Local News July 19-26 2018

Including municipal investments, Wantage Hospital march, parking in Hungerford and Bedwyn, Grove’s developers, Newbury’s near-miss, ...

Watering, Watering, Watering

Amazing, beautiful weather, but what a workout it is to do the watering every day! We can’t get up there in the morning, which is the best time to ...

The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has released a video that explores the ancient routes of the Icknield Way.  ‘Wayfaring’, ...

#YourNBS photography competition is here!

Are you a budding amateur photographer looking to flex your camera skills? If the answer is yes, enter Newbury Building Society’s annual photography ...

Gooseberry Fool Cakes Recipe

This recipe was clipped years ago from our local Village Views parish magazine. Any leftover gooseberry fool is delicious on its own or could be the basis ...

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

Crofton Beam Engines salute to Wiltshire in The Great War

On the 28th and 29th of July, Crofton Beam Engines will be hosting a number of free activities for all age groups around the theme of Wiltshire’s ...

The Old Bakery Chilton Foliat £700,000

A charming period cottage with large gardens leading down to the River Kennet, situated in the sought-after village of Chilton Foliat. Accommodation ...

Can you support a new Rabbit World at Trindledown Animal Welfare Farm?

A life-enriching Rabbit World is being built in Great Shefford – and its aim is to keep homeless bunnies happy while they wait for a forever home. The ...

Hungerford Armed Forces Parade

The sun shone brightly and Hungerford High Street was resplendent in Union flags for the Armed Forces Military Parade on Saturday 30 June. The day began at ...

Astronomy Guide to the Night Sky – June 2018

With the Newbury Astronomical Society (This will be the last issue until September) Click on the image to enlarge, ‘right click’ to copy the ...

Beekeeping in July: Water Foragers

This year really has been extraordinary for beekeeping.  After what seemed like the longest, coldest and wettest winter we have been basking in hot, humid ...