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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.


Thatcham’s sustainable living market makes eager return

Thatcham’s sustainable living market makes eager return

Thatcham’s sustainable living market makes eager return

06 October 2021

The eco-friendly market made its return to encourage and promote sustainable living.


MP slams motorway protesters

MP slams motorway protesters

MP slams motorway protesters

05 October 2021

Kit Malthouse MP has spoken out against climate activists' recent blockades of motorways, threatening a crackdown on the protests.


Pringles tubes now accepted at recycling centres

Pringles tubes now accepted at recycling centres

Pringles tubes now accepted at recycling centres

04 October 2021

Pringles tubes and other paper food containers with metal ends are now being accepted for recycling at waste centres across the district.


Councillors praise Thatcham litter pickers and provide further funding

Councillors praise Thatcham litter pickers and provide further funding

Councillors praise Thatcham litter pickers and provide further funding

03 October 2021

Thatcham town councillors have approved funding for Thatcham litter pickers for Public Liability Insurance.


Protesters shut M4

Protesters shut M4

Protesters shut M4

01 October 2021

Insulate Britain have blocked part of the M4 this morning.


Victoria Park café – hopes for 2023 opening and new managers announced

Victoria Park café – hopes for 2023 opening and new managers announced

Victoria Park café – hopes for 2023 opening and new managers announced

23 September 2021

Newbury's long-hoped for park café has nudged a step closer to reality.


Plant a tree to support Queen's Green Canopy

Plant a tree to support Queen's Green Canopy

Plant a tree to support Queen's Green Canopy

23 September 2021

Greenham Trust is preparing to celebrate its 25th anniversary by encouraging everyone to plant a tree.


Zero Carbon Tour stops over at Newbury College

Zero Carbon Tour stops over at Newbury College

Zero Carbon Tour stops over at Newbury College

17 September 2021

Newbury College has played host to a special electric coach, as part of an event promoting sustainability in business.


Peace camp remembered

Peace camp remembered

Peace camp remembered

09 September 2021

There were emotional reunions at the weekend as hundreds gathered on Greenham Common to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the peace camp.


Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

08 September 2021

Partially-treated waste water could be released into rivers and seas because of a chemical shortage caused by Brexit.


Newbury Extinction Rebellion members in London for protest

Newbury Extinction Rebellion members in London for protest

Newbury Extinction Rebellion members in London for protest

28 August 2021

Extinction Rebellion activists from across the UK converged on Covent Garden on Monday, with members from Newbury were among those demonstrating.


'Lockdown Woods' dedication a poignant moment for Newbury

'Lockdown Woods' dedication a poignant moment for Newbury

'Lockdown Woods' dedication a poignant moment for Newbury

26 August 2021

There was a large turnout in Goldwell Park, Newbury, on Saturday for the dedication of specially-planted Lockdown Woods to those lost in the pandemic.


Price of garden and food waste collection service to be reduced

Price of garden and food waste collection service to be reduced

Price of garden and food waste collection service to be reduced

30 July 2021

The cost of the garden and food waste collection service will be reduced by £4 for the upcoming year, West Berkshire Council has announced.


'Pram Rebellion' marches through Newbury in climate protest

'Pram Rebellion' marches through Newbury in climate protest

'Pram Rebellion' marches through Newbury in climate protest

15 July 2021

Local climate activists took the streets of Newbury on Saturday.


Local activists join blockade of Didcot B power station

Local activists join blockade of Didcot B power station

Local activists join blockade of Didcot B power station

10 June 2021

Activists from Extinction Rebellion's Newbury branch joined a blockade of Didcot B power station on Tuesday.


Countryside respect campaign launched

Countryside respect campaign launched

Countryside respect campaign launched

04 June 2021

A campaign has been launched asking people to respect and take care of West Berkshire's cherished countryside as summer arrives.


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