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1 hr ago | Basingstoke Gazette
A SCHOOLGIRL showed real blonde ambition by having her head shaved to pull in the pounds for a good cause. Heidi Easton-Stephenson, who is only 10, had her blonde locks cut off in Trilby's, in Potters Walk, Basingstoke.
6 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette
REFORM planning laws - that was the message from the MP for North East Hampshire ahead of a visit to Hart by the planning minister. James Arbuthnot MP spoke to his Conservative colleague Brandon Lewis to highlight issues facing Hart District Council in the production of a new Local Plan.
10 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser
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12 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk
Hundreds of people lined the harbourside in Weymouth to say a final goodbye and thank the team for all their efforts. From today Portland Coastguard will start its move from its harbourside station to the National Maritime Operation Centre in Fareham, Hampshire.
16 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette
The Lantern Parade at Romsey's Late Night Shopping evening has now become a popular annual event and this year's will have a theme for the first time - pantomimes. Last year's parade comprised a colourful array of around 350 lanterns, accompanied by a band and a choir, and entertained the crowds who had come along to enjoy the arrival of Father Christmas.
Hampshire Police have now arrested a total of five people in connection with the death of Penelope Davis , 47, whose brutally stabbed body was found in a Leygreen Farm field, Beaulieu, on 2 Sept. 2. Davis had gone to the field to care for her two horses when she was slain.
MOBILE library stops in the Basingstoke area are among those to be axed as part of Hampshire County Council 's bid to cut costs. As previously reported in The Gazette , the council drew up a list earlier this year of mobile library stops that could be withdrawn across the county, including 16 in the borough.
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 The A 270,000 refurbishment at River Park replaced the outdated prefabricated metal ramps, and was designed by Maverick Industries and a team of local park users.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:13 pm
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