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Hundreds of beer lovers flock to annual Hatch Warren festival

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POPULAR beer festival, which has been running for more than two decades, saw people descend on a Basingstoke community centre to enjoy an evening of ales.

Family donate vital cash for cancer centre in memory of Patsy Harris-Bye

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

SHE sadly lost her battle with cancer - but now the family of Patsy Harris-Bye have delivered a five-figure cash legacy to a north Hampshire project that will help cancer sufferers in the future.

Ark Cancer Centre Charity gives supporters chance to win cash prizes

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5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Ark Cancer Centre Charity has launched a new lottery-style campaign to raise funds and give participants the chance to win big.

Kingsclere Rugby Club dedicates life-saving equipment to former opponent

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A RUGBY club, which dug deep to purchase a potentially life-saving defibrillator, hosted a special ceremony to dedicate the equipment to the memory of a rugby player.

Investigation to find out if popular Basingstoke statue can be repaired

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A POPULAR statue which has stood in Basingstoke’s Alencon Link since 1999 has been vandalised.

Tadley man jailed for sexual assault on vulnerable young man

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A “SEXUAL predator”, who assaulted a vulnerable young man after offering him a lift outside Basingstoke railway station, has been jailed.

Reunion for former Richard Aldworth School pupils

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FORMER students who attended Richard Aldworth School travelled from far and wide to attend a special reunion – 50 years after it first opened its doors.

Beggarwood post office to open for longer

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

OPENING hours are set to double at a Basingstoke post office.

Put the kettle on for a good cause

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

RESIDENTS in the Basingstoke area are being urged to pop the kettle on for a good cause by taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

New 5k run at The Vyne

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A RUNNING event organised by Chineham Park Running Club is to take place at The Vyne on Sunday.

Hundreds take part in Moonlight Walk

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

THE streets of Basingstoke were transformed into a sea of flashing bunny ears as hundreds of walkers took part in the annual St Michael’s Hospice Moonlight Walk.

Oakridge girl shows bald bravery

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL showed real blonde ambition by having her head shaved to pull in the pounds for a good cause.

Local dance school will host charity ball to raise cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A LOCAL dance school is hosting a charity ball to raise funds for a state-of-the-art centre to treat local cancer sufferers.

Mobile library stops to be axed in council cuts

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

MOBILE library stops in the Basingstoke area are among those to be axed as part of Hampshire County Council’s bid to cut costs.

Bramley woman raises cash for Tanzanian boy

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A BIG-HEARTED volunteer is to scale the highest peaks in Wales to raise money for the education of a young boy she met in Tanzania, and for the school he will attend.

Ride and Stride for Hampshire churches

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A SILCHESTER church is taking part in this year’s Ride and Stride – an annual event which raises money for the Hampshire & The Islands Historic Churches Trust.

Generation Sex campaign launched by Solent NHS Trust

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

PEOPLE over the age of 40 are being urged to get tested for sexually transmitted infections, with a lack of education, lack of knowledge and stigma being blamed for a rise in poor sexual health nationally in the older generation.

£2,800 boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A LOCAL charity, set up to fund a state-of-the-art cancer centre, has been given a boost by the Inner Wheel Club of Basingstoke.

Tadley exhibition will honour those who died in First World War

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

AN HISTORICAL society which has been working to unearth details of the lives of soldiers who died during the First World War is to unveil its findings at a special exhibition.

UPDATED- Serious accident at Brighton Hill roundabout

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

A PATIENT has been taken to Basingstoke hospital this afternoon, after a car overturned at Brighton Hill roundabout.

Author cooks up cash for charity, after husband's lifesaving operation

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

AN AUTHOR, whose husband’s life was saved thanks to a Basingstoke charity, has published a new cookery book to raise funds for the good cause.

Tadley councillors to hear residents' problems

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5:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

TADLEY councillors are to hold a surgery in Sainsbury’s, Mulfords Hill, on Saturday.

Aldermaston and Wasing Show to take place this weekend

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7:30am Friday 5th September 2014

A LONG-RUNNING show, which has been held for more than seven decades, is being held in Aldermaston on Saturday.

Overton couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

IT WILL be party time for a golden couple tomorrow as they celebrate a marriage milestone.

Basingstoke schoolgirl becomes youngest person to have revolutionary knee operation

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL from Basingstoke is thought to have become the youngest person to undergo a revolutionary operation – described as the “Holy Grail” of knee surgery.

