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A34 action group meet after fatal collision kills four

29 August 2016
A34 action group meet after fatal collision kills four

A34 action group meet after fatal collision kills four

29 August 2016

Road safety discussed following crash that claimed lives of woman and three children The inaugural meeting of an action group launched to demand safety…


Town council objects to Bartholomew Street development plan

27 August 2016
Town council objects to Bartholomew Street development plan

Town council objects to Bartholomew Street development plan

27 August 2016

Councillors express concern about overdevelopment and parking NEWBURY town councillors have objected to town centre plans for a four-storey high retail…


Supermarket giant fined for stocking out of date food

25 August 2016
Supermarket giant fined for stocking out of date food

Supermarket giant fined for stocking out of date food

25 August 2016

Pangbourne Co-op had food as old as ten days out of date on its shelves A food retailer has been fined £75,000 after supermarket giant Co-operative…


Heatwave warning extended across South East

24 August 2016
Heatwave warning extended across South East

Heatwave warning extended across South East

24 August 2016

Warning in place until tomorrow [Thursday] morning A heatwave alert issued for the whole of London and the south east yesterday [Tuesday] has been extended…


Met Office issues heat warning as temperatures soar

23 August 2016
Met Office issues heat warning as temperatures soar

Met Office issues heat warning as temperatures soar

23 August 2016

Heatwave to peak on Thursday as mercury rockets Newbury is set to swelter in baking hot temperatures this week as the Met Office issues a level 2 heatwave…


Newbury Fireworks show cancelled

23 August 2016
Newbury Fireworks show cancelled

Newbury Fireworks show cancelled

23 August 2016

Organisers call off event after failing to agree to Newbury Racecourse terms Newbury’s largest fireworks display has been called off after charity…


What to do with a problem like the A34?

23 August 2016
What to do with a problem like the A34?

What to do with a problem like the A34?

23 August 2016

Opinion divided as Newbury Today takes your views Opinion was divided when Newbury Weekly News visited Newbury’s Northbrook Street last week to…


Three-vehicle crash at East Ilsley causes A34 delays

19 August 2016
Three-vehicle crash at East Ilsley causes A34 delays

Three-vehicle crash at East Ilsley causes A34 delays

19 August 2016

Accident comes one week after fatal collision which killed four The A34 northbound came to a standstill this afternoon (Friday) following an accident…


Severe weather warning issued ahead of weekend

19 August 2016
Severe weather warning issued ahead of weekend

Severe weather warning issued ahead of weekend

19 August 2016

Gale force winds expected to hit the district on Saturday The weekend is (almost) here, which can only mean one thing – gale force winds are coming…


Strong turnout at A34 Action Group's first meeting

18 August 2016
Strong turnout at A34 Action Group's first meeting

Strong turnout at A34 Action Group's first meeting

18 August 2016

Meeting held to discuss A34 safety in wake of fatal crash The inaugural meeting of an action group launched in the wake of the horrific fatal accident…


Action Group launched in wake of fatal A34 crash

17 August 2016
Action Group launched in wake of fatal A34 crash

Action Group launched in wake of fatal A34 crash

17 August 2016

Group set up by East Ilsley residents will hold first meeting tonight Following last week’s fatal crash on the A34 an East Ilsley resident…


Man hospitalised after "happy slapping" attack at Newbury's Retrofest

16 August 2016
Man hospitalised after "happy slapping" attack at Newbury's Retrofest

Man hospitalised after "happy slapping" attack at Newbury's Retrofest

16 August 2016

Man punched to the floor and assaulted while another filmed attack on mobile phone A 54-year old man was hospitalised after a savage attack at Newbury’s…


Greenham church leads global vigil for imprisoned Iranian-British woman

13 August 2016
Greenham church leads global vigil for imprisoned Iranian-British woman

Greenham church leads global vigil for imprisoned Iranian-British woman

13 August 2016

St Mary's Church leads prayers for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe A Greenham church took part in a worldwide candle-lit vigil recently in support of a British-Iranian…


A34 speed curb petition doubles after fatal crash

12 August 2016
A34 speed curb petition doubles after fatal crash

A34 speed curb petition doubles after fatal crash

12 August 2016

Newbury MP joins the debate, asking for full safety review of the road A petition calling for new speed restrictions on the A34 after a fatal crash near…


Council holding Newbury "sex clinics" today [Friday]

12 August 2016
Council holding Newbury "sex clinics" today [Friday]

Council holding Newbury "sex clinics" today [Friday]

12 August 2016

West Berkshire Council stalls offering advice and information “Sex clinics” manned by a giant inflatable elephant called Ellie are coming…


Fresh safety calls after fatal A34 crash

11 August 2016
Fresh safety calls after fatal A34 crash

Fresh safety calls after fatal A34 crash

11 August 2016

Calls follow tragic deaths of three children and woman A crash which killed three children and a woman on the A34 last night [Wednesday] has sparked fresh…


Thatcham level crossing barriers break...again

10 August 2016
Thatcham level crossing barriers break...again

Thatcham level crossing barriers break...again

10 August 2016

Network Rail technicians repair bridge after four hours A road barrier at Thatcham's level crossing broke down earlier today [Wednesday]. The barriers…


VIDEO: Newbury paramedic takes on Formula 1 driver

10 August 2016
VIDEO: Newbury paramedic takes on Formula 1 driver

VIDEO: Newbury paramedic takes on Formula 1 driver

10 August 2016

Alex Knapton trades three-tonne ambulance for 200mph Ferrari A Newbury paramedic, used to driving a three-tonne ambulance, swapped his blue lights for…


Concerns raised over new Gourmet Burger Kitchen

08 August 2016
Concerns raised over new Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Concerns raised over new Gourmet Burger Kitchen

08 August 2016

Newbury Town Council warn of access issues for disabled people NEWBURY town councillors have raised concerns over both the design and outdoor seating…


Prolific rogue trader jailed after conning customers out of more than £60,000

05 August 2016
Prolific rogue trader jailed after conning customers out of more than £60,000

Prolific rogue trader jailed after conning customers out of more than £60,000

05 August 2016

Fraudster preyed on "defenceless, trusting members of the public" court hears A prolific rogue trader who conned “defenceless, trusting members…


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