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Picture special: Cheers to the ale festival

Picture special: Cheers to the ale festival

Picture special: Cheers to the ale festival

More than 13,000 pints of ale, cider and craft beer were consumed as the Newbury Real Ale Festival made its triumphant, long-awaited return.


Wantage Big Band swings into Hungerford

Wantage Big Band swings into Hungerford

Wantage Big Band swings into Hungerford

Second event of Arts for Hungerford’s autumn programme.


Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Supermarket Sainsbury's has confirmed it will keep closed all stores on Boxing Day, including its Argos branches, to give staff a festive break.


Storming hometown gig for singer songwriter

Storming hometown gig for singer songwriter

Storming hometown gig for singer songwriter

Review of Joe Hicks (full band) with support, Giles Stelfox, at Arlington Arts, September 4.


Here's how you can celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee

Here's how you can celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee

Here's how you can celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee

Buckingham Palace has asked residents to lend a hand in making the Queen's jubilee celebrations special.


Paul Zerdin and puppets heading for Corn Exchange: interview

Paul Zerdin and puppets heading for Corn Exchange: interview

Paul Zerdin and puppets heading for Corn Exchange: interview

Comedian Paul Zerdin mixes traditional ventriloquism with state-of-the-art technology.


Newbury Spring Festival busks it with genius guitar-playing duo

Newbury Spring Festival busks it with genius guitar-playing duo

Newbury Spring Festival busks it with genius guitar-playing duo

Musicians take to street to promote festival fortnight.


Women's Peace Camp integral to town's history

Women's Peace Camp integral to town's history

Women's Peace Camp integral to town's history

Jemima Brown's sculptures celebrate Greenham 40 anniversary.


Warm message left on Thatcham postbox

Warm message left on Thatcham postbox

Warm message left on Thatcham postbox

A wonderfully warm crocheted message has been spotted in Thatcham this week.


HMV to return to town

HMV to return to town

HMV to return to town

Another high street favourite is preparing to return to Newbury.


Ball Hill author's Escape from Uxbridge

Ball Hill author's Escape from Uxbridge

Ball Hill author's Escape from Uxbridge

74-year-old Stephen Jones used lockdown to finish writing the book about his working life around the world.


Graffiti mural livens up quiet quarter of town

Graffiti mural livens up quiet quarter of town

Graffiti mural livens up quiet quarter of town

Newbury BID hopes artwork will attract more footfall.


Hampshire Hogs let loose on Basingstoke streets

Hampshire Hogs let loose on Basingstoke streets

Hampshire Hogs let loose on Basingstoke streets

Tadley artist Katy Stevens' Sea Sweetie joins the Hampshire arts trail.


Family scrap sculpture sessions in Victoria Park tomorrow

Family scrap sculpture sessions in Victoria Park tomorrow

Family scrap sculpture sessions in Victoria Park tomorrow

Create sculptures and pictures celebrating the women of the Greenham Common peace camp.


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