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Contrasting stories from the last few days 26/04/21

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, April 26, 2021 17:39:41

Replacement football ground at Newbury Rugby Club to be step 4 facility

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/replacement-football-ground-at-rugby-club-to-be-step-4-facil-9196391/

Return of football to Faraday Road in Newbury is a ‘no brainer’

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/football-return-to-faraday-road-is-no-brainer-9196639/



LRIE again 30/01/21

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, February 08, 2021 20:58:14

Bid to pause London Road Industrial Estate project in Newbury is rejected

Phased approach to redevelopment will go ahead as planned

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/home/33518/bid-to-pause-london-road-industrial-estate-project-in-newbury-is-rejected.html



Football at the rugby club news 27/01/21

Uncategorised Posted on Wed, January 27, 2021 21:14:47

Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Newbury Town Council objects to converting Faraday Road into open recreational space

“Sport is clearly a much better use of the ground rather than general recreation”

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33326/newbury-town-council-objects-to-converting-faraday-road-into-open-recreational-space.html

Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Proposal for football ground at Newbury Rugby Club welcomed but more detail needed

Newbury Community Football Group responds to Step 6 facility project as nine risks identified

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/home/33335/proposal-for-football-ground-at-newbury-rugby-club-welcomed-but-more-detail-needed.html

Fri, 22 Jan 2021

‘Ambitious’ West Berkshire Council timetable for new football ground at Newbury Rugby Club

Council to negotiate with club with aim of March 2022 completion

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33420/ambitious-west-berkshire-council-timetable-for-new-football-ground-at-newbury-rugby-club.html

Tue, 26 Jan 2021

Concerns over suitability of Greenham’s Diamond for football ground site

West Berkshire Council has identified area as ‘plan B’ should Newbury Rugby Club option fail

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33462/concerns-over-suitability-of-greenham-s-diamond-for-football-ground-site.html



New ground at rugby club news 06/01/21

Uncategorised Posted on Thu, January 07, 2021 07:33:18

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33237/newbury-rugby-club-identified-as-preferred-site-for-new-sports-facility.html

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33175/concerns-lead-to-call-in-of-newbury-industrial-estate-regeneration-plans.html



LRIE news from December 2020 30/12/20

Uncategorised Posted on Thu, January 07, 2021 07:32:00

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/32840/plans-to-regenerate-newbury-s-london-road-industrial-estate-move-a-step-closer.html

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/32967/west-berkshire-council-set-to-spend-more-than-300-000-on-progressing-plans-for-newbury-estate-redevelopment.html

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33124/newbury-football-ground-would-be-churned-up-if-it-reopened-for-football.html

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/33125/west-berkshire-council-approves-345-000-london-road-industrial-estate-spend.html



More council criticism 26/10/20

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, October 26, 2020 18:19:07

Sat, 24 Oct 2020

West Berkshire Council refuses to apologise for ‘blunder’ which cost taxpayers almost £1mPublic money has ‘gone to waste due to poor project management’ claims opposition leader

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/32426/west-berkshire-council-refuses-to-apologise-for-blunder-which-cost-taxpayers-almost-1m.htm

Sat, 24 Oct 2020

Faraday Road football ground in Newbury being used as a ‘cash cow’ by West Berkshire CouncilTown councillors express concern it is being used to fund rest of LRIE development

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/32427/faraday-road-football-ground-in-newbury-being-used-as-a-cash-cow-by-west-berkshire-council.html



Cost of closing ground 22/10/20

Uncategorised Posted on Thu, October 22, 2020 18:44:43

Thu, 22 Oct 2020

Taxpayer cost of closing Faraday Road football ground in Newbury revealed. West Berkshire Council kicked Newbury Football Club out the ground in 2018

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/32396/taxpayer-cost-of-closing-faraday-road-football-ground-in-newbury-revealed.html



Recent press coverage 21/10/20

Uncategorised Posted on Wed, October 21, 2020 21:58:04

16th October
Council refuses to apologise for £1 million London Road Industrial Estate blunder

https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news/18799756.council-refuses-apologise-1-million-london-road-industrial-estate-blunder/?ref=fbshr&fbclid=IwAR1f9vUM3Ra_jTTQVeDWwm9uyMy2OSO7Ffnbwvi0U-RK8zC_aGAiKi85jns

Thu, 03 Sept 2020

Council to be quizzed over plan to redevelop London Road Industrial EstateNewbury resident will ask whether businesses will be forced out when regeneration gets underway

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/31841/council-to-be-quizzed-over-plan-to-redevelop-london-road-industrial-estate.html

Fri, 28 Aug 2020

Plans to regenerate Newbury’s London Road Industrial Estate move a step closerNew development brief has been published and gives two options for redevelopment

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/31737/plans-to-regenerate-newbury-s-london-road-industrial-estate-move-a-step-closer.html

Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Unanswered questions over West Berkshire Council inquiry into London Road procurement process’A lot of the questions that the public and the press wanted answering are likely to go unanswered’

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/31572/unanswered-questions-over-west-berkshire-council-inquiry-into-london-road-procurement-process.html

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

Newbury FC may be forced to permanently relocate to ThatchamConsultation finds no ideal site for new ground

https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/31324/newbury-fc-may-be-forced-to-permanently-relocate-to-thatcham.html



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