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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 ...
    Wine and dine at Blandy’s this weekend
    Blandy’s bistro is famous for its exquisite dining experience and diverse, seasonal menu.

    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.

    Viva las Donnington Grove
    Set your soul on fire next month with an evening of entertainment from the King himself featuring authentic tribute band Elvis in Trouble who offer the ultimate Las Vegas experience.

    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.

    Free collection for your bike service
    Keeping your bike roadworthy has to be a priority throughout the year, so after a fantastic summer season, Banjo Cycles of Newbury are offering a free pickup service for bike maintenance in Hungerford area this September.

    A warm welcome this winter
    This winter transform your home with the natural warmth and comfort of a real log burner.

    A cruise for me, free for you!
    Fancy experiencing a cruise and bringing your loved one for free?

    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.

    #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!

    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.

    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