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5,000 phone collection becomes online museum

5,000 phone collection becomes online museum

5,000 phone collection becomes online museum

25 November 2021

A Donnington man's private mobile phone collection is being showcased in a new online museum.


Video: Camp Hopson Christmases past

Video: Camp Hopson Christmases past

Video: Camp Hopson Christmases past

22 November 2021

Christmas at Camps was always a time that the mechanical Father Christmas would appear in the window tapping his stick.


Celebrating a Common history

Celebrating a Common history

Celebrating a Common history

23 October 2021

Three knitted wall hangings have taken pride of place at Greenham Control Tower.


'Without space for new collections there is a risk that, in future, valuable community assets might be lost'

'Without space for new collections there is a risk that, in future, valuable community assets might be lost'

'Without space for new collections there is a risk that, in future, valuable community assets might be lost'

07 October 2021

The Berkshire Record Office could get a major expansion due to a lack of space at the current building.


Attention trainspotters! Mayflower locomotive passes through Newbury

Attention trainspotters! Mayflower locomotive passes through Newbury

Attention trainspotters! Mayflower locomotive passes through Newbury

01 October 2021

Rail enthusiasts had a treat today, Mayflower visited Newbury on the return trip from Devon and Cornwall.


Video: On the Buses of yesteryear

Video: On the Buses of yesteryear

Video: On the Buses of yesteryear

30 September 2021

A small brown and cream 1949 Reliance bus travelling through Newbury town centre was a sight that many enjoyed and photographed.


Trainspotters get ready, Mayflower steam locomotive passes through Newbury today (Tuesday)

Trainspotters get ready, Mayflower steam locomotive passes through Newbury today (Tuesday)

Trainspotters get ready, Mayflower steam locomotive passes through Newbury today (Tuesday)

28 September 2021

'Choose trainspotting' this morning, when 61306 Mayflower steam locomotive is passing through Newbury, on its way to Penzance from London Victoria.


Camps: Celebrating a century in the heart of the town

Camps: Celebrating a century in the heart of the town

Camps: Celebrating a century in the heart of the town

25 September 2021

The award-winning department store at the heart of Newbury celebrates its centenary this autumn.


Waterside Centre memories wanted!

Waterside Centre memories wanted!

Waterside Centre memories wanted!

23 September 2021

A youth group is asking for people to dig out their old photos to help it showcase memories of its refurbished centre.


First Battle of Newbury remembered in minute silence on battle fields

First Battle of Newbury remembered in minute silence on battle fields

First Battle of Newbury remembered in minute silence on battle fields

21 September 2021

Commemorations were paid to those lost at the First Battle of Newbury.


Memories of heavy rainfall in Newbury

Memories of heavy rainfall in Newbury

Memories of heavy rainfall in Newbury

15 September 2021

Exactly five years ago today, September 15 2016, Newbury witnessed a dramatic thunderstorm that flooded the streets and town's railway station.


Peace camp remembered

Peace camp remembered

Peace camp remembered

09 September 2021

There were emotional reunions at the weekend as hundreds gathered on Greenham Common to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the peace camp.


Greenham Common peace camp remembered 40 years on

Greenham Common peace camp remembered 40 years on

Greenham Common peace camp remembered 40 years on

04 September 2021

Events will take place at Greenham Common this weekend to mark the 40th anniversary of the peace protests that captured the world's attention.


Tutti Pole celebrates 40 years in town

Tutti Pole celebrates 40 years in town

Tutti Pole celebrates 40 years in town

02 September 2021

The Tutti Pole – Hungerford’s unique, family-run restaurant and tea rooms – celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday, August 27.


Hundreds set off on march to mark 40th anniversary of Greenham peace protests

Hundreds set off on march to mark 40th anniversary of Greenham peace protests

Hundreds set off on march to mark 40th anniversary of Greenham peace protests

26 August 2021

People are retracing the steps taken by protesters on August 26, 1981.


Picture quiz

Picture quiz

Picture quiz

11 June 2021

Identify what and where this is.


10 years ago today West Berkshire celebrated the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

10 years ago today West Berkshire celebrated the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

10 years ago today West Berkshire celebrated the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

29 April 2021

Prince William married Kate Middleton April 29, 2011, and West Berkshire joined in the celebrations.


When Princess Diana came to Newbury - we look back at royal visits to the district

When Princess Diana came to Newbury - we look back at royal visits to the district

When Princess Diana came to Newbury - we look back at royal visits to the district

11 September 2020

Bringing our social media series to our website During the past six months we've worked tirelessly to bring you all of the latest news and updates as…


Pictures: Then & now around Newbury, Thatcham, Hungerford and Greenham common

Pictures: Then & now around Newbury, Thatcham, Hungerford and Greenham common

Pictures: Then & now around Newbury, Thatcham, Hungerford and Greenham common

31 July 2020

Changing times in West Berkshire Thatcham Broadway Newbury Market Place Hungerford  Greenham Common


Pictures from the Past - Week 9

Pictures from the Past - Week 9

Pictures from the Past - Week 9

04 March 2020

Bringing our social media series to our website And now it's time for week 9 of our Pictures from the Past series.  This week's photograph of the…


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