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"Heartbroken" phone company may close doors in Newbury

15 September 2014
"Heartbroken" phone company may close doors in Newbury

"Heartbroken" phone company may close doors in Newbury

15 September 2014

Two phone shops in Newbury are under threat from closure, after the company announced it was entering administration as of this morning. Phones 4 U employs…


Free school meal figures "impressive"

15 September 2014
Free school meal figures "impressive"

Free school meal figures "impressive"

15 September 2014

The free school meals initiative that was launched at the start of the school term last week across West Berkshire, saw more than 700 more pupils eating…


Chieveley school gets top award

14 September 2014
Chieveley school gets top award

Chieveley school gets top award

14 September 2014

A West Berkshire school was awarded the bronze Simple Quality Protects award at a ceremony held on Tuesday; an award which recognises good policy, administrative…


What's on Sunday

14 September 2014
What's on Sunday

What's on Sunday

14 September 2014

The big event of the day will be held at Ufton Court from 11am to 4pm where there will be a Family Open Day, with plenty to do for all the family. Activities…


Golf day raises more than £10,000 for baby charity

13 September 2014
Golf day raises more than £10,000 for baby charity

Golf day raises more than £10,000 for baby charity

13 September 2014

Newbury charity New Life raised more than £10,000 in a single day at their 20th Annual Golf Day at Donnington Valley on Friday. The all-day annual event…


Successful start to Hospital at Home scheme

10 September 2014
Successful start to Hospital at Home scheme

Successful start to Hospital at Home scheme

10 September 2014

Trials for a new service that allows patients suffering from treatable conditions such as bronchitis and pneumonia to be cared for in their homes by doctors…


Aldermaston pub gets drenched for charity

09 September 2014
Aldermaston pub gets drenched for charity

Aldermaston pub gets drenched for charity

09 September 2014

STAFF at a West Berkshire pub drenched themselves in ice-cold water on Sunday in memory of a regular customer who died from motor neurone disease earlier…


Local village hall in sale threat

07 September 2014
Local village hall in sale threat

Local village hall in sale threat

07 September 2014

Concern is growing over the fate of the village hall in Leckampstead, which villagers fear may be sold off to fund the repair and restoration of nearby…


Le Tour de Boswell stops in for a Newbury coffee

06 September 2014
Le Tour de Boswell stops in for a Newbury coffee

Le Tour de Boswell stops in for a Newbury coffee

06 September 2014

LE Tour de Boswell passed through Newbury for the third stage of the charity marathon that saw eight riders cycle from Newport to Portsmouth on a four-day,…


West Berkshire firm wins top honour

06 September 2014
West Berkshire firm wins top honour

West Berkshire firm wins top honour

06 September 2014

AN ALDERMASTON company received the highest honour a business can receive at a ceremony on Wednesday. Sysco Guest Supply, the world’s leading supplier…


£7.7m set aside for another Newbury primary school

05 September 2014
£7.7m set aside for another Newbury primary school

£7.7m set aside for another Newbury primary school

05 September 2014

West Berkshire Council confirmed last week that it is seeking interest in building a new primary school in Newbury, as pupil numbers are growing to the…


Free school meals offered across West Berkshire

05 September 2014
Free school meals offered across West Berkshire

Free school meals offered across West Berkshire

05 September 2014

More than 5,000 schoolchildren across West Berkshire are eligible for free school meals from this week, as part of an initiative that the Government claims…


Newbury teens to "Pedal to Paris" for charity

03 September 2014
Newbury teens to "Pedal to Paris" for charity

Newbury teens to "Pedal to Paris" for charity

03 September 2014

Two sixteen-year old cyclists from West Berkshire will ride almost 500km from London to Paris to raise money in support of the country’s Armed Forces…


Plans for Newbury super surgery renewed

02 September 2014
Plans for Newbury super surgery renewed

Plans for Newbury super surgery renewed

02 September 2014

Plans for a new super-surgery in Newbury in which two, town-centre GP surgeries would be combined, have been resubmitted. The renewed proposal brought…


Top baby names for West Berkshire revealed

01 September 2014
Top baby names for West Berkshire revealed

Top baby names for West Berkshire revealed

01 September 2014

Oliver and Amelia were the most popular baby names for new parents in the south east including West Berkshire, according to figures released this month…


Cancer deaths across the south east fall by a quarter in 20 years

01 September 2014
Cancer deaths across the south east fall by a quarter in 20 years

Cancer deaths across the south east fall by a quarter in 20 years

01 September 2014

CANCER death rates have fallen across the South East by almost a quarter in the last 20 years, according to figures released by Cancer Research UK.In…


Dancing (for joy) with wolves after cash boost

30 August 2014
Dancing (for joy) with wolves after cash boost

Dancing (for joy) with wolves after cash boost

30 August 2014

The country’s leading wolf conservation centre at Beenham was presented with a cheque for $10,000, donated by Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin,…


Marathon bike ride to start today (Fri) in honour of Deep Purple member

29 August 2014
Marathon bike ride to start today (Fri) in honour of Deep Purple member

Marathon bike ride to start today (Fri) in honour of Deep Purple member

29 August 2014

A Newbury man will cycle the length of the country from Land’s End to John O’Groats for charity today (Friday) after being inspired by the death of Deep…


Pro-Palestine march in Newbury tomorrow

28 August 2014
Pro-Palestine march in Newbury tomorrow

Pro-Palestine march in Newbury tomorrow

28 August 2014

A protest march in support of Palestine in the ongoing Gaza conflict will take place in Newbury tomorrow (Friday), amid nationwide protests against what…


Newbury volunteers take on ice bucket craze

28 August 2014
Newbury volunteers take on ice bucket craze

Newbury volunteers take on ice bucket craze

28 August 2014

A team of Newbury volunteers followed in the footsteps of Homer Simpson, George W Bush and James McAvoy last weekend by taking on the ice bucket challenge…


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