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Mayhem on the pitch as violence erupts during football match

Mayhem on the pitch as violence erupts during football match

All hell broke loose at a football match, with players brawling and a bat being wielded on the pitch.


More buses during peak periods between Reading and Newbury

More buses during peak periods between Reading and Newbury

There will be more buses during peak periods on Reading Buses jet black 1 between Reading and Newbury.


Council fundraising for baby memorial garden

Council fundraising for baby memorial garden

Thatcham Town Council (TTC) is fundraising to develop a baby memorial garden.


Community celebrates return of missed modernised facilities

Community celebrates return of missed modernised facilities

Residents gathered to witness the long-awaited reopening of their fully modernised male toilets at the weekend.


Students shine in horror comedy rock musical

Students shine in horror comedy rock musical

Kingsclere Performing Arts College, in partnership with Newbury College, had a roaring success on their hands with Little Shop of Horrors.


Joint council effort to save Berkshire’s economy

Joint council effort to save Berkshire’s economy

Local councils in Berkshire are to join forces to stop economic decline in the county.


Children’s charity seeks riders for cycle challenge

Children’s charity seeks riders for cycle challenge

A charity cycling challenge in the North Wessex Downs is calling for riders to sign up now.


Thousands raised for primary school in Cold Ash Ball

Thousands raised for primary school in Cold Ash Ball

A Thatcham woman has raised thousands of pounds for a primary school in Cold Ash.


Diary that throws more light on Beatles break-up fetches £1,875 at auction

Diary that throws more light on Beatles break-up fetches £1,875 at auction

‘We had plenty of interest from Beatles Collectors and we're very pleased the diary was sold to a fan’.


Readers’ Letters: ‘The Phantom Faeces Flinger of Sandleford’

Readers’ Letters: ‘The Phantom Faeces Flinger of Sandleford’

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


Road to shut for highway works

Road to shut for highway works

Crookham Common Road will be closed from April 8 and 10.


Could you give Martha her forever home?

Could you give Martha her forever home?

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


New rural affordable housing service launched

New rural affordable housing service launched

A local charity introduced a new rural affordable housing service last month offering free support to rural communities.


School reaches out to future pupils

School reaches out to future pupils

Kennet School is running programmes to connect with its future pupils.


Greenham Control Tower invites schools to learn about the role played by Greenham Common on D Day

Greenham Control Tower invites schools to learn about the role played by Greenham Common on D Day

Schools wishing to arrange a visit to the tower or a talk in their school should get in touch.


Road to close for drainage works

Road to close for drainage works

A road will soon be closed for drainage works.


Could you be a part of the Thatcham Festival?

Could you be a part of the Thatcham Festival?

Thatcham Festival is returning for 2024, and is seeking applications for events from Thatcham-based individuals and groups.


Cheese and wine bistro bringing people together

Cheese and wine bistro bringing people together

One of Newbury’s newest eateries has been a long-held ambition of one of its owners.


Science trio celebrates AWE prize win

Science trio celebrates AWE prize win

Three students have excelled in the jointly-sponsored AWE and Armourers & Brasiers’ Prize for their innovative research in materials science.


Discover something new about The Beatles

Discover something new about The Beatles

The Songs The Beatles Gave Away, with Old Grey Whistle Test presenter Bob Harris and former custodian of John Lennon's childhood home Colin Hall.


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