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Council refuses new housing development

27 May 2024
Council refuses new housing development

Council refuses new housing development

27 May 2024

West Berkshire Council has refused a proposal to build 14 new houses on land outside the settlement boundary of East Ilsley.


1st Newbury Scout Group celebrates opening another unit

24 May 2024
1st Newbury Scout Group celebrates opening another unit

1st Newbury Scout Group celebrates opening another unit

24 May 2024

Due to popular demand, the 1st Newbury Scout Group has opened another unit — the Kimber Scouts.


D-Day anniversary events planned across the district

24 May 2024
D-Day anniversary events planned across the district

D-Day anniversary events planned across the district

24 May 2024

Towns and villages across the district will be marking the 80th anniversary of D-Day.


Young triathletes raise five-figure sum for charity

24 May 2024
Young triathletes raise five-figure sum for charity

Young triathletes raise five-figure sum for charity

24 May 2024

One thousand young triathletes have raised a huge sum for charity.


Newbury veteran celebrates turning 100

24 May 2024
Newbury veteran celebrates turning 100

Newbury veteran celebrates turning 100

24 May 2024

A Newbury veteran has celebrated her 100th birthday.


Opposition reacts to ‘controversial’ planning proposal

24 May 2024
Opposition reacts to ‘controversial’ planning proposal

Opposition reacts to ‘controversial’ planning proposal

24 May 2024

A farmer has proposed 40 alternative sites for a seed processing factory in Leckhampstead.


Gail’s Bakery coming to Newbury

23 May 2024
Gail’s Bakery coming to Newbury

Gail’s Bakery coming to Newbury

23 May 2024

A Gail’s Bakery is opening soon in Newbury.


Classic car specialist expanding to new location

22 May 2024
Classic car specialist expanding to new location

Classic car specialist expanding to new location

22 May 2024

An automotive business – specialising in repairing the classic car model, the Nissan Figaro – is expanding into a new location.


Into the vaults: Historic Newbury bank to become luxury flats

22 May 2024
Into the vaults: Historic Newbury bank to become luxury flats

Into the vaults: Historic Newbury bank to become luxury flats

22 May 2024

People pass the town centre building every day — but do they know what history it holds?


Town seeking memories of former doctor’s surgery

22 May 2024
Town seeking memories of former doctor’s surgery

Town seeking memories of former doctor’s surgery

22 May 2024

Thatcham Town Council’s Heritage Working Party (HWP) is seeking testimonies as part of a new heritage project.


End in sight for major church tower restoration

21 May 2024
End in sight for major church tower restoration

End in sight for major church tower restoration

21 May 2024

Work to restore a historic church tower is almost complete.


‘Thank you Allan’, say Newbury schoolchildren

21 May 2024
‘Thank you Allan’, say Newbury schoolchildren

‘Thank you Allan’, say Newbury schoolchildren

21 May 2024

Newbury pupils recently received a special visit to round off their Second World War education.


Beer & cocktail festival back with a blast

21 May 2024
Beer & cocktail festival back with a blast

Beer & cocktail festival back with a blast

21 May 2024

About 700 hundred people attended Ramsbury Estates’ sold-out Beer & Cocktail Festival on Saturday, May 18.


Volunteers race to record local history stories

20 May 2024
Volunteers race to record local history stories

Volunteers race to record local history stories

20 May 2024

A dedicated group of volunteers have started a new oral history project, with the support of the Newbury District Field Club.


Primary School opens exciting new addition

20 May 2024
Primary School opens exciting new addition

Primary School opens exciting new addition

20 May 2024

A school has celebrated the opening of an exciting new addition.


Dog kills swan and cygnet

20 May 2024
Dog kills swan and cygnet

Dog kills swan and cygnet

20 May 2024

A family of swans was attacked by a dog on Saturday, May 18.

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Primary school celebrates library refurb

20 May 2024
Primary school celebrates library refurb

Primary school celebrates library refurb

20 May 2024

A school library has undergone a major refurbishment.


Travel affected for water leak repairs

20 May 2024
Travel affected for water leak repairs

Travel affected for water leak repairs

20 May 2024

Travel restrictions apply whilst Thames Water repairs a water leak in Thatcham.


Upcoming road repairs and closures

17 May 2024
Upcoming road repairs and closures

Upcoming road repairs and closures

17 May 2024

Two road closures are planned in Bradfield.


Code Ninjas celebrates three-year anniversary

17 May 2024
Code Ninjas celebrates three-year anniversary

Code Ninjas celebrates three-year anniversary

17 May 2024

A Newbury children’s coding studio is celebrating its third anniversary with two major student milestones.


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