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  • 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...

    Under the Bridge

    Wednesday, 30 November 2016.

    Given the proximity of the TOWNSITE™ offices in Hungerford to the railway bridge we can't help but notice the number of drivers that seem to be blind to the bridge height warnings. Last night it ...

    Beavers on the endangered list

    Thursday, 17 November 2016.

    Berkshire Scouts are desperately trying to recruit new leaders for their 1st Hungerford Beaver Colony. A rite of passage for our boys and girls, joining the Beavers is the first step to becoming a ...

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough

    Friday, 19 August 2016.

    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  ...

    Word's most famous Steam Engine blows through town

    Thursday, 09 June 2016.

    The Legendary Flying Scotsman thrilled railway enthusiasts and onlookers as its famous green livery and sleek lines sped through Hungerford as part of its London to Salisbury journey on Saturday 28t...

    Row, row,row your boat… all the way for Dingley!

    Tuesday, 03 May 2016.

    Having selected Dingley as their new charity for the Year today it was time for the staff of M&S to put some muscle behind their commitment to the children’s charity. And so they did, with a ...

    Unexplained death of local stalwart

    Tuesday, 26 April 2016.

    Nick Fritz, former president of the Hungerford Rotary Club and treasurer for the Hungerford and District Community Arts Festival has died in mysterious circumstances.  Police were called to his h...
    BMW donated for a good cause
    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 team needs the help of an appropriately qualified Doctor at the scene.

    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.

    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