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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.

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.

Town says goodbye to dedicated beat officer

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 15th March 2015

A TOWN has said goodbye to its local beat officer.

Silk used in Hollywood blockbusters to go on show in Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 15th March 2015

SILK woven at a Whitchurch mill which has featured in Hollywood blockbuster films is on show in a new exhibition.

Basingstoke youngsters dress up as their favourite characters for World Book Day

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 13th March 2015

BOOKS came to life at schools across the borough when children dressed as their favourite literary characters.

Basingstoke boyband announce Haymarket concert

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 12th March 2015

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have announced plans to perform in the town at a one-off concert showcasing their new material.

Apprentice star visits Basingstoke school

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 9th March 2015

SHE might have been fired by Lord Alan Sugar, but The Apprentice runner-up Bianca Miller impressed students at a Basingstoke secondary school when she gave them a talk on employment.

Basingstoke McDonald's restaurant awarded 'Toilet Oscar'

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:56pm Friday 6th March 2015

IT’S official – a fast food restaurant in Basingstoke has top toilets after receiving a national award for its loos.

The Gazette's Chief Reporter talks about endometriosis during national awareness week

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:45pm Friday 6th March 2015

THE Gazette’s chief reporter Emily Roberts writes about her battle with an incurable illness during Endometriosis Awareness Week.

Festival Place shopping race back again

Basingstoke Gazette: Runners going through Festival Place for the inaugural Brackenwood Festival 5K

9:00am Sunday 8th March 2015

RUNNERS will race around a busy shopping centre at an annual sporting event.

Whitchurch residents urged to back green mission

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 7th March 2015

A TOWN is being urged to recycle to help a resident win a share of £5,000.

North Hampshire dog lovers ready for Crufts

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 5th March 2015

A MUM and daughter are hoping for a double victory when they enter their top dogs in the canine competition of the year.

QMC principal regrets having to make job cuts

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Thursday 5th March 2015

THE principal of a Basingstoke college said she “regrets” cuts which may see staff lose their jobs.

Town says goodbye to police officer

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:11am Thursday 5th March 2015

A TOWN has said goodbye to its local police officer. 

Police probe teen's death

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 5th March 2015

POLICE have arrested a woman in connection with the sudden death of a teenage boy who suffered a heart attack at home.

200 pupils miss out on first choice secondary school

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

12:27pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

MORE than 200 Hampshire children will not go to their secondary school of choice this September.

Lecturer up for top award

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A BASINGSTOKE lecturer who has transformed the lives of hundreds of young people has been nominated for a national award.

Basingstoke's first female bus conductor dies aged 100

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A WOMAN who was Basingstoke’s first female bus conductor has died just weeks after celebrating her 100th birthday.

Tributes paid to Basingstoke schoolboy who died of heart attack

Basingstoke Gazette: Plan to set up sixth form at Everest is criticised by college leaders

2:14pm Friday 27th February 2015

PUPILS and staff at a Basingstoke secondary school are mourning after a pupil died of a heart attack.

Basingstoke singer writes song to raise money for St Michael's Hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 28th February 2015

A BASINGSTOKE woman has recorded a single to raise money for a cause close to her heart.

WATCH: Video of Basingstoke man winding up his pregnant wife goes viral

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:17am Friday 27th February 2015

A YOUTUBE video of a Basingstoke man winding up his pregnant wife has received thousands of hits after it was uploaded two days ago.

Volunteer drivers needed in Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

VOLUNTEER drivers are needed to transport people to and from a singing session.

Basingstoke charity Inspero receives bank-boosting donation

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

A DONATION of £500 has been made to a Basingstoke charity to support its Grow to Go campaign.

Green Party candidate to meet with north Hampshire residents

Basingstoke Gazette: ELECTION: Green Party in Darlington announces its candidate for the General Election

2:00pm Thursday 26th February 2015

THE Green Party prospective parliamentary candidate for North West Hampshire will meet residents tonight.

Gazette Opinion - Respect for sergeant's courage

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 26th February 2015

EVERYONE will be sickened by the horrific attack on Basingstoke police officer Kerry Lawrence.

Children enjoy pancake races

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 27th February 2015

CHILDREN raced around a course while flipping pancakes at an annual event held at their school.

Basingstoke woman is making the most of her resemblance to a Disney princess

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 26th February 2015

IT IS an opportunity too good to just Let It Go so one Basingstoke woman is making the most of her striking resemblance to Disney’s latest princess.

Overheated freezer caused house fire

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:33pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

A HOUSE fire which destroyed a family’s home was caused by a freezer overheating.

Emergency evacuation at Basingstoke Aquadrome

Basingstoke Gazette: The Aquadrome at Basingstoke Leisure Park

4:33pm Monday 23rd February 2015

AN EMERGENCY evacuation was carried out at the Basingstoke Aquadrome this afternoon.

Urgent appeal from cat charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A CHARITY which helps re-home abandoned or unwanted cats has released an urgent appeal for new members and donations.

VIDEO: The moment a female police officer was viciously attacked in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:30am Monday 23rd February 2015

THIS video shows the moment a female police officer from Basingstoke suffered an horrendous assault in Church Square.

Electoral review planned for Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

1:51pm Friday 20th February 2015

AN ELECTORAL review will be carried out for Hampshire.

Schoolgirl lands role in English Youth Ballet production

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 22nd February 2015

AN OVERTON schoolgirl has landed a role in a ballet production, beating hundreds of other young hopefuls.

Russian evening celebrates country's culture

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 21st February 2015

RUSSIAN singing, dancing and music entertained an audience at an event to celebrate the country’s culture.

Singer talks to students about music

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 22nd February 2015

A SINGER-songwriter visited secondary school students to talk about his music.

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