Public urged to donate Christmas food parcels

Romsey Advertiser: VOLUNTEERS at the West Somerset Food Cupboard have been busy making up 200 boxes for Christmas. PHOTO: Christine Payne.

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A BASINGSTOKE volunteer group is appealing to the public to donate food to give to disadvantaged people this Christmas.

Engineer sports multitude of flamboyant hairstyles to raise cash for charity

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

HE STYLED himself as Boring Dave – but there has been nothing boring about Dave Brown when it comes to his hairdos in recent weeks.

Bleed on the brain causes death of Laverstoke man

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6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN died after suffering a fatal bleed on the brain at his Laverstoke bungalow, an inquest heard.

Basingstoke's sporting stars showcase their talent

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9:01am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SPORTS Minister Helen Grant met some of Basingstoke’s sporting stars when she visited some of the area’s top venues yesterday.

Local Plan letter in full

Romsey Advertiser: The land at Manydown

8:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's draft Local Plan has been put into question by the planning inspector who has been tasked with assessing if it is viable.

Sports Minister to visit sports clubs across Basingstoke

Romsey Advertiser: Sports Minister Helen Grant joins in the I Will If You Will bootcamp taster

9:04am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SPORTS Minister Helen Grant will visit a number of sports clubs across Basingstoke this morning.

Hampshire County Council to transfer keys for culture venues to new trust on Saturday

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire county council

11:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

COUNCILS in Hampshire are set to hand over the keys to the county’s arts and museum assets as a new trust pledges to make Hampshire a world-class venue for culture.

Business incubator set to get funding boost from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Romsey Advertiser: Councillor Clive Sanders

9:23am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A NEW programme which could unlock £20million of business investment into Basingstoke is set to get a funding boost if plans are approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet tonight.

Wellbeing project in Basingstoke awarded cash from county council

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire county council

8:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

TWO wellbeing projects in Basingstoke are set to benefit from a cash boost after Hampshire County Council agreed to support a host of projects across Hampshire.

Basingstoke student wins TV award

Romsey Advertiser:

1:06pm Monday 27th October 2014

A FORMER Basingstoke student has won an award for a TV sequence filmed as part of his course.

Basingstoke Mencap to hold job fair on Wednesday

Romsey Advertiser: Joint Choir Concert in Aid of Chepstow Mencap

9:26am Monday 27th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Mencap will hold a job fair on Wednesday in a bid to encourage more local organisations to hire people with learning disabilities across the borough.

Housing association encourages residents to walk to improve their fitness

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6:00am Monday 27th October 2014

A HOUSING association has encouraged its residents, carers and staff to ‘walk around the world’ as part of a scheme to get people more active.

Sentinel Housing Association to hold security training course

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4:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

A BASINGSTOKE housing association will be holding a free training course for people interested in a career in the security industry next month.

North Hampshire Quilters pull in the pounds for charity

Romsey Advertiser:

5:18pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE North Hampshire Quilters pulled in the pounds for charity at an event this month.

Festival Place shoppers to get fashion tips

Romsey Advertiser: Win £250 to spend in Basingstoke's Festival Place

5:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

VISITORS to Basingstoke’s Festival Place will be able to see the key autumn and winter fashion trends at a special weekend event next month.

BCoT motorsport students celebrate successful season

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11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

BCoT’s motorsport students are celebrating a successful maiden season with their MR2 racing cars.

Generous shoppers raise money for Basingstoke hospice

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

GENEROUS shoppers dug deep for a Basingstoke hospice earlier this month.

Quiz tournament aims to pull the pounds in for charity

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

BASINGSTOKE quiz fans are being urged to put their little grey cells to the test for a good cause.

Basingstoke youngster receives award for skills at sea

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5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A BASINGSTOKE teenager, who won the opportunity to take part in a sea voyage, has been presented with a trophy to mark the occasion.

Basingstoke Big Bang to be held next Saturday

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3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

GOOD causes are set to benefit from a major revamp to one of the highlights of the Basingstoke and Deane events calendar.

Fire service urges people to test their smoke alarms this weekend

Romsey Advertiser: Please don’t ignore a beeping smoke alarm

12:24pm Saturday 25th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to test their fire alarms as the clocks go back this weekend.

Free dog safety workshop to be held next week

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE education and community officer for Dogs Trust in the south is providing a free workshop on dog safety for children aged five-11 at Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Festival Place, on Tuesday, October 28 at 2pm.

Employees get on their bike to pull the pounds in for charity

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THEY spend their day jobs improving and repairing Hampshire’s main roads and dual carriageways – and now they have piled on the pedal power for a good cause.

South Central Ambulance Service urges people to be "autumn aware"

Romsey Advertiser:

12:03pm Friday 24th October 2014

SOUTH Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) is encouraging motorists and pedestrians to be autumn aware by being extra vigilant and cautious when using the roads.

COMPETITION - Win a family ticket to The Haymarket's Christmas show

Romsey Advertiser:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WE HAVE a family ticket to The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus at The Haymarket on Saturday, December 6 at 11am to give away to each of two Gazette readers.

Hampshire police commissioner launches new youth programme

Romsey Advertiser: Simon Hayes

11:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire has urged young people across the county to take part in a new programme.

Hard-working scouts enjoy Mayoral reception

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CUBS and Scouts received plaudits from the borough’s Mayor after clinching distinguished awards.

Basingstoke Live headliners scoop Mobo award

Romsey Advertiser:

9:42am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BASINGSTOKE Live 2014 headliners Krept and Konan scooped a Mobo award at last night’s award ceremony in London.

Hamshire Fire and Rescue Service receives funding boost

Romsey Advertiser: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

4:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) has been awarded £4million from the Government to improve frontline services and strengthen its partnerships with other emergency services.

New home sought for piano

Romsey Advertiser:

5:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NEW home is being sought for a baby grand piano.

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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.

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

Romsey Advertiser: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

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

Romsey Advertiser: Hallowe'en Night a big success

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser: Betts wins 2013 Great South Run in Portsmouth

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 next week at Hobbycraft


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 next week.

One patient taken to hospital after car overturns in Aldermaston

Romsey Advertiser: South Central Ambulance Service in Hampshire

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser: Sean Woodward.

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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

Romsey Advertiser:

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.

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