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Twins’ fundraising quiz night gets the Royals’ seal from Ady Williams

Twins’ fundraising quiz night gets the Royals’ seal from Ady Williams

A FORMER Reading FC captain is helping Thatcham twins raise money for a trip. Kamila and Laura Sinoplu, Year 11 pupils at Kennet School, are raising money…


Newbury teen arrested following theft of items from Thatcham car

Newbury teen arrested following theft of items from Thatcham car

A TEENAGER has been arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle in Thatcham. An offender gained entry to a vehicle, which was parked Tadham Place,…


People who are making all the difference

People who are making all the difference

TELEVISION style guru Gok Wan was in Newbury last week to officially launch the fourth annual Vodafone World of Difference charity drive. Under the scheme,…


McDermott ousted by Royals

McDermott ousted by Royals

READING have sacked manager Brian McDermott after a five-match losing streak left Royals staring into the Premier League relegation abyss. Bookmakers…


Newbury firefighters called to A339 after car flips on its roof

Newbury firefighters called to A339 after car flips on its roof

NEWBURY firefighters were called to an A339 accident near Newbury last night (Sun), after a car flipped onto its roof. According to Chris Cound, the crew…


Plan to build care facility on the site of Newbury guest home

Plan to build care facility on the site of Newbury guest home

PLANS have been submitted to knock down a well-known guest house in Newbury and build a high-dependency care facility in its place. The plans, submitted…


Ofsted gives credit for Lambourn improvement

Ofsted gives credit for Lambourn improvement

LAMBOURN Primary School has cause to celebrate after Ofsted inspectors rated it as ‘good’ . They cited the headteacher Andrew Higgs’ leadership, vision…


Co-op's £10,000 for Lambourn

Co-op's £10,000 for Lambourn

THE SOUTHERN Co-operative store in Lambourn is offering local organisations and charities the opportunity to bid for up to £10,000 with the launch of…


Fears rise to surface again as Prologis applies for renewal

Fears rise to surface again as Prologis applies for renewal

A PLANNING application by ProLogis, which saw Greenham parish councillors and local residents up in arms in 2006, is up for renewal and is again causing…


100th quiz celebrates £17k for Maureen's fund

100th quiz celebrates £17k for Maureen's fund

A WIDOW who has dedicated 13 years to fundraising in honour of his late wife held his 100th quiz this weekend. Fifteen teams, more than double the average,…


Hungerford hosts sci-fi premiere

Hungerford hosts sci-fi premiere

Forget the recent Academy Awards; the movie event of the season will be in Hungerford next week when young filmmaker Drew Casson will be hosting the premiere…


Mums chores worth £33,000, reveals survey

Mums chores worth £33,000, reveals survey

MOTHERS across West Berkshire are set to experience a day of relaxation today as their families say thanks for everything they do, but how much are a…


Reading FC no longer in running to buy Aldermaston Manor

Reading FC no longer in running to buy Aldermaston Manor

READING Football Club is no longer in the running to buy Aldermaston Manor as a new home for its training ground. The Premiership club confirmed in September…


Catholic Club in shock closure

Catholic Club in shock closure

THATCHAM Catholic Club has closed. A statement released said that the club had closed with immediate effect owing to a dramatic fall in use.It read: “For…


Kingsclere firefighters charity car wash

Kingsclere firefighters charity car wash

KINGSCLERE firefighters are preparing to roll up their sleeves to take part in a car wash today (Sunday) at the fire station, to raise funds for The Fire…


Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance lottery results

NEWBURYTODAY.CO.UK is pleased to carry the results for the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust’s weekly lottery. The air ambulance has responded…


Woolton Hill teenager in regional final of national talent competition

Woolton Hill teenager in regional final of national talent competition

A WOOLTON Hill teenager has won through to the regional finals of a national talent competition. Emma Lawrence, aged 16, beat off thousands of young hopefuls…


Overnight closures of A339 rail bridge start tonight

Overnight closures of A339 rail bridge start tonight

A series of overnight road closures on the A339 Newbury rail bridge will begin tonight (Saturday). The bridge will be closed from 9pm until 8am on Saturday…


Benyon: TV chef 'missing big picture' in fish fight

Benyon: TV chef 'missing big picture' in fish fight

NEWBURY MP Richard Benyon has challenged TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to “see the bigger picture” in a public spat over marine conservation zones.…


Rendel beaten to the post for Richmond parliamentary candidate

Rendel beaten to the post for Richmond parliamentary candidate

FORMER Newbury MP David Rendel has been unsuccessful in his quest to become MP for Richmond it has emerged. The news of Mr Rendel’s attempt to be selected…


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