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  • Hungerford Theatre present 'Mack and Mabel'

    Tuesday, 24 January 2017.

    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...

    Shalbourne classic car show 2016

    Sunday, 16 October 2016.

    Images from Shalbourne classic car show 2016 ...


    Friday, 27 May 2016.

    Hungerford, along with many other small towns throughout the country is suffering from reduced footfall and custom....

    Tutti Girls full of beans

    Tuesday, 05 April 2016.

    Sticklers for tradition, especially one which is 900 years old, the people of Hungerford came out on a bright and breezy Spring day to celebrate Hocktide, or Tutti Day as it is more commonly known....

    Young singer song writers at the Croft Hall, 28th January

    Tuesday, 24 January 2017.

    We've spent most of January hibernating but with two great entertainment events coming up, it's time to step out into the night once more. On Saturday 28th January, courtesy of Arts for Hungerford,...

    Talking Bollocks, a pair for the price of one

    Tuesday, 27 September 2016.

    Previous participants of Lis Allen's ingenious Vagina Dialogues event will testify to its impact and ability to get people talking about all those issues we usually avoid - relationships, families, ...

    Queen's Birthday beacon burns

    Tuesday, 26 April 2016.

    Images from the lighting of the Queen's birthday beacon at Hungerford's Trinangle Field...

    Chamber of commerce AGM 3rd march

    Tuesday, 23 February 2016.

    The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce would like to extend an invitation to new members anybody even curious about the workings of this esteemed body by attending their AGM at Three Swans Hotel on Thursd...

    Fireworks spectacular Sunday 30th October

    Tuesday, 18 October 2016.

    Why run the risk of blowing yourself sky-high in the back garden when you can see something far superior in safety? On Sunday 30th October there will be a Spectacular Fireworks Display in the ground...

    ​Calling All Singers!

    Friday, 16 September 2016.

    If you sing, or have ever fancied that you might like to, all are welcome to perform Faure's Requiem and Vivaldi's Gloria in St. Mary's, Kintbury on Saturday 1st October. A full day of rehearsal will ...
    Come together
    Townsite has spent the six weeks since the start of 2017 canvassing members of the business community in Hungerford for their views on the state of our town. I

    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 of Mental Health in Berkshire.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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

    A life lived in full colour
    Call it time of year or time of life, but we have been feeling a little jaded of late in the Townsite offices.

    Beavers on the endangered list
    Berkshire Scouts are desperately trying to recruit new leaders for their 1st Hungerford Beaver Colony.

    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

    Food glorious day
    In photos, Hungerford's 2016 food festival packs out in glorious October sunshine

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough
    After a year in the planning, Townsite Marlborough has just gone live! The success of the Hungerford Townsite prompted Marlborough residents and businesses to ask us when we could do the same for their gorgeous and quintessentially English market town.

    Walks in around Hungerford
    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 – A great English destination town
    Hungerford has a timeless quality that is essentially very English – it is like an idyllic town created for TV – except, of course it is very real,” says our MP, Richard Benyon

    Hungerford – such a beautiful place to live and we love it!
    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.