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Residents get chance to look at AWE radioactive waste proposals

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 30th January 2015

RESIDENTS who live near the AWE sites in Aldermaston and Burghfield have been taking a close look at proposals to store radioactive waste from decommissioned submarines at both sites.

North Waltham respite home treated to royal visit

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:55pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A respite holiday home in North Waltham got a royal visit this afternoon.

Town centre police cuts criticised

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE business owner has hit out at plans to cut the number of police officers patrolling the town centre area from April.

Call for action at 'danger' junction

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 28th January 2015

A HAMPSHIRE councillor has pressed for swift action to improve the safety of a notoriously dangerous junction in Basingstoke.

Controversial recycling plans approved by borough council's Cabinet

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Hayley Eachus

9:01am Wednesday 28th January 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans to improve Basingstoke and Deane’s lowly recycling rate were approved by the borough council’s decision-making Cabinet last night.

Basingstoke marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:05pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

SCORES of people from across Basingstoke and Deane gathered to remember victims of the Holocaust and other acts of genocide today.

Superfast broadband campaign boosted by BT deal

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

PLANS to deliver superfast broadband to homes and businesses across Hampshire have been given a boost after Hampshire County Council signed a second contract with BT.

Borough finance chief warns further savings will need to be found to avoid deficit next year

Basingstoke Gazette: Borough cabinet member brands critism of Costa Coffee deal as 'political mischief'

4:25pm Monday 26th January 2015

HE will report a balanced budget for the next year but Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s finance chief has warned that further savings will need to be made for the council to avoid a deficit in 2016/17.

New recycling improvement schemes criticised by borough councillors

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Hayley Eachus

3:31pm Monday 26th January 2015

COUNCILLORS have hit out at proposals to launch a tougher stance on people who don’t recycle across Basingstoke and Deane.

Hampshire County Council to replace contact numbers next month

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

12:02pm Monday 26th January 2015

HAMPSHIRE County Council will be replacing its 0800 telephone numbers with new 0300 numbers next month as part of improvements to the way residents can access its services.

Basingstoke businesses set to launch Business Improvement District bid

Basingstoke Gazette: An artist's impression of how Basing View could look in the future

5:07pm Friday 23rd January 2015

BUSINESSES across the town are set to consider whether they want to form part of a private sector-led Business Improvement District (BID) to help promote Basingstoke and attract more interest in the area.

Basingstoke beauty to compete in Miss England pageant

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 24th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE beauty will compete against other young women across Hampshire next year to represent the county at the Miss England beauty pageant.

South Ham and Buckskin residents to have their say on grants scheme tomorrow

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

10:25am Friday 23rd January 2015

RESIDENTS in South Ham and Buckskin will be able to have their say on which community projects they want to give a funding boost to tomorrow.

Demolition of Basingstoke eyesore set to get under way

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE eyesore is set to be demolished over the next two months to make way for new trade units and a drive-thru restaurant.

New business expert answers potential entrepreneurs' questions

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 23rd January 2015

ITS launch created a buzz in the business sector across Basing-stoke – and now budding entrepreneurs are being given some top tips on how they can set up their own businesses this year.

Holocaust Memorial Day to be marked at Basingstoke War Memorial

Basingstoke Gazette: Mayor Cllr Dan Putty and borough chief executive Tony Curtis lay a wreath to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

9:00am Thursday 22nd January 2015

VICTIMS of the Holocaust and other acts of genocide will be remembered during a wreath-laying service next week.

Hampshire MPs launch campaign to ensure investment in county railways

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

POLITICIANS have launched a campaign for long-term investment in Hampshire’s railways.

Rat-runners are a cause for concern in Old Basing

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

FEARS have been voiced over the safety of children and other residents as a result of a sharp increase in the number of cars “rat-running” through Old Basing because of delays caused by construction work at a Basingstoke roundabout.

Man taken to hospital with head injuries after car overturns in Freefolk

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

9:53am Monday 19th January 2015

A MAN suffered head injuries after his car overturned in Freefolk yesterday evening.

Town to benefit from affordable homes cash

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 19th January 2015

BASINGSTOKE is set to benefit after Sentinel Housing Associa-tion secured £4.5million to deliver nearly 200 affordable new homes across the south east.

Council to get tough on residents who flout recycling rules

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

IT’S been a long-running battle – and now Basingstoke and Deane borough councillors are being urged to back a new plan of action in a bid to drive up the area’s ailing recycling rate.

Plans to increase the number of houses built each year to be discussed tonight

Basingstoke Gazette: Artist's impression shows the future of Manydown

12:13pm Thursday 15th January 2015

COUNCILLORS will be asked to comment on a recommendation to build 850 new homes each year for the next 14 years at a meeting tonight.

Sign up for garden waste collections

Basingstoke Gazette: Garden waste still being collected in grey bins

8:00pm Friday 16th January 2015

GREEN-fingered residents across the borough can now sign up to a popular Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council green waste service for 2015.

