• Donnington Grove

£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 resurface twelve sites including 1.74 miles of the A340 Pangbourne Road from the M4 over bridge to the A4 roundabout at Theale. […]

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Beautiful Sorrento!

Sorrento offers something for everyone. From fascinating museums and characterful markets to the scenic cliff top towns lining the coast. You can even spend the day admiring the views whilst relaxing …

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Bellissimo

Italy is a country blessed with lakes, mountains and beautiful coastline. It is a place for exquisite cuisine amongst a richness of history. There is so much to see and experience, in this ‘bell …

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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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Cyclo-Cross

Local bike shop, Banjo Cycles together with the Newbury Specialized Concept Store and local custom cycle component company, RaceWare Direct will be sponsoring a new youth cyclo-cross development team …

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All things summer

With summer fast approaching us it is a fantastic time to get out and seek the many benefits that arise from outdoor activities. Whether it’s for health and fitness or a good reason to spend time wi …

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Line closures – more dates announced

GWR and Network Rail have confirmed more dates when a significant part of the line between Newbury and Reading will be closed. This is to facilitate electrification works, track renewal and ballast wo …

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England short of four million homes.

Leading housing and homelessness charities call for the Government action to tackle the true extent of the housing shortage, ahead of its social housing green paper.
New figures that reveal the t …

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The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort unveils mini LEGO® Royal wedding

To celebrate HRH Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle’s wedding, the LEGOLAND®Windsor Resort has created its very own 39,960 LEGO® brick Windsor Castle to add to the Resort’s world-famous Min …

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The average 10 year old has done ALL this!

The average ten year old has been on seven planes, visited four European Cities, flown long haul three times and been skiing TWICE!
Modern British kids have visited FOUR European Cities, flown long ha …

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Line closures – more dates announced

GWR and Network Rail have confirmed more dates when a significant part of the line between Newbury and Reading will be closed. This is to facilitate electrification works, track renewal and ballast wo …

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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 …

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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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