Work begins to extend car park at Down Grange

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Cathy Osselton

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CONSTRUCTION work to extend a Basingstoke car park at a local sports complex has begun this week.

Fallen tree causes delays for rail passengers in Basingstoke

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3:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RAIL USERS in Basingstoke face delays this afternoon after a tree fell on the line in Bramley.

Mayor shows support for Dial-a-Ride

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

TRANSPORT charity Basingstoke Dial-a-Ride has played host to Basingstoke and Deane’s first citizen.

Latest Black Dam roundabout plans go on public display

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

PLANS for a multi-million-pound improvement project at one of Basingstoke’s major roundabouts went on show to the public this week.

Bus timetables changed across selection of routes by Stagecoach

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A COMPANY that operates the bus network across Basingstoke has changed the timetable on a selection of routes.

Communities to be armed with speed guns to catch speeding motorists

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE communities will be armed with speed guns as part of a £135,000 war chest enabling people to crack down on dangerous drivers blighting their neighbourhoods.

Environmentally friendly buses to be used on Basingstoke route

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:18pm Monday 18th August 2014

BASINGSTOKE bus provider Stagecoach has vowed to make journeys on a popular park and ride service environmentally friendly.

Public to have their say on A340 revamp

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to have their say on a proposed £4million revamp for a major part of the road network in Basingstoke.

Stagecoach travel shop to open on Saturdays

Basingstoke Gazette: Stagecoach bus

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

A STAGECOACH travel shop at Basingstoke bus station has opened on an additional day in a bid to help more people discover the benefits of public transport.

Basingstoke gets new evening bus

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3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

LATE-night travellers in Basingstoke will be able to jump on board a new evening bus from next month.

Basingstoke roads to be improved thanks to Government grant

Basingstoke Gazette: Black Dam Roundabout

1:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

IMPROVEMENT projects for some of Basingstoke’s busiest roads have been given a £23million boost thanks to a Government cash injection.

Pensioners protest against plans to build car park next to retirement home

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1:52pm Monday 7th July 2014

RESIDENTS in a new retirement development have handed in a petition to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council in protest against plans to build a multi-storey car park next to their homes.

Bus service change proposals to be reviewed

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL changes to bus services in the Basingstoke area are to be reviewed after a company chief admitted the public should have been better consulted.

20mph limit not slowing down motorists in North Warnborough

Basingstoke Gazette: Why has speed been reduced?

1:30pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A NEW 20mph speed limit on a North Warnborough road has had a “pretty limited effect” on speeding motorists.

Hook taxi-bus to be scaled down

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11:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

A TAXI-BUS service in Hook will be scaled down because it is not being well used – and it is under threat of being stopped altogether.

Traffic calming measures to be trialled in Overton

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3:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

A TRIAL for one-way priority in various roads in Overton will start in the summer.

Black Dam Roundabout project moves a step closer

Basingstoke Gazette: Black Dam Roundabout

1:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound scheme to transform a busy Basingstoke roundabout has moved a step closer after the borough council agreed to release £500,000 towards the project.

County bids for extra funds to repair potholes

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Roy Perry

1:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A BID for further funds to repair roads damaged by the severe winter weather has been made by Hampshire County Council.

Work on A303 near Micheldever to start tonight

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

5:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

WORK will start today on resurfacing a major trunk road in Hampshire.

Families flock to Festival of Transport

Basingstoke Gazette: Basil Clark with his 1933 Austin 10 at the Festival of Transport

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

THOUSANDS of motor vehicle lovers flocked to one of Basingstoke’s most popular events – the Festival of Transport organised by the Thornycroft Society.

Buckskin grandfather's road safety campaign yields results

Basingstoke Gazette: Michael Olive is concerned about road safety for children in Cairngorm Close

1:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

ACTION is being taken to improve the safety of a Buckskin road after a Basingstoke pensioner warned: “Do something before someone dies”.

Parking review to be carried out in Overton

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6:30pm Monday 12th May 2014

A REVIEW of parking in Overton is to be carried out.

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.

Park for free in Basingstoke town centre

Basingstoke Gazette: Joices Yard car park.

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

VISITORS to Basingstoke town centre will be able to park for free for up to half an hour from April 14.

Help at hand for woman left struggling by bus route changes

Basingstoke Gazette: Black Dam residents Danny Donohoe, Doreen Donohoe and Janet Seneviratne with Maureen Wootton at the muddy bus stop in Black Day Way

11:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A RESIDENT has expressed her anger after changes to a bus service left her struggling – but the good news is that help is on the way.

Hampshire County Council begin 'massive operation' to repair flood-damaged roads

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

4:33pm Friday 14th 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.

Bus boss invited to explain service changes at public meeting

Basingstoke Gazette: Colin Regan

1:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

BOROUGH councillors will invite the managing director of Stagecoach South to come and talk at a public meeting about the company’s radical and controversial bus service changes.

