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Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham to visit Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: Andy Burnham will be speaking to Labour members and supporters at the Oakridge Hall for All this Friday

5:02pm Thursday 30th July 2015

ONE of the MPs hoping to become the next Labour leader will make a pit stop in the town this Friday as part of his campaign.

Cyclists defy bad weather to complete charity bike ride The Big Wheel

Basingstoke Gazette: Cyclists brave the weather at the start of the 2015 Big Wheel event at Down Grange Sports Complex

3:02pm Thursday 30th July 2015

CYCLISTS taking part in an annual fundraiser on Sunday braved the pouring rain to raise money for a Basingstoke hospice.

New hope for Basingstoke Town FC stadium plans

Basingstoke Gazette: An artist's impression of the proposed Basingstoke Town Football Club stadium in Old Common Road

1:02pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A PLAN to build a new football stadium on a town centre common has received a boost after a council decision.

Charity dog show to take place this Sunday

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

2:59pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A CHARITY dog show will take place in Basingstoke this Sunday.

Community transport services awarded to new provider

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire County Council's executive member for economy, transport and environment, Cllr Seán Woodward

2:01pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

COMMUNITY transport services provided by two groups in Basingstoke will be taken over by a new provider after the county council awarded a new contract for the schemes.

Five charged following drugs operation in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

11:48am Wednesday 29th July 2015

FOUR people in Basingstoke have been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs as part of a police operation to tackle drug-related crime in the town.

Stormtroopers to invade Festival Place as part of charity collection

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:45pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

SHOPPERS in Basingstoke will be transported to a galaxy far, far away when stormtroopers invade Festival Place as part of a charity collection this weekend.

New committee chaired by Basingstoke MP to look at transgender issues

Basingstoke Gazette: MARIA MILLER: The Culture Secretary had to apologise to MPs

4:42pm Monday 27th July 2015

A NEW committee chaired by Basingstoke MP Maria Miller will look at the challenges that transgender people face as its first piece of work.

Latest bid to prevent new football stadium fails

Basingstoke Gazette: An artist's impression of Basingstoke Town's proposed new stadium

9:23am Monday 27th July 2015

A CAMPAIGN to prevent a new football stadium from being built in Eastrop has been dealt a blow after officers confirmed the council is not bound by a previous decision to protect the site.

Miss Basingstoke misses out on Miss England place

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:23pm Friday 24th July 2015

SHE may have missed out on a place in the Miss England final but Miss Basingstoke has vowed to carry on representing the town during the rest of her one-year reign.

Plans to redevelop Churchill Plaza unveiled

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:19pm Friday 24th July 2015

NEW images showing what the £15million redevelopment of a town centre office block will look like have been released.

Basingstoke parks awarded Green Flag

Basingstoke Gazette: Hundreds enjoy Eastrop Park paddling pool

1:34pm Friday 24th July 2015

TWO Basingstoke open spaces gave been named in a list of the best parks in England and Wales.

Get on your bike for St Michael's Hospice at Big Wheel event

Basingstoke Gazette: Former borough Mayor Cllr Roger Gardiner, with Iain Cameron and David Monkman from St Michael's Hospice at last year's event

11:02am Friday 24th July 2015

CYCLISTS are being encouraged to get on their bikes for a Basingstoke hospice.

International market coming to Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: International market coming to Basingstoke

6:02am Friday 24th July 2015

SHOPPERS in Basingstoke will be able to buy a selection of goods from an international market at the Top of The Town.

People encouraged to support good causes during Mayor's charity week

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:46pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

RESIDENTS, local community groups, schools and businesses across the borough are being encouraged to put the fun into fundraising by organising events and activities to support the Mayor’s charity appeal.

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller becomes cancer charity ambassador

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke MP Maria Miller

4:05pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has become a parliamentary ambassador for a leading breast cancer charity.

Jail for thief who triggered police chase through Popley

Basingstoke Gazette: Anthony Reed

1:03pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

HE STOLE a car and crashed it into a tree following a dramatic police chase through Popley – now Basingstoke man Anthony Reed has been jailed for 18 months for the crimes.

Brookvale in Bloom winners to be announced

Basingstoke Gazette: A hanging basket outside Wotton Town Hall (27786263)

8:00pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

A SPECIAL tea party will be held on Saturday to unveil the winners of the annual Brookvale in Bloom competition.

Borough council criticised for not spending enough money

Basingstoke Gazette: Information Commissioner's Office to investigate Basingstoke and Deane data leak

1:00pm Friday 24th July 2015

LABOUR councillors have raised concern over savings made by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Councillors set to extend Basingstoke bus pilot schemes

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:04pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

COUNCILLORS on Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s decision-making Cabinet will discuss plans to extend a number of bus pilot schemes across the town next week.

Shoppers set to enjoy summer activities at Festival Place this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:57pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

SHOPPERS will be able to get in the summer spirit with a special weekend of entertainment.

North West Hampshire MP Kit Malthouse to hold broadband summit

Basingstoke Gazette: Thumbnail for media_id 0

9:05am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

NORTH West Hampshire MP Kit Malthouse is set to host a broadband summit this Friday.

Centre for homeless people could be saved from closure

Basingstoke Gazette: Information Commissioner's Office to investigate Basingstoke and Deane data leak

8:40am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

A PILOT scheme which will see Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council take over the running of services for vulnerable and homeless people looks set to go-ahead after councillors supported the plans.

