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  • Our Lady of Lourdes up for major architectural award

    Tuesday, 27 October 2015.

    It didn't hold its first Mass until Palm Sunday 2014, but already Hungerford's Arts and Crafts Movement-inspired Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Priory Road has been shortlisted for the 2015...

    URC spectacular banner

    Friday, 26 June 2015.

    A gift from the Newbury United Reformed Church when it closed in April, a spectacular banner comprised of 1200 squares made by 295 people, was dedicated to Hungerford in a service on midsummer's day b...

    Good Friday Procession

    Monday, 06 April 2015.

    On Friday amidst the usual gentle bustle of the town centre there appeared a placid and poignant reminder of the significance of the day. Members of the congregations of the Churches of Hungerford paraded slowly along the high street towards the Town Hall. ...
    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

    Hungerford Extravaganza Sponsors
    Extravaganza would not be possible without generous donations from local businesses

    Hungerford Extravaganza 2018
    The rumours have been flying but don’t worry folks, Hungerford’s beloved Extravaganza is still happening, the only change is in the name.

    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

    Make their Christmas magical with a Polar Bear Adventure
    There isn’t much more special than watching polar bears in their natural environment.

    The BIGGEST events this Christmas in Hungerford
    Festivities start at 4pm with entertainment from Hungerford Town Band, Hungerford Primary School and Rock Choir

    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.

    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.

    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

    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