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  • Audley Inglewood Club Open Days

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014.

    Audley Club, the superb swimming, health and beauty club at Inglewood is just one year old this month and in that time its growing number of non-resident members have enjoyed an increasing range o...

    Behind the scaffold

    Monday, 04 August 2014.

    What exactly is going on behind the scaffold at the Co-Op store? Due to end in mid-August, the building works have been all about restoring this grade 2 listed building to its original handsome go...

    From the Heart shop wins major award

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014.

    The best in the business, that’s Hungerford’s From the Heart High Street shop which, with its sister shops in the south, has just become the UK’s best greeting card retailer 2014....

    For the woman you are, the woman you want to be and...

    Friday, 25 July 2014.

    “Customers may come in with fixed ideas about what they want – but they often leave with something very different”, says design, couture and lingerie specialist Angela Knight. For Angela, li...

    Open all hours – armchair shopping for Hungerford

    Sunday, 02 March 2014.

    Shopping online means ease, convenience and being able to buy exactly what you want even when the store you want is closed. And those specialist retailers in Hungerford who seize the advantages of ...

    Growth and optimism for Hungerford business

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014.

    … a great place to invest Hungerford’s businesses report that economic growth in the town is on the up. As the UK economy grew by 1.9% in 2013, its strongest growth rate since 2007, Hungerford lo...

    Hungerford scoops prizes in West Berks Business Awards

    Monday, 18 November 2013.

    Hungerford scooped five out of nine major business categories at this year’s West Berks Business Awards, with the Hungerford Victorian Extravaganza winning the WBBA trophy for Tourism and Cultural e...

    Tomorrow's Guides

    Wednesday, 18 September 2013.

    Hungerford is home to some exciting and innovative businesses – from formula one racing car on-board cameras to highly specialised product design and development for industries ranging from medica...

    Financial planning - invest in it or pension it off?

    Friday, 23 August 2013.

    In this first of a Townsite Insiteseries, we take a look at the financial world and ask: Financial planning is all about money isn’t it? There are better things to do with income than pay into p...
    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