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Basingstoke college issued with notice to improve "inadequate" finances

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:36pm Friday 30th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE college has been issued with a financial notice to improve after it was deemed to have “inadequate” financial health.

Youngsters dress as superheroes in memory of Jayden Wilson

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

11:53am Friday 30th January 2015

CHILDREN dressed up as superheroes in memory of a Basingstoke boy who died of cancer.

Whitchurch town council precept to rise by 32 per cent

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 1st February 2015

WHITCHURCH residents will see their town council precept rise by 32 per cent this year.

Pupils at Odiham school take part in £10 relay

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 1st February 2015

PUPILS at an Odiham school have played a part in an enterprise relay that has seen two £10 notes travel to 20 areas of the county.

From royal courts to The Clere School

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Sunday 1st February 2015

AN INDONESIAN percussion instrument, which was played in the royal courts in Java and Bali, was taken to a secondary school for students to learn how to play.

Clare Scheckter announced as president of farming society

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 31st January 2015

CLARE Scheckter has been announced as the new president for the South of England Agricultural Society in 2015.

Special celebration for military college teens

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Saturday 31st January 2015

TEENAGERS from Basingstoke, who are hoping to embark on a career in the military, showed off their skills and celebrated their achievements at a special event.

Candidate for Sir George Young's seat visits north Hampshire respite home

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9:00am Friday 30th January 2015

THE man hoping to take over from North West Hampshire MP Sir George Young visited a North Waltham respite holiday home this month.

Schoolchildren perform at the O2

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 29th January 2015

A GROUP of school pupils are heading to the O2 today to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime concert.

League Table Results: Basingstoke school one of 330 underperforming secondaries in England

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

12:26pm Thursday 29th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE school is one of 330 in England deemed to be underperforming, following the publication of this year’s league tables.

Keith Chegwin is butt of Celebrity Big Brother's practical joke

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 29th January 2015

KEITH Chegwin found himself the butt of a practical joke in the Celebrity Big Brother house, when he was tasked with making his housemates laugh.

Road closure causes 'chaos' in Rooksdown

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 29th January 2015

A CLOSED road is causing traffic chaos for residents in a Basingstoke suburb.

Car crashes into wall of building

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:01pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A FAMILY had a lucky escape after a car smashed into an outbuilding next to their home.

NHS staff take part in baking competition

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 28th January 2015

HOSPITAL staff were hoping they had a recipe for success as they entered winter-themed cakes in a baking competition.

Jayden's family launch new charity campaign

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A FUNDRAISING drive has been launched to generate cash for a children’s hospice in memory of a Basingstoke boy who died on Christmas Eve.

Campaign to save Culture-all Pass gathers momentum

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 26th January 2015

A PETITION which was launched to save a scheme offering families unlimited access to various attractions in Hampshire has now been signed by more than 1,000 people.

Basingstoke-based scientist joins fight against Ebola

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 26th January 2015

A TRAINEE clinical scientist, who works at Basingstoke hospital, has flown out to Sierra Leone to help the battle against Ebola.

School market raises funds for respite home

Basingstoke Gazette: Charity bid to create garden of reflection at The Bluebells

9:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

MORE than £1,000 was raised by pupils at a Basingstoke junior school, who used their entrepreneurial skills to make money for charity.

Brain Tumour Charity joins forces with mobile brain training app

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:30pm Saturday 24th January 2015

A CHARITY set up by a couple from Dogmersfield has joined forces with a mobile brain training app.

Overton new homes consultation to take place this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Friday 23rd January 2015

A CONSULTATION on where houses should be built in a village will take place on Saturday.

Place to be Proud of Awards launch for 2015

Basingstoke Gazette: The Mayor and Mayoress of Basingstoke and Deane with the award winners

2:04pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

AN ANNUAL awards scheme which recognises the heroes of Basingstoke has launched for 2015.

Women's Institute baton visits Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 29th January 2015

A BATON that is being passed around England and Wales to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Institute arrived in Basingstoke last week.

Plan launched to make Overton more dementia-friendly

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

A BEFRIENDING service for people with dementia is being set up in Overton.

Good Ofsted report for Basingstoke school

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 23rd January 2015

MERTON Infant School, in Romsey Close, Popley, has been graded ‘good’ by Ofsted after an inspector from the education watchdog visited last year.

