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Former golf captain remembered in community event

Former golf captain remembered in community event

Former golf captain remembered in community event

05 July 2022

Family and friends came together and played golf in memory of a former captain and grandfather.


Blue Plaque location decided

Blue Plaque location decided

Blue Plaque location decided

03 July 2022

A blue plaque, marking a nationally significant event, is to be installed at or near to 141 Station Road in Thatcham.


Ageing population Census data is 'challenging' for the council

Ageing population Census data is 'challenging' for the council

Ageing population Census data is 'challenging' for the council

01 July 2022

Council’s chief executive says the census data showing the district’s 33 per cent increase in the over 65s is ‘challenging’.


Census – nearly a fifth of West Berks residents are over 65

Census – nearly a fifth of West Berks residents are over 65

Census – nearly a fifth of West Berks residents are over 65

01 July 2022

West Berkshire’s ageing population time bomb is beginning to explode.


Robert's Tour de France for cancer research

Robert's Tour de France for cancer research

Robert's Tour de France for cancer research

01 July 2022

A Newbury man is preparing to cycle the first road stage of the Tour de France to raise money for prostate cancer research.


'Brutal but epic' – Endure 24 is back

'Brutal but epic' – Endure 24 is back

'Brutal but epic' – Endure 24 is back

30 June 2022

More than 800 runners tested their endurance at the Wasing Estate as they took part in the UK’s biggest 24-hour relay race.


Women raise more than £2,000 for friend with rare condition

Women raise more than £2,000 for friend with rare condition

Women raise more than £2,000 for friend with rare condition

30 June 2022

A group of friends from Thatcham have walked 25k for a friend diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).


From Arch to Arc

From Arch to Arc

From Arch to Arc

29 June 2022

The Parkinson’s UK chairman has raised more than £50,000 after completing a unique Arch to Arc triathlon which took him from London to Paris.


Newbury hosts first tattoo convention

Newbury hosts first tattoo convention

Newbury hosts first tattoo convention

29 June 2022

A tattoo artist is holding his own tattoo convention to celebrate the talent Newbury has to offer.


Thatcham Family Fun Day brings in thousands

Thatcham Family Fun Day brings in thousands

Thatcham Family Fun Day brings in thousands

27 June 2022

Thousands poured into the Henwick Sports Ground on Sunday (June 26) for food, fun and entertainment.


'I've waited over 60 days and it is ridiculous'

'I've waited over 60 days and it is ridiculous'

'I've waited over 60 days and it is ridiculous'

26 June 2022

A Thatcham resident and his teenage son have been waiting 60 days to welcome a Ukrainian refugee into their home.


Active Lions mark 50 years of service

Active Lions mark 50 years of service

Active Lions mark 50 years of service

26 June 2022

Newbury Lions Club has celebrated a special anniversary by donating an accessible picnic bench, placed by the canal on Lock Island.


Watch: Dominoes make a splash at Victoria Park

Watch: Dominoes make a splash at Victoria Park

Watch: Dominoes make a splash at Victoria Park

25 June 2022

Crowds cheered as the final brick fell at the Victoria Park pond, making a splash.


In pictures: Thousands gather to watch dominoes topple through Newbury

In pictures: Thousands gather to watch dominoes topple through Newbury

In pictures: Thousands gather to watch dominoes topple through Newbury

25 June 2022

Thousands of concrete breezeblocks tumbled through Newbury today (Saturday) in an epic spectacle.


Waterside Centre calls for sponsors for music nights

Waterside Centre calls for sponsors for music nights

Waterside Centre calls for sponsors for music nights

25 June 2022

The youth and community centre in Newbury is calling for sponsors for its upcoming music nights.


Newbury man awarded Gold Badge for lifetime of service

Newbury man awarded Gold Badge for lifetime of service

Newbury man awarded Gold Badge for lifetime of service

25 June 2022

A Newbury resident who has been serving the Royal British Legion (RBL) for more than 50 years has been awarded with a gold badge.


Where when and why dominoes will be tumbling through Newbury town centre

Where when and why dominoes will be tumbling through Newbury town centre

Where when and why dominoes will be tumbling through Newbury town centre

24 June 2022

Have you noticed rows of breezeblocks popping up at various locations in the town centre?


Specialised exercise group receives £500 donation

Specialised exercise group receives £500 donation

Specialised exercise group receives £500 donation

24 June 2022

An exercise group for those with limited mobility, disabilities and chronic conditions has been awarded a charity donation.


Yoga comes to Victoria Park

Yoga comes to Victoria Park

Yoga comes to Victoria Park

24 June 2022

Victoria Park became a place of mental and physical calm last weekend when around 80 people took part in a morning of yoga.


Community larder celebrates first year

Community larder celebrates first year

Community larder celebrates first year

23 June 2022

The Thatcham community larder is celebrating its first anniversary after a year of tacking food poverty.


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