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Baby we're not foolin'

Baby we're not foolin'

After being given the thumbs-up by Jimmy Page himself, the Led Zeppelin tribute band Whole Lotta Led, will be performing at Arlington Arts on Saturday…


Overcrowding fears raised in wake of latest Ufton Nervet death

Overcrowding fears raised in wake of latest Ufton Nervet death

THE danger of train overcrowding has reared its head again in the wake of another death at the Ufton Nervet crossing. Newbury resident Ben Wood sent this…


Council accused of passing Newbury traffic problem to Hampshire

Council accused of passing Newbury traffic problem to Hampshire

WEST Berkshire Council has been accused of passing Newbury’s traffic problems to north Hampshire, after it emerged that the council is considering reducing…


Buzzardgate: Benyon performs U-turn on plan to control birds

Buzzardgate: Benyon performs U-turn on plan to control birds

WIDE condemnation from charities, the national press and other organisations has forced the MP for Newbury Richard Benyon to drop plans to quarantine…


West Berkshire scrap metal business raided in police operation

West Berkshire scrap metal business raided in police operation

SIX people have been arrested at a West Berkshire scrap metal business during Thames Valley Police’s largest crackdown on scrap metal theft. A total of…


Gang target Vodafone store during lunchtime theft

Gang target Vodafone store during lunchtime theft

SHOPPERS in Newbury got a shock this lunchtime (Wednesday) when a gang of men were seen running from the Vodafone store with a number of stolen phones.…


Best of British

Best of British

Soul singer, TV presenter, charity campaigner and all round Great Briton Mica Paris comes to Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, on Friday. Mica Paris is one of…


Man found dead in Hampstead Norreys woods is named

Man found dead in Hampstead Norreys woods is named

A MAN found dead in woods in Hampstead Norreys last week has been named as 49-year-old David Hobley from Tilehurst. Mr Hobley was reported missing from…


Tesco eyeing up new store after planning permission granted

Tesco eyeing up new store after planning permission granted

TESCO could soon open a new store to replace a closed pub in Burghfield Common, after planning permission was granted at appeal. Delicia Consolidated…


Highclere Game and Country Fair proves a crowd puller

Highclere Game and Country Fair proves a crowd puller

THOUSANDS flocked to the grounds of Highclere Castle over the weekend (Sat/Sun May 26/27), for a family day out at the 2012 Highclere Game and Country…


He's gonna be (sore)

He's gonna be (sore)

A NEWBURY man is about to embark on a feat worthy of a Proclaimers song- he is going to cycle 600 miles to Glasgow. Tom Buckingham, aged 42, from Valley…


West Berkshire scrapyard targeted in huge police operation

West Berkshire scrapyard targeted in huge police operation

THAMES Valley Police has carried out a series of raids on scrapyards today as part of a crackdown on metal thefts across the Thames Valley region. The…


New head teacher for John O'Gaunt

New head teacher for John O'Gaunt

JOHN O’Gaunt Community Technology College has a new headteacher. She is Sarah Brinkley, currently deputy headteacher at John Mason School in Abingdon.Ofsted…


Mini Band to play London's O2 Arena

Mini Band to play London's O2 Arena

THE Mini Band from Cold Ash, made up of young musicians, have been awarded a dream gig at London's O2 arena after getting through to the finals of a national…


Trident nuclear submarine contracts dished out

Trident nuclear submarine contracts dished out

THE Government has given the clearest indication yet it is committed to the Trident nuclear defence system - whose warheads are built in West Berkshire…


Newbury Weekly News judged runner up in national award

Newbury Weekly News judged runner up in national award

THE Newbury Weekly News has been awarded Highly Commended and named runner-up in national awards to find the Best Weekly Newspaper in the country. The…


East Ilsley limbers up for diamond standard Sheep Fair

East Ilsley limbers up for diamond standard Sheep Fair

EAST Ilsley’s historic sheep fair returns this weekend, and this year contains a little bit of everything from the Olympics to the Queen’s diamond jubilee.…


Police appeal after sexual assault in Newbury supermarket

Police appeal after sexual assault in Newbury supermarket

THAMES Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted while shopping in a Newbury supermarket. The woman, aged 39, was…


Calvin Harris brings curtain down at Party in the Paddock

Calvin Harris brings curtain down at Party in the Paddock

NEWBURY Racecourse came over all Ibiza on Saturday night as DJ Calvin Harris blasted out a 90-minute set in sweltering conditions to a crowd of jubilant…


Leaders in a spin at Falkland

Leaders in a spin at Falkland

FALKLAND were denied a return to winning ways as early season leaders Slough staggered to a draw at Enborne Lodge in Division Two West of the Serious…


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