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A feast of festivals and fiesta's - Summer in Hungerford 2015

If, like your financially-challenged reporter you are having to stay-cation this year, do not abandon hope of a fun summer. There are no end of events in Hungerford to keep you cheerful and the living easy. The town calendar is alive with fetes, markets and events which will give you

many enjoyable dates for your diary.

There is nothing more quintessentially English than a summer fete and this Saturday at 2pm St Laurence Church Fete is happening in the Croft Field, Hungerford.

Anyone who has been following the progress of Jane Buckle, Hungerford’s local flamboyant celeb, might be aware that she has an X-tra important singing audition coming up very soon to be filmed in ...
The Beeb were in town again last Thursday this time broadcasting during the BBC Radio Berkshire Breakfast show. Susanne Courtney was the roaming reporter of the morning “People are so friendly her...
Now in its 24th year, the Hungerford and District Community Arts Festival kicks off this Friday 26th June. Made possible by generous grants from The Town and Manor, Hungerford Town Council and local s...
The summer season kicked off in spectacular fashion at the St. Laurence Church Fete on 13th June. Town Constable Susan Hoffgartner entered into the spirit of the occasion and after officially opening ...
For one month only, Hungerford's popular flea market, usually held on the first and third Wednesday of each month, will be open for business every week. Whether you're looking to buy or sell (at ...
Hungerford's Town Hall is busier than it has been in years, with an endless calendar of fairs, markets and events for residents to enjoy. Determined to put this previously under-used asset to work...
Months of speculation were finally ended last Friday, 5th June when 20 ghost-busters took over the Town Hall for the night in an attempt to solve the mysterious sightings which have occurred in rece...
Hungerford's famed OAP and force of nature, Jane Buckle, plucky as ever, braved the thong at the X-Factor auditions on Sunday at Wembley Arena. Standing in line for over five hours, our gritty su...
All you need to know for the perfect wedding at Elcot Park Everything and everyone you need to help you arrange a fantastic wedding day is all at one place – and that place is a wedding fayre at H...
The wedding season is almost upon us and whether you like to plan more than a year in advance, or are a last minute merchant who puts the whole thing together in a couple of months, Townsite’s handy guide will take some of the legwork out of planning the big day. ...
Attention all Vockins - Are you related to WW1 soldier Pte F. C. Vockins? Hungerford Townsite has been contacted by a reader in possession of a transcript from the diary kept by Pte Vockins...
Local MP Richard Benyon discusses returning economic optimism in Hungerford and the importance of local small businesses and retailers....
Dubbed locally as ‘the Bond Street of Berkshire’, Bridge Street is the upscale gateway to the Hungerford retail experience . The couple of hundred yards between the A4 and the bridge over the K...
One of the beautiful tree-lined paths at Littelcote. Ramsbury – Littlecote – Ramsbury Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special ex...
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It's that time of year when most of us are eagerly awaiting our summer holidays, even though some of us may not have actually got around to booking anything yet!

Here's a heart-warming tale for those of us who have spent teeth-gnashing hours on the internet or sitting in our local bank trying to get an insurance quote.

One of the town’s most fantastic, unusual and historic venues has been hiding its light under a bushel for too many years, but Hungerford’s Town Hall and Corn Exchange is stepping into the spotlight thanks to local PR woman and Marketing Manager Dani Winslet who has been tasked with launching its renaissance