Flood volunteers to be honoured

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9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN AWARDS ceremony to honour volunteers who helped in this year’s flooding crisis is set to take place at the end of the month.

Come Dine With Me looking to return to Basingstoke for filming

Basingstoke Gazette: Richard, Sophie, Gabrielle, Spencer and Gill on Come Dine with Me

4:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A GROUP of five food lovers from Basingstoke made a lasting bond when they competed in the 2010 series of Come Dine With Me.

Hook allotment gets Lottery boost

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9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MAMMAL boxes and picnic benches will be built at an allotment in Hook – thanks to a funding boost.

Road flood repairs are near completion in Whitchurch

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

6:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORK was due to be completed this week on repairing a Whitchurch road that was damaged in the recent flooding.

BCoT trips are tailor-made for students

Basingstoke Gazette: BCoT trips are tailor-made for students

8:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE Clothes Show Live, Pure London trade fair and Westfield Shopping Centre provided the perfect backdrop for BCoT fashion retail students’ research into their 2014 final major project.

Lowde Fest line-up announced

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

5:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE LINE-UP has been announced for a music festival near Hartley Wintney.

Basingstoke Multicultural Forum to hold annual meeting

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

3:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE Basingstoke Multicultural Forum is holding its annual general meeting on May 1 to try to promote understanding of different cultures, religions and communities.

County council goes to war on potholes

Basingstoke Gazette: County council goes to war on potholes

11:30am Monday 21st April 2014

POTHOLES across the region are being targeted in the wake of the heaviest winter rainfall for 250 years.

Overton villagers vow to fight plans to build houses on Great North Field

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

11:00am Monday 21st April 2014

BOOS and laughter from residents greeted plans to possibly build 300 homes on a green field in Overton.

Rainbows pack can't restart without volunteer

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

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A VOLUNTEER is needed to help re-start the Rainbows pack in Kempshott, Basingstoke.

Cricket tales leave fans bowled over

Basingstoke Gazette: Cricket tales leave fans bowled over

6:00am Monday 21st April 2014

THE FORMER chairman of selectors for the England cricket team entertained enthusiasts in Hartley Wintney.

Hundreds flock to lambing event

Basingstoke Gazette: Hundreds flock to lambing event

5:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

HUNDREDS of visitors flocked to an Overton farm to see lambs being born last weekend.

Crazy hair event raises money for Diabetes UK

Basingstoke Gazette: Crazy hair event raises money for Diabetes UK

3:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A BASINGSTOKE supermarket marked its one-year anniversary of raising funds for a national charity by holding a crazy hair-themed day.

Celebrations as Buckskin community centre re-opens following flooding

Basingstoke Gazette: Buckskin borough councillor Robert Taylor opened the event

1:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

THE community of Buckskin came together at an Easter-themed event last week to celebrate the re-opening of a centre which served as a flood emergency centre.

Disabled man has help from shopping centre staff withdrawn

Basingstoke Gazette: Peter Payne

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A DISABLED man has spoken of his dismay following the withdrawal of help given to him by staff at a Basingstoke shopping centre.

Odiham charity receives special award

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

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A CHARITY that helps elderly people in Odiham has received an award.

Popular chef has retirement party to remember

Basingstoke Gazette: Janet Farrow, right, at her retirement party

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A CHEF who has spent the past two decades working at a Basingstoke care home had a retirement to remember.

Top of The Town business owners can bid for 'facelift' cash

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

8:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

SHOP and business owners in Basingstoke’s Top of The Town can bid for cash support to improve the front of their buildings.

First-ever food festival at Top of The Town

Basingstoke Gazette: First-ever food festival at Top of The Town

8:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

RESTAURANTS in Basingstoke's Top of The Town cooked up a storm at its first-ever food festival.

Tadley pub to host charity day tomorrow in support of the family of Robert Sebbage

Basingstoke Gazette: Robert Sebbage

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A PUB is to host a fun day on Sunday to raise money for a charity that is raising cash for a family battling for justice.

BCoT nursery retains 'outstanding' Ofsted grade

Basingstoke Gazette: BCoT nursery retains 'outstanding' Ofsted grade

3:04pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BCoT Nursery has an outstanding “family” feel, according to its latest Ofsted report.

Developers make homes application for Hook

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

1:06pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A PLAN to build 550 new homes in Hook has been put forward – just as a village leader is raising fresh house-building concerns with the local MP.

Pink Place will hold summer picnic to raise extra funds

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

9:11am Saturday 19th April 2014

A BASINGSTOKE charity which offers pampering treatments to women suffering from cancer will be holding a summer picnic to raise extra funds.

New church hosts first wedding

Basingstoke Gazette: Emily Goss and Martin Spearey were the first couple to tie the knot at the Life Church Centre

8:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A YOUNG couple have made their mark in the history of a Hook church after becoming the first couple to be married there.

Market to take place in Sherborne St John tomorrow

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

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A LOCAL market will take place in Sherborne St John on Saturday.

