West Berkshire Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are set to reopen to allow residents the opportunity to dispose of waste and recycling that cannot be safely stored at home. This follows publication by the government of updated guidance indicating that visits to recycling centres...

At the daily press briefing recently (Saturday 18 April), the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, underlined the importance of public parks and open spaces remaining open but ensuring they were accessible for local people during this time. Guidance has been...

A new Primary Care Hub has been opened at Newbury RacecourseThe space has been specially adapted to support local people with coronavirus symptoms who require clinical assessment in the community. The hub is only available to patients who have already gone through a structured medical triage...

Update: 15/04/20 - West Berkshire Council have released an update and guidance on waste collections in West Berkshire during the Coronavirus pandemic. Waste Services- If you are unsure of your bin collection days, you can check using the following link: https://citizen.westberks.gov.uk/binday- All recycling and rubbish bins should...

The Government has launched a free Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp. The new service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), to further reduce the burden on NHS services and prevent the spread of false information. The service links users...