Superfast broadband coming to Lasham area

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3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

HOMES and businesses in villages to the south of Basingstoke will be among the latest to benefit from a superfast broadband programme.

Hook housing estate plan rejected

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1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build a small housing estate on the outskirts of Hook has been rejected.

Water companies accused of overcharging people in north Hampshire

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12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOME households in Basingstoke and Deane could be overpaying on their water bills because of a charge that should not be there.

Anglers to remember Terry Dobbie at annual memorial match

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9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANGLERS will remember one of their own at a memorial match in Odiham on Saturday.

Hampshire gets £1million broadband funding boost

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3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAMPSHIRE is set to benefit from an additional £1million of funding from the Government to install superfast broadband.

Unmanned plane crashes into hangar at Popham Airfield

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11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LIGHT aircraft collided with a hangar at Popham Airfield after it started to move with no-one on board.

Support Cats Protection Basingstoke & District Branch at their fundraising summer fair

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9:42am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The Linda Burgess Memorial Summer Fair - will take place at The Viables Community Centre, Harrow Way, Basingstoke on Saturday, July 28 from 1pm until 3.30pm.

Teenager plans trip of a lifetime

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8:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

AN INTREPID teenager is looking forward to taking part in the journey of a lifetime.

Reaching for the skies at the Farnborough International Airshow

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3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THERE were certainly plenty of high spots on the first day of this year’s Farnborough International Airshow.

Magna Carta expert visits Odiham

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2:04pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE chairman of the Magna Carta Trust visited Odiham to get an insight into how the village will mark the historic document’s 800th anniversary.

Basingstoke Tangent Club celebrates birthday with tea party at Oakley Hall

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9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A TEACHER and author gave an entertaining talk to members of a Tangent Club at a celebration of its 40th anniversary.

Thousands of people attend the finale of Basingstoke Live 2014

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9:48am Monday 14th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people returned to the War Memorial Park on Sunday to enjoy the final day of Basingstoke Live 2014.

Basingstoke nursery chef reaches final of cooking competition

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3:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

A CHEF from a Basingstoke nursery has made it to the final of a national nursery cooking competition.

Basingstoke Live 2014 - Live updates from day two

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12:54pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Live updates from day two of Basingstoke Live 2014.

Generous shoppers raise money for charity

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5:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

GENEROUS shoppers helped to pull in the pounds for a charity.

Basingstoke couple celebrate 70 years of wedded bliss

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1:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE couple have spoken about their life-long love story after celebrating 70 years of marriage.

Inspirational Fort Hill student dedicates Race for Life run to mum

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11:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

NEARLY 300 pupils and teachers from a Basingstoke school have raised £5,000 for Cancer Research UK after they held their own Race for Life event.

First day of Basingstoke Live is a roaring success

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8:41am Sunday 13th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people flocked to Basingstoke’s War Memorial Park yesterday to enjoy the first day of this year’s Basingstoke Live.

Basingstoke Live 2014: Live Updates

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1:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

Gazette reporter Jessica Bave will be providing live updates from this year's Basingstoke Live.

Basingstoke and Deane Mayor holds reception to thank volunteers

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8:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

THE new Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane honoured volunteers who give up their time to support local charities.

Bike maintenance sessions to be held in South Ham

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5:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

BIKE maintenance sessions will be held in Basingstoke to encourage people to cycle.

Cyclists urged to get on their bikes for St Michael's Hospice

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11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

CYCLISTS are being called on to pedal for charity as registration opens for one of Basingstoke’s biggest annual fundraising events.

BCoT students create video for Basingstoke Live act

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4:51pm Friday 11th July 2014

A TEAM of students from BCoT have produced a music video for a band due to appear at Basingstoke Live on Sunday.

Vodafone staff aim to pull in the pounds for a Hampshire charity

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4:27pm Friday 11th July 2014

A TEAM of graduates from Vodafone will be aiming to pull the pounds in for a north Hampshire charity next week.

Plans under way to mark First World War centenary

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3:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

MONTHS of events to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War are set to swing into action in the coming weeks.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Oakridge home

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8:45am Friday 11th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS took over two hours to tackle a house fire in Oakridge last night.

Horse rescued in Basingstoke needs a new home

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3:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A NEGLECTED horse rescued by the RSPCA in Basingstoke is just one of a record number in need of a new home.

Farleigh House opens to the public

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9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE grounds of Farleigh House in Farleigh Wallop, home of the Earl of Portsmouth, will open to the public for charity this Sunday between 2pm and 5pm to raise money for the British Red Cross.