Basingstoke teams to take part in charity car rally

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:42pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

TWO Basingstoke teams will travel across Europe for nine days in a bid to pull in the pounds for two local causes.

Top chefs to attend Basingstoke food event

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 20th July 2015

A FREE food event will aim to pull in crowds to the Top of The Town next month.

Funeral held for Tunisia attack victim David Thompson

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:03pm Monday 20th July 2015

SCORES of people attended a funeral service in Tadley this morning to pay their respects to one of the victims of the Tunisia terror attack.

Man dies in two-vehicle crash on A303

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

8:41am Monday 20th July 2015

A MAN has died after a two vehicle collision yesterday afternoon.

Hundreds flock to Test Fest

Basingstoke Gazette: Testbourne pupils (L-R) Chris Phippen, Jude Monk, Bens Weston and Furney Bridge do some last minute practice before their performance at Test Fest

3:03pm Friday 17th July 2015

HUNDREDS of parents and children flocked to a Whitchurch-based school last weekend to attend the first annual Test Fest.

Schoolchildren get insight into the world of work

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 19th July 2015

PUPILS at a Basingstoke school were given an insight into the world of employment during a careers event held last week.

Council steps in to save breastfeeding support group

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 19th July 2015

SERVICES provided by a vital breastfeeding support group in Basingstoke have been saved for a year after Hampshire County Council agreed to fund it.

Popham reggae festival organisers apply to licence event

Basingstoke Gazette: HAINAULT: Reggae festival come to the borough

12:00pm Saturday 18th July 2015

THE organisers behind a proposed major festival in Popham have submitted an application to licence the event.

Spotlight on The Director of Nursing Awards

Basingstoke Gazette: The winners at the 2015 Director of Nursing Awards. Picture by Sarah Gaunt

3:03pm Thursday 16th July 2015

INSPIRATIONAL nursing staff who have touched people’s lives were recognised at an emotional awards ceremony.

Basingstoke musicians wow crowds at Festival Place

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:51am Thursday 16th July 2015

LOCAL musicians got the chance to showcase their talent to crowds at a Basingstoke shopping centre last weekend.

Time running out to have your say on Hampshire County Council electoral division review

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

9:58am Thursday 16th July 2015

TIME is running out for people to have their say on a plan to create new electoral divisions for councillors at Hampshire County Council.

Charity dog show to take place this Sunday

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 16th July 2015

A CHARITY dog show will take place at Basingstoke War Memorial Park this weekend.

Borough council's Summer Streetz programme to return

Basingstoke Gazette: Summer Streetz entertains hundreds

9:08am Thursday 16th July 2015

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council is offering young people across Basingstoke the chance to take part in a packed programme of free events this summer.

Campaign to Protect Rural England to hold conference

Basingstoke Gazette: Campaign to Protect Rural England to hold conference

6:03am Thursday 16th July 2015

THE Hampshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is to hold a conference to inspire rural communities to help themselves by looking at how others are delivering services despite economic cutbacks.

Volunteers needed at charity shop

Basingstoke Gazette: Volunteers needed at charity shop

6:03am Thursday 16th July 2015

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help staff at a Basingstoke charity shop.

Hampshire County Council wins award for campaign

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

4:19pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

A CAMPAIGN to keep Hampshire residents warm during the winter months has earned a top award.

Cats Protection to hold summer event on Saturday

Basingstoke Gazette: Cats Protection (8559262)

2:14pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE Basingstoke and District branch of Cats Protection will be hosting a summer fair this Saturday.

Basingstoke adventurer's record-breaking mission abandoned following dramatic rescue

Basingstoke Gazette: Ashley Wilson and James Ketchell

12:26pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

A BASINGSTOKE adventurer’s epic 4,000-mile Indian Ocean challenge has been abandoned after he was forced to be rescued after encountering extreme weather conditions.

Hampshire County Council unveil road improvement schemes

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:55am Wednesday 15th July 2015

RESIDENTS across Basingstoke got the chance to have a closer look at plans for a number of road improvement schemes across the town.

International market to be held at the Top of The Town

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:50pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

SHOPPERS in Basingstoke will be able to buy a selection of goods from an international market at the Top of The Town.

First World War textile art exhibition opens to rave reviews

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

“IT is delightfully meaningful.”

Breastfeeding drop-in sessions saved from closure

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:31pm Monday 13th July 2015

SERVICES provides by a vital breastfeeding support group in Basingstoke have been saved for a year after Hampshire County Council agreed to provide funding.

Hampshire Police unveil new vehicle in fight against homophobic abuse

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 13th July 2015

A NEW police vehicle has been unveiled with the aim of giving greater confidence to victims and witnesses of homophobic and transphobic abuse to report issues.

Roads chief: Improvements will be worth three years of traffic misery

Basingstoke Gazette: Leader of the borough's Labour group, Councillor Gary Watts

1:07pm Friday 10th July 2015

HAMPSHIRE County Council’s road chief has defended a number of road improvement schemes that will see people across Basingstoke endure three years of traffic misery.

Big crowds turn out for SherFest 2015

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 12th July 2015

THE Sherfield Park community came together at the weekend for a popular festival.

Basingstoke church celebrates 100th birthday

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 12th July 2015

A BASINGSTOKE church opened its doors last weekend to celebrate a milestone occasion.

Dance show will honour Jayden Wilson

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 12th July 2015

A LOCAL dance school will take to the stage to raise cash for a good cause after being inspired by brave Basingstoke youngster Jayden Wilson.

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