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Thatcham to light up for Queens Platinum Jubilee

Thatcham to light up for Queens Platinum Jubilee

Thatcham to light up for Queens Platinum Jubilee

18 February 2022

Thatcham is gearing up for a colourful commemoration and has organised a series of events.


A sweet success: Over 800 tubs collected for cancer charity

A sweet success: Over 800 tubs collected for cancer charity

A sweet success: Over 800 tubs collected for cancer charity

17 February 2022

People across the district have been collecting sweet tubs for the Greene King tub2pub scheme.


Hiking heroes raise over £1,000 for Thatcham charity

Hiking heroes raise over £1,000 for Thatcham charity

Hiking heroes raise over £1,000 for Thatcham charity

16 February 2022

They hiked Hiking 125km from Inverness to Forthill to raise money for children with disabilities.


Stories come to life for primary school pupils

Stories come to life for primary school pupils

Stories come to life for primary school pupils

16 February 2022

Fir Tree School in Newbury enjoyed an interactive storytelling experience for National storytelling week.


Pangbourne Rotary Club organise football match against local Afghan community

Pangbourne Rotary Club organise football match against local Afghan community

Pangbourne Rotary Club organise football match against local Afghan community

15 February 2022

Pangbourne Rotary Club organised a seven-a-side football match in one of its latest initiatives to help the local Afghan community.


‘Lack of compassion’ within NHS fuels mum's cancer campaign

‘Lack of compassion’ within NHS fuels mum's cancer campaign

‘Lack of compassion’ within NHS fuels mum's cancer campaign

15 February 2022

After a stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis, she wants to promote "empathy in cancer care".


'I brought this debate to fight for the families I represent'

'I brought this debate to fight for the families I represent'

'I brought this debate to fight for the families I represent'

13 February 2022

Children’s special educational needs and mental health services in West Berkshire have been debated in Parliament.


Thatcham driving instructor wins national award

Thatcham driving instructor wins national award

Thatcham driving instructor wins national award

13 February 2022

Sue Smith was voted best in the South East, coming out forth overall.


Youth charity invites young people to 'have a say in their town'

Youth charity invites young people to 'have a say in their town'

Youth charity invites young people to 'have a say in their town'

10 February 2022

It has launched a survey which allows young people to voice what they want from the town and the activities on offer to them


Puppy rescued in A34 collision

Puppy rescued in A34 collision

Puppy rescued in A34 collision

10 February 2022

A puppy and two dogs were rescued from a road traffic incident in the early hours today.


Wildlife park's aim to save species from extinction

Wildlife park's aim to save species from extinction

Wildlife park's aim to save species from extinction

10 February 2022

The hope is that the new additions to the park will boost populations of both species.


This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

09 February 2022

Images of monarchs and world leaders are hung at the National Portrait Gallery but now curators want people's family snaps to take centre stage too.


Fifa or Fortnite? Parents advised to join children's online games

Fifa or Fortnite? Parents advised to join children's online games

Fifa or Fortnite? Parents advised to join children's online games

08 February 2022

Parents should play the same online games their children love, says a charity, in order to have better conversations with them about internet safety.


Over £17,000 awarded to West Berkshire charities with lottery tickets

Over £17,000 awarded to West Berkshire charities with lottery tickets

Over £17,000 awarded to West Berkshire charities with lottery tickets

08 February 2022

With every ticket sold, 60p went back into the local community.


Newbury fundraising hero and supermarket's oldest customer gifted bouquet of flowers by Sainsbury's

Newbury fundraising hero and supermarket's oldest customer gifted bouquet of flowers by Sainsbury's

Newbury fundraising hero and supermarket's oldest customer gifted bouquet of flowers by Sainsbury's

08 February 2022

Sainsbury’s oldest customer was gifted a bouquet of flowers by a member of staff at the supermarket to congratulate her on receiving an MBE.


Berkshire Youth on future of youth work in district

Berkshire Youth on future of youth work in district

Berkshire Youth on future of youth work in district

07 February 2022

The sector has seen funding cuts and pandemic restrictions but Berkshire Youth looks forward.


Refugees in hotels told free access to toiletries and medication will be cut

Refugees in hotels told free access to toiletries and medication will be cut

Refugees in hotels told free access to toiletries and medication will be cut

04 February 2022

A letter has been sent to refugees after it was revealed the Government is spending £4.7 million per day housing asylum seekers in hotels.


Newbury Town Masterplan: A new bridge, more towpath drinking and pop-up events

Newbury Town Masterplan: A new bridge, more towpath drinking and pop-up events

Newbury Town Masterplan: A new bridge, more towpath drinking and pop-up events

04 February 2022

Plans for a new footbridge over the canal, towpath drinking, more trees, pop-up events and a bigger town centre have been revealed.


Thatcham Town Council to 'welcome' asylum seekers

Thatcham Town Council to 'welcome' asylum seekers

Thatcham Town Council to 'welcome' asylum seekers

03 February 2022

The mayor told councillors he wished to liaise with the hotel managers to welcome asylum-seekers.


West Berkshire's Shared Lives scheme helps adults in need

West Berkshire's Shared Lives scheme helps adults in need

West Berkshire's Shared Lives scheme helps adults in need

02 February 2022

Going shopping or for a day out is a regular weekend treat for many families across the UK. But for David and Mel it is something special.


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