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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits West Berkshire on General Election campaign trail

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits West Berkshire on General Election campaign trail

The leader of the Labour Party Sir Keir Starmer visited West Berkshire today in the latest stop on his General Election campaign trail.


Roads to close for works later this month

Roads to close for works later this month

A main village road will be closed for two weeks next month.


Sisters complete 54-mile ride in memory of dad

Sisters complete 54-mile ride in memory of dad

A woman has completed the epic London to Brighton bike ride, in memory of her father.


Village celebrates another ‘fantastic’ fete

Village celebrates another ‘fantastic’ fete

Village residents recently celebrated of their biggest events of the year.


Country pub named West Berkshire and Berkshire County CAMRA Pub of the Year

Country pub named West Berkshire and Berkshire County CAMRA Pub of the Year

A West Berkshire pub has just scooped up not one, but two awards.


My Newbury: Swan and cygnets in Mill Lane, Newbury

My Newbury: Swan and cygnets in Mill Lane, Newbury

This My Newbury picture of a swan and cygnets was taken along Mill Lane, Newbury.


Man faces imitation firearm charges

Man faces imitation firearm charges

A man has been sent to the crown court on imitation firearm and assault charges.


Candidates field questions from students at school husting

Candidates field questions from students at school husting

A husting event held at a Newbury secondary school gave pupils the chance to have their say on key political issues.


Community bid for ‘safer’ and ‘more modern’ skatepark

Community bid for ‘safer’ and ‘more modern’ skatepark

Burghfield Parish Council has submitted an application to build a new concrete skatepark at Hollybush Lane, Burghfield Common.


Meet the candidates: Liz Bell - Labour

Meet the candidates: Liz Bell - Labour

Dr Liz Bell, 62, is the Labour candidate for the Newbury seat.


Police arrest two men after industrial copper cable recovered

Police arrest two men after industrial copper cable recovered

Police have arrested two men after recovering a large amount of industrial size copper cable in Headley.


Berkshire councils join forces to make county more prosperous

Berkshire councils join forces to make county more prosperous

The first Berkshire Prosperity Board meeting has been held today.

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Road closures planned in two villages

Road closures planned in two villages

Village road closures are expected over the coming weeks.


Teen sentenced for knuckleduster offence

Teen sentenced for knuckleduster offence

A teenager was caught with a knuckleduster in public.


Student with lifelong stammer gives TEDx Talk

Student with lifelong stammer gives TEDx Talk

A former pupil at Theale Green School has opened up about how drama classes helped him accept his stammer.


Readers’ letters: ‘Dire shortages in social care’

Readers’ letters: ‘Dire shortages in social care’

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


Alleged drug dealer sent to crown court in custody

Alleged drug dealer sent to crown court in custody

A man accused of drug dealing has been remanded in custody.


Racecourse to host running event this summer

Racecourse to host running event this summer

Lace your boots and put on your bibs because Newbury Racecourse will be hosting a running event this summer.


Lord Stevens visits West Berkshire Community Hospital

Lord Stevens visits West Berkshire Community Hospital

Chairman of Cancer Research UK, Simon Stevens, recently visited West Berkshire Community Hospital to see its expanding facilities.

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Could you give Ebony a loving home?

Could you give Ebony a loving home?

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


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