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Developer appeals decision to refuse 26 homes in village

Developer appeals decision to refuse 26 homes in village

The application was refused for the impact it would have on the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Photography student is one to watch

Photography student is one to watch

'My portrait work often looks at identity, music and fashion'


Victoria Cross memorial stones relocation discussion continues

Victoria Cross memorial stones relocation discussion continues

Discussions on the relocation of three Victoria Cross memorial stones are ongoing with further ideas being proposed.


What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

Parents are being told to check immunisations are up-to-date after sewage samples detected polio virus but what is the infection and who is at risk?


Suit Direct opening new store at Parkway

Suit Direct opening new store at Parkway

Suit Direct is introducing a range of suits and accessories from leading brands to Parkway.


Out & About summer issue out now

Out & About summer issue out now

Out & About is packed full of features, regular columns and a selection of things to see and do and it's free to pick up.


Community larder celebrates first year

Community larder celebrates first year

The Thatcham community larder is celebrating its first anniversary after a year of tacking food poverty.


Three local winners at Newbury's first summer fixture

Three local winners at Newbury's first summer fixture

There were three local winners at Newbury Racecourse's first summer evening fixture of the year on Tuesday, June 21.


Rare planetary alignment

Rare planetary alignment

For the first time in 18 years, astronomers will be treated to a feast in the night sky when five planets line up.


An unforgettable show

An unforgettable show

In the Weeds heads for Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer.


70@70 for church fundraiser

70@70 for church fundraiser

Two men who turned 70 this year walked 70 miles over four days to raise money for a new audio-visual system at a Newbury church.


Bangladesh flood appeal launches at Newbury Mosque

Bangladesh flood appeal launches at Newbury Mosque

An appeal has been launched in Newbury as millions are displaced by the recent floods in Bangladesh.


Prohibition notice served at AWE for 'depleting oxygen levels'

Prohibition notice served at AWE for 'depleting oxygen levels'

A prohibition notice has been placed on the AWE Aldermaston for “depleting oxygen levels” at the facility.


Congestion on A34 southbound between A4130 and M4

Congestion on A34 southbound between A4130 and M4

Update: This event has now cleared.


Lauren Bell receives England call up

Lauren Bell receives England call up

Former Berkshire seamer Lauren Bell has been named in the 13 strong England squad for next week's test match against South Africa at Taunton.


Woman assaulted in suspected kidnapping

Woman assaulted in suspected kidnapping

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to an assault in Newbury last night (Wednesday).


Bank of England warning over £20 and £50 notes

Bank of England warning over £20 and £50 notes

The Bank of England has issued a warning to households still using paper £20 and £50 notes which will be axed in 100 days.


POLL: What is your favourite Chinese takeaway in Thatcham?

POLL: What is your favourite Chinese takeaway in Thatcham?

Which Chinese takeaway shop do you like most in Thatcham?


Girls are the stars at Thatcham Tornadoes Tournament

Girls are the stars at Thatcham Tornadoes Tournament

It may have been Father's Day but Sunday, June 19, was all about the girls at the weekend's Thatcham Tornadoes Tournament.


Newbury nostalgia: Sharron Davies visits Northcroft Leisure Centre in 1994

Newbury nostalgia: Sharron Davies visits Northcroft Leisure Centre in 1994

In September 1994, the Northcroft Leisure Centre held a star-studded open day following a major refurbishment.


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