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Man arrested for bringing woman flowers in defiance of court order

09 February 2022
Man arrested for bringing woman flowers in defiance of court order

Man arrested for bringing woman flowers in defiance of court order

09 February 2022

A man's supposedly romantic gesture ended with his arrest while carrying flowers and a card.


POLL: Do you think Newbury has too many coffee shops?

08 February 2022
POLL: Do you think Newbury has too many coffee shops?

POLL: Do you think Newbury has too many coffee shops?

08 February 2022

Many people say there are too many coffee shops in Newbury town centre. Do you agree?

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Suspended jail sentence for woman in domestic violence case

07 February 2022
Suspended jail sentence for woman in domestic violence case

Suspended jail sentence for woman in domestic violence case

07 February 2022

A woman who denied repeated assault in a domestic violence context has been given a suspended prison sentence.


Council drops charges against dog owner

04 February 2022
Council drops charges against dog owner

Council drops charges against dog owner

04 February 2022

West Berkshire Council has dropped charges against a woman under the Animal Health Act 1981.


POLL: Have you had a pay rise in the past 12 months?

04 February 2022
POLL: Have you had a pay rise in the past 12 months?

POLL: Have you had a pay rise in the past 12 months?

04 February 2022

The cost of living is going through the roof – but have you had a pay rise in the last year to help you cope?


Man ordered to hand over cash to police

03 February 2022
Man ordered to hand over cash to police

Man ordered to hand over cash to police

03 February 2022

Police have succeeded in a court bid to force a Thatcham man to forfeit more than £1,400 in allegedly ill-gotten gains.


Millions of households hit with £693 energy bill rise in April, Ofgem confirms

03 February 2022
Millions of households hit with £693 energy bill rise in April, Ofgem confirms

Millions of households hit with £693 energy bill rise in April, Ofgem confirms

03 February 2022

Household energy bills will soar by £693 per year from the beginning of April.


POLL: What party would you vote for if there was a General Election tomorrow?

01 February 2022
POLL: What party would you vote for if there was a General Election tomorrow?

POLL: What party would you vote for if there was a General Election tomorrow?

01 February 2022

The next UK General Election is due to take place on May 2, 2024, but who would you vote for if it took place tomorrow?


Woman exposed as rail cheat

01 February 2022
Woman exposed as rail cheat

Woman exposed as rail cheat

01 February 2022

A woman has been ordered to pay £440.30 for trying to cheat on a £6.30 rail fair.


Woman is exposed as a rail cheat

01 February 2022
Woman is exposed as a rail cheat

Woman is exposed as a rail cheat

01 February 2022

A woman has been landed with a £440...for trying to cheat on a £6 rail fair.


Man denies assault and weapon charges

30 January 2022
Man denies assault and weapon charges

Man denies assault and weapon charges

30 January 2022

A man has appeared in court charged with attacking a woman and having a metal pole as an offensive weapon.


Man sentenced for non-molestation order breach

27 January 2022
Man sentenced for non-molestation order breach

Man sentenced for non-molestation order breach

27 January 2022

A man terrified his former partner by breaching a court order designed to protect her.


Restrictions on care home visits to be lifted

27 January 2022
Restrictions on care home visits to be lifted

Restrictions on care home visits to be lifted

27 January 2022

Limits on visitors to care homes in England will be scrapped from next week as the country moves towards living with coronavirus.


Face coverings no longer compulsory on buses

27 January 2022
Face coverings no longer compulsory on buses

Face coverings no longer compulsory on buses

27 January 2022

Reading Buses, which also operates Newbury & District, is still encouraging passengers to wear a face covering on busy journeys.


Face coverings no longer mandatory

27 January 2022
Face coverings no longer mandatory

Face coverings no longer mandatory

27 January 2022

Wearing a face mask is no longer a legal requirement as laws governing their use lapsed at midnight.


Service on Holocaust Memorial Day

26 January 2022
Service on Holocaust Memorial Day

Service on Holocaust Memorial Day

26 January 2022

A Holocaust Memorial Day event is taking place tomorrow (Thursday) in Market Place to remember those who have lost their lives to genocide.


Johnson waits for Gray report with leadership in the balance over partygate

26 January 2022
Johnson waits for Gray report with leadership in the balance over partygate

Johnson waits for Gray report with leadership in the balance over partygate

26 January 2022

No 10 still waiting for Gray report as Boris Johnson faces further questions


Blue plaque for first head of girls' school

26 January 2022
Blue plaque for first head of girls' school

Blue plaque for first head of girls' school

26 January 2022

A commemorative blue plaque has been unveiled to honour the first headmistress of Newbury Girls’ School.


Motorist set for speeding trial after conviction overturned

25 January 2022
Motorist set for speeding trial after conviction overturned

Motorist set for speeding trial after conviction overturned

25 January 2022

A motorist was briefly convicted of speeding in his absence after court mixup


POLL: Do you agree with the new 'hierarchy of road users' in the Highway Code?

25 January 2022
POLL: Do you agree with the new 'hierarchy of road users' in the Highway Code?

POLL: Do you agree with the new 'hierarchy of road users' in the Highway Code?

25 January 2022

Changes to the Highway Code this week will establish a 'hierarchy of road users'. Do you think this is a good idea?


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