County left to count cost of flooding

Basingstoke Gazette: Members of the Royal Corps of Signals offering flood assistance in Bodmin Close, Buckskin

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE cost of dealing with the widespread flooding in Hampshire this year could come to £68.5million.

Hampshire rural support scheme could expand

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

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A SCHEME which supports people living in rural communities could be expanded.

Safety DVD created by students at Odiham school aims to bridge age gap

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Liz Fairhurst and Chief Constable Andy Marsh with the creators of the Keeping Safe DVD

8:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A DVD about keeping safe in various situations has been created by teamwork between the young and old.

Late Basingstoke father's novel published 30 years after his death

Basingstoke Gazette: Simon Jones and Tina Graham with the book they discovered their dad had written 30 years after he died

11:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

A BROTHER and sister have discovered a book written by their father – 30 years after he died.

One patient taken to hospital following crash on M3 at Hook

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

10:07am Sunday 13th April 2014

ONE patient was taken to hospital yesterday after an accident on the M3 northbound at junction 5 in Hook.

Generous audiences at Basingstoke show raises over £2,000 for charity

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

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

GENEROUS audiences at the Basingstoke Gang Show 2014, which ran for 11 performances in The Haymarket in February, raised £2,350 for charity.

Support needed for Basingstoke Young Carers

Basingstoke Gazette: Young carers and Laura Kerwood enjoy an activities session

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A SERVICE which supports hundreds of young carers in the Basingstoke area desperately needs local support.

Basingstoke Town mascot gears up for London Marathon

Basingstoke Gazette: Stokie the Dragon.

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

STOKIE the Dragon, the much-loved mascot of Basingstoke Town FC, is to run in the London Marathon on Sunday to raise money for The Children’s Trust charity, which helps children with brain injuries.

Police appeal for witnesses following Kings Furlong burglary

Basingstoke Gazette: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

12:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after jewellery worth £1,000 was stolen during a burglary in Kings Furlong, earlier last week.

Mum to run London Marathon in memory of daughter

Basingstoke Gazette: Emma Carter-Dasai with a picture of her children.

8:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

WHEN she stands on the Virgin Money London Marathon starting line on Sunday, one very special person will be uppermost in the mind of determined mum Emma Carter-Desai.

Basingstoke MP to donate severance pay to local charity

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller in Southampton yesterday.

8:55am Thursday 10th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller is set to donate her severance pay packet to Basingstoke charity, Speakeasy Advocacy.

Basingstoke shoppers raise much needed cash for charity

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

7:54am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SHOPPERS at Sainsbury’s, in The Malls, Basingstoke, dug deep over the course of two days to donate an impressive £759.33 to a local hospice.

Basingstoke domestic abuse charity gets funding boost

Basingstoke Gazette: Taking Steps Project outreach manager Lisa Wolff and chief executive Gerrie Jordan, with Four Lanes Trust director Bob Carr

8:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

A LOCAL charity which supports victims of domestic abuse is one of those to receive a much-needed boost from Four Lanes Trust.

Basingstoke father celebrates the publication of animal-inspired book

Basingstoke Gazette: Richard Hornblow with his book

1:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

A BASINGSTOKE man, who wrote a book when his twin daughters were 10, is celebrating getting it published – 20 years later.

Thought for the Week with Andy Taylor

Basingstoke Gazette: Andy Taylor

9:13am Thursday 3rd April 2014

GOD gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

Police appeal for witnesses following robbery in Popley

Basingstoke Gazette: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

1:24pm Monday 31st March 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Popley on Friday.

Special celebration for milestone couples

Basingstoke Gazette: The diamond wedding anniversary couples with the Mayor and Mayoress

9:00am Monday 31st March 2014

COUPLES who celebrated a milestone wedding anniversary this year had an extra cause for celebration as they were invited to a special reception hosted by the borough’s first citizen.

Visitors to get a behind the scenes look at Chineham energy facility

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

1:59pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

RESDIENTS of Basingstoke will have a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at the work carried out at the Chineham Energy Recovery Facility, this Saturday.

South East MEP urges council leaders to support European funding bid

Basingstoke Gazette: South East MEP Catherine Bearder meets Quantock resident Charles Butt

1:12pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

SOUTH East’s European Parliament member has written to local council leaders urging them to work with her to apply for flooding funding from the European Union (EU).

Q&A with Debbie Reavell

Basingstoke Gazette: Debbie Reavell

12:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

DEBBIE Reavell was born in Basingstoke during the great freeze of 1947 at the Red Lion Hotel, where her father and widowed grandmother were joint licensees.

Successful County Council 'village agent' scheme set to expand

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

12:21pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A successful 'village agent' scheme in Hampshire could be expanded as the County Council strengthens its commitment to supporting rural communities.

Glass collection banks to be removed from sites around borough from next week

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

9:15am Wednesday 26th March 2014

GLASS collection banks across the borough will be removed from next week to make way for new mixed plastic recycling sites.

Plans for nearly 600 homes on former Eli Lilly site submitted to borough council

Basingstoke Gazette: Artist's illustration shows what the new development could look like

1:53pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

PLANS for nearly 600 new homes at the former Eli Lilly site have been submitted to the borough council.

Thought for the Week with Steve Barclay

Basingstoke Gazette: Steve Barclay

12:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

WE all have the same time in any given day or week.

Basingstoke shoppers dig deep for national lifeboat charity

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

5:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

GENEROUS shoppers donated more than £300 to a national lifeboat charity during a collection in Basingstoke.

