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  • Lit Fest gets new sponsorship

    Saturday, 12 August 2017.

    Hungerford’s acclaimed Literary Festival has attracted generous support from Dick Lovett BMW and Mini for 2017. Now in its sixth year, The Hungerford Literary Festival will be held on 13-15 Octo...

    Local support for Grenfell tragedy

    Friday, 16 June 2017.

    As the fatalities mount following the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower in West London, the survivors are in desperate need, their homes and possessions totally destroyed by the fire. Many of them ha...

    Lord Coe loves Hungerford

    Tuesday, 09 May 2017.

    Olympic medal winner and Chairman of FIFA's Ethics Committee, Sebastian Coe was at the opening of Hungerford's Barrs Yard on Friday. Lord Coe, who attended the event to support his God daughter, lov...

    Temporary reprieve for post office

    Friday, 21 April 2017.

    There can be few Hungerford residents who are not aware that the Post Office in Martin McColl’s is due to close this Friday 21st April. While the Post Office continues to look for permanent premises...

    Benyon on Brexit

    Thursday, 30 March 2017.

    As Britain serves divorce papers on Europe with the triggering of Article 50 and we head into the great unknown of Brexit, local MP Richard Benyon has pledged to immerse himself in legislation such ...

    Crane swings into action

    Wednesday, 29 March 2017.

    In a significant initiative to promote tourism and attract inward investment to Hungerford, the Mayor, Martin Crane OBE is 'blending resources' with the Town Council and the Town and Manor to boost th...

    A time to remember

    Thursday, 23 March 2017.

    Today we can remember PC Kieth Palmer, a husband, a father and a police officer who tragically lost his life yesterday in Westminster in the line of duty.  The death of a colleague in such trag...

    Hungerford loses it orangeman in sudden death

    Friday, 17 March 2017.

    Hungerford is in shock after the sudden death on 28th February, of Paul Lewington. As the town's Tutti Day Orangeman since 2003, Mr Lewington's ceremonial duties for the Town and Manor of Hungerfo...

    Post Office to close

    Wednesday, 01 February 2017.

    It is a tale of our times and last week it was announced that the latest Post Office to close will be in Martin's newsagents on the High Street when the store's current lease expires on 21st April. A ...

    Benyon helps to banish the blues

    Wednesday, 01 February 2017.

    Always a staunch and vocal advocate for mental health provision, West Berkshire's MP Richard Benyon recently attended the launch of Brighter Berkshire, a community-led initiative to make 2017 the Year...
    River walk along the Kennet at Ramsbury 23rd September
    ARK (Action on the River Kennett), that wonderful charity run almost entirely by volunteers who work so hard to keep our waterways in rude health, are holding one of their lovely River Walks this Saturday, 23rd September, followed by afternoon tea and home-made cakes

    Avebury
    Avebury is a henge monument (which is an ancient place surrounded by a bank and ditch) and is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle, originally comprising of some 100 standing stones, with two inner stone circles.

    Lit Fest gets new sponsorship
    Hungerford’s acclaimed Literary Festival has attracted generous support from Dick Lovett BMW and Mini for 2017.

    Three swans open for business again and looking fabulous
    After major investment by the Coaching Inn Group, Hungerford’s Three Swans Hotel, Eatery and Coffee Shop is once again open for business and looks set to be Hungerford’s go-to place for accommodation, eating, drinking and just hanging out with a coffee.

    Savour a slice of southern Sweden
    Nordic noir, Medieval towns, architecture, serene rail travel, beaches and superb innovative food.

    Adventures in words
    As part of the 2017 Arts for Hungerford Literary Festival which will be taking place from 13th to 15th October on the theme of journeys, there will be two writing competitions, a children’s and an adults’.

    Tasting in Tuscany
    Since the 11th Century the Borgo di Castelvecchio or ‘village of the old castle’ has been dominated by the structure that bears its name.

    Lord Coe loves Hungerford
    Olympic medal winner and Chairman of FIFA's Ethics Committee, Sebastian Coe was at the opening of Hungerford's Barrs Yard on Friday.

    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.

    Hungerford Townsite, review and preview
    TOWNSITE has become the go-to destination for everything local.

    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