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Birthday bus visits rural villages to showcase success of affordable homes

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:15pm Friday 4th September 2015

RURAL villages had a visit from a 'birthday bus' showcasing how communities have benefited from new affordable homes.

Basingstoke adventurer James Ketchell prepares for next challenge

Basingstoke Gazette: James Ketchell and Ashley Wilson after they were rescued in the middle of the Indian Ocean

1:02pm Friday 4th September 2015

HIS last challenge ended in disaster, but Basingstoke adventurer James Ketchell has already revealed plans for his next mission.

Legendary bowler Shane Warne opens Basingstoke company's new headquarters

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:21am Friday 4th September 2015

A LEGENDARY Australian bowler was guest of honour at a Basingstoke business to launch its new headquarters.

Police support motorcyclist safety campaign after nine bikers killed on Hampshire roads

Basingstoke Gazette: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

9:24am Friday 4th September 2015

MOTORCYCLISTS are being urged to improve their behaviour on the road as part of a police campaign.

Man struck on head with a bottle after being confronted by group of men in Rooksdown

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

10:40am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A MAN was struck on the head with a bottle after being confronted by a group of men in Rooksdown.

Basing View road re-opens as another closes

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:33pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A ROAD which links Eastrop Roundabout to Norn Hill is now open.

Offices without water and roundabout floods following leak at John Lewis at home and Waitrose construction site

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:17pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

OFFICES in Basing View are without water this afternoon following a leak this morning at the construction site for the new John Lewis at home and Waitrose development.

Vital pedestrian access to town centre flooded

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:42pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

AN UNDERPASS which links Norn Hill to the town centre is flooded.

Hampshire MPs come together to discuss ways to reduce offending

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

REDUCING offending in Hampshire was the topic of a meeting between MPs and those responsible for delivering probation and rehabilitation services in the county.

£2,300 stolen from elderly woman following distraction scam in Festival Place

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:10pm Friday 28th August 2015

THIS CCTV image shows two people police would like to speak to after an elderly woman had £2,300 stolen from her.

Basingstoke cancer survivor sails around the Solent

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

TEENAGE cancer survivor from Basingstoke slept under the stars during a sailing trip across the Solent.

Rare stained glass windows to be cleaned as part of ambitious project at The Vyne

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 31st August 2015

BEAUTIFUL rare Tudor stained glass windows in a historic chapel will be removed and cleaned in an ambitious project being undertaken by the National Trust.

Bramley mum completes solo Jersey swim

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A BRAMLEY mum is part of an elite group to have completed a solo swim around the island of Jersey.

Thousands head to CarFest South for first day of festival

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Evans with Pudsey

10:28am Friday 28th August 2015

A MAJOR summer festival held in the grounds of a north Hampshire farm begins today, as thousands of people are due to head to the site. 

Councillors raise concerns over major employer leaving town

Basingstoke Gazette: PRICE CUTS: SSE is reducing the price of its gas

10:08am Friday 28th August 2015

TWO Labour borough councillors have written a letter to the leader of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council following the announcement that a major employer is to leave the town.

Elderly woman and 49-year-old man charged following assault on four police officers

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:13pm Thursday 27th August 2015

AN ELDERLY woman and 49-year-old man have been charged after four police officers were assaulted in Basingstoke.

Kittens on road to recovery after they buried and left to die under pile of rubbish

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015

FIVE tiny kittens are on the road to recovery after they were dumped underneath rubbish and left to die.

Crowds cheer on Chris Evans and 'Dirty Dozen' as parade passes through Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:43am Thursday 27th August 2015

A PARADE of expensive cars made its way through a north Hampshire village yesterday, as spectators lined the street to watch.

Overturned lorry causes severe delays

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:55pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN INCIDENT involving a lorry carrying hair products has resulted in severe delays on a Hampshire road.

AA warns of travel congestion as 13 million drivers are expected to be on the roads over the bank holiday

Basingstoke Gazette: Fanum House, the Basingstoke headquarters of the AA

1:32pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE AA has warned that more than 13 million drivers are expected to take to the roads this bank holiday weekend.

Flooding forces Basingstoke bank to close

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:09pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A BASINGSTOKE bank has been forced to close because of flooding.

Met Office issues weather warning for Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:52am Wednesday 26th August 2015

A WEATHER warning has been issued this morning for the Hampshire area.

Learner drivers face five month wait for test in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke driving test centre

10:36am Tuesday 25th August 2015

STUDENTS learning to drive in the Basingstoke area face a wait of five months to take a test.

Basingstoke adventurer will not rule out another Indian Ocean attempt

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 24th August 2015

BASINGSTOKE adventurer James Ketchell has said he will not rule out another attempt to cross the Indian Ocean, after his latest mission ended in disaster.

Canadian walker visits Basingstoke on fundraising mission

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 22nd August 2015

A CANADIAN fundraiser who is walking 155km across five continents visited Basingstoke as part of her charity challenge.

