New Bishop of Basingstoke plans tour of north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE new Bishop of Basingstoke is a man on a 100-day mission as he embarks on a tour to reach out to all corners of the local community.

Government give go-ahead to plan for 400 homes in north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles

11:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

MORE than 400 new homes will be built in north Hampshire after a Government minister gave the green light to the plans.

Newfound office set to be turned into homes

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

9:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN EMPTY office in Newfound is set to be transformed into new homes after plans were approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Q&A with Basingstoke Town footballer Nathan Smart

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

NATHAN Smart, 29, from Basingstoke, plays for Basingtoke Town Football Club. He went to South View Infant and Junior schools, The Vyne Community School and then Queen Mary’s College.

Paralympian set to star in Basingstoke Half-Marathon

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A PARALYMPIAN who competed in the London 2012 Paralympics is one of two elite runners who will compete in this year’s Basingstoke Half-Marathon.

Crime rates remain low in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE police in Overton received 40 calls during August, of which eight were in relation to crime.

De La Rue issues profit warning

Basingstoke Gazette: De La Rue trading update falls below £100 million operating target

4:10pm Monday 29th September 2014

SHARES in De La Rue fell by 34 per cent on Friday after it issued a profit warning.

New cemetery sites proposed

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

FURTHER sites for a new cemetery will be investigated after concerns were raised about a plan to build one at North Waltham.

Tributes paid to former Bishop of Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette: The Rt Rev Michael Scott-Joynt at his official residence, Wolvesey, which he will leave behind when he retires next month (May)

11:56am Monday 29th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Bishop of Winchester, who died at the age of 71.

Cancer care at Basingstoke hospital praised by patients

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:48am Monday 29th September 2014

CANCER patients who have been treated at Basingstoke hospital have given plenty of positive feedback about the care they received there as part of a patient survey.

Plans to demolish and rebuild part of Festival Place car park unveiled

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 29th September 2014

PART of a multi-storey car park in the town centre will be demolished and re-built if Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet gives the go-ahead to the scheme.

Basingstoke boy band Concept through to the judges' houses stage of The X Factor

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:10am Monday 29th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have made it through to the next stage of The X Factor after surviving the nail-biting boot camp stage of the show.

Loony Party chief dines in Hook

Basingstoke Gazette: Alan “Howling Laud” Hope - Monster Raving Loony William Hill Party - VIDEO

9:00am Monday 29th September 2014

THE leader of the Monster Raving Loony Party celebrated the anniversary of a political beer launch by having a meal in Hook.

Southern Health pedallers power through Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

AN ENERGETIC team of cyclists from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust passed through Basingstoke on a journey to raise awareness of learning disabilities.

Superfast broadband site launched

Basingstoke Gazette: Internet highway: 15,000 Muswell Hill residents will be able to enjoy super-fast broadband with fibre-optic technology

8:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A NEW website has been launched for homeowners in Hampshire to find out when they will receive superfast broadband.

Family fun day boosts Sebastian's Action Trust

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A FUN day raised a record-breaking amount of cash for a north Hampshire charity.

Silchester beer festival raises £1,000

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

DRINKERS in Silchester had plenty to cheer about at the village’s annual beer festival.

Hook GP hits back over complaint

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

DON’T fight against us, campaign with us – that was the message from a Hook GP for a patient who complained about not getting an appointment at short notice.

Oakley woman inspired by dad to conquer fear

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

A BRAVE mum is set to face her fears and take part in a skydive for a good cause that is close to her heart.

Thought for the week - The Rev Karen Wellman

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

SCHOOL is back, the leaves are turning yellow, the schools and churches are having Harvest Festival celebrations, and before we know it the cold, the winter and Christmas will be upon us!

Mitch Lloyd of Petra Jewellery earns top Entrepreneurs Circle September award

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

THE owner and chief designer at Petra Jewellery has earned another shining accolade.

Festival Place shoppers boost coffers of RNLI

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

GENEROUS shoppers boosted the coffers of the Basingstoke branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, donating £741.59 to collectors in Festival Place, Basingstoke on August 9.

North Waltham pupils given tasty incentive to cut car travel

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

CHILDREN who chose not to travel by car to their village school were rewarded with a breakfast of pancakes, yoghurt, fruit and honey.

