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  • Coverage now at 98%
    01:58pm - 10 May 21
  • Cllr Claire Rowles, who represents the Hungerford and Kintbury Ward, was appointed as the first Safer Street Champion, at the Annual Council meeting held on Tuesday 4 May 2021.
    10:24am - 7 May 21
  • Leader confirms Executive councillors for the year ahead
    04:39pm - 6 May 21
  • New booklet looks back at Covid-19 response
    12:47pm - 6 May 21
  • Councillor Clive Hooker takes up the role of Chairman
    11:19am - 6 May 21
  • Have your say on which courses are needed
    04:09pm - 4 May 21
  • Give your views between 30 April and 13 June
    12:41pm - 30 Apr 21
  • Getting a place at a preferred school is a great start to formal education
    08:51am - 16 Apr 21
  • Earlier this year, The Downs School in Compton was awarded Government funding of £232,000 to be spent on decarbonisation projects to help the school be greener.
    04:18pm - 15 Apr 21
  • West Berkshire Council's Housing Strategy to 2036 has been approved at the latest Executive meeting that was held at the end of March 2021.
    03:28pm - 14 Apr 21
  • Chief Executive Nick Carter announces retirement
    01:17pm - 8 Apr 21
  • West Berkshire Council will be distributing lateral flow device testing home kits across its district from Monday 12 April.
    10:36am - 8 Apr 21
  • Community transport continues to be available in Newbury and Thatcham
    08:21am - 7 Apr 21
  • Share your views and help shape our Public Rights Rights of Way Improvement Plan
    09:35am - 6 Apr 21
  • Additional funding and support offered to local business and town centres
    02:28pm - 1 Apr 21
  • Lottery has raised more than £124,000 for local good causes
    02:36pm - 31 Mar 21
  • Leader announces changes to Adult Social Care, Health and Wellbeing and Internal Governance roles
    01:52pm - 30 Mar 21
  • West Berkshire Council, in partnership with its waste contractor Veolia, is trialling four new recycling banks to increase collection of plastic waste. The banks will be for the collection of plastic pots, tubs and trays and will be available to use from Monday 29 March 2021.
    03:33pm - 25 Mar 21
  • Community testing initiative to launch to drive down transmission rates
    05:25pm - 4 Feb 21
  • Car park has been painted in dementia-friendly colours
    11:44am - 29 Jan 21
  • Council proposes solar farm to reduce carbon footprint
    09:04am - 29 Jan 21
  • Blogs


    Off Street Parking Places Amendment 13 REF: 007499MS
    Statutory advertisement of Traffic Regulation Order
    Start: 2021-05-13
    End: 2021-06-03
    Results: 2021-06-10
    Lifelong Learning Survey
    Take part in our survey
    Start: 2021-05-03
    End: 2021-05-31
    Results: 2021-08-31
    West Berkshire Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP)
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-04-06
    End: 2021-06-13
    Results: 2021-09-30
    Environment Strategy Draft Delivery Plan Feedback Survey
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-03-15
    End: 2021-04-26
    Results: 2021-07-26
    Active Travel Schemes to help the people of West Berkshire walk and cycle more
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-02-22
    End: 2022-08-22
    Results: 2022-11-22

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125