OBESE people will be given a helping hand to lose weight following the launch of a new service in the county, which may help reduce the annual £340 million cost to the NHS in Hampshire of managing weight related conditions.
LEADERS of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council have signed a pledge to make Manydown a well-designed a place to be proud of.
PUBLIC consultations which aimed to shape the future of local government have been branded as a “waste of time” by councillors.
FUNDS to build six new classrooms at a Basingstoke junior and infant school have been approved by the county council.
AN OVERTON school could be increased in size to cater for more pupils.
THE headteacher of a Basingstoke catholic secondary school has apologised for the publication of a ‘homophobic’ policy on its website.
MAJOR work to widen a busy Basingstoke roundabout has begun.
A £100,000 fine has been handed to Hampshire County Council after documents containing personal details of more than 100 people were found in a disused building.
CHARGES have been introduced for residents to dump waste at recycling centres in Hampshire.