Teacher at The Hurst paints Book Bench

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9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE head of art at The Hurst Community College, in Baughurst, has painted one of the 50 unique Book Benches that have appeared in London as part of the Books About Town sculpture trail.

Hartley Wintney set for schools fundraiser

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A FUNDRAISER for three schools will take place in Hartley Wintney next week.

Warning made after rise in call-outs to children left in hot cars

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

LOCAL ambulance crews have seen a rise in call-outs about small children being left in cars as temperatures soar.

Musical talent on show at Sherfield School

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned out to enjoy a day of crafts and musical talent in Sherfield-on-Loddon.

Pelican cancer chief briefs BCoT students

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE chief executive of Pelican Cancer Foundation spoke to health and social care groups about the charity’s vital role in life-saving research.

Drinkers enjoy festival cheers at Hartley Wintney Football Club

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

TWENTY different beers were on offer at an annual ale festival.

Retiring teachers chalk up 75 years at Aldworth School

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

IT’S the end of an era as two teachers, who have collectively clocked up over 75 years at the same school, retire.

Vyne pupils are in the pink

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PUPILS were in the pink as they raced around their school playing field to raise money for a worthy cause.

All revved up for CarFest summer festival

Basingstoke Gazette: Sharleen Spiteri from Texas at last year's CarFest

11:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE countdown has well and truly begun to a major summer festival held at a north Hampshire farm.

Freemasons give to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Freemasonry group has donated £4,000 to a local charity. The group has decided to award the bank-boosting funds to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and it will help the air ambulance carry out life-saving emergencies.

Gates decision made in Overton

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

MONEY has been made available to replace two gates at Edward Kersley Playing Field, in Overton.

Thought for the week - Father Mark Hogan

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

I THOUGHT that this holy time of Ramadan for Muslims might be a good opportunity to share the high esteem that the Catholic Church has for other religions, such as Islam.

Underwater-themed balloon display for Basingstoke hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THEY may not have actually gone under the hammer but auctioning off parts of an underwater-themed balloon display paid off for a Basingstoke hospice.

Secret shopper Mary Portas comes to town

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5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RETAIL guru Mary Portas is keen to offer her advice to independent shop owners in Basingstoke as part of a new series.

Dogs join Sherfield School pupils on fundraising walk

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

DOZENS of children, parents and staff took a stroll around the grounds of Sherfield School in aid of a charity.

Former work colleagues step back in time

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE was a real blast from the past for former work colleagues as they gathered for the opening of a time capsule that was buried 60 years ago.

Nashfest cash to help good causes

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people descended on a family’s garden to enjoy live music while raising money for two good causes.

Trauma network saving more lives

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11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A REGIONAL trauma network is being hailed as a success after it was found that critically injured patients now have a 30 per cent better chance of survival.

Odiham Fire Show cancelled

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9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

IT MAY be the height of summer but organisers have cancelled this year’s Odiham Fire Show due to bad weather.

War exhibition to open in Whitchurch

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8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

WHITCHURCH is set to mark the anniversary of the First World War by hosting two events to commemorate 100 years since the outbreak of the conflict.

Charity treasure hunt hailed a success

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A FUN treasure hunt to raise money for two charities has been hailed as a great success.

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

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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.

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