Current West Berkshire News
Bumper crop of DofE successes in West Berks - Newbury Weekly News Group
YOUNG PEOPLE across West Berkshire were honoured at a ceremony marking their achievements in the Duke of Edinburgh's award scheme at St Bartholomew's School, Newbury on May 18. More than 400 participants rose to their various challenges as ...
Sun, 26 May 2013 05:15:50 GMT
Vicar arrested on suspicion of sexual offences against West Berkshire school ... - Newbury Weekly News Group
police man A FORMER Thatcham team vicar has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences against West Berkshire school children. The Rev Peter Jarvis, aged 49 and formerly of St Barnabas Church, was arrested on suspicion of grooming and inciting ...
Thu, 23 May 2013 14:34:54 GMT
West Berkshire boy receives gifts from Beyoncé - Newbury Weekly News Group
Fergus Mitchell, aged 12, who attends Thorngrove School in Highclere, recently wrote a letter to international singer/songwriter, Beyoncé, who, as previously reported int he Newbury Weekly News, is currently staying in a village on the Berkshire ...
Thu, 23 May 2013 05:11:51 GMT
Wildlife trust set to run West Berkshire nature reserves - Reading Post
The management of nine nature reserves in West Berkshire could soon transfer to a long-established wildlife trust. West Berkshire councillors decided on Thursday to enter talks with the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) ...
Wed, 22 May 2013 10:38:38 GMT
West Berkshire Council appoints two new executive members - Reading Chronicle
At last week's annual meeting Cllr Dominic Boeck, from Thatcham South, was installed as environment, waste and trading standards leader and Bucklebury's Cllr Graham Pask takes on the role of partnerships, equality and communities leader. Cllr Keith ...
Wed, 22 May 2013 12:04:18 GMT
New chairman takes office for West Berks - Newbury Weekly News Group
Mr Edwards nominated Help for Heroes as West Berkshire Council's charity during his year as chairman and numerous events raised £3,435. The ceremonial exchange of the council regalia took place to an applause from councillors as Mr Edwards handed ...
Sat, 18 May 2013 05:53:14 GMT
Healthy walks in West Berkshire - Reading Post
The circular walks will begin on different week days from Northcroft Leisure Centre and Riverside Community Centre, Newbury, Adventure Dolphin, Pangbourne, Nature Discovery Centre and West Berkshire Community Hospital, Thatcham and The Croft ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 11:02:57 GMT
11-year-old girl threatened at knifepoint in West Berkshire - Newbury Weekly News Group
police man AN 11-year-old girl was threatened at knifepoint in West Berkshire last week after a fight broke out between a group of youths. Police said that the victim was walking past the group as the fight escalated and was confronted by three of ...
Fri, 10 May 2013 05:30:21 GMT