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  • Hungerford’s hive of community

    Thursday, 19 April 2018.

    At the heart of every successful community is the people. Hungerford Town Council provides just that with their team of dedicated councillors, determined to recognise and support the thriving comm...

    Writers wanted

    Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

    Do you have the writing bug? We’re looking for writers able to create informative and engaging content for our locally based websites, to include both commercial and community pieces. Previous...

    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...
    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!

    Your business, new horizons in 2018
    The biggest threat to any business is inertia, if you’re not moving forward then you’re at risk of slipping back and in today’s competitive markets that just isn’t an option.

    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...

    Writers wanted
    Do you have the writing bug? We’re looking for writers able to create informative and engaging content for our locally based websites, to include both commercial and community pieces.

    The Three Swans head chef wins top prize
    Adrian Carolea was beaming from ear-to-ear as we interviewed him about his success at the Coaching Inn awards, where he was presented with “Head Chef of the year” at the 2018 ceremony.

    Spring workshops at Martin and the Magpie
    Martin and the Magpie have become a treasured asset to Hungerford town since they graced our high street some 8 years ago.

    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

    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.

    Your library is about so much more than books
    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.

    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