Simon's fired up to help the Dragons!

Basingstoke Gazette: The new head of marketing at Basingstoke Town FC, Simon Hood

12:31pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A HIGH-flying marketing specialist has joined the senior management team at Basingstoke Town Football Club.

Youngsters hunt for Easter eggs with the Newbury Building Society in Festival Place

Basingstoke Gazette: Barry Bear and the Breeze Bunny during their dance-off

2:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHOCOLATE eggs were hidden around Festival Place as the Newbury Building Society held an Easter egg hunt.

The Walled Garden at Herriard Park is the perfect setting for selling Sofas & Stuff

Basingstoke Gazette: Jason and Grout with baby Ivy, at Sofas & Stuff, Herriard Park,

11:28am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE tranquil setting of a country walled garden is not where you would expect to buy a sofa – but a husband-and-wife team are offering just that.

Chineham’s Poundland has the recipe for success with visit from Jane Asher

Basingstoke Gazette: Jane Asher launched her bakeware range at Poundland in Chineham

5:25pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CELEBRITY baker, entrepreneur, author and actress Jane Asher paid a visit to Poundland’s Chineham store today.

Enterprise M3 wants a smarter future

Basingstoke Gazette: Geoff French, chairman of Enterprise M3 LEP

9:13am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN ambitious plan to create a smarter future has been submitted by the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership.

Smiles to last a lifetime at Omnia Dental

Basingstoke Gazette: Harry Gill and Sandy dau at Omnia Dental

2:45pm Monday 14th April 2014

KEEPING teeth youthful for life is a key aim of the new owners of a Basingstoke dental practice.

Success of the M3 Job Club leads to a bigger Basingstoke venue

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: Nikki Wild, Richard Thayer and Elaine Gray celebrate the M3 Job Club's move to Carnival Hall

6:30am Friday 11th April 2014

THE success of the M3 Job Club has prompted the borough council to step in and provide it with a bigger venue.

A butler in the buff is taking part in Auction of Promises to raise funds for Basingstoke Rugby Club

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke Rugby Club player Rob Clark

5:46pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A BUTLER in the buff is going up for auction at Basingstoke Rugby Club this weekend.

A new online trading site allowing users to buy, sell and swap is open for business

Basingstoke Gazette: Christine Robertson who runs Swaptogs

4:55pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A NEW website that trades children’s clothes and toys has been set up by a Basingstoke mum.

Outstanding performance from City Peugeot winning the Guild of Gold Lion Award

Basingstoke Gazette: City Peugeot dealership wins the Guild of Gold Award

9:31am Thursday 10th April 2014

PEUGEOT has presented a Basingstoke dealership with its prestigious Guild of Gold Lion Award in recognition of its perfor-mance in 2013.

Kilts were flying as Slaters celebrated ten years in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: James McKenzie, Peter John and Thomas Bebb celebrate Slaters' 10 th anniversary of being in Basingstoke

6:02pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

KILTS were the attire of choice for the team at menswear specialist Slaters as they marked a local milestone.

Hampshire firms offered keys to unlock Romanian export trade

Basingstoke Gazette: The Craiova Exhibition Centre

10:16am Wednesday 9th April 2014

FIRMS keen to sell into one of Europe’s most lucrative emerging economies are being offered an on the ground office and exhibition space via Hampshire Chamber of Commerce.

Qualitasse is the creme de la creme of the coffee world

Basingstoke Gazette: Qualitasse general manager Martin Perry

9:17am Wednesday 9th April 2014

STAFF at a Basingstoke-based firm are enjoying the sweet smell of success after landing a prestigious contract. Coffee experts Qualitasse has secured a deal to become the UK distributors of fiamma espresso equipment.

The Dulux dog will be at Wickes Basingstoke this Wednesday

Basingstoke Gazette: The Dulux dog will be at Wicks Basingstoke this Wednesday

2:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE Dulux dog will be making a special appearance at Wicks in Basingstoke, this Wednesday, from 10am to 2pm.

Hampshire Chamber predicts the county's core sectors will lead export growth

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire Chamber chief executive Stewart Dunn

12:53pm Monday 7th April 2014

FIRMS specialising in the IT, commercial marine, aerospace and environmental sectors will help drive regional export growth says Hampshire Chamber of Commerce as Export Week starts today.

Bear necessities for youngsters at the Newbury Building Society

Basingstoke Gazette: Barry the Bear with two-year-old Matthew Harber, from Limes Park, Basingstoke

12:13pm Monday 7th April 2014

BARRY the Bear is the latest addition to the Newbury Building Society family.

Hampshire firms given a much needed route to market through Meet the Buyer

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire Chamber Chief Executive Stewart Dunn and Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage

4:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

DEALS worth more than £13million were generated at a match making business event organised by Hampshire Chamber.

