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How to get April's £150 council tax rebate paid into your account

How to get April's £150 council tax rebate paid into your account

How to get April's £150 council tax rebate paid into your account

28 February 2022

A £150 council tax rebate is to be paid to millions of households in April and here's how you can receive it.


Children’s author visits Thatcham pupils for book signing

Children’s author visits Thatcham pupils for book signing

Children’s author visits Thatcham pupils for book signing

27 February 2022

A workshop, assembly and book signing from a "quirky" author left Francis Baily pupils inspired.


Newbury MP meets with local groups to discuss loneliness in West Berkshire

Newbury MP meets with local groups to discuss loneliness in West Berkshire

Newbury MP meets with local groups to discuss loneliness in West Berkshire

26 February 2022

Charities representatives joined forces to tackle loneliness in the district.


Church reintroduces coffee mornings for first time since lockdown

Church reintroduces coffee mornings for first time since lockdown

Church reintroduces coffee mornings for first time since lockdown

26 February 2022

This is the longest break the coffee morning has seen in 30 years.


From nozzle to plug. But how easy is being green with your car in West Berkshire?

From nozzle to plug. But how easy is being green with your car in West Berkshire?

From nozzle to plug. But how easy is being green with your car in West Berkshire?

24 February 2022

There are people across West Berkshire who would buy an EV tomorrow — if only they had some where to plug it in.


Anthrax and radioactive waste fears as plans for 160 houses approved

Anthrax and radioactive waste fears as plans for 160 houses approved

Anthrax and radioactive waste fears as plans for 160 houses approved

24 February 2022

Around 160 homes will be built in Compton, amid fears of radioactive and infectious diseases contamination.

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Care home residents complete sponsored walk

Care home residents complete sponsored walk

Care home residents complete sponsored walk

23 February 2022

Residents from a Newbury care home completed a sponsored walk around Greenham Common to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.


New 'Befriend Bus' to drive out loneliness

New 'Befriend Bus' to drive out loneliness

New 'Befriend Bus' to drive out loneliness

22 February 2022

The new technology bus is hoped to aid the older generation in connecting with loved ones.


Newbury Rugby Club fans shed tears after EuroMillions win

Newbury Rugby Club fans shed tears after EuroMillions win

Newbury Rugby Club fans shed tears after EuroMillions win

22 February 2022

A Newbury family were delighted after a big EuroMillions win and have already planned for a new kitchen and downstairs loo.


Costing the Earth? Is West Berkshire Council's solar farm worth it?

Costing the Earth? Is West Berkshire Council's solar farm worth it?

Costing the Earth? Is West Berkshire Council's solar farm worth it?

22 February 2022

The price tag to build a West Berkshire Council-funded solar farm has gone up by £2m.


Staff cuts blamed for low planning enforcement numbers in West Berkshire

Staff cuts blamed for low planning enforcement numbers in West Berkshire

Staff cuts blamed for low planning enforcement numbers in West Berkshire

22 February 2022

A lack of enforcement staff is being blamed for a huge rise in planning breaches in West Berkshire.


Still time to nominate unsung heroes for Young Person Civic Award

Still time to nominate unsung heroes for Young Person Civic Award

Still time to nominate unsung heroes for Young Person Civic Award

21 February 2022

There is still time to nominate your Young Person in this year's awards.


Little girl granted Disneyland wish before sight loss

Little girl granted Disneyland wish before sight loss

Little girl granted Disneyland wish before sight loss

21 February 2022

Over £5,000 was raised so she can visit Disneyland before losing her sight.


Thatcham to light up for Queens Platinum Jubilee

Thatcham to light up for Queens Platinum Jubilee

Thatcham to light up for Queens Platinum Jubilee

18 February 2022

Thatcham is gearing up for a colourful commemoration and has organised a series of events.


A sweet success: Over 800 tubs collected for cancer charity

A sweet success: Over 800 tubs collected for cancer charity

A sweet success: Over 800 tubs collected for cancer charity

17 February 2022

People across the district have been collecting sweet tubs for the Greene King tub2pub scheme.


Hiking heroes raise over £1,000 for Thatcham charity

Hiking heroes raise over £1,000 for Thatcham charity

Hiking heroes raise over £1,000 for Thatcham charity

16 February 2022

They hiked Hiking 125km from Inverness to Forthill to raise money for children with disabilities.


Stories come to life for primary school pupils

Stories come to life for primary school pupils

Stories come to life for primary school pupils

16 February 2022

Fir Tree School in Newbury enjoyed an interactive storytelling experience for National storytelling week.


Pangbourne Rotary Club organise football match against local Afghan community

Pangbourne Rotary Club organise football match against local Afghan community

Pangbourne Rotary Club organise football match against local Afghan community

15 February 2022

Pangbourne Rotary Club organised a seven-a-side football match in one of its latest initiatives to help the local Afghan community.


‘Lack of compassion’ within NHS fuels mum's cancer campaign

‘Lack of compassion’ within NHS fuels mum's cancer campaign

‘Lack of compassion’ within NHS fuels mum's cancer campaign

15 February 2022

After a stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis, she wants to promote "empathy in cancer care".


'I brought this debate to fight for the families I represent'

'I brought this debate to fight for the families I represent'

'I brought this debate to fight for the families I represent'

13 February 2022

Children’s special educational needs and mental health services in West Berkshire have been debated in Parliament.


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