ou are in [People] [Freedom of the Town Recipients]

The Freedom of the Town awards were first made by the Town Council in March 2012.

The 2012 recipients were:

- Rod Desmeules - for his organisation and maintenance of the renowned Christmas lights, floral displays and flagpoles,
- Gwyneth Bullock - former town mayor, for her support offor social events, church activities and twinning events,
- Kathleen Walker - for her work with the Women's Institute, Croft Hall, Luncheon Clubs and CHAIN,
- Betty Grant - for her lengthy and outstanding contribution to the community, ongoing contribution to CHAIN and NWN Over 80s Christmas parcels, Royal British Legion and Tuesday Club, and
- the late Robin Tubb - veteran Town Crier and Bellman.

The 2013 recipients were:

- Jack Williams
- Bill Acworth, and
- John Hollister.

The 2014 recipients were:

- Robert James
- Hugh Pihlens
- Ron Tarry

The 2015 recipients were:

- John Newton
- Roger Beard

The 2016 recipients were:

- David Clayton - long serving director and producer with the Community of Hungerford Theatre Company
- Janette Kersey - who has served with the charity CHAIN for 20 years, 10 of them as chairwoman. Also given 25 years dedicated service to the Hungerford Surgery, is a former town mayor and a Hungerford Primary School governor.
- Neale Marney - an organiser of the Victorian Extravaganza, a volunteer first aid responder at civic events, the main co-ordinator for intalling and financing the town's defibrillators, a chorister at St Lawrence Church, and a Hungerford Primary School governor.

The awards were presented by the Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire, James Puxley, at a ceremony on the Corn Exchange on 14 Jun 2016.

Beryl Fowler -  A special award was made in December to Beryl Fowler, who had served as clerk to Hungerfrod Town Council for 32 years, chairwoman of HADCAF from 1994 until 2015, as well as many other acts of service to the community.

See also:

"Freedom of the town for 'outstanding record of service to the community'", NWN 22 Dec 2016.

- "Town's final honour for much-loved Beryl", NWN 12 Jan 2017.

See also:

- "Unique service to town recognised with three civic awards" - NWN 10 Apr 2014

- "Pair granted town honour" - NWN 14 May 2015

- "Freedom of the town for 'outstanding record of service to the community'", NWN 22 Dec 2016.