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The changing face of cinema

The changing face of cinema

The changing face of cinema

10 February 2024

From first dates to summer holiday fun, Newbury’s cinema holds a special place in many hearts.


Discover the changing face of Newbury’s high street

Discover the changing face of Newbury’s high street

Discover the changing face of Newbury’s high street

02 November 2023

Look back at how Newbury’s major thoroughfare has changed over the years.

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Old Thatcham families enjoy rare reunion

Old Thatcham families enjoy rare reunion

Old Thatcham families enjoy rare reunion

29 September 2023

Getting relatives together under the same roof can be difficult — let alone filling a village hall.


Newbury Show is back after three-year break

Newbury Show is back after three-year break

Newbury Show is back after three-year break

10 September 2023

The Royal County of Berkshire Show — more fondly, and now officially, known as the Newbury Show — is returning this September.


Second Craven talk held at Ramsbury

Second Craven talk held at Ramsbury

Second Craven talk held at Ramsbury

29 August 2023

A second talk on the Craven family was held at Ramsbury on Sunday afternoon.


Adventures of the Sledgehammer Kid: rare photos show life in 1950s Newbury and Greenham

Adventures of the Sledgehammer Kid: rare photos show life in 1950s Newbury and Greenham

Adventures of the Sledgehammer Kid: rare photos show life in 1950s Newbury and Greenham

28 August 2023

George Tiss served as a corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War.


Local man celebrates 93rd birthday and lifelong commitment to church choir

Local man celebrates 93rd birthday and lifelong commitment to church choir

Local man celebrates 93rd birthday and lifelong commitment to church choir

24 August 2023

The family of William ‘Bill’ Martin wish him a very happy 93rd birthday for August 20.


Newbury Winchcombe care home resident enjoys surprise nostalgia ride

Newbury Winchcombe care home resident enjoys surprise nostalgia ride

Newbury Winchcombe care home resident enjoys surprise nostalgia ride

09 August 2023

A Newbury care home resident received a triumphant trip down memory lane.


Royal seal of approval for records office

Royal seal of approval for records office

Royal seal of approval for records office

07 August 2023

To celebrate its 75th anniversary, the Berkshire Record Office has been granted permission to adopt a new title – the Royal Berkshire Archives.

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Newburians led on exciting wartime history trail

Newburians led on exciting wartime history trail

Newburians led on exciting wartime history trail

04 August 2023

A group of curious locals enjoyed a fascinating excursion into Newbury’s rich wartime past.


Family of first man treated with penicillin enjoy special visit to Newbury

Family of first man treated with penicillin enjoy special visit to Newbury

Family of first man treated with penicillin enjoy special visit to Newbury

05 July 2023

The family of the first man ever treated with penicillin made a rare visit to Newbury last week.


Royal biographer’s new book celebrates school’s 175th anniversary

Royal biographer’s new book celebrates school’s 175th anniversary

Royal biographer’s new book celebrates school’s 175th anniversary

04 July 2023

A West Berkshire school is flying high after the release of a new book celebrating its 175th anniversary.


Event marks 80 years of historic Berkshire military base

Event marks 80 years of historic Berkshire military base

Event marks 80 years of historic Berkshire military base

30 June 2023

British and American military personell and civic dignitaries gathered to mark the opening of RAF Welford, 80 years ago.


Newbury to host family of first man ever treated with penicillin

Newbury to host family of first man ever treated with penicillin

Newbury to host family of first man ever treated with penicillin

28 June 2023

Descendents of the first person in the world to be treated with penicillin are visiting Newbury this week to see his final resting place.


VIDEO: Classic Car Show celebrates roaring return to West Berkshire

VIDEO: Classic Car Show celebrates roaring return to West Berkshire

VIDEO: Classic Car Show celebrates roaring return to West Berkshire

27 June 2023

Yattendon Classic Car Day returned for its biggest year yet, with close to 500 hundred vehicles on show.


Fundraiser to save church tower roof almost complete

Fundraiser to save church tower roof almost complete

Fundraiser to save church tower roof almost complete

27 June 2023

A community fundraiser to restore a crumbling church tower is close to hitting its target.

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Heritage history walks return to Newbury this summer

Heritage history walks return to Newbury this summer

Heritage history walks return to Newbury this summer

27 June 2023

Newbury Town Council is again putting on its ‘Explore Newbury’ heritage walking tours in July, August, and September.


New commemorative map unveiled at Memorial Chapel

New commemorative map unveiled at Memorial Chapel

New commemorative map unveiled at Memorial Chapel

25 June 2023

On Sunday, June 11, a small party gathered to mark the unveiling of a new map remembering those who died in the Falklands War.


Local author publishes new book on county history

Local author publishes new book on county history

Local author publishes new book on county history

22 June 2023

A Woolhampton author has released a new book about a period a great change and innovation in Berkshire.


Your chance to nominate town’s best and worst buil

Your chance to nominate town’s best and worst buil

Your chance to nominate town’s best and worst buil

19 June 2023

To celebrate its 50th anniversary the Newbury Society, in conjunction with the Newbury Weekly News, is looking for the town’s Beauty and the Beast.


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