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RAC calls for hard shoulders to return to smart motorways

A National Highways report published in December revealed that smart motorways without a hard shoulder were three times more dangerous

Basingstoke Gazette | News

What are the symptoms of meningitis and how do you get it?

See the main symptoms and bacterial and viral meningitis, how you can catch it and if you can recover from it, according to the NHS.

Andover Advertiser | Basingstoke

HMRC Child Benefit message after April changes to benefit

HMRC has confirmed that families with one child will now receive £1,331 per year through Child Benefits

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Thousands eligible for £442 in free supermarket vouchers

NHS Healthy Start scheme vouchers worth £442 can be claimed by families on Universal Credit, Pension Credit and more

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Hampshire's most wanted who are on the run from police

Hampshire police are launching a campaign to find 29 wanted criminals who have been charged with crimes but failed to appear in court.

Andover Advertiser | Basingstoke

Andover boy, 8, meets the Chelsea Pensioners

James Andrews, aged 8, was one of 15 military children invited by the military children’s charity Little Troopers to attend the event at The Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Andover Advertiser | Basingstoke

M27: Honda driver from Andover sped on Hampshire motorway

Craig Davison, of Roman Way, drove a Honda vehicle on the M27 eastbound carriageway in Eastleigh at 62 miles per hour.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

McDonald's Chineham Shopping Centre allowed to open 24/7

McDonald's, which will open in Chineham Shopping Centre, submitted a licensing application to serve hot drinks and food between 11pm and 5am.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Asylum seeker drove in Basingstoke with fake licence

Farzin Hakimov, a 21-year-old asylum seeker from Tajikistan, was jailed for driving with a fake Romanian driving licence and failing to surrender to court.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Residents protest sewage crisis north of Basingstoke

The protesters said raw sewage has been overflowing from Thames Water infrastructure for three months now, plaguing homes, streets, and rivers.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Inquiry to launch after window fell from Churchill Place

The company which manages Churchill Place will hold an investigation to establish how a window fell out of the block of flats and smashed outside the entrance.

Andover Advertiser | Basingstoke

Adorable bunny visits Millway House in Andover

Residents at Millway House could hardly believe their eyes when they welcomed        Stan, a Red-Eyed White who weighs in at a whopping 12kg, into the Andover care home.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

New chair of trustees at The Camrose Centre in Basingstoke

The charity said Mr Sheerin brings a wealth of experience and passion for community service to the role.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Odiham youngsters meet the Chelsea Pensioners

Lily Daly and Teddy Baker, both aged 5, were invited by the military children’s charity Little Troopers to attend the event, alongside 14 other children, at The Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Fallen tree causing delays on main road in Basingstoke

A fallen tree on a main road in Basingstoke is causing delays to traffic in the area.

Andover Advertiser | Basingstoke

Nether Wallop man avoids prison for breaching court order

Jake Wilson, 24, of Aylwards Way, Nether Wallop, was given a two-month prison sentence suspended for two years after he pleaded guilty to the offence.

Andover Advertiser | Basingstoke

Council working to resolve Hampshire tip booking issue

AN ISSUE affecting the booking system for users of Basingstoke’s tip is impacting all of the county’s waste and recycling centres, the

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Inspector overturns decision to block 5G mast in Basingstoke

A planning inspector has overturned a Basingstoke council decision to reject a 5G mast application from CK Hutchison Networks (UK) Ltd.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Rucstall Primary School praised for maths and English checks

Rucstall Primary School, in Holbein Close, is celebrating its achievements in the 2023 Phonics Screening Check and the 2023 Multiplication Tables Check.

Basingstoke Gazette | News

Council working to resolve Hampshire tip booking issue

AN ISSUE affecting the booking system for users of Basingstoke’s tip is impacting all of the county’s waste and recycling centres, the