26 Nov 2014 18:00

Pensioner escapes jail-time after causing death of 32-year-old actress by driving dangerously

A PENSIONER has escaped jail after causing a head-on crash that killed an actress.


26 Nov 2014 12:45

Man sexually assaulted and robbed in Hambridge Lane

A MAN was sexually assaulted and robbed in Hambridge Lane on Sunday, sparking a police investigation.


25 Nov 2014 14:00

Thieves steal safe from Thatcham Subway using car

THIEVES have stolen a safe from Subway in Thatcham using a car to drag it out the building, sparking a police investigation.


23 Nov 2014 17:45

Shed and contents destroyed in blaze at Elm Grove Park, Thatcham

A SHED was destroyed along with its contents at the Elm Grove Park mobile home site in Thatcham after a blaze this morning.


21 Nov 2014 17:00

Four men charged following illegal rave in Hungerford

Four men have been charged after an illegal rave in Hungerford.


17 Nov 2014 12:00

Recycle poppies for next year's campaign

AFTER another successful year of raising money for the Poppy Appeal residents are being called to make their donations go even further.

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17 Nov 2014 08:30

West Berkshire Council praised for pothole repairs

THE district council has been told its speed at fixing damaged roads was one of the reasons it managed to secure hundreds of thousands of pounds from the Government.

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16 Nov 2014 08:30

Greenham Peace Garden given to trust in 'fitting end to protest'

A GARDEN on the site of a 20-year strong protest against the military presence in Berkshire has been gifted back to a trust.

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15 Nov 2014 12:30

Newbury mum celebrates successful launch of new craft business

AN ENTREPRENEURIAL mum who took the daunting leap into building her own craft business is celebrating a successful start.

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15 Nov 2014 08:30

Thatcham man planted camera in office toilet to view women on the loo

A BUSINESSMAN planted a peep-hole camera to watch women in the toilet cubicles of his Thatcham office, a court heard.


14 Nov 2014 17:30

Pensioner's battle over blue badge parking permit refusal

A PENSIONER who struggles to get in and out of a car on her own has been told that she no longer qualifies for a disabled parking badge.

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13 Nov 2014 14:00

Hundreds left without water after burst pipe near Cold Ash

HUNDREDS of residents have been left without water after a pipe burst near a Cold Ash reservoir.


13 Nov 2014 13:05

Two motorists and teenage boy rushed to hospital following serious head-on car smash in Chapel Row

TWO motorists and a teenager were rushed to hospital after a serious head-on car smash in Chapel Row.


12 Nov 2014 11:30

Falmouth Way in Thatcham reopened after collision between teenage girl and a car

A TEENAGE girl received minor injuries following a collision with a car in Falmouth Way, Thatcham.


11 Nov 2014 10:00

Man charged with theft of Poppy Appeal charity box on Remembrance Sunday

A MAN has been charged with stealing a charity box for the Poppy Appeal from a fast food restaurant in Newbury.


10 Nov 2014 15:00

Proposals to widen the M4 from Hayes to Theale go out to public consultation

PUBLIC consultation has begun on a mooted £700m project to transform a 32-mile stretch of the M4.

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10 Nov 2014 09:00

M4 motorway chaos after lorry fire

Drivers are being advised to avoid the M4 motorway this morning after a lorry caught fire, blocking the route between junctions five and six between Windsor and Langley.

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10 Nov 2014 08:30

Newbury firefighter inspired by the power of pink

A COLOURFUL trip across the pond has inspired a firefighter to push further in his charity work at home.

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9 Nov 2014 08:30

Outrage as 'secretive' planning task group at West Berkshire Council continues

DECISIONS on housing sites will continue to be made behind closed doors, according to opposition councillors.

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8 Nov 2014 12:30

Battle of Newbury site remembered with new panel

HERITAGE enthusiasts have welcomed the unveiling of a plaque commemorating one of Newbury’s most important historical episodes.

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