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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…...
    Ultimate Wedding Show 2018
    This September, Donnington Grove Hotel will be hosting their 2018 Wedding Show, offering a relaxed day out for couples tying the knot. On Sunday the 2nd of September they will hold an immersive wedding show...

    Donnington Grove Wedding Fair exhibitors preview part 3
    The third part in our series featuring wedding suppliers who will be exhibiting at the Donningtone Grove Country Club Wedding Fair on Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am.

    Everything you need for your wedding, at Donnington Grove
    Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am Weddings can be stressful, but they don’t have to be! Whether you are starting from scratch or looking for the final touches for your day, Donnington Grove’s Wedding show 2018 has everything you need to bring it all together

    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

    Luxury Health Club offer: FREE personal training sessions
    We all know that getting fit is imperative to feeling great and looking our best but finding the right place to exercise can be the missing piece of the jigsaw.

    Make a wish come true
    David Chambers and his colleagues from Elcot Park Hotel in Newbury have taken on a challenge.

    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.

    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