Weekly Penny Post Newsletters

Here is this week’s Penny Post newsletter full of local ‘news you can use’ for West Berkshire and surrounding areas including jobs, ...

Local News Oct 18-25 2018

Including remembering Prior’s Court, Hungerford’s community shop, NDP-day looms in Lambourn, Newbury’s Community Forum, ...

Local Courses, Classes and Workshops – Autumn 2018

 There’s plenty on offer in our local area (scroll down for kids). Click here for our Autumn Guide to Courses, Classes & Workshops This is a ...

Halloween Short Story Competition at the Crofton Beam Engine

Enter this short story competition where the winning entries will be read out at the final event of the year on the Crofton site with a mystical Halloween ...

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Wash flesh off seeds. This takes a while as the flesh is slimey. Scatter washed and dried seeds over a baking tray. Drizzle with oil of your choice and ...

The Wheatsheaf in Chilton Foliat currently has a vacancy for a Chef de Partie/Commis Chef. The successful applicant loves using organic produce, wants to ...

Volunteer Co-ordinator for the Trust for Sustainable Living/The Living Rainforest

If you have an interest in conservation, sustainability, education, rainforests, or a passion for plants or animals, The Living Rainforest in Hampstead ...

Cottage available for rent

Fully restored detached cottage (three bedrooms, two bathrooms) between villages of Welford and Wickham available for rent. Available mid September. For ...

Kate Duncan Painter

I live in Kintbury and grew up in the countryside and have always been inspired by nature and my surroundings. This has influenced me to observe and feel ...

Work, work and more work on Hungerford Town Hall

Hungerford Town Hall is about to undergo its first major refurbishment in over 30 years. The works, which will cost the charity £40,000, will address a ...

Astronomy Guide to the Night Sky – October 2018

With the Newbury Astronomical Society Click on the image to enlarge, ‘right click’ to copy the image or ‘close window’ to return ...

Lamplight from the Oak’s Cavern

It was the glow emanating from within the Horse Field Oak that made me stop and reappraise it. A lamplight glow that kept catching my eye as I worked; the ...