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IN this week’s Newbury Weekly News, a West Berkshire councillor has blasted his own council for not doing enough to mitigate traffic problems at IKEA which saw shoppers trapped in their cars for four hours at the weekend; the second time in a month.

In other news, Olympic fever has well and truly hit Burghfield Common – with residents quite literally painting the village gold as they prepare to give a hero’s welcome to champion Chris Mears.

Also this week, Vodafone's former chief executive has said the company's future should always lie in Newbury. 

Meanwhile, plans for the future of Aldermaston's historic manor and grounds have been submitted. 

In this week’s Hungerford edition of the Newbury Weekly News, planning chiefs say Upper Eddington residents’ only option to overturn a controversial planning ruling is via the High Court.

In Thatcham this week, a headteacher has said his school is 'close to saturation point', councillors clash over the priory and demand answers over footfall monitoring.   

And on the Hampshire pages, a Tadley man with disabilities reveals he has had to hand in his notice, due to lack of transport, in the face of bus service cuts between Tadley and Newbury.

Our series of articles on the First World War reurns this week, looking at a Newbury man who was killed behind the lines. 

As always, there’s also a roundup of the week’s entertainment and sport, and of course this week’s £25 free fuel giveaway.

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  • Tommy

    25/08/2016 - 22:10

    Did a shop in Calcot Nr. Reading really deserve the front page. Not exactly Newbury news is it !!!

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    • grumpy

      26/08/2016 - 09:09

      Agree

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