Former Tadley youngsters set up charity to help doctors in Tanzania

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

3:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

TWO young sisters who moved from Tadley to Tanzania are fundraising to improve the quality of water in their new home.

Beggarwood homes get go-ahead

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

1:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

NEARLY 60 homes have been given the go-ahead on a derelict plot of land that is popular with travellers and is commonly used as a fly-tipping site.

Artist's impression shows the future of Manydown

Basingstoke Gazette: Artist's impression shows the future of Manydown

11:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

THIS picture shows an artist’s impression of what the centre of the 2,000-acre Manydown development could look like.

Basingstoke charity to take disabled residents to Benidorm

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

9:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

ICE Basingstoke has vacancies for disabled people and helpers to come on the group’s holiday to Spain.

South Ham nursery bid turned down over parking concerns

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

6:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

A NURSERY owner has said she is “gutted” after parking concerns prompted borough councillors to reject an application to convert a former doctor’s surgery.

Woman cut free from car on Brighton Hill roundabout

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

5:42pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

A WOMAN had to be cut free from her car after an accident on the Brighton Hill roundabout this evening.

Basingstoke schools and community groups invited to enter competition

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

5:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

DRUM Runners and Basingstoke Youth Services would like to invite schools and community groups to enter their Banner Artwork Competition as part of Basingstoke Live 2014.

Tadley cat charity receives funding boost

Basingstoke Gazette: Caroline McKane with Louis and some of the photographic competition entries

3:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

A CHARITY that helps to home cats received a cash boost from its latest jumble sale in Tadley.

Basingstoke beauty makes the headlines in Gazette dress

Basingstoke Gazette: Coral Richardson makes the headlines as she models her Gazette dress

1:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

SHE may not have ended up a winner but a young Basingstoke beauty certainly made headlines as she paraded in front of judges wearing a dress made out of copies of The Gazette.

Food for thought from top chef Phil

Basingstoke Gazette: Chef Phil Yeomans, left, with some of the students

12:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

IT was an evening to celebrate fine dining of the highest quality when The Restaurant at BCoT played host to its first guest chef of the year.

Hampshire to benefit from additional broadband funding

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

11:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

HAMPSHIRE is to benefit from additional funds from the Government to help rural communities get access to superfast broadband.

Overton and Kingsclere feature in top 50 places to live for London commuters

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

9:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

TWO villages in Basingstoke and Deane feature in a national magazine in the top 50 most attractive places to live for commuters travelling to London.

Car fire causes delays on M3

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

8:34am Saturday 22nd March 2014

MOTORISTS faced delays yesterday evening after a car caught on fire on the motorway.

Basingstoke residents to have their say on voluntary group funding

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

6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

MEMBERS of the public are invited to ‘have their say’ on which community and voluntary organisations should receive a much-needed cash boost.

Funding black hole for massive operation to repair Hampshire's roads

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire County Council's 'Pothole Busters' get to work with a jetpatcher machine

8:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

A MASSIVE operation to repair the worst of the damage on Hampshire’s highways in the aftermath of the wettest winter for a century has begun – but the county is facing a black hole when it comes to funding the work.

Southern Electric Power Distribution admits responsibility for Popley fire

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

3:39pm Friday 21st March 2014

SOUTHERN Electric Power Distribution has admitted responsibility for a fire that left 40 homes without power overnight.

Residents evacuated from Popley house followng gas pipe fire

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

11:50am Friday 21st March 2014

ONE home in Popley was temporarily evacuated last night after a fire broke out on a gas main pipe.

One patient taken to hospital following three separate crashes on M3

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

9:03am Friday 21st March 2014

AMBULANCE crews have taken one patient to Southampton General Hospital and have treated three people on the scene of three traffic collisions, this morning.

Leisure centres gear up for Sport Relief

Basingstoke Gazette: David Beckham (centre) will appear with Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst in a special Only Fools and Horses sketch

3:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

LEISURE centres in the borough are gearing up to raise funds for this year’s Sport Relief.

Hampshire County Council launches review into subsidised bus routes

Basingstoke Gazette: Baz 3D copy.jpg

8:42am Thursday 20th March 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council has launched a review into funding for subsidised public transport and is asking residents for their views.

Scouts honoured by borough mayor

Basingstoke Gazette: Hayley Bench receives the DoE Gold Award and Queen's Scout Award from the mayor.

6:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

SCORES of Scouts were honoured by the borough mayor at a special reception – and there was one particularly significant award.

Plans for John Lewis at Home and Waitrose store at Basing View approved by the borough council

Basingstoke Gazette: Artist impression of the John Lewis at home and Waitrose store proposed for Basing View

12:48pm Thursday 13th March 2014

PLANS to build a John Lewis at Home and Waitrose in Basing View have been given the green light by the borough council.

EuroMillions raffle winner from Basingstoke comes forward to claim £1million prize

Basingstoke Gazette: EuroMillions lottery winner in Bexley hasn't claimed £168,155.90

12:13pm Thursday 13th March 2014

ONE lucky person is now £1million richer after they came forward today with a winning EuroMillions Raffle ticket that was bought in the Basingstoke area.

Overnight tankering in Buckskin to stop from today

Basingstoke Gazette: Chief executive of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Tony Curtis talks to Buckskin residents at the meeting

9:28am Thursday 13th March 2014

OVERNIGHT tankering in flood-hit Buckskin is set to stop because groundwater levels have improved.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council set to apply for Government flooding funds

Basingstoke Gazette: A tanker tackles the flooding in Buckskin.

1:14pm Monday 10th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council is set to apply for up to £500,000 from the Government to cover the cost of the flood relief efforts in the borough.






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