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Newbury Show is back after three-year break

Newbury Show is back after three-year break

Newbury Show is back after three-year break

The Royal County of Berkshire Show — more fondly, and now officially, known as the Newbury Show — is returning this September.


Second Craven talk held at Ramsbury

Second Craven talk held at Ramsbury

Second Craven talk held at Ramsbury

A second talk on the Craven family was held at Ramsbury on Sunday afternoon.


Adventures of the Sledgehammer Kid: rare photos show life in 1950s Newbury and Greenham

Adventures of the Sledgehammer Kid: rare photos show life in 1950s Newbury and Greenham

Adventures of the Sledgehammer Kid: rare photos show life in 1950s Newbury and Greenham

George Tiss served as a corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War.


Local man celebrates 93rd birthday and lifelong commitment to church choir

Local man celebrates 93rd birthday and lifelong commitment to church choir

Local man celebrates 93rd birthday and lifelong commitment to church choir

The family of William ‘Bill’ Martin wish him a very happy 93rd birthday for August 20.


Newbury Winchcombe care home resident enjoys surprise nostalgia ride

Newbury Winchcombe care home resident enjoys surprise nostalgia ride

Newbury Winchcombe care home resident enjoys surprise nostalgia ride

A Newbury care home resident received a triumphant trip down memory lane.


Royal seal of approval for records office

Royal seal of approval for records office

Royal seal of approval for records office

To celebrate its 75th anniversary, the Berkshire Record Office has been granted permission to adopt a new title – the Royal Berkshire Archives.

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Newburians led on exciting wartime history trail

Newburians led on exciting wartime history trail

Newburians led on exciting wartime history trail

A group of curious locals enjoyed a fascinating excursion into Newbury’s rich wartime past.

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Family of first man treated with penicillin enjoy special visit to Newbury

Family of first man treated with penicillin enjoy special visit to Newbury

Family of first man treated with penicillin enjoy special visit to Newbury

The family of the first man ever treated with penicillin made a rare visit to Newbury last week.


Royal biographer’s new book celebrates school’s 175th anniversary

Royal biographer’s new book celebrates school’s 175th anniversary

Royal biographer’s new book celebrates school’s 175th anniversary

A West Berkshire school is flying high after the release of a new book celebrating its 175th anniversary.


Event marks 80 years of historic Berkshire military base

Event marks 80 years of historic Berkshire military base

Event marks 80 years of historic Berkshire military base

British and American military personell and civic dignitaries gathered to mark the opening of RAF Welford, 80 years ago.


Newbury to host family of first man ever treated with penicillin

Newbury to host family of first man ever treated with penicillin

Newbury to host family of first man ever treated with penicillin

Descendents of the first person in the world to be treated with penicillin are visiting Newbury this week to see his final resting place.


VIDEO: Classic Car Show celebrates roaring return to West Berkshire

VIDEO: Classic Car Show celebrates roaring return to West Berkshire

VIDEO: Classic Car Show celebrates roaring return to West Berkshire

Yattendon Classic Car Day returned for its biggest year yet, with close to 500 hundred vehicles on show.


Fundraiser to save church tower roof almost complete

Fundraiser to save church tower roof almost complete

Fundraiser to save church tower roof almost complete

A community fundraiser to restore a crumbling church tower is close to hitting its target.

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Heritage history walks return to Newbury this summer

Heritage history walks return to Newbury this summer

Heritage history walks return to Newbury this summer

Newbury Town Council is again putting on its ‘Explore Newbury’ heritage walking tours in July, August, and September.


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