Living

  • News

  • Going the extra mile at Martin and the Magpie

    Monday, 01 October 2018.

    Martin and the Magpie pride themselves on offering outstanding customer service but this month they are going the extra mile to provide the best possible experience for their customers. From Sep...

    Free collection for your bike service

    Friday, 31 August 2018.

    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 Hunger...

    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, recognising ...

    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 ...
    Our top picks for the best in European Christmas travel
    This year you can really experience the delicacies and delights of Christmas custom from traditions across the continent with some of Fare Wise Travel’s hand-picked Christmas escapes!

    May your days be Holly and Bright
    Yes, there is no escaping it. Christmas is just around the corner and our attention will soon turn to decking our halls and garnishing our doors with beautiful seasonal delights.

    Taking you further with eBikes
    Electric bikes are revolutionising cycling, acting as a leveller and making the sport more accessible to people of all abilities, stages and ages.

    No ordinary school run… in the MINI Cooper 5 Door Hatch
    Raising children is a constant merry-go-round of getting people to the right places at the right time with all the required paraphernalia: school bag, check, lunch box, check, homework, check.

    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