Third Battle of Newbury in the press



These are some of the news reports about the conflict in Newbury, UK, in 1996. For a good introduction to what this was all about, read this.

The Guardian ( * = Eco Soundings)

Date

Title,details

Filename

06.12.95

Earth burst! by Camilla Berens

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15.01.96

Road protesters replant trees,p.5 (Britain)

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16.01.96

Chain reaction puts bypass gains in reverse, Owen Bowcott

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17.01.96

Newbury firms join protest at bypass, Owen Bowcott,p.5 (home news)

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18.01.96

Minister voices doubts over future of car society, Rebecca Smithers, p.7

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18.01.96

Police balk at cost of bypass duty, Owen Bowcott and Alex Bellos, p.7

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19.01.96

Road contractors `quit',Alex Bellos

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22.01.96

Bypass chainsaw plea,p.5 (home news)

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27.01.96

Newbury protesters prepare for end of the high life, Vivek Chauhary

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30.01.96

Far-sighted view from the tripod,Hugo Young

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30.01.96

Guards at bypass 'fear for health and safety' by John Vidal

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10.02.96

Prayers amid bypass mud,Gary Younge,p.7

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12.02.96

Bypass march claims protest record,Alex Bellos

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17.02.96

Mountaineers back protest, John Vidal

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21.02.96

Cold comfort of life on the road,Gibby Zobel

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23.02.96

Bypass bridge redesign condemned as illusion of wildlife concern, by Sally Weale

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06.03.96

*20 arrests,Granny Ash,RIP,John Vidal,G2,pp.4-5

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07.03.96

Treetop party...,John Vidal, front page

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08.03.96

Bailiffs' climbers defect,Gary Younge

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09.03.96

Road protesters brought down to earth, Gary Younge and John Vidal

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13.03.96

Climbers in hand to hand battles,J.Vidal,p.3

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15.03.96

Government denies bypass cash hitch,J.Vidal,p.6

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20.03.96

Special branch patrol,Jay Griffiths,G2 p.4

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21.03.96

Protesters win another battle,J.Vidal

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27.03.96

Tallest protest tree felled,J.Vidal

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01.04.96

Road activists plan busy summer,Alex Bellos

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03.04.96

*Eco Soundings, John Vidal, G2, p.4

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04.04.96

Music in our message,Gibby Zobel,G2,pp.8-9

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06.04.96

Battle of the lone pine, Jay Griffiths and John Vidal, (Guardian Weekly pp.22-26

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09.04.96

The bypass of justice,John Vidal,G2,p.13

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17.04.96

*Eco Soundings, G2, p.4

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19.04.96

`Agitators' add to protest cost,J.Vidal

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13.01.97

Unhappy birthday..., John Vidal, p.3

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13.01.97

Dawn eviction..., Geoffrey Gibbs,p.3

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15.01.97

Dark side of the roads, Paul Evans,pp.4-5

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29.01.97

*The hole truth..., John Vidal, G2 pp.4-5

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The Independent



Date

Title, details

Filename

08.01.96

Protesters at battle stations in Newbury, Danny Penman, p.3

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09.01.96

Road Rage, Danny Penman, Section Two,p.2

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11.01.96

Bypass protest scores another victory, Danny Penman, front page and p.2

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19.01.96

Bypass activists and the baronet's wife, Danny Penman

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10.02.96

Church rift over bypass blessing, Ros Wynne-Jones, p.11 (news)

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13.02.96

Protesters take bypass battle to road builders, Danny Penman, p.8 (home)

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19.02.96

Bypass to give `too little' gain for pain, Danny Penman, p.8 (news)

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19.02.96

Snail's place in protest folklore, Nicholas Schoon,p.8 (news)

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28.02.96

Court setback for Newbury protest (In brief)

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01.03.96

13 arrests after dawn raid to evict bypass protesters, Clare Garner, front page

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03.03.96

Police evict bypass protesters in dawn raid

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05.03.96

Bypass for first cuckoos...,Clare Garner

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10.03.96

Newbury climbers are `betraying friends', Charles Arthur, p. 10

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12.03.96

Top climbers in Newbury clash Charles Arthur, p.6

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15.03.96

Bypass threatened (In brief)

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24.03.96

Yet more snails emerge as threat to Newbury bypass, Oliver Tickell

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30.03.96

Protester hurt in fall (In brief)

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03.04.96

Last stand at bypass (In brief)

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04.04.96

Newbury oak saved (In brief)

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06.04.96

Eco-warriors undefeated,Mary Braid,p.17

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18.04.96

£6m Newbury bill (In brief,p.2)

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The Daily Telegraph / The Sunday Telegraph

11.03.96

Newbury protesters hatch nest-box plot

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12.01.97

Seven held as Newbury bypass demo boils over, Greg Neale, p.2

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The Times / The Sunday Times

15.01.96

Bypass protesters eligible for Giros, Nigel Williamson

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16.01.96

Protesters halt bypass

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14.02.96

Bypass evictions (brief)

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08.03.96

Newbury eviction defeat mountaineer,S.Farrell

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12.01.97

Violence flares at Newbury protest,C.Norton

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Evening Standard



05.12.95

`Eco-warriors' on alert for Newbury bulldozers

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