Burnt out car had been stolen

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

10:04am Saturday 30th August 2014

A STOLEN car was found burnt out in a field near Oakley.

Great weather for ducks in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

IT WAS certainly weather for ducks as hundreds of people turned out in the rain for a popular annual event.

Council could buy fire-damaged pub in North Warnborough

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PUB in North Warnborough, which was gutted in a suspected arson attack, could be bought by a local council.

Whitchurch gears up for annual fete

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN ANNUAL fete will be held in Whitchurch on Saturday.

Popley teenager inspired by Jessie J to shave hair for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

SHE has waited two years – and now a big-hearted schoolgirl has finally been given the go-ahead to lose her long locks for a good cause.

Animal welfare guide published

Basingstoke Gazette: AT THE SERVICE: Holly the dog looks excited about the service

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council has joined forces with its partners to inform people of their responsibilities for animal welfare.

12 most bizarre stories covered by The Gazette

Basingstoke Gazette: Stephen Gough on his journey through Basingstoke

12:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Gazette has compiled a list of 12 of the most unusual and bizarre stories covered by our reporters over the years, from a buffalo being beamed up by a UFO to a poo found in a bag!

Children 'put at risk by Tadley after-school club'

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AN AFTER-school club in Tadley has been told the children in its care are at risk of harm.

Man suffers 'serious injuries' in Worting Road crash

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:36am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car near a Basingstoke supermarket this morning.

Foreign nurses sought for jobs at Basingstoke hospital

Basingstoke Gazette: Donna Green, chief operating officer

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE trust which runs Basingstoke hospital is looking to recruit nurses from as far afield as the Philippines after failing to hit staffing targets.

Missing teenager Leigh Taylor found 'safe and well'

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:49am Friday 29th August 2014

A MISSING teenager who was last seen in Oakridge has been found “safe and well”.

Tributes flood in for Alice Newbold

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:31am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FAMILY has paid tribute to an adventurous young woman who was found hanged in her flat by her father.

Long-running show will return to Aldermaston for 72nd year running

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A LONG-RUNNING show which has been held for more than seven decades is to return to Aldermaston this year.

Summer fundraising drive for local animal centres

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds are to be raised for Basingstoke animal shelters through a summer fundraising drive.

Evening of live music tonight will raise money for Citizens Advice Bureau

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN EVENING of live music will raise money for the Basingstoke Citizens Advice Bureau tonight.

VIDEO: Colleagues take on Ice Bucket Challenge in memory of workmate's son

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:51pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A CRAZE, which has swept across the world, arrived in Basingstoke last week when staff from a local business took on the Ice Bucket Challenge.

VIDEO: Website launch for Bombay Sapphire gin distillery in Laverstoke

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:48am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOMBAY Sapphire Distillery is a step closer to opening in Laverstoke after launching its website where bookings can be made ahead of the October launch.

VIDEO: Basingstoke Town FC player takes on Ice Bucket Challenge - and nominates Keith Chegwin!

Basingstoke Gazette: Keith Chegwin will be one of the stars to appear in Cinderella at The Anvil this year

10:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

IT’S a craze that has swept the world as thousands of people take on the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for charity.

Family fun run cancelled after poor weather forecast

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:04am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FREE family fun day due to take place in Basingstoke this Saturday has been cancelled.

Kingsclere villagers express disappointment over biomass consultation

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8:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

KINGSCLERE Parish Council has expressed disappointment that it was not consulted at an earlier stage about plans for a biomass processing plant at Greenham Common.

War dedications made in Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOPS in Whitchurch have dedicated their window displays to remembering various wars.

Foul smell across Basingstoke prompts calls to council

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:26pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PUNGENT smell which spread across the borough last week prompted concerned residents to call the council.

Defibrillator installed in Overton

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1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LIFE-saving device has finally been installed in a village.

Action group offers lead on Winchfield plan

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11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WINCHFIELD will follow the example of other villages in drafting a neighbourhood plan – despite fears it could lead to division.

