Breaking news Police appeal for witnesses after women airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries

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7:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a road collision this afternoon.

Breaking news Patient taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following collision in Basingstoke

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5:47pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PATIENT has been airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries following a road collision in Basingstoke.

Hallowe'en Streetz programme returns to Basingstoke

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5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Hallowe’en Streetz programme will be returning in Basingstoke and Deane for a series of half-term free evening activities for 11 to 17-year-olds from Monday, October 27 to Friday, October 31.

Fire chief's welcome cash boost for firefighter welfare

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11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S fire chiefs have welcomed a multi-million pound boost for firefighter welfare causes.

Craft fair to be held in Heath End

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9:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Heath End Women’s Institute will be holding a craft fair on Saturday.

Slimmers cycle to raise cash for St Michael's Hospice

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9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SLIMMERS used pedal power on static bikes to pull in the pounds for a Basingstoke hospice.

More volunteers needed across Basingstoke and Deane

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9:23am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Voluntary Action (BVA) is urging to residents across the borough to volunteer their time to help others.

Carewatch to hold recruitment open days in Basingstoke

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9:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWENTY new jobs are set to be created after a home care provider across Basingstoke launched a recruitment drive to meet the increasing demand for its services.

Fostering will be promoted at Great South Run

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5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ONE hundred Hampshire County Council staff members and Hampshire foster carers have signed up to participate in the Great South Run, to promote fostering.

Hallowe'en fun on offer this Saturday at Hobbycraft

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4:06pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF from a Basingstoke craft store will be getting into the Hallowe'en spirirt to pull the pounds in for charity on Saturday.

One patient taken to hospital after car overturns in Aldermaston

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8:29am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A VEHICLE has overturned causing tailbacks on a main road in Aldermaston this morning.

Basingstoke MP Maria Milller supports St Michael's Hospice

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11:45am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller and the deputy leader of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council met with staff and volunteers at a Basingstoke hospice earlier this month to mark World Hospice Day.

Public transport proposals to be discussed by Hampshire County Council

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12:09pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PROPOSALS as to how Hampshire County Council can ensure essential public transport is maintained for the widest section of the community while meeting savings targets will be scrutinised by a cross party committee this week.

Sentinel Housing Association raises over £20,000 for Hampshire hospices

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11:55am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MEMBERS of staff at Basingstoke-based Sentinel Housing Association have been busy selling their unwanted clothes, making cakes, holding raffles and washing cars over the past year to raise money for Naomi House and Jacksplace.

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomes disabled childcare funding

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4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has welcomed the news that respite care and shortbreaks for disabled children can be paid for through the Government's new tax-free childcare scheme.

Children to join road safety fight

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9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

NEARLY 300 children aged nine to 11, from 145 schools in Hampshire, will be training to become Junior Road Safety Officers (JRSOs) this month.

New chief executive for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

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5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has a new chief executive at the helm following the appointment of former Royal Navy commander Alex Lochrane.

Thousands flock to ploughing match

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3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THOUSANDS of people flocked to fields north of Basingstoke to see the country’s top farmers in action at a milestone event.

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomes fall in unemployment figures

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2:19pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has welcomed the news that unemployment in Basingstoke has fallen for the seventh consecutive month this year.

Buckskin couple reunited with their home

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2:11pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IT HAS been eight months since floods devastated around 80 homes in Buckskin but today one couple was reunited with their home.

Basingstoke boy band Concept enjoy appearance on Celebrity Juice

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1:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE roles were reversed when Basingstoke boy band Concept were given the task of judging their former X Factor mentor Louis Walsh on national television.

Anglers were killed in freak helicopter accident

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11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO north Hampshire anglers were killed by a helicopter’s rotor blades in a freak accident on a luxury salmon fishing tour in Russia, an inquest heard.

More girls joining AWE academy

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1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AFTER a concerted effort to encourage girls to get involved in engineering, AWE has welcomed an increase in the number of female apprentices joining the AWE Skills Academy, with the figure rising from five to 15 per cent.

BCoT student shines on work experience

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11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

AFTER beating off stiff competition to win one of the sought-after bursaries granted by the Nuffield Research Scheme, BCoT student Tom Ash has just returned from his work placement at Winchester Science Centre (WSC).

Dining in the dark for blind charity

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9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DINNER will be served in complete darkness at an event to raise money for a charity which supports people who are visually-impaired or blind.

