West Berkshire Council is administering a further series of grant schemes to support local businesses that have been affected by the national coronavirus restrictions. The new Closed Business Lockdown (National Lockdown) payment came into effect on 5 January 2021. This one-off Lockdown grant will be paid...

Study into the future uses of Newbury town centre The Newbury town centre survey can be found at https://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=37751 Online survey deadline extended to 31 January 2021 In December 2020 West Berkshire Council announced the appointment of a multi-disciplinary team to undertake a major new study into the...

Public Protection Partnership Press ReleaseDate: 7th January 2021 Coronavirus – COVID-19 – Update from Public Protection Partnership Trading Standards Team As we move into a New Year in these unprecedented times we have seen a lot of courage, compassion and dedication from so many people, but it...

PRESS RELEASEDate: 11th January 2021 DON’T MISS THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRY FOR THE CIVIC AWARDS PIN-BADGE COMPETITION! Newbury Town Council is hosting a competition to find a winning design for their new pin-badge to celebrate their new Civic Award Category. The deadline for competition entries is Sunday 17th...

At the end of last year, the Home Office announced the funding settlement for police across the country for the next financial year. In Thames Valley, this means an additional £12.6m in Government grant to pay for an additional 179 police officers. The increase in...