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Samaritans urges West Berkshire residents to reach out to others on 'Brew Monday'

18 January 2021
Samaritans urges West Berkshire residents to reach out to others on 'Brew Monday'

Samaritans urges West Berkshire residents to reach out to others on 'Brew Monday'

18 January 2021

Thames Valley Police among organisations encouraging people to check on loved ones Today – the third Monday in January – is always billed…


Newbury skatepark closed

18 January 2021
Newbury skatepark closed

Newbury skatepark closed

18 January 2021

Council's decision comes after plea from Thames Valley Police A Newbury skatepark has been closed after reports of people gathering there and breaking…


Storm Christoph to bring torrential rain to West Berkshire

18 January 2021
Storm Christoph to bring torrential rain to West Berkshire

Storm Christoph to bring torrential rain to West Berkshire

18 January 2021

Yellow weather warning in place this week Storm Christoph is set to bring torrential rain to the district for several days this week. Heavy rain will…


Free school meals: West Berkshire Council vows to support children in need

16 January 2021
Free school meals: West Berkshire Council vows to support children in need

Free school meals: West Berkshire Council vows to support children in need

16 January 2021

Vouchers have already been purchased for families during February half term West Berkshire Council’s ruling Conservatives have hit back at claims…


Newbury driver arrested for drug-driving

15 January 2021
Newbury driver arrested for drug-driving

Newbury driver arrested for drug-driving

15 January 2021

Car initially pulled over by Thames Valley Police officers for having obscured number plate Police officers found a bit more than they expected when they…


New Look shuts for good at Newbury Retail Park

07 January 2021
New Look shuts for good at Newbury Retail Park

New Look shuts for good at Newbury Retail Park

07 January 2021

Fans of the store can still use the Parkway shop after lockdown The New Look store at Newbury's Retail Park has closed its doors for the last time. A…


McDonald's shuts for walk-in orders

07 January 2021
McDonald's shuts for walk-in orders

McDonald's shuts for walk-in orders

07 January 2021

But will remain open for drive-thru and delivery ALL McDonald's branches in Newbury have been closed for walk-in takeaways. The fast-food giant issued…


Calcot hotel goes up for sale with a £6.3m price tag

05 January 2021
Calcot hotel goes up for sale with a £6.3m price tag

Calcot hotel goes up for sale with a £6.3m price tag

05 January 2021

80-bedroom property is on the market for just the second time in more than 45 years An 80-bedroom hotel has gone on the market with an asking price of…


‘Marketing that is affordable should be available to all’

05 January 2021
‘Marketing that is affordable should be available to all’

‘Marketing that is affordable should be available to all’

05 January 2021

Husband and wife team launch firm during pandemic WHEN Emma Dunlop-Walters was made redundant during the coronavirus pandemic she used it as an opportunity…


Some West Berkshire primary schools move to online learning as Covid rates continue to rise

04 January 2021
Some West Berkshire primary schools move to online learning as Covid rates continue to rise

Some West Berkshire primary schools move to online learning as Covid rates continue to rise

04 January 2021

West Berkshire Council confirms that some schools do not have enough staff to reopen tomorrow A number of West Berkshire primary schools will move to…


Sports Personality of the Year 2020: Good luck Hollie

20 December 2020
Sports Personality of the Year 2020: Good luck Hollie

Sports Personality of the Year 2020: Good luck Hollie

20 December 2020

Upper Lambourn jockey is the only woman nominated for Sports Personality of the Year GOOD luck to Upper Lambourn jockey Hollie Doyle at tonight's Sports…


£20,000 raised for arts bursary created in memory of Tadley man killed in A34 crash

29 November 2020
£20,000 raised for arts bursary created in memory of Tadley man killed in A34 crash

£20,000 raised for arts bursary created in memory of Tadley man killed in A34 crash

29 November 2020

Family of Oliver Williams create bursary with National Youth Arts Trust Donations from across the world have helped raise more than £20,000 so far…


West Berkshire property searches taking months to process

28 November 2020
West Berkshire property searches taking months to process

West Berkshire property searches taking months to process

28 November 2020

Additional staff will help clear backlog, says council chief exec Additional members of staff have been employed by West Berkshire Council to help deal…


Tadley residents battle to save 250-year-old oak tree from felling plan

26 November 2020
Tadley residents battle to save 250-year-old oak tree from felling plan

Tadley residents battle to save 250-year-old oak tree from felling plan

26 November 2020

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council says it will take residents' concerns into account Residents are battling to save a 250-year-old oak tree after…


‘Starting a life you can really own and have control over’

25 November 2020
‘Starting a life you can really own and have control over’

‘Starting a life you can really own and have control over’

25 November 2020

Former Vodafone executive writes book after redundancy When Eleanor Tweddell was made redundant from her job at Vodafone, she had no idea that her experience…


Don't forget - Bartholomew Street closures begin tomorrow

23 November 2020
Don't forget - Bartholomew Street closures begin tomorrow

Don't forget - Bartholomew Street closures begin tomorrow

23 November 2020

Reminder that resurfacing works are due to take place in town this week Highways improvements will close a Newbury town centre road from tomorrow. Bartholomew…


Father pays tribute to his 'best little buddy'

17 November 2020
Father pays tribute to his 'best little buddy'

Father pays tribute to his 'best little buddy'

17 November 2020

12-year-old Corey died after a collision near Pangbourne earlier this month The family of a 12-year-old boy who died in a collision while out on a bike…


Closures planned in Bartholomew Street, Newbury next week

17 November 2020
Closures planned in Bartholomew Street, Newbury next week

Closures planned in Bartholomew Street, Newbury next week

17 November 2020

Resurfacing works due to take place in town Highways improvements will close a Newbury town centre road next week. Bartholomew Street will be shut from…


Newbury children set sail on new play equipment

16 November 2020
Newbury children set sail on new play equipment

Newbury children set sail on new play equipment

16 November 2020

Walton Way park given makeover Children can now set sail on a calypso boat or enjoy a spin on a rotator after new play equipment was installed in a Newbury…


Burghclere teen becomes youngest female solo pilot in UK

15 November 2020
Burghclere teen becomes youngest female solo pilot in UK

Burghclere teen becomes youngest female solo pilot in UK

15 November 2020

Downe House pupil took to the skies on her 16th birthday A Burghclere teenager is believed to have become the youngest girl in the UK to fly a plane solo. Downe…


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