Pageant hopes for Basingstoke women

July 7, 2018 by  

Three young women who live in Basingstoke are hoping to get the chance to compete for their town and their country in top international beauty contests.

Hannah Hunter, Georgina Lawrence and Hannah Davis have each been chosen for a [Read more]

Basingstoke to get its own Hollywood sign

June 7, 2018 by  

The giant white-lettered sign in the Hollywood Hills is one of the most instantly recognisable sights in the world – and now Basingstoke is set to get one of its own.

Destination Basingstoke has announced that it hopes to construct a [Read more]

Epic journey planned for Basingstoke dads

May 11, 2018 by  

Two fathers from Basingstoke are set to take on an epic fundraising cycle ride.

Kevin Grant and Tony Green are friends, as well as being dads to young children, and this has motivated [Read more]

Go-ahead given for revamp of Basingstoke club

April 5, 2018 by  

The Sports and Social Club in Basingstoke is set to be given a new look, after plans for its redevelopment got the green light from the local council.

This building originally dates back to 1865 and is located in May’s Bounty. The plans for overhauling its facilities were first revealed [Read more]

Change of location for Basingstoke comedy club

March 6, 2018 by  

One of the most popular comedy clubs to be found in Basingstoke is set to take its giggle filled gigs to another part of the town, as it will be moving to a bigger venue during the spring.

The Laughter House Comedy Club was launched a decade ago by Jan Jack and, for most of that time, its home has been [Read more]

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]

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