Thu, 06 Jun 2019
In this week's Newbury Weekly News, a local man tells us that he had “no hesitation” in jumping a barrier to come to the aid of a seven-year-old boy who fell from a rollercoaster.
Also in this week's paper, a technicality stopped councillors from adopting a petition calling for action over climate change.
Meanwhile, plans to open a community sports facility have drawn criticism.
And a charity ride out has raised more than £1,000 in memory of a Thatcham man.
In Hungerford news, there’s a new row brewing over hugely controversial plans to build 100 new homes in the town.
Plus: two brothers on drug charges are warned they could be sent to prison.
In Thatcham, tributes have been paid to a long-serving Thatcham Town fan.
And in North Hampshire, MP Kit Malthouse's bid for Conservative leader ends, it's another sweet success for Tadley Treacle Fair.
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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