2013 Archives

  • News archive

  • Cheers of approval for 'The new' Bear

    The Bear has re-opened its doors to reveal its new layout and décor – to the approval of its first customers after its extensive refurbishment. And Hugh Pihlens, of Hungerford’s Historical Asso...

    World’s biggest coffee morning

    Every year the world’s biggest coffee morning in aid MacMillan Cancer Support is held by volunteers all across the country – and Hungerford is playing its port of course. Last year 115,000 peop...

    Hungerford food festival wins national recognition

    Hungerford’s fantastic Food Festival came an ‘impressive’ joint third is the national ‘Bring Home the Harvest’ competition, organised by the charity behind British Food Fortnight and the Tel...

    Sponsorship helps Hungerford guest cricketer

    Hungerford’s junior cricketers in action during a ‘breakthrough’ season. Hungerford Cricket Club’s guest player, South African Premier league star Willem Mosert, has coached the town’s j...

    Making money for MacMillan

    Over £700 from just one coffee morning, that was the result of a Macmillan Coffee morning at Hungerford’s United Reformed Church recently....

    Hungerford help for heroic 'gutless kayaker'

    Hungerford based The Bruce Trust which provided canal boat holidays for disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people is providing one of its special boats to support an amazing kayaking journey being ma...
    Aldbourne’s fun run is back
    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

    Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
    Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

    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.