Surprise donation to “Our Crofton Story” fund

Crofton’s fundraising efforts received a huge boost when an American visitor presented them with a £7,500 ...

Hungerford’s Tutti Day 2017

A short video of Hungerford’s famous and unique Hocktide ceremonies, organised each year by the Town and Manor ...

Introduction to local Heritage Railways

We are fortunate in this area in having access to several railway routes which are used by steam-hauled excursion ...

Eastbury Remembers Poet EDWARD THOMAS

Easter of this year, 2017, has a special significance in the village of Eastbury.  It is the centenary of the death ...

Permanent exhibition telling the story of West Berkshire

West Berkshire Museum is delighted to announce the opening of the Lives and Landscapes exhibition. The museum has ...

Wilton Windmill is the last remaining working windmill in Wessex. It still makes wholemeal, stone-ground flour which ...

Coronation Mugs and Other Collectables

By Stuart Miller-Osborne This article first appeared in the February 2015 edition of the Hungerford Arcade Newsletter ...

Last Saturday 21 May residents were delighted to see LNER Pacific Engine: 60103 The Flying Scotsman steam through ...

Sighting of The Tornado – Wednesday 11 May

Local photographer and train enthusiast Tony Bartlett reports on his sighting of LNER Pacific no. 60163 Tornado with ...

Swindon 175: Made in Swindon

“I am going to design…a Station after my own fancy.” Isambard Kingdom Brunel And he did rather ...