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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 Burns Night sell-out event is back in 2018
    This year's Burns Night supper is set to be full of fun and frolics as we remember the life and poetry of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns.

    Let's get serious
    Ever mindful of keeping the people of Hungerford entertained and up with latest from the literary world, The Hungerford Bookshop stage a regular series of events which invite brilliant authors to discuss topical matters.

    BMW donated for a good cause
    SWIFT Medics are trained volunteer pre-hospital emergency care doctors who attend road traffic accidents and medical emergencies in Wiltshire when an incident is so serious that the NHS ambulance team needs the help of an appropriately qualified Doctor at the scene.

    Blissed-out at Inglewood
    You know when your trusted hairdresser of ten years tells you he’s found a good spa that you need to sit up and take notice.

    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.

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough
    After a year in the planning, Townsite Marlborough has just gone live! The success of the Hungerford Townsite prompted Marlborough residents and businesses to ask us when we could do the same for their gorgeous and quintessentially English market town.

    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