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Penny Post Weekly Newsletter Aug 17-24

Local News   This week includes the Greenham Gap, a logo on a stick, Hungerford Post Office back online, planning priorities and Pavlov’s dog. Local ...

Local News Aug 17-24

Including A-level results, Hungerford Post Office back online, first aid in action, filling the Greenham Gap, Neighbourhood Watch, roadworks, council ...

Pork Steaks with Tuscan Beans

I’ve eaten this many times in Italy, but it tastes just as fine at home in England and is quick to prepare on a summer’s evening. Serves six. ...

Receptionist Vacancy at Andresa Aesthetics Skin Clinic

Andresa Skin Clinic is a warm and friendly exclusive skin health clinic offering the very latest bespoke, non-surgical skincare and anti-ageing ...

Daisy’s Dream charity celebrates 21 years of helping bereaved children

Berkshire charity Daisy’s Dream is celebrating 21 years of supporting bereaved children this year. Set up in 1996, the charity was started by local ...

Property Available in Hungerford, August 2017

Property available in and near Hungerford, August 2017. Property for sale A five-bedroom Grade II barn conversion on the Bath Road, £595,000.  Available ...

The Hungerford Club is staging its sixth annual Real Ale Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend (26-28 August). The popular and friendly sports ...

Apple trees always want to produce as much fruit as possible. During the ‘June drop’ each tree releases the small fruitlets it knows it cannot ...

Railway Quiz to Win a Family Ticket to Visit The Flying Scotsman at Didcot – the Answers

The Didcot Railway Centre invites you to visit the Flying Scotsman, arguably the most famous steam engine in the world, over the Bank Holiday Weekend, ...

What influences your decision on which car to buy?

Initial purchase price, depreciation, insurance, road tax and fuel economy are all big factors. But what about repair costs? The salesmen don’t often ...

Nature Notes

On Greenham Common, the heat shimmers off the heathland, blurring the horizon, and the cows gather to stand in the pools. We seek the shade of the alder ...