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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 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 ...

    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...
    We march to remember… Hungerford’s remembrance parade
    This Sunday the 11th of November the people of Hungerford will commemorate the heroic servicemen and women who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

    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