2014 Archives

  • Christmas 2014

  • Video Gallery

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    Christmas all wrapped up - the Townsite gift guide

    Even the most committed shopper can feel daunted by their Christmas list. Faced with the prospect of crowds and the squeeze on parking in large town centres many people take the easy way out and buy...

    The rising of the Sun

    If you need to escape the excitement of the extravaganza and take the weight off, you can do no better than stroll along to The Sun Inn, where Hungerford’s friendliest publicans, Don and Sue Law are...

    Extravaganza Extra

    Heralding the arrival of Christmas in spectacular style, Hungerford's 23rd annual Victorian Extravaganza kicks off this Friday, 12th December. A favourite fixture on the town calendar, the High Stre...

    Extravaganza Gallery 1

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    The Choir sings...

    Virtually live from the event, as one of the largest crowds seen to date assemble for the fabulous Hungerford Lights switch on 2014. Choirs from the John O'Gaunt school sing beautifully to an expectan...

    Extravaganza Slideshow 2

    Extravaganza Slideshow 2...

    The switch is thrown...

    Accompanied by Mayor Dennis Benneyworth, Sarah Brinkley, Head teacher at John O'Gaunt School finally throws the switch to illuminate Hungerford for Christmas 2014 ...

    Hungerford's 23rd annual Victorian Extravaganza

    "The best Extravaganza I've ever seen and I've lived in Hungerford all my life" said one happy resident. All the images and videos from a fantastic eveing...

    And the lights shine!

    And the famous Christmas lights of Hungerford sparkle again. ...
    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.