefford village pub

New bid for breakfast kiosk at Great Shefford village pub

02 March 2021

Planners rejected similar project A FRESH bid for a breakfast kiosk at a village pub has been launched. Last July, planners refused permission for a similar…


Last ditch bid to thwart Newbury town centre Cashino gambling parlour fails

01 March 2021
Last ditch bid to thwart Newbury town centre Cashino gambling parlour fails

Last ditch bid to thwart Newbury town centre Cashino gambling parlour fails

01 March 2021

Appeal against outlet is dismissed A LAST-ditch legal challenge to a proposed town centre bingo and slot machine business has failed. More than 200…


Town bids farewell to 'Mr Hungerford' Jack Williams

28 February 2021
Town bids farewell to 'Mr Hungerford' Jack Williams

Town bids farewell to 'Mr Hungerford' Jack Williams

28 February 2021

Tributes paid to civic stalwart HUNGERFORD is mourning the loss of one of its well-loved sons. Jack Williams died, aged 92, on Thursday. Mr Williams –…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man sentenced for public indecency

27 February 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man sentenced for public indecency

Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man sentenced for public indecency

27 February 2021

'Witnesses shouted for him to stop' A MAN has admitted committing an indecent act in public. Horrified witnesses shouted at the man and later pointed…


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