Coronavirus Support

Bucklebury Parish Council want you to know that you are not on your own. If you are self-isolating and need help, here are the contact details of your parish councillors who will be
able to put you in touch with someone who can help with shopping, collection of medicines
etc, or simply to have a chat if you are lonely.

Vehicles on Bucklebury Common

Vehicles may NOT be driven by the public:

  • On the common.
  • On public Footpaths, Bridleways or Restricted Byways.
  • On Byways which have a TRO notice banning vehicles over the winter.
  • Where causing alarm, distress, or annoyance/where driven without due care & attention on a road or public place.


If you see any of this happening, report the incident to the Police:

Tel. 999 - life is in danger or the crime is happening now.

Tel. 101 – non-emergency crime/incident.

Online (or the Bucklebury/Downlands neighbourhood team).

Use the What3Words app to identify the location. 



West Berkshire Libraries now offer library members free access to national newspapers and magazines via the PressReader app.

For more details on how to sign up for access please see their website.

Blacklands Copse woodland management 2018 programme

Work has begun on the 2018 Blacklands Copse harvesting programme and is due to be complete by late September 2018.

The harvester will be thinning Cpt. 8c, 8e, 9b, 10a (see map).

Please do not walk in these areas and in in the loading bay during the work period. Please take notice of (conform with) all warning & instructional signs, as Health and Safety is of paramount importance.

If you have any questions please contact

Ralph Gascoigne BSc (Hons)

Wessex Woodland Management Ltd

01488 685 007 or 07818 417 824

M4 Smart Motorway Update


Please find below the latest newsletter from Highways England regarding the upgrading of the M4 motorway between Junc 3 and Jnc 12. The work is expected to be completed by March 2022.

Additional information and older newsletters can be found on the project website.