Cycle Event – 18th August 2019

We have received notice of a cycling event that will take place on Sunday 18th August 2019.  It is a non-competitive Adventure ride departing from Newbury Showground from 07:30am.  A section of the ride goes through East Ilsley and based on predicted mph of the cyclists, expect the see them in small groups between the…

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Tool Marking Event

Message from TVP: TVP are offering free ‘Tool Marking’ at the following locations – Control Tower Car Park, Greenham – Friday 6th December 10am – 2pm Market Place, Lambourn – Thursday 19th December 10am – 2pm John O Gaunt School, Priory Rd, Hungerford RG17 OAN – Saturday 4th January 11am – 2pm So bring your…

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TVP – Have your Say returns to East Ilsley

Have Your Say – Saturday 23rd November 2019 Tell Thames Valley Police about the issues that matter most to you and come along to a ‘Have Your Say’ which is being held on Saturday 23rd November at the following locations – High Street, West Ilsley – 1:30pm – 2pmNear East Ilsley Bus Stop – 2:15pm…

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Flood Action Campaign

There are 5.2 million homes in England at risk of flooding. Don’t assume it’s not you. Whether you live on a hill, in a flat or in an area that’s never flooded before, flooding can still affect you, putting your home, your possessions and your family at risk. In England there are over 5 million…

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West Berks Climate Conference

From West Berkshire Council: West Berkshire’s Climate Conference attracts over 300 attendees! Over 300 people gathered at a Climate Conference organised by West Berkshire Council on Monday 28 October. The event follows the council’s declaration of a climate emergency in July 2019. It’s one of the first initiatives to come from a new Environment Board established by…

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Cold Weather Information

Advice from West Berkshire Council: WBC have issued a ‘Cold Weather’ Leaflet with information and advice on what to do during Cold Weather for everyone in the area.  As of 1st November we will be at Level 1 which is a time for us to be alert and prepared for the cold weather to come….

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Pirbright Institute Drop in Event

Message from Compton Parish Council: Compton Parish Council has been notified that Homes England, the current owners of the Pirbright Institute site, are holding a drop in event regarding their plans to be submitted to West Berkshire Council’s planning department.    The event takes place on Thursday 7th November in the Wilkins Centre on Burrell Road…

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Manchester City Centre Incident on 11th October

Message from Neighbourhood Alert Support Team We have been asked to circulate the following message on behalf of Counter Terrorism Policing. Attached is the latest statement from Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson, Greater Manchester Police, regarding the incident on 11th October at the Arndale Shopping Centre in Manchester City Centre. 51827_UK_Protect_Incident_Advisory_11102019__1_ The message includes further resources…

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Neighbourhood Watch Meeting

Message from Angela Money BEM, Chair of Newbury and Thatcham Neighbourhood Watch. The next Neighbourhood Watch Meeting is being held on Monday 25 November 2019 at 7.30 pm in West Berkshire Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury and we shall be having a talk by Mark Godsland who is the Thames Valley Police Cyber Protect Officer…

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WW2 Veteran’s Portraits to go on display at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Press Release from Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum: Reg Charles, Oxforshire &             Laurie Weeden, Glider Pilot RegimentBuckinghamshire Light                 (c) Glyn DewisInfantry (c) Glyn Dewis A new exhibition of photographic portraits of WW2 veterans is set to go on display at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire…

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Rural Crime Week 7th to 13th October

Message from TVP: Rural crime is an issue for large areas of the Thames Valley, but it tends to go unreported. It can impact on insurance premiums, food prices and damage local communities. Rural crime tends to fall into one of four categories: agricultural, equine, wildlife, heritage. It can also fall under environmental crime, which…

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