Basingstoke and Deane to write off more than £100,000 in unpaid debts

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

MORE than £100,000 owed to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council in housing benefit, business rates and other debts will be written off.

Environment boss pledges to spend £1m green fund

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Hayley Eachus

11:00am Monday 12th January 2015

BASINGSTOKE’S environment chief has hit back at criticism that a £1million fund for green improvements in the borough remains unspent.

Will you marry me? Oh yes I will!

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 9th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE woman got a romantic proposal from her real-life Prince Charming during a pantomime performance.

Merger of Mencap and May Club will benefit all

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE club, which helps disabled people across the borough to come together and socialise, has found the perfect partner.

Award for Sentinel's work on Oakridge development

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 5th January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE-based housing association has scooped a national award for its work on a regenerated development in Oakridge.

Unemployment level in Basingstoke 'at lowest level in 14 years'

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 4th January 2015

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has welcomed the news that unemployment in Basingstoke has fallen to its lowest level in 14 years.

Town infrastructure projects get £4.7million cash boost

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Clive Sanders

6:00am Sunday 4th January 2015

AREAS across Basingstoke and Deane that have seen a rise in development are set to benefit from a cash injection to build infrastructure after the Government announced a grant of nearly £4.7million.

Basingstoke gym wants to move

Basingstoke Gazette: Highbridge fitness challenge

1:00pm Saturday 3rd January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE gym could relocate if plans are approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

South Ham community centre opens doors after refurbishment

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 3rd January 2015

A REVAMPED community centre has been given a seal of approval from civic leaders.

Residents and businesses encouraged to 'sign up to superfast'

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00pm Friday 2nd January 2015

MORE people and businesses across Hampshire are being encouraged to see if they can sign up to superfast broadband.

Grants up for grabs for local groups and organisations

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 2nd January 2015

LOCAL groups and organisations have until February 6 to apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help boost community projects across the borough.

Arts trust faces more cuts

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 2nd January 2015

THE trust which manages three theatre venues in Basingstoke faces a further funding cut this year.

New Year boost for Basingstoke hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 2nd January 2015

A BASINGSTOKE hospice has been given a welcome cash boost just in time for the New Year.

Christmas baby joy for Basingstoke family

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00pm Thursday 1st January 2015

WHILE many people were tucking into their Christmas dinner, one Basingstoke family welcomed the best present they could have asked for.

'Heritage look' to be created in Top of The Town area

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 1st January 2015

WORK to create a heritage look in the Top of The Town area of Basingstoke will begin next week.

Grieving family pay tribute to brave Jayden

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 1st January 2015

HE BECAME an internet sensation after millions watched him on YouTube meeting his superhero – and thousands of people changed their Facebook profile pictures to that of Spider-Man in tribute to Jayden Wilson, after he lost his battle with cancer on Christmas Eve.

Plans approved for 30,000 solar panel farm in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette: Firm holds talk over solar farm

3:06pm Tuesday 30th December 2014

PLASNS to build a solar farm which will see over 35,000 panels installed in Overton has been approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Man taken to hospital after car overturns in Herriard

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

3:04pm Saturday 27th December 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital this morning after his car overturned in Herriard.

Sherfield shop broken into on Christmas Day

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

11:50am Saturday 27th December 2014

A SHERFIELD-on-Loddon shop was broken into on Christmas Day.

Sessions to tackle depression across Basingstoke to start this month

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Cathy Osselton

5:00pm Wednesday 31st December 2014

A SERIES of fitness sessions aimed at help people living with depression will start in the New Year.

Popley schoolchildren spread festive cheer at care home

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 29th December 2014

RESIDENTS in a Basingstoke care home got a festive treat when children from a local school visited to sing Christmas carols.

Hampshire County Council urged to spend £2million on Buckskin flooding works

Basingstoke Gazette: Parts of Buckskin remain under water.

9:00am Sunday 28th December 2014

A COUNTY councillor has called on Hampshire’s decision-making Cabinet to spend a £2million fund promised to a Basingstoke suburb as soon as possible.

Tributes paid to brave Jayden Wilson

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

7:10pm Friday 26th December 2014

THOUSANDS of people have paid tribute to brave Jayden Wilson after his father announced that he passed away on Christmas Eve.

Basingstoke employees face redundancy after City Link goes into administration

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:56pm Friday 26th December 2014

STAFF at the Basingstoke branch of national courier service City Link face an uncertain future after the company announced on Christmas Eve that it had gone into administration.

Heritage makeover of the Top of The Town to begin next month

Basingstoke Gazette: Terri Reid

11:44am Wednesday 24th December 2014

WORK TO create a heritage look at the Top of The Town will begin next month.

Residents urged to access council services online over the Christmas period

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

10:55am Wednesday 24th December 2014

RESIDENTS across Basingstoke and Deane will still be able to access a selection of council services online over the festive period.

How you can help Natalie and her colleagues

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 24th December 2014

THE partnership between King’s College Hospital, in London and Connaught Hospital, in Freetown, Sierra Leone has raised around £230,000 in donations to support its work in Sierra Leone.

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