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  • 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...

    Neale Marney's gift to Hungerford

    Wednesday, 16 March 2016.

    With over thirty three years experience in the Ambulance Service, local hero Neale Marney was well aware that emergency medical cover was declining and so set about creating a system of defibrillato...

    Unrest over proposed library closures continues

    Tuesday, 15 March 2016.

    Book lovers, usually a peaceful breed, have been goaded into direct action by the proposed library closures across West Berkshire. Local residents have been staging a series of protests to get the cou...

    Local School Feeling the Squeeze

    Monday, 14 March 2016.

    The town's needs may be growing but provision is shrinking. Hungerford Primary School is the latest victim in a series of cuts which have affected the library, local buses, the Children's Centre and...

    Vive La Resistance to Library Closures!

    Tuesday, 23 February 2016.

    Friends of Hungerford Library, the group which formed to oppose the planned closure of Hungerford's greatly loved community hub, is holding a public consultation at 7pm on Friday 19th February in the ...

    Proposed Library Closures Met With Fury

    Friday, 12 February 2016.

    When plans were announced last week to close eight of West Berkshire's nine libraries, Hungerford residents responded with anger and swift determination to oppose the plans. Irony seemed to be lost on...

    Extravaganza Christmas Market Raffle - Winning Ticket Numbers

    Monday, 14 December 2015.

    Winning tickets, who will each receive one of three beautiful hampers put together from an array of fabulous festive treats kindly donated by traders at the Extravaganza Christmas Market: 249, 933, 81...
    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