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Twin Town association offers refugee support

Twin Town association offers refugee support

Twin Town association offers refugee support

11 March 2022

Newbury's Twin Town Association has said that a number of its members are willing to host Ukrainian refugees when needed.

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Thatcham family continue Kindness vs Cancer campaign for late mother

Thatcham family continue Kindness vs Cancer campaign for late mother

Thatcham family continue Kindness vs Cancer campaign for late mother

10 March 2022

Despite the family’s loss, the #KindnessVsCancer campaign is hoped to continue.


SAVED! Old pine tree gets to live after council says it is no danger

SAVED! Old pine tree gets to live after council says it is no danger

SAVED! Old pine tree gets to live after council says it is no danger

10 March 2022

An ancient pine tree has been saved from the axe – after people living near it said it was a danger and infringed their human rights.

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Newbury MP releases International Women's Day short film

Newbury MP releases International Women's Day short film

Newbury MP releases International Women's Day short film

10 March 2022

A Paralympian, a CEO of AWE and a charity founder each sat with Mrs Farris for her topical film.


Newbury woman's hope for her home country of Ukraine

Newbury woman's hope for her home country of Ukraine

Newbury woman's hope for her home country of Ukraine

09 March 2022

A Newbury woman has said she is hoping for peace in her home country of Ukraine and urged politicians to find a way out of the conflict.


Man funding Ukrainian aid transport calls for donations

Man funding Ukrainian aid transport calls for donations

Man funding Ukrainian aid transport calls for donations

09 March 2022

A Thatcham man is funding the transport and customs clearances of an artic lorry which is “full to the brim” with donations.


Ukraine crisis: Aid collection shipped to Poland

Ukraine crisis: Aid collection shipped to Poland

Ukraine crisis: Aid collection shipped to Poland

09 March 2022

The collected items are said to now have reached their destination ready for the feeling Ukrainian refugees


Newbury Council offers solidarity to Ukrainian community

Newbury Council offers solidarity to Ukrainian community

Newbury Council offers solidarity to Ukrainian community

08 March 2022

It has flown the Ukrainian flag at the Newbury Town Hall.


Community solar farm in Enborne divides parish

Community solar farm in Enborne divides parish

Community solar farm in Enborne divides parish

07 March 2022

Plans for a 10 acre community solar farm in Enborne have been laid before West Berkshire Council.


Newbury support workers share the realities of caring

Newbury support workers share the realities of caring

Newbury support workers share the realities of caring

05 March 2022

The pair aim to dispel misconceptions and open people up to a career in caring.


Hundreds gather for silent vigil of solidarity

Hundreds gather for silent vigil of solidarity

Hundreds gather for silent vigil of solidarity

04 March 2022

Candles were lit and flags held aloft, as people gathered in Newbury's Market Place for a vigil for Ukraine on Friday night.


Council Tax goes up by four per cent in West Berkshire

Council Tax goes up by four per cent in West Berkshire

Council Tax goes up by four per cent in West Berkshire

04 March 2022

West Berkshire will get a council tax rise of four per cent – and a bumper £220m spending package for roads, schools and leisure.


Carers charity walk keep man with rare condition smiling

Carers charity walk keep man with rare condition smiling

Carers charity walk keep man with rare condition smiling

04 March 2022

The carers aim to raise £5,000 in aid of an MND Association local branch.

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'Fantastic reaction' to calls for aid for Ukraine

'Fantastic reaction' to calls for aid for Ukraine

'Fantastic reaction' to calls for aid for Ukraine

03 March 2022

West Berkshire has rallied to answer the call for help from Ukraine as the Russian invasion continues this week.


'It's a shining light for local sport' – Monks Lane hub gets through the planners

'It's a shining light for local sport' – Monks Lane hub gets through the planners

'It's a shining light for local sport' – Monks Lane hub gets through the planners

03 March 2022

The new Monks Lane Sports Hub at Newbury Rugby Club has finally been approved.


Churches show support for Ukraine

Churches show support for Ukraine

Churches show support for Ukraine

02 March 2022

Churches throughout west Berkshire and north Hampshire are showing their support for the people of Ukraine this week.


How to talk to children about the situation in Ukraine

How to talk to children about the situation in Ukraine

How to talk to children about the situation in Ukraine

02 March 2022

As the crisis unfolds in Ukraine, experts explain how parents can help children understand the events in an age appropriate and empathetic way.


England call up for Luci

England call up for Luci

England call up for Luci

02 March 2022

A Newbury teenager has been selected for the England U19 A lacrosse team.


Lions and fairies take to Greenham Common for charity fun run

Lions and fairies take to Greenham Common for charity fun run

Lions and fairies take to Greenham Common for charity fun run

02 March 2022

Around £750 was raised for upgrades in a home which currently houses four young people.


'We stand with the people of Ukraine'

'We stand with the people of Ukraine'

'We stand with the people of Ukraine'

28 February 2022

West Berkshire Council says it stands with the people of Ukraine, as collections of aid supplies to send to the country begin in Thatcham.


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