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Reading Magistrates' Court: West Berkshire sex offender 'had child in home'

11 February 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: West Berkshire sex offender 'had child in home'

Reading Magistrates' Court: West Berkshire sex offender 'had child in home'

11 February 2021

Man faces charges he violated Sexual Harm Prevention Order A CONVICTED sex offender was arrested after a child allegedly stayed in his home. He also accused…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Suspended prison sentence for Newbury man who beat woman

11 February 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Suspended prison sentence for Newbury man who beat woman

Reading Magistrates' Court: Suspended prison sentence for Newbury man who beat woman

11 February 2021

Defendant also attacked police officer A MAN beat a woman so badly he was given a suspended prison sentence. Paul Anthony Barlow had tried to deny assaulting Clariece…


Hungerford historian pleads: 'Don't name our new Lancaster Park roads after tanks'

09 February 2021
Hungerford historian pleads: 'Don't name our new Lancaster Park roads after tanks'

Hungerford historian pleads: 'Don't name our new Lancaster Park roads after tanks'

09 February 2021

'Why? one asks' - Dr Hugh Pihlens A LOCAL historian has urged a re-think over plans to name new roads at a 100-home housing estate after army tanks. Dr…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Hermitage stalker remanded in custody

08 February 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Hermitage stalker remanded in custody

Reading Magistrates' Court: Hermitage stalker remanded in custody

08 February 2021

Defendant posed as victim's brother to gain information, court told A STALKER has been remanded in custody to await his sentence. Appearing via live link…


Police hit back at 'inadequate' Hungerford antisocial behaviour response claims

08 February 2021
Police hit back at 'inadequate' Hungerford antisocial behaviour response claims

Police hit back at 'inadequate' Hungerford antisocial behaviour response claims

08 February 2021

"As I have said many times – if it isn’t reported to us, it’s not happening" Police have hit back at social media critics who claim their response to…


Anger at ‘buck-passing’ over blocked drains on Newbury street

07 February 2021
Anger at ‘buck-passing’ over blocked drains on Newbury street

Anger at ‘buck-passing’ over blocked drains on Newbury street

07 February 2021

Barn Crescent has been hit with a lot of standing water because of the drains RESIDENTS of a Newbury street are angry about alleged inaction over blocked…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man denies domestic violence charge

05 February 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man denies domestic violence charge

Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man denies domestic violence charge

05 February 2021

Defendant also denies causing criminal damage A MAN has appeared in court charged with a domestic violence attack. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of February 4

04 February 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of February 4

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of February 4

04 February 2021

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 5,551 - an increase of 52 in the past 24 hours. West Berkshire's seven-day…


Railway Road in Newbury to be closed for a week

04 February 2021
Railway Road in Newbury to be closed for a week

Railway Road in Newbury to be closed for a week

04 February 2021

Closure is for Thames Water works TRAFFIC is to be banished, and parking suspended, in a Newbury road for a week. West Berkshire Council has warned motorists…


It's Baron Benyon - former Newbury MP joins the Lords

04 February 2021
It's Baron Benyon - former Newbury MP joins the Lords

It's Baron Benyon - former Newbury MP joins the Lords

04 February 2021

Environmental issues will be to the fore, he pledges FORMER Newbury MP Richard Benyon is now officially Baron Benyon of Englefield and enters the House…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man convicted of pub attack

03 February 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man convicted of pub attack

Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham man convicted of pub attack

03 February 2021

Defendant changed not guilty plea A THATCHAM man has changed his plea and admitted carrying out a pub attack. In the dock at Reading Magistrates’…


Disabled Hungerford woman threatens to sue Tesco following store 'ban' over coronavirus face mask row

02 February 2021
Disabled Hungerford woman threatens to sue Tesco following store 'ban' over coronavirus face mask row

Disabled Hungerford woman threatens to sue Tesco following store 'ban' over coronavirus face mask row

02 February 2021

Shopper claims she was asked to wear mask or leave store A DISABLED woman has threatened legal action against a supermarket which reportedly ejected her…


Reading Crown' Court: Instructor guilty of sexual assault

31 January 2021
Reading Crown' Court: Instructor guilty of sexual assault

Reading Crown' Court: Instructor guilty of sexual assault

31 January 2021

Driving teacher said he was just trying to be kind to pupil A DRIVING instructor indecently assaulted a female pupil and told her he loved her. A jury…


Praise for Hungerford's community spirit over school laptop appeal

31 January 2021
Praise for Hungerford's community spirit over school laptop appeal

Praise for Hungerford's community spirit over school laptop appeal

31 January 2021

83 new laptops are to awarded to pupils in need following public appeal The head of John O'Gaunt School has praised the town's community spirit after…


West Berkshire pigeon perch shop branded 'appalling sight'

30 January 2021
West Berkshire pigeon perch shop branded 'appalling sight'

West Berkshire pigeon perch shop branded 'appalling sight'

30 January 2021

Owner allegedly demanded public funds to 'pigeon-proof' shop Feral pigeons continue to run rings round efforts to deter them from using Hungerford town…


Newbury: Coronavirus outreach programme to vaccinate homeless

29 January 2021
Newbury: Coronavirus outreach programme to vaccinate homeless

Newbury: Coronavirus outreach programme to vaccinate homeless

29 January 2021

'Vulnerable people in society and need our help and support' ROUGH sleepers and those in emergency accommodation have been receiving the coronavirus vaccine,…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of January 28

28 January 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of January 28

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Confirmed cases as of January 28

28 January 2021

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire now stands at 5,282 - an increase of 43 in the past 24 hours. West Berkshire's seven-day…


Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man caught with cannabis and ketamine

28 January 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man caught with cannabis and ketamine

Reading Magistrates' Court: Newbury man caught with cannabis and ketamine

28 January 2021

Defendant had more than 7g of drugs combined A MAN has been sentenced for possessing cocaine and ketamine. Caulay Robert Suttie appeared in the dock at…


Reading Crown Court: drug dealer celebrated freedom - by flouting court order

27 January 2021
Reading Crown Court: drug dealer celebrated freedom - by flouting court order

Reading Crown Court: drug dealer celebrated freedom - by flouting court order

27 January 2021

Defendant broke restraining order, judge told A DRUG dealer was so delighted to avoid an immediate prison term he went out to celebrate... and ended up…


Reading Magistrates' Court: man headbutted woman in domestic violence onslaught

27 January 2021
Reading Magistrates' Court: man headbutted woman in domestic violence onslaught

Reading Magistrates' Court: man headbutted woman in domestic violence onslaught

27 January 2021

Attack witnessed by child, court told A MAN has been given a suspended prison sentence for a sustained domestic violence assault. The attacker headbutted…


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