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Free event to draw in crowds to the Top of The Town in August

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:45pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

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

Cyclist's death remains a mystery

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:02am Thursday 2nd July 2015

MYSTERY still surrounds the death of a Basingstoke cyclist after his body was found in Winchfield last month.

Theatre groups set to take over empty town centre building

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

TWO Basingstoke theatre groups have been given the go-ahead to use an empty council-owned building in the town centre. The borough council’s decision-making Cabinet agreed at a meeting on Tuesday that Basingstoke Amateur Theatrical Society (BATS) and BATS Next Generation (BNG) can rent the first and second floor of the council-owned Market Chambers building, in Church Street, for a year.

Charity tea party pulls in the pounds for Basingstoke hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:09am Wednesday 1st July 2015

A CHARITY tea party pulled in the pounds for a Basingstoke hospice last month.

Wolverton property damaged after being struck by lightning

Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

7:57am Wednesday 1st July 2015

A PROPERTY was damaged last night when it was struck by lightning.

Plans for road improvement schemes to go on show

Basingstoke Gazette: Black Dam Roundabout

12:11pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

HAMPSHIRE County Council is to hold a series of exhibitions to showcase plans for a number of road improvement schemes across Basingstoke.

North Hampshire war hero awarded top French honour

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 29th June 2015

A WAR hero has received the highest honour that France can bestow for his contribution during the Second World War.

Basingstoke Roll hailed a success

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:37pm Friday 26th June 2015

A CHARITY treasure hunt which sees teams navigate their way around the town centre in wheelchairs has been hailed a success.

Golfers undertake 24-hour charity challenge

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 28th June 2015

A GROUP of eager golfers teamed together last week as part of a gruelling 24-hour challenge which saw them raise nearly £2,000 for a Basingstoke hospice.

Man detained under Mental Health Act following incident in Popley

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

11:17am Friday 26th June 2015

A MAN has been detained under the Mental Health Act after police were called to an address in Popley yesterday.

Hampshire councils set to join forces in fight for funding

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council leader, Cllr Clive Sanders

11:04am Friday 26th June 2015

COUNCILS across Hampshire are in discussion to create a large combined authority to receive more powers and millions of pounds from central Government.

Rugby players take part in 12-hour charity challenge

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

HUNDREDS of people took part in a gruelling 12-hour challenge to pull in the pounds for two good causes last weekend.

Party held to celebrate upaid carers

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

A BASINGSTOKE nursing home celebrated the selfless work of the town’s unpaid carers by hosting a special team party.

Shoppers given fashion tips during two-day Festival Place event

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:39pm Thursday 25th June 2015

FASHION-conscious people across Basingstoke got to take part in a fashion masterclass with a top stylist at the weekend.

Amateur athlete to give talk on degenerative condition at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke hospital

1:03pm Thursday 25th June 2015

AN athlete currently taking part in a gruelling 5,000-mile bike tour will make a pit stop at Basingstoke hospital to raise awareness of an incurable and degenerative condition.

Volunteers needed at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Volunteers are needed to work at Basingstoke hospital

9:03am Thursday 25th June 2015

THE trust that runs Basingstoke hospital is looking for volunteers to help them with a new service.

Motown event raises cash for Hospital Radio Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: Motown event raises cash for Hospital Radio Basingstoke

6:03am Thursday 25th June 2015

A MOTOWN music event last weekend pulled in over £600 for Hospital Radio Basingstoke.

Basingstoke teenager arrested after Fleet church destroyed by fire

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

1:01pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

A TEENAGER from Basingstoke has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire gutted a Fleet church.

Basingstoke grandfather donates 100th pint of blood

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

HE HAS reached the impressive milestone of donating his 100th pint of blood, but a dedicated Basingstoke grandfather shows no sign of slowing down.

Residents to have their say on state of Hampshire's roads

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

RESIDENTS will be able to have their say on the state of Hampshire’s roads as part of a national survey.

People urged to have their say on Hampshire County Council spending review

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire county council

4:21pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

RESIDENTS are being urged to have their say on the allocation of financial resources by Hampshire County Council between 2016 and 2018.

People urged to sign up to new housing list

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

9:30am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

LOCAL people needing help to get an affordable home are being encouraged to sign up to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s new housing list.

New homes plan could lead to road improvements

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet is set to approve a plan to use land near Basingstoke hospital for improvements to the A340.

Property damaged after car fire

Basingstoke Gazette: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

8:08am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze which saw two cars alight in front of a house in Basingstoke in the early hours of this morning.

Fallen war heroes remembered at Armed Forces Day flag-raising ceremony

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:11pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A SOMBRE gathering of people met at Basingstoke War Memorial Park to honour the town’s war heroes as part of a national event.

Care home holds open day

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 21st June 2015

A CARE HOME treated guests to lots of tea and cake as part of a national open day scheme.

Thousands attend village fete

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 21st June 2015

THOUSANDS of people enjoyed a popular Sherfield-on-Loddon village fete.

