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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…


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…


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