Lockdown continues until Wed 2nd December

Official list of lockdown rules

Sue & Lanie's Thursday pop-up shop at the village hall continues for bread, eggs and NWNs. Order via the village WhatsApp.

See the Pennypost list of local takeaway and food delivery services here.

The White Hart is offering takeaway Saviour ales, cider, lager and wines every Saturday in November. Order using the ServedBy app or by clicking here, prior to collection on Saturday between 1pm and 4pm. 

After 2nd December West Berkshire operates in Tier 2

Tier 2 rules here.

The White Hart will reopen on Thursday 3rd.

Newbury library will reopen under Covid rules. Visit the library site, ring 01635 519813 or email library@westberks.gov.uk.

Mobile library service will resume.

Library books can also be delivered to those who are unable to collect.

23rd to 27th December: what you can do at Christmas




Covid-19 latest official stats

Recent infection rate, hospital admissions and deaths: West Berkshire detail  here.

You may also find this presentation from the BBC helpful.

For latest national figures see here.



The September issue of the Hamstead Hornet can be seen here, carrying news , pictures and planning applications.

Village property for sale

Hawthorne Cottage, also known as 27 Hamstead Marshall, recently offered by Marc Allen for £825,000, is sold subject to contract.