Special ale created in honour of Monster Raving Loony Party

Basingstoke Gazette: Alan 'Howling Laud' Hope tries a pint of HowlinGale.

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A SILCHESTER brewery has created a special ale in honour of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party.

Hundreds join Walk of Witness through Basingstoke town centre

Basingstoke Gazette: Hundreds join Walk of Witness through Basingstoke town centre

12:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

A SOLEMN procession through Basingstoke town centre brought home the true meaning of Easter this morning.

Steve Hewlett and Arthur Lager take flight at Basingstoke Airkix

Basingstoke Gazette: Steve Hewlett and Arthur Lager are given a helping hand by Airkix instructor Chris Andrew.

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

HE’S got used to hitting the heights over the last year, but this week, Basingstoke ventriloquist Steve Hewlett and his sidekick Arthur Lager experienced a whole new high.

Hundreds turn out for Palm Sunday procession

Basingstoke Gazette: The Palm Sunday procession.

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned out for the milestone 30th annual Palm Sunday procession in Silchester.

My amazing day running the London Marathon

Basingstoke Gazette: Paul Stamp back at home in Kempshott with his marathon medal.

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

"THE main thing to think about is finishing.”

Annual Walk of Witness to take place in Basingstoke town centre tomorrow

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

6:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Alliance of Basingstoke Churches is holding its Annual Walk of Witness through Basingstoke town centre tomorrow.

Kingsclere Parish Council to hold annual general meeting tonight

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

5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

KINGSCLERE Parish Council will tonight hold its annual general meeting in the village club, in George Street.

Plans for new Basingstoke fire station to go on show

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

4:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS for a new fire station in Basingstoke are to be showcased next week.

Have your say on transport strategy

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

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN INFORMAL meeting for Whitchurch residents to give their views on proposals to have a Sustainable Transport Strategy will take place tonight.

Sewage-contaminated sandbags the latest worry for Buckskin residents

Basingstoke Gazette: Paul Bensilum and his son Peter near the pile of contaminated sandbags

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CONCERNED residents in a flood-hit Basingstoke neighbourhood have urged Hampshire County Council to collect sandbags that have been contaminated with sewage water.

Fitness fanatics raise cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette: Women take part in a fitness class as part of the event.

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

FITNESS lovers took part in an intensive day of classes to raise hundreds of pounds for a local charity.

Schoolchildren take part in news-writing project

Basingstoke Gazette: Pupils interview Odiham villagers for their project.

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PUPILS heard stories from Odiham villagers as part of a news-writing project supported by The Gazette.

Citizens' Advice Bureau gets additional funding from Basingstoke and Deane

Basingstoke Gazette: Powys CAB is threatened with closure.

8:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A VITAL charity that provides advice and guidance on rights to Basingstoke residents has been awarded additional funding to help those in need.

Traveller site decision deferred

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3:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DECISION to sell the Star Hill traveller site near Hartley Wintney has been deferred.

TOWIE star James Argent proves a big hit at Basingstoke Waterstones

Basingstoke Gazette: James 'Arg' Argent, with fans

1:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

HORDES of excitable TOWIE fans queued for hours to meet popular TV star James Argent when he visited Waterstones this afternoon.

Plan to build new homes turned down for a fourth time

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Keith Watts

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PLANS to transform a former pub site in Whitchurch have been rejected for a fourth time.

Eyesore could become drive-thru restaurant

Basingstoke Gazette: Telford House

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BASINGSTOKE eyesore could soon be transformed into trade units and a drive-thru restaurant.

Sainsbury's staff raise cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette: Miles run and mountains climbed for Sport Relief

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

STAFF at a Tadley store went the extra mile in their fundraising for Sport Relief, raising a total of £1,659.

Fundraisers lift 1million kg for charity

Basingstoke Gazette: Michael Hart is supported by some of his friends and fellow weightlifters during his Sport Relief feat

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GROUP of fitness fanatics managed to lift an incredible one million kg in weights over just eight hours as part of a Sport Relief charity event.

Cycling challenge is a family affair

Basingstoke Gazette: Brothers Tony and Paul Marke prepare for their cycle challenge

8:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THREE men will really make their Marke as they take on an epic cycling challenge in aid of a local charity.

Lottery grant for Tadley pool

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11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

TADLEY swimming pool is set to undergo a green transformation – thanks to a grant of £150,000 of National Lottery funding.

Housing project wins award

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9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A REGENERATION project in a Basingstoke suburb has been announced as one of the top five most affordable housing developments in the country.

Licences needed to use garden gates

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6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

HOMEOWNERS in Hook who have gates that back on to parish-owned land will need a licence to use them, a meeting heard.

What's at the bottom of our pond?

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5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

SCIENCE equipment from the Atomic Weapons Establishment, at Aldermaston, was used by primary schoolchildren to investigate what was in the bottom of their pond.

Man with links to Hartley Wintney wanted for assaults

Basingstoke Gazette: Terry Bolton

4:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

A MAN with links to Hartley Wintney is wanted by detectives investigating two assaults.






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