West Berkshire Council has appointed a multi-disciplinary team to undertake a major new study into the future uses of Newbury Town Centre. Led by HemingwayDesign, the team includes New Masterplanning, GL Hearn and Urban Movement.
We are proud to have a policy of planting 2 new trees for each mature tree we have to remove due to disease, damage etc. 48 were removed from Wash Common in the last year, so we wanted to plant 100 new ones to replace them
West Berkshire Libraries will reopen to visitors in limited numbers from Saturday, 5 December.
The reopening of libraries follows confirmation of the post-lockdown restrictions which see West Berkshire placed in the Tier 2 High Alert level. In line with these restrictions, customers will be asked to wear a face mask (unless exempt), maintain social distancing, use hand sanitiser as they enter the library, and provide details for Test and Trace.
The Mayor of Newbury has set up an online raffle to help raise funds for her charity The Mayor’s Benevolent Fund.
The Covid-19 pandemic has put a stop to the Mayor’s usual fundraising activities, especially around this time of year when, in previous years there would have been events in the Town Hall, including coffee mornings and quizzes.