Pensioner found lying in a ditch

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:07pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN ELDERLY woman is today “incredibly lucky” to be alive after she was found submerged in water in a ditch in Mottisfont.

Victorian church makes room for a new look

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Pews and the pipe organ will go as part of a £100,000 project to make a Romsey church more modern and user-friendly.

Insulation warning

Basingstoke Gazette: Image for Energy Smart (martha dealing)

7:20am Sunday 19th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Trading Standards has issued a warning to residents about taking bogus calls offering wall and loft insulation.

Stick to the lollipop rules

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

Hampshire County Council’s Road Safety Team is urging road users to remember “Stop Means Stop” and to respect the county’s School Crossing Patrols.

Builders dig deep to aid children's hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

DEVELOPERS building new homes at Romsey have donated £10,000 to a children’s hospice The Abbotswood Consortium – made up of Taylor Wimpey, Bellway Homes and Bovis Homes – which is building 800 homes on the northern outskirts of Romsey, gave the sum to Naomi House and Jacksplace hospices at Sutton Scotney.

Joe bids for fame on two fronts

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A ROMSEY teenager is bidding to become a pop idol.

Suzanne keeps her dream alive

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:35am Friday 17th October 2014

A ROMSEY teenager is well on her way to finding fame.

Elderly tenants vow to fight unfair £500 charge

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:14am Friday 17th October 2014

ELDERLy residents are battling to stop their landlord bringing in new charges which will see their rent bills rise by almost £500 per year.

Mud, sweat and cheers for Alex

9:01am Friday 17th October 2014

IT’S going to be a gruelling challenge but they are determined to do it for a friend who lost all his limbs through a devastating illness.

Sale of unused police HQ held up by contamination

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:55am Friday 17th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE police’s sale of its ‘white elephant’ headquarters in Chandler’s Ford has been hit by a new embarassment.

Game of Thrones pair shoot film in Test Valley

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:53am Friday 17th October 2014

Two stars of the cult TV series Game of Thrones have teamed up to make a short film together in the Test Valley.

Charity puts up £5,000 reward for capture of Stroud arsonists

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:50am Friday 17th October 2014

Independent crime-fighting charity Crime-stoppers is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist who attacked the home of a Romsey pensioner.

Warning: motorway misery ahead!

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

WORK on a multimillion-pound jam-busting scheme to improve one of Hampshire’s busiest motorway junctions is about to begin – giving drivers months of traffic headaches.

Firm under fire for supplying tear gas used against Hong Kong protesters

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:17pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A former Romsey resident has described her horror at the part a firm from her old home town has played in putting down democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong.

Help fill Old Cadets' piggy bank

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

These two not-so-little piggies are going all the way home to Romsey from Aldershot.

Is council's cycle policy on the right path?

Basingstoke Gazette: Ludlow Cycling Festival attracted people from all over the country. Photo: Richard Wilkinson.

10:43am Wednesday 15th October 2014


White van spotted near scene of crime

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire Police are investigating

3:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

POLICE are warning people in the Nursling and Rownhams area to be on the lookout for a white van spotted near the scene of attempted break-in.

Hampshire named as blackspot for deer accidents

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

DRIVERS are being warned to take extra care after Hampshire was named as one of the worst areas for accidents involving deer.

Mottisfont homes hit by power cuts

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

MORE than 50 homes at Mottisfont were hit by power cuts at the weekend.

It's a 'dry run' for most Test Way walkers

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:57pm Monday 13th October 2014

THEY put their best foot forward for good causes.

Nursling firm makes breakthrough in fight against Ebola

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:06am Monday 13th October 2014

IT IS the biggest health crisis facing the world today.

Refreshing change for memorial park

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

ROMSEY War Memorial Park’s aging refreshment kiosk and toilets are to be replaced with a modern, much larger complex.

Nursling firm makes breakthrough in fight against Ebola

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

IT IS the biggest health crisis facing the world today.

Locks of love

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 13th October 2014

TWO Wellow girls who have lost family members to cancer are to say so long to their long locks.

Police in line for bravery award after fire rescue

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

TWO police officers who rescued a Romsey pensioner as her house went up in flames have been nominated for the force’s national bravery award.

Booking Kate's a 'real coup' for abbey festival

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Former war re-porter turned author and broadcaster Kate Adie OBE will be taking part in this year’s Ethelflaeda Festival at Romsey Abbey.

