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  • Tea dance for Inkpen village hall

    Thursday, 11 September 2014.

    Trip the light fantastic and enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon tea all at the same time at a Tea Dance coming up at Inkpen Village Hall. The tea dance, which is in aid of fund raising for the village...

    Classic horse book sells for £2500

    Friday, 29 August 2014.

    A classic second edition book of illustration studies called ‘The Anatomy of the Horse’ by English artist George Stubbs (1724-1806) has just sold at Hungerford’s Great Grooms antiques showrooms ...

    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...
    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