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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser: Festival Place

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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.

Evening of entertainment to raise money for local good causes

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A NIGHT of music and laughter will pull in the pounds for good causes next month.

Green fingered residents recognised for their hard work

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

GREEN-fingered success has been recognised at this year’s Basingstoke in Bloom competition.

Members of Royal British Legion women's section celebrate milestone anniversary

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

MEMBERS of a women’s section of the Royal British Legion in Basingstoke have celebrated a milestone anniversary.

Businesses across Basingstoke urged to support sports award event

Romsey Advertiser:

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BUSINESSES in the Basingstoke area are being encouraged to help celebrate sporting excellence by supporting one of the borough’s premier awards events.

Hundreds of beer lovers flock to annual Hatch Warren festival

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POPULAR beer festival, which has been running for more than two decades, saw people descend on a Basingstoke community centre to enjoy an evening of ales.

Family fun day pulls in the pounds for Basingstoke charity

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed themselves at a Basingstoke event which pulled in the pounds for a good cause.

New Bishop of Basingstoke consecrated in Winchester

Romsey Advertiser:

4:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE NEW Bishop of Basingstoke was consecrated during a service held by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Winchester Cathedral this morning.

Top of The Town restaurant aims to expand

Romsey Advertiser:

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A BASINGSTOKE restaurant could soon host more diners if plans are given the green light by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Investigation to find out if popular Basingstoke statue can be repaired

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A POPULAR statue which has stood in Basingstoke’s Alencon Link since 1999 has been vandalised.

New leader of Everest Community Academy aiming high

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE new principal of a Basingstoke secondary school, which has been through a turbulent time, is focusing on making it part of the community again.

New Bishop of Basingstoke to be consecrated in Winchester

Romsey Advertiser: Right Reverend Tim Dakin and The Reverend Canon David Williams

1:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE NEW Bishop of Basingstoke will be consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Winchester Cathedral tomorrow.

Woman airlifted to hospital following crash on A303

Romsey Advertiser: 16 people rescued from fire at block of flats

9:31am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WOMAN was airflifted to hospital following a crash on the A303 yesterday evening.

Cash boost for borough projects

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

COMMUNITY projects across Basingstoke are set to receive a cash boost from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council launch litter crackdown

Romsey Advertiser: Information Commissioner's Office to investigate Basingstoke and Deane data leak

3:54pm Monday 15th September 2014

PEOPLE who ignore bins and drop their rubbish on the street will be given on the spot fines in a crackdown by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Public exhibition to be held next week on Black Dam roundabout improvements

Romsey Advertiser: Black Dam Roundabout

1:45pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PUBLIC exhibition to showcase plans for a new multi-million pound scheme to transform a busy Basingstoke roundabout will take place next week.

Phones 4U goes into administration

Romsey Advertiser:

10:19am Monday 15th September 2014

MOBILE phone retailer Phones 4U went into administration on Sunday night putting 5,596 jobs at risk.

20 questions for...Simon Hood

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SIMON Hood is head of marketing at relocation specialists HCR Group, based on Basing View.

Polly the Fox with a head for heights

Romsey Advertiser:

5:58pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THIS fox clearly has a head for heights, clambering on the roof of a building at the former Eli Lilly site, in Kingsclere Road, Basingstoke, today.

Hampshire legal team shortlisted for award

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire county council

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

LEGAL eagles in Hampshire who support social care for children have been shortlisted for an award in recognition of their work.

VIDEO: Popley Spotlight Centre and NAS take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Romsey Advertiser:

1:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

A BASINGSTOKE charity has helped to raise the profile of other local causes by taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Man left covered in blood after scuffle at Preston Candover restaurant

Romsey Advertiser: The Purefoy Arms

3:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN was left covered with blood following a scuffle at a north Hampshire restaurant.

