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Council to more than halve its carbon footprint by swapping diesel for biofuel in its garbage trucks

Council to more than halve its carbon footprint by swapping diesel for biofuel in its garbage trucks

Council to more than halve its carbon footprint by swapping diesel for biofuel in its garbage trucks

09 April 2024

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council will more than halve its carbon footprint when its garbage trucks swap diesel for biofuel this month.


Domestic abuse: the shocking statistics

Domestic abuse: the shocking statistics

Domestic abuse: the shocking statistics

09 April 2024

Shocking statistics about domestic abuse in West Berkshire have been released.


Everybody is a winner at Thatcham 10k

Everybody is a winner at Thatcham 10k

Everybody is a winner at Thatcham 10k

09 April 2024

The wind and mud were no match for runners in Thatcham at the weekend.


Meet Thames Valley’s police and crime commissioner candidates

Meet Thames Valley’s police and crime commissioner candidates

Meet Thames Valley’s police and crime commissioner candidates

09 April 2024

Meet Thames Valley’s police and crime commissioner candidates


Another tasty win for Cook & Butcher

Another tasty win for Cook & Butcher

Another tasty win for Cook & Butcher

09 April 2024

A butcher in Thatcham has won another award, proving that it is a cut above the rest.


Delicious donations made Easter that bit more special for children at special needs charity

Delicious donations made Easter that bit more special for children at special needs charity

Delicious donations made Easter that bit more special for children at special needs charity

08 April 2024

Children at a special needs charity were over the moon with delicious donations at Easter.


Newbury care home residents read with local youngsters

Newbury care home residents read with local youngsters

Newbury care home residents read with local youngsters

08 April 2024

Residents at a Newbury care home have been reading classic children’s books with schoolchildren.


Pub to become housing?

Pub to become housing?

Pub to become housing?

08 April 2024

West Berkshire Council is considering a proposal to turn an empty pub into housing.

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Man sentenced for driving offences

Man sentenced for driving offences

Man sentenced for driving offences

08 April 2024

A man has been sentenced for driving offences in Burghfield, following a police investigation.


Get set to go Bonkers this summer, Dizzee Rascal’s coming to the party!

Get set to go Bonkers this summer, Dizzee Rascal’s coming to the party!

Get set to go Bonkers this summer, Dizzee Rascal’s coming to the party!

08 April 2024

Don’t miss the great British grime scene rapper at Newbury Racecourse, grab pre-sale tickets on Wednesday.


Council installs thermal sensors across district

Council installs thermal sensors across district

Council installs thermal sensors across district

08 April 2024

West Berkshire Council (WBC) has installed thermal sensors across the district.

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INTERVIEW: Ross Mackinnon: Conservative prospective Parliamentary candidate for Reading West and Mid Berkshire

INTERVIEW: Ross Mackinnon: Conservative prospective Parliamentary candidate for Reading West and Mid Berkshire

INTERVIEW: Ross Mackinnon: Conservative prospective Parliamentary candidate for Reading West and Mid Berkshire

08 April 2024

If you snap a Ross Mackinnon stick of rock in half, there would be no surprise to find the words Margaret Thatcher stamped through him.

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Trees grow, where the community goes

Trees grow, where the community goes

Trees grow, where the community goes

08 April 2024

On Wednesday (March 20), more than 60 volunteers rolled up their sleeves and donned their wellies to plant 1,500 trees at Mary Hare School.


Readers’ letters: ‘Sewers don’t work from original design’

Readers’ letters: ‘Sewers don’t work from original design’

Readers’ letters: ‘Sewers don’t work from original design’

08 April 2024

Here are a selection of letters to the editor of the Newbury Weekly News.


Exhibition about Silchester’s evolution from iron age settlement to Roman town on until the end of this month

Exhibition about Silchester’s evolution from iron age settlement to Roman town on until the end of this month

Exhibition about Silchester’s evolution from iron age settlement to Roman town on until the end of this month

07 April 2024

A museum exhibition that documents Silchester’s evolution from an Iron Age settlement into a Roman town will be on display until the end of April.


Dog of the Week: The latest dogs looking for their forever homes from Newbury Dogs Trust

Dog of the Week: The latest dogs looking for their forever homes from Newbury Dogs Trust

Dog of the Week: The latest dogs looking for their forever homes from Newbury Dogs Trust

07 April 2024

Welcome to Dog of the Week; our online feature highlighting some of the dogs waiting for their forever home.


Estate applies to build new housing

Estate applies to build new housing

Estate applies to build new housing

07 April 2024

The Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Ltd has submitted an outline planning application for a residential development to West Berkshire Council.


Plaque honours pioneering deaf teacher and suffragette

Plaque honours pioneering deaf teacher and suffragette

Plaque honours pioneering deaf teacher and suffragette

06 April 2024

A commemorative plaque has been unveiled for a pioneering deaf teacher and a key figure in the women’s suffrage movement.


School opens new gym for staff and pupils

School opens new gym for staff and pupils

School opens new gym for staff and pupils

06 April 2024

A new gym has opened for pupils and staff at Theale Green School.


Autism charity fundraising appeal tops £1m

Autism charity fundraising appeal tops £1m

Autism charity fundraising appeal tops £1m

06 April 2024

Autism charity, Prior’s Court, has raised more than £1 million for its new Performing Arts Centre for young people with complex needs.


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