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HEALTH projects in Basingstoke have been given a 140,000 funding boost.
A number of projects that have been developed by the Basingstoke and Deane Health and Wellbeing Partnership have been awarded extra cash from Hampshire County Council 's Public Health Grant fund.
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An artist's impression of how the Manydown development could look
A SENIOR Conservative councillor has claimed that residents in some parts of Basingstoke have "lost confidence" in the borough council over its handling of the Manydown development.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
How Ukip is turning left on the economy
Nigel Farage arrives to speak at Ukip public meeting at Old Basing Village Hall on April 9, 2014 in Basingstoke.
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Councillors at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council agreed to release A 634,000 from its Affordable Housing Reserve to help Sentinel Housing Association purchase 17 properties across the borough for use as emergency accommodation.
Vote for unsung hero
RESIDENTS are being urged to cast their votes to decide who will win the Unsung Hero category at this year's A Place to be Proud of Awards.
Wessex Cancer Trust Spring Sale
EASTER eggs and bonnets were very much in evidence at the "Spring Sale" held by the Wessex Cancer Trust Basingstoke Group at St Andrew's Church, in Western Way, Basingstoke, on Saturday, April 12. There were a variety of items on offer at the various sales stalls as well as delicious cakes and refreshments.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Buckskin borough councillor Robert Taylor opened the event
THE community of Buckskin came together at an Easter-themed event last week to celebrate the re-opening of a centre which served as a flood emergency centre.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Janet Farrow, right, at her retirement party
A CHEF who has spent the past two decades working at a Basingstoke care home had a retirement to remember.
RESTAURANTS in Basingstoke's Top of The Town cooked up a storm at its first-ever food festival.
Mouth-watering food and drink attracted huge crowds to the Eat Street food festival at the Top of The Town last Saturday, and visitors were also treated to cookery demonstrations.
Simon's fired up to help the Dragons
Simon Hood, whose day job is head of marketing at Basing View -headquartered relocation specialist, HCR, is to lend his skills to promote The Dragons.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Hundreds join Walk of Witness through Basingstoke town centre
Hundreds of people took part in the annual Walk of Witness, which has become a key feature of the Easter weekend in the borough.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy
There are just two weeks left until the deadline for nominations for Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 's Director of Nursing Awards.
Paul Bensilum and his son Peter near the pile of contaminated sandbags
CONCERNED residents in a flood-hit Basingstoke neighbourhood have urged Hampshire County Council to collect sandbags that have been contaminated with sewage water.
The Walled Garden at Herriard Park is the perfect setting for selling Sofas & Stuff
THE tranquil setting of a country walled garden is not where you would expect to buy a sofa - but a husband-and-wife team are offering just that.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Citizens' Advice Bureau gets additional funding from Basingstoke and Deane
A VITAL charity that provides advice and guidance on rights to Basingstoke residents has been awarded additional funding to help those in need.
a Basingstoke eyesore could soon be transformed into trade units and a drive-thru restaurant.
The Strathclyde Pension Fund, administered by Glasgow City Council, has applied to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to demolish Telford House, in Hamilton Close, Houndmills .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
"I have made mistakes - I have apologised" says Basingstoke MP Maria Miller
BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller today admits that she has "made mistakes" - and she is vowing to work hard for her constituents following her decision to quit as Culture Secretary.
Farage should publish his accounts in full
Nigel Farage speaks at a Ukip public meeting at Old Basing Village Hall on April 9, 2014 in Basingstoke during the row over Maria Miller's expenses.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
A Hampshire Constabulary helmet
A MAN has been charged with four counts of burglary following a series of bike-part thefts from the landmark Skyline Plaza flats in Basingstoke.
Conservative Association chairman resigns
THE chairman of the Basing and Lychpit branch of the Basingstoke Conservative Association has resigned after a popular borough councillor was prevented from standing for the party in next month's borough elections.