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£70,000 given for smartphone technology to help haemophilia patients

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:12am Friday 21st November 2014

FUNDS of £70,000 have been given to benefit patients with haemophilia, to enable them to access medical advice via smartphones.

Science, celebrity gossip and photography Hampshire e-magazine download list

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

HAMPSHIRE is a county of budding scientists, celebrity-watchers and amateur photographers, judging from the most popular e-magazine downloads available from local libraries.

Crackdown on illegal parking in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette: Double yellow lines, parking restrictions

6:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

OVERTON Parish Council is looking to tighten up on parking enforcement.

Hook offices and homes targeted by Russian website hackers

Basingstoke Gazette: Virgin Media to shed 2,000 jobs

5:00pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A COMPANY based in Hook is believed to be one of those targeted by hackers who are hosting hundreds of live feeds of footage from CCTV cameras, webcams and even baby monitors in the UK.

History talk to take place tonight

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5:00pm Thursday 20th November 2014

THE changes made to Kempshott since the 1930s will be the topic of a history society meeting tonight.

Police covering Overton received 29 calls in September

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

9:00am Friday 21st November 2014

POLICE covering Overton received 29 calls in September, of which eight were regarding crime.

Pupils at The Hurst Community College pay tribute to victims of First World War

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

A SEA of red poppies cascaded from a stage at a secondary school, replicating the famous display created in London.

People of north Hampshire do their bit for Children in Need

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 20th November 2014

IT RAISED a whopping £32.6million – and generous fundraisers in the borough certainly did their bit to contribute to the record-breaking total made during this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal.

Christmas fair will raise money for Diabetes UK

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:30pm Friday 21st November 2014

A CHARITY Christmas fair will raise funds for Diabetes UK.

Morrisons to offer pensioners free mince pies and coffee

Basingstoke Gazette: TREAT: Visit Morrisons in Barry in December and enjoy a mince pie

7:30am Friday 21st November 2014

A BASINGSTOKE supermarket is to offer pensioners a free mince pie and coffee.

Plans to extend Great Binfields Primary School to go on display

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 21st November 2014

PLANS to extend a Chineham primary school will go on display next week.

Scouts from Basingstoke meet Pudsey Bear at Paultons Park

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

SCOUTS, Cubs and Beavers from Basingstoke were among thousands from across Hamp-shire who joined together for a celebratory day at a theme park.

Basingstoke couple come down to earth with a bump after hot air balloon proposal

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

ONE minute they were celebrating their engagement – the next, a couple from Basingstoke were involved in an unexpected landing after the hot air balloon they were travelling in came down in a residential area of the town.

Care home residents enjoy animal-assisted therapy

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

A CRAB, a frog, a snake, a millipede and a rat were just some of the creatures admired by residents of a local care home.

Video of Spider-Man meeting Basingstoke boy with brain tumour goes viral

Basingstoke Gazette: Michael Wilson and son Jayden with Jayden's sister Ella and mum Louise

5:36pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A VIDEO of a terminally ill little boy from Basingstoke meeting his superhero has gone viral on the internet – and has been watched by over a million people.

Are you a typical Gazette reader or Costa Coffee drinker?

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5:03pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

BASINGSTOKE has nine of them - and now, new data released by YouGov reveals the typical person who visits Costa Coffee.

Virgin hot air balloon lands in Kempshott

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:26pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

IT WAS headed for War Memorial Park, but a hot air balloon ended up landing in a residential area of Basingstoke this afternoon because the wind was not strong enough to carry it any further.

Two cars crash on Winchester Road

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9:49am Tuesday 18th November 2014

TWO cars were involved in a crash this morning on Winchester Road.

Revealed - worst RG postcodes for driving offences

Basingstoke Gazette: Mobile speed camera locations across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset

9:09am Tuesday 18th November 2014

OVER 2,000 fixed penalty notices were issued for driving offences in the Basingstoke and Deane area last year, new figures have shown.

Men battle it out in strongman competition

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 16th November 2014

A GROUP of men pushed their bodies to the limit when they competed against each other in a strongman competition.

Whitchurch nursery celebrates "outstanding" Ofsted grading

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 16th November 2014

A WHITCHURCH nursery has been graded as “outstanding” by an education watchdog.

Apprentices celebrate end of training programme with graduation event

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 15th November 2014

APPRENTICES with a housing association have celebrated their graduation from a training programme.

Sherfield-on-Loddon gypsy site set to be refused

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 15th November 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to site gypsy pitches on land where hundreds of trees were illegally felled is set to be recommended for refusal.

Basingstoke boy band Concept celebrate final of chocolate competition

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 15th November 2014

A BASINGSTOKE boy band drew in a large crowd at Trafalgar Square when they were pelted with chocolate and salt.

Broken bottles left in Overton school playground

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

5:00pm Thursday 13th November 2014

BROKEN bottles were left near the playground of a primary school after youths trespassed on the grounds.

