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  • Mixed weekend for hockey men Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Record opened the scoring for Basingstoke.

    BASINGSTOKE Hockey Club’s men’s first team had a busy weekend, recording their first league win of the season, a 6-1 victory over Chichester, but then going down to a narrow 3-2 defeat in the first round of the EH Trophy to visiting holders Guernsey. read more

  • Rugby star James Haskell raises cash for Sebastian's Action Trust on television game show Basingstoke Gazette: Haskell: England queue in front of him

    A RUGBY star raised £1,000 for a local children’s charity by appearing on an ITV game show. read more

  • Aldermaston RFC and Tadley Tigers suffer tough defeats Basingstoke Gazette:

    ALDERMASTON RFC fell to a second successive loss in the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Championship, going down to a shock 22-19 defeat away at bottom side Berkshire Shire Hall. read more

  • Painted pots will raise cash for Cancer Research Basingstoke Gazette: Sale street collection raises £350 for Cancer Research UK

    POTS will be painted at a Basingstoke event tomorrow to raise money for Cancer Research. read more

  • New home sought for piano Basingstoke Gazette:

    A NEW home is being sought for a baby grand piano. read more

  • Hamshire Fire and Rescue Service receives funding boost Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

    HAMPSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) has been awarded £4million from the Government to improve frontline services and strengthen its partnerships with other emergency services. read more

  • First Class special in this week's Gazette

    Don't miss our eight page first class picture special in this week's Gazette. read more

  • COMPETITION - Win a family ticket to The Haymarket's Christmas show Basingstoke Gazette:

    WE HAVE a family ticket to The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus at The Haymarket on Saturday, December 6 at 11am to give away to each of two Gazette readers. read more

  • AFC Berg shock North Warnborough in North Hants May Cup Basingstoke Gazette:

    AFC Berg caused a shock in the North Hants May Cup, the Basingstoke and District Saturday League Division Two side beating Division One outfit North Warnborough 3-1. read more

  • £4m given to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service from Government Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

    HAMPSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) has secured £4million in Government funding to improve frontline services and strengthen its partnerships with other emergency services. read more

  • Residents' Survey: People love living in Basingstoke and Deane Basingstoke Gazette:

    RESIDENTS across Basingstoke and Deane love living in Basingstoke according to the statistics from the 2014 Residents’ Survey. read more

  • Residents' Survey: People feel safe in Basingstoke and Deane Basingstoke Gazette:

    CLEARLY one of the most important factors in making Basingstoke a great place to live is how safe residents in the borough feel. read more

  • Residents' Survey: Keeping Basingstoke and Deane clean and tidy is a top priority for borough residents Basingstoke Gazette:

    KEEPING the borough’s streets tidy remains one of the most important council services for residents. read more

  • Residents' Survey reveals that vast majority of people are happy to live in Basingstoke and Deane Basingstoke Gazette:

    WE ARE happy living in Basingstoke and Deane – that was the overwhelming message from 96 per cent of people who took part in the latest borough Residents’ Survey. read more

  • Residents' Survey: Most people happy with services run by Basingstoke and Deane Basingstoke Gazette:

    EIGHTY-FOUR per cent of people said they were happy with the way Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council runs its services, compared to 58 per cent in 2008 and 77 per cent in 2012. read more

  • REVIEW: Wicked, The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton - until November 15 Basingstoke Gazette:

    IT’S perfect timing that the lavish touring production of the hugely popular musical Wicked has just arrived in Southampton. read more

  • Top BBC journalist who hails from Basingstoke to address FSB annual meeting

    A BBC journalist who hails from Basingstoke, will be a special guest and after dinner speaker at the Federation of Small Businesses’ annual dinner. read more

  • 'Stoke crisis deepens as RFU bring charges against seven members Basingstoke Gazette:

    THE Rugby Football Union (RFU) has charged seven members of Basingstoke RFC – including the chairman, head coach and captain – after the club fielded an ineligible player under a false name last month. read more


