Penny Post Weekly Newsletter Feb 22 – 28

In this week’s PP: a health and fitness retreat, free support for local businesses, seasonal gardening tips, the return of the River Lambourn, civic ...

Local News Feb 22 – Mar 1 2018

Including possible council mergers, public meetings in Hungerford, no affordable homes in Newbury, even fewer ones in Marlborough, beer in Wantage, sudden ...

Lent lunches and more with Hungerford Churches Together

Lent is always a busy time, with Pancakes at the start and Easter at the end, and in Hungerford at least, four lunches in the middle. Hungerford Churches ...

New Year Resolutions for the lazy

New Year Resolutions for the mentally and physically lazy – little effort required. 1. Always refill the ice tray.  This is our only house rule and ...

Rabbit and Prune Stew with Mashed Potatoes

This is a typically French way of eating rabbit.  I use two rabbits for six people. You should be able to get rabbit from your local butcher. Do ask them ...

Sheepdrove is a 2,500-acre working organic farm based in Lambourn. It is home to our award-winning Eco Conference Centre, guest accommodation and woodland ...

Our Experience in Ghana

Last week, thanks to the help of all our sponsors, my sons and I travelled from West Berkshire to Upper West Ghana to deliver donations and support the ...

For Sale: Bourne Way Burbage

The property A five-bedroom detached home with a light and airy living room and separate dining/family room to the front and an open plan kitchen/breakfast ...

Jared Stiles Oil Heating Services

Jared Styles is a professional, friendly, reliable, service technician with 10 years’ experience on all domestic makes and models of oil-fired ...

The trustees of the Town & Manor of Hungerford will be introducing 25 English elms as a test planting at the end of February. This is just the latest ...

Astronomy Guide to the Night Sky – February 2018

With the Newbury Astronomical Society Click on the image above to enlarge, ‘right click’ to copy or close window to return here The chart above ...

Rise of the mighty River Lambourn

Winterbourne streams on our chalk soil traditionally run after seasonal rains have percolated through the chalk (which holds the water underground as an ...