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Penny Post Newsletter 18 – 25 January 2018

In this week’s PP: Congratulations to our 2017 Quiz winner, Mermaid swimming lessons, recommendations for Green Machine Computers and Tapioca Tidy ...

Newbury Town Council launches Civic Awards 2018

Newbury Town Council is launching its annual civic awards to recognise the huge contribution volunteers make to the local community. The Mayor of Newbury ...

Penny Post Guide to Local Courses and Classes – January 2018

If you’re looking for courses, classes or workshops to join in the new year there’s plenty on offer in our local area… Arts & Crafts ...

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 ...

South Indian Fish (or vegetarian) Curry

Very tasty, lightly spiced, cream curry with a sweet and sour flavour adapted from a Saturday Telegraph recipe. You can substitute tofu, chicken or turkey ...

Lambourn Surgery is looking for a part-time receptionist to join our friendly practice. The ideal candidate will have some experience in general practice, ...

Detached Youth Workers Return To Thatcham Streets

Almost a year after detached youth workers left Thatcham’s streets they are back in a brand new scheme commissioned by Thatcham Town Council. The ...

Kintbury Annex for Rent

Lovely annex for rent for one or two people on the edge of the picturesque village of Kintbury in the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ...

Wyse Locksmiths

This family run locksmith business based in Thatcham covers all local areas including Newbury, Thatcham, Hungerford, Marlborough, Didcot and Reading. ...

This email was received by Penny Post on 21 December 2017. We’re happy to reproduce it here in its entirety. Dear Cross Keys Supporter Thank you ...

Astronomy Guide to the Night Sky – January 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 ...

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 ...