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Nominate your West Berkshire Community Champion

27 October 2021
Nominate your West Berkshire Community Champion

Nominate your West Berkshire Community Champion

27 October 2021

There are just a few days left to nominate someone you know for this year’s Community Champion Awards.


Art club makes long awaited return

27 October 2021
Art club makes long awaited return

Art club makes long awaited return

27 October 2021

The Tadley and Baughurst Art Club (TABAC) has made a triumphant return after two-and-a-half years away.


MP takes on 'derisory' sentences given to men convicted of killing partners

27 October 2021
MP takes on 'derisory' sentences given to men convicted of killing partners

MP takes on 'derisory' sentences given to men convicted of killing partners

27 October 2021

Newbury MP Laura Farris has challenged the “derisory” domestic abuse sentences given to men convicted of killing their partners.


Snap: Photo club hosts annual exhibition

26 October 2021
Snap: Photo club hosts annual exhibition

Snap: Photo club hosts annual exhibition

26 October 2021

The Kingsclere Photo Club had enormous success at the weekend with its 14th annual art exhibition.


A339 to be closed overnight again

25 October 2021
A339 to be closed overnight again

A339 to be closed overnight again

25 October 2021

The A339 between the Pinchington Lane/Tesco roundabout and The Swan roundabout will once again be closed tonight (Monday) and tomorrow night.


Police appeal after man absconds from secure unit

25 October 2021
Police appeal after man absconds from secure unit

Police appeal after man absconds from secure unit

25 October 2021

Police are appealing for help in tracing a man who has absconded from a secure unit in Thatcham.


Plans submitted for three-storey apartment block

25 October 2021
Plans submitted for three-storey apartment block

Plans submitted for three-storey apartment block

25 October 2021

Plans have been submitted to transform the former Motorists Discount Centre on Mayors Lane into a three-storey residential block of apartments.


You mast be joking: councillors object to 15m-high 5G mast in village

24 October 2021
You mast be joking: councillors object to 15m-high 5G mast in village

You mast be joking: councillors object to 15m-high 5G mast in village

24 October 2021

Renewed plans for a 15-metre high 5G mast in Woolton Hill have been strongly criticised by the parish council.


Councillors and developer argue over plans for care home in village

22 October 2021
Councillors and developer argue over plans for care home in village

Councillors and developer argue over plans for care home in village

22 October 2021

Tensions simmered at a parish council meeting as councillors came face to face with the people behind proposals to build a care home in the village.


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of October 21, 2021

21 October 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of October 21, 2021

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of October 21, 2021

21 October 2021

The latest number of lab-confirmed cases in the district.


Man sought in connection with criminal damage

21 October 2021
Man sought in connection with criminal damage

Man sought in connection with criminal damage

21 October 2021

Thames Valley Police has released a CCTV image of a man officers would like to speak to after a bench was set on fire and a door damaged in Calcot.


Police appeal for witnesses after A34 crash leaves woman seriously injured

20 October 2021
Police appeal for witnesses after A34 crash leaves woman seriously injured

Police appeal for witnesses after A34 crash leaves woman seriously injured

20 October 2021

Thames Valley Police is continuing to appeal for witnesses a month after a road traffic collision left a woman seriously injured.


No green waste collection refund without subscription renewal, confirms council

20 October 2021
No green waste collection refund without subscription renewal, confirms council

No green waste collection refund without subscription renewal, confirms council

20 October 2021

Basingstoke and Deane residents who don’t continue with their garden waste collection subscription will be unable to reclaim the missed collections.


Residents urged to retake PCR tests after reports of false negatives

14 October 2021
Residents urged to retake PCR tests after reports of false negatives

Residents urged to retake PCR tests after reports of false negatives

14 October 2021

Residents who recently received negative PCR results from tests at Newbury Showground are urged to retake after a number of false negative results.


Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of October 14, 2021

14 October 2021
Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of October 14, 2021

Coronavirus West Berkshire: confirmed cases as of October 14, 2021

14 October 2021

The latest number of lab-confirmed cases in the district.


Tree felling to shut stretch of A339 for two weeks

14 October 2021
Tree felling to shut stretch of A339 for two weeks

Tree felling to shut stretch of A339 for two weeks

14 October 2021

Around 600 diseased trees will be cut down along the A339 over the next two weeks.


Work begins on village boules court

14 October 2021
Work begins on village boules court

Work begins on village boules court

14 October 2021

WORKMEN got the ball rolling this week on a new boules court in the Woolton Hill recreation ground.


Apple Day has sweet taste of success

14 October 2021
Apple Day has sweet taste of success

Apple Day has sweet taste of success

14 October 2021

Newbury's Apple Day went as sweet as pie as the sun shone and hundreds of locals turned out to press apples into juice.


Aldi and hospice planned for south side of Newbury

13 October 2021
Aldi and hospice planned for south side of Newbury

Aldi and hospice planned for south side of Newbury

13 October 2021

Discussions under way to transform south side of Newbury with houses, an Aldi, 70-bed care home, hospice and electric vehicle charging station.


Interview: the driving force behind JPS Fuels Newbury

13 October 2021
Interview: the driving force behind JPS Fuels Newbury

Interview: the driving force behind JPS Fuels Newbury

13 October 2021

JPS Fuels owner, Jonathan Pinnock, talks about how he is steadily building up his business.


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