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It's day two of the show

The Royal County of Berkshire Show enters its final day

Chris Ord

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Foggy start to Royal County of Berkshire Show

It's day two of the Royal County of Berkshire Show and the Newbury Showground is already starting to fill up with eager visitors.

The Newbury Weekly News team are here to bring all the news and pics from the final day of this year's event.

Despite the weather thousands of visitors came through the Showground gates yesterday with up to 60,000 people expected to descend on the annual Chieveley across the weekend.

The weather is expected to be an improvement on yesterday with sunny spells and highs of 19 degrees forecast.

And as usual there will be more than enough shows, actvities and events to keep people of all ages and interests entertained.

Yesterday also saw the showground's new £1m cattle building used at the show for the first time.

Speaking to the Newbury Weekly News yesterday Daren Bowyer CEO of the Newbury and District Agricultural Society, said: "It has been ten years in the making so it' wonderful to finally see it finished.

"It is about future proofing the show and ensuring we continue to give the public access to see the best example of cattle from across the country. We wanted a permanent building to provide the best possible environment to showcase them.

"It is a fairly simplistic building but it adds so much to the show and really looks the part."

Visitors are reminded to expect heavy traffic around Chieveley with various restrictions in place, including on Priors Court Road, which once again will be closed between 6am and 8pm.

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