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Who nose what people will get up to this year!

Who nose what people will get up to this year!

Who nose what people will get up to this year!

Red Nose Day is back and people across the district are donning their red noses and taking part in a range of fun fund-raisers.


Back in the day

Back in the day

Back in the day

We delve into our archives to see what was going on 10 years ago, 25 years ago and 50 years ago this week


9 Cadbury bars we’ve loved and lost as chocolatier celebrates 200 years

9 Cadbury bars we’ve loved and lost as chocolatier celebrates 200 years

9 Cadbury bars we’ve loved and lost as chocolatier celebrates 200 years

As Cadbury celebrates its 200th birthday we take a look back at some of the popular bars we’ve loved and lost over the years.


RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

The RNLI has been saving lives at sea for 200 years but it’s a story that started miles from the coast and instead inside the walls of a city pub.


Back in the day

Back in the day

Back in the day

We delve into our archives to see what was going on 10 years ago, 25 years ago and 50 years ago this week.


MOD confirms national events to mark 80th anniversary of D-Day

MOD confirms national events to mark 80th anniversary of D-Day

MOD confirms national events to mark 80th anniversary of D-Day

The 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings takes place in June and the government has begun to unveil plans for national events to commemorate it.


Emlyn bowls ‘em over at Lakeside

Emlyn bowls ‘em over at Lakeside

Emlyn bowls ‘em over at Lakeside

It’s been nearly two years since it shut its doors for the final time, but today we’ve been reminiscing about the opening of the Lakeside superbowl.

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The changing face of cinema

The changing face of cinema

The changing face of cinema

From first dates to summer holiday fun, Newbury’s cinema holds a special place in many hearts.


Discover the changing face of Newbury’s high street

Discover the changing face of Newbury’s high street

Discover the changing face of Newbury’s high street

Look back at how Newbury’s major thoroughfare has changed over the years.

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Old Thatcham families enjoy rare reunion

Old Thatcham families enjoy rare reunion

Old Thatcham families enjoy rare reunion

Getting relatives together under the same roof can be difficult — let alone filling a village hall.


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.


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