Basingstoke boy band tell of delight after making it through to next stage of The X Factor

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:30pm Thursday 2nd October 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.

Basingstoke Town Football Club to hold public exhibition on new stadium plans

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

REVISED plans for the new Basingstoke Town Football Club stadium will go on display next week.

Review of CarFest 2014 to be held at Overton Parish Council

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Evans and Jody Scheckter at this year's Carfest South.

1:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

CLARE Scheckter, along with representatives from Brand Events, who run the annual CarFest South event at Laverstoke Park Farm, will be attending Overton Parish Council to review this year’s event.

Newly-qualified nurses and midwives celebrate at graduation ceremony

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

SCORES of newly-qualified nurses and midwives celebrated their achievements together with their families and friends at a special graduation ceremony.

Basingstoke garage to team up with M&S

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

11:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

MOTORISTS in Basingstoke will be able to stock up on food from Marks & Spencer once construction work on a garage is completed.

Part of Festival Place car park to be demolished after winning Cabinet approval

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

PART of a multi-storey car park in the town centre will be demolished and re-built after Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council have the go-ahead to the scheme.

New police base plans go on show

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:59am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MULTI-million pound investigation and custody centre is planned for Basingstoke – but the scheme will result in the closure of the town’s existing police station.

National ploughing competition to take place in north Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: AMAZING WORK: One of the competitors in the annual ploughing match

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A NATIONAL ploughing contest will be held in Basingstoke and Deane next weekend as the event returns to Hampshire for the first time in over three decades.

Bombay Sapphire Distillery is a hit with visitors on its opening day

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:55pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

IT HAS been four years in the making but now the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is officially open to visitors.

Runners enjoy race around The Vyne

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

HUNDREDS of runners pounded their way around the grounds of a north Hampshire tourist attraction as part of a new event.

Fitness sessions for new mums launched

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

NEW and soon-to-be mothers across Basingstoke are being encouraged to join two new pregnancy and post-natal fitness courses.

New homes allocation policy to be discussed next week

Basingstoke Gazette: Information Commissioner's Office to investigate Basingstoke and Deane data leak

3:57pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHANGES aimed at introducing a simpler and fairer way of allocating homes to residents in need across the borough will be discussed by councillors next week.

Latest phase of high-speed broadband rollout launches this month

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Roy Perry

2:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RURAL parts of Basingstoke will be able to benefit from high-speed broadband after Hampshire County Council launched the next phase of its Superfast Broadband Programme.

Concern over plan to close Whitchurch police station

Basingstoke Gazette: Whitchurch borough councillor Keith Watts

1:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

ALL Whitchurch-based police officers will no longer be based in the town under plans to sell-off Hampshire Constabulary’s buildings.

Baker Tilly offers strategy advice

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

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE ability to define, articulate and implement strategy is key to achieving business profit and value.

Winchfield woman dies in swimming pool tragedy

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke magistrates court reopens

11:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A YOUNG woman drowned in a holiday swimming pool tragedy on the day she planned to visit a potential wedding venue with her fiancé.

Arrests made after series of taxi driver robberies in South Ham

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

11:21am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A MAN has been charged and five people arrested after a series of robbery attempts on taxi drivers responding to pre-booked fares in Basingstoke.

More than 5,000 horses abandoned in Hampshire last year

Basingstoke Gazette: Scoobie the horse now

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MORE than 5,000 horses were abandoned in Hampshire last year, new figures have revealed.

DFS is set to open a store in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:25am Wednesday 1st October 2014

EUROPE’S number one sofa specialist is set to open a store in Basingstoke – delivering around 15 new jobs.

Odiham hall receives grant to build new stage

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A VILLAGE hall in Odiham has received £2,000 to build a stage.

Fun for all the family at Tadley fire station

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TADLEY fire station celebrated 40 years of serving the community with a family fun day.

Plan to build houses on vacant land in Hook

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

VACANT land in the centre of Hook could be the site for new homes.

The INSPIRE14 Business Awards have reached the crunch stage

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:35pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE finalists of the INSPIRE14 Business Awards have been revealed.

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.

Basingstoke jobs fair to be held next month

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

4:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PEOPLE looking to start work or improve their career prospects will soon have the chance to get free expert help and advice at the Basingstoke Jobs and Careers Fair.

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.

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