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Finalists two years in a row for Hungerford salon

Finalists two years in a row for Hungerford salon

THERE have been celebrations in Hungerford after it was revealed that Perfectly Posh Hair Design had reached the finals of the English Hair and Beauty…


More roadworks - this time on the A4!

More roadworks - this time on the A4!

Just when it seemed Newbury's roadworks couldn't get any worse .... it has been announced that emergency roadworks will have to be carried out on the…


Caravan destroyed in Aldermaston fire

Caravan destroyed in Aldermaston fire

A CARAVAN was destroyed in a fire at an Aldermaston traveller’s site yesterday evening (Mon). Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman, Nicole…


Firefighters tackle chimney fire near Shaw

Firefighters tackle chimney fire near Shaw

NEWBURY firefighters were called to a chimney fire at a house between Shaw and Hermitage yesterday evening (Mon). According to Richard Young, watch manager…


Council tax and on-street parking hot topics at meeting tonight (Tues)

Council tax and on-street parking hot topics at meeting tonight (Tues)

WEST Berkshire Council is to approve the district's budget and council tax at a meeting of full council tonight (Tues). If approved, the district will…


Man arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, possession of air rifle and driving offence

Man arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, possession of air rifle and driving offence

A MAN was arrested last week on suspicion of criminal damage, possession of an air rifle in a public place and driving a vehicle while in a dangerous…


Institute for Animal Health public consultation event today (Tues)

Institute for Animal Health public consultation event today (Tues)

THE public consultation about the future of the Institute for Animal Health (renamed The Pirbright Institute) is to be held at the Downs School today…


Friends’ pledge to run marathon when they hit 40

Friends’ pledge to run marathon when they hit 40

A DONNINGTON woman running the London Marathon in April is gearing up for the biggest challenge of her life. Lisa Harrop, aged 40, is to take on the 26.2…


Firefighters battle blaze at Cold Ash pub

Firefighters battle blaze at Cold Ash pub

FIREFIGHTERS from three local stations were called to a fire in a Cold Ash pub this afternoon (Mon). According to Bob Mitchell, the watch manager of Red…


Tributes paid to woman killed in three car Chieveley crash

Tributes paid to woman killed in three car Chieveley crash

TRIBUTES have been paid to the woman who died following a three car crash in Chieveley last week. Katherine Howard, aged 32 from Great Shefford, died…


Elderly man in serious condition after Fir Tree Lane accident

Elderly man in serious condition after Fir Tree Lane accident

AN ELDERLY man who crashed his car into a bollard closed Fir Tree Lane for an hour and a half on Sunday. The road was closed between the junctions with…


Car transporter catches fire at Chieveley services

Car transporter catches fire at Chieveley services

FIREFIGHTERS from Newbury and Hungerford were called to tackle a blaze at Chieveley services this afternoon (Mon) after a car transporter caught fire.…


Man punched in the head during town centre attack

Man punched in the head during town centre attack

A MAN was punched in the head as part of an attack in Newbury town centre. The 25-year-old victim was in Market Street between 9.30pm and 9.45pm on Monday,…


Blues close the gap

Blues close the gap

Newbury Blues 36 Cheltenham 10BLUES raised hopes of yet beating off their relegation threat with their second successive home win when seeing off second…


Town rally to a point

Town rally to a point

AFC Hayes 1 Thatcham Town 1 THATCHAM shook off their North Greenford nightmare to pop inside the M25 and emerge with a point from mid-table Hayes.Respective…


Stalemate at the top

Stalemate at the top

Hungerford Town 0 Poole Town 0 HUNGERFORD will need ‘snookers’ to hang on to top spot in the Eco Stik League Southern’s Division One South and West -…


Handbag snatched in raid on car parked in Sydmonton

Handbag snatched in raid on car parked in Sydmonton

A HANDBAG has been stolen in a raid on a car parked in Sydmonton on Saturday afternoon (Mar 2). According to Hampshire Constabulary, the incident happened…


Firefighters called to Woolton Hill hazardous chemicals incident

Firefighters called to Woolton Hill hazardous chemicals incident

NEWBURY firefighters were called to a hazardous chemical incident at a Woolton Hill care home last night (Sun). According to Richard Young, the watch…


Knacker's yard opposition grows

Knacker's yard opposition grows

ANIMAL charities and businesses have said there will be a detrimental impact on animals and their livelihoods will suffer if plans to relocate a knackers…


Major town centre roadworks start today (Mon)

Major town centre roadworks start today (Mon)

MAJOR town centre roadworks start today (Mon) which are threatening months of disruption for motorists in Newbury. Station Road at the junction with the…


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