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  • Free books hidden around Hungerford

    Monday, 26 June 2017.

    As part of Independent Bookshop Week – 24th June to 1st July – the ever-inventive Hungerford Bookshop are busy wrapping books in plain brown paper then hiding them around town to highlight the...

    The story of MI5's greatest spymaster

    Wednesday, 03 May 2017.

    Maxwell Knight (photo credit: Wikipedia.org) Book Talk Hungerford Town Hall 25th May In the 1930s maverick MI5 officer M. Maxwell Knight recruited two remarkable female spies to penetrate the Br...

    Trollope returns to Hungerford

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017.

    After a sell-out event several years ago, bestselling author Joanna Trollope returns to Hungerford to talk about her new novel, City of Friends on Wednesday 12th April at 8pm in the Croft Hall. Des...

    Mothering Sunday - Make a day of it

    Tuesday, 14 March 2017.

    For most of us, giving our mothers a bunch of flowers and a card or taking her down the pub for lunch equals duties discharged and the woman we are supposedly celebrating will likely as not, still s...

    Fabulous literary line-up

    Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

    The month of June sees a trio of riveting author events come to town courtesy of the ever-reliable Hungerford Bookshop and Arts for Hungerford. The first, on June 15th, 7.30pm in Hungerford Town H...

    Easter egg hunt

    Thursday, 13 April 2017.

    Keeping the children entertained and finding things for them to do during the school holidays is a perennial headache for parents...

    Annual Town Meeting - Have your say

    Wednesday, 15 March 2017.

    Do you have an opinion or question about your town? If so, this could be your opportunity to have your voice heard. Hungerford Town Council's Annual Town Meeting is being held on Thursday, 23rd Marc...

    The Wild Other comes to Hungerford

    Wednesday, 01 March 2017.

    Writer, broadcaster, journalist and mother of five, Clover Stroud will be talking about her memoir, The Wild Other, in an exclusive event at the Hungerford Town Hall on Wednesday 29th March, 7.30pm-9p...

    Jane Austen Weekend in Kintbury 24th-25th June

    Tuesday, 30 May 2017.

    It is a little known fact that famous regency author Jane Austen had strong ties to Kintbury dating from her sister Cassandra's engagement to Tom Fowle, son of Kintbury vicar, the Reverend Thomas Fow...

    Passion and Easter Services in Hungerford

    Thursday, 13 April 2017.

    As we begin Holy Week, churches across Hungerford are gearing up for the most important celebration in the liturgical calendar. As well as the services listed below, the four churches of Hungerford...
    The Crofton Beam Engines
    These are two magnificent pieces of industrial archaeology that will appeal to both families and steam enthusiasts.

    Highclere Castle visitor information
    World famous from its starring role in the smash hit drama series Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle’s future is secure thanks to the scores of visitors who have flocked to witness its imposing façade first hand.

    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.

    MINI Cooper S weekender: Escape to iconic Bath
    Stepping inside the new MINI Cooper S Convertible from Dick Lovett MINI in Hungerford is like opening the door to a new dimension of driving, past the mundanity of necessity and firmly into the realms of pure, unadulterated fun.

    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

    Avebury
    Avebury is a henge monument (which is an ancient place surrounded by a bank and ditch) and is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle, originally comprising of some 100 standing stones, with two inner stone circles.

    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