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It's Hocktide at Hungerford as tutti men make their rounds

It's Hocktide at Hungerford as tutti men make their rounds

Town is the last in England to regularly celebrate ancient tradition COMMONERS of the Town and Manor of Hungerford gathered in the May sunshine for the…


Just the meringues will be whipped at new restaurant

Just the meringues will be whipped at new restaurant

Developer gets go-ahead after two year battle and drops plans for Madam Whiplash massage parlour in Thatcham A DEVELOPER'S two-year battle to turn…


New full time rector for Newbury

New full time rector for Newbury

The Rev Will Hunter Smart will begin his duties on Thursday NEWBURY has a new, full time team Rector. He is the Rev. Will Hunter Smart, who will begin…


Roads reopened after earlier closures

Roads reopened after earlier closures

The A339 in Newtown, Newbury, and two lanes on the M4 have now been reopened Motorists experienced long delays in the district this afternoon after a…


Teenager left with fractures after Thatcham assault

Teenager left with fractures after Thatcham assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after the assault in an alleyway between Goldsmith Close and Sagecroft Road AN assault on a teenager in Thatcham last…


Thatcham Allotment Watch success

Thatcham Allotment Watch success

Stolen tools were recovered days after the official launch of allotment watch scheme JUST a few days after the official launch of Thatcham Allotment Watch…


Thatcham Green to be given quick-fix makeover

Thatcham Green to be given quick-fix makeover

Town council hopes that if it pays to help smarten up the Broadway Green, other traders might follow IMPROVEMENTS could be made to Broadway Green if residents…


Two accidents on major roads

Two accidents on major roads

The A339 in Newtown, Newbury, has been shut and two lanes on the M4 have also been closed A lorry has hit power cables on the A339 Newtown Road causing…


Crafty Craft a success but Jo Brand disqualified

Crafty Craft a success but Jo Brand disqualified

The organisers said that this year's festival was a big success, despite Jo Brand being disqualified for being towed THIS year's Crafty Craft…


It's Crafty Craft time again!

It's Crafty Craft time again!

Television personality Jo Brand is expected to attend the event this year WITH the small matter of the royal wedding out of the way, the weekend's…


Shalbourne prepares to party

Shalbourne prepares to party

The May Day Fair takes place this afternoon (Monday) with live music and dancing SHALBOURNE is getting ready for its May Day Fair today (Monday). The…


Boxford village hall plans submitted

Boxford village hall plans submitted

The relocation of Boxford Village Hall is a step closer following the submission of detailed plans THE relocation of Boxford Village Hall is a step closer…


Date set for Yattendon and Frilsham fete

Date set for Yattendon and Frilsham fete

The event will take place on Monday, May 30 in Yattendon village A DATE has been set for the annual Yattendon and Frilsham fete. On Monday, May 30, from…


MP hails "deeply wonderful" royal wedding

MP hails "deeply wonderful" royal wedding

I wish I had a pause button to press says Richard Benyon, who was a guest at the royal wedding THE MP for Newbury Richard Benyon has spoken of his "special"…


Royal wedding party attack at Middleton haunt

Royal wedding party attack at Middleton haunt

Man alleged to have made racist comments before attacking two people during royal wedding party A MAN allegedly made racist comments before attacking…


And they've done it!

And they've done it!

Newbury is almost deserted as Prince William and Princess Catherine finally tie the knot NEWBURY resembled a ghost town this morning (Friday) as thousands…


Bucklebury buzzes with wedding excitement

Bucklebury buzzes with wedding excitement

Revellers watched the wedding at the Cottage Inn after enjoying free breakfast at Peach's store BUCKLEBURY was buzzing this morning in the build up…


Excitement is growing in Bucklebury

Excitement is growing in Bucklebury

Residents and visitors flock towards the nearest big screen to watch the royal wedding guests arrive at Westminster Abbey EXCITEMENT is building in Chapel…


Here we go, it's the royal wedding!

Here we go, it's the royal wedding!

Get ready to wave that flag, Chapel Row's most famous daughter is about to become royalty THE big day is finally here. The country may have come to…


Pupils parade their royal wedding song

Pupils parade their royal wedding song

Children from the Willows School created their own song to mark the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William PUPILS at a Newbury school have been…


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