West Berkshire Council


  • 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
  • We all know someone that goes the extra mile for the good of others and their community.
    12:18pm - 12 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
  • The fifth round of the West Berkshire Energy Switch is now open for registrations.
    09:01am - 1 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
  • The council will start maintenance and resurfacing work on the A339 on Monday 21 August
    04:32pm - 18 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
  • 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 Thursday 27 July.
    11:13am - 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
  • West Berkshire Council is offering a free Cyber-security workshop.
    02:23pm - 12 Jul 17
  • OFSTED inspection finds Children and Family Service to be 'Good'.
    11:56am - 7 Jul 17
  • West Berkshire Council offers Bikeability, a national cycle training programme from the Department of Transport, designed to help your child become a more confident and safer road user.
    10:49am - 6 Jul 17
  • Reassurance offered following Grenfell tower tragedy.
    11:42am - 5 Jul 17
  • Reading Buses, working in partnership with West Berkshire Council, have officially launched a new mobile app on the 'Kennections' local bus routes serving Newbury, Thatcham and the surrounding area.
    03:02pm - 28 Jun 17
  • Events will provide advice and support to carers.
    02:07pm - 12 Jun 17
  • Residents in Stratfield Mortimer to have say on neighbourhood plan.
    11:32am - 15 May 17
  • Blogs

    Tull Way Flood Alleviation Scheme Blog
    Latest post: Tull Way FAS Update - End of Week 13
    The Corporate Director of Communities' Blog
    Latest post: The Main Thing (Part 3) - Public Health
    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: Stratfield Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan
    Health and Wellbeing in Schools Blog
    Latest post: Health and Wellbeing in Schools - update September 2017
    Public Health Blog
    Latest post: How much have you moved today?
    Children and Family Services Improvement Blog
    Latest post: Drinking tea in the improvement garden


    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
    Autism Strategy Survey 2017
    Help us put together a strategy to help people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)/Asperger's syndrome
    Start: 2017-09-11
    End: 2017-12-10
    Results: 2017-03-31
    Public Path Order: divert part of Welford public footpath 15
    Proposal to divert part of the public footpath running in a north/north east direction across Easton Farm House, Welford
    Start: 2017-08-28
    End: 2017-09-22
    Results: 2017-12-22
    Public Path Order: to divert parts of Burghfield public footpaths 24 and 15
    Proposals to divert part of the public footpath running south west on the towpath at Garston Lock, Burghfield, part of the public footpath to the east of the Holy Brook, Burghfield and part of the public footpath on the south banks of the canal
    Start: 2017-08-28
    End: 2017-09-22
    Results: 2017-12-22
    Public Path Order: to extinguish parts of Burghfield public footpaths 2 and 22
    Proposals to remove part of the public footpath running south west of Searle's Farm Cottages, Burghfield and part of the public footpath on the western edge of Cottage Lane, Burghfield
    Start: 2017-08-28
    End: 2017-09-22
    Results: 2017-12-22

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125