Basingstoke and Deane, England Newswire

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  1. Emotional victory for new ward councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    IT WAS an emotional victory for new Basingstoke and Deane Borough councillor Kerri Carruthers who was elected as ward councillor for Tadley South. The seat was vacant after Cllr Carruthers father, Rob Musson died after a long battle with illness on September 7, aged 63. The results of the by-election were announced at the civic offices on November 25, where the 39-year-old - who will represent the Conservatives - beat her nearest rival Jo Slimin , Liberal Democrats, by 114 votes.

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  2. Plans to extends alcohol selling hours set to face objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Romsey Advertiser

    PLANS for an extension to the hours Morrisons can sell alcohol have been objected to, and will now be discussed at a committee meeting. Morrisons Petrol Station, in Worting Road, had hoped to start selling alcohol and other goods from its premises 24-hours a day.

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  3. Time running out to nominate for sports awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Basingstoke Gazette

    This is a chance to make sure the unsung heroes of sport, as well as the top sportsmen and women in the borough, do not miss out and are rewarded for their dedication to their sports. There are a whole host of categories for people to enter, including Club of the Year, Professional and Voluntary Coach of the Year, Junior and Secondary School of the Year, Service to Sport, Senior and Junior Volunteer or Official, Senior and Junior Team plus Junior and Senior Sportsman or Woman.

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  4. Controversial plans for service station branded as 'inappropriate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Basingstoke Gazette

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a service station at Kennel Farm have been rejected by a charity as "inadequate" and "inappropriate". Campaign to Protect Rural England Hampshire , an organisation devoted to protecting and enhancing rural England, has slammed proposals put forward by developers Applegreen who wish to use the Beggarwood site to build a new motorway service area on the land adjacent to the M3 motorway at Kennel Farm.

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  5. Controversial plans for service station branded as - inappropriate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Basingstoke Gazette

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a service station at Kennel Farm have been rejected by a charity as "inadequate" and "inappropriate". Campaign to Protect Rural England Hampshire , an organisation devoted to protecting and enhancing rural England, has slammed proposals put forward by developers Applegreen who wish to use the Beggarwood site to build a new motorway service area on the land adjacent to the M3 motorway at Kennel Farm.

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  6. Nicola looking to go a step further and take the crown in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Basingstoke Gazette

    AFTER reaching the final last year, Miss Basingstoke Nicola Ascroft is looking to go one step further in 2017 and claim the Miss England crown. The 23-year-old, beauty therapist and hairdresser from Popley enters the Miss England competition for the third year in a row.

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  7. Long-serving football chairman to stand downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Romsey Advertiser

    THE end of an era is approaching at Basingstoke Town with the announcement that their chairman will step down at the end of the season. Long-serving Rafi Razzak will leave his role in May 2017 and end his financial support of the Southern League Premier Division outfit.

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  8. Vans targeted during break-in spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Basingstoke Gazette

    VANS are being targeted by thieves in Basingstoke and Deane as police have recently received a number of reports of goods stolen from vehicles. There have been some break-in during the day time, predominantly from insecure vehicles or where valuable / desirable property has been left on view.

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  9. Grief-stricken family facing home evictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Jeanetta McMahon, 33, of Gainsborough Road in Basingstoke, has been handed an eviction notice, which was originally for Boxing Day this year, but has been brought forward to November 20. Ms McMahon believed she would have the right of succession from Sovereign to stay in the property, following the death of her grandfather Derek, 80. The family - Jeanetta, her mother Dawn, younger sister Pandora and Pandora's fiancA Sam Burton - say there was a verbal agreement between Derek, who suffered a cardiac arrest, and Sovereign, but it is not being stuck to. Ms McMahon, who works in home care but is currently on sick leave, moved back to the property in 2012 to help care for her grandfather until his death in July this year.

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  10. Jeanetta, right and family members Pandora and DawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Jeanetta McMahon, 33, of Gainsborough Road in Basingstoke, has been handed an eviction notice, which was originally for Boxing Day this year, but has been brought forward to November 20. Ms McMahon believed she would have the right of succession from Sovereign to stay in the property, following the death of her grandfather Derek, 80. The family - Jeanetta, her mother Dawn, younger sister Pandora and Pandora's fiancA Sam Burton - say there was a verbal agreement between Derek, who suffered a cardiac arrest, and Sovereign, but it is not being stuck to. Ms McMahon, who works in home care but is currently on sick leave, moved back to the property in 2012 to help care for her grandfather until his death in July this year.

