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Man takes on Europe cycle challenge after beating cancer

23 August 2015
Man takes on Europe cycle challenge after beating cancer

Man takes on Europe cycle challenge after beating cancer

23 August 2015

A NEWBURY man is setting off on a cross-Europe cycle ride to raise money for charity after his miraculous recovery from an extremely aggressive form of…


Greenham biomass plant approved despite local opposition

22 August 2015
Greenham biomass plant approved despite local opposition

Greenham biomass plant approved despite local opposition

22 August 2015

A CONTROVERSIAL proposal for a biomass plant at Greenham has been approved by councillors, despite attracting a wave of local opposition. The plans by…


What's on Saturday

22 August 2015
What's on Saturday

What's on Saturday

22 August 2015

It’s the midway point for the Stockcross extravaganza which sees two weeks of entertainment including arts, music and culture across the community. Today’s…


Labour leader hopeful to speak at Reading's Pavillion this weekend

21 August 2015
Labour leader hopeful to speak at Reading's Pavillion this weekend

Labour leader hopeful to speak at Reading's Pavillion this weekend

21 August 2015

Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham will be in Reading on Saturday as part of his ongoing UK tour. Mr Burnham who is the MP for Leigh in north-west…


Plans for outdoor boxing matches in Newbury attracts concerns

20 August 2015
Plans for outdoor boxing matches in Newbury attracts concerns

Plans for outdoor boxing matches in Newbury attracts concerns

20 August 2015

NEWBURY Business Improvement District – tasked with revitalising the town centre, has come up with a new plan to increase footfall... outdoor boxing…


Thames Valley PCC "most efficient" says report

19 August 2015
Thames Valley PCC "most efficient" says report

Thames Valley PCC "most efficient" says report

19 August 2015

THE office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley spends less than any other such office in England and Wales, according to a new report…


Objections to European-first underground rifle range and fly fishing facility

18 August 2015
Objections to European-first underground rifle range and fly fishing facility

Objections to European-first underground rifle range and fly fishing facility

18 August 2015

A PROPOSAL for Europe’s first-ever fly fishing training facility and underground rifle range has been called in for further discussion by councillors…


Thirty-eight children in West Berkshire are 'at risk of abuse'

17 August 2015
Thirty-eight children in West Berkshire are 'at risk of abuse'

Thirty-eight children in West Berkshire are 'at risk of abuse'

17 August 2015

Scale of child sexual exploitation in district is revealed MORE details surrounding the number of children at risk from sexual expolitation was revealed…


Town councillors raise fears over parking problems at new Premier Inn

16 August 2015
Town councillors raise fears over parking problems at new Premier Inn

Town councillors raise fears over parking problems at new Premier Inn

16 August 2015

110 bed town centre hotel will not offer spaces for guests COUNCILLORS have expressed concerns that a proposed 110-bed Premier Inn in Park Way would clog…


Almost one fifth of primary school pupils are carers

14 August 2015
Almost one fifth of primary school pupils are carers

Almost one fifth of primary school pupils are carers

14 August 2015

ALMOST a fifth of primary school children in West Berkshire are carers – and half of these are missing school as a result of their commitments. That…


West Berkshire Council guilty of data breaches

13 August 2015
West Berkshire Council guilty of data breaches

West Berkshire Council guilty of data breaches

13 August 2015

Council mistakes have resulted in 48 data breaches of personal information over the last three years, according to a report by campaign group Big Brother…


After Hungerford UFO sightings, now it's crop circles

12 August 2015
After Hungerford UFO sightings, now it's crop circles

After Hungerford UFO sightings, now it's crop circles

12 August 2015

There’s something very strange going on near Hungerford. First it was unusual lights in the skies over Hungerford and Lambourn, and now it seems…


Severe weather warning issued for the South East

11 August 2015
Severe weather warning issued for the South East

Severe weather warning issued for the South East

11 August 2015

We are now well into Summer so that can only mean one thing… heavy rain and lightning is on the way. As much as 50mm of rain is possible by the…


Petrolheads paradise as classic car show returns

11 August 2015
Petrolheads paradise as classic car show returns

Petrolheads paradise as classic car show returns

11 August 2015

Hundreds attend event at Newbury College IT was top gear for petrol heads at the weekend as the West Berkshire Classic Vehicle Club held its annual Classic…


It’s D-Day for Greenham biomass plant

11 August 2015
It’s D-Day for Greenham biomass plant

It’s D-Day for Greenham biomass plant

11 August 2015

Councillors to decide on application this week A CONTROVERSIAL application to install a biomass energy plant at Greenham will be decided by councillors…


Man assaulted with ashtray in Newbury pub

10 August 2015
Man assaulted with ashtray in Newbury pub

Man assaulted with ashtray in Newbury pub

10 August 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted with an ashtray in a “mindless and unprovoked attack” at a Newbury pub on…


Do's and dont's: A-level results day

10 August 2015
Do's and dont's: A-level results day

Do's and dont's: A-level results day

10 August 2015

WITH results day fast approaching, the district’s secondary school pupils will soon be learning their fate. The Newbury Weekly News will be at the…


Newbury actress filmed for Bollywood remake of Oculus

10 August 2015
Newbury actress filmed for Bollywood remake of Oculus

Newbury actress filmed for Bollywood remake of Oculus

10 August 2015

A NEWBURY schoolgirl has just finished a month’s filming as one of the child actors for a Bollywood adaption of American horror movie Oculus . Eleven-year-old…


Newbury teenager appeals for help getting to Youth Olympic Games

07 August 2015
Newbury teenager appeals for help getting to Youth Olympic Games

Newbury teenager appeals for help getting to Youth Olympic Games

07 August 2015

A Newbury teenager who was named the women’s world number one for bobsleigh is calling on the community to help fund her trip to compete in…


Suspected unexploded shell "handed in" to Newbury fire station

06 August 2015
Suspected unexploded shell "handed in" to Newbury fire station

Suspected unexploded shell "handed in" to Newbury fire station

06 August 2015

An area of Newbury was cordoned off by police today (Thursday) after a suspected explosive device was "handed in" at Newbury fire station. A cordon…


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