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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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FIFA World Cup in West Berkshire, £5 Meals & £3 Pints!

Who’s showing the “FIFA World Cup Russia 2018” in West Berkshire – Newbury, Hungerford, Thatcham, Compton, Hermitage… 
Bishopswood Golf Course
Bishopswood Ln, Tadley …

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Local resident falls for Metropolitan Police Fraud Scam

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP), which works with the Citizens Advice in communities across Bracknell, West Berkshire and Wokingham to raise the awareness of scams, has recently seen an increa …

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FIFA World Cup on Social Media

HOW TO BREAK SOCIAL MEDIA RECORDS, simple… Host a World Cup!
The global use of social media as a second screen was put on display like never before during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the single mos …

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Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018, in association with Marshall Volkswagen, announce winners at Grand Ceremony!

Winners of the Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018 in association with Marshall Volkswagen were announced at a Grand Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Madejski S …

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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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£3 million resurfacing project for A Roads

West Berkshire Council has been awarded an additional £3 million from the Department of Transport (DfT) to resurface a number of its A, B and C roads.
The cash will enable the council to resurfa …

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Chequers refurbished in style!

The Chequers Hotel has officially opened its newly refurbished bar and restaurant and it is a ‘must go’ place in the heart of Newbury.
As you enter the hotel, you are welcomed by a magnifi …

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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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Town Council Supports Proposed Boat Yard.

Newbury Town Council’s Planning and Highways Committee has supported the plans for a new boat yard at Greenham Mill, on an Island to the east of Mill Lane.
The proposal is to erect workshops and a d …

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Saluting a generation!

Music, Laughter and Song
At the outbreak of WW2, the British Government ordered the closure of places of entertainment including cinema’s and concert halls. Fearing imminent enemy air raids upon the …

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Young Dancers Invited to Audition for The Hexagon Pantomime

On Sunday 1 July The Hexagon will be holding open auditions for children to be part of the Junior Chorus in their magical family pantomime Aladdin.
The auditions are open to boys and girls aged 9-16 i …

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Huge investment in Newbury town centre

The first step in the transformation of what has come to be known as Newbury’s ‘southern gateway’ takes place this month.
Work is starting on moving the bus station from its current position on …

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Boost for Stroud Green play area.

Resident’s requests for a new play area for under 5’s on Stroud Green have been answered with a boost of new equipment worth £15k. 
New equipment (Ambulance and Flower Play Panels, Aeroplane …

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Hungerford Library building to be run by Town Council

Media Photocall at Hungerford Library,Church Street, RG17 0JG on Friday 15 June at 10am.
West Berkshire Council is to hand over the running of the Hungerford Library Building to Hungerford T …

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Revamp for Willows MUGA.

The Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) at The Willows School in Greenham has had a £25, 818,000 makeover.
A great community facility, the MUGA is already open for business and is being enjoyed by many commu …

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Bracknell car dealer sentenced for fraud

At Reading Crown Court on 25 May 2018, Mr Issa Abuissa (47) of Manchester Road, Reading, was sentenced after a jury found him guilty to 14 counts of fraud related to his used car business.
The senten …

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The perfect picnic

A sunny summers day is the perfect excuse to pack up a picnic basket and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you head down to a local park, set up a blanket on the beach, or embark on a long hike.
The p …

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Leading developer enlists help of local pupils to celebrate 5 year anniversary of development

Five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes Southern has enlisted the help of school pupils at St Joseph’s Primary School in Newbury to celebrate the five year anniversary of its Newbury Racecourse de …

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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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