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  11. GALLERY: Borough pays silent tribute to fallen war heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Basingstoke Gazette

    THE borough of Basingstoke and Deane fell silent for two minutes on Sunday as communities paid their respects to those who lost their lives in the First and Second World War. In Basingstoke town centre the annual mayor's Remembrance Sunday Service was held at the War Memorial Park , with the ceremony being led by the mayor's chaplain Arthur Botham.

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  12. New book launches about BasingstokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Written by Walsall-born author Barbara Large, 'Basingstoke Workhouse: And Poor Law Union' explores all aspects of life in the feared institution, the workhouse as well as the staff who lived and worked there. It details the problems of administration and oversight, the stresses and strains suffered by the new, untrained and inexperienced officers who had to make it work, and the sometimes excruciating difficulty of getting every detail sanctioned by London.

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  13. Mother fears family will be homeless this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Basingstoke Gazette

    A PANICKED mum is "facing Christmas on the streets" after being told she and her two young children have to leave her rented property. Nikki Whenman, who has lived with her three-year-old Jayden and five-year-old Riley in Winchester Road, Basingstoke for three years, received a Section 21 notice from estate agents Wellman Property Management, confirming the landlord of the flat wished to reclaim it.

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  14. Bison deliver fundraising boost for the Ark Cancer Centre CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Long-time Bison sponsors Zizzi opened their doors to Bison fans for the latest of their popular nights which saw some of the Herd acting as waiters for the evening. Bison head coach Doug Sheppard and several members of the team were on hand to serve, and chat to, loyal fans of the Herd who came along to the Top of The Town restaurant.

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  15. Council pays out nearly A 500k in lost planning appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | Basingstoke Gazette

    THE lack of a Local Plan has been blamed for the amount of money Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has had to pay on planning appeals since 2010. From the request 217 councils responded fully, with 178 paying out a sum over the past six years, which together totalled A 11,965,077.17, of which the borough council has contributed A 468,694.60 making it the sixth highest to pay out across the UK.

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  16. Councillor slams 'dangerous' bus stopRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Basingstoke Gazette

    A BUS stop is being reviewed by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council after a councillor branded it "dangerous" for members of the public. The Stagecoach bus stop in Longcross Lane, just right of the entrance to Hepplewhite Drive in Hatch Warren , will be investigated following Hatch Warren and Beggarwood ward councillor Dan Putty spoke of his concern of its layout.

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  17. Housing association problems lead to young family sharing single roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Basingstoke Gazette

    A SOUTH Ham woman's family are being forced to share a single bedroom after problems with her housing association. Francesca McCann's young family of four sleep in the same bedroom of her two-bedroom rented property in Paddock Road as the other designated bedroom is unfit for her children - two-year-old Noah and 10-month Elsie - to sleep in.

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  18. Accidents on Black Dam roundabout go upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ACCIDENTS on Black Dam roundabout have shot up since millions were spent reconfiguring it, new information obtained by The Gazette reveals. Since Highways England spent A 11 million on regeneration work on the roundabout, there have been more accidents between its opening in February, and June this year, than the whole of 2014 - the year before work took place at Black Dam roundabout.

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  19. Councillor slams "dangerous" bus stopRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Basingstoke Gazette

    A BUS stop is being reviewed by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council after a councillor branded it "dangerous" for members of the public. The Stagecoach bus stop in Longcross Lane, just right of the entrance to Hepplewhite Drive in Hatch Warren , will be investigated following Hatch Warren and Beggarwood ward councillor Dan Putty spoke of his concern of its layout.

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  20. Councillors vote for new housing planRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 6 | Basingstoke Gazette

    BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council agreed to adopt its new Housing and Homelessness Strategy at a full council meeting last week. The 2016-20 HHS, proposed by deputy leader of BDBC Cllr Terri Reid , saw members vote in favour of it despite concerns raised by members of the Labour group.

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