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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.


Remembering the flight of Ugandan refugees housed at Greenham Common

Remembering the flight of Ugandan refugees housed at Greenham Common

Remembering the flight of Ugandan refugees housed at Greenham Common

13 October 2021

Forty nine years ago today Pragna Hay was just six years old when she and her family arrived in the UK as refugees from Uganda.


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


Newbury's benches: A quiet reminder of people gone, but not forgotten

Newbury's benches: A quiet reminder of people gone, but not forgotten

Newbury's benches: A quiet reminder of people gone, but not forgotten

11 October 2021

In Newbury, there are 123 benches. You sit on them. Meet friends on them. Cold War spies once used them for letter drops. Niki Hinman takes a seat.

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Record-breakers and charity runners do themselves proud

Record-breakers and charity runners do themselves proud

Record-breakers and charity runners do themselves proud

07 October 2021

Thanks for sending in your London Marathon stories. Here's a look back at how the local runners got on.

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Bucklebury celebrates acquitted postmaster

Bucklebury celebrates acquitted postmaster

Bucklebury celebrates acquitted postmaster

28 September 2021

Friends and residents of Bucklebury gathered at the village's Memorial Hall to celebrate the acquittal of local postmaster Hash Shingadia.


Trainspotters get ready, Mayflower steam locomotive passes through Newbury today (Tuesday)

Trainspotters get ready, Mayflower steam locomotive passes through Newbury today (Tuesday)

Trainspotters get ready, Mayflower steam locomotive passes through Newbury today (Tuesday)

28 September 2021

'Choose trainspotting' this morning, when 61306 Mayflower steam locomotive is passing through Newbury, on its way to Penzance from London Victoria.


Camps: Celebrating a century in the heart of the town

Camps: Celebrating a century in the heart of the town

Camps: Celebrating a century in the heart of the town

25 September 2021

The award-winning department store at the heart of Newbury celebrates its centenary this autumn.


Town's best kept allotments crowned

Town's best kept allotments crowned

Town's best kept allotments crowned

23 September 2021

Newbury’s best kept allotments have been praised in an award ceremony in Victoria Park.


First Battle of Newbury remembered in minute silence on battle fields

First Battle of Newbury remembered in minute silence on battle fields

First Battle of Newbury remembered in minute silence on battle fields

21 September 2021

Commemorations were paid to those lost at the First Battle of Newbury.


Sunflower spectacular helps lift the gloom

Sunflower spectacular helps lift the gloom

Sunflower spectacular helps lift the gloom

18 September 2021

A Brightwalton couple are bringing a smile to faces and raising some money for charity at the same time.


Newbury Showground will not be sold

Newbury Showground will not be sold

Newbury Showground will not be sold

14 September 2021

Newbury Showground will not be sold following a showdown between the board and membership of the Newbury and District Agricultural Society.


Here's how you can celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee

Here's how you can celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee

Here's how you can celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee

11 September 2021

Buckingham Palace has asked residents to lend a hand in making the Queen's jubilee celebrations special.


List: Seven West Berkshire food outlets with the lowest food hygiene ratings

List: Seven West Berkshire food outlets with the lowest food hygiene ratings

List: Seven West Berkshire food outlets with the lowest food hygiene ratings

10 September 2021

Seven food outlets in West Berkshire have been told to make sure food is safe to eat.


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.


One horse harmed each day over summer, says the RSPCA

One horse harmed each day over summer, says the RSPCA

One horse harmed each day over summer, says the RSPCA

08 September 2021

One horse or pony is harmed deliberately on average each day during the summer months, according to the latest cruelty figures released by the RSPCA.


Greenham Common peace camp remembered 40 years on

Greenham Common peace camp remembered 40 years on

Greenham Common peace camp remembered 40 years on

04 September 2021

Events will take place at Greenham Common this weekend to mark the 40th anniversary of the peace protests that captured the world's attention.


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