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Ralph Webb joined the Newbury Weekly News in 2014. He previously worked as a senior journalist and on the sports desk of the Reading Evening Post for 22 years.

‘Ugly’ win, but it’s three more points for Town

20 December 2023
‘Ugly’ win, but it’s three more points for Town

‘Ugly’ win, but it’s three more points for Town

20 December 2023

Thatcham Town stretched their unbeaten run to six games with victory over Chipstead on Saturday.


Luke’s off to a flier at Ally Pally

18 December 2023
Luke’s off to a flier at Ally Pally

Luke’s off to a flier at Ally Pally

18 December 2023

Luke Humphries kicked off his bid for Paddy Power World Darts Championship glory with a straight-sets success.


Common sense mortgages

08 September 2023
Common sense mortgages

Common sense mortgages

08 September 2023

Our finances are becoming more complicated, but our approach to lending doesn’t have to be, says Newbury Building Society.


West Berkshire Training Consortium: Offering high quality apprenticeships and training

25 August 2023
West Berkshire Training Consortium: Offering high quality apprenticeships and training

West Berkshire Training Consortium: Offering high quality apprenticeships and training

25 August 2023

Would you like to play a part in shaping Newbury’s future workforce?


Next Generation Football making a difference

08 December 2022
Next Generation Football making a difference

Next Generation Football making a difference

08 December 2022

Rich Matias and the team at Next Generation Football are making a difference - here's how you can get involved.


'Seven minutes of madness'

29 November 2022
'Seven minutes of madness'

'Seven minutes of madness'

29 November 2022

A lack of discipline costs Hungerford Town victory at Braintree in the National League South.


Maisie makes her mark in first-ever race

29 November 2022
Maisie makes her mark in first-ever race

Maisie makes her mark in first-ever race

29 November 2022

Team Kennet under-9 girls took a step closer to retaining their Destination Basingstoke Junior Cross Country League title.


Humphries exits Grand Slam of Darts after semi-final defeat

24 November 2022
Humphries exits Grand Slam of Darts after semi-final defeat

Humphries exits Grand Slam of Darts after semi-final defeat

24 November 2022

The Newbury native lost his last-four clash against Stockport’s Nathan Aspinall.


Seriously good new sponsorship deal for Newbury Netball League

21 July 2022
Seriously good new sponsorship deal for Newbury Netball League

Seriously good new sponsorship deal for Newbury Netball League

21 July 2022

Serious Sport and Newbury Netball League are delighted to announce their new multi-year sponsorship.


Jetsetters are in good Nik

03 June 2022
Jetsetters are in good Nik

Jetsetters are in good Nik

03 June 2022

A BRILLIANT all-round display from Nikki Barrie steered Jetsetters to a 30-12 win over Hungerford Extra in the Newbury Netball League Division 1.


SMEs failing to act on carbon footprint

23 May 2022
SMEs failing to act on carbon footprint

SMEs failing to act on carbon footprint

23 May 2022

Nearly three-quarters of SME businesses are not currently acting to reduce their carbon emissions.


Success for Newbury A.C. at the Berkshire A.A. Track and Field Championships

20 May 2022
Success for Newbury A.C. at the Berkshire A.A. Track and Field Championships

Success for Newbury A.C. at the Berkshire A.A. Track and Field Championships

20 May 2022

Newbury A.C enjoyed a successful weekend of action at the Berkshire A.A Track & Field Championships held at the John Nike Stadium, Bracknell.


Three new partners to help law firm thrive

13 May 2022
Three new partners to help law firm thrive

Three new partners to help law firm thrive

13 May 2022

Gardner Leader has announced its latest round of promotions, including three new partners and four new senior associates.


JOG show no mercy to depleted Jeffernauts

11 May 2022
JOG show no mercy to depleted Jeffernauts

JOG show no mercy to depleted Jeffernauts

11 May 2022

Two player Thatcham Jeffernauts (Fallon Rust and Andy Jeffery) were thumped 9-1 by Kintbury JOG in Division 1 of the Newbury Table Tennis League.


Sparvells triumph to win Sumner Trophy

10 May 2022
Sparvells triumph to win Sumner Trophy

Sparvells triumph to win Sumner Trophy

10 May 2022

Carol and Mike Sparvell won the Sumner Trophy, a mixed greensome competition, at West Berks Golf Club with 37 points.


It's looking good at Newbury

06 May 2022
It's looking good at Newbury

It's looking good at Newbury

06 May 2022

Newbury Cricket Club is a good place to be at the moment.


Interview with new Newbury Blues coach

05 May 2022
Interview with new Newbury Blues coach

Interview with new Newbury Blues coach

05 May 2022

James McAvoy is relishing the chance to take Newbury Blues to greater heights.


Paggies Bar victory in Sunday League Cup

05 May 2022
Paggies Bar victory in Sunday League Cup

Paggies Bar victory in Sunday League Cup

05 May 2022

Paggies Bar claim decisive win over NWX at Lambourn FC.


Thatcham cricket team hungry for success

04 May 2022
Thatcham cricket team hungry for success

Thatcham cricket team hungry for success

04 May 2022

Thatcham Town captain Jack Young is determined to lead his side back into the Thames Valley League Division 2 at the first time of asking.


West Berks team are England champions

04 May 2022
West Berks team are England champions

West Berks team are England champions

04 May 2022

West Berks were crowned English national Over-60s Fours champions at the national indoor bowls finals in Nottingham.


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