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  • Freedom of the town awards

    Monday, 18 June 2018.

    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, recognisin...

    Hungerford's very own Library Hub opens

    Friday, 15 June 2018.

    Following public outcry in 2015 when plans were announced to axe 8 of West Berkshire’s 9 libraries, the Hungerford community pulled together with a plan...

    Local nursery manager gets MBE

    Wednesday, 06 June 2018.

    Suzanne Taylor, Headteacher at Hungerford Nursery School has been awarded with an MBE for outstanding contributions to the early years sector. Suzanne has worked tirelessly for almost a decade at ...

    Championing children’s charities for 2018

    Monday, 02 April 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: educating them on emotional, phys...

    Walking home for Christmas

    Wednesday, 20 December 2017.

    MP Richard Benyon will be walking home for Christmas this year having been banned from driving for six months after texting at the wheel. Pictured above with Lord Coe, possibly picking up a few tips...

    Come Dine With Hungerford - seeking local contestants

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017.

    YOUR CHANCE TO BE ON NATIONAL TV It is the nation’s favourite tea time show and it’s coming to our doorstep to film the next series of this classic TV show! Come Dine With Me has been a staple...

    BMW donated for a good cause

    Wednesday, 08 November 2017.

    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 te...

    Lit Fest launches with Drinks at Dick’s

    Wednesday, 11 October 2017.

    Last night a lively crowd gathered to celebrate the launch of the upcoming Literary Festival at Dick Lovett’s gorgeous glass-fronted first floor showroom. Local literary heavyweights Gill Hornby ...

    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 Octob...

    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...
    Luxury Health Club offer: FREE personal training sessions
    We all know that getting fit is imperative to feeling great and looking our best but finding the right place to exercise can be the missing piece of the jigsaw.

    Make a wish come true
    David Chambers and his colleagues from Elcot Park Hotel in Newbury have taken on a challenge.

    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