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Morris sides Dance Out at The Bell at Aldworth

Morris sides Dance Out at The Bell at Aldworth

Garston Gallopers and OBJ meet for lively evening at award-winning Ridgeway pub.


On the Mount at Wasing festival kicks off today

On the Mount at Wasing festival kicks off today

‘Magical’ celebrations embrace this week’s Solstice with world music and culture featuring headliners Nick Mulvey and Rodrigo y Gabriela.


Readers’ letters: ‘Dire shortages in social care’

Readers’ letters: ‘Dire shortages in social care’

Here are a selection of letters to the editor of the Newbury Weekly News


Alleged drug dealer sent to crown court in custody

Alleged drug dealer sent to crown court in custody

A man accused of drug dealing has been remanded in custody.


Racecourse to host running event this summer

Racecourse to host running event this summer

Lace your boots and put on your bibs because Newbury Racecourse will be hosting a running event this summer.


Lord Stevens visits West Berkshire Community Hospital

Lord Stevens visits West Berkshire Community Hospital

Chairman of Cancer Research UK, Simon Stevens, recently visited West Berkshire Community Hospital to see its expanding facilities.

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What to see this week

What to see this week

Max Hastings on Operation Biting, Charlie Cook‘s Favourite Book and choral society celebrates 50 glorious years: take your pick


Could you give Ebony a loving home?

Could you give Ebony a loving home?

Dog of the Week: The latest dogs looking for their forever homes from Newbury Dogs Trust


Enjoy the arts and music at wonderful Waterperry

Enjoy the arts and music at wonderful Waterperry

A list of everything that is going on in the arts at Waterperry Gardens this year.


Popular market returns this month

Popular market returns this month

The next edition of the popular Woolton Hill and Highclere Village Market is taking place later this month.


Crematorium welcomes new manager

Crematorium welcomes new manager

West Berkshire Crematorium’s new manager says she is passionate about providing exceptional care and support to grieving families, writes Grace Clift.


Gaza vigil takes its silent message to election hustings

Gaza vigil takes its silent message to election hustings

Newbury’s silent vigil, calling for a ceasfire in Gaza, moved locations this week.


Police appeal for help after two men go missing in Newbury

Police appeal for help after two men go missing in Newbury

Police have appealed for the public’s help to trace two missing men who were last seen in Newbury.


Cancer care charity celebrates 40 years of serving local communities

Cancer care charity celebrates 40 years of serving local communities

Newbury Cancer Care marked 40 years of providing cancer support services to West Berkshire residents at a recent event.


Today’s weather forces musicians off the bandstand

Today’s weather forces musicians off the bandstand

Project Band will play at Bacon Arms instead.


Local people recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours List 2024

Local people recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours List 2024

A number of people from West Berkshire and North Hampshire have received honours in the King’s Birthday Honours List 2024.

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Thatcham holds D-Day commemoration at War Memorial

Thatcham holds D-Day commemoration at War Memorial

On June 6, the Thatcham Branch of The Royal British Legion commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.


Opera pieces from the well-known to the rarely heard and everything in between at Shaw House Great Hall this weekend

Opera pieces from the well-known to the rarely heard and everything in between at Shaw House Great Hall this weekend

Kennet Opera ‘aim to give pleasure to our audience and in doing so to have a really good time ourselves’.


Gossip girls and guys

Gossip girls and guys

Sheridan’s 1777 comedy classic The School for Scandal has been given a makeover in Seán Aydon’s 1950s-set Tilted Wig production.


Back in the day

Back in the day

We delve into our archives to see what was going on 10 years ago, 25 years ago and 50 years ago this week.


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