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  • Aldbourne’s fun run is back

    Friday, 11 May 2018.

    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run. This charity event is in aid of St Michael’s school who are raising funds for a new “all weather running track”, enha...

    HERONGATE CLUB heads to the heart of the community

    Monday, 23 April 2018.

    Exciting changes are afoot at Herongate Leisure as management transfers at the end of April to its local owners the Bennet family who will be running the newly renamed HERONGATE CLUB on a not-for-pro...

    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 commun...

    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 ...
    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Three Swans exclusive: 25% off your food bill
    The Three Swans in Hungerford are offering a sizzling summer deal this month for Townsite readers.

    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.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    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.

    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