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Horris Hill owner continues push for carbon neutrality across schools

01 August 2022
Horris Hill owner continues push for carbon neutrality across schools

Horris Hill owner continues push for carbon neutrality across schools

01 August 2022

The owner of Horris Hill school has kicked off plans to realise its commitment to become the first fully carbon neutral schools group in the UK.


Community grant scheme launched in Basingstoke and Deane

30 July 2022
Community grant scheme launched in Basingstoke and Deane

Community grant scheme launched in Basingstoke and Deane

30 July 2022

Grants of between £250 and £1,000 are available for groups and not for profit organisations.


Residents being charged to replace bins lost by council waste contractor

30 July 2022
Residents being charged to replace bins lost by council waste contractor

Residents being charged to replace bins lost by council waste contractor

30 July 2022

Residents are being forced to pick up the cost of replacing bins misplaced by Serco staff on collection rounds, a senior councillor has said.


Local woman giving back to community through horse therapy

30 July 2022
Local woman giving back to community through horse therapy

Local woman giving back to community through horse therapy

30 July 2022

Four years ago, Newbury Weekly News readers and local companies came together in aid of a woman to fund a wheelchair.


Off to the races – wish comes true for care home resident

29 July 2022
Off to the races – wish comes true for care home resident

Off to the races – wish comes true for care home resident

29 July 2022

A local care home resident was part of the ‘mane event’ at Newbury racecourse.


'It was everything I loved about teaching, but a lot more'

29 July 2022
'It was everything I loved about teaching, but a lot more'

'It was everything I loved about teaching, but a lot more'

29 July 2022

Mary Hare principal Peter Gale is set to retire after 26 years at the school.


Clare Balding presents prizes as thousands raised for St Michael's Hospice in tennis tournament

28 July 2022
Clare Balding presents prizes as thousands raised for St Michael's Hospice in tennis tournament

Clare Balding presents prizes as thousands raised for St Michael's Hospice in tennis tournament

28 July 2022

More than a hundred children participated in a tennis tournament in Kingsclere to raise thousands of pounds for a palliative care hospice.


Newbury road to be closed for more than a week

27 July 2022
Newbury road to be closed for more than a week

Newbury road to be closed for more than a week

27 July 2022

The closure is to allow the road to be resurfaced.


Only a quarter of garden waste collected on time as crews struggle for motivation

27 July 2022
Only a quarter of garden waste collected on time as crews struggle for motivation

Only a quarter of garden waste collected on time as crews struggle for motivation

27 July 2022

Just 23 per cent of garden waste collections in Basingstoke and Deane were collected on time in June, it has been revealed.


Joy for infant school after 'Good' Ofsted report

26 July 2022
Joy for infant school after 'Good' Ofsted report

Joy for infant school after 'Good' Ofsted report

26 July 2022

There was cause for celebration at Bishopswood Infant School in Tadley after it received a ‘Good’ rating in its latest Ofsted report.


Daredevil mayor to skydive for charity

26 July 2022
Daredevil mayor to skydive for charity

Daredevil mayor to skydive for charity

26 July 2022

The daredevil mayor of Basingstoke and Deane is set to launch himself out of a plane to raise funds for his charity appeal.


Missing Tadley teenager found

26 July 2022
Missing Tadley teenager found

Missing Tadley teenager found

26 July 2022

A 16-year-old reported missing from Tadley has been found.


Donnington traveller encampment moved on by police

25 July 2022
Donnington traveller encampment moved on by police

Donnington traveller encampment moved on by police

25 July 2022

Police used new powers to move the camp on.

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'I find it hard to believe there aren't more convenient locations which do not overlook people's gardens'

25 July 2022
'I find it hard to believe there aren't more convenient locations which do not overlook people's gardens'

'I find it hard to believe there aren't more convenient locations which do not overlook people's gardens'

25 July 2022

Plans for a 15-metre high 5G mast in Kingsclere are threatening to polarise the community.


Primary school deputy head retires after three decades at school

23 July 2022
Primary school deputy head retires after three decades at school

Primary school deputy head retires after three decades at school

23 July 2022

“I shall miss them terribly.”


Travellers set up camp on Donnington Recreation Ground

22 July 2022
Travellers set up camp on Donnington Recreation Ground

Travellers set up camp on Donnington Recreation Ground

22 July 2022

Around 15 caravans broke into the site this morning (Friday).

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Borough council outsourcing planning work to Belfast in face of backlog

22 July 2022
Borough council outsourcing planning work to Belfast in face of backlog

Borough council outsourcing planning work to Belfast in face of backlog

22 July 2022

Pandemic restrictions, an increase in applications and a shortage of staff have resulted in a build-up of applications, the council said.


Care company given inadequate CQC rating

21 July 2022
Care company given inadequate CQC rating

Care company given inadequate CQC rating

21 July 2022

A Newbury care agency has been rated ‘inadequate’ and accused of failing to keep its patients safe.


Pocket map of Newbury independent retailers launched

21 July 2022
Pocket map of Newbury independent retailers launched

Pocket map of Newbury independent retailers launched

21 July 2022

The map features 44 local retailers and four markets, and includes a brief description of each retailer and also signposts to specialist markets.

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Witness appeal after collision involving cyclist and car

20 July 2022
Witness appeal after collision involving cyclist and car

Witness appeal after collision involving cyclist and car

20 July 2022

The incident occurred at around 6.35pm on Wednesday, July 13, on the A4 in Thatcham, at the junction of Cox's Lane.


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