Word's most famous Steam Engine blows through town

The Legendary Flying Scotsman thrilled railway enthusiasts and onlookers as its famous green livery and sleek lines sped through Hungerford as part of its London to Salisbury journey on Saturday 28th May. Excited spectators lined the route throughout West Berkshire

to get a glimpse of the world's best known steam locomotive with its thrilling sounds, smells and huge plumes of steam. Originally built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), the Flying Scotsman caught the...

 

 

Opera choruses, ensembles and duets from the works of Verdi, Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Purcell, Gilbert & Sullivan and more!...
The Hungerford and Community Arts Festival has surpassed itself this year, putting together a programme of unparalleled quality and range for its programme of events from 1st-17th July. A highlight ...
Rock and roll probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Hungerford but behind the chintz curtains something is stirring. In the Croft Hall on Saturday 9th July at 7pm, HA...
It's amazing what a small town can do. Celebrating its 25th year, the Hungerford and District Community Arts Festival has announced a fabulous line-up for its 2016 programme from 1st to 17th July. A...
Having selected Dingley as their new charity for the Year today it was time for the staff of M&S to put some muscle behind their commitment to the children’s charity. And so they did, with a ...
Images from the lighting of the Queen's birthday beacon at Hungerford's Trinangle Field...
What could be more spring-like than a new herd of young cattle grazing Hungerford Common? The new herd were recently turned out and have added a wonderfully bucolic feel to this beautiful stretch of ...
With over thirty three years experience in the Ambulance Service, local hero Neale Marney was well aware that emergency medical cover was declining and so set about creating a system of defibrillato...
After the Christmas period, house and garden can often look a little tired and shabby and our thoughts frequently turn to ways we can rejuvenate the homestead. But it doesn't have to be a big projec...
A recent report in the Newbury Weekly News has confirmed what Hungerford traders have long been saying - the number of people on the high street is plummeting. Figures released by West Berkshire C...
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...
Hungerford is a small historic town located in the midst of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and yet it is only 4 miles from the M4 and has a direct rail link to London....
Hungerford is internationally famous for being a beautiful place to visit and, as it sits at the centre of the North Wessex Downs, it is in a beautiful location too....
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Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside

Hungerford is internationally famous for being a beautiful place to visit and, as it sits at the centre of the North Wessex Downs, it is in a beautiful location too. And according to a recent survey of Hungerford residents, we really care about our town and surrounding countryside with 98% of us in favour of keeping the town's traditional character and 99% of us want to protect the Marsh, the Common and all our surrounding countryside.