Plan to turn empty Whitchurch chapel into a design studio

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6:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN EMPTY chapel in Whitchurch could be transformed into a design studio if plans are given the green light.

Take a guided tour of Hazeley Heath

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A GUIDED tour of a beauty spot near Hartley Wintney takes place this Saturday.

Lost dog reunited with owner - three years after going missing

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A TERRIER has been reunited with her owner – more than three years after disappearing from the back garden.

Cabinet reshuffle means Hook residents must wait to grill planning minister

Basingstoke Gazette: Brandon Lewis, local government minister

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

VILLAGERS in Hook will have to wait to grill a planning minister after a meeting was postponed for a second time.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pile of dead crows found in ditch

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

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A PILE of dead crows were found in a ditch in a north Hampshire village – and a parish councillor believes they may have been dumped.

Basingstoke sailor deployed to Falkland Islands

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A SAILOR from Basingstoke has been deployed to the Falkland Islands.

Cash boost for youth club

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

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A YOUTH club in the Hatch Warren and Beggarwood area of Basingstoke has been awarded over £600 by the county council – but it is a lot less than the club had bid for.

Drivers warned to take care on roads as Met Office issues weather warning

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

3:53pm Friday 18th July 2014

DRIVERS are being warned to take extra care on the roads this weekend as heavy, thundery showers are forecast.

Buckskin residents fear flooding problems could resurface

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THERE is no assurance that this won’t happen again – that was the message from Exmoor Close resident Paul Bensilum after he read the independent report into the Buckskin flooding crisis.

Britain from above - aerial photo shows an area of north Hampshire in 1949

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:34pm Friday 18th July 2014

THIS aerial photograph was taken over an area of north Hampshire in 1949, and is part of English Heritage’s collection of one million images.

Lightning pictures taken over Basingstoke skyline

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:56pm Friday 18th July 2014

THESE pictures were taken of the lightning storm which hit Basingstoke last night.

Couple have lucky escape from house fire in Oakridge

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A COUPLE had a lucky escape after a fire broke out in their Basingstoke home.

Plan to repair Overton zipline for school holidays

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

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A ZIPLINE in Overton that has fallen into a state of disrepair could be fixed in the coming weeks.

Hartley Wintney gears up for three-day ale festival

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

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

THERE’LL be plenty of cheers and beers as a three-day ale festival gets under way in Hartley Wintney today.

Charity music festival to take place in Baughurst

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

8:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CHARITY music festival will take place this weekend in a Baughurst garden.

Crowds line streets of Overton for wheelbarrow race

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DOZENS of villagers in fancy dress raced against each other in wheelbarrows at an annual fundraising event.

Rare mammal born at Hampshire zoo

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A RARE relative of the giraffe has been born at Marwell Zoo.

List of 26 free or low cost activities for families to do in the Basingstoke area during the school summer holidays

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Stuck for something to do with the children during the six week summer holiday, and don’t want to fork out a lot of cash?

Schoolchildren visit care home to learn about the 1940s

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHILDREN and care home residents came together to enjoy a 1940s-themed event in Bramley.

How to stay safe during the heatwave

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3:22pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WITH temperatures set to soar to 29 degrees in the next couple of days, Hampshire County Council is urging people to stay safe in the sun.

New councillors elected in Whitchurch

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3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE number of women sitting on Whitchurch Town Council has tripled after two new councillors were co-opted following a secret ballot.

Hook bowlers give cash to charity

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10:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MEMBERS of Hook Bowling Club gave generously for a local cause.

Shoppers help cancer charity raise cash

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9:40am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Basingstoke branch of the Wessex Cancer Trust has raised nearly £2,000 thanks to generous supermarket shoppers.






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