Residents feel cut off by bus changes

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Terri Reid, left, with Hatch Warren resident Jackie Riches

11:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

RESIDENTS in a Basingstoke suburb have expressed anger at the frequency of a bus service after major changes to the network were launched in the borough.

Parking to be improved in built-up areas of borough

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9:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

PARKING in some of the borough’s most built-up areas could soon benefit from improvement schemes.

Bus passengers left behind following service changes

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9:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

USERS of a bus which links Chineham to the town centre are being left in a lay-by as a result of changes made to the service.

Council looks to tackle rise in HGVs travelling through Whitchurch

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6:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

A DIVERSION and sat-nav technology has been blamed for an increase in heavy goods vehicles passing through Whitchurch.

Clarification of Overton bus criticism

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

9:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

A COUNCILLOR who criticised a bus service for failing to turn up one evening has clarified that she was not referring to the number 74 run by Basingstoke Community Transport (BCT).

Poor response to bus consultation

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1:00pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

HARDLY anyone responded to a consultation on the future of a community bus, according to a borough councillor.

Hook taxi-bus service given go-ahead

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8:00pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

A NEW taxi-bus service in Hook, which has been backed by villagers, has been given the green light.

Basingstoke train station will get contactless ticket machines

Basingstoke Gazette: 20 reasons you know you're from Basingstoke

6:40pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

PASSENGERS using Basingstoke railway station are set to be among the first to benefit from contactless payment machines.

Basingstoke adventurer James Ketchell returns from 18,000-mile cycle around the world

Basingstoke Gazette: James Ketchell sets off on his latest adventure

6:20am Saturday 1st February 2014

A BASINGSTOKE adventurer, who set off to cycle around the world unaided six months ago, is due to return today.

Stagecoach vows to improve service between town centre and leisure park

Basingstoke Gazette: Stagecoach has promised to improve the shuttle service.

6:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

STAGECOACH has promised new state-of-the-art buses and an improved service after being chosen to provide a service which runs from the town centre to Basingstoke Leisure Park.

Road closure planned for Whitchurch on Sunday

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

5:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

WORK to upgrade pedestrian crossings in Whitchurch is set to continue this weekend.

Engineers get first taste of hamburger roundabout work

Basingstoke Gazette: Black Dam Roundabout

11:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

Work has started in a multi-million pound project to revamp a key roundabout in Basingstoke.

Rail misery for commuters after vehicle hits bridge

8:57am Thursday 19th December 2013

RAIL users faced delays this morning on trains around Basingstoke following two separate incidents.

Survivors remember Clapham Junction rail disaster

Basingstoke Gazette: The aftermath of the Clapham rail crash in which 35 people died

1:10pm Thursday 12th December 2013

SURVIVORS attended a small memorial service this morning to mark the 25 th anniversary of the Clapham Junction rail disaster.

Children narrowly escape injury after rubble falls from railway bridge

Basingstoke Gazette: Childminders Petina Carter, Carolynn Cox, Deanna Nash and Lesley Turner with Cllr Sven Godesen at the railway bridge near Barton’s Mill, Old Basing

1:00pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A GROUP of children were lucky to escape serious injury after rubble fell off a Basingstoke railway bridge.

Alencon Link to fully re-open today

Basingstoke Gazette: Alencon Link will fully re-open tomorrow.

11:00am Thursday 5th December 2013

A KEY Basingstoke town centre road, which has been the focus of traffic misery for months, will finally reopen today – nearly a week later than planned.

Disruption for passengers travelling from Basingstoke to London Waterloo over Christmas period

11:38am Wednesday 4th December 2013

PASSENGERS travelling to London from Basingstoke over the Christmas period may be affected by disruption caused by a major improvement programme.

Alencon Link to close overnight

Basingstoke Gazette: The Alencon Link improvement scheme is causing disruption

3:36pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

A KEY town centre road will close overnight tonight to carry out construction work.

Calls for changes to confusing interchange near Whitchurch

Basingstoke Gazette: Local residents gather at the Whitchurch and Tufton interchange to discuss safety issues

1:00pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A CONFUSING interchange has become a hotspot for accidents and near-misses according to campaigners who are trying to reduce the speed limit and improve the layout on the dangerous road.

County council launches campaign to improve safety at school crossings

Basingstoke Gazette: SAFETY CALLS: Lollypop lady Heather James helps pupils cross the road safely outside St Joseph's Primary School.

3:00pm Friday 22nd November 2013

DRIVERS are being urged to remember to stop for school crossing patrols.

Stagecoach to run buses in Basingstoke on Boxing Day

3:01pm Monday 18th November 2013

BUSES will run on Boxing Day in Basingstoke this year for the first time.

Emergency highways crews in place to tackle wintry weather

2:40pm Monday 18th November 2013

EMERGENCY highways crews are in place to tackle the winter ahead.

Free parking for 30 minutes proposed for town centre car parks from next April

4:16pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

SHOPPERS in Basingstoke could park for free from next April, under proposals for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s budget.






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