    THE BASINGSTOKE AND DEANE BOROUGH COUNCIL (TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE) (WINSTON AVENUE, TADLEY) ORDER 2014 Notice is hereby given that Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council pursuant to arrangements made under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 with Hampshire County Council in exercise of the powers of the said County Council and in exercise of the powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the Act"), and of all other enabling powers, proposes to make the following Order:- Reason for Order: The Council are satisfied that traffic on the road should be restricted or prohibited to allow for Hampshire Highways contractors to carry out repairs to the Highway Effect of Order: All traffic will be prohibited from travelling the entire length of Winston Avenue. Duration of Order: The order will come into effect on 3rd November 2014 for 1 year. (notwithstanding that it is expected the closure will be between 3rd November 2014 - 2nd November 2015) Alternative Route: Winston Avenue, A340 and Fairlawn Road. If you have any queries regarding the above please contact Rachel Clark, on 0845 6035 633 or email on behalf of Hampshire County Council. The exemptions under S 87 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and The Road traffic exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and amendment) Regulations 2011 apply to this order. Public Law Team On behalf of Lisa Kirkman Head of Governance and Commissioning Thursday 23rd October 2014 read more

  • Journey through the world of musicals at The Anvil on Saturday

    Don’t miss this musical feast featuring former stars from Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, The Producers and other hit West End shows. read more

  • Hampshire police commissioner launches new youth programme Basingstoke Gazette: Simon Hayes

    THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire has urged young people across the county to take part in a new programme. read more

  • Dancing on Ice stars to perform in Basingstoke Basingstoke Gazette:

    STARS of television series Dancing on Ice will reunite in Basingstoke this weekend as part of a spectacular nationwide tour. read more

  • Get your rental property ready for winter

    KIM Smith, branch manager, Leaders Basingstoke has sound advice for getting your rental property ready for winter. read more

  • Shire deal falls through after US firm pulls the plug

    AMERICAN drug firm AbbVie has pulled out of a £32billion deal to buy Basingstoke-based pharmaceutical firm Shire plc after the US Treasury announced new tax rules. read more

  • Ritchie Budd bags four as DG Athletic progress in North Hants John Ward Cup Basingstoke Gazette:

    DG ATHLETIC claimed their first win of the season, beating Nether Wallop 8-4 to progress in the North Hants John Ward Cup on Sunday. read more

  • UK house building hits highest level for seven years, reports NHBC Basingstoke Gazette: On the way: new homes are planned in the north and west of the borough

    NEW house building figures released by NHBC show that new home registrations have hit their highest level since 2007. read more

  • Hard-working scouts enjoy Mayoral reception Basingstoke Gazette:

    CUBS and Scouts received plaudits from the borough’s Mayor after clinching distinguished awards. read more

  • Basingstoke Live headliners scoop Mobo award Basingstoke Gazette:

    BASINGSTOKE Live 2014 headliners Krept and Konan scooped a Mobo award at last night’s award ceremony in London. read more

  • REVIEW: The Book of Life Basingstoke Gazette:

    IN Mexican culture, Dia de los Muertos or Day Of The Dead is an important annual gathering for families and friends to honour the memory of loved ones who are no longer with them. read more

  • Police officers prepare to embark on marathon charity bike ride Basingstoke Gazette:

    A TEAM of police officers from Basingstoke are gearing up to embark on a cross-Channel challenge to raise money for BBC Children in Need. read more

  • Bison gear up for big weekend on the road Basingstoke Gazette:

    THE biggest weekend of the season so far is the way Basingstoke Bison player/coach Doug Sheppard sums up his side’s road trips to Milton Keynes and Swindon. read more

