• News

  • 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...

    Cattle back on the common

    Monday, 25 April 2016.

    What could be more spring-like than a new herd of young cattle grazing Hungerford Common? The new herd were recently turned out and have added a wonderfully bucolic feel to this beautiful stretch of ...

    EU Referendum - MP Wants Your Views

    Monday, 25 April 2016.

    In a rather unusual move for a politician, local MP Richard Benyon is keen to canvass opinion from his constituents ahead of the EU referendum on 23rd June. No slave to the party line, the independ...

    Lis Allen Strikes Again

    Thursday, 31 March 2016.

    The indefatigable Lis Allen, Hungerford's very own pioneering personal development advocate, has announced some new dates for her wildly popular Vagina Dialogues event as well as the creation of her...

    People power saves the libraries

    Monday, 21 March 2016.

    Few would describe West Berkshire as the home of radical protest but when the District Council announced plans to close eight out of their nine district libraries this year, local people rose up and...
    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