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  • 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...

    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...
    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