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  • 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......

    Beeb back in Hungerford

    Thursday, 16 July 2015.

    The Beeb were in town again last Thursday this time broadcasting during the BBC Radio Berkshire Breakfast show. Susanne Courtney was the roaming reporter of the morning “People are so friendly her...

    Well, I Never Did! It’s Norman Wisdom!

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015.

    Local window cleaner Adam Winslet nearly fell off his ladder when he saw who he thought was Norman Wisdom walking through Hungerford. ...

    Picture perfect!

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

    Those brilliant photographers of Hungerford Camera Club continue to delight us with their award winning compositions. We are happy to publish the following, a highly commended shot called Peony’...
    Blooming botany
    Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

    VIP access at Donnington Country Club
    Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

    Aldbourne’s fun run is back
    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
    Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Championing children’s charities for 2018
    Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

    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

    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.

    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