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomes Enterprise M3’s focus on economic growth

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller MP

12:56pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has welciomed Enterprise M3 LEP’s focus on economic growth.

Basingstoke Rugby Club tackles a new mission

Basingstoke Gazette: Front L-R: Charlie Davenport, Archie Lappin and Zak Gosling, with back row l-r: Abbie Sarginson, Jonny Harris from London Irish, Carel Rose and Emma Slaughter from AXA Wealth and Basingstoke player Ryan Davis with Fran Harvey

11:24am Thursday 3rd April 2014

“JOIN our team” – that is the message from Basingstoke Rugby Football Club for local businesses.

A Basingstoke firm has moved up in the HR world

Basingstoke Gazette: The HR Solutions team, with managing director Laura Davis on the far left

11:48am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

HR Solutions has moved to new offices in Basingstoke as part of its growth strategy for 2014.

Graduates keen to move to Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: Destination Basingstoke managing director Felicity Edwards

5:12pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

DESTINATION Basingstoke attended a graduate recruitment fair at Oxford Brookes University last week.

Chineham Centre Opticians looks forward to a bright future with Oculus

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: Jeff Jacobs, Cllr Dan Putty and Chris Cox

6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

THERE is a positive outlook at Chineham Centre Opticians as it embarks on a new business venture.

Centerprise warns businesss to act now as the Windows XP deadline looms

Basingstoke Gazette: SAFETY FEATURES: Google and Microsoft are to make it harder to access child abuse images on the internet

3:59pm Friday 28th March 2014

CENTERPRISE International is warning businesses to act now or face the threat of falling victim to hackers and viruses as there is less than two weeks to go before Microsoft pulls the plug on its Windows XP operating system.

Baker Tilly has merged its two Basingstoke offices

Basingstoke Gazette: Mike Blain, office managing partner at Baker Tilly on Basing View

9:17am Friday 28th March 2014

ACCOUNTANCY firm Baker Tilly has merged its two Basingstoke offices.

It's all change for a popular Basingstoke newsagents

Basingstoke Gazette: Lingam Raj and Sue Foyle shake hands outside Foyles Newsagents in London Street, Basingstoke

9:52am Thursday 27th March 2014

THE sale of a well-known Basingstoke newsagents is the end of an era – but its name will live on under new ownership.

Planning minister opens door to new homes on farms

Basingstoke Gazette: Christopher D’Olley

5:08pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

FARMERS with redundant buildings are on track to gain the rights to convert them for residential use.

No pain no gain for Basingstoke businesses

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: Julie Bryant, David Smy and Stephen Edwards of Haines Watts

9:37am Wednesday 26th March 2014

NO pain, no gain was Haines Watts’ take on the Chancellor’s budget.

Naomi House and Jacksplace to get Wealth of support from AXA staff

Basingstoke Gazette: AXA Wealth chief executive Mike Kellard

8:09am Tuesday 25th March 2014

AXA Wealth employees, based at the firm’s Basingstoke head office, are gearing up to provide a year of volunteering and fundraising support for Naomi House and Jacksplace.

New Forest Ice Cream steps into the limelight

Basingstoke Gazette: New Forest ice cream steps into the limelight

5:13pm Monday 24th March 2014

ANVIL Arts – which runs The Anvil and The Haymarket in Basingstoke – hope their support for a Hampshire business will turn out to be a n-ice move for customers and business.

Gillette and Basingstoke College of Technology are cutting-edge partners

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: BCoT apprentice Kristian Carbonaro, with Gregor Meissner from Gillette and BcoT head of engineering Christian Clifford-Jones

12:28pm Friday 21st March 2014

THE next generation of engineers are at the cutting-edge – thanks to a deal signed between Basingstoke College of Technology and Gillette.

Good news for the housing market as Help to Buy is extended

Basingstoke Gazette: Connells Hereford

4:26pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE extension of the Government’s Help to Buy scheme in George Osborne’s budget announcement is good news for home buyers and the housing market, according to Connells estate agents.

Network Rail bridges the gap to Basing View

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: Borough council deputy leader Cllr Ranil Jayawardena with Network Rail project manager Jeff Rose at the new footbridge

9:32am Thursday 20th March 2014

A MILESTONE has been reached in the development of the £10million Network Rail regional control and training centre in Basingstoke.

Discover Baker Tilly’s reactions to the Budget

Basingstoke Gazette: BIG DAY: Chancellor George Osborne will unveil his fiscal plans

5:13pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

TODAY The Chancellor announced that there is “no major advanced economy growing faster than the UK.”

