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  • 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...

    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 ...
    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Your business, new horizons in 2018
    The biggest threat to any business is inertia, if you’re not moving forward then you’re at risk of slipping back and in today’s competitive markets that just isn’t an option.

    Championing children’s charities for 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...

    Writers wanted
    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.

    The Three Swans head chef wins top prize
    Adrian Carolea was beaming from ear-to-ear as we interviewed him about his success at the Coaching Inn awards, where he was presented with “Head Chef of the year” at the 2018 ceremony.

    Spring workshops at Martin and the Magpie
    Martin and the Magpie have become a treasured asset to Hungerford town since they graced our high street some 8 years ago.

    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

    Blissed-out at Inglewood
    You know when your trusted hairdresser of ten years tells you he’s found a good spa that you need to sit up and take notice.

    Your library is about so much more than books
    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.

    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.

    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