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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...
    Our top picks for the best in European Christmas travel
    This year you can really experience the delicacies and delights of Christmas custom from traditions across the continent with some of Fare Wise Travel’s hand-picked Christmas escapes!

    May your days be Holly and Bright
    Yes, there is no escaping it. Christmas is just around the corner and our attention will soon turn to decking our halls and garnishing our doors with beautiful seasonal delights.

    Taking you further with eBikes
    Electric bikes are revolutionising cycling, acting as a leveller and making the sport more accessible to people of all abilities, stages and ages.

    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.

    A frightful week of Half term fun at Cobbs
    This half term Cobbs Farm Shop and Play Barn are offering a little bit extra with non-stop entertainment for all the family.

    Viva las Donnington Grove
    Set your soul on fire next month with an evening of entertainment from the King himself featuring authentic tribute band Elvis in Trouble who offer the ultimate Las Vegas experience.

    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.

    Free collection for your bike service
    Keeping your bike roadworthy has to be a priority throughout the year, so after a fantastic summer season, Banjo Cycles of Newbury are offering a free pickup service for bike maintenance in Hungerford area this September.

    A warm welcome this winter
    This winter transform your home with the natural warmth and comfort of a real log burner.

    A cruise for me, free for you!
    Fancy experiencing a cruise and bringing your loved one for free?

    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.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    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