West Berkshire Council


  • West Berkshire Council has once again received the Certificate of Excellence in the Investment in Training Awards.
    11:01am - Today
  • Walnut Close care home has been selected for February's 'Community Matters' scheme at Waitrose, Thatcham.
    04:22pm - 17 Feb 17
  • West Berkshire Council's White Ribbon Giving Tree appeal has raised £353.50.
    02:11pm - 16 Feb 17
  • A decision on a new housing development in Sandleford, Newbury has been delayed.
    08:52am - 16 Feb 17
  • Extra funds sought to manage the impact of an increasing demand for adult social care.
    08:55am - 15 Feb 17
  • Councillor Roger Croft has been seriously injured while travelling in France.
    06:57pm - 13 Feb 17
  • West Berkshire Council welcomes Children's Mental Health Week.
    12:29pm - 10 Feb 17
  • Ward boundaries for district councillors will change from 2019.
    12:36pm - 8 Feb 17
  • West Berkshire Council are encouraging residents to see if they can make savings by signing up to the West Berkshire Energy Switch.
    11:15am - 8 Feb 17
  • West Berkshire Council has made positive improvements to their services for children.
    09:15am - 6 Feb 17
  • Passenger facilities at Newbury Station are to receive a revamp.
    04:07pm - 3 Feb 17
  • Road reopens following year-long bridge replacement project.
    02:11pm - 2 Feb 17
  • The Winchcombe School, Newbury has retained its 'Good' rating following an inspection by Ofsted
    12:09pm - 1 Feb 17
  • Plans for a new library service model have been unveiled.
    12:07pm - 1 Feb 17
  • Council responds to Serious Case Review published by the West Berkshire Safeguarding Children's Board.
    12:06pm - 1 Feb 17
  • Award-winning early music ensemble Charivari Agreable present this popular programme.
    03:38pm - 31 Jan 17
  • A new teaching resource has been developed to help keep young people safe from sexual exploitation and radicalisation.
    10:13am - 27 Jan 17
  • Advice and support for parents and carers of children with Special Needs and Disabilities.
    01:56pm - 24 Jan 17
  • The number of councillors could reduce from 52 to around 42.
    08:31am - 24 Jan 17
  • Newbury Library will be hosting Dementia Friendly Reminiscence Sessions.
    12:59pm - 20 Jan 17
  • If you are aged between 15 and 19 years old and want a chance to get behind the wheel, book onto West Berkshire Council's DriveStart experience day on 17 February.
    11:49am - 19 Jan 17
  • The relaxing power of nature and friendly companionship are at the heart of a new dementia friendly project.
    12:07pm - 11 Jan 17
  • West Berkshire Council is to take over the running of the Birchwood Care Home from 1 June 2017.
    05:13pm - 3 Jan 17
  • Construction of a new junction on the A339 has reached a major milestone, with the opening of a new network of footpaths on the west side of the A339 and in Victoria Park.
    02:01pm - 15 Dec 16
  • The 2016 Community Champions have been announced by West Berkshire Council.
    12:59pm - 9 Dec 16
  • Poultry owners should keep poultry and other captive birds indoors to reduce the risk of Avian Influenza.
    03:38pm - 7 Dec 16
  • As winter sets in, West Berkshire residents are encouraged to play their part and report issues with council-maintained equipment and spaces.
    02:42pm - 7 Dec 16
  • West Berkshire Museum is celebrating the changing fashions of wedding dresses and traditions in a new special exhibition.
    03:22pm - 30 Nov 16
  • Town and parish councils given more information how they could support local libraries.
    04:24pm - 29 Nov 16
  • Drop-in event for residents wanting to learn more about preventing flooding.
    07:56am - 28 Nov 16
  • Blogs

    Children and Family Services Improvement Blog
    Latest post: Phew! What a couple of weeks!
    A339 Widening and Fleming Road Junction Blog
    Latest post: A339 Project Update - End of Week 53
    Digital Services Blog
    Latest post: Booking Dot West Berkshire
    Re-designing how the council takes bookings
    Safer West Berkshire Blog
    Latest post: Recognise - Prevent and Safeguarding
    Planning Policy News
    Latest post: Compton Neighbourhood Area Designation
    West Berkshire Children in Care Council Blog
    Latest post: Past CiCC members say what difference being part of it made to them
    Health and Wellbeing in Schools Blog
    Latest post: Health and Wellbeing in Schools - update January 2017
    Public Health Blog
    Latest post: Take Part in Dry January 2017!


    Electoral Review of West Berkshire Council
    Have your say on our ward boundaries
    Start: 2017-01-24
    End: 2017-04-03
    Results: 2017-06-06
    West Berkshire Council School Term Dates 2018/19
    Consultation on proposed term dates for 2018/19
    Start: 2017-01-09
    End: 2017-02-24
    Results: 2017-05-24
    Proposed Nominations for the Local List of Heritage Assets 2017
    Have your say on the assets being proposed for the local list
    Start: 2016-12-22
    End: 2017-01-19
    Results: 2017-03-19
    East Ilsley Village - Introduction of 20mph Speed Limit REF 004815MS
    Statutory Advertisement of a Traffic Regulation Order
    Start: 2016-12-15
    End: 2017-01-08
    Results: 2017-02-17
    Housing Site Allocations DPD Proposed Main Modifications
    Main modifications proposed by the Inspector
    Start: 2016-12-12
    End: 2017-01-31
    Results: 2017-05-30
    Westbrook, Boxford - Proposed 20mph Speed Limit REF 004814MS
    Statutory Advertisement of a Traffic Regulation Order
    Start: 2016-12-08
    End: 2016-12-29
    Results: 2017-01-05

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125