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Former north Hampshire MPs included in list of new peers

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller, Sir George Young and James Arbuthnot outside the House of Commons

3:17pm Thursday 27th August 2015

TWO FORMER north Hampshire MPs have been included in a list of new peers.

Basingstoke mothers take part in national horse safety campaign

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 28th August 2015

TWO Basingstoke mothers have bared all as part of a national campaign aimed at getting motorists to slow down for horse riders on the road.

Mortimer West End show to take place on Saturday

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

6:00am Friday 28th August 2015

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

Investigation launched following Rooksdown flat fire

Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

8:36am Thursday 27th August 2015

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a fire ripped through a ground floor Rooksdown flat in the early hours of this morning.

Basingstoke Hobbycraft store to hold superhero fundraising day


4:56pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE Basingstoke branch of Hobbycraft will be holding a superhero-themed day of fundraising this Saturday.

Service to be held to mark Battle of Britain anniversary

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:56pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A SPECIAL service will be held this month by the borough’s Mayor to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain.

Borough council's community safety chief joins safety patrollers on tour around borough

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:29am Wednesday 26th August 2015

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council’s community safety chief took to the streets earlier this month to see how anti-social behaviour is tackled across the borough.

Mayoress of Basingstoke and Deane welcomes new son

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:15am Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE Mayoress of Basingstoke and Deane has gone into the borough’s record books after welcoming a new son into the world.

Over 1,200 people apply for John Lewis at home and Waitrose positions

Basingstoke Gazette: Artist impression of the John Lewis at home and Waitrose store proposed for Basing View

5:03pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

OVER 1,200 people have applied for jobs at the landmark John Lewis at home and Waitrose store which is set to open this autumn.

Basing View road opening delayed

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:44am Tuesday 25th August 2015

THE opening of a busy road which has been closed for months to enable the construction of the landmark John Lewis at home and Waitrose store has been delayed.

Hampshire smokers urged to take part in survey

Basingstoke Gazette: Logo for Quit 4 Life - Southern Health NHS Foundation

8:47am Tuesday 25th August 2015

SMOKERS across Hampshire are being encouraged to take part in a short survey to allow Hampshire County Council to find out how they can help more people quit the habit.

Air displays cancelled at CarFest South event this weekend following Shoreham plane crash

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:49pm Monday 24th August 2015

THE organisers behind CarFest South have announced that no air displays will take place at the weekend’s event.

Children to enjoy circus workshops at final Top of The Town event tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:32pm Monday 24th August 2015

YOUNGSTERS will be able to put their circus skills to the test at the final Top of The Town Tuesdays event tomorrow.

New programme set to help young mothers

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A NEW programme aimed at giving young, first-time mothers the support they need before, during and after pregnancy has launched across north Hampshire.

New prostate cancer support group launched in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 24th August 2015

A NEW support group for people affected by prostate cancer has been launched in Basingstoke.

Arthritis charity to hold self-management sessions in Basingstoke

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

11:18am Saturday 22nd August 2015

ARTHRITIS sufferers across Basingstoke are being invited to a free self-management event in September.

Residents across Basingstoke and Deane asked to confirm details for electoral register

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

2:59pm Friday 21st August 2015

RESIDENTS across Basingstoke and Deane are set to receive a form asking them to confirm their details as part of the borough council’s annual voter registration canvass.

Network Rail chief executive tours Basingstoke training campus

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:37pm Friday 21st August 2015

THE chief executive of National Rail visited the new training campus in Basingstoke yesterday.

AWE launch digital storybook to showcase history

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 24th August 2015

AN ONLINE digital storybook documenting the history of the Atomic Weapons Establishment has been launched.

Old Basing O2 customers get 4G boost

Basingstoke Gazette: Leigh Journal shortlisted for O2 award

8:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

O2 CUSTOMERS in Old Basing have been given a boost after the network provider announced that they have introduced a 4G service in the village.

Hook dad to take on gruelling 24-hour challenge in memory of friend

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

A HOOK dad will be piling on the pedal power as he takes on a gruelling challenge tomorrow in memory of his friend.

One Love Festival switches location following licence bid refusal

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

A MAJOR festival due to take place in Popham has been switched to Gloucestershire after its organisers' bid for a licence was rejected.

Pets at Home to hold reptile workshops

Basingstoke Gazette: Pets At Home (19267174)

9:00am Friday 21st August 2015

THE Basingstoke branch of Pets at Home will be holding reptile workshops throughout August to showcase a number of different animals including snakes, bearded dragons and geckos.

Firefighters tackle blaze in Eastrop

Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

8:17am Friday 21st August 2015

AN investigation is underway after firefighters tackled a blaze in Eastrop last night.

Tributes paid to cyclist killed in A31 collision

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 20th August 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Basingstoke cyclist who died in a horror crash on a major Hampshire road.

MP Kit Malthouse visits Tadley CAB

Basingstoke Gazette: North West Hampshire MP Kit Malthouse with volunteers at the Tadley Citizens Advice Bureau

6:03am Thursday 20th August 2015

NORTH West Hampshire MP Kit Malthouse visited the Tadley Citizens Advice Bureau to learn more about the charity.

Volunteers transform garden at Basing House

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

A GROUP of volunteers have transformed an area of Basing House.

