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5,000 phone collection becomes online museum

5,000 phone collection becomes online museum

5,000 phone collection becomes online museum

25 November 2021

A Donnington man's private mobile phone collection is being showcased in a new online museum.


Remembering lost loved ones and saving the planet too

Remembering lost loved ones and saving the planet too

Remembering lost loved ones and saving the planet too

24 November 2021

The ‘extraordinary way that local communities have been brought together’ was highlighted again recently as a fourth Lockdown Wood was planted.


'If you don’t put your wellies on and jump in then nothing is going to change'

'If you don’t put your wellies on and jump in then nothing is going to change'

'If you don’t put your wellies on and jump in then nothing is going to change'

23 November 2021

Female councillors lead the way for better political behaviour


Newbury Real Ale Festival gets licence back – and a ticking off

Newbury Real Ale Festival gets licence back – and a ticking off

Newbury Real Ale Festival gets licence back – and a ticking off

23 November 2021

The Newbury Real Ale Festival will run again – after a battle to get its licence renewed.

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Mumsnot has a story to tell

Mumsnot has a story to tell

Mumsnot has a story to tell

21 November 2021

A website that aims to bring people together has been launched in West Berkshire during the Covid lockdown.


Rejected: Lawrences Lane plans thrown out

Rejected: Lawrences Lane plans thrown out

Rejected: Lawrences Lane plans thrown out

17 November 2021

Attempts to gain permission for a traveller pitch near Thatcham have been rejected.


Ultimate triathlete inspires youngsters

Ultimate triathlete inspires youngsters

Ultimate triathlete inspires youngsters

17 November 2021

A global adventurer, who has rowed, climbed and cycled his way around the world, has been speaking to pupils at a Newbury school.


'I turned yellow like Marge Simpson'

'I turned yellow like Marge Simpson'

'I turned yellow like Marge Simpson'

16 November 2021

A Newbury woman who survived pancreatic cancer is warning others to get their symptoms checked out.


‘If it is too loud, we will turn it down’

‘If it is too loud, we will turn it down’

‘If it is too loud, we will turn it down’

16 November 2021

Newbury Real Ale Festival admits it could have done better to control noise levels.


Wildlife thrives under the shadow of nuclear bomb factory

Wildlife thrives under the shadow of nuclear bomb factory

Wildlife thrives under the shadow of nuclear bomb factory

16 November 2021

Building restrictions at Aldermaston sees a bloom in wildlife species


The Bell at Boxford could be a new thatched restaurant

The Bell at Boxford could be a new thatched restaurant

The Bell at Boxford could be a new thatched restaurant

15 November 2021

Plans have been submitted to West Berkshire councl to redevelop ‘The Bell at Boxford’ into a new thatched restaurant.


Swift Group Christmas Toy Appeal launch

Swift Group Christmas Toy Appeal launch

Swift Group Christmas Toy Appeal launch

15 November 2021

The 15th Christmas Toy Appeal was officially launched today (Monday) at the Community Furniture Project (CFP) in Newbury.


Ageing facilities 'a concern' at AWE Aldermaston

Ageing facilities 'a concern' at AWE Aldermaston

Ageing facilities 'a concern' at AWE Aldermaston

15 November 2021

The Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston is to remain under enhanced scrutiny for another year.


Pond Close residents get homes plan kicked out

Pond Close residents get homes plan kicked out

Pond Close residents get homes plan kicked out

09 November 2021

Newbury's Pond Close residents have won their battle to stop new homes being built on the estate.


Newbury Real Ale Festival 'a public nuisance' or 'pride of Newbury'?

Newbury Real Ale Festival 'a public nuisance' or 'pride of Newbury'?

Newbury Real Ale Festival 'a public nuisance' or 'pride of Newbury'?

09 November 2021

West Berkshire Council is to review the town's beer festival licence after objections were lodged claiming it is a ‘major public nuisance’


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"


Fence row sees West Berkshire Council branded as 'worst type of developer'

Fence row sees West Berkshire Council branded as 'worst type of developer'

Fence row sees West Berkshire Council branded as 'worst type of developer'

03 November 2021

Newbury councillors are furious with West Berkshire Council after contractors pulled down fences at Faraday Road football ground.

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Waller Drive planners told to go back to drawing board

Waller Drive planners told to go back to drawing board

Waller Drive planners told to go back to drawing board

27 October 2021

Waller Drive developers have been ticked off by Newbury Council for ‘hanging a noose of viability’ around their necks.


£41,000 a year to rent Monks Lane pitch from rugby club

£41,000 a year to rent Monks Lane pitch from rugby club

£41,000 a year to rent Monks Lane pitch from rugby club

19 October 2021

Sport England has put in a 'holding objection' to West Berkshire Council's proposal for the Monks Lane Sports Hub.


Volunteer Centre West Berkshire celebrates its move to Broadway House in Newbury

Volunteer Centre West Berkshire celebrates its move to Broadway House in Newbury

Volunteer Centre West Berkshire celebrates its move to Broadway House in Newbury

15 October 2021

Cake was enjoyed at the new offices of the Volunteer Centre West Berkshire in official opening.


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