8:00am Monday 20th October 2014
8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014
8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014
Sir.–Firstly, as secretary, I would like to offer you my sincere thanks, on behalf of the Basingstoke and Deane Over-55s Forum for placing our article in your paper recently which drew lots of people to purchase tickets.
9:53am Friday 17th October 2014
9:46am Thursday 16th October 2014
Sir.–I am a midwife employed at Basingstoke hospital. Having written to Basingstoke MP Maria Miller regarding the current pay dispute, I received a letter from her informing me that while she recognised our ‘hard work and dedication’, the Government considers it ‘unaffordable’ to give us the pay rise recommended by our Pay Review Body. Here is my open letter to her in response:
8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014
Sir.–Having seen this year’s variety show, I want to publicly thank everyone involved in the production. The show was sold out and I can only apologise to those unable to get tickets. You missed a treat.
8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014
8:00am Monday 13th October 2014
Sir.– Isn’t it time that whoever is responsible for the many bridges that pass over the ring road system to start planning for protective measures to be put in place to help prevent anyone from jumping from them?
8:00am Sunday 12th October 2014
8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014
8:36am Friday 10th October 2014
12:58pm Thursday 9th October 2014
8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014
8:00am Monday 6th October 2014
8:00am Sunday 5th October 2014
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8:46am Friday 3rd October 2014
9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014
8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014
8:00am Monday 29th September 2014
8:00am Sunday 28th September 2014
Sir.–Following on from the letter ‘Kindness after a fall’, I was also a victim of the pavements in Basingstoke, when recently I suffered facial, arm and leg injuries, having tripped on a damaged paving stone on an estate footpath in Brighton Hill.
8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014
8:22am Friday 26th September 2014
9:04am Thursday 25th September 2014
Sir.–During the discussions about the Old Common site, and whether it is the right place for Basingstoke Town Football Club to relocate, the issue of living in the central town area was raised by one of the councillors in Cabinet.
8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014
8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014
8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014
8:40am Friday 19th September 2014
8:51am Thursday 18th September 2014
8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014
6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014
8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014
8:00am Monday 15th September 2014
8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014
8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014
10:18am Friday 12th September 2014
9:06am Thursday 28th August 2014
8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014
8:00am Monday 25th August 2014
8:00am Sunday 24th August 2014
8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014
Sir.–Re Cllr Colin Regan’s letter about the Number 4 bus, I am so pleased he has raised this issue as I am concerned that following the scrutiny committee's meeting with a Stagecoach representative, and a tentative promise to review the bus service in conjunction with a forthcoming Hampshire County Council review, there is a strong possibility that this issue may just melt away.
8:20am Friday 22nd August 2014
9:49am Thursday 21st August 2014
Sir.–Having read Douglas Patterson’s letter at the beginning of July, I chose to wait and see how others responded. I was encouraged to read the responses from Martin Heath and Paul Beavers but surprised that more people were not motivated to write in.
8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014
8:00am Monday 18th August 2014
8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014
8:17am Friday 15th August 2014
Sir.–On July 27, two little girls, their granddad and a little well-loved multi coloured bear boarded a train from Basingstoke to Fleet. They spoke to us saying they were going to the jungle. In fact they spent the afternoon at Fleet Pond – we ran into them again later that afternoon.
9:37am Thursday 14th August 2014
Sir.–When I was curating the ‘All Our Own Work’ art gallery in Festival Place, a four-year-old little girl walked in with her parents and brother and sister and said in a big, loud voice “What’s all this about then?”
8:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014