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Man admits death by careless driving

Man admits death by careless driving

An 80-year-old from Reading died and his wife was seriously injured in the accident on the M4 last year A 53-YEAR-OLD man has been found not guilty of…


Marked improvement in ambulance response times

Marked improvement in ambulance response times

The South Central Ambulance Service is now one of the top performing trusts in England JUST two years after being branded one of the worst performing…


Padworth man reflects on friend's Grand National win

Padworth man reflects on friend's Grand National win

Former Newbury Grammar School pupil Bruce Hobbs became the youngest jockey to win the Grand National in 1938 aged 17 AS the 164th Grand National approaches…


Public consultation on children's centres

Public consultation on children's centres

Proposals for mergers include £230,000 children's centre in Tadley, scheduled to open after Easter. HAMPSHIRE County Council has claimed that the…


Thatcham pupils reported over rowdy behaviour in town centre

Thatcham pupils reported over rowdy behaviour in town centre

Kennet School headteacher has defended his pupils who were reported for swearing and shouting SECONDARY school pupils have been criticised for their behaviour…


AP bids to follow Red Rum

AP bids to follow Red Rum

Tony McCoy partners Don't Push It in attempt to win back-to-back Grand Nationals CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy is targeting a second successive Grand…


Blues stretched up front

Blues stretched up front

Front line concerns as Newbury bid to have a say in who goes down with them RELEGATED Newbury Blues go into their final month's worth of games in…


Club's fate in others' hands

Club's fate in others' hands

Defeat leaves Volleyball Club hoping for a re-shuffle to stave off relegation NEWBURY are hoping for an end-of-season re-shuffle to hang onto their place…


Hampshire out to end county hoodoo

Hampshire out to end county hoodoo

Twenty20 champions shape up for County Championship quest with a Rose Bowl starter against Durham HAMPSHIRE return to County Championship cricket action…


Hungerford "heading for traffic chaos"

Hungerford "heading for traffic chaos"

Vital gas main works will last nine weeks, says West Berkshire Council VITAL works at to replace an old, cast iron gas main will cause traffic chaos in…


Local schools to become academies

Local schools to become academies

Kennet School in Thatcham and Park House School in Newbury have been given Government approval to become academies THE first two West Berkshire schools…


Mark Thomas gig at Corn Exchange cancelled

Mark Thomas gig at Corn Exchange cancelled

Comedian cancels Friday gig due to throat infection COMEDIAN Mark Thomas has cancelled his gig at the Corn Exchange Newbury tomorrow night (Friday). The…


New care facility for Newbury?

New care facility for Newbury?

A psychiatric home for patients suffering from mental illnesses could be built at land at Newbury Rugby Club A PSYCHIATRIC home for patients who suffer…


New owners set for Regency Park Hotel

New owners set for Regency Park Hotel

Manor of Groves Ltd has said it intends to take over the Thatcham hotel on Friday, April 29 NEW owners are set to take over the Regency Park Hotel in…


Open Studios goes live

Open Studios goes live

Online information now available on artists, exhibitions and workshops in the 2011 scheme The Open Studios 2011 website is now live at www.open-studios.org.uk…


Overturned lorry causes A4 lane closure

Overturned lorry causes A4 lane closure

There are currently 10 minute delays following an accident at the M4 junction 12 (Theale) exit slip road ONE lane of the exit slip road of the M4 motorway…


'Popular postie' given a first class send off

'Popular postie' given a first class send off

A surprise party was held in Speen last week for Michael Pearce, who has retired after 43 years as a postman AFTER delivering a first class service for…


This week's gig listings

This week's gig listings

Your guide to gigs in and around Newbury Thursday, April 7: The Plough, Reading – On Planet Janet (9pm) 12 Bar, Swindon - The Sound Crew (8pm) The Vic,…


Town are ready to pounce

Town are ready to pounce

Play-off and promotion places at stake as football season surges into its final month THATCHAM TOWN go into Saturday's game with Yate Town at Waterside…


Two men arrested after drugs raid

Two men arrested after drugs raid

A third man is cautioned at the scene after drugs were found on his person TWO men have been arrested after police found what they believe to be bags…


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