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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 16-23 2017

Including S106 payments, Christmas lights, another mooted railway re-opening, rugby club to the rescue in Wantage, precept debate in Thatcham, a possible ...

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 ...

Hungerford Leisure Centre is looking for an Aquazone Instructor for Saturday Mornings from 8.30am to 11.00am, and other ad hoc hours, to promote our ...

Pitch to the Panel Winners

After rigorous shortlisting, six local charitable organisations got through to Greenham Trust’s ‘Pitch to the Panel’ event in a bid to win a share of ...

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 ...

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 ...