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Crash causes Turnpike traffic

Crash causes Turnpike traffic

A crash on Kiln Road this evening has led to increased traffic in the Turnpike area of Newbury.


Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of May 17

Coronavirus West Berkshire: latest confirmed cases as of May 17

The number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in West Berkshire is now 49,826, an increase of 20 since May 16.


Teens admit to school vandalism

Teens admit to school vandalism

Four teenagers who vandalised Beenham Primary School have admitted their involvement in the incident on Sunday, May 15.


David and Samantha Cameron celebrate former aide’s race win

David and Samantha Cameron celebrate former aide’s race win

Former Prime Minister David Cameron made some less divisive decisions over the weekend, placing a bet on a winning horse at Newbury Racecourse.


Matters of the heart: Question mark over defibs in old phone boxes

Matters of the heart: Question mark over defibs in old phone boxes

Moves to get more defibrillators in the district’s old phone boxes go before West Berkshire health officials.

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What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?

What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?

With seven cases of monkeypox now in the UK, health officials admit there could be community transmission, and say they're urgently investigating.


4 Girls with 4 harps come to Newbury in festive mood

4 Girls with 4 harps come to Newbury in festive mood

Newbury Spring Festival music review: 4 Girls 4 Harps.


Lawrance leads Woodhay charge

Lawrance leads Woodhay charge

THERE was double delight for East Woodhay as both teams won on the opening day of the Hampshire Cricket League campaign.


New executive committee announced

New executive committee announced

Councillors on West Berkshire Council have been given their roles for the coming year


Team Kennet Quadkids back to winning ways

Team Kennet Quadkids back to winning ways

Team Kennet Quadkids team got back to winning ways in the first round of the Oxfordshire Young Athletes League held at Horspath on Sunday.


Free vitamins and healthy food for low-income families as new scheme launched

Free vitamins and healthy food for low-income families as new scheme launched

Mums who are more than 10 weeks pregnant, or have a child under four, may be entitled to receive a Healthy Start card.


Appeal after Hungerford care home fire

Appeal after Hungerford care home fire

Police are appealing for witnesses to an arson in Hungerford on Sunday evening.


POLL: What is your favourite local rugby club

POLL: What is your favourite local rugby club

Which local rugby team do you like the most?


Harry Styles to read a Cbeebies Bedtime Story

Harry Styles to read a Cbeebies Bedtime Story

Singer Harry Styles will take a tour break in favour of a sit down on the Cbeebies sofa later this month where he will read the Bedtime Story.


Thames Valley Police live Q&A

Thames Valley Police live Q&A

Chief Constable John Campbell is inviting members of the public to ask him questions in a one-hour live session.


What is the weather for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend?

What is the weather for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend?

What will the weather be for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee is the question we're all asking and the Met Office has released some early predictions.


Newbury road to close for resurfacing

Newbury road to close for resurfacing

A town centre road will be closed overnight for more than two weeks later this month.


School pupils take on colourful run to raise money for outdoor spaces

School pupils take on colourful run to raise money for outdoor spaces

Hundreds of children were all the colours of the rainbow after taking part in The Hurst’s colour run, raising money for the school’s outdoor spaces.


Council throwing compost give-away

Council throwing compost give-away

There will be a compost giveaway event later this month where West Berkshire residents will be able to pick up soil conditioner for free.


Sheepdrove Piano Competition winner destined for major international career

Sheepdrove Piano Competition winner destined for major international career

Newbury Spring Festival's Kindersley Prize supports and launches new generation of young artists.


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