Judge to rule on Newbury Football Club pitch battle

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Newbury Today

The battle over the future of the former football club in Newbury’s Faraday Road has now gone to the High Court. The judge is now considering both sides of the argument, and is due to decide in three weeks time. Community football groups hired top legal help in the form of Kings Counsel to fight their case at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. The legal fees were funded by crowd sourcing. The court session was about whether West Berkshire had played by the planning rules – by agreeing to replace the old ground with a new ground at Monks Lane rugby club. West Berkshire Council owns the Fara…

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