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Systems Offline

We're upgrading some of our systems this afternoon, there will be intermittent access to the website and our Public Access system used to view and comment on planning applications, until approximately 6pm.

Apologies for the inconvenience this will cause, but we'll have things back up and running as soon as possible.


  • Theale Library had a full house at their recent grand celebration and re-launch event.
    01:59pm - Yesterday
  • West Berkshire residents have until the 22 October to send in their ideas and suggestions regarding making the A4 a more cycle and pedestrian friendly route.
    02:30pm - 17 Oct 17
  • Almost 400 people attended our recent Open Day at the Padworth Household Waste and Recycling Centre.
    12:13pm - 13 Oct 17
  • We all know someone that goes the extra mile for the good of others and their community.
    09:48am - 10 Oct 17
  • Come and discover all libraries have to offer!
    09:15am - 3 Oct 17
  • A FREE Social Media Workshop for Businesses in West Berkshire.
    05:46pm - 2 Oct 17
  • Author Holly Webb will officially re-launch Theale library
    03:25pm - 2 Oct 17
  • Following on from the success of the last few events, West Berkshire Council is holding another of its DriveStart experience days on Thursday 26 October. The day is ideal for young drivers, aged between 15-19, itching to get behind the wheel.
    01:04pm - 21 Sep 17
  • This year's Summer Reading Challenge for 4-11 year olds is drawing to a close. You now have just over one week left to finish your six books as the last day to complete your reading record is 30 September.
    12:35pm - 21 Sep 17
  • Come along to our next open day at Padworth Recycling Centre.
    03:50pm - 20 Sep 17
  • West Berkshire Council is consulting on changing its street cleaning and litter picking services.
    09:55am - 20 Sep 17
  • GCSE students perform well in 2017 tests.
    12:22pm - 11 Sep 17
  • A call to action from a West Berkshire Council employee has resulted in a team of volunteers going to Iraq to teach Kurdish refugees to sew.
    01:49pm - 7 Sep 17
  • New pump track is dedicated to the memory of Tom Slater
    04:24pm - 31 Aug 17
  • Developer appealed decision to refuse permission for 85 homes.
    11:39am - 24 Aug 17
  • Car parks across West Berkshire have been recognised as being some of the safest in the country.
    12:04pm - 18 Aug 17
  • West Berkshire Council has won an appeal made by two developers seeking to build 760 houses in Thatcham.
    08:20am - 10 Aug 17
  • Final phase of superfast broadband project begins.
    10:12am - 25 Jul 17
  • Inkpen Primary School has retained it's 'Good' rating following an Ofsted inspection which found it provides a good quality of education and a caring atmosphere in which children learn.
    11:17am - 24 Jul 17
  • Fancy yourself as a super sleuth? Then come and take part in the Animal Antics Summer Reading Challenge at your local West Berkshire library.
    02:04pm - 13 Jul 17
  • OFSTED inspection finds Children and Family Service to be 'Good'.
    11:56am - 7 Jul 17
  • Blogs

    Tull Way Flood Alleviation Scheme Blog
    Latest post: Tull Way FAS Update - End of Week 18
    The Corporate Director of Communities' Blog
    Latest post: The Main Thing (Part four) - Fragments
    Digital Services Blog
    Latest post: Time Shift
    Our website isn't just for when other channels are unavailable
    Building Communities Together Blog
    Latest post: Recognise - Prevent and Safeguarding
    Planning Policy News
    Latest post: Draft refresh of the Newbury Town Design Statement
    Health and Wellbeing in Schools Blog
    Latest post: Health and Wellbeing in Schools - update September 2017
    Public Health Blog
    Latest post: Are you ready to Have a Word about alcohol?


    Cultural and Heritage Services User Survey 2017
    We're seeking your views about Shaw House, the West Berkshire Museum and our heritage services
    Start: 2017-10-16
    End: 2017-12-10
    Results: 2018-03-11
    Draft Refresh of the Newbury Town Design Statement
    Have your say on the proposed changes
    Start: 2017-10-06
    End: 2017-11-17
    Results: 2018-01-31
    A4 Cycle Improvements
    Improving cycling conditions along the A4 from Newbury to Thatcham
    Start: 2017-10-01
    End: 2017-10-22
    Results: 2017-11-15
    Boundary Commission for England (BCE) Proposed Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries
    Have your say on proposals to revise parliamentary boundaries
    Start: 2017-09-20
    End: 2017-12-12
    Results: 2018-09-30
    Proposed Changes to the Street Cleansing and Litter Picking Services 2018
    Have your say on proposed changes to services
    Start: 2017-09-20
    End: 2017-10-31
    Results: 2017-12-23
    Sports and Leisure Satisfaction Survey 2017
    We are carrying out a survey of our leisure centre users as part of our ongoing improvement programmes at the leisure centres
    Start: 2017-09-11
    End: 2017-10-29
    Results: 2018-01-29

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125