• Donnington Grove

Small Local Businesses Vs The National Three Peaks

Small businesses Motech Autocentres and Nightingale Fitness are both taking part in The National Three Peaks challenge in aid of local New Life Special Care Babies charity. ● 21 walkers will scale the three highest peaks in the UK within 24 hours, on the Bank Holiday at the end of May. ● They will start […]

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Staying in a hotel over Easter?

Here are our Etiquette Tips
In much the same way that you most probably have house rules in your own home, there is a list of acceptable and unacceptable things you can do when staying in a hotel. Und …

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Newbury is going electric

Next year promises to be a very important one for train travel, as we deliver greater capacity and improved reliability across our network.
Brand new Intercity Express Trains, plus the electrification …

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Honeymoon

Digital detoxing
Imagine a week with no interruptions from phones, social media, office emails, even television; it’s just you, your partner and each other’s company.
If this sounds like t …

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Discover. . . Donnington Grove

Firstly – just wow! How fast has this year gone?
Thank goodness for the phrase, “Time flies when you are having fun”.
It will be almost six years since I joined Donnington Grove and …

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Sascron – Car Of The Month

Mercedes-Benz Cla Class 2.1 CLA220 AMG Line Shooting Brake 7G-DCT 5dr
£23,990 or £441 per month.
Sascron Car Supermarket are pleased to offer this stunning Mercedes CLA220 AMG Line having covered on …

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A339 Maintenance and resurfacing work to start on Monday 21 August.

West Berkshire Council will start maintenance and resurfacing work on the A339 on Monday 21 August.
The following works are part of the Government’s £5.6m Challenge Fund grant awarded by the Depart …

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Happy 1st birthday for Family Hubs!

Family Hubs were formed to deliver services for families a year ago.
They have developed the Children’s Centre approach of family focus and are  reaching out into communities across West Berk …

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How to make your staycation a great vacation

Staycations are bang on trend this year, and camping is on the ‘let’s do’ list for families, couples and groups of mates alike.
And the great thing is, by doing just a little homework, you can m …

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The first Wine Airport in the world, in Moldova!

Chisinau International Airport, renamed into „Wine of Moldova Airport”! Moldovans have voted for a new name for the country capital airport, choosing from a dozen of other options.
Many of the par …

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Holidays!

Going on holiday is exciting, but there is so much to think about.
. . reservations, passports, currency, cash cards, flight tickets and many more which can make anybody feel overwhelmed. Here are som …

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Young Brits are Europe’s most cultured travellers

Young Brits are Europe’s most cultured travellers but least adventurous – choosing culture over partying and 70% have never had a summer fling
Brits between 18 and 25 years old are choosing to …

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Costa Calida is place to enjoy Summer festivals

The former Undertones singer Feargal Sharkey summed up the seasonal feeling best when he sang “Here comes the summer, here comes the summer,” and, well, “here comes the summer” …

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Glamping Tips

Here are four glamping tips to help you on your way!
1.Pack plenty of clothes Even if you are going in the
Even if you are going in the summer you will need to pack plenty of clothes. The children wil …

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City of Innsbruck, Austria

Summer Festivals hit perfect imperial and urban notes
THE CAPITAL of the Alps, Innsbruck, is preparing for a spectacular Summer of culture as Promenade Concerts and the stunning Festival of Early Musi …

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Pedal your way to the perfect family Alpine break

TIRED of beach breaks and the same-old holiday routines? If you want to shake things up and give the kids an active treat, check out a pedal-powered Innsbruck city break with a difference.
New for Sum …

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Re-Opened Stoke Park Course is ‘Brilliant’

Members and visitors have given the ‘thumbs up’ to the recently re-opened golf course at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel.
The second loop of nine holes – the Alison course &#821 …

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Stoke Park Hailed as World’s Top Gourmet Golf Resort

Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, has been hailed as the world’s top gourmet golf resort by Great Golf magazine, in its 100 Greatest Golf Resorts 2017 edition.
The ma …

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Costa Cálida is Perfect for Watersports Enthusiasts

If there’s anything better than a great place for watersports, it’s several great places for watersports. And, on the Costa Cálida, Región de Murcia, in southern Spain, the choice is abu …

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Buying a mountain bike?

Besides choosing the right bike based on your riding style, you should choose the one that fits your body. What should you pay attention on before taking out the wallet?
When you select a new mountain …

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