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Happy New Year to all our readers

Happy New Year to all our readers and thanks to your support, 2017 looks set to be our best yet. Since our launch in Hungerford in 2013 we have continually strived to improve the site with more content and features and the figures suggest we are on the right track.The number of hits the site received last year were around 70,000 but

crucially, page views increased by 60% - the surest sign there is that people are lingering on the site and reading the articles.

We’re thrilled but not complacent. Our aim today is the same as it was...

 

 Re-invention
Chamber of commerce keeps pace with the times In its bid to be at leading edge of local business representation, the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce is re-launching. The pace of commercial change ha...
 Come together
Bridging the Disconnect in the Hungerford Business Community Townsite has spent the six weeks since the start of 2017 canvassing members of the business community in Hungerford for their views on t...
 Local boy taking film into the future
Hungerford's very own auteur, Drew Casson, has been making waves in the world of film ever since he started messing around with a camera and posting films on YouTube at the age of twelve. Now 22, D...
 Post Office to close
It is a tale of our times and last week it was announced that the latest Post Office to close will be in Martin's newsagents on the High Street when the store's current lease expires on 21st April. A ...
 Benyon helps to banish the blues
Always a staunch and vocal advocate for mental health provision, West Berkshire's MP Richard Benyon recently attended the launch of Brighter Berkshire, a community-led initiative to make 2017 the Year...
 Your Library is about so much more than books
Judging from the amount of community activity going in Hungerford Library, the council are going to have a hard time justifying its closure in their next round of swingeing cuts.   Traditionall...
 Rental properties of the month
Two interesting and distinctive properties have come on to the rental market this month, one just outside Hungerford and the other in Marlborough. Both merit a viewing at the soonest possible opport...
 Why live in Hungerford?
Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere. It's good, comfortable living with a touch of class. But if you were say, consid...
 Is now a good time to sell my house?
It's the 64 million dollar question and one which solicits a variety of answers depending on the source, but there is broad consensus around a few key facts. Brexit definitely heralded a slowing dow...
 Hungerford Theatre present 'Mack and Mabel'
From 15th-18th February, The Community of Hungerford Theatre Company will be performing the ever-popular Mack and Mabel at the John O'Gaunt School. The play centres around Mack, once a big shot dir...
 The Resolutions Revolution
Many of us make doomed resolutions for the New Year; we are going to get fit, join a gym or give up smoking and swearing. We all know that these bold promises made to ourselves rarely come to fruit...
 Final images from a fabulous evening
As the fireworks approach at 9pm with the crowd moving to the canal bridge and the Croft Green to watch here are some more faces in the crowd from tonight's exceptional Extravaganza....
 Here comes the parade
With added extras to mark the 25th anniversary, Santa pulled by his two horses and a Victorian bus amongst them, the parade paraded and was broadcast live on the Townsite Facebook Events Hungerford pa...
 A cracking evening cracks on!
More images from this evening's extraordinary Extravaganza. A massive crowd enjoying what's turning out to be one of the best to date....
Amazing travel deals - Hot or Cold
If you're prepared to get out of the blocks quick, there are some extraordinary travels deals to be had in 2017.

Get married for free
With the cost of weddings spiralling and the inevitable battles about who to invite, couples are opting to marry abroad in greater numbers than ever before

Elegance at a price you can afford (with free Prosecco!)
As we battle our way through the dismal days of January and February, small treats do much keep our spirits up.

Weekday Rental Property, North End near Newbury
Significantly more affordable, and indeed comfortable, than a hotel or boarding house, this extremely well presented two-bedroom cottage is an ideal opportunity for those who make a weekly commute to the Newbury are

A hidden treasure
Slap bang in the middle of town but located down a quiet side street, Lusso is the ideal retreat from the seasonal shopping crowds and a great festive treat for the children. This Italian-themed kitchen keeps its menus simple...