The Queen has been a frequent visitor to Newbury Racecourse meeting trainers and jockeys and enjoying successes with her own horses winning key races.
On May 26, 1972, Queen Elizabeth II arrived by train at Newbury Racecourse Station, for her first visit to the town centre.
The Newbury Weekly News archives reveals some pictures of a popular town centre venue that was demolished to make way for an office building.
In 1988 a new store opened in town and and the honour of cutting the ribbon fell to Coronation Street actress Helen Worth.
Victoria Park sits at the heart of Newbury and has been the playground of Newbury children for many generations.
The stocks were last used in the UK on a man in Newbury in 1872.
Tucked inside an old graveyard in Newbury is a monument worthy of a scene in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code.
In 1986 Gateway Foodmarkets fell foul of Newbury District Council when its sign was considered to be out of keeping with the overall street scene.
Considered an eyesore by many, the gasometer in Newbury was scheduled to be painted brown in 1993 to 'make it more attractive'.
Images of monarchs and world leaders are hung at the National Portrait Gallery but now curators want people's family snaps to take centre stage too.
A look back into the Newbury Weekly News archives reveals how the paper covered the announcement of the King George VI's death and funeral in 1952.
A chilling tale of medieval punishment by Trish Lee, pictures by Phil Cannings.
Old newspapers don't just provide reports of the news stories of the day, but also an impression of the era through the ads and notices.
Residents are being asked to help solve a mystery at Greenham Control Tower.
A Kintbury man who was executed during the ‘Swing Riots' of the 1830s was remembered in a ceremony at his graveside.