  • arthur mann

    MANN On 8th October 2014 Arthur Alfred Mann unexpectedly at sea, aged 88 years. Beloved husband of Heather and much loved father to Sheila and father-in-law of Clive, Grandad to Tim and Tom and their wives Helen and Caroline, and great grandad to Lily, Elsie and Jessie. The Funeral will take place at West Berkshire Crematorium Bath Raod Thatcham Berkshire RG19 4LD on Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 1.30pm Family flowers only contributions in lieu of flowers to Holmwood and Moorland Health Care Trust C/o Geoffrey Church & Co 48 Bishopswood Road Tadley Hampshire RG26 4HD read more


    CULLEN Phyllis Jane Passed away unexpectedly on the 3rd October 2014, aged 73. Will be sadly missed by her husband William. The Funeral Service will take place on Monday 27th October 2014 at Salisbury Crematorium 11:30am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to be made payable to Guide Dogs for the Blind c/o A. H. Rogers & Sons 64 Market Street, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 5RD Tel: 02380 612435 read more

  • peggy purser

    Mrs Peggy PURSER 18.12.1935-10.10.2014 Funeral Service to be held at Worting Road Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday 30th October 2014 at 2.00pm. Flowers or enquiries c/o Jonathan Williams Independent Funeral Directors, 35-41 Essex Road, Basingstoke, Hants. Tel 01256 817603 read more

  • peggy purser

    In loving memory of our mum Mrs Peggy PURSER Who passed away peacefully on 10.10.2014 Leaving behind 8 children, 14 grandchildren and 22 Great grandchildren. Reunited with dad. Always with us. read more

  • peggy purser

    Our Mum Mrs Peggy Purser 18.12.1935-10.10.2014 Why are we crying Who do we feel so alone You left us now To find a better home. We will always think of you As each day appears Our sorrow will softly lessen And gone will be the tears. But our love will conrinue As each year goes by And we will wait for our calling To once again be by your side. read more

  • norman john wright

    Norman John WRIGHT 15.01.1927-3.10.2014 Passed away at home, aged 87. Will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Loving father and grandad to Beverly, Mark, Anthony, Hazel, Charlotte and Sebastian. Funeral service to be held at Basingstoke Crematorium on Tuesday 28th October 2014, 13:15pm. Donations to Cancer Research UK appreciated, flowers welcome to Alexander & Dry, 1 Seal Road, Basingstoke RG21 7NQ Tel: 01256 844663 read more

  • Al Larkin

    Al LARKIN passed away 20th October 2014. Today I lost a friend, surrogate father and the most practically knowledgeable man I have ever met. For those of us that knew him and shared his wisdom. "How lucky are we" Thank you Al read more


    Frederick STROUD Passed peacefully away on Friday 17th October 2014 He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends Funeral service at Bethany Gospel Hall on Monday 3rd November at 2.00pm followed by committal at Tadley Cemetery at 3.00pm. "With Christ, which is far better" Family flowers only donations to Bethany Care Home C/o Geoffrey Church & Co 48 Bishopswood Road Tadley Hampshire RG26 4HD Tel 0118 9814420 read more

  • Jake snarey

    Jake Alan SNAREY We only had you with us for a short while, but we will have you in our hearts forever. A Star in the sky for you. Your loving Mummy, Daddy and big sister Lily Louise. Funeral Service to take place at St Gabriels Church, Popley on Monday 3rd November 2014 at 2pm. No children to be taken to the church please. Flowers c/o Spencer and Peyton family-run Funeral Directors. Tel 01256 323165. read more

  • midge benett

    Midge BENNETT 01.11.30-25.10.13 1 year has passed, always in our thoughts From Husband Al, Mitzi, Frank, Charlotte, Becky and your great grandchildren. read more

  • Peter D'Arcy

    Peter D'ARCY passed away suddenly, but peacefully, on 15 October 2014. He will be remembered with love by all his family and friends. Cremation Service at Basingstoke Crematorium on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 11.45 am. Family flowers only with donations, if desired, to St Michael's Hospice c/o Spencer and Peyton 380 Worting Rd, Basingstoke 01256-323165 read more

  • molly draves

    In loving memory of MOLLY DRAVES 23/10/2009 A dear mother sadly missed Love David & Richard. read more

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