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3 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

New A 270,000 skate park opens in Winchester

Throughout the afternoon the spray concrete park was filled with up to 100 bikers, skaters and scooter riders, all intent on trying their tricks. The A 270,000 refurbishment at River Park replaced the outdated prefabricated metal ramps, and was designed by Maverick Industries and a team of local park users.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Two couples hurt in early morning attacks

A MAN was struck with a glass bottle and his girlfriend was punched in the head in one of two violent attacks in New Milton in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police say the victims, who were walking home from the Rydal pub, were one of two couples assaulted in the town in the space of just two hours.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Dog fight dazzles in skies over Hampshire

IT'S the moment a dog show on the ground took second place to a dog fight in the skies. The confrontation in question involved a group of replica First World One planes that re-enacted one of the battles from the 1914-18 conflict.

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12 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Man who killed himself was concerned about being evicted

A MAN who killed himself with a cocktail of prescription drugs was concerned about being evicted from his flat, an inquest heard. Paul Walsh's body was found slumped against the front door of his flat in Mary Rose Court, in Attwood Close, Kings Furlong , Basingstoke, on the night of June 2 this year.

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17 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser

Tour of Britain races through scenic Surrey again

Camberley, Deepcut, Frimley Green, Mytchett, Ash Vale, Normandy, Wanborough, Puttenham, Elstead, Thursley, Hindhead and Haslemere all welcomed the Tour of Britain professional cyclists on Saturday The Tour of Britain 's return to Surrey was greeted by thousands of cheering fans as Julien Vermote romped home to win the Stage 7 race on Brighton seafront on Saturday. Tom Smallwood, 39, from Sandhurst, took along his two children for the start and said: "I've never seen Camberley so invigorated.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Echo

Last minute tickets to ball

Last minute cancellations mean there are still tickets available for the Rainbow Centre's Indian Summer Ball on September 27. This will be the charity's first major event since its successful appeal to raise A 150,000 to keep the doors open. The evening, at the Tournerbury Estate, in Hayling Island, starts at 7.30pm and will include a champagne reception, a three-course dinner, live music, and entertainment alongside an auction, a silent auction and a raffle.

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Basingstoke Gazette

New breastfeeding-friendly scheme launched in Basingstoke

TWELVE Basingstoke venues are offering a warm welcome to mums and babies after they signed up to support a new breastfeeding-friendly scheme. The Basingstoke Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme was launched at local restaurants, cafes and other venues during World Breastfeeding Week to promote breastfeeding for local mums in safe and friendly locations.

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Daily Echo

End is finally in sight for Benali's epic 1,000 mile run

THE END of Franny Benali's incredible 1,000 mile run is in sight, as the Saints legends prepares to be greeted by thousands of fans at St Mary's Stadium Decked out the Southampton home strip the pair ran through the Hampshire countryside as Benali's 1,000 mile run to every Premier League football stadium draws to an emotional finale this afternoon. The former Saints defender is raising money for Cancer Research UK, and has been running the equivalent of almost two marathons everyday for three weeks.

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Daily Echo

Rare access to Hampshire heritage sites this weekend

JEWELS in Hampshire's historical crown will be open for visitors over the weekend as part of a heritage event. Sites of special significance that are normally kept under lock and key will be available to view, with many organised tours and information days planned.

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Bournemouth Echo

Man struck with bottle and woman punched in head in New Milton attack

A MAN was struck with a glass bottle and his girlfriend was punched in the head as they walked home from a New Milton pub last night, say police. The 23-year-old man and the 22-year-old woman, who are both local to the area, were assaulted after leaving the Rydal public house on Station Road.

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Daily Echo

Engineering centre of excellence opens doors

A NEW centre of excellence for student engineers was due to open its doors in Hampshire today, allowing 900 young people to "pursue their dream careers". A Government minister was visiting Fareham College to mark the unveiling of the A 12m campus, which received A 9m of public funding.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Newsday

Cold case kidnap and rape man jailed

A man who dragged a woman from a phone box and raped her 26 years ago has been jailed for 11 and a half years. Peter Holder was 22 when he forced his 30-year-old victim into his car in Watlington Street, Reading, on the evening of 5 March 1988.

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Southland Times

Waimakiriri seat politically charged

OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Can Matt Doocey emerge from the shadows and defeat fellow St Bede's old boy Clayton Cosgrove in the race for the Waimakiriri? Labour's veteran parliamentarian Clayton Cosgrove lost the seat in 2011 to National's Kate Wilkinson. The result was one of the closest of the General Election.

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Portsmouth Today

Coroner calls for action on legal highs after death

A CORONER has called for action to be taken on legal highs after a man died from a heart attack hours after snorting the drug. Matthew Flatman, 35, had cried out in pain saying his chest felt like it was ripping apart the morning after taking Gocaine - labelled not fit for human consumption.

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Portsmouth Today

Call for action over cyclist accident hot spots in Portsmouth

DOZENS of accidents have happened in 21 streets in Portsmouth - and cyclists are calling for something to be done about it. The 'hot spots' which include streets all over the city, were identified in government data about road accidents involving cyclists.

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Daily Echo

Help Saints legend finish mammoth charity challenge

HE HAS been backed by football fans of all clubs on every step of the way of his epic challenge. Now Saints legend Francis Benali needs the biggest support from the fans of the club closest to his heart as he strains every sinew for the finale of his incredible sporting feat.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Ten things to do around Winchester this weekend

This is a first for Winchester. Thirty poets will visit venues across the city for debates, workshops and readings to mark the First World War centenary.

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Hampshire Chronicle

New shopping village could create 100 jobs

MORE than 100 jobs will be created if an entrepreneur gets the green light to open an indoor shopping village in Hampshire. Adrian Williams is behind the scheme to transform a former food processing and packaging warehouse into what he has dubbed the Boutique Village.

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Andover Advertiser

Man arrested after drugs raid

Residents in Duttons Road, Romsey, were shocked to find their street the focus of a police drugs raid, which sniffer dogs and specialist officers called into action. The units executed a warrant on one house, where police found a quantity of cannabis and some cash, which was seized.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Councils approve A 500K improvements to Church Street

PLANS to make Romsey town centre more pedestrian-friendly are going ahead next year. In a joint project bosses at Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council have agreed to a 500,000 scheme to enhance Church Street.

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