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Hungerford Townsite, review and preview

TOWNSITE has become the go-to destination for everything local. Its unique mix of local and visitor information, with the emphasis on promoting and supporting local businesses, has proved to be a winning formula. 2017 looks set to be our best year yet, as we continue to build the TOWNSITE brand

by working in collaboration with our commercial partners to extend its reach and engagement on our flagship Hungerford website.

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 Temporary reprieve for post office
There can be few Hungerford residents who are not aware that the Post Office in Martin McColl’s is due to close this Friday 21st April. While the Post Office continues to look for permanent premises...
 A river runs through it
It is no accident that the waterways around Hungerford are the envy of other towns. A small army of volunteers regularly give time and effort to the charity ARK - Action for the River Kennet. Over t...
 Benyon on Brexit
As Britain serves divorce papers on Europe with the triggering of Article 50 and we head into the great unknown of Brexit, local MP Richard Benyon has pledged to immerse himself in legislation such ...
 Crane swings into action
In a significant initiative to promote tourism and attract inward investment to Hungerford, the Mayor, Martin Crane OBE is 'blending resources' with the Town Council and the Town and Manor to boost th...
 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...
 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...
 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...
All Change at the Chamber
On Thursday, 2nd March the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce held its AGM at the Three Swans to discuss findings from the recent Business Survey and what role the Chamber needs to play to best serve local businesses and retailers

Sail around the world for free
On Friday 5th January, 2018, cruise ship Columbus will depart from London's Tilbury Dock for an historic 121 night grand circumnavigation of the globe.

Fabulous and Orignal Gift Idea
As gift givers, we are moving away from the item towards the experience.