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Newbury Real Ale Festival 'a public nuisance' or 'pride of Newbury'?

09 November 2021
Newbury Real Ale Festival 'a public nuisance' or 'pride of Newbury'?

Newbury Real Ale Festival 'a public nuisance' or 'pride of Newbury'?

09 November 2021

West Berkshire Council is to review the town's beer festival licence after objections were lodged claiming it is a ‘major public nuisance’


Brethren apply to build new church and burial ground at Burghfield

09 November 2021
Brethren apply to build new church and burial ground at Burghfield

Brethren apply to build new church and burial ground at Burghfield

09 November 2021

A new church and burial ground is being planned on a field near Burghfield.


New board to decide Showground future

08 November 2021
New board to decide Showground future

New board to decide Showground future

08 November 2021

The Newbury Showground has elected new leadership after a membership coup sent the previous board packing.


Turf war in Lambourn as property prices challenge the racing industry

08 November 2021
Turf war in Lambourn as property prices challenge the racing industry

Turf war in Lambourn as property prices challenge the racing industry

08 November 2021

"We want top jumps trainers to set up their business here"


Fence row sees West Berkshire Council branded as 'worst type of developer'

03 November 2021
Fence row sees West Berkshire Council branded as 'worst type of developer'

Fence row sees West Berkshire Council branded as 'worst type of developer'

03 November 2021

Newbury councillors are furious with West Berkshire Council after contractors pulled down fences at Faraday Road football ground.

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GPs say they are doing their best despite criticism of available appointments

03 November 2021
GPs say they are doing their best despite criticism of available appointments

GPs say they are doing their best despite criticism of available appointments

03 November 2021

Lack of available GPs and a 30 per cent increase in demand puts doctors under pressure

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GPs see 30 per cent increase in demand in West Berkshire

02 November 2021
GPs see 30 per cent increase in demand in West Berkshire

GPs see 30 per cent increase in demand in West Berkshire

02 November 2021

GP services in West Berkshire are at breaking point – with a 30 per cent increase in demand.


Schools in West Berkshire are being asked to bring back 'bubbles' and get pupils to wear masks.

01 November 2021
Schools in West Berkshire are being asked to bring back 'bubbles' and get pupils to wear masks.

Schools in West Berkshire are being asked to bring back 'bubbles' and get pupils to wear masks.

01 November 2021

Schools in West Berkshire are being asked to bring back 'bubbles' and get pupils to wear masks.


West Berks Covid infection rate highest since pandemic began

28 October 2021
West Berks Covid infection rate highest since pandemic began

West Berks Covid infection rate highest since pandemic began

28 October 2021

West Berkshire has the highest Covid rate in Berkshire – with cases doubling in the last week.


Waller Drive planners told to go back to drawing board

27 October 2021
Waller Drive planners told to go back to drawing board

Waller Drive planners told to go back to drawing board

27 October 2021

Waller Drive developers have been ticked off by Newbury Council for ‘hanging a noose of viability’ around their necks.


'Clear link' between lab and high Covid rates in Berkshire

26 October 2021
'Clear link' between lab and high Covid rates in Berkshire

'Clear link' between lab and high Covid rates in Berkshire

26 October 2021

A clear link is reflected between a lab which gave 'false negative' test results and current high Covid rates in places to the west of West Berkshire.


'We don't want Newbury to look like Basingstoke or Reading'

26 October 2021
'We don't want Newbury to look like Basingstoke or Reading'

'We don't want Newbury to look like Basingstoke or Reading'

26 October 2021

Revamped plans for developing the centre of Newbury have been criticised for trying to 'turn the town into Basingstoke or Reading’.

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'People should not be intimidated by those who attack from safety of their keyboards'

26 October 2021
'People should not be intimidated by those who attack from safety of their keyboards'

'People should not be intimidated by those who attack from safety of their keyboards'

26 October 2021

West Berkshire’s council leader says the stabbing of MP David Amess should not put people off public life.


The Willows school confident of good Ofsted rating as it reels from class number budget blow

22 October 2021
The Willows school confident of good Ofsted rating as it reels from class number budget blow

The Willows school confident of good Ofsted rating as it reels from class number budget blow

22 October 2021

The Willows Primary School in Newbury loses 34 pupil places in reception class intake affecting its budget for next year.


Beer festival licence review

22 October 2021
Beer festival licence review

Beer festival licence review

22 October 2021

A licence objection has been lodged against the Newbury Real Ale festival with claims that it encourages criminal behaviour and disorder.

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£41,000 a year to rent Monks Lane pitch from rugby club

19 October 2021
£41,000 a year to rent Monks Lane pitch from rugby club

£41,000 a year to rent Monks Lane pitch from rugby club

19 October 2021

Sport England has put in a 'holding objection' to West Berkshire Council's proposal for the Monks Lane Sports Hub.


'No Covid spike' after false negative results

15 October 2021
'No Covid spike' after false negative results

'No Covid spike' after false negative results

15 October 2021

Newbury MP Laura Farris has said there is no evidence of a Covid spike in the area, following a wave of 'false negative' test results.


Council criticised for delayed response to Covid test scandal

15 October 2021
Council criticised for delayed response to Covid test scandal

Council criticised for delayed response to Covid test scandal

15 October 2021

The council has been criticised after taking more than a week to announce false negative Covid tests at Newbury Showground.


Council criticises government for poor planning and communication

13 October 2021
Council criticises government for poor planning and communication

Council criticises government for poor planning and communication

13 October 2021

Care homes 'a tragic disaster' - West Berkshire Council joins government criticism


MP spearheads plans for 'science highway' between Newbury and Oxford

12 October 2021
 MP spearheads plans for 'science highway' between Newbury and Oxford

MP spearheads plans for 'science highway' between Newbury and Oxford

12 October 2021

Plans for hydrogen powered bus on new route between Newbury and Oxford


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