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Penny Post Weekly Newsletter Sept 14-20 2017

Local News   This week’s Local News includes Sandleford’s delays, Hungerford’s gateway, Newbury’s brewers, Swindon’s poetry, ...

Totally Locally Hungerford’s Fiver Fest

Please support Hungerford’s ‘Fiver Fest’ Campaign from Saturday 23 September which encourages local residents to spend £5 per week in an ...

Pork Steaks with Tuscan Beans

I’ve eaten this many times in Italy, but it tastes just as fine at home in England and is quick to prepare on a summer’s evening. Serves six. ...

Brendoncare Froxfield is looking for a Second Chef to work closely with the Catering Manager and catering team, providing a range of high standard catering ...

Ricardo Defazio Adventure Challenge

Pride of Swindon winner Ricardo Defazio has just completed a marathon cycle ride of 440 miles to Italy in 29 hrs in the saddle of a cross bike (which is ...

Property Available in and around Hungerford, September 2017

Property available in and near Hungerford, September 2017. For more properties in the area, please click here. Property for sale • Hungerford: A ...

Savernake Apple Juice from My Apple Juice

Here at My Apple Juice, we sell our own Savernake Apple juice that we press in Hungerford from locally grown apples. It’s so delicious – tastes ...

Apple trees always want to produce as much fruit as possible. During the ‘June drop’ each tree releases the small fruitlets it knows it cannot ...

Penny Post September Local Quiz

Welcome to the Penny Post September Quiz – a special one for our 500th weekly newsletter with two special prizes. First prize: A meal for two and a ...

What influences your decision on which car to buy?

Initial purchase price, depreciation, insurance, road tax and fuel economy are all big factors. But what about repair costs? The salesmen don’t often ...

Plastic is a versatile material, and for some uses there is no alternative. However, it is so durable that when it gets into the environment it does not ...