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Jamie Hince's local schooldays remembered

Jamie Hince's local schooldays remembered

The rock star who recently proposed to supermodel Kate Moss, was himself a 'model' pupil, his former teachers say FOLLOWING the news of supermodel…


Long serving Lib Dem councillor dies

Long serving Lib Dem councillor dies

Former leader of the council Keith Lock has died following a stay in hospital LONG-serving and well respected West Berkshire councillor Keith Lock has…


Newbury fire station could face staff cuts

Newbury fire station could face staff cuts

Union claims proposed cuts could result in delayed emergency responses to house fires and vehicle collisions THE ROYAL Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service…


New hi-tech buses for pupils

New hi-tech buses for pupils

School journeys to be outsourced to The Green Bus company, for pupils in the eastern area of West Berkshire PUPILS at Theale Green School and Little Heath…


Racecourse horror - post mortem results due today

Racecourse horror - post mortem results due today

Electrocution remains top suspect in horse deaths as cable is removed RESULTS of post mortem tests on two horses that collapsed and died at Newbury Racecourse…


Totesport Day switched to Friday

Totesport Day switched to Friday

Racecourse cleared to stage meeting after Southern Electric confirms paddock safety SATURDAY'S abandoned Totesport Totesport Trophy meeting at Newbury…


Town council meeting cancelled

Town council meeting cancelled

The arts and leisure committee meeting tonight (Monday) has been cancelled due to a lack of items to discuss A SCHEDULED meeting of Newbury Town Council's…


Tributes paid to "father of the council"

Tributes paid to "father of the council"

Keith Lock "had a wonderful ability to bring people together" TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of a hugely popular West Berkshire councillor. Former…


Winchcombe redevelopment is 'brilliant news'

Winchcombe redevelopment is 'brilliant news'

District councillors have hailed the recent approval of plans to redevelop The Winchcombe School in Newbury DISTRICT councillors have hailed the approval…


Competition encourages recycling in schools

Competition encourages recycling in schools

A recycling competition could see West Berkshire schools win £500 cash or educational prizes from the Woodland Trust SCHOOLS in West Berkshire are being…


Extra bus journeys for Newbury

Extra bus journeys for Newbury

From Monday, February 28, two extra journeys are being added to the Vitality 1 network between Newbury and Reading TWO extra bus journeys are being added…


Hampstead Norreys community shop prepares to open

Hampstead Norreys community shop prepares to open

The long-awaited community shop will open its doors for the first time on March 26 HAMPSTEAD Norreys' long-awaited community shop, run by the community,…


Old electric cable likely culprit in horse deaths

Old electric cable likely culprit in horse deaths

Other causes must still be ruled out, say racecourses bosses LAMBOURN trainer Nicky Henderson said today (Sunday) he was satisfied with the way Newbury…


Suspect cable removed in horses death probe

Suspect cable removed in horses death probe

Newbury Racecourse tragedy was "unprecedented" say investigators INVESTIGATORS probing yesterday's (Saturday) “unprecedented” drama at Newbury Racecourse…


All aboard for model railway exhibition

All aboard for model railway exhibition

The Newbury Model Railway Club will hold its biggest model train exhibition ever at Park House School today (Saturday) A NEWBURY model railway club is…


Family fun day to take place in Newbury

Family fun day to take place in Newbury

A family fun day will take place at the Five Bells next month, including a 12-hour pool marathon and face painting THE Brain Tumour Support and Social…


Homegrown Americana

Homegrown Americana

Mark Howlin' Lord Legassick and Case Hardin double bill at Ace Space next Friday Coming to town centre venue Ace Space on Friday, February 18, is…


Horror at the races: the post mortem begins

Horror at the races: the post mortem begins

Old cable could the cause of electrical fault that killed two horses AN old electricity cable has been pinpointed as the possible cause of the incident…


Man used spoils of Greenham burglary, court hears

Man used spoils of Greenham burglary, court hears

Victim burgled while she was in her home, unawares THE AFTERMATH of a house burglary in Greenham, committed while the victim was at home, was played out…


Scepticism over oyster warning

Scepticism over oyster warning

West Berkshire Council's warning about eating raw oysters has been met with scepticism from local fishmongers FISHMONGERS have reacted with scepticism…


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