Funding boost for carers

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8:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO hospices in Hampshire have received a one-off funding boost to help support carers.

Two women rescued after car overturns on B3046

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attending a blaze in Southampton

5:16pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO elderly women were freed from a car that overturned on a rural road.

Young people offered free activities throughout summer holidays

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council is offering young people across Basingstoke the opportunity to take part in a fun-filled programme of free activities during the summer holidays.

Basingstoke gets new evening bus

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3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

LATE-night travellers in Basingstoke will be able to jump on board a new evening bus from next month.

New state-of-the-art heart scanner installed at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE hospital is at the forefront of the complex art of scanning hearts – thanks to a specialist consultant and some state-of-the-art equipment.

Broadband trial comes in for criticism

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TRIAL to deliver vastly-improved broadband speeds has been criticised by some homeowners in Basingstoke.

Chineham residents get chance to see plan for 150 new homes

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Chineham have been taking a close-up look at plans to build 150 new homes near the Hampshire International Business Park.

Shoppers dig deep for charity

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9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

GENEROUS shoppers pulled in the pounds for charity at a recent collection.

Q&A with Jeanne-Marie Hatcher

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

JEANNE-Marie Hatcher travelled around a lot as a small child as her father was in the Army but in her teens her family settled in Surrey.

New sponsor is an asset to the Inspire Business Awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ASSET Advantage is a new sponsor for the 2014 Inspire Business Awards.

Dance will mark retirement of Professor Mike Fulford

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6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PROFESSOR, who has led the Silchester dig since it began in 1997, is set to retire.

BCoT open days revealed

Basingstoke Gazette: Anthony Bravo

8:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE college has confirmed the dates for the next academic year’s open days.

Basingstoke Big Lunch raises cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BIG lunch was enjoyed at a Basingstoke church by people taking part in a national event designed to bring the community together.

Plans to redevelop petrol station in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette: BP sets aside extra £1.4bn for Deepwater Horizon disaster payouts

3:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A PETROL station in Basingstoke is set to get a makeover if plans are given the green light by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Thief steals silver jewellery in Oakridge burglary

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SILVER jewellery was taken during a burglary in Oakridge.

Robber targets security guard delivering cash at Basingstoke Leisure Park

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2:11pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN attacked a security guard who was delivering money to a cash machine in Basingstoke.

Drug addict grew cannabis at his Basingstoke home

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1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A DRUG addict, who ran a “sophisticated operation” producing thousands of pounds worth of cannabis at his Basingstoke home, has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

The Gazette Needs You

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:36pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TO HELP us mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, The Gazette is looking for people with a connection to the war to tell their stories.

Shot-putter still hoping to overturn drugs ban

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FORMER British shot-putter has been given hope in his long battle to clear his name following a life ban for failing a doping test.

Former pupils of Basingstoke High School for Girls enjoy reunion

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GROUP of women – some of whom had not seen each other for half a century – had a wonderful time turning back the clock as they reminisced at a school reunion organised by the former head girl.

Karen Davies voted onto Overton Parish Council

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9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NEW councillor has been voted on to Overton Parish Council.

Deadline approaching for Hartley Wintney cycle path consultation

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7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE deadline is approaching for people to have their say about plans to improve cycle routes and pedestrian crossings in Hartley Wintney.

The Crown reopens after revamp

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A VILLAGE pub is back in the heart of the local community following a revamp.

Volunteering drop-in sessions to be held at Basingstoke Discovery Centre

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6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DROP-IN sessions will be held at the Basingstoke Discovery Centre to provide more information about volunteering and to encourage more people to help in their local community.

Schoolchildren remember First World War

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE school held an afternoon of activities to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Plenty of interest in creating WW1 commemoration for Whitchurch

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5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DOZEN people have expressed an interest in creating a work of art to commemorate the First World War in Whitchurch.

Superfast broadband coming to Lasham area

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3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

HOMES and businesses in villages to the south of Basingstoke will be among the latest to benefit from a superfast broadband programme.

Hook housing estate plan rejected

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1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build a small housing estate on the outskirts of Hook has been rejected.

Water companies accused of overcharging people in north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOME households in Basingstoke and Deane could be overpaying on their water bills because of a charge that should not be there.

Elderly residents hit out at plans to cut emergency alarm system funding

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS at a sheltered housing estate in Basingstoke have hit out at Hampshire County Council after it announced plans to cut funding for emergency alarm systems.

Teacher at The Hurst paints Book Bench

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9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE head of art at The Hurst Community College, in Baughurst, has painted one of the 50 unique Book Benches that have appeared in London as part of the Books About Town sculpture trail.

Hartley Wintney set for schools fundraiser

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A FUNDRAISER for three schools will take place in Hartley Wintney next week.

Pop-up business is aiming to grow

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A NEW pop-up business has opened in Basingstoke’s Festival Place – and the woman behind it is hoping it will be the start of a growing success story.

Warning made after rise in call-outs to children left in hot cars

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

LOCAL ambulance crews have seen a rise in call-outs about small children being left in cars as temperatures soar.

Musical talent on show at Sherfield School

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned out to enjoy a day of crafts and musical talent in Sherfield-on-Loddon.

Pelican cancer chief briefs BCoT students

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE chief executive of Pelican Cancer Foundation spoke to health and social care groups about the charity’s vital role in life-saving research.

Drinkers enjoy festival cheers at Hartley Wintney Football Club

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

TWENTY different beers were on offer at an annual ale festival.

Retiring teachers chalk up 75 years at Aldworth School

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

IT’S the end of an era as two teachers, who have collectively clocked up over 75 years at the same school, retire.

Vyne pupils are in the pink

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PUPILS were in the pink as they raced around their school playing field to raise money for a worthy cause.

All revved up for CarFest summer festival

Basingstoke Gazette: Sharleen Spiteri from Texas at last year's CarFest

11:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE countdown has well and truly begun to a major summer festival held at a north Hampshire farm.

Freemasons give to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Freemasonry group has donated £4,000 to a local charity. The group has decided to award the bank-boosting funds to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and it will help the air ambulance carry out life-saving emergencies.

Gates decision made in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

MONEY has been made available to replace two gates at Edward Kersley Playing Field, in Overton.

Thought for the week - Father Mark Hogan

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

I THOUGHT that this holy time of Ramadan for Muslims might be a good opportunity to share the high esteem that the Catholic Church has for other religions, such as Islam.

Underwater-themed balloon display for Basingstoke hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THEY may not have actually gone under the hammer but auctioning off parts of an underwater-themed balloon display paid off for a Basingstoke hospice.

Secret shopper Mary Portas comes to town

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5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RETAIL guru Mary Portas is keen to offer her advice to independent shop owners in Basingstoke as part of a new series.

Dogs join Sherfield School pupils on fundraising walk

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

DOZENS of children, parents and staff took a stroll around the grounds of Sherfield School in aid of a charity.

Former work colleagues step back in time

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE was a real blast from the past for former work colleagues as they gathered for the opening of a time capsule that was buried 60 years ago.

Nashfest cash to help good causes

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people descended on a family’s garden to enjoy live music while raising money for two good causes.

Trauma network saving more lives

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11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A REGIONAL trauma network is being hailed as a success after it was found that critically injured patients now have a 30 per cent better chance of survival.

Odiham Fire Show cancelled

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9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

IT MAY be the height of summer but organisers have cancelled this year’s Odiham Fire Show due to bad weather.







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