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Have you heard of Chemogiftbags?

Each bag has been prepared by people who care and includes useful items such as. . . “Many people go through chemotherapy isolated and alone and even for those who have support it is a very daunting time. It’s all about letting breast cancer patients know that others care”. Well, we all say that sometimes, […]

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Professional help and advice for Community

Basingstoke Voluntary Action Group Development Team
Starting up a new Charity/Group?
We can guide you through the process to ensure that new groups are fully aware of governance requirements.
Looking …

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WB Heritage marks the end of the WW1

This autumn West Berkshire Heritage will be presenting a series of events and activities to mark the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War.
A new exhibition ‘How We Remember …

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Care & Compassion From Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder provides hospice care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis. It’s not just expert medical care we provide, it’s the emotional support and practical things we take care …

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Our ‘deer’ friends

The last few years have seen high Hampshire’s dells, forests and fields welcome a number of new guests.
Some Red, some Roe, some Fallow, some Sika, and with them Muntjac and the Chinese Water, I ref …

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Volunteer Centre West Berkshire

Volunteering, community activism, social engagement or just plain involvement with your community is right here in West Berkshire.
 
Peel back the layers of community and Local Buzz Readers may b …

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Their Legacy, Our History

8 and 9 September 2018
Newbury, Berkshire
Royal British Legion Riders
The Branch is a national branch of the Royal British Legion, covering the whole of the UK and in fact the world. We support and pr …

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Win 2 free tickets to West Berkshire Brewery Beer Festival on Saturday 22nd September. Worth £20

Which is West Berkshire Brewery’s flagship beer, first produced back in 1995?
Your Answer Good Old BoyRenegade Craft LagerMaharaja IPA *
Your Name *
Email address: *
Telephone *
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Brendon Care Alton Summer Fete!

Summer fete at Brendoncare Alton
BrendonCare  Alton Summer  Fete

Saturday  11th August, 2018
10.00am – 3.00pm
Come along and join us for  an afternoon of fun, including
& …

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RAF100 COMMEMORATE, CELEBRATE, INSPIRE

RAF100
COMMEMORATE, CELEBRATE, INSPIRE
2018 marks 100 years of the Royal Air Force (RAF), the World’s first – and most famous -independent Air Force. Our brand is recognised throughout the Wor …

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5% VAT Rate to Help Maintain Historic Homes

Owners Press Chancellor for 5% VAT Rate to Help Maintain their Historic Homes
 
Hard-pressed listed property owners have launched a national petition calling on the Chancellor to reduce VAT on re …

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Over £13k worth of grants issued to good causes across Newbury, with more to come

£13,750 has been awarded to 19 different organisations this June, including West Berkshire Mencap and Eight Bells for Mental Health, following Newbury Town Council issuing its latest round of grant f …

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Fair Close Centre-A Friendly Place

50th!
We have just celebrated our 50th Anniversary, providing a very much needed service for our senior citizens. Here is to the next 50 years of service from the Fair Close Centre to future senior ci …

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Food for thought: Dine in the dark hosted to raise awareness for guide dogs

Leading Berkshire developer David Wilson Homes Southern has hosted a ‘dine in the dark’ event at its development The Chase at Newbury Racecourse to help raise awareness of the Guide Dogs for the B …

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It’s all swings and smiles for West Berkshire charity thanks to garden refurbishment

Five star Berkshire homebuilder David Wilson Homes Southern has transformed the garden in a children’s charity centre as a good will gesture.
 
West Berkshire-based charity Swings & Smiles, …

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Support boost for rough sleepers

The support available to rough sleepers in West Berkshire Council will receive a boost thanks to a £200,000 grant from the Government.
A number of new initiatives will be enabled by the funding inclu …

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Local Volunteers

Volunteer Centre West Berkshire (CIO 1156302) was established back in 1974. At its heart is Newbury though its reach goes as far as Tilehurst in the east and Lambourn in the West of the district.
It …

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Manchester Survivors Choir – release single ‘A City United’

Prose (featuring Manchester Survivors Choir) – A City United.
Out now on Run With Faith Records 
“It is the very spirit of Manchester in music.” (Andy Burnham, Mayor of Manchest …

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Funding secures life skills programme

Education Business Partnership (EBP) are delighted to expand their developing life skills programme to benefit more young people within West Berkshire. The programme teaches students aged 14-15 to rec …

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