Pemberley House to take part in Care Home Open Day

Basingstoke Gazette: Pemberley House to take part in Care Home Open Day

5:03pm Thursday 18th June 2015

A BASINGSTOKE care home is opening its doors this month as part of Care Home Open Day.

Thousands flock to Hartley Wintney Festival

Basingstoke Gazette: Two youngsters go head-to-head during a sumo wrestling activity at the Hartley Wintney Festival

3:04pm Thursday 18th June 2015

ANIMATED film characters took over Hartley Wintney as part of the annual village festival.

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller appointed chair of Parliamentary Select Committee

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke MP Maria Miller

11:03am Thursday 18th June 2015

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller will chair a new select committee in Parliament, it was announced last week.

Schoolgirls have long locks chopped to help children with cancer

Basingstoke Gazette: Cyra and Angel Whitworth before they had their hair cut at Top Notch Hairdressing

6:03am Thursday 18th June 2015

TWO Basingstoke schoolgirls had their long locks chopped off to help a charity which makes wigs for children battling cancer.

Nurse convicted of drink-driving

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

A BASINGSTOKE nurse has been banned from driving after she was found to be over the drink-drive limit.

Two people taken to Basingstoke hospital following Sherfield-on-Loddon collision

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

4:44pm Monday 15th June 2015

A MAN was freed from his car following a collision on the A33 on Saturday evening.

Giant turtle to take over Basingstoke town centre for Basingstoke Festival launch

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:48pm Monday 15th June 2015

A GIANT mechanical turtle will take over Basingstoke town centre for the opening event of the 2015 Basingstoke Festival this Friday.

All the fun of the Treacle Fair

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 15th June 2015

THOUSANDS of people flocked to the popular Tadley Treacle Fair last month.

Funding runs out for breastfeeding group

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 15th June 2015

SERVICES provided by a vital breastfeeding support group in Basingstoke could be lost after its funding ran out.

Charity touch rugby event to be held in Kingsclere

Basingstoke Gazette: Charity touch rugby event to be held in Kingsclere

8:02pm Friday 12th June 2015

A 12-HOUR touch rugby charity event in Kingsclere will raise funds for two worthy causes.

Headstone stolen from north Hampshire churchyard

Basingstoke Gazette: Mark Gregson in the graveyard of St James' Church, Bramley where the gravestones of his mother and stepfather have been stolen

1:02pm Friday 12th June 2015

A FAMILY are devastated after thieves stole the headstone of their mother.

Plans submitted for new cemetery in North Waltham

Basingstoke Gazette: Plans submitted for new cemetery in North Waltham

11:03am Friday 12th June 2015

A PUBLIC exhibition will be held next week after plans were submitted for a new cemetery.

Figures show over 80 per cent of Hampshire schools are outstanding or good

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:56pm Thursday 11th June 2015

MORE than 80 per cent of schools across Hampshire were rated as “outstanding” or “good” at the end of 2014, according to new figures.

Thousands attend Basingstoke Kite Festival

Basingstoke Gazette: Kite flyer professionals flying their kites at the Basingstoke Kite Festival

3:01pm Thursday 11th June 2015

FANTASTIC displays of kite flying attracted thousands of people to an annual event at the weekend.

South Ham and Buckskin groups urged to apply for funding

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

2:31pm Thursday 11th June 2015

COMMUNITY groups across Buckskin and South Ham are in line for a cash boost following the release of a third round of “Your Community Your Choice” grants.

Hartley Wintney Festival to return this Saturday

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:15am Thursday 11th June 2015

VILLAGERS in Hartley Wintney will come together for a popular festival on Saturday.

Long delays following M3 accident

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

5:30pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

MOTORISTS were caught in huge delays this morning following an accident on the M3.

Hampshire potholes repaired as part of multi-million pound scheme

Basingstoke Gazette: POTHOLES: Turton Road in Bromley Cross

4:38pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

HAMPSHIRE County Council repaired 120,000 potholes over the last financial year after securing extra funding from the Government.

New youth centre moves a step closer

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 10th June 2015

IT HAS been eight years in the making and now the first bricks have been laid for a brand new youth facility in Tadley.

Family pay tribute to man who died on A303

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

11:04am Monday 8th June 2015

THE family of a man killed on the A303 have paid tribute to him.

Missing teenager found "safe and well" in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

9:17am Monday 8th June 2015

A HAMPSHIRE teenager with links to Basingstoke has been found safe and well.

Sunflower Fete boosts St Michael's Hospice

Basingstoke Gazette: Janice Hobbs with Sally, Jade & Jonny Dent at the Sunflower Fete

11:02am Sunday 7th June 2015

HUNDREDS of people braced the wet weather to lay bright yellow sunflowers as poignant symbols of remembrance at an event which marked the end of a hospice fundraising appeal.

Accomodation blocks to be built at Sherfield School

Basingstoke Gazette: Accomodation blocks to be built at Sherfield School

8:02pm Saturday 6th June 2015

TWO new accommodation blocks will be built at a Sherfield-on-Loddon school after plans were approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

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