Inquest hears how Kingsclere man died from heroin overdose

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke magistrates court reopens

1:00pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

THE mother of a young man who died of a heroin overdose said she did not believe her son wanted to end his life, an inquest heard.

Thousands raised for charity in memory of Charlotte Emily Riches

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 17th August 2015

THOUSANDS of pounds has been raised in memory of a teenage girl from Basingstoke who died in a road crash last year.

Basingstoke dancers perform at Disneyland Paris

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 17th August 2015

A GROUP of young dancers from Basingstoke were selected to perform in the iconic pre-parade at Disneyland Paris.

Marathon mum Nikki Savings looking for company on last mile of epic run

Basingstoke Gazette: Nikki Savings

11:08am Saturday 15th August 2015

A BASINGSTOKE mum who is preparing to run seven marathons in seven days is inviting people to join her for the last mile.

Basingstoke doctor Keith Thomson completes charity run

Basingstoke Gazette: Dr Keith Thomson

3:09pm Friday 14th August 2015

HE MIGHT be retired, but Basingstoke doctor Keith Thomson is certainly not slowing down.

500 AWE job cuts shock

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:32pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

THE Atomic Weapons Establishment has announced that it is proposing to cut 500 jobs.

Cheers! Here's to a £400,000 revamp of the Fox & Hounds

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:58pm Tuesday 11th August 2015

STAFF at a Tadley pub raised a glass to celebrate the completion of a £400,000 refurbishment.

Australian guitarists to put on concert in Whitchurch

3:03pm Friday 7th August 2015

CLASSICAL guitar music will entertain an audience at Whitchurch Silk Mill.

Inadequate Overton care home is improving

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

AN OVERTON care home where residents were said to be at risk of harm from infection and malnutrition has improved, according to a watchdog.

Basingstoke school wins teaching award

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 9th August 2015

A BASINGSTOKE secondary school has won an award for its excellent teaching.

Basingstoke executive embarks on 300-mile trek

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 8th August 2015

THE CEO of a Basingstoke-based domestic abuse charity has set off on a 310-mile trek to reach out to victims.

Rooksdown residents snap up superfast broadband

Basingstoke Gazette: Rooksdown residents snap up superfast broadband

3:02pm Thursday 6th August 2015

RESIDENTS in Rooksdown have had the highest take-up of superfast broadband in the county.

Oakley Village Show to take place this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 7th August 2015

OAKLEY village show takes place this Saturday.

Police arrest 13 men after group seen jumping from refrigerated lorry

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:52am Wednesday 5th August 2015

THIRTEEN people have been arrested after a group of people were seen jumping out of a refrigerated lorry.

£56k Lotto prize remains unclaimed in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:31am Tuesday 4th August 2015

A LOTTO prize worth £56,800 has yet to be claimed from a ticket bought in Basingstoke.

£9,000 raised for veteran charity at Highclere Castle's Battle Proms concert

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:41am Tuesday 4th August 2015

THOUSANDS of people helped raise an incredible amount of money for charity at a spectacular proms night held in the grounds of a famous castle.

Celebrity chefs entertain crowds at Top of Town food festival

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:37am Tuesday 4th August 2015

TASTY treats and mouthwatering meals were sampled at a special event aimed at attracting people to the Top of The Town.

Parish council approves Oakley new homes plan

Basingstoke Gazette: Manydown land - one of the sites earmarked for new homes

11:00am Wednesday 5th August 2015

AN updated plan detailing where new homes should be built in Oakley and Deane has been approved by the parish council.

Basingstoke dad who lost daughter to meningitis urges teens to take up vaccine

Basingstoke Gazette: Mike Olive

3:30pm Monday 3rd August 2015

A RETIRED paramedic whose daughter died of meningitis is urging teenagers to take part in a new vaccine programme to protect them from catching the virus.

REVIEW: Boyzone entertain crowds at Family Festival held at The Ageas Bowl

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:43am Monday 3rd August 2015

THERE was something for everyone at the Family Festival held at the Ageas Bowl on Saturday.

Plaque for Aldermaston war dead created at local school

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 3rd August 2015

PRIMARY school children will help a village to remember its fallen men of the Great War.

Teacher turnover is high at Basingstoke school

Basingstoke Gazette: Charlie Currie, headteacher of Brighton Hill Community School.

1:00pm Monday 3rd August 2015

MORE than a third of teaching staff at a Basingstoke secondary school will be starting new jobs in September.

Memorial stone unveiled for WWI hero

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:18pm Friday 31st July 2015

A FIRST World War hero was honoured this morning as a memorial stone was unveiled in his memory.

Overton's Rachel Hessom preparing for mammoth swimming challenge

Basingstoke Gazette: Rachel Hessom, who is training to swim both ways across the English Channel

3:02pm Friday 31st July 2015

A SUPER swimmer from Overton is preparing to cross the Channel both ways to raise money for a Basingstoke hospice.

Simon Hood quits Basingstoke Town Football Club's board of directors

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:42pm Friday 31st July 2015

THE director of marketing for Basingstoke Town Football Club has resigned.

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