Villagers turn out to voice fears over rural police cuts

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 13th November 2014

HUNDREDS of angry residents put police chiefs on the spot – demanding to know why they are set to lose their dedicated beat officer.

Update: South East Water working to fix burst water main

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:29am Wednesday 12th November 2014

SOUTH East Water is working to fix a burst water main in Brighton Hill.

Burst water main causes traffic delays in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:40am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A BURST water main in Hatch Warren has caused traffic delays this morning.

Parents urged to apply for school places before deadline

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Peter Edgar cuts the ribbon, watched by Cllr Keith Chapman and children from Bramley Church of England Primary School

11:42am Tuesday 11th November 2014

APPLICATIONS for school places are now being accepted for children due to start next September.

Record number of pre-sale CarFest tickets leaves some residents disappointed

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Evans and Jody Scheckter at this year's Carfest South.

9:14am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A RECORD number of tickets to a major summer festival were bought by local residents - but some were left disappointed because they missed out. 

Former athletics champion jumped off railway bridge after voicing self-harming fears

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12:18pm Monday 10th November 2014

A DAD who suffered from mental health problems jumped off a bridge hours after telling hospital staff that he feared he would harm himself or someone else.

Campaign launched to reduce illegally held weapons and ammunition in Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

12:10am Monday 10th November 2014

A CAMPAIGN to reduce the number of illegally held weapons and ammunition has been launched today by Hampshire Constabulary.

Drama group to perform Hansel and Gretel

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3:00pm Sunday 9th November 2014

WHITCHURCH Amateur Dramatic Society is putting on Hansel and Gretel in the Parish Hall in December – and tickets are now on sale.

Basingstoke couple who met crossing the road celebrate Diamond anniversary

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 8th November 2014

HE HELPED her cross the road when she was 18-years-old – and now a devoted couple are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

Climbing wall raises profile of Scouts in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 8th November 2014

MORE than 200 people tackled a climbing wall at an event to raise the profile of Scouting.

The Pink Place celebrates opening of new premises

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

A BASINGSTOKE cancer charity invited its supporters to a celebratory evening to mark the official opening of its new premises.

Event at Whitchurch Silk Mill will raise funds for appeal

Basingstoke Gazette: Whitchurch Silk Mill

9:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

AN EVENT which raised £400 for a cancer charity will be repeated this Saturday.

Blue Badges confiscated in fraud crackdown

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

3:09pm Friday 7th November 2014

BLUE Badges have been confiscated during targeted enforcement action to tackle misuse and fraud in disabled parking areas.

Basingstoke hotel being sold for £5.5million

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:48pm Friday 7th November 2014

A HOTEL property specialist has been appointed to handle the sale of a Basingstoke hotel, for over £5.5 million.

BBC Children in Need - let us know about your fundraising plans

Basingstoke Gazette: Marshall Tiltman has his head shaved at Toni and Guy.

2:27pm Friday 7th November 2014

BBC Children in Need is taking place next Friday – and we want to hear from anyone organising a fundraiser on the day.

Zombie movie starring Matt Smith being filmed in Old Basing

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:02pm Friday 7th November 2014

A ZOMBIE movie starring Matt Smith is being filmed in Old Basing.

VIDEO: Basingstoke EuroMillions winners set to buy a house in Popley

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:21pm Friday 7th November 2014

A BASINGSTOKE couple who won £1million on the EuroMillions are planning to buy a house in Popley.

Basingstoke couple scoop £1million lottery prize

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:51am Friday 7th November 2014

A BASINGSTOKE couple have told of their delight at being one of the 25 £1million winners from a Euromillions draw last Friday.

Plane apology woman responds to speculation after banner is flown across Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:43pm Thursday 6th November 2014

THE recipient of an extravagant apology that was flown across Basingstoke by a plane last week has responded to speculation.

Whitchurch residents petition council to keep public toilets open

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 13th November 2014

A PETITION calling for the public toilets in Whitchurch to be reopened has been submitted to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Bonfire night celebrations in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Friday 7th November 2014

THE annual firework display and bonfire in aid of Overton School Association will take place on Saturday.

This week...a family death raises questions about dementia

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:44pm Thursday 6th November 2014

MY family has been through a difficult time these last few weeks, as my elderly grandmother took a turn for the worse.

The Community Furniture Project celebrates 10th birthday

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 7th November 2014

A COMMUNITY project which has grown from small beginnings has celebrated its 10th birthday.

People across north Hampshire have fun on Hallowe'en

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 6th November 2014

A SPOOKY train ride and a haunted castle were part of the Hallowe’en fun as people of all ages enjoyed the scariest day of the year.

CarFest tickets to go on sale tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Evans and Jody Scheckter at this year's Carfest South.

5:00pm Thursday 6th November 2014

TICKETS for next year’s CarFest go on sale tomorrow.

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