Weekly Newsletter

Penny Post
Weekly Penny Post Newsletters

Every week we deliver the local news you can use for West Berkshire and surrounding areas – including jobs, property, local businesses, council news, events, recipes, gardening tips, recommendations, special offers, competitions and lots more.

PP July 19-26 prize draws for summer activities still available (congratulations to winner Cheryl), ideas for summer reading, recommendations for Donnington Grove and ND Car & Commercial Services, recipe for beetroot risotto from Masterchef Semi-Finalist Ollie Hunter, heatwave warnings, a snippet from local band Pope at Garstonbury last Saturday, missing spaniel found and why you should eat cheese before your cats do!

PP July 12 – 19 gooseberry cake recipe, summer gardening tips and chance to win tickets to a Led Zeppelin tribute in Hungerford – plus recommendation for The Swan in Great Shefford, Newbury Building Society photo competition, how to rock a festival after fifty, survival guide to rail electrification works, what we can do about dog poo…

PP July 5 – 12: recommendations for ND Car Services and Brearley & Rich Estate Agents, chilled cucumber soup recipe, the importance of keeping hydrated, appeal for glasses and unlocked mobile phones for Ghana

PP June 28 – July 5: recommendations for Brendoncare Froxfield and Fare Wise Travel; a special offer from Blandys at Inglewood; several items for sale; hot-weather advice; a seasonal recipe; Garstonbury quiz winner; HADCAF tickets; plus jobs, property, local businesses, events, local news and lots more.

PP June 21 – 28:  summer fun ideas, recommendations for Cook & Butcher in Thatcham and The Bell in Ramsbury, a welcome to Brendoncare Froxfield, a solstice recipe, last chance for the Garstonbury quiz,  HADCAF Hungerford Arts Festival: plus jobs, property, local businesses, events, local news and lots more.

PP June 14 – 21: lots of special offers, jobs and summer fun, recommendations for LAUDIS Business Advisors and Maymessy Cookery School, refreshing recipe for Spring Rolls, solstice knitting, treat for Archers fans, HADCAF Hungerford Arts Festival and lots more.

PP June 7 – 14: recommendations for AM Electrics service and The Wheatsheaf’s pizzas, our Garstonbury competition, welcome to Maymessy Cookery School and venue for hire, GDPR reassurance, the slug wars, a nettle recipe, summer arts festivals, plus, as usual, jobs, property, events, local news and much more.

PP May 31 – June 7: recommendations for TR Cycle Repairs and Brown Dog Financial Planning, three competitions, the Penny Post Summer Guide to Courses and Classes, garden dilemmas, mandala destruction, 4 LEGS update, volunteers needed, elderflower tips, a guide to the June night sky – plus, as usual, jobs, property, events, local news and much more.

PP May 24 – 31: Slugs, snails and puppy dog’s tails (a guide to dealing with slimy garden pests), recommendations for Hogan Music Academy and Donnington Grove, WIN oven-fired pizzas (May Quiz) plus tickets to Garstonbury Music Festival (June Quiz), our essential guide to half term activities, plus all the local news, views, jobs and much more.

PP May 17 – 24: recommendations for Broadmead Estate Services and The Harrow restaurant, there is still time to enter the May Quiz to win delicious wood-fired pizzas, a writing competition from Suzi Cairns, and beauty treatment offers, kebab recipes for the BBQ season, plus local news, views, jobs and much more.

PP May 10 – 17: recommendations for LAUDIS Business Advisors and Bluebird Care, enter our May Quiz to win delicious wood-fired pizzas, beauty offers, see the winning Spring photos by Dawn Mortiboy and Darcy Ella Prince from last month’s Art Competition, gardening tips, a recipe for stuffed chard leaves, plus local news, views, jobs and much more.

PP May 3 – 10: recommendations for Monty Accounting and local ceramic pottery  teacher Diana Pattenden, enter our May Quiz to win delicious wood-fired pizzas, 5 top tips when planning a big event (for all you Harry’s and Meghan’s out there), a thought-provoking article on social media by cognitive hypnotherapist Siobhan Nell, how to make the perfect twice-baked cheddar souffle (easier than you think!), how to deal with emergency carpet and sofa sofa stains, gardening tips, plus local news, jobs, events & more.

PP April 26 – May 3: recommendations for The Naked Grape in Hungerford and The Wellbeing Centre in Newbury, last chance to enter our April Art Competition, Hungerford World Village Market this weekend, cooking with wild garlic (and why wouldn’t you!), 10% discount on Zen Dog Whispering, how to deal with slugs and other gardening tips, plus local news, jobs, events & more.

 

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