West Berkshire Council


  • Councillor Roger Croft has died following a collision in France.
    08:02am - Today
  • West Berkshire Council approved a proposal to create new Ward boundaries last night.
    03:05pm - 24 Mar 17
  • The council is supporting a project to raise awareness of the damaging effects of pollution in rivers to our wildlife and fish.
    10:40am - 23 Mar 17
  • Follow our live blog as we celebrate World Social Work Day.
    05:12pm - 21 Mar 17
  • West Berkshire Council has been awarded a £2.1million share of an £11.6 million grant from the government's Children's Social Care Innovation Programme.
    02:02pm - 21 Mar 17
  • West Berkshire Museum is delighted to announce the opening of the Lives and Landscapes exhibition.
    08:13am - 14 Mar 17
  • West Berkshire residents who may be paying too much for their energy still have time to join the West Berkshire Energy Switch.
    04:43pm - 8 Mar 17
  • Smoking in West Berkshire has fallen to its lowest recorded rate.
    12:58pm - 7 Mar 17
  • Local charity Swings and Smiles has moved house.
    04:55pm - 6 Mar 17
  • A new approach to better coordinate services for people with multiple needs has been launched.
    04:51pm - 6 Mar 17
  • Decision made to help save £580,000.
    09:42am - 3 Mar 17
  • Ramblers also volunteer to support Council countryside team.
    04:01pm - 1 Mar 17
  • The Ilsleys Primary School, Newbury is in the top 1% of schools in England for achievements in Key Stage 2 (KS2) reading.
    03:36pm - 1 Mar 17
  • West Berkshire's Domestic Abuse Service is using grant cash to provide special support to children who have experienced Domestic Abuse.
    03:24pm - 1 Mar 17
  • 90.7% of West Berkshire's Year 6 pupils have been offered a place in their preferred secondary school today.
    02:56pm - 1 Mar 17
  • Young people spent half term building a 3D printer.
    03:33pm - 28 Feb 17
  • We've teamed up with a specialist company that helps find suitable funding for small and medium-sized businesses.
    02:16pm - 23 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
  • 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
  • Road reopens following year-long bridge replacement project.
    02:11pm - 2 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
  • A new teaching resource has been developed to help keep young people safe from sexual exploitation and radicalisation.
    10:13am - 27 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
  • 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
  • Blogs

    Children and Family Services Improvement Blog
    Latest post: When the numbers don't add up
    A339 Widening and Fleming Road Junction Blog
    Latest post: A339 Project Update - End of Week 58
    Digital Services Blog
    Latest post: Seeing through the eyes of your users
    How your colleagues see things probably isn't the same as your users
    Safer West Berkshire Blog
    Latest post: Recognise - Prevent and Safeguarding
    Planning Policy News
    Latest post: Stratfield Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan
    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 March 2017
    Supporting Children and Young People to make informed choices
    Public Health Blog
    Latest post: Cake Culture in the Workplace


    Pedestrian Improvements on Northcroft Lane, Newbury
    Start: 2017-03-08
    End: 2017-03-22
    Results: 2017-03-29
    Stratfield Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan
    Proposed recommendation that the Stratfield Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan should progress to referendum
    Start: 2017-03-03
    End: 2017-04-18
    Results: 2017-07-18
    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: 2017-03-22

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125