News & events

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 16:46
A music bursary fund, introduced by Greenham Common Trust, has been enthusiastically taken up by young children keen to learn an instrument. The £185,000 grant was made available to Berkshire Maestros last year. The original intent was to give...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 14:48
Much needed cash support has been given to Time 2 Talk, an organisation which offers counselling to young people in West Berkshire. It costs around £200 to provide eight free sessions of therapy and support to a young person. Often, this is...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:25
Members of Newbury Athletic Club and Team Kennet using Crookham Common Athletic Track will notice improvements in the next few months as they train for races and other events. The track is getting a well-deserved safety upgrade which will enhance...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:20
An additional helping hand has been given to the team at Chieveley Village Hall - meaning they are closer to making their multi-gym project a reality. Visitors to the hall have noticed a marvellous transformation over recent years, with improvements...
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 17:06
A unique and exciting, large-scale outdoor community event will be held on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September 2017 at Greenham Common. Internationally acclaimed artists will be involved in the event and everyone is invited to take part. The event...
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:15
A life-changing new cancer care unit and kidney dialysis centre will become a reality for West Berkshire patients in the next nine months. The new centre will form part of the existing West Berkshire Community Hospital, and has, in part, been made...
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:09
The deliberations have finished and Greenham Common Trust has announced the final list of six charities hoping to impress the judges at the 2016 Pitch to the Panel. The candidates are: 1st Burghfield and Sulhamstead Scouts Newbury Community...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 13:41
The hard work for Pitch to the Panel judges now begins, as they sift through the stack of applications they have received. This is the second year that the competition has been staged, and Danny Crates, medal-winning Paralympian, will be the keynote...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:15
Paralympian, Danny Crates, who enjoyed a glittering international career in athletics, has been announced as this year’s Greenham Common Trust’s Pitch to the Panel guest speaker. Chris Boulton, Chief Executive of Greenham Common Trust,...
Monday, July 4, 2016 - 09:45
A grant of £100,000 has been given to the historic Whitchurch Silk Mill to aid its campaign to revitalise the mill. Last year marked its 200th anniversary, and the trustees launched an appeal called ‘Preserving the Fabric’. The aim...