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Aerial pictures of the ground from 1938! 22/06/20

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, June 22, 2020 23:09:14

EPW059798 ENGLAND (1938). Victoria Park and the town, Newbury, from the north-east, 1938.
https://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/en/image/EPW059798

EPW059801 ENGLAND (1938). The town centre, Newbury, from the north-east, 1938.
https://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/en/image/EPW059801

They clearly show the ground surrounded by open space (allotments) before it was moved sideways to accommodate the old A34 bypass (now A339) around 1963.



NCFG press release 22/06/20

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, June 22, 2020 22:20:28

Wednesday 24th June 2020 marks the second anniversary since West Berkshire Council took the totally baffling decision to close Newbury’s only football stadium which has been there since 1963 (and many years close by previously).

On this second anniversary 3 questions remain unanswered, namely:
– Is it just a simple case of Corporate Vandalism by the Council?
– Why have they done it?
– What happens next?