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Fairground Trustee

Councillor Danusia Morsley has been appointed as a Parish Council Fairground Trustee for the period October 2021 to October 2025, replacing Tina Reade whose term ends then.  The Council thanks Tina for the term she serviced as a trustee.

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Library Funding

Owing to a £150k shortfall in the funding needed to deliver the library service to the district's eight libraries, the Parish Council agreed to pay a voluntary contribution of £3,792.00, roughly equivalent to £1 per parish resident.  The payment comes from the Council's "section 137" budget which is available to spend limited sums for purposes for which the Council has no other specific statutory expenditure.

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West Berkshire's Autumn Half Term Covid 19 Newsletter

West Berkshire Council has advised that we are currently experiencing a large increase in cases across the West Berkshire area; for context, they have more than doubled in the past week and are now at the highest since we started regular testing in the community.  

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Up-Coming Festive Events in Newbury

Halloween in Newbury: 25th -31st October, Newbury Town Centre (Dragon school, Dragon visits and Halloween Competition)

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Temporary Traffic Management along The Street - 25th to 28th October

West Berkshire Council's contractors will be undertaking the siding out work on the footway along a 700m section from Strawberry Fields to Kiln Lane.  There will be a temporary traffic management system in place during the period, including signals, along The Street.

Work will be carried out between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm on 25th-28th October.

Please note that, unfortunately, there will be a certain level of disruption and noise during the works.

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