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Waste service strain means we need to 'consume less'

Waste service strain means we need to 'consume less'

Waste service strain means we need to 'consume less'

07 December 2021

Lockdown and HGV driver shortages have meant that people need to produce less rubbish.


The cost of filling up

The cost of filling up

The cost of filling up

30 November 2021

Costs for electric car charging in West Berkshire are set to be approved this week.


Concern for welfare of hedgehogs

Concern for welfare of hedgehogs

Concern for welfare of hedgehogs

23 November 2021

RSPCA concern about the number of underweight hedgehogs and their ability to survive in cold weather.


A merry market of sustainable goods comes to Thatcham

A merry market of sustainable goods comes to Thatcham

A merry market of sustainable goods comes to Thatcham

18 November 2021

Fill your stockings with eco-friendly gifts from the Thatcham sustainable market this Christmas.


Turf war in Lambourn as property prices challenge the racing industry

Turf war in Lambourn as property prices challenge the racing industry

Turf war in Lambourn as property prices challenge the racing industry

08 November 2021

"We want top jumps trainers to set up their business here"


Volunteers needed to dig out gardening gloves and get Newbury in Bloom

Volunteers needed to dig out gardening gloves and get Newbury in Bloom

Volunteers needed to dig out gardening gloves and get Newbury in Bloom

08 November 2021

Volunteers are being invited, by Newbury Town Council to get Newbury in bloom for Purple4Polio.


National Trust cuts down diseased beech tree in Woolton Hill

National Trust cuts down diseased beech tree in Woolton Hill

National Trust cuts down diseased beech tree in Woolton Hill

06 November 2021

A giant beech tree in The Chase car park has been cut down due to a fungal disease.


Wildlife trust calls for local climate change action

Wildlife trust calls for local climate change action

Wildlife trust calls for local climate change action

05 November 2021

As world leaders discuss the climate crisis, a wildlife trust is calling for immediate local action.


Local people come together for COP26 'vigil'

Local people come together for COP26 'vigil'

Local people come together for COP26 'vigil'

05 November 2021

On the eve of the landmark COP26 summit in Glasgow, local people came together for a climate vigil in St John's Church, Newbury.


Did you catch the ITV Meridian COP26 report at The Living Rainforest?

Did you catch the ITV Meridian COP26 report at The Living Rainforest?

Did you catch the ITV Meridian COP26 report at The Living Rainforest?

03 November 2021

The tropical rainforest, in Hampstead Norreys hosted the 30-minute-report on the fight against climate change.


Town Council endorses Government climate bill

Town Council endorses Government climate bill

Town Council endorses Government climate bill

28 October 2021

Newbury Town Council has issued a declaration in support of the Climate and Ecology Emergency Bill, currently being debated in Parliament.


Eco market planned for Wash Common

Eco market planned for Wash Common

Eco market planned for Wash Common

27 October 2021

A 'SustainHUBle' market is being staged at St Francis Parish Hall in Wash Common this week.


Making Greenham greener

Making Greenham greener

Making Greenham greener

24 October 2021

Volunteers have helped plant 8,500 flower bulbs at Stroud Green, in a bid to make the area they live in as nice as possible.


Pupils walk for wellbeing

Pupils walk for wellbeing

Pupils walk for wellbeing

23 October 2021

Pupils at a Newbury school covered more than 10,000km collectively as they celebrated the importance of health and wellbeing.


Father and son fined more than £2,000 for fly-tipping

Father and son fined more than £2,000 for fly-tipping

Father and son fined more than £2,000 for fly-tipping

21 October 2021

A father and son have pleaded guilty to fly-tipping household waste in Basingstoke.


Weather warning for West Berkshire

Weather warning for West Berkshire

Weather warning for West Berkshire

19 October 2021

Met Office issues a warning that a brief period of heavy rain, thunderstorms and very gusty winds may cause some disruption on Wednesday morning.


Bulb-planting days at Lockdown Woods

Bulb-planting days at Lockdown Woods

Bulb-planting days at Lockdown Woods

16 October 2021

Volunteers at Newbury's two Lockdown Woods gathered for a pair of planting days over the past two weekends.


Tree felling to shut stretch of A339 for two weeks

Tree felling to shut stretch of A339 for two weeks

Tree felling to shut stretch of A339 for two weeks

14 October 2021

Around 600 diseased trees will be cut down along the A339 over the next two weeks.


Where is West Berkshire at with getting to be carbon neutral?

Where is West Berkshire at with getting to be carbon neutral?

Where is West Berkshire at with getting to be carbon neutral?

12 October 2021

It is two and a bit years since West Berkshire Council declared a climate emergency with the stated intent to be carbon neutral by 2030


Berkshire Farm Girl to appear on Countryfile this evening

Berkshire Farm Girl to appear on Countryfile this evening

Berkshire Farm Girl to appear on Countryfile this evening

10 October 2021

West Berkshire will be starring on the BBC this evening as Berkshire Farm Girl Eleanor Gilbert appears on Countryfile.


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