Daughter of man killed in bombing to visit town for documentary screening

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:37pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

TWO international peace ambassadors will visit Whitchurch this month.

Write a poem to commemorate the First World War centenary

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 29th January 2015

BUDDING bards are being encouraged to pen a poignant poem to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Keith Chegwin remains favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

HE HAS survived two weeks in the Celebrity Big Brother house – and our local man Keith Chegwin is still the favourite to win the show.

Applications open for grants from community foundation

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1:43pm Monday 19th January 2015

APPLICATIONS are now open to receive cash from a pot of funding worth more than £700,000.

Bombay Sapphire Distillery named one of world's top new destinations

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 18th January 2015

IT ONLY opened a few months ago, but a multi-million-pound tourist attraction has already been named as one of the world’s top new destinations to visit this year.

Overton performance attracts hundreds of viewers

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 17th January 2015

HUNDREDS of people turned out to watch Overton Dramatic Society’s performances of The Three Musketeers.

Women's Institute centenary baton arrives in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:23pm Friday 16th January 2015

A BATON that is being passed around England and Wales to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Institute arrived in Basingstoke yesterday.

Pupils enjoy chemistry event

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 22nd January 2015

BIG bangs and explosions kept the attention of hundreds of students who took part in an event to learn more about chemistry.

Slimming leaders meet Peter Andre

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A GROUP of consultants who help people to lose weight met celebrity Peter Andre at an awards ceremony.

Keith Chegwin installed as favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 15th January 2015

HE MIGHT have hoped for a bit of a relaxing break following the busy pantomime season – but Keith Chegwin has instead found himself in the most explosive and controversial Celebrity Big Brother series ever.

Met Office issues weather warning covering Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:12pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A WEATHER warning has been issued for Hampshire, as the Met Office predicts severe gales could hit the county tonight.

Poets needed to commemorate WWI

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:48pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A POIGNANT poem is needed to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Basingstoke Half-Marathon shortlisted for running award

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:58pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A MAJOR sporting event in Basingstoke has been ranked as one of the top 10 of its kind in the UK.

Charity tea party is a big hit

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A YOUNG woman, who is preparing for her fifth operation to treat an incurable illness, has raised money for a charity which supports sufferers of the condition.

Company gives up on plan to build wind farm

Basingstoke Gazette: Sending out an SOS in protest

11:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

A COMPANY hoping to build a wind farm in north Hampshire has decided not to fight a decision to reject its controversial plans.

This week...there are hopes for a happy ending in 2015

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:45am Monday 12th January 2015

JANUARY signals the start of a new year and for many people provides an opportunity for new beginnings and to start afresh.

Basingstoke's first female bus conductor turns 100

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 10th January 2015

FIVE generations helped to celebrate a milestone birthday for Basingstoke’s first female bus conductor.

Opera stars to perform charity gig in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 9th January 2015

INTERNATIONAL opera singers will perform in Overton to help raise money for a swimming club.

Crowds line streets to pay respects to Jayden Wilson

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:03am Thursday 8th January 2015

SCORES of people lined streets this morning to pay their respects to a brave Basingstoke boy who died on Christmas Eve.

Keith Chegwin second favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:08pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

KEITH Chegwin is second favourite to win this year’s Celebrity Big Brother, according to odds released yesterday.

Facebook campaign launched to save county council's Culture-all Passport scheme

Basingstoke Gazette: ACCESS: Cllr Keith Chapman

11:14am Wednesday 7th January 2015

A SUCCESSFUL and popular scheme which has allowed families to access various cultural attractions in Hampshire over the last five years is being scrapped.

Special day out for NEET youngsters

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

YOUNG people supported by a charity project visited a theme park to celebrate their achievements.

Health advice at new-look chemist

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 7th January 2015

A CHINEHAM pharmacy has been given a makeover and it will now offer a new concept in health services for its customers.

Basingstoke school to close because of heating problems

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4:06pm Monday 5th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE infant school will close tomorrow because the heating is not working.

Most popular stories of 2014 on The Gazette website

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller

11:29am Monday 5th January 2015

THE Gazette would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our online readers, and to mark the start of 2015, we’re looking back at some of the top stories published on our website last year.

Caring pupils bring cheer to children's ward

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 5th January 2015

GENEROUS school pupils donated their spare change to bring some Christmas cheer to a children’s ward.

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