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  • School is out 007 style

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014.

    They leave school licenced to be brill. Going out in 007 style were this year’s John O’Gaunt year 11 school leavers at their James Bond themed event held at Newbury Manor. Dressed to kill, the ...

    Tutti Day 2014

    Friday, 09 May 2014.

    This year’s Tutti Day ‘wenches’ were selected from John O’Gaunt school. Their job was to accompany the Tutti Men and Orangeman around the town all day on Tutti Day – they are (left to righ...

    Junior JOG school reporters cover Tutti Day

    Friday, 09 May 2014.

    Young reporters form John O’Gaunt’s news team joined local and national press to create their own news article about Tutti-day. Hungerford Townsite is delighted to publish their story....

    Education in Hungerford - Governors’ statement

    Tuesday, 28 January 2014.

    The future of schools in Hungerford has caused some speculation and controversy recently. As Hungerford Townsite’s aim is to report information and fact rather than hearsay or opinion and to reflect...

    “It’s a £3M good news story”

    Thursday, 28 November 2013.

    Hungerford Townsite talks to district councillor James Podger about the future for the town’s schools… As plans to invest an overall £3m to turn John O’Gaunt school into an ‘all-through’ ...

    National anti-bullying campaign in action at John O'Gaunt School

    Friday, 22 November 2013.

    The national anti-bullying at school and online campaign is in full action at John O'Gaunt school where a series of assemblies on the subject will be followed up by special tutor and discussion grou...

    Hard work and preparation – that’s show-biz

    Monday, 18 November 2013.

    John O'Gaunt school's performance of Roses of Eyam was four months in the making from early auditioning and readings, through last minute rehearsals. ...

    ‘Roses’ bloom at John O'Gaunt school

    Monday, 18 November 2013.

    Five months, a company of 24, one director, one producer and one technician – all these add up to a blooming success for the John O' Gaunt school production of challenging plague play. See the photo-rushes here…...
    We march to remember… Hungerford’s remembrance parade
    This Sunday the 11th of November the people of Hungerford will commemorate the heroic servicemen and women who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

    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.

    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