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  • Local boy taking film into the future

    Wednesday, 15 February 2017.

    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...

    Hungerford Literary Festival - The Best Yet

    Wednesday, 21 October 2015.

    It has been said that for a small town, Hungerford really punches above it weight and on no occasion is this more evident that with our annual Literary Festival. Organised by Hungerford Bookshop's E...

    In praise of small town living

    Wednesday, 01 July 2015.

    Literary supernova and Kintbury resident Gill Hornby who has just published her second novel, All Together Now, took time out from a punishing round of literary festivals and book promotion engagement...

    Hungerford boasts the best bookshop in the south west.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015.

    The Hungerford Bookshop has just scooped the prize for Independent Bookshop of the Year for the South West region at the Bookseller Industry Awards. The judging committee praised the winners and sho...

    Pointless Presenters to visit Hungerford Bookshop

    Friday, 10 June 2016.

    Wednesday 22nd June is a red letter day for fans of the BBC's hugely popular quiz show Pointless, when its two hosts, Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman are scheduled to make a brief stop at the ...

    Literary festival - Recommended

    Thursday, 08 October 2015.

    This year's Literary Festival reaches its climax on 19th October when literary giant Louis de Bernières talks about his latest novel, The Dust That Falls From Dreams in the Corn Exchange at 7.30pm. ...

    POSTPONED Literary star comes to Hungerford, 9th June

    Friday, 29 May 2015.

    DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAD BEEN POSTPONED. On 9th June at 7.30pm, acclaimed novelist and Kintbury resident Gill Hornby will be launching her second novel, All Together Now, at the Hungerford Bookshop. ...

    Rachel Joyce - Literary Festival review

    Thursday, 30 October 2014.

    Book tours, readings and promotional events are a necessary evil for authors trying to publicise their work, but bestselling novelist Rachel Joyce seemed in good spirits when she spoke to a packed ...

    More Festivals than you can shake a stick at

    Tuesday, 05 April 2016.

    Arts for Hungerford was launched on Saturday 2nd April with a concert from The Bookshop Band followed a week later by cellist Gerard le Clerc at the Croft Hall playing music by Faure, Debussy and Sc...
    Your next mountain is waiting in 2019 – try trekking in Nepal
    Booking now for Spring and Autumn 2019, Fare Wise Travel offer the epitome of physical endurance and spiritual enlightenment with bespoke Himalayan adventures.

    The ultimate lifetime trip: Canada
    Canada is a country of immense beauty and diversity. A destination that is best enjoyed over a few weeks, you can experience spectacular wildlife and stunning scenery whilst taking in historic towns natural parks and deluxe resorts

    No excuse not to keep fit this winter
    Do you find that the winter shroud of darkness just makes you retreat to the warmth and comfort of your home

    What I learnt from travelling the world
    Stepping out on your own after a lifetime in education is both a daunting and exciting step for many students taking a break from academia to explore the big wide world.

    No ordinary school run… in the MINI Cooper 5 Door Hatch
    Raising children is a constant merry-go-round of getting people to the right places at the right time with all the required paraphernalia: school bag, check, lunch box, check, homework, check.

    The Fairy Godmother of travel
    As Fare Wise Travel celebrate 25 years in business, we meet with MD Veronica Bailey to find out the secret behind their success.

    A brand new local jobs board
    Hungerford TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

    Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
    As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    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.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went