IN this week’s Newbury Weekly News, a hedgehog was kicked to death after racing at the Hennessy Gold Cup.
In other news, police recovered a haul of Cannabis after raiding a property in Newbury.
Also this week, read how a cocaine-snorting grandmother stole £10,000 from a social club’s funds to feed her habit.
Meanwhile, Father Christmas signalled the countdown to Christmas in Newbury and we've got pictures of the crowds who turned out.
In this week’s Hungerford edition of the Newbury Weekly News, there’s an application to build 119 homes.
Plus we’ve the latest on the row over plans to site a knacker’s yard and horse carcass incinerator in the Valley of the Racehorse.
In Thatcham this week, plans for additional parking at the Henwick sports ground have gone in and councillors have been told they won't get away with not funding the town library.
And on the Hampshire pages, a Pamber couple have vowed to appeal a decision to throw out proposals to build a new village hall in Little London.
As always, there’s also a roundup of the week’s entertainment and sport, and of course this week’s £25 free fuel giveaway.