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National ploughing competition to take place in north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: AMAZING WORK: One of the competitors in the annual ploughing match

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A NATIONAL ploughing contest will be held in Basingstoke and Deane next weekend as the event returns to Hampshire for the first time in over three decades.

Ofsted gives Basingstoke nursery top grading

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A NURSERY is celebrating after being given a top grading from inspectors.

Green fingered residents recognised for their hard work

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

GREEN-fingered success has been recognised at this year’s Basingstoke in Bloom competition.

North Waltham Primary School receives ICT award

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

PUPILS at a North Waltham school are in the right place when it comes to benefiting from 21st century teaching methods.

New leader of Everest Community Academy aiming high

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE new principal of a Basingstoke secondary school, which has been through a turbulent time, is focusing on making it part of the community again.

Green goddess wants to be Miss Earth

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A GREEN-thinking teenager from Basingstoke will represent her county in the final of a pageant which raises awareness of environmental issues.

Flood action plan drawn up for Buckskin

Basingstoke Gazette: Thames Water workers start the clean-up in Buckskin as the flood waters finally recede.

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A PLAN of action has been drawn up to try to prevent a repeat of the flooding crisis in the Buckskin area of Basingstoke.

A £5,000 boost for ten Top of the Town traders

Basingstoke Gazette: Top of The Town

3:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

TEN Top of the Town traders have each received a £5,000 boost to give the front of their buildings a facelift – thanks to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s new Shop Front Grant Scheme.

Magic duo win talent competition at Billy Smart's Circus

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MAGICIAN and juggler had the chance to perform in a Big Top circus after winning a talent competition.

Tesco hopes every little helps for former Smiths Industries site

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

AROUND 400 people attended a public exhibition to look at revised plans to build a Tesco store in Basingstoke.

War veteran Roy Dykes finally recognised with Russian medal

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A WAR veteran, who risked his life to deliver supplies to Soviet Russia during the Second World War, has finally been recognised by the country.

New chief officer appointed to lead Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A NEW chief officer has been appointed to lead Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) from the start of next year.

End of an era as Dame Mary retires

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:01pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TODAY marks the end of an era as Hampshire’s Lord-Lieutenant retires from her role representing The Queen in the county after two decades of service.

New mixed recycling banks could be removed

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Hayley Eachus tries out one of the new mixed plastic and Tetra Pak recycling banks

11:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

NEW recycling banks for mixed plastics which were rolled out across Basingstoke in June may now be removed, after the company collecting the plastics pulled out of running the service.

Pile of straw and grass set on fire at Crabtree

Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

11:12am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A LARGE pile of straw and grass was set alight at Crabtree Plantation.

Charity Mencap given community cash by Basingstoke supermarket

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A BASINGSTOKE supermarket has donated £250 to Basingstoke Mencap.

New trains to run from Basingstoke to London Waterloo as part of £210m contract

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:54pm Friday 5th September 2014

TRAIN passengers are set to benefit from a £210 million fleet of 150 new carriages.

New chief officer appointed to lead Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:43am Friday 5th September 2014

A NEW chief officer has been appointed to lead Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) from the start of next year.

MP calls for review following illegal felling of 500 trees

Basingstoke Gazette: Mystery surrounds why dozens of trees have been felled in Sherfield-on-Loddon

11:18am Friday 5th September 2014

THE illegal felling of 500 trees at a site in Sherfield-on-Loddon was raised in Parliament.

VIDEO: BCoT principal does Ice Bucket Challenge

Basingstoke Gazette: Anthony Bravo

10:39am Friday 5th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE students took great delight in watching their college principal receive a soaking when he took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning.

VIDEO: Popley Spotlight Centre and NAS take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

A BASINGSTOKE charity has helped to raise the profile of other local causes by taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Whitchurch set to star in pest control documentary

Basingstoke Gazette: Whitchurch Silk Mill

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

WHITCHURCH residents could have the chance to appear in a BBC television documentary following the work of female pest controllers.

Illegal workers discovered in Basingstoke Chinese restaurant

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

IMMIGRATION officers found three illegal workers when they swooped on a Chinese restaurant in Basingstoke – and the business faces a potentially hefty fine.

Exclusive interview with The X Factor stars Concept

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

A BASINGSTOKE boy band could finally have been given their big break after getting through the first round of auditions on The X Factor.

Schoolchildren learn how to keep themselves and others safe

Basingstoke Gazette: School of the Week - Eveswell Primary School, Newport. Keira Murray, Ovyaa Sridhar and Erin Reardon learning about First Aid. (4720357)

9:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

KEEPING safe was the theme of an event organised for schoolchildren.

