Olympic swimmer to open charity fair in Hook

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A FORMER British Olympian swimmer will open a charity fair in Hook on Saturday.

Fitness instructor visits Manor Field Junior School

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

PUPILS were put through their paces when a fitness instructor visited their Basingstoke school.

Borough Council's town centre rejuvenation programme enters second year

Basingstoke Gazette: Top of The Town

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE’s Top of The Town is set to get a further boost as an ambitious plan to rejuvenate the historic heart of Basingstoke enters its second year.

Whitchurch Silk Mill fundraiser pulls in the crowds

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MORE than 300 people flocked to Whitchurch Silk Mill to enjoy an evening of live music that delivered welcome donations to a fundraising campaign.

City Motor Holdings expands its portfolio

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CITY Motor Holdings, based in Basingstoke, has purchased a Peugeot dealership in Newbury as the company continues to go from strength to strength.

Moped stolen from house in Brighton Hill

Basingstoke Gazette: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MOPED was stolen from a house in a Basingstoke suburb.

Wallet stolen from car parked in Burghclere

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE want to trace a man seen using bank cards from a wallet stolen in Burghclere.

Flower festival taking place in Bramley

Basingstoke Gazette: Paper Flowers

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ST James Church in Bramley is holding a three-day flower festival.

Knife-wielding rapist fails in appeal bid

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A KNIFE-WIELDING rapist, who evaded justice for more than 30 years, has lost a bid to overturn his conviction.

Work begins on new John Lewis and Waitrose store in Basing View

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WORK has started on building the landmark John Lewis at home and Waitrose store in Basingstoke.

Runners pound pavements around Festival Place to raise cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

HUNDREDS of runners pounded the pavements around Basingstoke’s Festival Place shopping centre to pull in the pounds for a good cause.

Anglers to remember Terry Dobbie at annual memorial match

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANGLERS will remember one of their own at a memorial match in Odiham on Saturday.

Prisoner with Basingstoke links on the run from open jail

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:04am Thursday 24th July 2014

A CONVICTED burglar with links to Basingstoke has gone missing from an open prison.

Fun for all the family at Whitchurch Parish Fete

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE was fun for all the family in Whitchurch as around 1,000 people flocked to the town’s parish fete.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council chief Tony Curtis to step down later this year

Basingstoke Gazette: Tony Curtis

8:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE chief executive of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has announced that he is to step down after seven years at the helm.

Airstrip mooted as new home for football team

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

8:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN AIRSTRIP could be used as a new site for a football club in Hook.

Tadley Runners celebrate 25th birthday

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5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TADLEY Runners celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special barbecue for 80 past and present members.

“Go for Gold Gemma!”

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AXA Wealth will be shouting ‘go for gold Gemma’ during the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which start this evening.

Promotion time at Lamb Brooks

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:33pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THERE have been a few promotions at a town centre law firm Lamb Brooks Solicitors. Laura Bell and Sue Squires are the latest promotions at the firm in Winchester Street, becoming associate solicitors.

Bake-off raises cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STAFF and consultants at BMI The Hampshire Clinic have pulled in the pounds for a good cause after hosting a great bake-off contest.

Increased scrutiny continues for AWE Aldermaston

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AWE is to remain under increased scrutiny by a government watchdog for the second year.

Plan hatched to evict noisy peacocks from Overton

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1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PESKY peacocks are causing a stir in Overton – and moves are afoot to evict them from the village.

Inquest opened after man's body found in Overton garage

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12:46pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN INQUEST has been opened and adjourned after a man’s body was found in Overton.

Woman threatens to kill former carer

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WOMAN left threatening messages on her former carer’s answerphone, leaving her victim terrified.

Q&A with Basingstoke and North Hants bowler Ryan Connor

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BASINGSTOKE and North Hants cricketer Ryan Connor is the eldest of two children and grew up in West London.

Rector gets soaking at church fete

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A RECTOR got a soaking as part of an annual church fete in Overton.

