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13 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

CHILDREN helped to build a mosaic out of 30,000 LEGO bricks at a respite home in North Waltham.

More than 150 people turned up for the family fun day at The Bluebells - the holiday home for children with life-limiting conditions which was set up by the Sebastian Action's Trust charity.

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17 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Preserving Tradition, a Ham Celebrates Its 112th Birthday

The staff of the Isle of Wight County Museum in Smithfield, Va., had a hard time buying a new display case for their most prized artifact.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

IMPROVEMENT projects for some of Basingstoke's busiest roads have been given a A 23million boost thanks to a Government cash injection.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Tesco to submit new superstore bid

In July 2012, the company was refused permission to build a 63,000sq ft store on the former Smiths Industries site, on The Harrow Way.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Plans under way to mark First World War centenary

Cllr Gardiner told The Gazette : "It is going to be a day of national remembrance when you consider the sacrifice that has been made.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Now is the time to enter the INSPIRE14 Business Awards

Phil Wilding of Wilding Butler presenting Alan Inskip from temporary motor insurance firm Tempcover with the INSPIRE13 Business of the Year Award Although the gala awards ceremony is set to take place at Highfield Park, Heckfield, near Hook, on November 13, the closing date for nominations is August 15. Yet again one of this year's supporters is ... (more)

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Basingstoke Gazette

BROOKVALE

BASINGSTOKE Festival: There are more local things to enjoy over the last weekend of the Basingstoke Festival, which includes Basingstoke Live on Saturday and Sunday, from 1pm in the War Memorial Park , and street theatre in Festival Place , also both days, from noon to 3pm.

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Basingstoke Gazette

SILCHESTER

CANTEMUS concert: In the parish church on Saturday, at 7.30pm. Music by British composers and some readings also.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Firefighters tackle blaze at Oakridge home

Around 34 firefighters from Basingstoke and Tadley arrived at Sutton Road at 22.41pm to find 50ft flames coming from the building.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

Buskers entertain shoppers as part of Basingstoke Festival

A total of 29 acts registered to play on the town's streets last Saturday and Sunday for Top Hat Weekend - a new feature of this year's Basingstoke Festival.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Pre-school in Brighton Hill to close for good following critical Ofsted report

SCHOOL which was criticised by Ofsted last year and graded as "inadequate" has informed parents that it will close for good at the end of July.

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Teachers and firefighters among workers joining strike action

PUBLIC sector employees in Basingstoke are taking part in a joint day of action today, joining an estimated one million workers walking out across the country.

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Basingstoke mum wins smart TV in Smithie LED prize draw

Heather Findlater, from Southend Road, in the Brookvale area of Basingstoke, said she was over the mood with her win.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Two teenagers arrested over Kings Furlong death released on bail

The 14-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday after an 18-year-old man, named locally as Jay Benton, died following an incident in a house in Kings Furlong .

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Basingstoke Gazette

Neighbours' shock at Kings Furlong murder probe

NEIGHBOURS have expressed shock after the death of an 18-year-old man following an incident in a house in Kings Furlong .

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Kings Furlong murder probe man named as Jay Benton

A TEENAGER who died after he was found in cardiac arrest in Kings Furlong has been named locally as Jay Benton.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

Basingstoke Heritage Society celebrates 25th anniversary

Basingstoke Heritage Society was formed in 1989 following the publication of a Gazette editorial, calling for such a group to be set up.

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Basingstoke Gazette

a Basingstoke junior school has received a cash boost from a cereal company.

Kellogg's awarded A 400 to South View Junior School to help support its breakfast club.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Great bonding at the Wingate Electrical charity golf day

In the centre is Tina Starbucks, from Naomi House & Jacksplace with Wingate directors, l-r Terry Taber, Johnl Munro, managing director Paul Frewin and Richard Cummins A GREAT day of bonding took place during a golf day organised by Wingate Electrical raising just over A 4,500 for Naomi House & Jacksplace.

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Basingstoke Gazette

REVIEW: Bronzes for the World: The Morris Singer Foundry, Willis Museum, Basingstoke

THIS fantastically enlightening little exhibition upstairs in the museum focuses on the work of the Morris Singer Foundry, which relocated from London to Basingstoke in 1967.

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