Basingstoke car park roof collapses

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4:34pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THIS was the scene at a Basingstoke assisted living complex when part of the car park collapsed this morning.

Hampshire Air Ambulance to provide 24-hour cover

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5:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) will introduce a helicopter equipped to fly at night.

Ukulele record set at home of Saints

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11:00am Monday 13th October 2014

IT’S AN official world record – the Hampshire Music Hub has set a new benchmark for the largest ukulele ensemble.

Firefighter becomes first in Hampshire to clock up 50 years of service

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9:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FIREFIGHTER, who was once in charge at Basingstoke fire station, has become the first Hampshire officer to clock up 50 years of service.

New £6million fire station to be built in Basingstoke

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12:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

A NEW £6million fire station will be built in Basingstoke after the scheme was given the go-ahead.

Call for young people to vote in Make your Mark ballot

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9:00am Monday 6th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Members of the UK Youth Parliament (MYPs) are calling for more young people to take part in the Make Your Mark ballot – the largest consultation of young people in the country.

Basingstoke Variety Show to be held tomorrow

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5:30pm Friday 3rd October 2014

VARIETY acts will take to the stage this weekend to help raise cash for charities being supported by the borough’s Mayor.

Fundraisers have money pouring in for World's Biggest Coffee Morning

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9:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

LOADS of coffee was poured out and loads of money poured in during the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Firefighters help hospital staff take on ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge

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6:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

THERE was water, water everywhere when a group of big-hearted hospital staff took on the ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge with the help of local firefighters.

Local hospice to benefit from national ITV charity appeal

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8:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A LOCAL children’s hospice will be among the beneficiaries of ITV’s annual charity appeal Text Santa.

Charity Christmas card sale to be held this weekend

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7:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CHARITY Christmas card sale is to be held in a Basingstoke church this weekend.

Basingstoke boy band tell of delight after making it through to next stage of The X Factor

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5:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have made it through to the next stage of The X Factor after surviving the nail-biting boot camp stage of the show.

Basingstoke Town Football Club to hold public exhibition on new stadium plans

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3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

REVISED plans for the new Basingstoke Town Football Club stadium will go on display next week.

Basingstoke garage to team up with M&S

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11:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

MOTORISTS in Basingstoke will be able to stock up on food from Marks & Spencer once construction work on a garage is completed.

Part of Festival Place car park to be demolished after winning Cabinet approval

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10:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

PART of a multi-storey car park in the town centre will be demolished and re-built after Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council have the go-ahead to the scheme.

New homes allocation policy to be discussed next week

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3:57pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHANGES aimed at introducing a simpler and fairer way of allocating homes to residents in need across the borough will be discussed by councillors next week.

Latest phase of high-speed broadband rollout launches this month

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2:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RURAL parts of Basingstoke will be able to benefit from high-speed broadband after Hampshire County Council launched the next phase of its Superfast Broadband Programme.

More than 5,000 horses abandoned in Hampshire last year

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11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MORE than 5,000 horses were abandoned in Hampshire last year, new figures have revealed.

Basingstoke boy band Concept through to the judges' houses stage of The X Factor

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9:10am Monday 29th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have made it through to the next stage of The X Factor after surviving the nail-biting boot camp stage of the show.

Basingstoke boyband Concept impress at The X Factor arena auditions

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11:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

BASINGSTOKE boy band Concept have reached the next round of The X Factor after wowing judges at the arena stage of the competition.

Borough council launches crackdown on chewing gum litter

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1:07pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A NEW gum-busting campaign to reduce litter in the town centre has been launched by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

New hospital is 'vital for future' of Basingstoke-based trust

Romsey Advertiser: Mary Edwards, chief executive

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANS for a state-of-the-art new critical treatment hospital are vital to keep a Basingstoke-based trust financially afloat.

New escalator to be installed at Festival Place

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3:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A STAIRCASE in Festival Place is to be replaced with an escalator in a bid to make the shopping centre more accessible to shoppers.

Broadband roll-out 'well on track'

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9:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A ROLL-OUT of superfast broadband, which will reach 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Hampshire, should be complete by the end of next year.

Basingstoke men to take on Half Marathon challenge to raise money to bring daughter home

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6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A TRAIN driver is on track to take part in the Basingstoke Half-Marathon in a bid to help a colleague whose daughter suffered serious injuries in a car crash.






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