West Berkshire Council


  • We are pleased to announce that we have taken the decision to reduce the subscription rate for each garden waste bin by £4 on a one-off basis for the upcoming 2021/22 season, which commences on 30 August 2021.
    01:09pm - 30 Jul 21
  • Castle Gate provides safe, homely environment
    08:06pm - 29 Jul 21
  • Cash available for Community Groups
    04:22pm - 29 Jul 21
  • We're looking for volunteers...
    05:25pm - 27 Jul 21
  • Buses are the country's favourite mode of public transport - used more often than trains and from more stopping-places across the country.
    04:53pm - 27 Jul 21
  • We need your views to make the Lido even better
    01:34pm - 26 Jul 21
  • Tell us about the sport and active leisure activities you enjoy
    01:19pm - 26 Jul 21
  • We have taken the difficult decision to temporarily suspend the green bin garden and food waste collection service for two weeks from Tuesday 20 July.
    11:31am - 22 Jul 21
  • Our Economic Development Team have just signed off agreements to fund 26 local businesses with a total of £112,852 through the Welcome Back Business Grant scheme.
    12:26pm - 19 Jul 21
  • Nigel Lynn will take up the post in the autumn
    12:29pm - 16 Jul 21
  • National Thank You Day set for Sunday 4th July
    09:30am - 1 Jul 21
  • Summer Reading Challenge starts 1 July; environment theme will inspire children to stand up for the future of our planet
    06:27pm - 28 Jun 21
  • West Berkshire Museum is continuing its series of exhibitions focusing on each of the parishes in the area by looking at Hungerford, a town with a very interesting history.
    04:00pm - 28 Jun 21
  • We want more local people to be able to take advantage of the economic opportunities West Berkshire has to offer, especially now that the economy is opening up again after the COVID-19 lockdown.
    03:28pm - 28 Jun 21
  • Strategy to address five key areas to make a difference to people's lives in Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham
    07:59am - 28 Jun 21
  • UK's first ever local government green bond recognised
    12:07pm - 25 Jun 21
  • We have teamed up with Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS), Thames Valley Police (TVP), South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), and the Environment Agency to support the Royal Life Saving Society's (RLSS) national Drowning Prevention Week campaign, running from 19-26 June.
    01:11pm - 23 Jun 21
  • Local people are being asked for their views on West Berkshire highways and transport services - from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities.
    12:04pm - 18 Jun 21
  • Compton Parish Council, alongside its residents, have been working together to create a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) to help shape the growth and improvement of the local area.
    01:31pm - 17 Jun 21
  • One of the main attractions of West Berkshire's district is our precious environment. More so over the last 14 months than ever before, we have all ventured out to interact with our landscape for our wellbeing and social connections.
    04:23pm - 16 Jun 21
  • West Berkshire Council has beaten out local authorities from across the country to win an award for Digital Innovation and Technology at the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Places and Transport (ADEPT) President's Awards.
    03:33pm - 8 Jun 21
  • Lido scheduled to open on 21 June 2021
    04:53pm - 7 Jun 21
  • Applications invited for grants
    12:19pm - 7 Jun 21
  • As we focus on the recovery from COVID after a very difficult 14 months, no one is more pleased about the next steps than businesses who are opening their doors wide to welcome back their customers.
    11:05am - 21 May 21
  • West Berkshire Council supports Keep Britain Tidy as it launches its Great British Spring Clean campaign.
    02:44pm - 18 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
  • Councillor Clive Hooker takes up the role of Chairman
    11:19am - 6 May 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
  • West Berkshire Council will be distributing lateral flow device testing home kits across its district from Monday 12 April.
    10:36am - 8 Apr 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
  • Blogs


    Development of the Lido at Northcroft Leisure Centre, Newbury
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-07-26
    End: 2021-09-05
    Results: 2021-12-05
    What's your leisure?
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-07-26
    End: 2021-09-05
    Results: 2021-12-05
    West Berkshire Bus Service Survey 2021
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-07-23
    End: 2021-08-30
    Results: 2021-09-30
    Parking Review Amendment 31 REF: 07883MS
    Statutory advertisement of Traffic Regulation Order
    Start: 2021-07-15
    End: 2021-08-05
    Results: 2021-10-01
    Draft Statement of Gambling Principles under S.349 of The Gambling Act 2005
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-07-05
    End: 2021-09-27
    Results: 2021-12-02
    Draft Vision for Newbury Town Centre
    Have your say
    Start: 2021-06-30
    End: 2021-07-30
    Results: 2021-10-20

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125