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  • 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...

    Great sums for great causes

    Thursday, 19 November 2015.

    A HUGE thank you to everybody who attended the Hungerford Christmas Fair in the Town Hall at the end of October and helped to make it such a success, pulling in the pounds for some very worthy chari...

    Co-op gets back to its roots

    Wednesday, 14 October 2015.

    Following the banking scandal which tarnished the reputations of so many of our institutions, the Co-Op is launching a new initiative to win back the trust of the community by 'getting back to its...

    Co-op revamps to serve and support Hungerford's community

    Tuesday, 06 October 2015.

    Hungerford co-op to re-open following £270,000 transformation Improvements are in store at The Co-operative food store in Hungerford, which re-opens on Friday (9 October) following a £270,000 inve...

    Jane Buckle wows Xtra Factor

    Wednesday, 16 September 2015.

    Entertainer and Hungerford legend, Jane Buckle appeared on the Xtra Factor last Saturday 12th where she gave a spirited performance of one of her most famous routines, singing and dancing to Born t...

    And they're off...

    Thursday, 06 August 2015.

    Less than 24 hours after arriving in Hungerford, the convoy of vehicles and caravans which occupied the common yesterday lunchtime was once more on the move. Quick thinking and decisive action by the...

    Common assault

    Wednesday, 05 August 2015.

    Motorists driving through Hungerford at lunchtime on Wednesday were surprised to see a convoy of travellers take up residence on the Common. So far about 17 caravans have parked on the East......
    Ultimate Wedding Show 2018
    This September, Donnington Grove Hotel will be hosting their 2018 Wedding Show, offering a relaxed day out for couples tying the knot. On Sunday the 2nd of September they will hold an immersive wedding show...

    Donnington Grove Wedding Fair exhibitors preview part 3
    The third part in our series featuring wedding suppliers who will be exhibiting at the Donningtone Grove Country Club Wedding Fair on Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am.

    Everything you need for your wedding, at Donnington Grove
    Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am Weddings can be stressful, but they don’t have to be! Whether you are starting from scratch or looking for the final touches for your day, Donnington Grove’s Wedding show 2018 has everything you need to bring it all together

    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

    Luxury Health Club offer: FREE personal training sessions
    We all know that getting fit is imperative to feeling great and looking our best but finding the right place to exercise can be the missing piece of the jigsaw.

    Make a wish come true
    David Chambers and his colleagues from Elcot Park Hotel in Newbury have taken on a challenge.

    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Three Swans exclusive: 25% off your food bill
    The Three Swans in Hungerford are offering a sizzling summer deal this month for Townsite readers.

    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.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #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!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    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