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  • Elcot Park – return to splendour

    Monday, 09 June 2014.

    Contemporary fabrics and colours with traditional period features and detail The £300,000 first phase of renovation at the Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel has just been revealed and the investm...

    Competition success for local author

    Friday, 16 May 2014.

    Hungerford author Iris Lloyd has had another writing success as her World War 2 short story ‘The Potters Field’ has just been placed 4th in a national competition. Iris’s work is already nat...

    Hungerford station gets refreshments

    Monday, 12 May 2014.

    Hungerford’s early morning commuters have now got a new refreshment service....

    More funds for pot holes

    Monday, 24 March 2014.

    An additional £1 million of government funding is being released to West Berkshire Council to repair the epidemic of pot holes which have riddles the areas roads since the winter wet weather and floo...

    Chilton Foliat designer stars at London Fashion Week

    Thursday, 20 February 2014.

    Fashion designer Seraphina Davis, originally from Chilton Foliat, has been taking her bow on the catwalk at this year’s London Fashion Week. Seraphina’s designs starred on the international sta...

    New media – a very good thing

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014.

    Talking to Hungerford Townsite, MP Richard Benyon welcomed new media for Hungerford saying: “Newest forms of media can only benefit the town by filling the void of traditional printed media and by...

    Fancy a bike ride?

    Monday, 23 December 2013.

    It’s only about an 1100 mile round trip. And it’s a week-long bike ride through some of the most wonderful countryside of England and France. ...

    Life-saving 'defibs' for Hungerford

    Thursday, 21 November 2013.

    Automatic External Defibrillators save lives. Chances of survival after cardiac arrest decrease by 23% per minute and according Community Heartbeat a ‘defib’ unit should be available within five ...

    Fantastic photos – this year’s Hungerford Camera Club awards winners

    Monday, 21 October 2013.

    Hungerford’s talented photographers have been recognised in this year’s camera club exhibition and the best have become award winners. For best picture in the entire exhibition, Janet Taylor won ...

    Hungerford townsite expanding

    Wednesday, 18 September 2013.

    In its first few weeks of being 'live', Hungerford Townsite's pages have welcomed many thousands of visitors (thank you!) and even though we are still developing the Townsite's full range of contents ...
    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