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    Tuesday, 17 March 2015.

    Hungerford's elected representatives now have a microsite where you can keep up to date with their activities and find contact details and social networking links to have your own say....

    Hungerford Townsite talks to Richard Benyon

    Friday, 30 January 2015.

    During a busy day out and about in the constituency, West Berks MP Richard Benyon came to Hungerford to host one of his supermarket surgeries outside Tesco, a political ‘pop-up shop’......

    A fantastic town for getting things done!

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014.

    MP Richard Benyon with district councillor James Podger at the ‘amazing’ Extravaganza. “Hungerford is amazing at making things happen!” So say our MP, Richard Benyon, commenting on the town...

    Hungerford – A great English destination town

    Tuesday, 14 January 2014.

    Agriculture – a career opportunity for Hungerford’s young people? MP Richard Benyon with some hard working pedigree Herefords. “Hungerford has a timeless quality that is essentially very Engl...
    Blooming botany
    Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

    VIP access at Donnington Country Club
    Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

    Aldbourne’s fun run is back
    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

    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.

    Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
    Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Championing children’s charities for 2018
    Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

    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

    Why live in Hungerford?
    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.

    Walks in around Hungerford
    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside