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Willie Thorne goes all in at Ladbrokes opening

Willie Thorne goes all in at Ladbrokes opening

SNOOKER legend Willie Thorne will be opening the new Ladbrokes store in Newbury's Market Place today (Saturday). The snooker and Strictly Come Dancing…


BBOWT condemns summer badger cull

BBOWT condemns summer badger cull

THE BERKS, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) has condemned the Government’s decision to go ahead with a six-week badger cull this summer. The cull,…


Three year protest begins at Aldermaston

Three year protest begins at Aldermaston

PROTESTS at Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) sites in Aldermaston and Burghfield were launched this week as part of a three year campaign seeking to…


Wife of Formula One boss dies of cancer

Wife of Formula One boss dies of cancer

LADY Virginia, the wife of Formula One team owner, Sir Frank Williams (pictured), passed away last night (Thurs) following a battle with cancer. A statement…


Both Newbury Thomas Cook stores saved from the chop

Both Newbury Thomas Cook stores saved from the chop

BOTH Thomas Cook stores in Newbury, situated in in the Kennet Centre and Northbrook Street, have survived a wave of pending closures. The news comes following…


Green grass of home wins Keggy top award

Green grass of home wins Keggy top award

NEWBURY FC president, groundsman, reserve team manager and saviour Keith 'Keggy' Moss banked an early 75th birthday present for his club when he was named…


Springbok bowls and bats into Hungerford

Springbok bowls and bats into Hungerford

PROMISING South African all-rounder Willem Mostert will be spearheading Hungerford Cricket Club’s drive to win promotion back to the Hampshire League’s…


Three arrests following Padworth break-in

Three arrests following Padworth break-in

THE Shell patrol station in Padworth was sealed off by police in the early hours of this morning (Fri) following a burglary. Thames Valley Police were…


Lorry driver taken to hospital following A34 accident

Lorry driver taken to hospital following A34 accident

A MAN was taken to hospital after a lorry left the A34 at East Ilsley during the early hours of this morning (Fri). According to Phil Knight, the watch…


Family makes emotional plea in memory of "beautiful and strong" Jemma

Family makes emotional plea in memory of "beautiful and strong" Jemma

A FAMILY has issued a heart-felt plea to people to donate their organs after losing their “beautiful, bubbly and strong” daughter, sister and wife on…


Police urge locals: 'if you see anything suspicious, call in'

Police urge locals: 'if you see anything suspicious, call in'

A RURAL crime wave is sweeping West Berkshire - and yesterday (Wednesday), police appealed for public help in stemming the tide. Neighbourhood officers…


Memory Christmas tree to be planted at Thatcham cemetery

Memory Christmas tree to be planted at Thatcham cemetery

A CHRISTMAS tree is to be planted at Thatcham Cemetery for families who have lost a loved one. The idea was put forward by Thatcham town mayor, John Boyd,…


Photographic competition highlights road safety in West Berkshire

Photographic competition highlights road safety in West Berkshire

SCHOOLS, colleges, camera clubs and businesses in West Berkshire have been invited to take part in a photographic competition, to boost awareness of road…


New pack by demand

New pack by demand

A NEW Cub pack held its first meeting this week. The pack, which will meet every Monday evening at Greenham Community Hall, was set up as a result of…


Families angered by grave clearances

Families angered by grave clearances

SOME bereaved families are up in arms over Lambourn Parish Council’s clearance of “unauthorised” items from graves. Anger has been fuelled by a heap of…


Leo's best at the table

Leo's best at the table

NEWBURY Table Tennis League starlet Leo Long claimed the junior singles title in the recent inaugural Basingstoke Open tournament staged at the Aldworth…


Top team leads awards charge cross country

Top team leads awards charge cross country

THERE were team and individual successes for athletics clubs Newbury and Team Kennet in the climactic event of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League at…


Hungerford on Valley parade

Hungerford on Valley parade

HUNGERFORD TOWN face a trek into The Valleys when they defend their leadership of the Evo Stik League Southern at Merthyr Tydfil on Saturday. They remain…


Bradfield pavilion ready for users

Bradfield pavilion ready for users

BRADFIELD CC are close to opening the club’s new pavilion which replaces the building that was destroyed by fire in November 2011. And new the club is…


Kingsclere cricketers have a chance to shine

Kingsclere cricketers have a chance to shine

KINGSCLERE Cricket Club is being backed by the Hampshire Cricket Board in its bid to recruit more junior members as part of the ECB’s Chance 2 Shine programme.…


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