VIDEO: Franky Fryer has a "proper nutty day" in Basingstoke

Romsey Advertiser:

11:04am Thursday 28th August 2014

SOCCER AM’s Franky Fryer has a “proper nutty day in Basingstoke.

Basingstoke man to take on charity bike ride

Romsey Advertiser:

4:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BASINGSTOKE fitness instructor will take to the saddle on Thursday to pull in the pounds for a good cause.

Snap up shots from Basingstoke Festival

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

IT WAS one of the highlights of the Basingstoke Festival – and now people who were turned into real-life pieces of art by French street artists can download their snapshot from the event.

Sherfield Park residents left with no water following burst water main

Romsey Advertiser:

12:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

RESIDENTS in an estate in Sherfield-on-Loddon are expected to get their water supply back shortly following a burst water main.

Family fun day aims to encourage people to be more active

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

WORLD-class freerunning athletes from across the world will gather at a family event in Basingstoke next week.

Hundreds attend funeral of popular Herriard woman

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned out to say farewell, and pay tribute, to a popular woman who ran an Odiham café.

Decorated table auctioned off for Basingstoke cancer charity

Romsey Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A TABLE donated by a Basingstoke restaurant has been transformed by a group of artists and auctioned off to raise money for a local good cause.

St Michael's Hospice urge people to take part in popular fundraiser

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

IT’S a night out with a difference – and the annual Moonlight Walk is now open for registration.

Buckskin residents hold WW1-themed charity event

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

BUCKSKIN residents took a step back in time as they enjoyed a First World War-themed charity event.

Marwell Zoo photography competition still open for entries

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THERE is still time to enter Marwell’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Fares to increase for rail passengers

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

RAIL passengers in Basingstoke face more train pain after it was announced regulated fares will increase by 3.5 per cent.

Morrisons staff take to the saddle for charity

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A TEAM of employees from the Basingstoke branch of Morrisons will be taking to the saddle tomorrow and Saturday to raise funds for charity.

Plans for new homes on former Eli Lilly site to be decided next week

Romsey Advertiser:

4:13pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEARLY 600 new homes could be built on the former Eli Lilly site if Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council give the go ahead to the scheme next week.

Plans to build three traveller pitches near Sherfield Park submitted to borough council

Romsey Advertiser:

1:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

IT WAS their worst fear – and now residents living next to land where 500 trees were illegally felled face the threat of the site being occupied by travellers.

Rick Stein to open restaurant in Winchester

Romsey Advertiser:

11:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The restaurant is set to open in late autumn and will seat 70 for lunch and dinner.

Firefighters tackle blaze in Malshanger

Romsey Advertiser: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

8:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are currently tackling a fire in a field of straw this morning.

Public encouraged to hold charity tea party

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7:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NATIONAL disability charity Motability is encouraging the public to hold tea parties at home, in work, at clubs or societies to raise funds for disabled people around the UK.

The Gazette heads off to the launch of Series 5 of Downton Abbey to find out what's in store for fans

Romsey Advertiser:

11:22am Monday 18th August 2014

The all-conquering costume drama, which was inspired by – and is partially filmed at - Highclere Castle, returns to television screens in September.

Litter of meerkat pups arrive at Marwell Wildlife

Romsey Advertiser:

7:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

A LITTER of meerkat pups has arrived at Marwell Wildlife.

Heavy rain causes chaos across Basingstoke

Romsey Advertiser:

2:42pm Thursday 14th August 2014

HEAVY RAIN has hit Basingstoke this afternoon causing localised flooding on roads and paths around the town.

Basingstoke A Level results: Live updates

Romsey Advertiser: Basingstoke students collect their A Level results

8:12am Thursday 14th August 2014

Live updates of the Basingstoke A Levels results day from Queen Mary's College.

One patient taken to hospital following crash on Winchester Road roundabout

Romsey Advertiser:

10:14am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MOTORISTS faced long tailbacks this morning following an accident on a busy Basingstoke road.






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