Budget boost for small businesses, says local tax and accountancy specialist, but more is needed

Basingstoke Gazette: BIG DAY: Chancellor George Osborne will unveil his fiscal plans

4:52pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

SMALL businesses across Basingstoke have received a much-needed Budget boost from the Chancellor, according to TaxAssist Accountants, but much more was needed.

The Chancellor steers a steady course for small businesses

Basingstoke Gazette: Federation of Small Businesses proposes National Insurance holiday

4:28pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has welcomed the 2014 Budget believing it shows progress on economic recovery and maintains the momentum for growth aspirations.

Good news for manufacturers as Chancellor delivers on his word

Basingstoke Gazette: BIG DAY: Chancellor George Osborne will unveil his fiscal plans

4:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

TODAY’S Budget Statement has been good news for manufacturers as the Chancellor delivers to his word, says the EEF.

It's been an encouraging budget for business according to Hampshire Chamber

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire Chamber chief executive Stewart Dunn

3:45pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

IT has been an encouraging budget for business. That is according to the chief executive of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, Stewart Dunn, commenting on George Osborne’s budget speech today.

Chineham Centre Opticians re-launches this Friday

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

1:15pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

CHINEHAM Centre Opticians is being re-launched this Frida by the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane.

Hampshire Chamber is urging the Chancellor to focus on tackling youth unemployment in today’s budget.

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire Chamber chief executive Stewart Dunn

8:48am Wednesday 19th March 2014

HAMPSHIRE Chamber is urging the Chancellor, George Osborne, to focus support on tackling youth unemployment in today’s budget.

Suits you sir...Black Tie wins Best Groomswear Retailer at national awards

Basingstoke Gazette: Graeme Healy at the Black Tie shop in New Street, Basingstoke

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

IT ALL turned out well for a specialist in wedding suit hire and bespoke tailoring when they took part in a prestigious competition.

Two Basing View firms are recognised as being among the best employers in the UK

Basingstoke Gazette: NewVoiceMedia chief executive officer Jonathan Gale

3:50pm Thursday 13th March 2014

TWO Basing View firms have been recognised as top companies to work for. NewVoiceMedia, headquartered at Belvedere and Business Environment which operates serviced offices at ViewPoint have been ranked 95 th and 77 th respectively in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014, by The Sunday Times.

Everything checks out for Procius

Basingstoke Gazette: L-R: Nick Trollope and Julian Parker who head Procius

9:29am Thursday 13th March 2014

A BASINGSTOKE pre-employment background screening company has reached its 10th anniversary milestone – and it is going from strength to strength.

Meet the Buyer event aims to help Hampshire firms pitch for contracts worth millions

Basingstoke Gazette: The Hampshire Chamber of Commerce is one of three founding members of the Awards alongside Winchester BID and the Hampshire Chronicle.

3:07pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

NORTH Hampshire firms have the chance to pitch for a share of contracts worth millions of pounds at a special match-making day.

Free business clinic available from QualitySolicitors Clarke & Son

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

6:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

QUALITYSOLICITORS Clarke & Son is running a free business clinic at The Hampshire Court Hotel on Thursday March 20.

Alphabet celebrates double success at 2014 BusinessCar Awards

Basingstoke Gazette: Alphabet chief executive officer Richard Schooling

5:11pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

STAFF at leading corporate vehicle leasing company Alphabet are celebrating after the firm landed two industry awards.

‘Best’ taxi firm prides itself on service

Basingstoke Gazette: Roy Sheriff, who runs Winchfield Taxis and Hart Taxis

8:42am Monday 10th March 2014

A HUSBAND-and-wife team who started a taxi firm in 2000 in Winchfield have been voted the Best Taxi Service in Fleet.

Linde Material Handling appoints new head of customer service

Basingstoke Gazette: Mark Sullivan is Linde Material Handling's new head of customer service

1:44pm Saturday 8th March 2014

LINDE Material Handling has appointed a new head of customer service at its basingstoke base.

Deli good news for Dayer's Fine Foods and Le Caffe Aroma

Basingstoke Gazette: Dayer's Fine Foods business partners Simon Dayer and Dawn Valler and their team at TechData

9:03am Friday 7th March 2014

PROVIDING top-quality food at reason-able prices is the bread and butter of an expanding Basingstoke business.

It was a case of paws for thought at Centerprise International on Tuesday

Basingstoke Gazette: Centerprise chairman rafi Razzak with hellow staff  and Hounds for heroes founder Allen Parton, along with Rokkie and EJ

9:06am Thursday 6th March 2014

THE coffers of a charity set up by a Gulf War veteran are £6,000 better off – thanks to support from Centerprise International.

Valleyserve celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Basingstoke Gazette: Valleyserve apprentice Matthew Dorn

5:49pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

IT’S National Apprenticeship Week! And one firm celebrating the positive impact apprenticeships have had on its business is Valleyserve.






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