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Eyesore could become drive-thru restaurant

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Telford House

A BASINGSTOKE eyesore could soon be transformed into trade units and a drive-thru restaurant.

Sainsbury's staff raise cash for charity

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Miles run and mountains climbed for Sport Relief

STAFF at a Tadley store went the extra mile in their fundraising for Sport Relief, raising a total of £1,659.

Fundraisers lift 1million kg for charity

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Michael Hart is supported by some of his friends and fellow weightlifters during his Sport Relief feat

A GROUP of fitness fanatics managed to lift an incredible one million kg in weights over just eight hours as part of a Sport Relief charity event.

"I have made mistakes - I have apologised" says Basingstoke MP Maria Miller

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller today admits that she has “made mistakes” – and she is vowing to work hard for her constituents following her decision to quit as Culture Secretary.

Cycling challenge is a family affair

8:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Brothers Tony and Paul Marke prepare for their cycle challenge

THREE men will really make their Marke as they take on an epic cycling challenge in aid of a local charity.

Opera singer visits QMC

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Tommaso Rossato sharing some technical singing techniques with students Coinnanch Hurford and Connor Kinghan

THE Queen Mary’s College music department has welcomed professional opera singer Tommaso Rossato into lessons as part of the Leonardo da Vinci Programme.

County left to count cost of flooding

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

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

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

Lottery grant for Tadley pool

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

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TADLEY swimming pool is set to undergo a green transformation – thanks to a grant of £150,000 of National Lottery funding.

Housing project wins award

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

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A REGENERATION project in a Basingstoke suburb has been announced as one of the top five most affordable housing developments in the country.

Licences needed to use garden gates

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

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HOMEOWNERS in Hook who have gates that back on to parish-owned land will need a licence to use them, a meeting heard.

Man charged after bike-part thefts

8:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

A MAN has been charged with four counts of burglary following a series of bike-part thefts from the landmark Skyline Plaza flats in Basingstoke.

What's at the bottom of our pond?

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

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SCIENCE equipment from the Atomic Weapons Establishment, at Aldermaston, was used by primary schoolchildren to investigate what was in the bottom of their pond.

Man with links to Hartley Wintney wanted for assaults

4:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Terry Bolton

A MAN with links to Hartley Wintney is wanted by detectives investigating two assaults.

Q&A with Neil Duncan

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Neil Duncan

NEIL Duncan is the founder of local music magazine Issuepunkzine.

Green award for Overton attraction

1:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: The Bombay Sapphire development takes shape

A GIN distillery set to open this year has won an award for the design of the buildings.

North East Hampshire MP defends Basingstoke MP Maria Miller

11:22am Monday 14th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller, Sir George Young and James Arbuthnot

THE MP for North East Hampshire has backed Basingstoke MP Maria Miller following her resignation as Culture Secretary.

Conservative Association chairman and Onnalee Cubitt resign over party snub

11:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Onnalee Cubitt

THE chairman of the Basing and Lychpit branch of the Basingstoke Conservative Association has resigned after a popular borough councillor was prevented from standing for the party in next month’s borough elections.

Hook Eagle Morris dancers to celebrate St George's Day

9:04am Monday 14th April 2014

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

MORRIS dancers will be out in force in Odiham to celebrate St George’s Day.

Hampshire rural support scheme could expand

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

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

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

8:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

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

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

Volunteer drivers needed in Oakley

5:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

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

VOLUNTEER drivers are urgently needed to help Oakley residents travel to Basingstoke.

QMC students take part in annual "Lots of Socks" campaign

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

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

QMC students have taken part in the annual Lots of Socks campaign, which encouraged students to come in wearing mismatched or fun socks in order to attract attention for the growing rights of those individuals who have Down syndrome.

Baughurst and Tadley North councillor steps down

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Graham Round

A LONG-SERVING borough councillor has stepped down after almost a decade of serving the ward of Baughurst and Tadley North.

