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AA urged not to leave Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THE name is synonymous with Basingstoke – but now the fight is on to persuade the bosses of the Automobile Association to keep the business based in the town.

Bramley woman takes to the sky to pull in the pounds for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 14th December 2014

SHE has a fear of heights – but brave Emma Holloway overcame her anxieties to take part in a stomach-churning charity skydive in memory of her late brother.

AA responds to speculation it is to leave Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:45am Friday 12th December 2014

THE AA has dismissed reports that it is set to quit its iconic Basingstoke base as “speculation”.

Basingstoke Delivery Office will open on Sundays to combat Christmas rush

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:07pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

BASINGSTOKE Delivery Office is set to open on Sundays to ease the pressures of the Christmas rush.

Charity bidding to buy life-saving equipment

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A BASINGSTOKE charity is hoping to raise £130,000 for a life-saving piece of equipment.

Basingstoke man believes flu jab side-effects left him in a wheelchair

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 8th December 2014

A BASINGSTOKE man has been left confined to a wheelchair after being diagnosed with a very rare auto-immune disorder which manifested itself just hours after he had a flu jab.

Trust in charge of Basingstoke hospital misses October nursing target

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke hospital.

6:00am Monday 8th December 2014

HAMPSHIRE Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is continuing to struggle to hit nursing staffing targets.

Premium bond prizes worth £1.2million remain unclaimed

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

11:00am Sunday 7th December 2014

PREMIUM Bond prizes worth more than £1.2 million are waiting to be claimed in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Hatch Warren Runners pull in the pounds in support of Basingstoke youngster Jayden Wilson

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 6th December 2014

A GROUP of big-hearted runners pulled on their trainers for an epic charity challenge after being inspired by a Basingstoke youngster.

Mollie Barnacle celebrates her 100th birthday in style

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 11th December 2014

A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER celebrated her milestone 100th birthday with a special sing-along.

Panto stars turn on Tadley Christmas lights

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 5th December 2014

HUNDREDS of people flocked to see panto stars welcome Christmas to Tadley at the annual lights switch-on.

Basingstoke duo honoured for organ donation

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

TWO Basingstoke men, who gave the gift of life following their deaths, have been honoured at a special award ceremony.

Charity Christmas Fair to be held next week

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 30th November 2014

A CHARITY Christmas fair will be held next week to raise funds for Diabetes UK.

Pensioner died after being hit by two cars in Odiham

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9:47am Friday 28th November 2014

A PENSIONER died last night after being hit by two cars while crossing the road in Odiham.

Village nativity will honour local legend Pat Eastop

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 29th November 2014

THE much-loved York Nativity Play is set to be held for the 58th year in Aldermaston – and it will be held in honour of its founder and director Pat Eastop.

Christmas crackdown on drink and drug drivers

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Monday 1st December 2014

POLICE are targeting those who drink or take drugs before getting behind the wheel as part of an annual Christmas crackdown.

Machine guns, pistols and shotguns among weapons handed in to Hampshire police

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:23pm Thursday 27th November 2014

MORE than 100 guns have been handed in as part of a Hampshire-wide surrender.

Work set to begin on notorious Basingstoke road

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 28th November 2014

IT’S one of the most notoriously bad roads in Basingstoke – but now the long-awaited reconstruction of The Avenue at Park Prewett will begin on Monday.

Fans queue for hours to see David Attenborough in Festival Place

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:58pm Thursday 27th November 2014

HUNDREDS of people queued for up to six hours to meet legendary wildlife broadcaster Sir David Attenborough in Festival Place this afternoon.

Panto stars all set to turn on Christmas lights in Tadley

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:30pm Thursday 27th November 2014

PANTO stars are set to transform Tadley into a twinkling winter wonderland when they switch on the Christmas lights tomorrow.

Police chiefs warn that further cuts will hit frontline services

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:36am Thursday 27th November 2014

HAMPSHIRE police officers and bosses are celebrating today after the force was rated as ‘good’ in an annual independent assessment.

Man injured in Water End crash last night

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:51am Thursday 27th November 2014

A MAN in his 60s was injured last night after the minibus he was driving clipped a car and swerved off the road, firefighters have said.

£1.2million of Premium Bond prizes go unclaimed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:32pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

PREMIUM Bond prizes worth more than £1.2million are waiting to be claimed in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

New vision of how cancer services are provided being drafted

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:13pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A NEW vision of the way in which cancer services will be provided is being drafted, and patients are being asked for their views.

County council calls for more people to get tested for HIV

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:34pm Monday 24th November 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council is backing the national HIV Testing Week, which aims to encourage more people to get tested for the infection.

