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Penny Post Weekly Newsletter Nov 16-22 2017

Local News This week includes Section 106 funds, council vacancies, a parliament of owls, rugby club to the rescue and another possible local new/old rail ...

Local News Nov 23-30 2017

Including several CATs, Community Solutions Fund, Christmas lights, Hungerford Rugby Club, Newbury’s Strategic Plan, restrictive covenants, parking ...

Bramley Apple & Curried Parsnip Veloute

This recipe, supplied by Milly Fortune of Clean Slate Catering, is the epitome of autumn, using up surplus apples and freshly unearthed parsnips. It is ...

Job Title: Front of House Supervisor (part-time) at Corn Exchange, Newbury Salary: £18,000 pro rata Hours: 30 hours per week, includes evenings and ...

Greenham Trust and West Berkshire Council Launch new Community Solutions Fund

West Berkshire Council and Greenham Trust have both allocated £200,000 of funding to establish a new £400,000 Community Solutions Fund which is now ...

The Old Bakery, Yattendon

Beautifuly presented four-bedroom, four-reception room spacious character property with charming features throughout situated in the heart of the village, ...

A.M. Electrics Ltd

A.M. Electrics Ltd offers a comprehensive range of professional electrical services to the domestic, industrial and commercial markets. With strong ...

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 Local Quiz – the answers

Welcome to the Penny Post Local Quiz with two special prizes. The quiz has now closed and the answers are below. Congratulations to our two winners, Sarah ...

Cold Weather Car Care Tips from Elite Garage

As the temperatures are dropping here are our 7 quick tips to stay on the road. 1 – Anti-freeze: Engine coolant should be a 50/50 mix of water and ...

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 ...