Ridgeway Centre celebrates 15th anniversary at community event

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:43pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

HUNDREDS of people celebrated 15 years of the Ridgeway Centre being at the heart of the Buckskin community during an event at the weekend.

Basing View road set to re-open this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:19pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

A BUSY road which has been closed for months to enable the construction of the landmark John Lewis at home and Waitrose store is set to be reopened by this weekend.

Star Wars event pulls in the pounds for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

THE Force was with Ark Cancer Centre Charity volunteers when they teamed up with members of UK Garrison and Festival Place staff for a special Star Wars event.

Annual Rooksdown fireworks display scrapped

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:26am Monday 17th August 2015

ROOKSDOWN Parish Council has announced that an annual fireworks event will not take place this year.

Police name cyclist killed in A31 collision

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

8:51am Monday 17th August 2015

A MAN who died following a collision on the A31 last Wednesday has been named.

Council leader: Basingstoke is at a crossroads

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 17th August 2015

BASINGSTOKE is at a crossroads – that was the verdict from the leader of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council who says the local authority needs to plan ahead for the development of the borough.

Dog show raises cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette: One of the dogs taking part in the show at Basingstoke War Memorial Park

3:07pm Sunday 16th August 2015

HUNDREDS of dogs of all shapes and sizes came together for a charity dog show.

World War One soldier recognised as casualty of war following amateur historian's campaign

Basingstoke Gazette: Amateur historian David Stewart

1:07pm Sunday 16th August 2015

AN AMATEUR historian from Basingstoke has successfully bid for a local soldier to be recognised as one of the Great War casualties.

UPDATED: Police name man killed in Hook crash

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

8:42pm Saturday 15th August 2015

POLICE have named an 81-year-old who died following a single vehicle collision on the A287 in Hook on Saturday morning.

Plan to open restaurant at Dummer Garden Centre

Basingstoke Gazette: Plan to open restaurant at Dummer Garden Centre

8:08pm Saturday 15th August 2015

A RESTAURANT could be opened at a Basingstoke garden centre if plans are given the go-ahead by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Golfers complete marathon charity challenge

Basingstoke Gazette: Lewis Cooper, Hywel Jones, Dan Cooper and Stu Bunyan completed the course at Weybrook Park Golf Club four times to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

5:08pm Saturday 15th August 2015

A GROUP of friends teamed together last month and braced heavy rain to take part in a golf challenge which they hope will raise over £1,000 for a cancer charity.

Crowds flock to Baughurst music festival Nashfest

Basingstoke Gazette: Burnt Tomorrow perform at Nashfest 2015. Picture taken by Sarah Gaunt

3:08pm Saturday 15th August 2015

HUNDREDS of people flocked to a Baughurst garden last month to raise money for three good causes.

North Hampshire sailors embark on round-the-world challenge

Basingstoke Gazette: Start of the 2013/2014 Clipper round the world yacht race

1:08pm Saturday 15th August 2015

TWO people from north Hampshire will unite with others across the county to tackle raging seas as part of a round-the-world challenge.

Basingstoke woman Elizabeth Green celebrates 100th birthday

Basingstoke Gazette: Elizabeth Green celebrates her 100th birthday with her family at Basingstoke Baptist Church

6:09am Saturday 15th August 2015

A GREAT-grandmother marked reaching an impressive milestone with her closest friends and family.

Festival Place launches MOT service

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:57am Friday 14th August 2015

VISITORS to a Basingstoke shopping centre will be able to have an MOT carried out on their cars following the introduction of a new service.

AWE Aldermaston handed radioactive waste warning

Basingstoke Gazette: The Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston

11:07am Friday 14th August 2015

THE Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston has been served an improvement notice for its failure to demonstrate its long-term strategy for managing radioactive waste.

Two dogs die in Old Basing house fire

Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

8:50am Friday 14th August 2015

TWO dogs have died in a fire in Old Basing this morning.

Old Basing solar farm plans go on show

Basingstoke Gazette: Old Basing solar farm plans go on show

5:09pm Thursday 13th August 2015

PLANS for a new solar farm in Old Basing will go on show to the public next week.

Controversial plan for new Top of The Town betting shop rejected by councillors

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:47pm Thursday 13th August 2015

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to turn part of a former Basingstoke bar into a betting shop was turned down by councillors last night.

Hampshire councils sending waste paper to China for recycling

Basingstoke Gazette: Stacked paper bales for recycling. (34860681)

1:15pm Thursday 13th August 2015

A HAMPSHIRE waste partnership has come under fire after it was revealed that most of the county’s waste paper and cardboard is being sent halfway round the world to be recycled.

Basingstoke students collect their A-level results

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:51am Thursday 13th August 2015

THERE were lots of smiles this morning and nerves turned into elation as students at a Basingstoke college collected their A-level results.

Basingstoke Labour party backs Yvette Cooper in leadership race

Basingstoke Gazette: Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper

11:13am Thursday 13th August 2015

YVETTE Cooper has won the backing of Labour members in Basingstoke after they voted her as their top choice to become the next leader of the party.

Borough councillors hold surgery on Skype

Basingstoke Gazette: Sven Godesen, Onnalee Cubitt, Clive Pinder and Elaine Still talk to residents on Skype during their surgery

6:00am Monday 17th August 2015

FOUR councillors in Basingstoke crossed the technological divide by holding a surgery in person and online.

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