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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...
    A Valentine’s to remember at Donnington Grove
    Enjoy a romantic meal for two at Donnington Grove this Valentine’s day, in the stylish backdrop of the newly refurbished Beau’s Bar & Restaurant.

    Your next mountain is waiting in 2019 – try trekking in Nepal
    Booking now for Spring and Autumn 2019, Fare Wise Travel offer the epitome of physical endurance and spiritual enlightenment with bespoke Himalayan adventures.

    The ultimate lifetime trip: Canada
    Canada is a country of immense beauty and diversity. A destination that is best enjoyed over a few weeks, you can experience spectacular wildlife and stunning scenery whilst taking in historic towns natural parks and deluxe resorts

    No excuse not to keep fit this winter
    Do you find that the winter shroud of darkness just makes you retreat to the warmth and comfort of your home

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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