Health chief warns that Basingstoke GP surgeries may close

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 24th November 2014

A RECRUITMENT crisis, dwindling budgets and increasing workloads are piling the pressure on to local GP surgeries – and a health chief has warned it is possible that some could close.

Tadley teenager shines at singing competition

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 24th November 2014

A TADLEY teenager has made it through to the area finals of Open Mic UK singing competition.

Cake sale success at AWE Aldermaston

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

STAFF at AWE Aldermaston raised an impressive £1,300 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer Charity with a special cake sale.

Mouth cancer drop-in clinic at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Cancer patient died struggling for breath as Basingstoke hospital staff panicked

8:00pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

BASINGSTOKE hospital is hosting a special walk-in clinic for anyone who might be worried about mouth cancer.

Tadley art gallery celebrates sixth birthday

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:30pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A TADLEY art gallery will celebrate its sixth birthday with a celebration evening tomorrow.

Call the midwife!

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

A DEDICATED “Labour Line” for pregnant women is being hailed as a success – one year after it was launched by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

REVIEW: Perfect Nonsense, The Mayflower, Southampton

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:30pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

P.G WODEHOUSE'S most loved comic creations, Jeeves and Wooster, have made it to The Mayflower in Perfect Nonsense, a beautifully crafted farce which will please both fans and the uninitiated.

State-of-the-art unit opens at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A NEW state-of-the-art angiography unit has officially opened at Basingstoke hospital – and the opening honours were performed by two long-serving former members of staff.

Cancer centre location 'beginning of something special'

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 17th November 2014

“IT’S the beginning of something incredible” – that was the reaction of one of the key figures behind the creation of a new cancer centre to the formal announcement of its location.

AWE Aldermaston gets royal seal of approval

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 14th November 2014

A ROYAL guest has visited AWE Aldermaston to take a tour of the Orion laser facility.

Community groups get helping hand from Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:13am Wednesday 12th November 2014

FOUR community groups from Basingstoke have been handed grants totalling £6,500 by Lloyds Bank Community Fund.

Thug jailed after attack on vulnerable teenager

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A THUG who punched a vulnerable teenager in the face before stealing his mobile phone has been jailed for four years.

New hospital site revealed

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:11pm Monday 10th November 2014

A PLANNED new hospital, which will treat tens of thousands of critically ill patients each year, is set to be built in North Waltham, it was announced this afternoon.

AWE bases shortlisted as storage sites for radioactive waste

Basingstoke Gazette: AWE is facing possible enforcement action over its failure to deal with a backing of radioactive waste

1:30pm Thursday 6th November 2014

AWE Aldermaston and AWE Burghfield are among five shortlisted sites where radioactive waste from decommissioned nuclear submarines could be stored for at least 25 years.

New guide to help detect cancer

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

DOCTORS and consultants at BMI The Hampshire Clinic have produced a downloadable guide about breast cancer symptoms and self-examination.

Quiz tournament aims to pull the pounds in for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE quiz fans are being urged to put their little grey cells to the test for a good cause.

Rabbit found beheaded

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BRUTAL pet killer is being hunted after a rabbit was found decapitated at a Basingstoke animal rescue centre.

Police officers prepare to embark on marathon charity bike ride

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TEAM of police officers from Basingstoke are gearing up to embark on a cross-Channel challenge to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

Plan to build new emergency hospital in north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A NEW emergency hospital set to be built between Basingstoke and Winchester will provide unprecedented 24-hour consultant care, a meeting heard.

Event aimed at reducing falls to be held in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A SPECIAL event, aimed at reducing potentially dangerous falls, is to be held in Basingstoke.

New chief executive for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has a new chief executive at the helm following the appointment of former Royal Navy commander Alex Lochrane.

More girls joining AWE academy

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AFTER a concerted effort to encourage girls to get involved in engineering, AWE has welcomed an increase in the number of female apprentices joining the AWE Skills Academy, with the figure rising from five to 15 per cent.

Question time fundraiser for North Waltham respite home

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

5:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A CHARITY which runs a North Waltham holiday home for seriously-ill children and their families is to host a special quiz night to raise funds.

Stroke victim, 23, in the running to raise awareness

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A BASINGSTOKE woman, who had a stroke at the age of 22, is raising awareness of the fact that it is not just older people who can be affected by the condition.

Health workers take strike action over pay increase

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:58am Monday 13th October 2014

DOZENS of hospital workers have formed picket lines outside Basingstoke hospital to protest against the Government’s refusal to give all NHS staff a recommended one per cent pay rise.


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