Nicola gathers a team of 100 for big walk

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

More than 750 people will be pulling on their boots for Sunday’s Walk the Test Way and 100 of them will be raising cash for one charity.

Up to 15,00 NHS staff to strike over pay

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

UP TO 15,000 nurses, paramedics and other medical staff in Hampshire will walk out as part of a bitter dispute over pay.

David Frost leaves a cool £13m

Basingstoke Gazette: Sir David Frost

2:35pm Friday 10th October 2014

BROADCASTER Sir David Frost has left a £13m fortune to his family and loved ones, it has been revealed.

October will be a sobering experience...

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Three members of Romsey Hospital’s staff have sworn off alcohol for a month and won’t touch it even for medicinal purposes.

Detectives draw a blank in diesel pipeline probe

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:53am Friday 10th October 2014

NO further action will be taken against two men questioned over theft of thousands of litres of fuel from an underground Hampshire pipeline.

MP speaks up for new arrivals...

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:23am Friday 10th October 2014

ROMSEY’S MP wasn’t short of words of praise for a speech therapy service when she opened their new premises.

Lauren's fashion show pays off big style

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:03am Friday 10th October 2014

MORE than 250 people attended a charity fashion show organised by a teenage schoolgirl.

Take your pick of park designs

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:52am Friday 10th October 2014

The public are being asked to give their verdict on a bold new look for the entrance to Romsey’s War Memorial Park.

Inspector to decide on 320 homes on farmland

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:49am Friday 10th October 2014

A GOVERNMENT planning inspector will have the final say on a highly contentious scheme to build 320 homes on farmland at Rownhams.

Jane's name to live on in new charity shop

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:45am Friday 10th October 2014

A RESCUE package to save Romsey’s cancer support centre from closure is gathering speed.

Who shot my cat?

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:42am Friday 10th October 2014

HOW could anyone be so horrible?

Camera club springs a surprise on Terry

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

There was a surprise awaiting a camera club stalwart when he attended the regular weekly meeting.

Evening highlights the fight against slavery

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:31am Wednesday 8th October 2014

An organisation which is fighting slavery will be showcasing its work at an event in Romsey this weekend.

Your exhibtion needs you

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:22am Wednesday 8th October 2014

The Romsey War Memorial Archive has put out a request for information and photographs of the men who are commemorated on the town’s war memorial.

Forest MP to take fluoride issue to Westminster

Basingstoke Gazette: Julian Lewis

5:19pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE long-running battle over the future of fluoridation in Hampshire will go before Parliament in a bid to decide the fate of the controversial scheme once and for all.

Colonel Andy takes command of county's cadets

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Army Cadets have announced their new leader.

Mayor Jan to join Test Way walkers

Basingstoke Gazette: Jan Lovell, Test Valley's new mayor

10:29am Monday 6th October 2014

MORE than 600 people will be putting their best foot forward for the biggest annual charity fundraiser in the Test Valley.

Eric's farming history is a labour of love

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

A FORMER Hampshire farmer has penned a new book chronicling the history of agriculture.

Names could be added to village war memorial

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Additions could be made to a village war memorial after a project to track down information about servicemen who gave their lives during the two world wars The addition of two memorial stones to Copythornes War memorial will be discussed at a public meeting at the parish hall annexe next Tuesday (October 7) at 7.30pm.

Accountant Ian goes into the red 100 times

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Having donated a 100 pints of blood Ian Watts has set his sights on a double century.

Anger over fluoride silence

Basingstoke Gazette: Yesterday's demonstration in Southampton

8:57am Friday 3rd October 2014

CIVIC chiefs in Hampshire have accused health bosses of ignoring them over the future of plans to add fluoride to the tap water of 200,000 people in the county.

Developer delays wreck TVBC's housing strategy

Basingstoke Gazette: House building work taking place on Crack Lane, Wilsden, earlier this year

8:55am Friday 3rd October 2014

ACT now to stop more speculative development in the Test Valley.

Scarecrows flock to St John's

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:50am Friday 3rd October 2014

THERE were some imaginative ideas in a scarecrow exhibition in a Test Valley village.

Inspector Jackie bids farewell to Romsey after force shake up

Basingstoke Gazette: Romsey-based Inspector Jackie Willson

8:48am Friday 3rd October 2014

ROMSEY has lost its top officer in a major shake-up of policing areas being rolled out across Hampshire.

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