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"Character" to be restored to West Mills Cottages

"Character" to be restored to West Mills Cottages

CHARACTER is being restored to cottages in West Mills, after they were “inappropriately” converted to offices in the 1980s. Numbers 15 to 21 West Mills…


Cannabis plants found after police were called to a 'domestic dispute'

Cannabis plants found after police were called to a 'domestic dispute'

EIGHTY cannabis plants were seized from a property in the Wash Common area of Newbury at the weekend. The plants together with a hydroponic system were…


In this week's Newbury Weekly News

In this week's Newbury Weekly News

IN this week’s Newbury Weekly News read all about the row between residents and a landowner who is seeking permission to build a “gypsy pitch”. Residents…


Green light for proposals for 20 Kingsclere affordable homes

Green light for proposals for 20 Kingsclere affordable homes

PROPOSALS to build over 20 affordable houses in Kingsclere have been approved, despite objections, including about increased traffic and noise. A planning…


Book signing for celebrity canine

Book signing for celebrity canine

THE star of the Oscar-winning silent movie The Artist, Uggie, was keeping his fans – four-legged and two – happy at a book signing in Newbury yesterday…


Still hitting the spot

Still hitting the spot

 IN mainstream animated films for the youngsters, good old Uncle Walt Disney set the gold standard years ago with classics such as Bambi, The Jungle…


100 per cent comedy

100 per cent comedy

Rising comedy star Imran Yusuf brings his latest show Bring The Thunder to Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, on Saturday November 10. Following a hugely successful…


Man accused of murder denies playing part in knife fight, trial hears

Man accused of murder denies playing part in knife fight, trial hears

A WEST Berkshire man accused of murder and attempted murder said he had no part to play in a knife fight in which a Newbury man bled to death. Dean Robinson,…


Nando's due to open its doors today (Weds)

Nando's due to open its doors today (Weds)

CHICKEN restaurant, Nando’s, is due to open the doors of its new Newbury home today (Weds). The new restaurant, located in the Kennet Centre, will seat…


Rail commuters could be left worse off if pricing "loophole" closes

Rail commuters could be left worse off if pricing "loophole" closes

HUNDREDS of Hungerford to Reading commuters could soon be £1.20 per day worse off after First Great Western vowed to close what it sees as a pricing loophole.…


Youngsters to try their hand at firefighting

Youngsters to try their hand at firefighting

YOUNGSTERS across the district are being given the opportunity to try their hand at firefighting. Whitley Wood and Hungerford fire stations are calling…


Ground breaking ceremony marks start of hotel construction

Ground breaking ceremony marks start of hotel construction

A CEREMONY at a Kingsclere Golf Club on Friday (Oct 26) marked the start of the construction of a new three-star hotel. Construction of the new 40-bedroom…


Ready for a spooktacular Hallowe'en?

Ready for a spooktacular Hallowe'en?

WEST Berkshire is getting gripped with Hallowe’en fever. As the dark evening draws in and the ghosts, ghouls and devils hit the streets tonight, we want…


Day's night as Hungerford hit the top

Day's night as Hungerford hit the top

[caption id="attachment_53911" align="alignleft" width="345" caption="Matt Day - three and one"][/caption] AN extraordinary four-goal haul by defender…


Motorway re-opened following rush hour smash

Motorway re-opened following rush hour smash

By 12pm, all lanes were fully re-opened.  ONE lane of the M4 is still closed following an accident earlier this morning (Tues). The accident, involving…


Newbury MP welcomes Hungerford's £10,000 Government cash injection

Newbury MP welcomes Hungerford's £10,000 Government cash injection

NEWBURY MP Richard Benyon has welcomed the announcement that Hungerford will receive a £10,000 Government cash injection. The cash will boost Hungerford’s…


Victoria Park Nursery is outstanding, says Ofsted

Victoria Park Nursery is outstanding, says Ofsted

A NEWBURY nursery school has been judged outstanding following a recent inspection. Ofsted visited Victoria Park Nursery School and Children’s Centre…


Headteacher defends fingerprinting as story sparks forum debate

Headteacher defends fingerprinting as story sparks forum debate

THE ROUTINE fingerprinting of some West Berkshire schoolchildren has generated a heated debate on our online forum at Newburytoday.co.uk The revelation…


Fine dining restaurant planned for college grounds

Fine dining restaurant planned for college grounds

NEWBURY College is taking a hands-on approach to teaching students about fine dining by installing a restaurant on its grounds. A planning application…


Padworth waste and recycling centre to be officially opened on Friday

Padworth waste and recycling centre to be officially opened on Friday

THE new waste and recycling facility at Padworth will officially open on Friday (2). The centre, which is operated by Veolia Environmental Services, started…


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