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School closures

19 March 2018
School closures

School closures

19 March 2018

A number of schools are closed and others are opening late as snow and ice hits the district A number of schools across the district are closed today…


Missing Bristol man seen in Newbury

22 January 2018
Missing Bristol man seen in Newbury

Missing Bristol man seen in Newbury

22 January 2018

Police appeal for information on the whereabouts of Oscar Kolkowski A man missing from Bristol for a week has reportedly been spotted in Newbury. Oscar…


'Don't let things stop you doing what you dream of'

12 December 2017
'Don't let things stop you doing what you dream of'

'Don't let things stop you doing what you dream of'

12 December 2017

Businesswoman tells of cancer battle while starting firm This year saw one Thatcham businesswoman take on the toughest challenge of her life – cancer.…


Breaking news: Former Newbury policeman Shane Cooke dies

11 December 2017
Breaking news: Former Newbury policeman Shane Cooke dies

Breaking news: Former Newbury policeman Shane Cooke dies

11 December 2017

Tributes are paid on social media to the former town centre officer Former Newbury police officer, Shane Cooke, had died. The well-known policeman, who…


Don't forget the M4 is closed this weekend

08 December 2017
Don't forget the M4 is closed this weekend

Don't forget the M4 is closed this weekend

08 December 2017

Planned bridge maintenance also shuts a number of local roads in the area Planning to head out to do some Christmas shopping this weekend? Is your festive…


Full closure of M4 this weekend

21 November 2017
Full closure of M4 this weekend

Full closure of M4 this weekend

21 November 2017

Local roads will also be closed to allow the bridge maintenance work to be carried out The M4 will be closed between junctions 12 and 13 this week as…


Emma takes the hassle out of shopping

17 November 2017
Emma takes the hassle out of shopping

Emma takes the hassle out of shopping

17 November 2017

Experienced retailer opens her own lifestyle store in town centre EARLIER this year, Emma Bees realised her lifetime dream. She opened the doors of her…


A34 shut southbound at Wash Common

17 November 2017
A34 shut southbound at Wash Common

A34 shut southbound at Wash Common

17 November 2017

Carriageway expected to remain closed for some time as "complex" recovery takes place The A34 is currently closed, southbound, while an overturned HGV…


Instagram is a Gift for Hannah as her turnover triples in a year

13 October 2017
Instagram is a Gift for Hannah as her turnover triples in a year

Instagram is a Gift for Hannah as her turnover triples in a year

13 October 2017

Social media sees interest in online boutique 'go wild' EMBRACING social media has seen one Newbury business surge this year. Mum-of-three Hannah Foster…


No trains from Newbury to London this weekend

13 October 2017
No trains from Newbury to London this weekend

No trains from Newbury to London this weekend

13 October 2017

Last minute engineering work to blame for Saturday and Sunday line closures There will be no trains between Newbury, Reading and London this weekend as…


Striving to improve the energy market

22 September 2017
Striving to improve the energy market

Striving to improve the energy market

22 September 2017

Newbury-based PassivSystems' CEO Colin Calder has the energy to try to solve a major global problem I CATCH up with Colin Calder between his calls to…


How Matt went from no job to a £3m turnover in just 10 years

13 September 2017
How Matt went from no job to a £3m turnover in just 10 years

How Matt went from no job to a £3m turnover in just 10 years

13 September 2017

Stream Networks boss on growth and looking after staff SINCE being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of just 10, Matt Shanahan has been driven…


Highclere man reunited with abandoned baby he found in a holly bush 50 years ago

28 July 2017
Highclere man reunited with abandoned baby he found in a holly bush 50 years ago

Highclere man reunited with abandoned baby he found in a holly bush 50 years ago

28 July 2017

Sandra Olah flew from Australia after tracking down Martin Palmer THERE was an emotional reunion this week as a Highclere man came face-to-face with the…


Printing and marketing firm is the Apple of Andrew's eye

21 July 2017
Printing and marketing firm is the Apple of Andrew's eye

Printing and marketing firm is the Apple of Andrew's eye

21 July 2017

Owner of AP&C talks of its successes and future growth SINCE taking over as the sole owner of Apple Print and Creative in 2014, Andrew Watts has steered…


New initiative offers support to veterans to prevent re-offending

06 July 2017
New initiative offers support to veterans to prevent re-offending

New initiative offers support to veterans to prevent re-offending

06 July 2017

Thames Valley Police teams up with armed forces charity MEMBERS of the armed services will be offered support to help prevent them re-offending in a new…


Banking on the flair of healthy high-end Japanese cuisine

22 June 2017
Banking on the flair of healthy high-end Japanese cuisine

Banking on the flair of healthy high-end Japanese cuisine

22 June 2017

BDZ Holdings opening new restaurant in former bank GEORGE Neil is currently overseeing the finishing touches to Newbury’s newest restaurant. Arigato…


It's make up your mind time

07 June 2017
It's make up your mind time

It's make up your mind time

07 June 2017

Video: A shortened version of our interviews with all of the candidates BRITAIN goes to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) and candidates up and down the country…


How family firm became a world leader in its field

17 May 2017
How family firm became a world leader in its field

How family firm became a world leader in its field

17 May 2017

BCMS chief on 30 years of growing M&A consultancy WHEN Dave Rebbettes’ family sold their publishing firm, they had no idea where the experience…


Mum's thanks for fund-raising fun day

17 May 2017
Mum's thanks for fund-raising fun day

Mum's thanks for fund-raising fun day

17 May 2017

Cash boost to Jack's wish for garden games room THE mother of a seven-year-old boy suffering from leukaemia has said a ‘massive thank you’…


Gallery: New pictures added of the Queen's visit to Pangbourne College

10 May 2017
Gallery: New pictures added of the Queen's visit to Pangbourne College

Gallery: New pictures added of the Queen's visit to Pangbourne College

10 May 2017

Former Pangbourne pupil, aged 97, remembers his time serving with Prince Philip in the Royal Navy THE Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Pangbourne…


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