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1 hr ago | Daily Echo

Thousands expected at the first day of the New Forest Show

Hampshire's biggest summer spectacular, the New Forest Show, starts today with thousands of people expected to flock through the gates of New Park, Brockenhurst.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Fire crews tackle grass blaze

Two crews from Eastleigh fire station are dealing with the blaze which started in a secluded area away from homes.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Teacher banned after making pupils put ice cubes in underwear

A HAMPSHIRE teacher has been banned from the profession after admitting making pupils put ice cubes in their underwear as punishments whilst on a school trip.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Echo

Residents fighting for a say over port plans

Campaigners calling for residents to be consulted over the future of Marchwood Military Port are taking their fight to Downing Street.

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Andover Advertiser

Superfast broadband coming to Lasham area

HOMES and businesses in villages to the south of Basingstoke will be among the latest to benefit from a superfast broadband programme.

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Andover Advertiser

Carnival fever sweeps through Andover

Thousands of residents lined the route to catch a glimpse of the hundreds of participants in all their finery as the procession started at the Grain Silo, on Weyhill Road, and worked its way down to meet the walking procession at Beech Hurst, before continuing along Bridge Street followed by Eastern Avenue, before finishing at Vigo Recreation ... (more)

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Daily Echo

New team of volunteers in New Forest to give help to the elderly

A new team of volunteers is being formed to enable older people to live independently for longer in the New Forest .

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Basingstoke Gazette

Water companies accused of overcharging people in north Hampshire

SOME households in Basingstoke and Deane could be overpaying on their water bills because of a charge that should not be there.

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Andover Advertiser

Alresford woman whose babies drowned in bath sentenced for heroin offences

A WOMAN whose two children drowned in the bath in Alresford 15 years ago has been punished for being involved in the supply of heroin.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Echo

Volunteer minibus driver is latest nominee for Community Stars award

The volunteer minibus driver ferries youngsters and elderly folk who would otherwise struggle to get out, taking them to youth groups, lunch clubs and shopping trips.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Planners unhappy about cabin idea

OWNERS of a smallholding have applied for permission to build an agricultural workers' cabin on land near Andover - but planners are not happy with it.

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Portsmouth Today

Explosion reported as fire tears through back of home

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Basingstoke Gazette

Retiring teachers chalk up 75 years at Aldworth School

IT'S the end of an era as two teachers, who have collectively clocked up over 75 years at the same school, retire.

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Daily Echo

Bids flood in to adopt pain op dog Winston

APPLICATIONS have flooded in to give a new home to a dog saved by the public from a life in pain.

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Daily Echo

Community solar farm starts producing power for 600 homes

A COMMUNITY energy project has started producing power for 600 Hampshire homes after transforming a former gravel pit into a solar farm.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Echo

Heart throb Firth swaps costume drama for violent spy thriller

HAMPSHIRE heartthrob Colin Firth swaps his image as a dashing love interest to become a gentleman spy armed with a killer umbrella in his latest movie role.

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Hartlepool Mail

Man arrested after police and dog section scrambled to incident in Hartlepool

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after an area of Greatham Village, on the outskirts of Hartlepool, was cordoned off by armed police around 7pm on Saturday, with the cordon in place for two hours.

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Daily Echo

Business booming as temperatures soar

While temperatures soar so do bookings and profits for firms hoping to take advantage of the Mediterranean-style climate being enjoyed across the south.

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Daily Echo

Handy service up for award

Whether it's a bad break-up, an argument with parents or an embarrassing health problem, the Hythe and Dibden Youth Trust is available to lend advice.

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Daily Echo

a Hampshire restaurant has closed amid a mass outbreak of food poisoning.

More than 30 people have fallen ill with salmonella since eating at The Real China in Eastleigh , including a three-year-old child.

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