1 hr ago
Basingstoke mums get well-deserved treat
Eighteen mums enjoyed the treat laid on at The Bluebells, in North Waltham - a home run by Sebastian's Action Trust for seriously-ill children and their families.
4 hrs ago
Basingstoke businesswoman attends Downing Street reception for Small Business Saturday
When Lorraine Ashover, director of Minerva Procurement Consultancy Services, heard about Small Business Saturday she was immediately interested in being a part of it.
7 hrs ago
Today is Small Business Saturday
TODAY is Small Business Saturday, on what is set to be one of the biggest days of the year for small traders.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
New railway station for Green Park 'a top priority' for Berkshire
Revised planning permission for the station will be submitted early in the new year with the hope of completion in 2016 Building a new station at Green Park by 2016 is a "top priority" for the Berkshire Local Transport Body , says its chair, Councillor Tony Page.
Get ready for Small Business Saturday
IT MAY be called Small Business Saturday but it's a big idea that will hopefully boost trade for local shops and businesses in the all-important run-up to Christmas.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Report: New Jersey Enters Online Gambling Business At Perfect Time
New Jersey has gotten into the online gambling business at just the right time. That's according to a new report from a British research firm , which says the Garden State can grab the lion's share of money from mobile play - if it plays its cards right.
Four-year-old Elsa Whiting with her medal and certificate.
A SEA of Santas in Basingstoke's Eastrop Park made for a very festive sight as runners took part in the sixth annual British Heart Foundation Santa Jog.
The Duke of Kent presents De La Rue with a Queen's Award
THE Duke of Kent was in Overton today to present leading banknote printer De La Rue with The Queen's Award for Enterprise.
The Chancellor's Autumn Statement brings festive cheer to small businesses
He feels today's announcement by George Osborne on business rates for small businesses should bring some festive cheer to the High Street.
Father Christmas' tour of Basingstoke begins tonight
The annual Santa float will visit various locations in the town between 5.30pm and 6pm, starting tonight in Hoopers Way, Oakley.
1.5m scheme announced to spruce up Alencon Link
A KEY Basingstoke town centre road will be the subject of months of work as a A 1.5million-plus improvement project swings into action in the new year.
Mayor backs project to help youngsters with learning difficulties
Buy this photo Dan Putty, the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane, is urging local businesses to support a project for youngsters with learning difficulties.
Wonderland robbers jailed for 12 years - watch CCTV evidence used during trial
THEY thought they had got away with daylight robbery - but today Ashley Flanagan and Anthony Bermingham are behind bars after being found guilty of a A 10,000 hold-up at a Basingstoke nightclub.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Council urged to buy painting of local hero David Kamsler
War veteran hopes 'hero' painting can be boughtA WAR veteran hopes that Basing-stoke and Deane Borough Council will consider buying a painting of a well-known local hero.
Free parking for Small Business Saturday
Shoppers and people enjoying a meal will be able to get a refund on the cost of their parking when spending more than A 10 in Top of The Town in Basingstoke on December 7. The early Christmas present from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is part of its support for Small Business Saturday to give a further boost to traders in the Top of The ... (more)
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Model flying club faces legal challenge over use of field
High court ruling forces council to reconsider decision to allow Aldershot Model Club to fly model planes in an Old Basing field after a neighbour complained about the noise Christmas comes early as towns, villages, organisations and businesses across the county hold events in the run up to the festive holiday Aldershot Model Club members at ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Schools sign up for Switch-off energy saving scheme
NINE schools in Basingstoke have signed up to an annual initiative to raise awareness of saving energy at school and at home.
E-fit released in connection with sexual assault in Basingstoke
DETECTIVES investigating an allegation of sexual assault have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
North Hampshire singers reach area finals of national competition
The talented teens are now just one step away from performing at The O2 in London, where singers will fight to win a A 5,000 cash prize to spend on the development of their act.
Trees planted in memory of Scout leader Ian Collins
James Borthwick, eight, Matthew Hickie, 12, James Teasdale, 13, and Eleanor Battey, seven, prepare to plant one of the oak trees in memory of Ian Collins Around 70 youngsters and leaders from Beavers, Cubs and Scouts in the village gathered at the field behind the Scout Hut, in Milkingpen Lane, to plant the saplings in tribute to Ian Collins, who ... (more)