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Ukrainian refugees being 'matched' to homes in West Berkshire

Ukrainian refugees being 'matched' to homes in West Berkshire

Ukrainian refugees being 'matched' to homes in West Berkshire

05 April 2022

Around 50 families have come forward in West Berkshire to host Ukrainian refugees


The old Hogan's music shop to become a coffee shop called Rufus

The old Hogan's music shop to become a coffee shop called Rufus

The old Hogan's music shop to become a coffee shop called Rufus

04 April 2022

There is to be a new coffee shop on Bartholomew Street in Newbury


The artist behind Thatcham's colourful Broadway bollards

The artist behind Thatcham's colourful Broadway bollards

The artist behind Thatcham's colourful Broadway bollards

04 April 2022

The Thatcham High Street has been given a pop of colour thanks to artist Simon Jardine.


Getting toddlers talking

Getting toddlers talking

Getting toddlers talking

04 April 2022

Two speech therapists have launched the world’s first online speech club in a bid to tackle a growing crisis of toddlers with delayed speech.


Happy birthday Street Pastors

Happy birthday Street Pastors

Happy birthday Street Pastors

01 April 2022

A Newbury group has celebrated 10 years of helping to keep people safe at night.


West Berkshire community champions honoured with awards

West Berkshire community champions honoured with awards

West Berkshire community champions honoured with awards

31 March 2022

Heroic local residents have been recognised for their contribution to the community in an awards ceremony.


Cheers for triumphant Newbury teams

Cheers for triumphant Newbury teams

Cheers for triumphant Newbury teams

31 March 2022

Five teams of cheerleaders from a Newbury club have been crowned national champions.


'Please stop being so aggressive to cyclists'

'Please stop being so aggressive to cyclists'

'Please stop being so aggressive to cyclists'

31 March 2022

A Newbury cyclist is calling for more understanding from motorists after he was physically attacked during a bike ride.

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Newbury Fire Station car wash makes return

Newbury Fire Station car wash makes return

Newbury Fire Station car wash makes return

31 March 2022

Around 100 cars were cleaned at Newbury Fire Station on Saturday as the charity car wash has returned.


Thatcham goes back to the 80s in outdoor Spring event

Thatcham goes back to the 80s in outdoor Spring event

Thatcham goes back to the 80s in outdoor Spring event

30 March 2022

Neon tutu’s, legwarmers and glow sticks made up some of the colourful outfits seen along the High Street this weekend.


Solicitors raise over £1,500 in Red Nose Day bake off

Solicitors raise over £1,500 in Red Nose Day bake off

Solicitors raise over £1,500 in Red Nose Day bake off

30 March 2022

The teams got the oven mitts out and raised some money for their chosen charity, Thames Valley Air Ambulance.


Ukrainian speakers needed!

Ukrainian speakers needed!

Ukrainian speakers needed!

30 March 2022

An appeal has gone out for any Ukrainian speakers to come forward to support those arriving in the district from the war-torn country.


Appeal for transport for Muslim asylum seekers observing Ramadan

Appeal for transport for Muslim asylum seekers observing Ramadan

Appeal for transport for Muslim asylum seekers observing Ramadan

30 March 2022

Volunteers are looking to drive asylum seekers to and from local mosques and community spaces so they can break their fast with others.

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Former pilot and businessman take up volunteer driving for charity

Former pilot and businessman take up volunteer driving for charity

Former pilot and businessman take up volunteer driving for charity

30 March 2022

What do jumbo jet pilots and internet shopping entrepreneurs do when they retire?


Crufts winners: ‘We all take the best dog home’

Crufts winners: ‘We all take the best dog home’

Crufts winners: ‘We all take the best dog home’

30 March 2022

Local dog owners have celebrated their wins at this year’s Crufts dog show in Birmingham.


New music lounge opens at Waterside Centre

New music lounge opens at Waterside Centre

New music lounge opens at Waterside Centre

29 March 2022

“We are here to give young people a space to use that creativity without the pressures from school..."


Mini golf course being built in Victoria Park

Mini golf course being built in Victoria Park

Mini golf course being built in Victoria Park

29 March 2022

A new 18-hole mini golf course is coming to Newbury town centre and is expected to open in time for the Easter school holidays.


Civic awards winners unveiled

Civic awards winners unveiled

Civic awards winners unveiled

29 March 2022

Newbury’s community heroes were honoured at the town’s Civic Awards presentation.


Old Newbury cemetery has some fascinating residents

Old Newbury cemetery has some fascinating residents

Old Newbury cemetery has some fascinating residents

28 March 2022

Tucked inside an old graveyard in Newbury is a monument worthy of a scene in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code.


Elizabeth Cross for Royal Marine who was killed in action

Elizabeth Cross for Royal Marine who was killed in action

Elizabeth Cross for Royal Marine who was killed in action

27 March 2022

A Curridge family has received an Elizabeth Cross in honour of a family member who died more than 50 years ago.


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