25 July 2018 | 11:17

Nostalgia

The summer of 76

As we swelter in the heat, Jonathan Hopson takes a trip down memory lane and remembers the summer of his O levels and a passion for the new music that was filling the airwaves at the time

12 July 2018 | 12:18

Nostalgia

Kingsclere raises a glass to Gold Cup winner 150 years ago, while the Robin Hood roundabout looked a bit different in 1962

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

05 July 2018 | 13:33

News

Johnny Morris opens pet show in 1980, while local Boy Scout uncovers hidden Germans 100 years ago

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

19 June 2018 | 13:29

Nostalgia

Phil 'The Power' Taylor turns his hand to cricket, while councillors look at £50k piano for Corn Exchange in 1993

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

07 June 2018 | 14:51

Nostalgia

The day the All Blacks came to Newbury, and how a cold snap wreaks havoc 125 years ago

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

04 June 2018 | 10:19

Nostalgia

Everyone was having wheely good fun at Newbury's new skatepark in 1977, while villagers mop up after Lambourn floods 50 years ago

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

04 June 2018 | 10:57

Nostalgia

A snowy scene from 1988 and tradesmen argue they should be allowed to attend the Odd Fellows fete in 1868

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

10 May 2018 | 12:31

Nostalgia

New roundabout for Bear Lane in 1963 and a cake's 20,000-mile trip around the world

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

10 May 2018 | 12:17

Nostalgia

Royal Tank Corps roll into town in 1937, plus rat attack in Brimpton just ten years ago

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

10 May 2018 | 12:03

Nostalgia

New road for Victoria Park, plus a Prince pays a flying visit to his girlfriend

Old Memories Revived: A look back at the NWN archives

13 April 2018 | 09:19

Nostalgia

1938: 32,000 gas masks assembled in one day

Revisiting the archives of the Newbury Weekly News

12 April 2018 | 11:42

Nostalgia

Who can help us date this photograph?

When do you think this picture of Newbury Bus Station was taken?

08 February 2018 | 10:41

Old Memories Revived

Nostalgia

1969: Boxford pull off a hattrick of wins

Revisiting the archives of the Newbury Weekly News

09 November 2017 | 14:48

Nostalgia

The night I 'flew' a glider inside the Corn Exchange

Memories of Shirley Ambrose (nee Brock) of a party held in 1947

09 November 2017 | 10:41

Nostalgia

Thatcham bowled over

Lakeside Superbowl opened 25 years ago

Liverpool and England footballer Emlyn Hughes cut the ribbon

02 November 2017 | 10:24

All Districts

Kennet Cassette goes digital

Better sound quality

Improved quality of local news

19 October 2017 | 12:22

Nostalgia

Supersonic fight of fancy

Step aboard Concorde at the new Aerospace Bristol, which opened to the public this week

16 October 2017 | 16:10

Nostalgia

30 years since the Great Storm of 1987

Trees uprooted and power lines down

20 September 2017 | 11:15

Nostalgia

Bells ring out in memory of Newbury soldier

Billy Quintin was a bellringer at St Nicolas Church

The bells of St Nicolas Church will be rung at 6pm today (Wednesday 20 September) to honour the memory of a Newbury soldier who was killed in the First World War.

07 September 2017 | 11:02

Nostalgia

Local historians in the City

Newbury District Field Club gathered to talk about Newbury's social history

Click through our gallery of photographs

31 August 2017 | 10:09

Nostalgia

Remembering Princess Diana

The People's Princess was a much-loved figure in West Berkshire

To celebrate the life of Princess Diana, we’ve put together a gallery of photographs from some of her visits to West Berkshire.

03 August 2017 | 09:53

Nostalgia

Telephonists reunited

Old friends meet after sixty years

A photograph in the the Newbury Weekly News jogged old memories

13 July 2017 | 10:27

Nostalgia

Lambourn Valley Way opened on 11 July 1992

Sir Michael Hordern cut the ribbon

This week sees the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Lambourn Valley Way. The twenty-mile walk follows a route taking in some of Berkshire’s most picturesque scenery.

05 June 2017 | 09:23

Nostalgia

Invicta book shop

Local bookshop is much missed

11 May 2017 | 12:30

Nostalgia

Sterling Cables site used to be Newbury Gasworks

One of Newbury's best known landmarks is soon to be demolished

20 April 2017 | 12:15

Nostalgia

Centenary of local soldier's death

13 March 2017 | 14:33

Nostalgia

1959 printers' strike

The NWN still came out on time

Jll Martin of Hermitage recalled how she felt when she was asked to print the entire weekly edition of the Newbury Weekly News – on an ancient hand-operated Roneo duplicating machine in her office.

28 February 2017 | 10:30

Nostalgia

PoW's murals discovered at the Racecourse in 1990

NWN reporter traced the artist

During both First and Second World Wars,Newbury racecourse was requisitioned and used to house Prisoners of War, some of whom were held in the stables area.

19 January 2017 | 11:55

Nostalgia

NWN reaches out to the Commonwealth

1952 film featured Newbury and its local newspaper

The Central Office of Information chose Newbury as the location for a film about British life and culture.

22 December 2016 | 09:08

Nostalgia

The Changing Face of Newbury: Part 10

In which decade was the Railway Hotel demolished?

21 December 2016 | 07:51

Nostalgia

The Changing Face of Newbury: Part Nine

Can you guess in what decade this picture was taken?

19 December 2016 | 15:10

Nostalgia

Newbury's Queen of Pantomime

France Belk entertained thousands

In post-war Newbury, Christmas wasn’t Christmas without a France Belk pantomime. 

01 December 2016 | 06:50

News

The Changing Face of Newbury: Part Eight

What historic building is behind the scaffolding?

30 November 2016 | 06:50

News

The Changing Face of Newbury: Part Seven

What did this iconic Newbury building used to be?

29 November 2016 | 06:50

News

The Changing Face of Newbury: Part Six

How long has the Empire Café been run by the present owners?