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MS society bluebell walks in Bradfield this weekend

MS society bluebell walks in Bradfield this weekend

BLUEBELL walks are to take place in West Berkshire this weekend. Visitors are invited to take a walk through a carpet of bluebells and take in the views…


Car show is a classic

Car show is a classic

CLASSIC cars and vintage vehicles gleamed in the May sunshine, drawing hundreds of enthusiasts from far and wide to Lowesden Works at Lambourn Woodlands.…


Go potty this Sunday

Go potty this Sunday

Tangley Pottery is open to the public this Sunday (11am to 5pm).Adults and children over seven years old are invited to Emily Myers’ studio at 2 Chalkpit…


Hell on earth

Hell on earth

The widely acclaimed theatre company Les Enfants Terribles brings The Trench to Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, on Friday.A total theatre experience of engrossing…


Twenty five police officers deployed in Newbury drugs raid this morning (Fri)

Twenty five police officers deployed in Newbury drugs raid this morning (Fri)

POLICE had a major presence in an area of Newbury this morning (Friday) as they carried out a drugs raid. Twenty-five police officers searched five properties…


Police treat Burghfield Common shed fire as suspected arson

Police treat Burghfield Common shed fire as suspected arson

A FIRE which destroyed a shed in Burghfield Common yesterday (Thursday) afternoon, was being treated as suspected arson by police. According to Ellie…


Lib Dems take both Newbury Town Council seats

Lib Dems take both Newbury Town Council seats

THE Liberal Democrats have won both the seats in the Newbury Town Council Victoria Ward by-elections. Lib Dems, Alexander Payton and Ruwan Uduwerage-Perera…


Mortimer firefighters tackle Mortimer Common hedge blaze

Mortimer firefighters tackle Mortimer Common hedge blaze

MORTIMER firefighters tackled a hedge fire at Mortimer Common yesterday afternoon (Thursday). According to Ellie Gray, of the Royal Berkshire Fire and…


Work gets under way to redevelop West Berkshire Museum

Work gets under way to redevelop West Berkshire Museum

A MAJOR restoration of the West Berkshire Museum is set to get under way on Monday, after years of debate and delays. The work to restore the historic…


Rail bridge works are on schedule and on budget, says Highways Agency

Rail bridge works are on schedule and on budget, says Highways Agency

WORK to upgrade the rail bridge on the A339 in Newbury is on track and on budget, says the Highways Agency. The project, which began in early March, is…


Delevoper hopes it's third time lucky for former Travis Perkins site

Delevoper hopes it's third time lucky for former Travis Perkins site

REVISED plans for housing at the former Travis Perkins site in Newbury have been submitted to West Berkshire Council. The plans, for 37 residential units…


11-year-old girl threatened at knifepoint in West Berkshire

11-year-old girl threatened at knifepoint in West Berkshire

AN 11-year-old girl was threatened at knifepoint in West Berkshire last week after a fight broke out between a group of youths. Police said that the victim…


Former Thatcham mayor to give talk on role

Former Thatcham mayor to give talk on role

A FORMER Thatcham mayor will be today's speaker at Thatcham University of the Third Age (U3A). Lee Dillon, now the leader of Thatcham Town Council who…


Bra-vo to AWE staff

Bra-vo to AWE staff

STAFF from AWE Aldermaston have donated their bras to a worthy cause. Nearly 2,000 bras were collected for the Bag a Bra campaign, run by Hampshire and…


More than 2,000 homes in West Berkshire plagued by two power cuts

More than 2,000 homes in West Berkshire plagued by two power cuts

RESIDENTS across various parts of West Berkshire have been affected by power cuts throughout this afternoon (Thurs). Southern Electric has confirmed that…


Lauren strikes gold in Munich

Lauren strikes gold in Munich

UPPER Basildon rower Lauren Kedar returned from the weekend’s Munich Junior International Regatta with a gold medals to boost her claims on a place in…


Reading Ladies move to Thatcham

Reading Ladies move to Thatcham

READING Ladies will be preparing for their forthcoming move to their new home at Thatcham Town’s Waterside Park when they take on West Ham ladies on Sunday.…


Home starter for Falkland

Home starter for Falkland

FALKLAND bowl into league action on Saturday with an early season tester in the Home Counties Premier League’s Division Two West. They entertain a Dinton…


Kintbury aviation fan restores historic glider, after 1,000 man hours

Kintbury aviation fan restores historic glider, after 1,000 man hours

IT’S TAKEN 32 months and more than 1,000 man hours - but Kintbury aviation fan Alan Pettitt has nearly completed his labour of love on this historic glider.…


Newbury's Victoria ward goes to the polls today (Thurs)

Newbury's Victoria ward goes to the polls today (Thurs)

Eight candidates will do battle today (Thursday) for two seats on Newbury Town Council. The by-election was called following the resignation of two Liberal…


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