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Demons are behind Jim

Demons are behind Jim | After his Big Brother success at the start of this year, funny man and TV presenter Jim Davidson will be…

Cockney duo back in town

Cockney duo back in town | Cockney music duo Chas ‘n’ Dave will be rabbiting their way to the Anvil tomorrow evening as part of their…

Mum of Basingstoke brothers who attacked man: ‘They might as well have murdered him’

Mum of Basingstoke brothers who attacked man: ‘They might as well have murdered him’

| A mum of brothers jailed for 31 years for brutally attacking an innocent man who they blamed for their sister’s death said her sons may as well have murdered their victim. Serial criminal Raymond Collins smiled as he was led out the dock of Portsmouth…

Touring car racers back in gear at Silverstone

Touring car racers back in gear at Silverstone

| North Hampshire racing drivers Rob Collard and Nick Foster return to British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) duties this weekend for the penultimate round of the season at Silverstone. Collard has enjoyed a strong season so far and sits fifth in the championship standings, having won…

Demons are behind Jim

Demons are behind Jim

| After his Big Brother success at the start of this year, funny man and TV presenter Jim Davidson will be at the Anvil on Sunday as part of his tour ‘No Further Action’. The 60-year-old comedian, who has had many ups and downs in his…

Flood fires Town to last-gasp win

Flood fires Town to last-gasp win

| Chris Flood struck a dramatic late winner as Basingstoke Town beat league leaders Boreham Wood 2-1 in the Vanarama Conference South last weekend. The win lifted Town up to third in the table and only a point behind The Wood with a game in hand.…

Win tickets to see Memphis The Musical

Win tickets to see Memphis The Musical

| Direct from its smash hit Broadway run and a triumphant 55-city North American tour, the multi award-winning musical MEMPHIS is set to be London’s hottest new destination! In the underground nightclubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, the soul of a new era is dawning as the…

Win one of three pairs of tickets to the opera plus a chance to win a romantic trip to Paris

Win one of three pairs of tickets to the opera plus a chance to win a romantic trip to Paris | The award-winning producer Ellen Kent returns to The Anvil this autumn with a stunning traditional…