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The Forge announces its upcoming shows

The Forge announces its upcoming shows | Ahead of closing for its summer break, Basingstoke auditorium The Forge has announced its upcoming shows until the end of…

Work of US playwright comes to life at Old Fire Station

Work of US playwright comes to life at Old Fire Station | A monologue about a traveller who considers the impact of her life on the world while ill with fever is…

£25,000 vintage watch collection burgled from Old Basing

£25,000 vintage watch collection burgled from Old Basing

| A man wearing a crash helmet burgled a vintage watch collection worth £25,000 from an Old Basing home. Officers from Basingstoke Police Station released images of the watches on Friday (below) and appealed for help catching the man. The suspect was spotted climbing out the…

Hamilton makes Selleslagh switch

| Basingstoke sports car driver Archie Hamilton has joined the Selleslagh Racing Team for the remainder of the 2014 International GT Open season. Hamilton had been racing with V8 Racingteam, but will now partner Spanish driver Issac Tutumlu in racing the Corvette GT2 car. “I had…

WWI fete in Old Basing

WWI fete in Old Basing

| Old Basing will step back in time during a village fete on Saturday to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. The relatives of 26 men from Old Basing who died in the war have donated photos, medals and mementos to be showed at…

Site for town’s new football stadium to be reconsidered after committee objections

Site for town’s new football stadium to be reconsidered after committee objections

| Plans to relocate Basingstoke Town’s football stadium face delays after a council U-turn of support last week.  At a scrutiny committee of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on Thursday, July 24, councillors Stuart Parker and Laura James called for the site location for Basingstoke Town…

Win tickets to Fairport’s Cropredy 2014!

Win tickets to Fairport’s Cropredy 2014!

| Anyone attending a village fete in Cropredy in the 70’s would have looked at you as if you were insane had you tried to convince them that nearly 40 years later Fairport Convention’s contribution to village life was to grow to one of the most…

Win family tickets to Wings & Wheels 2014!

Win family tickets to Wings & Wheels 2014! | The sensational summer event for the whole family, Wings & Wheels, returns on Saturday 23rd…