• Donnington Grove

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 of too. We do whatever we can to be a safety net for our patients and their loved ones. Our services cover West Berkshire from […]

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 Sainsbury’s Newbury raises £2,500 for Sport Relief

 Sainsbury’s Newbury raises £2,500 for Sport Relief
Colleagues from Sainsbury’s Newbury collecting in Northbrook Street

Colleagues at Sainsbury’s Newbury are celebrating after raising £2 …

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RSPB and Barratt extend partnership to give nature a home

RSPB AND BARRATT EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO GIVE NATURE A HOME
A unique partnership between the RSPB and David Wilson Homes has been renewed and extended for another three years. The partnership aims to de …

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The gift of Independence

The Guide Dogs story started in 1931 with two amazing British pioneers, Muriel Crooke and Rosamund Bond. These remarkable women organised the training of the first four British guide dogs from a humbl …

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Staff from local business embark on 35km sponsored walk

Staff from local business embark on 35km sponsored walk to raise funds for SeeAbility’s local residential nursing home, Heather House
Three staff members from occupational health provider Trident Me …

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New Bluebird Care Hub opens in Kingsclere

Home and Live In Care providers, Bluebird Care Hook & Kingsclere and Bluebird Care Newbury, are launching their new Bluebird Care Hub to provide information and resources relating to adult social …

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Support for rough sleepers ahead of cold weather

Today, West Berkshire Council has activated its Severe Weather Emergency Protocol, (SWEP) ahead of the freezing conditions expected in the area in the coming days.
The council initially implemented t …

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UK Fundraisers Prepare to Par-tea in aid of Dementia UK

UK-wide tea parties will help to raise funds for families facing dementia.
Icing sugar is flying off the supermarket shelves and the kettle is officially on! It can only mean that people are gearing u …

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Last chance to nominate and recognise a local business woman in the Thames Valley Region!

Nominations for the Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018 in association with Marshall Volkswagen and in partnership with The Breeze are closing soon!
With a short while left to recognise a deserv …

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Supporting Families

Home-Start is a national charity that is working with thousands of families in hundreds of communities across the UK through a combination of home visiting support, group support, focused project work …

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Homelessness is complicated

It’s not just about losing a roof from over your head. It’s about losing self-esteem, confidence, structure and purpose.
There are many faces of homelessness, from rough sleepers to families in te …

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Good news comes in threes for Education Business Partnership!

Education Business Partnership (EBP) are pleased to announce news of three exciting new projects they have been appointed to deliver.
Firstly, EBP were successful in securing funding from the Higher …

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Crematorium supports Daisy’s Dream with donation of over £10,000

On Friday 8th December, Daisy’s Dream were invited to speak at the annual Memorial Carol Service at West Berkshire Crematorium. As a local charity supporting children and young people facing and fol …

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Local Businesses Support The Voice of Learning Disability

Every year, BuzzConnect, the local business networking group, supports a local charity. In 2017, West Berkshire Mencap was the chosen charity! Throughout the year, several events, raffles and auctions …

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Light Up Christmas for Children

With the recent launch of the NSPCC’s Light Up Christmas for Children campaign across the UK, now is a fitting time to reflect on the huge impact the charity has had protecting children across Berks …

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PALS given fundraising boost in time for Christmas

Sainsbury’s Newbury teamed up with their Local Charity of the Year, PALS to show their support for this year’s #GivingTuesday which took place on 28 November. The campaign aims to get people think …

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REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE AND SERVICE IN NEWBURY

The Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service will be held in Newbury on Sunday 12 November 2017.
The Remembrance Sunday proceedings will commence with the main parade stepping off at 10.25am from Pelica …

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The Movember foundation

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent.
From humble beginnings in Australia in 2003 …

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Live On

To the memory of the fallen and the future of the living
The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families.

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The Passchendaele Pin

Every pin tells a tale
Private John Sutherland was only 23 years old when he fought and died at the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago. To commemorate the ultimate sacrifice Private Sutherland and …

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