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A shoe hunt

| Explore an island of lost shoes with clowning, mime and beautifully crafted puppets at the Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre…

Show of Hands

| Acoustic and folk duo A Show of Hands are at The Anvil on November 28. Steve Knightley and Phil Beer have…

Men attacked

Men attacked

| Two men walking home from a night out were attacked in Basingstoke on Saturday. At around 1.30am, a group of three men were heading home in Thorneycroft Lane when one went into the BP Garage on West Ham roundabout. The other two men waited nearby…

Hamilton ends strong year

| Racing driver Archie Hamilton finished the GT Open season with two consistent finishes at the Circuit de Barcelona in Catalunya last weekend. The Selleslagh Racing Team driver and teammate Isaac Tutumlu finished ninth in race one before a brilliant fifth-place finish in the second. Hamilton…

Singing out in memory of war heroes

Singing out in memory of war heroes

| Sacrifices of Basingstoke’s war veterans were marked at a special ceremony on Sunday. The Mayor of Basingstoke’s Centenary reception at Milestones Museum invited families of those who fought or paid the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War. This year marks 100 years since the…

’Stoke’s winless streak goes on

’Stoke’s winless streak goes on

| Basingstoke Town’s winless run in the Vanarama Conference South was extended to three games last Saturday with a 4-3 defeat at Hemel Hempstead Town. A Jordan Parkes hat-trick and a Jamal Lowe strike condemned Town to a third straight league defeat. Jason Bristow’s side were…

Win lip balm products from Dr.Pawpaw

Win lip balm products from Dr.Pawpaw

| Your Oxfordshire Guardian has teamed up with luxury lip balm brand, Dr.PAWPAW, to offer 12 lucky winners the chance to win some of their best-selling products. Made from fermented Papaya, Olive Oil and Aloe Vera, the wonder balms offer a seriously nourishing formula filled with…