Sentimental items of jewellery stolen in Brighton Hill burglary

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

4:17pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BURGLARS stole sentimental items of jewellery after breaking into a home in Brighton Hill by forcing open a patio door.

Basingstoke boy band Concept - the timeline of their success

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke boy band Concept

11:17am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have made it through the first round of auditions for the X Factor, after impressing judges with their rendition of Labrinth’s Earthquake.

Basingstoke boy band Concept through X Factor auditions

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke boy band Concept

9:07pm Sunday 31st August 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept were given the thumbs up from X Factor judges after auditioning for the show.

Family's tribute to diamond Jack, 86

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A FAMILY has paid tribute to a much-loved grandfather who died just days after celebrating his diamond wedding anniversary.

Hampshire pupils achieve better in SATs than average in England

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

3:36pm Friday 29th August 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Hampshire are achieving better results in their SATs than the average in England.

12 most bizarre stories covered by The Gazette

Basingstoke Gazette: Stephen Gough on his journey through Basingstoke

12:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Gazette has compiled a list of 12 of the most unusual and bizarre stories covered by our reporters over the years, from a buffalo being beamed up by a UFO to a poo found in a bag!

Whitchurch gears up for annual fete

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN ANNUAL fete will be held in Whitchurch on Saturday.

Children 'put at risk by Tadley after-school club'

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AN AFTER-school club in Tadley has been told the children in its care are at risk of harm.

VIDEO: Colleagues take on Ice Bucket Challenge in memory of workmate's son

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:51pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A CRAZE, which has swept across the world, arrived in Basingstoke last week when staff from a local business took on the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Tributes flood in for Alice Newbold

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:31am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FAMILY has paid tribute to an adventurous young woman who was found hanged in her flat by her father.

VIDEO: Website launch for Bombay Sapphire gin distillery in Laverstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:48am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOMBAY Sapphire Distillery is a step closer to opening in Laverstoke after launching its website where bookings can be made ahead of the October launch.

VIDEO: Basingstoke Town FC player takes on Ice Bucket Challenge - and nominates Keith Chegwin!

Basingstoke Gazette: Keith Chegwin will be one of the stars to appear in Cinderella at The Anvil this year

10:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

IT’S a craze that has swept the world as thousands of people take on the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for charity.

Family fun run cancelled after poor weather forecast

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:04am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FREE family fun day due to take place in Basingstoke this Saturday has been cancelled.

CCTV image released after victim almost had ear cut off on Waterloo to Basingstoke train

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:41pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIS is the CCTV image of a man British Transport Police officers are trying to trace after a passenger almost had his ear cut off in an unprovoked assault.

Cranbourne pupils dish up a treat

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AL FRESCO dining was on the menu as pupils at a Basingstoke school competed against each other in an outdoor cooking contest.

Hampshire County Council's school catering service receives award

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE service which provides school meals in Hampshire has been recognised for its commitment to using high-welfare pork.

Family fun day aims to encourage people to be more active

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

WORLD-class freerunning athletes from across the world will gather at a family event in Basingstoke next week.

Decorated table auctioned off for Basingstoke cancer charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A TABLE donated by a Basingstoke restaurant has been transformed by a group of artists and auctioned off to raise money for a local good cause.

St Michael's Hospice urge people to take part in popular fundraiser

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

IT’S a night out with a difference – and the annual Moonlight Walk is now open for registration.

Junior branch of Basingstoke Watch Group to meet next week

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE next meeting of Basingstoke Watch Group will be held in Overton when members of the junior branch will look at bats and moths.

Laverstoke gearing up for the launch of CarFest tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE sell-out CarFest event begins tomorrow when thousands of campers and day visitors will descend on Laverstoke Park Farm to enjoy a great line-up of entertainment and raise thousands of pounds for Children in Need.

Plans to build three traveller pitches near Sherfield Park submitted to borough council

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

IT WAS their worst fear – and now residents living next to land where 500 trees were illegally felled face the threat of the site being occupied by travellers.

Join our live GCSE blog tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette: Matthew England and Sarah Fewell celebrate

11:41am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TOMORROW is a big day for students as they collect their much-awaited GCSE results.

Kaiser Chiefs to headline CarFest on Saturday night

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:58am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Kaiser Chiefs will headline CarFest this weekend on Saturday night.

Pupils take on three peaks challenge for The March Foundation

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

PUPILS took on a mountain of a challenge when they climbed three peaks in three days.

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