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Thousands of pounds raised in memory of former Basingstoke radiologist

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 27th April 2015

THOUSANDS of pounds have been donated to Ark Cancer Centre Charity in memory of a popular leading consultant radiologist.

Petition launched after sex offender escapes from hospital

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:15pm Monday 27th April 2015

A PETITION has been launched to raise awareness of the hospital from which a convicted sex offender escaped last week.

Families take part in annual Oakley Sports Weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 27th April 2015

DOZENS of families took part in a popular sporting event in Oakley, which gave villagers the chance to try out different activities.

Emily Roberts enjoys a Virgin balloon flight over Hampshire and Berkshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:36pm Friday 24th April 2015

FLYING in a hot air balloon has always been something I’ve wanted to do, and although I did once go up in a flight from War Memorial Park, it lasted only 15 minutes before coming down by the Chineham Incinerator.

North Hampshire house to feature in Hollywood blockbuster

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 25th April 2015

A NORTH Hampshire house will feature in a film which is expected to be one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

Rooksdown families left disappointed following school places error

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 23rd April 2015

FAMILIES hoping to send their child to a new primary school in Rooksdown have been left disappointed after the council made a mistake in calculating the catchment area.

New residential buildings opened at north Hampshire school

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

TWO new £1.5million residential buildings at a school for children with severe learning difficulties have been officially opened by The Duchess of Wellington.

UPDATE: Betting shop one of two places targeted by thieves

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:52pm Monday 20th April 2015

A BETTING shop was one of two places in the town targeted by thieves last night.

Police cordon off betting shop following incident

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:31pm Monday 20th April 2015

POLICE are dealing with an incident at a betting shop in South Ham.

This week...a tidy home is not a top priority

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:24pm Friday 17th April 2015

LAST week my colleague Jessica wrote about her OCD regarding cleaning.

Police name driver who died in car crash

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

1:07pm Friday 17th April 2015

A MAN who died in a crash on the A303 has been named.

Basingstoke firefighters help save life of woman in M3 horror crash

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:37pm Friday 17th April 2015

FIREFIGHTERS from Basingstoke and a life-saving charity have been thanked for their help in saving the life of a woman involved in a car accident on the M3.

Parents told of mistake in primary school places at new Rooksdown school

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:48am Friday 17th April 2015

FAMILIES hoping to send their child to a new primary school in Rooksdown have been left disappointed after the council apparently made a mistake in calculating the catchment area.

Hollywood stars visit north Hampshire house for filming of superhero movie

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:28pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A NORTH Hampshire house will feature in a film which is expected to be one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

One in 10 parents not given school of choice for their child

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:24pm Thursday 16th April 2015

ONE in 10 parents have not been given a place for their child at their school of choice.

Enjoy live music in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 16th April 2015

LIVE music can be enjoyed tomorrow evening in Overotn.

Pre-election hustings event to be held in Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:30pm Friday 17th April 2015

A HUSTINGS event will take place in Whitchurch this month.

Gazette Opinion - Register now to save lives

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 16th April 2015

MORE than 10,000 people in the UK currently need a transplant. And of these, three a day will die waiting.

Grieving husband hopes heart-breaking documentary film will encourage people to sign Organ Donor Register

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 16th April 2015

HE HAD hoped for a happy ending - but a grieving husband, who features in a documentary about the harsh realities of waiting for an organ transplant, now hopes the tragic twist in his story will deliver an even stronger message to encourage people to sign the NHS Organ Donor Register.

Sports Academy launched at Basingstoke college

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 14th April 2015

A NEW sports academy has been launched by a Basingstoke college.

Care home could have registration cancelled

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 13th April 2015

AN OVERTON care home where residents were at risk of harm could have its registration cancelled.

Hospice chief speaks out on palliative care

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 13th April 2015

THE chief executive of a Basingstoke hospice has spoken out about the struggle to provide palliative care to everyone who needs it, following the publication of a national report.

Schoolchildren take part in Made in Basingstoke project

Basingstoke Gazette: County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

8:00pm Sunday 12th April 2015

AN ICONIC piece of Asian culture was the inspiration of a project by Basingstoke schoolchildren.

Hampshire Cultural Trust launch new Culture-Card

Basingstoke Gazette: ACCESS: Cllr Keith Chapman

1:00pm Saturday 11th April 2015

A NEW scheme which will offer families entry into various attractions has been launched.

Police deal with incident in Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

4:04pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

POLICE were called to an address in Whitchurch on Saturday to deal with a “domestic incident”.

Daughter's anger after report criticises 'inadequate' care home

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

“HE was lying flat on his back in a urine soaked bed. I thought he was dying” – those are the words of a woman who claims her father was not cared for properly at a home where residents were said to be “at risk of harm”.