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

11:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

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

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

10:07am Sunday 13th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

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

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

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

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

Annual Oakley Sports Weekend to return this month

6:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

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

A POPULAR sports weekend is set to return for a second year.

Thought for the Week with Graham Owen

8:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THIS weekend is Palm Sunday – the start of Easter Week. The events of this week nearly 2,000 years ago define the Christian faith.

Overton Brownie and Guides units in need of adult volunteers

5:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

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

FOUR Brownie and Guide units in Overton are in desperate need of adult volunteers.

Summer party set to raise money for Hartley Wintney schools

3:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

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

A SUMMER party to raise cash for schools in Hartley Wintney will take place on the village’s cricket green.

Support needed for Basingstoke Young Carers

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

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

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

Cash boost for medical research in Basingstoke

11:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

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

DOCTORS and nurses in Basingstoke should benefit from a multi-million pound cash boost towards delivering clinical research.

Annual parish meeting to be held to review council's decisions

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

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

THE Kingsclere Annual Parish Meeting will be held next Thursday at The Village Club, in George Street.

Whitchurch father to run London Marathon

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Fergus Graham with his sons Arlo and Gabriel

A FORMER Great British rower will run this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon in support of his uncle.

Oakley halls in line for a makeover

8:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

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

TWO village halls in Oakley are set to get a makeover after receiving extra cash towards improvement works.

North West Hampshire MP defends Basingstoke MP Maria Miller

5:32pm Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Sir George Young, who was next to Basingstoke MP Maria Miller as she made her 32-second apology speech in the House of Commons on April 3

THE MP for North West Hampshire has backed Basingstoke MP Maria Miller following her resignation as Culture Secretary.

QMC students raise cash for charity

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Rachel Potter and Janos Reeves cycle to raise money for Sport Relief.

AT Queen Mary's College, not only do the students gain knowledge and skills by planning, organising, marketing and reporting on events throughout college, but these inspiring young people are continuing to support worthwhile charities and continue to make the college a positive environment to study in.

Basingstoke Town mascot gears up for London Marathon

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Stokie the Dragon.

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.

Andrew Morris "had a history of self-harm", a court heard

2:12pm Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Andrew Morris "had a history of self-harm", a court heard

A MAN found with a harpoon impaled in his head after killing his flatmate had a history of self-harm, a court heard.

Succesful BCoT principal leaves for new challenge

1:56pm Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Anthony Bravo

A DYNAMIC college principal is stepping down after five years at the helm at one of Basingstoke’s biggest education establishments.

Elderly woman prevented from losing £4,000 to a potential rogue trader

1:43pm Friday 11th April 2014

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

THE ACTION of a member of the police has prevented an elderly woman in Basingstoke losing £4,000 to a potential rogue trader.

Did care home closure lead to death of elderly woman?

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Deeside Care Home

THE family of an elderly woman, who died after being forced to leave her doomed Basingstoke care home, are questioning whether the move caused her death.

Police appeal for witnesses following Kings Furlong burglary

12:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

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

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

Park for free in Basingstoke town centre

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Joices Yard car park.

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

Florist to celebrate 30 years in Hook with a party

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

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

A FLORIST in Hook will celebrate 30 years of business this month.

Community football event to take place in Sherborne St John

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Adam Mason, who is organising the event.

A KEEN footballer will be having a kick-about with celebrities when he takes part in charity event The Big Match.

Mum to run London Marathon in memory of daughter

8:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

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

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.

Plans submitted for new residential street in Winchfield

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

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

A NEW residential street could be built in Winchfield.

Maria Miller's new home - a five-bedroom, £1.2million Tudor property in Mapledurwell

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Maria Miller's new home in Mapledurwell.

THIS is Maria Miller’s new £1.2million property in Mapledurwell.

Basingstoke hospital boss named as one of the best

2:28pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Mary Edwards

THE chief executive of the trust which runs Basingstoke hospital has been named as one of the best in the country.

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