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  • A river runs through it

    Thursday, 13 April 2017.

    It is no accident that the waterways around Hungerford are the envy of other towns. A small army of volunteers regularly give time and effort to the charity ARK - Action for the River Kennet. Over t...

    Purple for Polio

    Thursday, 13 April 2017.

    For over 30 years the eradication of polio has been the main humanitarian focus of Rotary Worldwide. The number of polio endemic countries has dropped from 125 to 3 and over 2.5 billion children hav...

    Your Library is about so much more than books

    Monday, 30 January 2017.

    Judging from the amount of community activity going in Hungerford Library, the council are going to have a hard time justifying its closure in their next round of swingeing cuts.   Traditionall...

    Macmillan Coffee Morning - Hungerford's Best Yet

    Thursday, 20 October 2016.

    The Macmillan Coffee Morning at the United Reformed Church was the most successful to date, raising an astonishing £1473. Now in its 5th year, the money raised last week brings the grand total up to ...

    Vehicles on the march

    Tuesday, 27 October 2015.

    A display of vintage military vehicles will be assembled outside the Hungerford Antiques Arcade on Sunday 1st November to raise money for the British Legion Poppy Appeal. These genuine World Wa...

    Macmillan Coffee Morning

    Tuesday, 29 September 2015.

    Last Friday's Macmillan Coffee Morning broke all previous records raising an incredible £1371.15. Now in its fourth year, the fundraising event was organised by the Tutti Pole's Fiona Hobson who ...

    Freemasons' Grand Charity donates £100k to Prior's Court

    Wednesday, 23 April 2014.

    Prior's Court, Hermitage-based autism charity, officially opens "The Freemasons' Room" Prior's Court, Hermitage-based autism charity, was delighted to officially open "The Freemasons' Room" in reco...

    Rural development – where should the money go?

    Thursday, 03 April 2014.

    Grants and funding for rural development in the areas surrounding Hungerford are soon to be applied for from DEFRA by the North Wessex Downs Leader local action group and they want to know from you wh...

    A better rail gateway for Hungerford?

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014.

    Hungerford station- welcome to the town? “Would your readers agree,” asks MP Richard Benyon, “that Hungerford should have more of a welcoming gateway to the own and its surroundings when they...

    Neighbourhood return - Be on the watch for missing people..

    Friday, 20 September 2013.

    If a neighbour of yours with dementia had gone missing and you were free to help search for them in your immediate vicinity, and maybe save their life, would you be prepared to help? If the answer...
    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