Local paper seeks award nominees

February 8, 2018 by  

Local newspaper, The Basingstoke Gazette, has announced that nominees are now being sought among residents of the town for the annual awards it organises to honour those who help others.

This will be the fifteenth successive year that the awards, called [Read more]

Basingstoke charity launches new fundraiser

January 11, 2018 by  

A charity based in Basingstoke is aiming to capitalise on the spirit of renewal that comes with the New Year by launching a brand new fundraising campaign to try and generate £5 million.

Called ‘Bag It Up’, this campaign is the brainchild of [Read more]

Christmas carol service to be held in Basingstoke

December 1, 2017 by  

The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane has called upon residents of the town to get into the festive spirit by inviting them to attend this year’s Civic Carol Service.

St Michael’s Church is set to serve as the venue for the event, with [Read more]

Plans announced for new village hall

November 2, 2017 by  

Plans have been announced that could lead to the construction of a brand new hall within the village of Ramsdell, which is located just outside Basingstoke.

An application for planning permission has been submitted by the development firm leading the project, with the chosen setting for this hall being [Read more]

Revamp of Basingstoke Leisure Park moves closer

October 1, 2017 by  

Ambitious plans to revamp the Leisure Park in Basingstoke have moved a step closer to being realised, with the news that the local council is near to agreeing a deal with a development firm for the project.

NewRiver Retail is the company that has been chosen by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to [Read more]

New flats for centre of Basingstoke

September 5, 2017 by  

Basingstoke appears likely to get new living accommodation within its town centre, following the announcement that development plans have been submitted to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council for the conversion of a block of offices.

The developer behind these plans is [Read more]

Basingstoke motorway project to begin soon

August 1, 2017 by  

Work will be getting underway towards the start of this month on a multi-million pound project that will boost the capacity of Basingstoke’s A33 motorway, with the aim of reducing congestion issues.

The local council has invested [Read more]

Refresh Festival announces more stars

July 2, 2017 by  

The brand new festival celebrating fitness and health later this year, Refresh, has now added several more stars to the list of those who will be in attendance.

The children’s television character Mr. Bloom, the author of a popular health blog Danielle Vanier, top-selling writer Clean Eating Alice and former Olympian [Read more]

Stewart Lee returning for gig in Basingstoke

June 2, 2017 by  

One of the country’s most acclaimed stand-up comedians, Stewart Lee, will be returning to Basingstoke during the summer, to perform a show at the town’s Anvil theatre.

Lee has been a fixture on the comedy scene in the UK since [Read more]

Ukulele orchestra coming to Basingstoke

May 4, 2017 by  

A group that has helped make the ukulele one of the most [Read more]

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