Coronation Mugs and Other Collectables

By Stuart Miller-Osborne This article first appeared in the February 2015 edition of the Hungerford Arcade Newsletter ...

Last Saturday 21 May residents were delighted to see LNER Pacific Engine: 60103 The Flying Scotsman steam through ...

Sighting of The Tornado – Wednesday 11 May

Local photographer and train enthusiast Tony Bartlett reports on his sighting of LNER Pacific no. 60163 Tornado with ...

Swindon 175: Made in Swindon

“I am going to design…a Station after my own fancy.” Isambard Kingdom Brunel And he did rather ...

John Betjemen once wrote of there being ‘very little architecture in Swindon and a great deal of ...

‘New Swindon’ 1840 – 2015 Swindon – this is Swindon. Though not intentionally planned that ...

Struggling with your family tree?

Berkshire Family History Society was founded to help all family historians, wherever their ancestors came from. ...

The Kennet Valley at War Trust will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe, ...

Memories of Mary and Bert Edwards

Penny Post subscriber Christine pays tribute to her parents Mary and Bert Edwards from Hampstead Norreys:Mum’s ...

Hocktide in Hungerford is a remarkable and unique survival. It is a two-week long festival just after Easter, the ...