Tanker spills 1,000 litres of petrol at services

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10:04am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A THOUSAND litres of petrol spilled out of a tanker last night after it was hit by a lorry.

Bike riders needed to help raise money for Basingstoke hospice

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5:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE hospice is urging people to sign up to one of its biggest annual fundraising events.

Chineham residents to get a chance to view new homes plan

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12:22pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

PLANS to build 150 new homes in Chineham will go on display next week.

Shoppers urged to raise money for Armed Forces charity

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4:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

SHOPPERS are being urged to show their generosity for an armed forces charity this weekend.

Dog show raises cash for Herriard church

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5:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

DOGS of all shapes, sizes, breeds and colours were paraded around an arena by their proud owners at an annual dog show held as part of a village fete.

Schoolchildren to learn the importance of keeping safe

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12:10pm Monday 30th June 2014

OVER 1,000 children in the borough will have the opportunity to learn the importance of keeping safe during a “Think Safe” event organised by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Charity fundraisers gear up for Santa Sun Run

Andover Advertiser: Fundraisers dress up as Santa for charity run around Down Grange

6:30pm Thursday 26th June 2014

IT WILL be an unusual sight when people dressed as Santa race around Basingstoke playing fields this Sunday.

Women combat cancer by taking part in Basingstoke Race For Life

Andover Advertiser: Runners taking part in the Basingstoke Race For Life 2014

3:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

GIRL power was alive and running as the female population joined forces to raise money to combat cancer.

Fallen heroes remembered on Armed Forces Day

Andover Advertiser: Veterans stand in silence to remember their fallen comrades

1:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A SOMBRE gathering of people met at Basingstoke War Memorial to honour the town’s war heroes as part of a national event.

Steve Hewlett wows audience at The Haymarket

Andover Advertiser: Ventriloquist Steve Hewlett on stage at The Haymarket with Arthur Lager

11:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

LAST year, Steve Hewlett was propelled into the spotlight when he came fourth on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, winning over the judging panel and the public with his wit, comedy one-liners and quirky puppet characters.

Basingstoke mum meets an Olympic star following weight loss battle

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8:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A SUPER slimmer from Basingstoke met an Olympic swimming star at the semi-final of a weight-loss competition.

Opening weekend of Basingstoke Festival wows audiences across the borough

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9:03am Tuesday 24th June 2014

THIS year's Basingstoke Festival kicked off with a range of activities and free street events throughout the town centre.

Police launch World Cup domestic abuse campaign

Andover Advertiser: Police launch World Cup domestic abuse campaign

8:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

SUPPORT workers will accompany Hampshire police officers called to deal with domestic abuse incidents during this year’s World Cup.

Time running out to enter flower photography competition

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3:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

GARDENING enthusiasts and super snappers are being invited to show off flower power and photographic skills in an annual competition.

Sherfield-on-Loddon residents fear traveller invasion

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1:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

MYSTERY surrounds why hundreds of trees have been felled on a site near Basingstoke – but local residents fear it could be paving the way for a traveller invasion.

North Hampshire people receive gongs in Queen's Birthday Honours List

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1:30pm Thursday 19th June 2014

THE inventor of Hawk-Eye, a retired college principal and an Army skiing instructor were among the north Hampshire people recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Basingstoke youngster shaves off hair to raise money for charity

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6:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A FAMILY double act has raised over £1,000 after they had their heads shaved to raise money for a charity which helps people deal with an immune disorder.

Basingstoke slimmers raise vital funds for national cancer charity

Andover Advertiser: Consultants and slimmers from Slimming World clubs across the borough

2:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

BASINGSTOKE slimmers have joined together to raise nearly £13,000 for a cancer charity.

Armed Forces Day ceremony to honour Basingstoke's war heroes

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10:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE BOROUGH’S war heroes are set to come together to mark the 6th Armed Forces Day at a flag raising ceremony led by the new Mayor of Basingstoke.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council issues Campylobacter warning

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3:41pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

FOOD experts from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council have warned residents not to wash raw chicken to prevent food poisoning, as part of National Food Safety Week.

Cheerleader gets lesson from American professionals

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9:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

A CHEERLEADER from Basingstoke had the chance to take centre stage dancing with a professional team from America.

County council highways teams work to protect Roadside Verges of Ecological Importance

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4:35pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

HIGHWAY teams across Hampshire are taking extra care to manage the county’s “Roadside Verges of Ecological Importance” just in time for verge cutting season.

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