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Planners say ‘no’ to new kebab van for town

Planners say ‘no’ to new kebab van for town

Planners say ‘no’ to new kebab van for town

20 February 2024

Planners have refused permission for a kebab van in Hungerford’s Charnham Park.


Blooms so beautiful

Blooms so beautiful

Blooms so beautiful

20 February 2024

The carpets of white snowdrops are blooming beautifully at Welford Park.


Hungerford named best place to live in West Berkshire

Hungerford named best place to live in West Berkshire

Hungerford named best place to live in West Berkshire

16 February 2024

Hungerford has been named the sixth best place to live in the whole of Berkshire, according to a new league table.


Community hero champions men’s mental health

Community hero champions men’s mental health

Community hero champions men’s mental health

16 February 2024

A West Berkshire resident has been awarded this year’s Specialist Housing Champion award by A2Dominion for his “fantastic” community work.


Man raises top sum for cancer charity on his birthday

Man raises top sum for cancer charity on his birthday

Man raises top sum for cancer charity on his birthday

16 February 2024

A Stockcross man has celebrated his 90th birthday surrounded by more than 80 close friends and family members.


Retail giant Boots tries to thwart plans for new town centre pharmacy

Retail giant Boots tries to thwart plans for new town centre pharmacy

Retail giant Boots tries to thwart plans for new town centre pharmacy

15 February 2024

A pharmacist who wants to open a new town centre store has appealed to the public for help.


Woman celebrates turning 104 at Newbury care home

Woman celebrates turning 104 at Newbury care home

Woman celebrates turning 104 at Newbury care home

14 February 2024

A care home resident has celebrated a milestone birthday.


Jobs ‘safe’ as Hungerford Co-op closes

Jobs ‘safe’ as Hungerford Co-op closes

Jobs ‘safe’ as Hungerford Co-op closes

14 February 2024

Hungerford’s High Street Co-op is to close, store bosses have confirmed.


College champions apprenticeship success

College champions apprenticeship success

College champions apprenticeship success

14 February 2024

Newbury College and UCN have honoured the achievements of apprentices and employers in the Thames Valley with their annual Apprenticeship Awards.


Bishop of Reading announces her retirement

Bishop of Reading announces her retirement

Bishop of Reading announces her retirement

13 February 2024

The Bishop of Reading, Olivia Graham, has announced her retirement later this year.


‘Beloved parents and grandparents’ killed by driver who suffered apparent medical episode

‘Beloved parents and grandparents’ killed by driver who suffered apparent medical episode

‘Beloved parents and grandparents’ killed by driver who suffered apparent medical episode

13 February 2024

A pair of retired headteachers were killed instantly by a driver who apparently blacked out at the wheel.


Most motorists driving from Newbury to Hungerford are speeding menace

Most motorists driving from Newbury to Hungerford are speeding menace

Most motorists driving from Newbury to Hungerford are speeding menace

12 February 2024

Seventy per cent of traffic coming into Hungerford from Newbury exceeds the speed limit.


The changing face of cinema

The changing face of cinema

The changing face of cinema

10 February 2024

From first dates to summer holiday fun, Newbury’s cinema holds a special place in many hearts.


Police under continuing fire for sexually mocking Newbury assault victim

Police under continuing fire for sexually mocking Newbury assault victim

Police under continuing fire for sexually mocking Newbury assault victim

07 February 2024

Thames Valley Police is dealing with the fallout from a scandal in which officers sexually mocked an assault victim.


Save our business

Save our business

Save our business

07 February 2024

An award-winning cider company is seeking public support to continue trading.


Charity worker trains for 24-hour cycle challenge

Charity worker trains for 24-hour cycle challenge

Charity worker trains for 24-hour cycle challenge

06 February 2024

A charity worker has set himself a 24-hour cycle challenge to raise £10,000 for a unique performing arts centre, currently under construction.


Lisa finds her way home

Lisa finds her way home

Lisa finds her way home

06 February 2024

Lisa Harrington always knew she was adopted – and she always knew that she ‘looked a bit Asian’.


Applications open to nominate Community Champions

Applications open to nominate Community Champions

Applications open to nominate Community Champions

02 February 2024

It is time to nominate your community champions.


Public pressure wins reprieve for Newbury care home

Public pressure wins reprieve for Newbury care home

Public pressure wins reprieve for Newbury care home

01 February 2024

People power has won a victory for the Willows Edge Care Home which was due to be closed by the council.


Jumping for cancer charity fundraiser

Jumping for cancer charity fundraiser

Jumping for cancer charity fundraiser

30 January 2024

People will be jumping into action to help raise funds for a small cancer charity after the organiser’s husband received a devastating diagnosis.


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