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Julie is a walking miracle

Julie is a walking miracle

Julie is a walking miracle

20 June 2021

A woman battling cancer has completed a 70 mile rehabilitation journey and raised thousands of pounds for the hospital that saved her life.


Jim celebrates 100th birthday with golf at Deanwood Park

Jim celebrates 100th birthday with golf at Deanwood Park

Jim celebrates 100th birthday with golf at Deanwood Park

19 June 2021

The former RAF pilot plays every week at the Stockcross club.


Celebrity owned cars for sale

Celebrity owned cars for sale

Celebrity owned cars for sale

11 June 2021

A gold DB7, a Mini with custom-made privacy glass and an Audi RS6 used for an infamous date are among the celebrity owned cars to have gone on sale.


100 today! Happy birthday Jim

100 today! Happy birthday Jim

100 today! Happy birthday Jim

11 June 2021

Jim Dearlove turns 100 today (Friday) and to celebrate he played the first hole at Deanwood Park golf club with his friends.


Stepping up fight to end period poverty

Stepping up fight to end period poverty

Stepping up fight to end period poverty

01 June 2021

An initiative set up by a mother and daughter to help fight period poverty has sent out more than 2,000 boxes of sanitary products to those in need.


Blue plaque honours wartime Pc

Blue plaque honours wartime Pc

Blue plaque honours wartime Pc

29 May 2021

Newbury Town Council has unveiled a blue plaque to honour the first person in the world to be treated with injected penicillin.


Advertorial: Mental health charity calls for volunteers

Advertorial: Mental health charity calls for volunteers

Advertorial: Mental health charity calls for volunteers

28 May 2021

Charity Eight Bells are looking for Community Navigators across West Berkshire.


Anger at huge rise in gas bills

Anger at huge rise in gas bills

Anger at huge rise in gas bills

26 May 2021

Sovereign Housing has said it will look into the way it sets gas charges after tenants were hit by an almost 300 per cent hike in their bills.


Liz's white cane walk for India

Liz's white cane walk for India

Liz's white cane walk for India

22 May 2021

A woman has taken a leap of faith and completed a '5k white cane walk' every day for five days, in a bid to raise vital funds for a school in India.


Old glasses helping Newbury’s vulnerable and homeless

Old glasses helping Newbury’s vulnerable and homeless

Old glasses helping Newbury’s vulnerable and homeless

21 May 2021

A charity and optician are repurposing old spectacle frames to improve the eye health of the homeless and vulnerable.


Getting out to enjoy indoors again

Getting out to enjoy indoors again

Getting out to enjoy indoors again

20 May 2021

West Berkshire’s pubs, restaurants and hotels were among those businesses welcoming customers back inside for the first time in five months on Monday.


Former trustee leaves over £3,000 to mental health charity

Former trustee leaves over £3,000 to mental health charity

Former trustee leaves over £3,000 to mental health charity

19 May 2021

More than £3,000 has been donated to Time to Talk West Berkshire following the death of one of its former trustees, John Hampson.


Mayor rewards Newbury's heroes

Mayor rewards Newbury's heroes

Mayor rewards Newbury's heroes

19 May 2021

The winners of the Newbury Town Civic Awards have been presented with their awards by outgoing mayor Elizabeth O’Keeffe.


Newbury plaque to honour first man treated with penicillin

Newbury plaque to honour first man treated with penicillin

Newbury plaque to honour first man treated with penicillin

18 May 2021

Police Constable Albert Alexander served in Newbury in the 1920s.


Bring out your bras

Bring out your bras

Bring out your bras

17 May 2021

A Burghfield woman is calling on people to bring her their bras - all in aid of charity.


Community work together to keep popular beauty spot open to public

Community work together to keep popular beauty spot open to public

Community work together to keep popular beauty spot open to public

15 May 2021

A Friends group has been set up to ensure a popular walking spot can remain open to the public.


Fraudsters ready to exploit easing of lockdown

Fraudsters ready to exploit easing of lockdown

Fraudsters ready to exploit easing of lockdown

15 May 2021

Those keen to book holidays, days out or concert tickets as lockdown restrictions ease should be alert to scams and fraudulent deals say experts.


Baby milk shortages causing concern for parents

Baby milk shortages causing concern for parents

Baby milk shortages causing concern for parents

14 May 2021

Worried parents are struggling to get their hands on two particular types of infant formula milk because of a nationwide shortage.


Woman's bid to clean up the common

Woman's bid to clean up the common

Woman's bid to clean up the common

12 May 2021

One woman is on a mission to rid Greenham Common of a particularly smelly problem – dog poo bags.


Jess's climb for Captain Tom

Jess's climb for Captain Tom

Jess's climb for Captain Tom

12 May 2021

A girl from Newbury has walked 100 times up and down a steep hill as part of the Captain Tom 100 Challenge.


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