Work yet to start on new Kingsclere petrol station

Basingstoke Gazette: Fewer trips are being made to the forecourts as drivers economise

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

DESPITE plans for a petrol station on the A339 being given the go-ahead in June, work is yet to begin.

Charities in line for Gazette charity cash boost

Basingstoke Gazette: Your chance to apply for a grant from the Gannett Foundation

7:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

CHARITIES are being given a chance to get in the running for a slice of a cash fund that could really make a big difference.

Kingsclere speed scheme gathers pace

Basingstoke Gazette: Members of Community Speedwatch

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PLANS for a Speedwatch scheme to be set up in Kingsclere are gathering pace.

Success for Basingstoke hospital trust's super six

Basingstoke Gazette: Restricted visiting hours at Basingstoke hospital over Christmas

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

STAFF working for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have become the first in the region to obtain new formal qualifications in correctly decontaminating hospital instruments and equipment.

Popley teenager inspired by Jessie J to shave hair for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

SHE has waited two years – and now a big-hearted schoolgirl has finally been given the go-ahead to lose her long locks for a good cause.

Foreign nurses sought for jobs at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Donna Green, chief operating officer

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE trust which runs Basingstoke hospital is looking to recruit nurses from as far afield as the Philippines after failing to hit staffing targets.

Long-running show will return to Aldermaston for 72nd year running

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A LONG-RUNNING show which has been held for more than seven decades is to return to Aldermaston this year.

Basingstoke hospital trust rated among worst in country for hospital food

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:54pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE trust which runs Basingstoke hospital has been rated as among the worst in the country for the quality of its food.

Foul smell across Basingstoke prompts calls to council

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:26pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PUNGENT smell which spread across the borough last week prompted concerned residents to call the council.

Woman has head shaved for Cancer Research UK

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:23am Tuesday 26th August 2014

LOSING her long locks was worth it as far as a Basingstoke mum was concerned as she pulled in the pounds for a good cause.

Woman freed from car following crash on A339

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A WOMAN was cut free from a car after her vehicle collided with a van on the A339 in Kingsclere.

Buckskin residents hold WW1-themed charity event

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

BUCKSKIN residents took a step back in time as they enjoyed a First World War-themed charity event.

Cancer centre could be built on outskirts of Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A CANCER centre, which is to offer radiotherapy and chemotherapy in a new state-of-the art building, could be built on the outskirts of Basingstoke.

Basingstoke man targets pensioner in purse theft

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN who was high on drugs stole a purse from a 90-year-old woman as she attended a church service - an offence that a judge described as “fantastically mean and awful”.

Head of AWE to step down after four years at the helm

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE man at the head of AWE is stepping down after just four years in the role.

18-year dig in Silchester comes to an end

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TEAM who have spent 18 years unearthing the secrets of Silchester’s past are to hang up their trowels - for now.

Police reduction means Hartley Wintney may get safety officers

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HARTLEY Wintney Parish Council will look to employ ‘safety officers’ to patrol the streets after hearing that the number of police constables stationed in the wider area is set to be reduced.

Dad turned to drugs after being made redundant

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5:08pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BASINGSTOKE father-of-two, who admitted growing cannabis worth hundreds of pounds in his home, told a judge how he went into a “downhill spiral” when he lost his job during the recession.

Working out at work has its health benefits

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:43am Monday 18th August 2014

BASINGSTOKE businesses have been encouraging their staff to workout at work.

Bishopswood Golf Club submits plans to add overnight rooms to clubhouse

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12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A TADLEY golf course is hoping to offer players a bed for the night.

Basingstoke man reunited with paramedic who saved his life a decade ago

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A BASINGSTOKE grandfather who owes his life to the quick-thinking actions of a paramedic, was reunited with his life saver almost a decade after the traumatic incident.

Thousands of people descend on village show

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A POPULAR village show saw more than a thousand people descend on an Oakley school for a day of fun, food and traditional British entertainment.

Odiham cyclist completes 1,188m journey to commemorate 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

AN ODIHAM cyclist has completed an incredible 1,188 mile pilgrimage to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta.

Craft show to take place in Mortimer

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Mortimer West End District Produce and Craft Show will take place on Saturday.

Southern NHS launches health services app

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A NEW app, designed to bring health services closer to patients, has been launched by Southern Health.


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