Councillor Vacancy
08 September 2020
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Hungerford - Open for Business
31 May 2020

We are delighted that the majority of our local businesses have now reopened their doors. We welcome back custom and encourage your support for our local traders through these challenging times. The new safety measures that West Berkshire Council put in place along High Street and Bridge Street seem to be working well.

The attached plan shows where the new signage and ground markings were placed, along with the location of the suspended parking spaces.

A variety of posters available to businesses to help guide their customers around their shop safely, are being supplied free of charge. These are available to collect from Hungerford Town Council office on Fridays between 9am and 12 noon and on Mondays between 9.30am and 11.30am. If you cannot make these times please email and we will arrange a drop off.

We are continuing to press for a reduction in the speed limit to 20mph of which many traders and residents have expressed support.

Citizens Advice West Berkshire
23 July 2019

For current opening hours and information:

or contact the telephone helpline: 0300 222 5941

Carers Advice Service: 01635 516609

Outreach Appointment Line: 01635 516605

Help to Claim, Universal Credit helpline: 0800 144 8 444

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For clients who find it difficult to access services in Newbury, there is an Outreach Service for residents of Hungerford in the Hungerford Library building. Two sessions are offered on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday every month. To make an appointment call the Outreach Appointment Line on 01635 516605.

Hungerford Foodbank
06 February 2019

The Hungerford Foodbank Centre is located at Hungerford Methodist Church in Bridge Street and is open on Wednesdays from 13.00-15.00. Contact number is 07955 626621.

For details about the West Berks Foodbank visit

The Crisis Foodbank telephone number is 01635 760560.

If you would like to donate to the Foodbank, there are donation points in Hungerford at the churches, Tesco and Co-op.

The Foodbank website includes information about how you can volunteer.

Smarten up Hungerford
24 August 2018
Smarten up Hungerford
Police & Crime Summary
27 October 2017

A summary version of the Police and Crime Plan of the Thames Valley 2017-2021 has now been published detailing the five strategic priorities for policing and crime for the next five years. Please see attached document.

Neigbourhood Watch Hungerford
04 October 2017

Following a meeting led by Angela Money, Thames Valley Neighbourhood Watch Committee Member representing West Berkshire with Thames Valley Police, Mayor of Hungerford and Richard Benyon MP, local residents were encouraged to create a Neighbourhood Watch team in Hungerford.

The first priority is to find a Co-ordinator. If you are interested, please fill out the attached form and send it to The Head of Coporate Communications, Thames Valley Police Headquarter - address on the bottom of the attached form

Age UK Berkshire - Easy Shop
06 July 2017

Easy Shop is a service provided by Age UK Berkshire in association with the leading supermarkets to give you regular and reliable supermarket shopping delivered to your home. If you find it difficult to get to the shops, can't or don't want to shop on-line: whether you're older or a person with disabilities, Easy Shop is designed for you. Please follow the attached link to Penny Post for more details about this helpful scheme:

or contact Age UK Berkshire on 0118 959 4242 or 01635 522255,,

Business Directory
27 July 2016

For contacts for businesses in Hungerford, please follow the link to the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce website