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  • A great community day at Hungerford Primary School July 4

    Friday, 26 June 2015.

    A truly great day for the whole community is coming up on 4th July when Hungerford Primary School holds its annual Summer Fete at Fairview Road, Hungerford RG17 0BT from 12-4.30pm. The fete will be op...

    JoG 6th form future

    Tuesday, 04 November 2014.

    The future of John O’Gaunt’s sixth form will be discussed in an informal open meeting at the school on Monday, November 10th at 6.00pm. Says school head Sarah Brinkley, “It is short notice but ...

    JOG those memories to be a mentor

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

    Are you a former pupil of John O’Gaunt? If so, you can help make today’s pupils make the most of the best days of their lives by sharing your experiences from after your school days with them. ...

    The grand JoG auction – lots of lots!

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

    Auction lots including a personal pamper session, a ‘Santa Cruise’ on the Rose of Hungerford and even a garden design consultation and riding or squash lessons will go under the hammer at a gala auction night at...

    Hungerford’s new primary bank?

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

    After spending a training day with Newbury Building Society, a group of year 6 pupils from Hungerford Primary School are setting up their own branch in school. On their training day the group learned ...

    John O’Gaunt pupils say we will remember them.

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014.

    Pupils and staff from John O’Gaunt’s history department will be remembering those who fell in the Great War when they visit the battlefields of Ypres and the Somme. The trip will include vi...

    Have your say about school

    Thursday, 11 September 2014.

    John O Gaunt school is encouraging parents to have their say about how the school could improve through ‘Parent View’ , a service which gives you the chance to tell us what you think about your ...

    What can I do over the summer hols?

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014.

    The summer hols make a welcome break from school but those long, lazy days can become a bit too long and lazy without something new to do. For loads of ideas and activities in our area, Berkshire...

    Students’ German adventure

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014.

    Some 55 of Hungerford’s young people left the town during July to go adventuring and exploring in Germany. With a team of staff led by head of year 7, Kathryn Volkelt-Igoe, the famous 55 mana...

    Scaling the heights of big school!

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014.

    The move up from primary to secondary school can seem like a mountain to climb to young students, so John O’Gaunt school recently held a Primary Project to give primary school pupils a taste of what...
    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Three Swans exclusive: 25% off your food bill
    The Three Swans in Hungerford are offering a sizzling summer deal this month for Townsite readers.

    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.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #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!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    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.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    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