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Today’s Brexit Speech by Theresa May

PM’s Brexit speech in Stoke-on-Trent: 14 January 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech on Brexit in Stoke-on-Trent. From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP Delivered on: 14 January 2019 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) Tomorrow, Members of Parliament will cast their votes on the Withdrawal […]

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Chamberhouse Mill,Thatcham

Chamberhouse Mill stands as a possible contender as one of the two doomsday mills of Thatcham and was originally part of Crookham.
The mill, a working grist (corn) mill, was granted to Thomas Street i …

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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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One step at a time

Lewis is a remarkable four-year-old who, despite suffering from cerebral palsy, epilepsy and limited vision, managed to complete a one-kilometre challenge recently to raise money for Dingley’s Promi …

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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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Connecting Calcot

West Berkshire Council has teamed up with Reading Buses to improve access for residents in the Royal Avenue and Garston Crescent areas of Calcot. 
From 3 September, Reading Buses will run their d …

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2Magpies Theatre presents: Ventoux

2Magpies Theatre presents:
Ventoux
A restaging of the dramatic Tour de France race between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani
SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, WEDNESDAY 19 & THURSDAY 20 SEPTEMBER, 8PM …

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FREE Outdoor Theatre at Shaw House

The Corn Exchange, Newbury and Le G. Bistaki come together to present an exciting theatrical free outdoor event, The Baina Trampa Fritz Fallen, at Shaw House in Newbury on 21 and 22 September.
Th …

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Councils £9 billion broadband for businesses

West Berkshire Council has welcomed research showing that Superfast Broadband has boosted the turnover of businesses across the UK by £9 billion.
This boost to the UK economy has created 49,000 jobs …

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Best ever GCSE results year for West Berkshire!

West Berkshire has seen their best ever result for combined English and Maths, which is the standard comparator measure in England
72% of our pupils have achieved at least a score of 4 in English and …

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Marazion to Marrakesh – New Exhibition at W-B Museum

4-30 September
West Berkshire Museum opens an exhibition featuring West Berkshire artist Kevin Scully on 4 September. From Marazion to Marrakesh will feature nearly 30 works by the artist, predominant …

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Care Quality Commission Report – Birchwood Care

Birchwood Care Home in Newbury has been rated as ‘Requiring Improvement’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  The report, published today (23 August), follows an inspection visit between 31 …

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West Berkshire leading the ‘charge’ on electric cars

West Berkshire Council will be installing up to 40 electric car charging points in and around Newbury.
The positive move towards greener travel comes following a successful bid to the Office of Low Em …

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Construction starts on new Newbury school

Construction has started on a new primary school on the Newbury College campus.
The school, sponsored by Newbury College will welcome the first intake of children at the beginning of the 2019-20 acade …

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Open doors at Help to Buy event in Basingstoke!

First-time buyers and people wanting to move up the property ladder in the Basingstoke area are being invited to find out more at a free Help to Buy event.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council will h …

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Outstanding A-Level results for West Berkshire

West Berkshire students have celebrated an outstanding set of A-level results. 
 
In this second year of the more rigourous reformed A-levels, 78% were awarded the higher A*-C grade, an impr …

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READING FESTIVAL 2018 – THE HACKS!

Whether it’s your first festival or you’re a seasoned pro, these 11 festival hacks and tips will take your weekend up to the next level. Don’t lie and say you already knew about emergency blank …

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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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New travel app launched to ensure you get home safely

West Berkshire Council has been working with Safer Roads Berkshire* to create ‘Get your Coat’, a useful free phone app which provides ‘intelligent travel planning’ to help you get home safely …

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Supporting grandparents

Berkshire Grandparents Support Group is a safe supportive space for grandparents and close family members who have little or no contact with their grandchildren due to difficult family situations.
On …

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