Take part in a focus group for older people [Posted: 22/05/13]

Posted May 22, 2013

Take part in a focus group for people aged 60+ as part of West Berkshire Council’s review of Adult Social Care Eligibility Criteria. When: 24 June, 2pm-4pm Where: Hungerford, West Berkshire For more details: Contact Deborah at WBILN deborah@wbiln.com West Berkshire Independent Living Network, Broadway House, 4-8 The Broadway, Newbury RG14 1BA Tel: 01636 760425 […]

ABC Course Training and Information with Cruse [Posted 15/05/13]

Posted May 15, 2013

The ABC course with West Berkshire Cruse qualifies you to become a Cruse Bereavement Support Volunteer which has an NVQ II national accreditation. Training starts in June at Shaw Church Rooms, Church Road, Newbury and ends in October with work being completed between sessions. The cost of the entire course is £240. For more details: […]

New Yoga class in Newbury Posted 08/05/2013

Posted May 8, 2013

A new yoga class has started at Energie Fittness in Newbury. Classes are for mixed abilities and run every Thursday from 7.30pm – 9pm. Cost: Free to members / £5 to non-members For more details: Contact Energie Fittness, Tel: 01635 550585 View the Yoga flyer

Free Health Walks across West Berkshire Posted: 08/05/2013


From Monday 13 May, enjoy a gentle walk (suitable for beginners) led by a qualified instructor in various locations across West Berkshire. For more details: Contact Chris Treacher, Northcroft Leisure Centre Tel: 01635 31199 Email: a4hwestberkshire@parkwood-leisure.co.uk View the Health Walks flyer and Walking for Health Timetable

Understanding Bereavement Course throughout May with West Berkshire Cruse Posted: 02/05/13

Posted May 2, 2013

West Berkshire Cruse are holding an Understanding Bereavement Course throughout May and have invited renowned speakers to talk on a variety of subjects. When: Thursday evenings from 2 May to 23 May 2013, 7pm – 9.30pm Where: Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury, RG14 2DR Cost: Individual Talks: £20, Complete Course: £60 For further details: Contact […]

Scarlet fever outbreak in Lambourn: Posted Friday 12th April 2013

Posted April 12, 2013

Child with a fever image

  Source: Newbury Today Reporter: John Garvey Chief Reporter Email: john.garvey@newburynews.co.uk Contact: 01635 886628 HEALTH chiefs have moved to reassure parents after a scarlet fever outbreak in Lambourn. Several children have been affected by the disease, characterised by a fine red rash which appears on the body usually in conjunction with a throat infection. The […]

NHS prescription fee rise to £7.65 comes in to effect today 1st April

Posted April 1, 2013

Girl having temperature taken

An increase in NHS prescription charges in England of 25p to £7.65 has come into effect. Health Minister Simon Burns outlined the changes earlier this year, and the government says exemptions mean 90% of prescription items are dispensed free. Read more about this on the BBC website here