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Crash closes A4 in both directions

04 March 2024
Crash closes A4 in both directions

Crash closes A4 in both directions

04 March 2024

Emergency services are on the scene of a crash near Newbury this morning.


Could you give a dog its forever home?

03 March 2024
Could you give a dog its forever home?

Could you give a dog its forever home?

03 March 2024

Dog of the Week: Our new online feature highlights some of the dogs waiting for their forever home.


West Berks in top 5 happiest areas to live in UK

01 March 2024
West Berks in top 5 happiest areas to live in UK

West Berks in top 5 happiest areas to live in UK

01 March 2024

A new study has ranked local authorities based on the levels of happiness and well-being of residents.

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Tributes paid to ‘true legend’ of St Bart’s

28 February 2024
Tributes paid to ‘true legend’ of St Bart’s

Tributes paid to ‘true legend’ of St Bart’s

28 February 2024

A Newbury school has led the tributes to a former teacher, described as “a true legend”, who died this month.


Marking two years of war in Ukraine

26 February 2024
Marking two years of war in Ukraine

Marking two years of war in Ukraine

26 February 2024

The second anniversary of the start of the war in Ukraine has been marked with a service of commemoration in Newbury.


Traffic building up as flooding shuts one lane of the A34

26 February 2024
Traffic building up as flooding shuts one lane of the A34

Traffic building up as flooding shuts one lane of the A34

26 February 2024

One lane on the A34 remains closed through Newbury this morning after flooding last week.


Hundreds jump into action for cancer charity

26 February 2024
Hundreds jump into action for cancer charity

Hundreds jump into action for cancer charity

26 February 2024

More than £14,000 has been raised for a small cancer charity by a family who have been personally affected by the disease.


Vineyard celebrates 1,000 years of combined service

25 February 2024
Vineyard celebrates 1,000 years of combined service

Vineyard celebrates 1,000 years of combined service

25 February 2024

Employees at a Newbury hotel group have been celebrating more than 1,000 years of combined service.


Drainage work causes sleepless nights

25 February 2024
Drainage work causes sleepless nights

Drainage work causes sleepless nights

25 February 2024

Newbury residents are still feeling the after effects of New Year floods.


Emlyn bowls ‘em over at Lakeside

24 February 2024
Emlyn bowls ‘em over at Lakeside

Emlyn bowls ‘em over at Lakeside

24 February 2024

It’s been nearly two years since it shut its doors for the final time, but today we’ve been reminiscing about the opening of the Lakeside superbowl.

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Let’s get physical!

24 February 2024
Let’s get physical!

Let’s get physical!

24 February 2024

Thousands of pounds have been made available to improve access to physical activities across the district.


School remains with no heating, lighting and hot water

22 February 2024
School remains with no heating, lighting and hot water

School remains with no heating, lighting and hot water

22 February 2024

A Newbury school remains without heating, lighting and hot water, as pupils are accommodated in classrooms across the town.


Work continues to make Newbury school ‘fully operational’

21 February 2024
Work continues to make Newbury school ‘fully operational’

Work continues to make Newbury school ‘fully operational’

21 February 2024

Pupils at a Newbury primary school have returned to face-to-face teaching today after a water leak caused chaos in their classrooms over half term.


£50k Dragons’ Den success for EV chargers

21 February 2024
£50k Dragons’ Den success for EV chargers

£50k Dragons’ Den success for EV chargers

21 February 2024

An electric charging start-up has won the support of a Dragon – after being trialled in West Berkshire.


Newbury school remains closed amid health and safety concerns

20 February 2024
Newbury school remains closed amid health and safety concerns

Newbury school remains closed amid health and safety concerns

20 February 2024

A ‘health and safety issue’ has closed a Newbury primary school.


Blooms so beautiful

20 February 2024
Blooms so beautiful

Blooms so beautiful

20 February 2024

The carpets of white snowdrops are blooming beautifully at Welford Park.


M4 closed overnight until March

20 February 2024
M4 closed overnight until March

M4 closed overnight until March

20 February 2024

Two weeks of overnight closures on part of the M4 through West Berkshire have begun.


Newbury swimmers making a splash

13 February 2024
Newbury swimmers making a splash

Newbury swimmers making a splash

13 February 2024

Newbury swimmers have enjoyed one of their most successful starts to the year, winning 19 medals at the Berks and South Bucks County Championships.


The Breakfast Club

12 February 2024
The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

12 February 2024

Buttercup the wooden cow has been back in West Berkshire schools, helping to spread the word about healthy breakfasts.


Pupils inspired by Paralympic star

11 February 2024
Pupils inspired by Paralympic star

Pupils inspired by Paralympic star

11 February 2024

A Paralympian has spent the day inspiring the next generation with his tales of perseverance and courage.


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