Lambing event to support Overton swimming club

Basingstoke Gazette: Charlie Thorn, who runs the swimming club at Lordsfield Swimming Pool

9:00am Tuesday 7th April 2015

BABY lambs will be welcomed to the world by visitors to a north Hampshire farm, at a weekend event to raise money for an Overton pool.

Impressive birds of prey land at Basingstoke care home

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 6th April 2015

IMPRESSIVE birds of prey flew in to a Basingstoke care home.

Basingstoke action man takes on the Indian Ocean

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 5th April 2015

A BASINGSTOKE adventurer is hoping to prove that nothing is impossible when he rows across the Indian Ocean with an epileptic cancer survivor.

Phone box vandals strike

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 4th April 2015

POLICE are looking for thieves who broke into a secondary school and stole paint.

Gazette Opinion - Answers are needed from Beech Tree Care Home

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

ELDERLY residents living in care homes are vulnerable people.

Seriously ill teenager creates mural as 'lasting legacy'

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 9th April 2015

A BASINGSTOKE teenager has spent nearly 18 months creating a “lasting legacy” after being told he may not have long left to live.

Basingstoke man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following stabbing of twin brothers

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

2:13pm Friday 27th March 2015

A BASINGSTOKE man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the stabbing of teenage twin brothers.

VIDEO: CCTV footage shows men stealing mobility scooter

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:47pm Friday 27th March 2015

A DISABLED woman is appealing for help in finding her mobility scooter after it was stolen from the boot of her car in the early hours of the morning.

Schoolchildren take part in technology competition

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 29th March 2015

RESCUE vehicles to transport survival supplies across a ravine were constructed by students at an annual technology competition.

Gazette Opinion - An amazing response to the disappearance of Joshua Kemp

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE family of Basingstoke schoolboy Joshua Kemp must have had a terrible night on Monday as they waited for news of their missing son.

Crashes prompt speed campaign in Old Basing

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A COUPLE have launched a campaign to reduce the speed of traffic passing their home following two crashes in just a few months.

Report says care home residents are at risk of harm from infection and malnutrition

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 27th March 2015

A DAMNING inspection report has revealed that residents at a care home are at risk of harm from infection and malnutrition, and that staff are “stretched to breaking point”.

Phone box vandalised after paint stolen from secondary school

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:13am Thursday 26th March 2015

PAINT has been splattered all over a telephone box in Whitchurch after paint was stolen from a secondary school.

Playgroup investigated after child leaves premises unsupervised

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

AN INVESTIGATION has been conducted after a child left a playgroup unsupervised.

Marathon swim raises cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A BASINGSTOKE boy has raised more than £1,000 for a cause close to his heart by swimming 2,500 metres at his local pool.

Hundreds queue to meet Mary Berry

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:56pm Friday 20th March 2015

HUNDREDS of people queued to meet the queen of baking at a Basingstoke bookshop today.

Council apologises for spelling error on road sign directing visitors to famous author's former home

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:35pm Friday 20th March 2015

THE name of one of England’s most celebrated authors has been spelt incorrectly on a road sign directing visitors to her former home.

Primary school forced to close because of Black Dam Roundabout gas leak

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:49pm Thursday 19th March 2015

A BASINGSTOKE primary school has been forced to close for the day because of the gas leak at Black Dam Roundabout.

Gazette Opinion - Slim chance of a change

Basingstoke Gazette: South West Trains, Elmbridge

8:00pm Thursday 19th March 2015

THIS week South West Trains hit the headlines when a station announcer asked “only slim people” to sit on the three seater chairs.

Moderate air pollution warning issued for parts of north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:49am Thursday 19th March 2015

A POTENTIALLY dangerous cloud of air pollution is expected to blow across Britain today, and has resulted in parts of north Hampshire being issued with a health alert.

New charity shop opens at Chineham Shopping Centre

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 19th March 2015

A NEW shop will raise funds for a charity that supports people suffering from a painful genetic skin condition.

Tadley school completes dramatic turnaround following Ofsted grading

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A RESIDENTIAL school for children with autism has been graded as “good” by Ofsted following a dramatic turnaround since its last inspection.

High-profile figures quizzed in aid of Basingstoke cancer charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 16th March 2015

A CANCER centre charity appeal has passed a key milestone following the success of its latest fundraising event which raised £53,000.

Fitness fanatics to take part in gruelling challenge to pull in the pounds for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:15pm Friday 13th March 2015

A TEAM of fundraisers are preparing to run 10k in support of a couple whose one-year-old son died.


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