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Police break up planning dispute

29 March 2024
Police break up planning dispute

Police break up planning dispute

29 March 2024

West Berkshire Council (WBC) has put a stop to a contentious planning saga at Brimpton Common — for now.


District says thanks and farewell to Garry Poulson after 25 years service at Volunteer Centre West Berkshire

28 March 2024
District says thanks and farewell to Garry Poulson after 25 years service at Volunteer Centre West Berkshire

District says thanks and farewell to Garry Poulson after 25 years service at Volunteer Centre West Berkshire

28 March 2024

It was a fitting send-off for 25 years of service.


Town council frustrated as Hungerford High Street traffic chaos remains apparently insoluble

28 March 2024
Town council frustrated as Hungerford High Street traffic chaos remains apparently insoluble

Town council frustrated as Hungerford High Street traffic chaos remains apparently insoluble

28 March 2024

Every plausible option for preventing lorries striking a Hungerford High Street pub has been explored…and discarded.


Motorist appeared drunk at scene of traffic collision

27 March 2024
Motorist appeared drunk at scene of traffic collision

Motorist appeared drunk at scene of traffic collision

27 March 2024

A raging motorist had to be restrained by a firefighter following a traffic collision.


Drug arrests made after police raids across West Berkshire

27 March 2024
Drug arrests made after police raids across West Berkshire

Drug arrests made after police raids across West Berkshire

27 March 2024

UPDATED: Eight people have been arrested after police raided addresses across the Thames Valley.


Man blames head injury for violent assault on girlfriend

27 March 2024
Man blames head injury for violent assault on girlfriend

Man blames head injury for violent assault on girlfriend

27 March 2024

A man battered his girlfriend when she woke him up from a drunken slumber.


Motorist drank more than three times alcohol limit

26 March 2024
Motorist drank more than three times alcohol limit

Motorist drank more than three times alcohol limit

26 March 2024

A motorist was caught behind the wheel after drinking more than three times the legal limit.


My Newbury: A misty Watership Down

26 March 2024
My Newbury: A misty Watership Down

My Newbury: A misty Watership Down

26 March 2024

This My Newbury picture of a view of a misty Watership Down from White Hill was taken by Peter Towndrow.


The once-popular baby names now going out of fashion

26 March 2024
The once-popular baby names now going out of fashion

The once-popular baby names now going out of fashion

26 March 2024

Researchers have picked out the baby names which have become less popular since 2011, as well as those for boys and girls now on the rise.


Inquest told barrister had been drinking and taking cannabis before fatal crash

26 March 2024
Inquest told barrister had been drinking and taking cannabis before fatal crash

Inquest told barrister had been drinking and taking cannabis before fatal crash

26 March 2024

A barrister had been drinking and taking drugs before a fatal traffic collision.


Man assaulted police officer

25 March 2024
Man assaulted police officer

Man assaulted police officer

25 March 2024

A man is awaiting sentence for assaulting a police officer.


Readers’ views: ‘Make everything east of A34 part of Newbury’

25 March 2024
Readers’ views: ‘Make everything east of A34 part of Newbury’

Readers’ views: ‘Make everything east of A34 part of Newbury’

25 March 2024

Here are a selection of letters to the editor of the Newbury Weekly News.


Man made lewd comments to women

23 March 2024
Man made lewd comments to women

Man made lewd comments to women

23 March 2024

A man is awaiting sentence for harassing two women with lewd comments.


Man denies throwing firework at football match

23 March 2024
Man denies throwing firework at football match

Man denies throwing firework at football match

23 March 2024

A man is to go on trial accused of throwing a firework or flare during a football match.


Passport fees set to rise within weeks

23 March 2024
Passport fees set to rise within weeks

Passport fees set to rise within weeks

23 March 2024

Holidaymakers without a passport have just weeks to submit their application for a lesser charge before an expected price hike in fees.


The Princess of Wales has cancer

22 March 2024
The Princess of Wales has cancer

The Princess of Wales has cancer

22 March 2024

The Princess of Wales has announced today (Friday) she is in the early stages of treatment for cancer.


Warning to dog owners as lambing season starts

22 March 2024
Warning to dog owners as lambing season starts

Warning to dog owners as lambing season starts

22 March 2024

Farmers fear a rise in dog attacks as lambing season starts and more of us visit the countryside – so here’s what pet owners must do when out walking.


David’s best Barr none!

22 March 2024
David’s best Barr none!

David’s best Barr none!

22 March 2024

DAVID Barr completed a clean sweep at the Newbury Closed senior and junior competition.


Three in a row for Humphries

22 March 2024
Three in a row for Humphries

Three in a row for Humphries

22 March 2024

Luke Humphries continued his scintillating form with a third consecutive victory in the BetMGM Premier League in Dublin.


Johnson’s ready to party

22 March 2024
Johnson’s ready to party

Johnson’s ready to party

22 March 2024

Former champion jockey Richard Johnson set up the Richard Johnson Racing Syndicate last year consisting of two horses.


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