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West Berkshire community champions honoured with awards

31 March 2022
West Berkshire community champions honoured with awards

West Berkshire community champions honoured with awards

31 March 2022

Heroic local residents have been recognised for their contribution to the community in an awards ceremony.


Former pilot and businessman take up volunteer driving for charity

30 March 2022
Former pilot and businessman take up volunteer driving for charity

Former pilot and businessman take up volunteer driving for charity

30 March 2022

What do jumbo jet pilots and internet shopping entrepreneurs do when they retire?


VIDEO: Driver fined after ignoring road closure sign and driving over wheelbarrow and scaffolding stanchion

28 March 2022
VIDEO: Driver fined after ignoring road closure sign and driving over wheelbarrow and scaffolding stanchion

VIDEO: Driver fined after ignoring road closure sign and driving over wheelbarrow and scaffolding stanchion

28 March 2022

The driver was given four points on his licence and fined £450.


Man racially abused and assaulted in attack in Sainsbury's car park

28 March 2022
Man racially abused and assaulted in attack in Sainsbury's car park

Man racially abused and assaulted in attack in Sainsbury's car park

28 March 2022

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses.


Church open for daily prayer for Ukraine

27 March 2022
Church open for daily prayer for Ukraine

Church open for daily prayer for Ukraine

27 March 2022

St Nicolas Church in Newbury will be open for prayer for the war in Ukraine every weekday lunchtime between 12.30pm and 1.30pm from now until Easter.


Body believed to be missing South Oxfordshire man found in West Berkshire

25 March 2022
Body believed to be missing South Oxfordshire man found in West Berkshire

Body believed to be missing South Oxfordshire man found in West Berkshire

25 March 2022

Police have found a body in their search for a man reported missing from South Oxfordshire.


Man jailed for supplying cocaine

25 March 2022
Man jailed for supplying cocaine

Man jailed for supplying cocaine

25 March 2022

Elliott Bedward was sentenced to two years and seven months in prison.


Mother running half-marathon for charity after life-saving heart operation

24 March 2022
Mother running half-marathon for charity after life-saving heart operation

Mother running half-marathon for charity after life-saving heart operation

24 March 2022

A Tadley woman who had life-saving heart surgery is taking on a running challenge to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).


Cracking Easter activities planned for Newbury

24 March 2022
Cracking Easter activities planned for Newbury

Cracking Easter activities planned for Newbury

24 March 2022

Easter craft workshops and a two-week Easter egg hunt are part of an egg-citing EasterFest in Newbury this April.


Family of Ukrainian Woolton Hill resident settle in West Berkshire after fleeing war-torn Ukraine

24 March 2022
Family of Ukrainian Woolton Hill resident settle in West Berkshire after fleeing war-torn Ukraine

Family of Ukrainian Woolton Hill resident settle in West Berkshire after fleeing war-torn Ukraine

24 March 2022

The family of Ukrainian Woolton Hill resident Tanya Tame have safely settled with a family in West Berkshire after fleeing the war-torn country.


Fly-tipper ordered to pay almost £2,000 after dumping rubbish in countryside

24 March 2022
Fly-tipper ordered to pay almost £2,000 after dumping rubbish in countryside

Fly-tipper ordered to pay almost £2,000 after dumping rubbish in countryside

24 March 2022

A Baughurst man who dumped his waste in a remote country lane has been ordered to pay £1,864 by the courts.


College and University Centre come together for Ukraine crisis

24 March 2022
College and University Centre come together for Ukraine crisis

College and University Centre come together for Ukraine crisis

24 March 2022

Staff at Newbury College and University Centre Newbury have raised more than £500 as part of efforts to support people affected by the war in Ukraine.


Businesswoman who launched business after losing her sight praised for charitable work

23 March 2022
Businesswoman who launched business after losing her sight praised for charitable work

Businesswoman who launched business after losing her sight praised for charitable work

23 March 2022

A Baughurst businesswoman has been honoured for her charity work by the Loddon Valley Lions.


Warning after increase in thieves targeting parked cars at M4 services

23 March 2022
Warning after increase in thieves targeting parked cars at M4 services

Warning after increase in thieves targeting parked cars at M4 services

23 March 2022

Drivers are urged to be aware after an increase in thieves targeting vehicles parked at M4 service stations.


Arcadia and Topshop found guilty of safety breaches in connection with death of 10-year-old schoolboy

22 March 2022
Arcadia and Topshop found guilty of safety breaches in connection with death of 10-year-old schoolboy

Arcadia and Topshop found guilty of safety breaches in connection with death of 10-year-old schoolboy

22 March 2022

The family of Kaden Reddick have said they still have 'unanswered questions' after two companies were found guilty of health and safety breaches.


Police appeal after man assaults woman and kicks dog

22 March 2022
Police appeal after man assaults woman and kicks dog

Police appeal after man assaults woman and kicks dog

22 March 2022

A man has been arrested for assaulting a woman and kicking her dog in Thatcham.


'Speeding problem' in East Woodhay as latest data from speed device published

18 March 2022
'Speeding problem' in East Woodhay as latest data from speed device published

'Speeding problem' in East Woodhay as latest data from speed device published

18 March 2022

The latest speeding data in East Woodhay has been published as the parish council investigates the extent of hasty driving in the parish.


Concerns over road safety as work on mixed-use farm scheme begins

17 March 2022
Concerns over road safety as work on mixed-use farm scheme begins

Concerns over road safety as work on mixed-use farm scheme begins

17 March 2022

Work has begun on the controversial Sungrove Farm scheme which polarised opinion in East End.


Plan for 50 homes in rural village labelled 'unsustainable'

16 March 2022
Plan for 50 homes in rural village labelled 'unsustainable'

Plan for 50 homes in rural village labelled 'unsustainable'

16 March 2022

The parish council for the ‘Woodside View’ development in Bishops Green have hit out at the plans – calling them 'unsuitable' and 'unsustainable'.


Primary school pupils collect for foodbank Friday

16 March 2022
Primary school pupils collect for foodbank Friday

Primary school pupils collect for foodbank Friday

16 March 2022

Children and parents of St Martin’s School in East End have dug into their pantries and their pockets for the school’s foodbank collection.


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