Hart District Council to get help with housing plan

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A RETIRED planning inspector will be drafted in to help Hart District Council draw up its future housing blueprint.

Samaritans open evening in Brookvale

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CHARITY that listens to people’s problems will hold a reception for potential volunteers.

Green fair puts focus on environment

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

GREEN issues and initiatives were well and truly in the spotlight this week as a variety of events were held as part of a drive to get people to focus on the environment.

Upham Brewery backs Hampshire OctoberFest

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE organisers of a Basingstoke beer festival have unveiled the event’s new headline sponsor.

First World War-themed fair is a success - despite cash snub from Hook Parish Council

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A SCOUT group in Hook marked the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with an event that was financially snubbed by the parish council.

Lorry crash closes A339 near Kingsclere

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:37pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE major route between Basingstoke and Newbury has closed this evening due to an overturned lorry.

Harwoods Basingstoke go full throttle to raise awareness

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE BMW and Mini service team at Harwoods Basingstoke went up a gear in driving up customer awareness by holding a special event.

Vigilante attack trio jailed for total of 44 years

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:15pm Friday 26th September 2014

TWO brothers and a woman have been jailed for a total of 44 years for a drunken vigilante attack.

Ofsted gives Basingstoke nursery top grading

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A NURSERY is celebrating after being given a top grading from inspectors.

Cliddesden WI celebrates 92nd birthday

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

ITS members are well-known for their cake-making skills – so it was fitting that a special cake was baked to mark the latest milestone for one of the oldest Women’s Institute (WI) branches in the country.

Thames Water will not face action over fatal pollution

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

HUNDREDS of fish died – but this week, the Environment Agency has announced that no enforcement action will be taken over the fatal pollution of a north Hampshire stream.

Latest Black Dam roundabout plans go on public display

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

PLANS for a multi-million-pound improvement project at one of Basingstoke’s major roundabouts went on show to the public this week.

Sherfield Beer Festival to take place this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A VILLAGE is gearing up for its annual beer festival this weekend.

Rotherwick Gift Fair to take place next week

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

8:35am Friday 26th September 2014

A POPULAR gift fair will celebrate its 30th birthday next week.

Plan to build six new homes in Whitchurch given go-ahead

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

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

SIX new homes are set to be built in a revamped hostel in Whitchurch after Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council planning officers gave the scheme the green light.

Wildlife enthusiasts plan mushroom hunt

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

YOUNG wildlife enthusiasts will scour a Hook beauty spot for mushrooms this weekend.

Burglars raid Eversley antiques shop

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

5:17pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THIEVES made off with thousands of pounds worth of antiques after a burglary near Hartley Wintney.

Profiles of fallen Tadley soldiers to go on display

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AN EXHIBITION of profiles of local men from the Tadley area who were killed during the First World War will take place at the weekend.

Basingstoke town centre venues unite to put on week of entertainment

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE town centre will stage a week of events from Saturday to celebrate this year’s Purple Flag Week.

Basingstoke nurse quits job to help fight against Ebola

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A BRAVE Basingstoke nurse is quitting her job to help people affected by the devastating Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

Basingstoke boyband Concept impress at The X Factor arena auditions

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have reached the next round of The X Factor after wowing judges at the arena stage of the competition.

Worker crushed by machine against steel pole

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:37am Thursday 25th September 2014

A BASING View firm has been fined for a safety breach after a worker was crushed by a vehicle against a steel post.

Bombay Sapphire designer tells of delight over project

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:26am Thursday 25th September 2014

ONE of the in-demand guests at the launch of the new Bombay Sapphire Distillery was the man behind the spectacular glasshouses – English designer Thomas Heatherwick.

Hospital Radio Basingstoke looking for DJs

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

HOSPITAL Radio Basingstoke is on the lookout for new recruits.

Bombay Sapphire wow crowds with their new Laverstoke Mill distillery

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:10am Thursday 25th September 2014

IT WAS a splendid and spectacular launch event befitting a splendid and spectacular achievement.

Boost your career at Basingstoke jobsfair

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

GOOD news for jobseekers and people looking to make a career move – a jobsfair is set to be staged by Gazette Newspapers at a key Basingstoke venue.

Basingstoke MP wants action on river pollution

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has given her support to Basingstoke Green Week – but she has also sounded a warning about pollution in the River Loddon.

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