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  • 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 ...

    The voice of the silent majority

    Wednesday, 18 September 2013.

    As Hungerford's new district councillor James Podger starts his first term this month, he is resolved to be the voice of the silent majority: "The common sense majority seems to have little say whilst...

    You can get everything here...

    Friday, 23 August 2013.

    ...says Jon Snow! Everyone loves Hungerford High Street including, according to the Telegraph, Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow. In a recent Telegraph column Jon Snow declared that: “Hungerford...

    Hungerford - A great to place to live and visit

    Thursday, 08 August 2013.

    It seems we really do love Hungerford – according to a recent survey of town centre users over 90% of us think that Hungerford looks great....
    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