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Hospital appointment letters ‘stuck in the postal system’ is a 'disastrous' service

Hospital appointment letters ‘stuck in the postal system’ is a 'disastrous' service

Hospital appointment letters ‘stuck in the postal system’ is a 'disastrous' service

13 January 2022

This resident says she hasn’t received any post since Christmas Eve.


Thatcham man rowing Atlantic for late wife faces rough seas, blisters and flying fish

Thatcham man rowing Atlantic for late wife faces rough seas, blisters and flying fish

Thatcham man rowing Atlantic for late wife faces rough seas, blisters and flying fish

12 January 2022

He and three friends have set sail to raise money for the charity Victoria’s Promise.


Government pauses smart motorway rollout amid safety concerns

Government pauses smart motorway rollout amid safety concerns

Government pauses smart motorway rollout amid safety concerns

12 January 2022

The rollout of smart motorways is being paused amid safety concerns, the Government has announced.


Donating to food bank brings community closer

Donating to food bank brings community closer

Donating to food bank brings community closer

12 January 2022

Around 18 houses got together to collect food over the lockdown and festive periods.


College helps fund new Ugandan exam hall

College helps fund new Ugandan exam hall

College helps fund new Ugandan exam hall

12 January 2022

A new exam hall has been opened at a Ugandan school thanks to funds raised by Pangbourne College.


Major changes to Covid testing from today

Major changes to Covid testing from today

Major changes to Covid testing from today

11 January 2022

There are big changes to testing rules for asymptomatic Covid patients from today - here's all you need to know.


Therapeutic garden opens for mental health

Therapeutic garden opens for mental health

Therapeutic garden opens for mental health

11 January 2022

The wildlife garden has opened in Thatcham to improve mental health and help local wildlife.


Do you have a recipe fit for The Queen?

Do you have a recipe fit for The Queen?

Do you have a recipe fit for The Queen?

11 January 2022

The search is on for a Platinum Pudding that can be served at this year's Jubilee celebrations, with Dame Mary Berry among the competition judges.


100,000 workers to begin daily covid tests

100,000 workers to begin daily covid tests

100,000 workers to begin daily covid tests

10 January 2022

Critical workers needed to keep key public services running will be asked to take daily Covid tests to limit Omicron outbreaks in workplaces.


Planning process for Monks Lane sport hub 'flawed' and 'a shambles' claims

Planning process for Monks Lane sport hub 'flawed' and 'a shambles' claims

Planning process for Monks Lane sport hub 'flawed' and 'a shambles' claims

06 January 2022

Newbury Town Council is writing to West Berkshire Council to stop work on the new Sports Hub at Monks Lane.


"It is an unimaginative box"

"It is an unimaginative box"

"It is an unimaginative box"

06 January 2022

Plans to redevelop the Newbury Magistrates Court building have been dubbed a cross between a fire station and a car park.


Park House donation to West Berks Foodbank

Park House donation to West Berks Foodbank

Park House donation to West Berks Foodbank

04 January 2022

Students at a Newbury school helped to make sure everyone in the community could enjoy Christmas, with a large donation to the local foodbank.


Happy retirement Liz!

Happy retirement Liz!

Happy retirement Liz!

03 January 2022

One of the longest serving fundraisers for a Newbury charity has decided to hang up her volunteering gloves.


Queen's New Year Honours list announced

Queen's New Year Honours list announced

Queen's New Year Honours list announced

31 December 2021

A number of local residents have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list, which has been released this evening.


Council 'at fault' over community bus budget cuts

Council 'at fault' over community bus budget cuts

Council 'at fault' over community bus budget cuts

30 December 2021

West Berkshire Council has been told to apologise and compensate a community bus charity


Winter wonder of Lee's Lego land

Winter wonder of Lee's Lego land

Winter wonder of Lee's Lego land

28 December 2021

A huge Lego Christmas display has appeared in one of the empty unit windows in Parkway Shopping centre.


Pupils in Thatcham craft Christmas cards for local retirement communities

Pupils in Thatcham craft Christmas cards for local retirement communities

Pupils in Thatcham craft Christmas cards for local retirement communities

27 December 2021

Year four pupils from Spurcroft Primary School spread festive cheer with their hand-crafted Christmas messages.


The golden neighbourhood Christmas tree that was stolen twice

The golden neighbourhood Christmas tree that was stolen twice

The golden neighbourhood Christmas tree that was stolen twice

26 December 2021

The couple who tried to spread festive cheer and the person who stole Christmas.


Kennet School production offers audiences a sweet escape from reality

Kennet School production offers audiences a sweet escape from reality

Kennet School production offers audiences a sweet escape from reality

25 December 2021

The young actors ensured the show went on for their production of Hansel and Gretel.

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

25 December 2021

Everyone at the Newbury Weekly News and newburytoday would like to wish you a very merry Christmas.


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