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Man ‘tried to import firearm’

Man ‘tried to import firearm’

A man has been charged with fraudulently attempting to evade a prohibition on the importation of firearms.


Travel affected for water leak repairs

Travel affected for water leak repairs

Travel restrictions apply whilst Thames Water repairs a water leak in Thatcham.


Summer cyclocross returns to Newbury’s Goldwell Park

Summer cyclocross returns to Newbury’s Goldwell Park

Six weeks of Cyclocross will be arriving in Newbury next week, open to riders of all abilities.


Seeing double?

Seeing double?

A new road sign has been installed in Newbury while its predecessor can still be seen peeking through the undergrowth.


Opposition mounts to solar farm plans after Government urges councils to turn down proposals

Opposition mounts to solar farm plans after Government urges councils to turn down proposals

Opposition is mounting against plans to build a solar farm south of Newbury that would be larger than 40 football pitches.


Pupils raise £100k for Newbury cancer charity

Pupils raise £100k for Newbury cancer charity

Thousands of pounds has been raised for a Newbury charity by pupils at a school in the town.


Newbury composer looking for singers to join a fun evening of music showcasing her work

Newbury composer looking for singers to join a fun evening of music showcasing her work

Hannah Maskell, a huge advocate for community music and bringing the arts to all, offers an opportunity for local singers to be involved.


Readers’ letters: ‘Tackle this shameful fuel prices profiteering’

Readers’ letters: ‘Tackle this shameful fuel prices profiteering’

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


Police investigate assault in Newbury

Police investigate assault in Newbury

Thames Valley Police is seeking information following an assault in Newbury.


Rugby club begins touch rugby summer programme

Rugby club begins touch rugby summer programme

Kingsclere Rugby Club begins its summer programme of touch rugby next week.


Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of West Berkshire

Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of West Berkshire

A new fund aimed at improving the mental health of people in West Berkshire is to be launched.


Treat for lovers of classical ballet

Treat for lovers of classical ballet

THE amazing young dancers from Ballet Central will be back for the Newbury Spring Festival next week.


Over 300 runners in this year’s Kintbury 5

Over 300 runners in this year’s Kintbury 5

The five-mile annual run known as the Kintbury 5 had 200 adults taking part in the race this year, up from 150 in 2023.


Local Plan review begins

Local Plan review begins

A four week inquiry into the West Berkshire local plan has begun.


Newbury celebrates 50 years of twinning with French town with trip across the channel

Newbury celebrates 50 years of twinning with French town with trip across the channel

Newbury celebrated its 50-year link to a French town with a trip across the channel to meet our continental counterparts.


Classic cars and motorbikes back for more beer and banter at The Bell

Classic cars and motorbikes back for more beer and banter at The Bell

Informal meet at the award-winning Aldworth pub on Sunday afternoon.


Solid chance for Big Rock on day two of Newbury’s Lockinge meeting

Solid chance for Big Rock on day two of Newbury’s Lockinge meeting

Day two of Newbury’s Lockinge meeting promises to be an exciting one, with a seven race card providing plenty of opportunities for racegoers.


A taste of the US of A at The Vineyard

A taste of the US of A at The Vineyard

This was a Newbury Spring Festival evening with a difference, combining a supper, a wine tasting and a concert.


Back in the day

Back in the day

We delve into our archives to see what was going on 10 years ago, 25 years ago and 50 years ago this week.


M4 shut this weekend

M4 shut this weekend

The M4 will be shut through part of West Berkshire again this weekend


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