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Local woman giving back to community through horse therapy

Local woman giving back to community through horse therapy

Local woman giving back to community through horse therapy

30 July 2022

Four years ago, Newbury Weekly News readers and local companies came together in aid of a woman to fund a wheelchair.


Off to the races – wish comes true for care home resident

Off to the races – wish comes true for care home resident

Off to the races – wish comes true for care home resident

29 July 2022

A local care home resident was part of the ‘mane event’ at Newbury racecourse.


Pupils put on electrifyin’ performance

Pupils put on electrifyin’ performance

Pupils put on electrifyin’ performance

29 July 2022

Pupils at a school in Thatcham put on an electrifyin’ performance in its production of Grease.


Rotary donates generators to powerless Ukrainian village

Rotary donates generators to powerless Ukrainian village

Rotary donates generators to powerless Ukrainian village

28 July 2022

The people of Chernihiv have been without many essential services after a 25-day Russian occupation and heavy artillery.


Clare Balding presents prizes as thousands raised for St Michael's Hospice in tennis tournament

Clare Balding presents prizes as thousands raised for St Michael's Hospice in tennis tournament

Clare Balding presents prizes as thousands raised for St Michael's Hospice in tennis tournament

28 July 2022

More than a hundred children participated in a tennis tournament in Kingsclere to raise thousands of pounds for a palliative care hospice.


Newbury Showground bid to get restrictions lifted for more events

Newbury Showground bid to get restrictions lifted for more events

Newbury Showground bid to get restrictions lifted for more events

28 July 2022

Newbury Showground is trying to get restrictions lifted so it can hold more events throughout the year.


Dentist volunteers his services at Commonwealth Games

Dentist volunteers his services at Commonwealth Games

Dentist volunteers his services at Commonwealth Games

28 July 2022

A Wash Common dentist is volunteering his services to athletes from 72 countries at the Commonwealth Games.


Summer fun at the Waterside Centre

Summer fun at the Waterside Centre

Summer fun at the Waterside Centre

27 July 2022

Not sure how to keep the kids entertained this summer?


Flackstock honours 'Sweet Caroline'

Flackstock honours 'Sweet Caroline'

Flackstock honours 'Sweet Caroline'

26 July 2022

PICTURE SPECIAL: Family and friends gathered to pay tribute to TV presenter Caroline Flack at a star-studded West Berkshire festival.


Former rugby union player presents school's sports personality award

Former rugby union player presents school's sports personality award

Former rugby union player presents school's sports personality award

26 July 2022

A former rugby union player passed by a Thatcham school to support its sports personality of the year awards.


What a ding dong! 61 hours of ringing alarms at council building

What a ding dong! 61 hours of ringing alarms at council building

What a ding dong! 61 hours of ringing alarms at council building

26 July 2022

West Berkshire Council has been described as ‘an absolute joke’ by furious residents.


Youths goad injured falcon at Northcroft Park

Youths goad injured falcon at Northcroft Park

Youths goad injured falcon at Northcroft Park

26 July 2022

Youths were seen goading an injured peregrine falcon.


Accessible play equipment secured for various parks

Accessible play equipment secured for various parks

Accessible play equipment secured for various parks

26 July 2022

Children of all abilities will be able to enjoy new inclusive play equipment in Thatcham parks next year.


Drivers in West Berkshire clock up top 10 speeds

Drivers in West Berkshire clock up top 10 speeds

Drivers in West Berkshire clock up top 10 speeds

25 July 2022

West Berkshire is in the top 10 areas for fastest driving on A-roads and motorways.


Anniversary celebrations

Anniversary celebrations

Anniversary celebrations

23 July 2022

A Newbury couple have celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a party for more than 50 family and friends.


Wild walk for Newbury Soup Kitchen

Wild walk for Newbury Soup Kitchen

Wild walk for Newbury Soup Kitchen

19 July 2022

Primary school pupils have been praised for their creativity and drive as they took on the latest fundraiser for Newbury Soup Kitchen.


Friends take on 500km cycle challenge for mental health charity

Friends take on 500km cycle challenge for mental health charity

Friends take on 500km cycle challenge for mental health charity

19 July 2022

Through the day and night, the heat and a crash, four friends have completed a 24 hour cycle challenge for a mental health charity.


'Please do the right thing for the people of Newbury and reject the plan again'

'Please do the right thing for the people of Newbury and reject the plan again'

'Please do the right thing for the people of Newbury and reject the plan again'

18 July 2022

The Newbury Racecourse Christmas Carnival licence is expected to be extended to six weeks.


How to stay safe and stay cool as things hot up

How to stay safe and stay cool as things hot up

How to stay safe and stay cool as things hot up

16 July 2022

As temperatures rise, one charity is urging teenagers to stay safe and stay out of the water this summer.


Rotary event raises over £2,000 after a three year hiatus

Rotary event raises over £2,000 after a three year hiatus

Rotary event raises over £2,000 after a three year hiatus

16 July 2022

Over £2,000 was raised at the recent Thatcham Rotary event.


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