Pumpkin and Parsnip Battenberg Cake recipe from Blackberry Cottage

Inspired by the Great British Bake Off? Looking for a recipe that uses up the pumpkins that are everywhere? Then have ...

“Lost sheep” in Hungerford!

The Nativity Sheep Trail is baa-ck… Find the (knitted) sheep hiding in shops & buildings around Hungerford, ...

Community Christmas

Many organisations meet the needs of the elderly throughout the year but take a well earned break at ...

A Very Happy Christmas Lunch!

About 30 guests and a small army of volunteer helpers enjoyed Christmas Day at Hungerford Methodist Church Hall. They ...

Penny Post Dec 22 – 29

Welcome to the ‘news you can use’ for West Berkshire, Swindon, Wantage & Marlborough Merry Christmas ...

Mini Christmas Pudding Truffles

We found an (unopened) Christmas pudding left over from last year in the back of a cupboard last week and discovered ...

Christmas Security Tips

Here are some christmas security tips, unfortunately at this time of year the build up of presents in your house ...

Stuffed Slow-roasted Goose with Bread Sauce

This is an alternative to turkey for Christmas day. Serves 6 4.5kg goose sea salt & freshly ground black pepper ...

Steamed Pudding with Apples and Mincemeat

Christmas is coming, so use up any leftover mincemeat from last year in this steamed pudding – or, if you are ...

Will you be alone on Christmas Day? Would you like to join our Christmas Lunch as a helper or guest? To register your ...