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Boys beating cancer and Racecourse craft day

Boys beating cancer and Racecourse craft day

THE Boys Beating Cancer 5k run and a craft themed funday will take place today (Sunday). The charity run, now in it's third year of being staged in Newbury,…


MOTs for the 40 to 74s

MOTs for the 40 to 74s

PEOPLE aged between 40 and 74 who have not already been diagnosed with heart disease, stroke, diabetes or kidney disease, are being asked to take advantage…


Dog of the Week

Dog of the Week

THE Dogs Trust, Newbury is hoping someone can make Harry a keepsake in their home. Assistant Manager at Dogs Trust Newbury, Jenny Hopkins, said: “Three-year-old…


Upper Bucklebury family passes £7k fundraising target

Upper Bucklebury family passes £7k fundraising target

A CHARITY gig held in Bucklebury last week has helped a local family reach a fundraising target of more than £7,000 in memory of an actress and their…


Art to inspire travellers

Art to inspire travellers

The Newbury Weekly News has joined the district council, business and charitable sectors in an innovative project to improve the look of Newbury Bus station,…


M4 closed following three vehicle crash

M4 closed following three vehicle crash

THE M4 was closed for about an hour in the early hours of this morning (Sat) following a three vehicle crash. Fire crews including one from Dee Road and…


Crime down, footfall up, show district figures

Crime down, footfall up, show district figures

CRIME in the district has reduced, while the number of people shopping in the town centre has increased according to West Berkshire Council's year-end…


Public backs Blossom's Field playground plan

Public backs Blossom's Field playground plan

WASH Common is one step closer to getting a new playground for toddlers as a public consultation showed the majority of residents were in favour of the…


Battle Proms Concert among highlights of action-packed Saturday

Battle Proms Concert among highlights of action-packed Saturday

THE hugely popular Battle Proms Concert at Highclere Castle is among the highlights of an action packed weekend in West Berkshire.The estate directly…


Charity launch at Belinda's birthday bash

Charity launch at Belinda's birthday bash

A BIRTHDAY party held in memory of a Newbury woman who died from cancer has raised over £4,000 for charity. Friends and family of Belinda Harding-Perry,…


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…


Former St Bart's pupil wins Olivier acting award

Former St Bart's pupil wins Olivier acting award

A former St Bartholomew’s pupil has scooped a £2,500 award to help her continue her degree. Georgia Oldman, aged 20, received the Lawrence Olivier Acting…


Firefighters free female from locked bedroom

Firefighters free female from locked bedroom

FIREFIGHTERS were called to free a female from a locked bedroom in Hamstead Marshall this morning (Fri).Spokeswoman for the the Royal Berkshire Fire and…


Highclere's day of theatre

Highclere's day of theatre

Highclere is being treated to a day of theatre tomorrow (Saturday), when local professional actors Daniel Creasey and Yvie Magee bring their FalconGrange…


Our trains worst in south east for overcrowding

Our trains worst in south east for overcrowding

FIRST Great Western is the worst rail operator in the region for peak- time overcrowding, new figures have revealed. Although improvements have been made,…


Crimes by under-10s double in one year

Crimes by under-10s double in one year

CHILDREN under 10 have committed 27 crimes locally – including the rape of a 13-year-old girl by a boy aged nine – during the past three years. But none…


Aldermaston man guilty of hunting offences

Aldermaston man guilty of hunting offences

AN Aldermaston man has been found guilty of hunting a wild animal with a dog. Thomas Small, aged 23 of Paices Hill, was found guilty of the offence on…


Plan for lakeside holiday chalets near racecourse

Plan for lakeside holiday chalets near racecourse

A NEW tourist hub could be created next to the Racecourse Newbury if plans to construct holiday chalets are approved. The plan, submitted by Rivar ltd,…


Drop in workshop at Nature Discovery Centre today (Fri)

Drop in workshop at Nature Discovery Centre today (Fri)

CHILDREN are being invited to make recycled paper boats at the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham today (Fri). Recycler Jill Nicholas will be on hand…


 My Newbury - photos from readers

My Newbury - photos from readers

MONDAY night’s storms have stolen the focus of this week's My Newbury. People in West Berkshire took to Twitter to share their experiences and the skyline…


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