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11-year-old plans charity walk to Wembley Stadium

11-year-old plans charity walk to Wembley Stadium

11-year-old plans charity walk to Wembley Stadium

19 June 2021

In a feat designed to coincide with the UEFA European Championship, an 11-year-old from Chieveley will walk 66 miles to the Wembley Stadium.


Virtual choir raising money in tribute to boy who drowned in canal

Virtual choir raising money in tribute to boy who drowned in canal

Virtual choir raising money in tribute to boy who drowned in canal

17 June 2021

A 'virtual choir' is raising funds for Chieveley Pre-School in order to create an outdoor play area.


Dad steps in to accept BAFTA

Dad steps in to accept BAFTA

Dad steps in to accept BAFTA

12 June 2021

Another award went to the BBC ‘mockumentary’ This Country at the BAFTAs on Sunday night.


Youth worker to represent charity at G7 summit

Youth worker to represent charity at G7 summit

Youth worker to represent charity at G7 summit

11 June 2021

A youth worker from West Berkshire is heading to the G7 summit in Cornwall this weekend to call for a better deal for the world’s vulnerable.


Heartbreaking tributes to "amazing" son

Heartbreaking tributes to "amazing" son

Heartbreaking tributes to "amazing" son

09 June 2021

The mother of a 12-year-old boy, who died in a collision while out on a bike ride last year, has paid tribute to her “amazing young boy”.


Widower plans fundraising tribute for Hermitage balloonist

Widower plans fundraising tribute for Hermitage balloonist

Widower plans fundraising tribute for Hermitage balloonist

07 June 2021

A widower is planning to take part in the London to Brighton Cycle Ride this year in honour of his deceased husband, a Hermitage balloonist.


Man charged in connection with armed robbery

Man charged in connection with armed robbery

Man charged in connection with armed robbery

04 June 2021

An Aldermaston man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a Betfred branch in Reading.


Stepping up fight to end period poverty

Stepping up fight to end period poverty

Stepping up fight to end period poverty

01 June 2021

An initiative set up by a mother and daughter to help fight period poverty has sent out more than 2,000 boxes of sanitary products to those in need.


Buttercups as far as the eye can see

Buttercups as far as the eye can see

Buttercups as far as the eye can see

31 May 2021

Ridgeway fields turn yellow.


Hermitage man's Ghostbusters-themed send-off

Hermitage man's Ghostbusters-themed send-off

Hermitage man's Ghostbusters-themed send-off

31 May 2021

Ghostbusters fan Pete Farley was given a poignant send off last week as he was carried to his funeral service in a replica Ecto-1 car.


Last ditch attempt to save showground

Last ditch attempt to save showground

Last ditch attempt to save showground

30 May 2021

Fifty members of Newbury and District Agricultural Society are staging a last-ditch bid to stop Newbury Showground from being sold.


TV star visits Woolhampton pub

TV star visits Woolhampton pub

TV star visits Woolhampton pub

28 May 2021

The Rowbarge in Woolhampton had a brush with stardom on Monday when TV icon James May popped in for a pint.


Prior's Court youths' Father's Day crafts now on sale

Prior's Court youths' Father's Day crafts now on sale

Prior's Court youths' Father's Day crafts now on sale

25 May 2021

Young people at Prior's Court in Hermitage have produced a variety of handmade goods for sale to the public ahead of Father's Day.


Thousands of homes and businesses set for superfast broadband offering

Thousands of homes and businesses set for superfast broadband offering

Thousands of homes and businesses set for superfast broadband offering

15 May 2021

Broadband firm Gigaclear has laid more than 435 miles of broadband fibre cables across rural West Berkshire.


Village green transferred to parish council for 75 years

Village green transferred to parish council for 75 years

Village green transferred to parish council for 75 years

14 May 2021

Planners have argued that an extensive lease would allow for area-sensitive maintenance and development.


Appeal for witnesses after attempted robbery

Appeal for witnesses after attempted robbery

Appeal for witnesses after attempted robbery

07 May 2021

Police have appealed for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Mortimer.


Villagers rally after post office race hate incident

Villagers rally after post office race hate incident

Villagers rally after post office race hate incident

06 May 2021

The word 'P***' has been daubed on the front of a village post office.


Village homes plan approved

Village homes plan approved

Village homes plan approved

06 May 2021

Proposals for 16 new homes were praised at a meeting of the Western Area Planning Committee.


B4009 closed through Hermitage

B4009 closed through Hermitage

B4009 closed through Hermitage

04 May 2021

A main road through Hermitage is shut off to facilitate carriageway works.


Shooting school's appeal after development plans rejected

Shooting school's appeal after development plans rejected

Shooting school's appeal after development plans rejected

02 May 2021

Proposals for extensions - including new offices - were rejected in January.


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