"Best ever" CarFest North and South festivals set new records

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:27am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The award-winning festivals are set to raise £1.5million for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

Future housing on agenda in Hook and Odiham

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5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

CONSULTATION evenings about future housing in Hart will take place next month. (Sept) Hart District Council wants people’s opinions about where development should take place in Hart, and will hold drop-in sessions where council officers will take questions.

AWE campaigners unveil seven-mile protest scarf

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS who are calling for an end to nuclear weapons took an unusual approach to get their message across – unfurling a seven-mile pink scarf between the AWE sites in Aldermaston and Burghfield.

Woman has head shaved for Cancer Research UK

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:23am Tuesday 26th August 2014

LOSING her long locks was worth it as far as a Basingstoke mum was concerned as she pulled in the pounds for a good cause.

Woman freed from car following crash on A339

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A WOMAN was cut free from a car after her vehicle collided with a van on the A339 in Kingsclere.

Thousands of people enjoy the finale of "best ever" CarFest

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:11am Monday 25th August 2014

THOUSANDS of families who have camped out over the last three days are now preparing to leave Laverstoke Park Farm after the finale of CarFest 2014.

Kaiser Chiefs wow crowd on second day of CarFest 2014

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:33am Sunday 24th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people returned to Laverstoke Park Farm yesterday to enjoy the second day of CarFest 2014.

Axford residents hit out at housing association over long grass near their homes

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

LETTING the grass grow near their homes has sparked a dispute between a group of elderly residents and a Basingstoke housing association.

Junior branch of Basingstoke Watch Group to meet next week

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE next meeting of Basingstoke Watch Group will be held in Overton when members of the junior branch will look at bats and moths.

Former Tadley school could be transformed into new homes

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEW homes could soon be built on the site of a former Tadley school.

Tadley schoolgirl rewarded by popular children's author

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CREATIVE schoolgirl shared the spotlight with a popular children’s author after she was one of the winners of a writing competition.

First day of CarFest 2014 is a roaring success

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THIS year’s CarFest got off to a roaring start on the opening day.

Tributes paid to popular judge

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Hampshire judge who died last week.

Thousands flock to the first day of CarFest 2014

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

2:55pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THOUSANDS of families are currently flocking to Laverstoke for the start of CarFest 2014.

Head of AWE to step down after four years at the helm

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE man at the head of AWE is stepping down after just four years in the role.

New Lord-Lieutenant announced for Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A SUCCESSOR to the Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire has been appointed.

Simbulance to be showcased at CarFest

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A ‘SIMBULANCE’ will be showcased for the first time at this weekend’s CarFest event.

Two-car crash on Basingstoke roundabout

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TWO hatchback cars crashed on a Basingstoke roundabout this afternoon.

Laverstoke gearing up for the launch of CarFest tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE sell-out CarFest event begins tomorrow when thousands of campers and day visitors will descend on Laverstoke Park Farm to enjoy a great line-up of entertainment and raise thousands of pounds for Children in Need.

Boy airlifted to hospital after A34 crash near Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

A TODDLER was one of four people injured in a crash that closed the A34 near Whitchurch yesterday.

Craft show to take place in Mortimer

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Mortimer West End District Produce and Craft Show will take place on Saturday.

Basingstoke man clocks up 40 years' service at Sainsbury's

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SOUTH Ham man was thrown a surprise party by his colleagues in celebration of clocking up 40 years of service at a supermarket.

18-year dig in Silchester comes to an end

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TEAM who have spent 18 years unearthing the secrets of Silchester’s past are to hang up their trowels - for now.

Fundraising campaign launched in memory of Whitchurch mum

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A GROUP of friends have launched a five-year fundraising campaign in memory of a mother who died this year of a brain tumour.

Developers offer Winchfield Parish Councillor private deal to buy land

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE chairman of a parish council said he was offered a deal to be privately included in a proposal to build hundreds of homes in a village.

Four Lanes Trust celebrates milestone by giving out £12,000 in grants

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11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BASINGSTOKE charity has celebrated 40 years of supporting the local community by giving away a bumper crop of £250 grants.






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