19 Dec 2014 16:00

Newbury man appears in court to deny murdering his wife

A NEWBURY man appeared before a judge at Reading Crown Court today and denied the murder of his wife.


18 Dec 2014 17:00

Man barred from Newbury pubs after drunk and disorderly conviction

A NEWBURY man has been banned from pubs in the town as magistrates give him the first Criminal Behaviour Order in the Thames Valley.


18 Dec 2014 15:00

Purley by-election announced for January 2015

PURLEY will have a by-election on January 28, 2015 to fill the vacancy after ward councillor David Betts died earlier this year.

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16 Dec 2014 15:30

Large quantity of cigarettes stolen from Hungerford petrol station

A GROUP of thieves have broken into a Hungerford petrol station stealing a large amount of cigarettes.


15 Dec 2014 14:45

Man left with bruising and grazes after early morning assault in Thatcham

A MAN was left bruised and grazed after he was assaulted while walking with his wife in the Broadway, Thatcham in the early hours of yesterday.


13 Dec 2014 11:30

Man struck by a car and killed in Chieveley this morning

MYSTERY surrounds how a man came to be in a slip road before he was struck by a car and killed in the early hours of this morning.


13 Dec 2014 09:05

Firefighters battle chimney blaze in Tutts Clump

FIREFIGHTERS spent nearly five hours battling a blaze that broke out in a chimney in Tutts Clump last night.


13 Dec 2014 08:30 • Sportsdesk

New West Berks captain Tim Francis off to a winning start

TONY Cleaver won the men’s midweek stableford at West Berks on countback from Lin Kay with 39 points while Jock Douglas was third with 33.

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11 Dec 2014 15:40

Breaking: Reverend Peter Jarvis cleared of 11 out of 12 sexual offences against children

A VILLAGE vicar has been cleared of 11 out of 12 sexual offences against children.


11 Dec 2014 10:45

Vicar cleared of seven out of 12 counts of sexual offences against children

A VILLAGE vicar has been cleared of seven out of 12 sexual offences against children.


10 Dec 2014 09:15

Chokehold fight in Newbury broken up by passing woman

A CHOKEHOLD attack in Newbury town centre has sparked a police investigation.


9 Dec 2014 08:40

Breaking: Commuter chaos for hits Reading for second day

Commuting woes continue for a second day as trains between Newbury and Reading were cancelled because of signalling problems

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8 Dec 2014 08:30

Newbury one of the top places to work in the UK

NEWBURY has become one of the best places to find work in the country, it has been revealed.


7 Dec 2014 12:30

The show must go on with the Aldermaston nativity play

THE show will go on as villagers prepare to put on the first Christmas play since its legendary director died earlier in the year.

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7 Dec 2014 09:00

Updated: Three vehicles set on fire in Hungerford

THREE vehicles have been destroyed after being set alight in what is being suspected as an arson attack by firefighters.

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7 Dec 2014 08:30

Former drug addict stole Poppy Appeal charity box from McDonald's in Newbury

A FORMER drug addict stole a Poppy Appeal charity box on Remembrance Sunday because he was hungry, a court heard.


6 Dec 2014 12:30

Stars come out for Hennessy Gold Cup weekend

HOLLYWOOD stars joined a stellar line-up at one of Newbury’s most prestigious weekends of racing.

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6 Dec 2014 08:30

Thatcham woman jailed for stealing thousands from disabled brother

A WOMAN who plundered thousands of pounds from her disabled brother’s savings has been jailed for 21 months.


5 Dec 2014 09:30

Jackknifed lorry smashes into broken down van towing four kit cars on the A34

A JACKKNIFED lorry ploughed into the back of a broken down van destroying a prized-collection of kit cars last night.


3 Dec 2014 13:15

Man arrested after woman assaulted in Hungerford

Police are appealing for information from three witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Priory Road, Hungerford, on Saturday night.