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Lambourn driver was careless

Lambourn driver was careless

A Lambourn motorist has been convicted of careless driving.


Seven-year-old Amelie's cards raise £3,000 for charities close to her heart

Seven-year-old Amelie's cards raise £3,000 for charities close to her heart

Bucklebury watermelon started demand for a seven-year-old's cards for special needs charities.


Children's author Jacqueline Wilson joins this year's Marlborough LitFest key speakers

Children's author Jacqueline Wilson joins this year's Marlborough LitFest key speakers

Patrick Gale, Max Hastings and 2022 Golding Speaker Ali Smith, booked for festival weekend from September 29 – October 2.


Newbury beacon to honour Queen's Jubilee

Newbury beacon to honour Queen's Jubilee

A beacon will be lit in Newbury next month as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.


Woolhampton's‘unwanted creeping urbanisation’

Woolhampton's‘unwanted creeping urbanisation’

Woolhampton says its existence as a village is under threat from ‘unwanted creeping urbanisation’


Chef is best thing since sliced bread after sandwich award win

Chef is best thing since sliced bread after sandwich award win

Former St Gabriel's pupil Susannah Montgomery created the Oishii Sando.


Meet the new recruits: trainee police dogs Ivor and Copper go walkies

Meet the new recruits: trainee police dogs Ivor and Copper go walkies

Neighbourhood police officers from Newbury introduce their new team members...trainee police dogs Ivor and Copper.


Man admits attack on woman

Man admits attack on woman

A man has been convicted of attacking a woman.


Undeniably a band on the rise

Undeniably a band on the rise

If you love Americana blues rock with driving beats you should see When Rivers Met live.


VIDEO: What's the buzz in Highclere?

VIDEO: What's the buzz in Highclere?

The new owner of a derelict cottage in North Hampshire village got more than he bargained for when he discovered a swarm of bees buzzing in the eaves.


Thatcham team to play basketball final on BBC Sport

Thatcham team to play basketball final on BBC Sport

A basketball club from Thatcham will be on BBC Sports' Red Button on the weekend.


What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Here is a quick round up of some of the events going on across the district this weekend.


Funfair coming to Newbury

Funfair coming to Newbury

James Danter Funfairs will be providing some half term entertainment when they come to Newbury.


'Self-compassion is a superpower'

'Self-compassion is a superpower'

Davina Nicholson, clinical lead at charity Time to Talk West Berkshire, talks about self-help during Mental Health Awareness Week.


Tesco becomes latest supermarket to pull chicken from shelves

Tesco becomes latest supermarket to pull chicken from shelves

Tesco is recalling cooked chicken products over salmonella fears, joining Waitrose, Aldi and Sainsbury's in asking customers to return items.


New direction for period poverty campaign

New direction for period poverty campaign

An initiative set up by a Hampstead Norreys mother and daughter to tackle period poverty has reached another “heartbreaking” milestone.


'Government decision was political'

'Government decision was political'

The protest group trying to stop a 1,000 home development says the Government's decision to allow planning permission is entirely political.

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Strong warning for asthma and hay fever sufferers as pollen levels rise

Strong warning for asthma and hay fever sufferers as pollen levels rise

Pollen levels are expected to be high this weekend as temperatures rise, prompting a warning for sufferers, while a shortage of medicines continues.


POLL: Will you be watching the Eurovision Song Contest tomorrow night?

POLL: Will you be watching the Eurovision Song Contest tomorrow night?

Do Sam Ryder & Co get a big thumbs up or nul points from you?


Newbury a Japanese knotweed hotspot

Newbury a Japanese knotweed hotspot

An interactive online heatmap has revealed the hotspots of an invasive plant across the country.


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