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Penny Post April 27 – May 4

Local News Visit the Local News section of PP website for this week’s Local News including planning issues, undemocratic pigeons, Hungerford Post ...

Fuel Pipelines under Hungerford

During the Second World War, German bombers flew over the UK on air raids, destroying homes, businesses, and the railways. In order to help reduce the ...

White Chocolate and Rhubarb Swiss Roll

Swiss Roll 2 eggs 110g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 2 tbsp. water 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp baking powder 55g plain flour icing sugar for ...

Green Machine Computers Ltd require an ad hoc Van Driver. Successful applicant will need to be flexible with a full clean license. Role will include ...

£250 Bluebird Grant for Supporters of Older People

Following on the success of their first two community grants awards last year, Bluebird Care Newbury, a local care at home provider, will be giving away a ...

South Fawley Cottage to Rent

3 Bedroom End of Terrace Cottage available from May 2017. £1,200 pcm This property has a good size garden and off road parking in a beautiful rural ...

Police Constable Samantha Silk (on Mallory) and Sergeant Spencer Kervin (on Trojan) visited Hungerford on Monday 24 April and I took the opportunity to ask ...

What to do when your rhubarb goes to seed and the plant growth slows down: Photo 1. Cut the central stalk with the seed head on, leaving enough length so ...

Penny Post April Quiz

Welcome to the Penny Post April Hungerford Quiz, a seasonal brain-teaser about things related to April, or Easter, or Hungerford, or some combination of ...

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 ...

Beekeeping in April

Beekeeping in April By the time April arrives beekeepers can carry out their first hive inspections of the year, taking advantage of the warm spring ...