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2 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Coldest night on record since 1966

Met Office weather recorder Trevor Wheeler, who has been recording the weather for almost 50 years in Hurstbourne Tarrant, says the temperature was just one degree Celsius at dawn.

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6 hrs ago | BBC News

Woman finds 3ft wasp nest on bed

The wasps had chewed through the pillows and the mattress of the bed in order to make their nest larger A Hampshire pest controller said he took on "the biggest job of his career", after being called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Couple wed in restaurant converted from a church

Dave Gardiner and Vicky Baker tied the knot at their dream venue, The Vestry in Southampton , and have played a major part in bringing weddings back there.

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15 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Award-winning Blatchford urges firms to enter EEF manufacturing competition

Prosthetic manufacturer Chas A Blatchford & Sons, was named the overall 'Winner of Winners' in EEF/Aldermore's annual Future Manufacturing Awards, after beating off stiff competition from companies across the UK.

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16 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Historic abbey set for multi-million pound makeover

Work will start next month on a 2.2m project to expand the visitor facilities at Mottisfont Abbey near Romsey as more and more people visit the site.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Echo

Hampshire's Scott Mills joins Strictly

BORN DJ Scott Mills will be ditching the radio waves in favour for the ballroom as he is the latest celebrity to join this year's Strictly Come dancing line-up.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Report finds 1,400 children victims of sex exploitation in UK town over 16-year period

A Jan. 26, 2009 photo from files showing Roger Stone, leader of Rotherham Council who has stepped down with "immediate effect" Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014, after accepting responsibility on behalf of the council for failings detailed in a report which found around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town over a 16-year period.

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Daily Echo

Half mast flag in tribute to couple killed in India bus crash

SOUTHAMPTON City Council is today flying its flag half mast at the Civic Centre in memory of the city couple who died in a bus crash in India.

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Daily Echo

Downward spiral led to drug-related death

A MAN who was found in an alleyway near a Hampshire train station died from a combination of drugs and suffocation, an inquest heard.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Basingstoke man to take on charity bike ride

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

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Hampshire Chronicle

Families shackled by A 6m in 'problem debt'

FAMILIES in Winchester are shackled by almost A 6 million in 'problem debt' from payday loans and credit card repayments, according to a new report.

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Blackburn Citizen

Six directors disqualified over East Lancs 'land bank' scandal

SIX directors who operated a 'land bank' involving prime land near Burnley have been disqualified as company directors after a major probe by the Official Receiver.

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Hampshire Chronicle

5,000 wasps found in Winchester bedroom

Mr Birkett said: "In 45 years I have never seen anything like it. There must have been 5,000 wasps."

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Daily Echo

Body of doctors' receptionist found dead on shore

Southampton Coroner's Court has named Rebecca Currie, 24, as the dead woman who was discovered on the River Itchen shoreline at Hazel Road in the Woolston area of the city on Sunday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Echo

Last chance for summer holiday fun

The Play Rangers have provided five weeks of fun and games for children up to the age of 12 in Fareham .

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Daily Echo

Gruffalo guests are a huge hit at Hampshire pub

Characters from The Gruffalo and the Mouse make an appearance at the Vintage Style Family day at Titchfield Mill near Fareham Children's story characters The Gruffalo and The Mouse made an appearance at the Vintage Style Family Day at Titchfield Mill, near Fareham , which attracted about 200 people on Saturday.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Thousands of children sign up for summer reading challenge

The Mythical Maze summer reading challenge invites children to find their way around a labyrinth that introduces them to creatures from the world of legend and mythology, collecting stickers of each character along the way.

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Andover Advertiser

Snap up shots from Basingstoke Festival

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.

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Portsmouth Today

Victorious Festival: It's been great, says organiser

Organiser James was glad with the number of people who entered the gates as well as the top headline acts himself and the other planners managed to book.

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Andover Advertiser

Loving where you live with clean-up

DURING August, Test Valley Borough Council 's clean team will be out and about in Andover and Romsey town centres removing chewing gum from the streets.

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