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Shopping future of Newbury to be discussed tonight

05 February 2013
Shopping future of Newbury to be discussed tonight

Shopping future of Newbury to be discussed tonight

05 February 2013

The Future of Newbury's shopping future will be discussed tonight (Tuesday). Newbury Retail - or What?, an informal meeting held by the Liberal Democrats,…


Children can get in on the Bayer fun run

04 February 2013
Children can get in on the Bayer fun run

Children can get in on the Bayer fun run

04 February 2013

A NEW fun run for children is going to feature as part of this year's Bayer 10k. With entries now officially open for the 10km roadrace through Newbury,…


Patients warned of delays after work starts on Turnpike

01 February 2013
Patients warned of delays after work starts on Turnpike

Patients warned of delays after work starts on Turnpike

01 February 2013

VISITORS to West Berkshire Community Hospital have been warned of traffic delays while repairs are made on Turnpike Road. Patients have been advised to…


Woolhampton florist back in bloom

01 February 2013
Woolhampton florist back in bloom

Woolhampton florist back in bloom

01 February 2013

A FLORIST from Woolhampton is back in bloom after six years. Jo O'Brien is re-opening her business, West Berkshire Flowers, today (Fri) after her previous…


Newbury student in 'jailbreak' attempt

01 February 2013
Newbury student in 'jailbreak' attempt

Newbury student in 'jailbreak' attempt

01 February 2013

A STUDENT is planning to get as far away from university as possible – but all in a good cause. Tom Claridge, from Newbury, is taking part in Jailbreak,…


Waterway award nominations sought

01 February 2013
Waterway award nominations sought

Waterway award nominations sought

01 February 2013

NOMINATIONS are being sought by the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust for the John Gould Award. Given to those who have performed noteworthy deeds for the waterway,…


Plans rejected for Hermitage waste recycling unit

31 January 2013
Plans rejected for Hermitage waste recycling unit

Plans rejected for Hermitage waste recycling unit

31 January 2013

PLANS for a waste recycling unit in Hermitage have been rejected by planners. Councillors rejected the proposal for Harwood Recycling Ltd to process waste…


Newbury car dealership Whitequay in administration

30 January 2013
Newbury car dealership Whitequay in administration

Newbury car dealership Whitequay in administration

30 January 2013

CAR DEALERSHIP Whitequay has gone into administration. The dealership, which had two showrooms in Faraday Road, Newbury, entered administration last Thursday…


Tax scam warning issued by council

29 January 2013
Tax scam warning issued by council

Tax scam warning issued by council

29 January 2013

A TAX scam warning has been issued by West Berkshire Council’s trading standards department. The scam email, which appears to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue…


Fears for car dealership as Newbury showrooms close

28 January 2013
Fears for car dealership as Newbury showrooms close

Fears for car dealership as Newbury showrooms close

28 January 2013

Speculation is mounting over the future of car dealership Whitequay. Forecourts at the company's two showrooms in Faraday Road, Newbury for Seat and Saab…


Holocaust remembered in West Berkshire today (Mon)

28 January 2013
Holocaust remembered in West Berkshire today (Mon)

Holocaust remembered in West Berkshire today (Mon)

28 January 2013

WEST Berkshire Council will be commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day today (Monday). Chairman of West Berkshire Council, Adrian Edwards, will lead a short…


Car crashes into Compton ditch

24 January 2013
Car crashes into Compton ditch

Car crashes into Compton ditch

24 January 2013

A CAR crashed into a ditch in Compton yesterday (Thurs). Thames Valley Police received a call at 2.59pm to the incident at School Road after a silver…


Firefighters tackle Wickham chimney fire

24 January 2013
Firefighters tackle Wickham chimney fire

Firefighters tackle Wickham chimney fire

24 January 2013

FIREFIGHTERS attended a chimney fire in Wickham yesterday evening (Wednesday). One engine from Hungerford was sent to the property on Church Hill after…


Smoke alarm prevents Greenham fire escalating

24 January 2013
Smoke alarm prevents Greenham fire escalating

Smoke alarm prevents Greenham fire escalating

24 January 2013

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a kitchen fire in Greenham last night (Wednesday). Two engines, from Newbury and Lambourn, were alerted at 8:30pm to the incident…


Carnival theme announced

24 January 2013
Carnival theme announced

Carnival theme announced

24 January 2013

THE theme for this year’s Newbury Carnival has been announced. Travels in time - past, present and future - should provide entrants with plenty of opportunities…


French factory gas leak blamed for school evacuation

22 January 2013
French factory gas leak blamed for school evacuation

French factory gas leak blamed for school evacuation

22 January 2013

CHILDREN at Falkland Primary School in Newbury were evacuated this afternoon (Tues) following a suspected gas leak... which my have come all the way from…


Heritage assessors needed to list local sites and buildings

22 January 2013
Heritage assessors needed to list local sites and buildings

Heritage assessors needed to list local sites and buildings

22 January 2013

WEST Berkshire Heritage Forum needs people to help identify heritage assets. The group will list heritage sites and buildings which have not been designated…


HMV u-turn will see gift vouchers accepted from today

22 January 2013
HMV u-turn will see gift vouchers accepted from today

HMV u-turn will see gift vouchers accepted from today

22 January 2013

HMV has announced that it will accept gift vouchers from today. Administrators Deloitte announced the U-turn yesterday (Monday) saying that after assessing…


More casualties on the high street

21 January 2013
More casualties on the high street

More casualties on the high street

21 January 2013

NEWBURY shoppers were angry and disappointed this week at the high street news that HMV had been placed into administration, while Jessops had been shut…


Advice on hand for customers

21 January 2013
Advice on hand for customers

Advice on hand for customers

21 January 2013

SHOPPERS affected by the recent high street downturn can seek advice on their consumer rights. West Berkshire Citizens Advice Bureau and West Berkshire…


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