Children enjoy challenge run by AWE

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5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE annual Chain Reaction Challenge, organised by AWE, saw children from across the region take part in fun scientific experiments.

Hampshire Chamber picks The Fuelcard People

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

3:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAMPSHIRE Chamber of Commerce has appointed The Fuelcard People, as its preferred fuel cards supplier. Its 1,600 member companies now have access to discount diesel and petrol not just throughout Hampshire, but across the UK.

Hampshire gets £1million broadband funding boost

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Roy Perry.

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAMPSHIRE is set to benefit from an additional £1million of funding from the Government to install superfast broadband.

Shire agrees to AbbVie deal

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE board of Basingstoke-based Shire plc agreed to merge with American drugs company AbbVie Inc.

HIV fears for child who fell on discarded needle

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MOTHER faces months of anxiety after her son fell on a carelessly discarded needle.

Rural areas to benefit from superfast broadband

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12:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

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

Unmanned plane crashes into hangar at Popham Airfield

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11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LIGHT aircraft collided with a hangar at Popham Airfield after it started to move with no-one on board.

Support Cats Protection Basingstoke & District Branch at their fundraising summer fair

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:42am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The Linda Burgess Memorial Summer Fair - will take place at The Viables Community Centre, Harrow Way, Basingstoke on Saturday, July 28 from 1pm until 3.30pm.

James Arbuthnot visits Israel

Basingstoke Gazette: James Arbuthnot

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE MP for North East Hampshire was honoured for his support of Israel during a tree-planting ceremony near Jerusalem.

Teenager plans trip of a lifetime

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

AN INTREPID teenager is looking forward to taking part in the journey of a lifetime.

Overton Parish Council agrees to support village swimming pool

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5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

MONEY has been put aside to help keep a popular Overton swimming pool open.

Dog handler posted to the Falkland Islands

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FORMER pupil from The Hurst Community College is helping to guard the Falkland Islands – with the help of a canine friend.

Baby named after Tylney Hall Hotel

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

IT’S always a difficult decision to choose a name for a new-born baby – but a couple have taken the unusual approach of calling their daughter after their favourite hotel.

Haines Watts and Hays continue to support the Inspire Business Awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:31am Monday 21st July 2014

FOR the fifth year running, accountancy firm Haines Watts is sponsoring the Employer of the Year at the INSPIRE Business Awards

Britain from above - correct location of aerial image revealed

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

ON FRIDAY, The Gazette asked our online readers to identify the location of this photograph, taken over an area of north Hampshire in 1949.

Charity collection at supermarket raises £2,000

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

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE-based charity has received a welcome boost after two funding appeal collections raised well over £2,000.

Highclere pub applies to change licence

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

7:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A PUB in Highclere has applied to change its premises licence.

Chinook crew from RAF Odiham land at infant school

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A CHINOOK crew delighted pupils when they landed one of the RAF’s newest aircraft at an Odiham school.

Solar farm plans criticised by councillor

Basingstoke Gazette: Politicians give their views on first year of the Gazette's Green Town, Green Borough Campaign

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PLANS to build a solar farm in Overton have been criticised by a parish councillor.

Delay over signing of legal agreement for Basingstoke Town Football Club's new stadium land

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

A LEGAL agreement between Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Basingstoke Town Football Club for the transfer of land needed for a new stadium will not be signed until councillors have seen reports which led to the decision.

Thought for the week - Andy Taylor

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

IN a letter to the church at Ephesus, the apostle Paul makes this statement: “Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”

Basingstoke woman to walk 500 miles for charity

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

7:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE woman is set to take up the challenge of walking 500 miles across three months to raise money to start up a partnership which will provide inspirational events for charities.

Bombay Sapphire gin tourist attraction to open in October

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:30pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A LANDMARK tourist attraction, which has been under construction for more than two years, will finally open to the public in October – and it is expected to attract 100,000 visitors a year.

Sisters to climb mountain for bipolar mum

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SISTERS from Kingsclere are preparing for a mountain of a challenge to raise money for a charity which supports people with mental health issues.

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