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Mystery goldfish in East Ilsley pond

04 May 2020
Mystery goldfish in East Ilsley pond

Mystery goldfish in East Ilsley pond

04 May 2020

There's a 'tail' to be told THERE's a thriving community of goldfish in East Ilsley's village pond that have been flashing their scales in the sunshine…


Thousands say thank you to ‘our gem’ key worker Sammy

25 April 2020
Thousands say thank you to ‘our gem’ key worker Sammy

Thousands say thank you to ‘our gem’ key worker Sammy

25 April 2020

Popular Newbury street cleaner becomes social media sensation Everyone loves Sammy Wasuwa. He’s a keyworker, out there in all weathers with his…


World Earth Day - beautiful bluebells at Bowdown Woods Greenham

22 April 2020
World Earth Day - beautiful bluebells at Bowdown Woods Greenham

World Earth Day - beautiful bluebells at Bowdown Woods Greenham

22 April 2020

A carpet of flowers EXERCISE once a day and close to home is allowed under lockdown conditions whether it be a run, a cycle or a walk. In West Berkshire,…


Lockdown locks off for West Ilsley ewes

20 April 2020
Lockdown locks off for West Ilsley ewes

Lockdown locks off for West Ilsley ewes

20 April 2020

Sheep shearing at Rowles Farm SINCE 1969, the Carlisle family have been running Rowles Farm in West Ilsley. During lockdown they have been working to…


Captain Tom Moore thanks and rainbows adorn Newbury families' windows during coronavirus lockdown

17 April 2020
Captain Tom Moore thanks and rainbows adorn Newbury families' windows during coronavirus lockdown

Captain Tom Moore thanks and rainbows adorn Newbury families' windows during coronavirus lockdown

17 April 2020

Children create colourful displays Families in Meyrick Drive, Wash Common, have been putting teddy bears and rainbows in their windows to help lift spirits…


Bucklebury Farm baby goats enjoy a gambol in the spring sunshine during lockdown

06 April 2020
Bucklebury Farm baby goats enjoy a gambol in the spring sunshine during lockdown

Bucklebury Farm baby goats enjoy a gambol in the spring sunshine during lockdown

06 April 2020

Playtime for these bundles of cuteness Spring is in the air at Bucklebury Farm.  Pictures by JASONPIX  


Newbury claps for its carers

02 April 2020
Newbury claps for its carers

Newbury claps for its carers

02 April 2020

Emotional evening draws residents onto the streets For the second week running, people across the district stepped outside their doors at 8pm tonight…


West Berkshire young photographers invited to enter Newbury Weekly News competition

02 April 2020
West Berkshire young photographers invited to enter Newbury Weekly News competition

West Berkshire young photographers invited to enter Newbury Weekly News competition

02 April 2020

We search for the district's best young photographers Newbury Weekly News  Young photographer of the Year competition is still going…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Deserted A34

01 April 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Deserted A34

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Deserted A34

01 April 2020

Empty roads as the lockdown continues We're used to bemoaning the traffic jams on our districts roads and reporting on accidents blocking the A34. But…


Hungerford Market thrives despite lockdown

01 April 2020
Hungerford Market thrives despite lockdown

Hungerford Market thrives despite lockdown

01 April 2020

Town & Manor believe outdoor shopping is safer HUNGERFORD'S popular Wednesday outdoor market is flourishing amid the coronavirus lockdown. Some critics…


Beenham Primary School spreads message of HOPE in coronavirus crisis

31 March 2020
Beenham Primary School spreads message of HOPE in coronavirus crisis

Beenham Primary School spreads message of HOPE in coronavirus crisis

31 March 2020

Pupils paint beautiful rainbows as part of home learning Children in Years 2 and 3 at Beenham Primary School were asked to paint rainbows and put them…


Coronavirus West Berkshire: Lockdown rush hour in pictures

31 March 2020
Coronavirus West Berkshire: Lockdown rush hour in pictures

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Lockdown rush hour in pictures

31 March 2020

Deserted streets as people heed Government warnings These were the scenes across Newbury this morning, as people adhere to Government guidelines and stay…


Greenham Common, Newbury, Friday morning sunrise

27 March 2020
Greenham Common, Newbury, Friday morning sunrise

Greenham Common, Newbury, Friday morning sunrise

27 March 2020

Taken by our photographer Phil this morning


Newbury round of applause for our NHS heroes

26 March 2020
Newbury round of applause for our NHS heroes

Newbury round of applause for our NHS heroes

26 March 2020

Coronavirus West Berkshire: People take to the streets at 8pm to show their appreciation People across West Berkshire went to their front doors and windows…


West Berkshire in lockdown in pictures - Newbury, Thatcham and Hungerford - #stayhomesavelives

26 March 2020
West Berkshire in lockdown in pictures - Newbury, Thatcham and Hungerford - #stayhomesavelives

West Berkshire in lockdown in pictures - Newbury, Thatcham and Hungerford - #stayhomesavelives

26 March 2020

People heeding government advice


Video: West Berkshire Magistrates’ Court being demolished

19 February 2020
Video: West Berkshire Magistrates’ Court being demolished

Video: West Berkshire Magistrates’ Court being demolished

19 February 2020

Work starts on the court building. THREE years after the announcement that West Berkshire Magistrates’ Court in Newbury was to close, it is being…


Video: Raw sewage running through Lambourn

18 February 2020
Video: Raw sewage running through Lambourn

Video: Raw sewage running through Lambourn

18 February 2020

Residents are still suffering. Residents in Lambourn visited the site where raw sewage has been pouring out for days. The latest overflow has prompted…


Storm Dennis causes road closures

16 February 2020
Storm Dennis causes road closures

Storm Dennis causes road closures

16 February 2020

FLOODING caused by heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis has lead to the closure of Burys Bank Road. Following persistent heavy rainfall overnight many other…


Join Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

24 January 2020
Join Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

Join Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

24 January 2020

Berkshire's top 10 in 2019 RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch starts this Saturday, January 25th to Monday, January 27th. The survey has been running since 1979…


Picture gallery: Newbury Netball League

09 January 2020
Picture gallery: Newbury Netball League

Picture gallery: Newbury Netball League

09 January 2020

Take a look at last Sunday action THE Newbury Netball League is back underway for 2020 after a number of weeks off during the festive period. In the premier…


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