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Pro wrestling fans get more than they bargained for in match spectacle

Pro wrestling fans get more than they bargained for in match spectacle

Pro wrestling fans in Thatcham got a little more than they bargained for at the weekend.


Care home dons flamboyant hats to raise awareness about brain tumours

Care home dons flamboyant hats to raise awareness about brain tumours

Residents and staff at a Woolton Hill care home donned several colourful and vibrant hats to raise awareness for brain tumours.


Hungerford to celebrate the masterpiece works of Joni Mitchell

Hungerford to celebrate the masterpiece works of Joni Mitchell

Seven-piece band Hejira set up to celebrate and honour the Canadian-American singer-songwriter, are coming to Hungerford as part of their UK tour.


Lambourn crash seriously injures two drivers

Lambourn crash seriously injures two drivers

A car crash near Lambourn has resulted in serious injuries to both drivers involved.


Tanner’s on hand as Police cop it

Tanner’s on hand as Police cop it

THATCHAM Town boss Yashwa Romeo has called on his side to finish on a high.


Road closed for gas and electric works

Road closed for gas and electric works

Lower Way in Thatcham is closed for gas and electric works.


Police appeal for witnesses after motorbike and car crash

Police appeal for witnesses after motorbike and car crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a minor injury road traffic collision.


And the winners are….

And the winners are….

Hundreds of people enjoyed a great night out at this year’s NWN Best in Business awards.


Crowds protest against sewage spills

Crowds protest against sewage spills

At least two hundred people gathered in Victoria Park yesterday (Sunday) to protest against sewage polluting West Berkshire’s waterways.


Amazing Elodie’s Open hat-trick

Amazing Elodie’s Open hat-trick

ELODIE Burdett was the star of the show for Team Kennet at the Bracknell Open event.


Gusts of 45mph to hit West Berkshire today

Gusts of 45mph to hit West Berkshire today

The sunny weather of the weekend is now well and truly behind us after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for wind.


Walking Men arrive at Blenheim Palace

Walking Men arrive at Blenheim Palace

British sculptor Laurence Edwards’ striking eight-foot bronze figures Walking Men will be on display until June 10


Traveller caravan plot plans refused

Traveller caravan plot plans refused

Plans to put a gypsy traveller caravan plot on land in the village of Brimpton Common have been refused by West Berkshire Council.


Successful campaign means traffic survey will be conducted along Newtown Straight

Successful campaign means traffic survey will be conducted along Newtown Straight

After a successful campaign to have speeding measures implemented on the B4640, a traffic survey will be conducted along the road.


Thirteen-year-old DJ invited back to play music festival after surprise performance last year

Thirteen-year-old DJ invited back to play music festival after surprise performance last year

A thirteen-year-old DJ who wowed the crowd at CarFest last year with a surprise performance has been invited back to play the festival this summer.


‘Ghost’ hamlet with a dark past

‘Ghost’ hamlet with a dark past

The historic hamlet of Bockhampton, located just southeast of Lambourn, appears on signposts and street signs.


Readers’ letters: ‘The demise of the Kennet makes me sad’

Readers’ letters: ‘The demise of the Kennet makes me sad’

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


Man accused of string of serious assaults on woman

Man accused of string of serious assaults on woman

A man stands accused of launching a series of vicious attacks on a woman while coercively controlling her life.


Man stole confectionery worth almost £100

Man stole confectionery worth almost £100

A sweet-toothed thief stole almost £100 worth of confectionery.


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

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

Welcome to Dog of the Week; our online feature highlighting some of the dogs waiting for their forever home.


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