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Magic... and more

Magic... and more

INTERNATIONAL illusionist Michael Otton is bringing his stage show to The Haymarket, Basingstoke, next month.From levitating audience members, visual…


Newbury College grass fire suspected arson

Newbury College grass fire suspected arson

A GRASS fire in the grounds of Newbury College yesterday afternoon (Thurs) was being treated as suspected arson, following several similar incidents at…


West Berks GCSE results buck the national trend

West Berks GCSE results buck the national trend

WEST Berkshire is celebrating a year group of high achievers this summer as the number of top GCSE results has risen by four per cent on last year. Smiles,…


Public alerted over unsafe mobile phone chargers

Public alerted over unsafe mobile phone chargers

AN ALERT has been issued over unsafe mobile phone chargers on sale in West Berkshire. Consumers have been warned about buying cheap electrical chargers…


Free Broadway fun day in Thatcham

Free Broadway fun day in Thatcham

The Fun the Broadway event will return to Thatcham today (Fri) to give children a day of free activities to celebrate the end of the school summer holidays.…


Teens arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle in Thatcham

Teens arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle in Thatcham

FOUR teenagers have been arrested in connection with two incidents of theft from vehicles in Thatcham. At 1.30am on Wednesday (28), offenders entered…


Appeal throws out Newbury Pond Close plan

Appeal throws out Newbury Pond Close plan

ANOTHER victory was celebrated by residents of Pond Close, Newbury, last week as plans to build houses in their cul-de-sac were thrown out on appeal.…


No need to scream for ice cream – it’s free from the monster truck

No need to scream for ice cream – it’s free from the monster truck

THE world’s biggest ice cream van will be coming to Newbury to hand out free treats at the Royal County of Berkshire Show next month. The pink and white…


A right royal fair

A right royal fair

FUR, feathers and fleeces were all on display at the Chapel Row Fayre on Saturday. Despite the overcast bank holiday weather, hundreds of people attended…


Firefighters battle grass fire near Newbury College

Firefighters battle grass fire near Newbury College

NEWBURY firefighters battled a grass fire in the vicinity of Newbury College yesterday (Wed) evening). Bob Mitchell, watch manager of Red Watch at Newbury…


Christmas market to be held in park

Christmas market to be held in park

VICTORIA Park is to be transformed into a winter wonderland for December as it hosts its first Christmas market. From November 30 to December 23, the…


Top political accolade for councillor who "put his neck on the line for others"

Top political accolade for councillor who "put his neck on the line for others"

A LONG-SERVING Liberal Democrat councillor who “put his best interests at risk for the people he served” is being awarded a top political accolade for…


In this week's Newbury Weekly News

In this week's Newbury Weekly News

IN this week’s Newbury Weekly News, West Berkshire is celebrating a year group of high achievers as the number of top GCSE results has risen by four per…


Time Spanners group bows out on a high note

Time Spanners group bows out on a high note

A MUSIC group for people with disabilities held a farewell event on Saturday night. Time Spanners formed in 2000 and has performed summer and winter concerts…


Cartoonists have lift off, with a little help from Jonnie Rocket

Cartoonists have lift off, with a little help from Jonnie Rocket

CHILDREN got the inside story on how to create a comic strip from Jonnie Rocket creator John Chapman. Mr Chapman held a comic strip workshop at the Bath…


Who's crossing whom?

Who's crossing whom?

Film review: 2 Guns (15)Running time 109 minutes Rating:**If you happen to have a CIA agent as a neighbour or friend (you never know in West Berkshire),…


Tilehurst traffic snarl-up after car engine fire at traffic lights

Tilehurst traffic snarl-up after car engine fire at traffic lights

TRAFFIC snarled up in Tilehurst this afternoon (Wed), due to a car engine fire at traffic lights. Jon Murby, crew manager of white watch at Tilehurst…


Purse stolen during distraction burglary in Greenham

Purse stolen during distraction burglary in Greenham

A WOMAN in her eighties had her purse stolen in a distraction burglary in Greenham. A man knocked on the door of the woman's house near Wentworth Court…


Greenham fire in open accidental

Greenham fire in open accidental

NEWBURY firefighters extinguished a Greenham fire this afternoon (Wed), put down to an accidental cause. A spokeswoman for the Royal Berkshire fire and…


Fire crews called to field fire near Streatley

Fire crews called to field fire near Streatley

A STREATLEY field fire this morning (Wed) was discovered to be out on arrival. A spokeswoman for the Royal Berkshire Rescue Service (RBFRS) Ellie Gray,…


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