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Jimmy Carr

| Comedian Jimmy Carr will be at the Anvil next Tuesday, October 21. The funny man will be touring all over…

Dr Hook

| Rock singer Ray ‘Eye Patch’ Sawyer will be at the Anvil on Sunday, October 19. The 77-year-old musician from Alabama…

Not guilty plea

Not guilty plea

| A 20-year-old from Basingstoke pleaded not guilty to attempted robbery last Thursday, October 16. Anthony Reed, of Essex Road, is charged with trying to steal a motorbike with an unknown accomplice on June 20. His Honour Judge Guy Boney earmarked for a trial to take…

Collard on the podium in last round of season

Collard on the podium in last round of season

| Rob Collard ended his British Touring Car Championship campaign with a podium at Brands Hatch last Sunday. The Hook-based driver secured sixth place in the championship as a result as eBay Motors teammate Colin Turkington claimed the drivers title. Collard suffered a mixed weekend at…

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…

Bristow expects tough FA Cup tie

Bristow expects tough FA Cup tie

| Jason Bristow says his players have to approach Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Harrow Borough “properly” if Basingstoke Town are to advance to the first round. Town go into this weekend’s fourth qualifying round tie against Ryman Premier side Harrow as the strong favourites on…

Win tickets to the Ideal Home Show for you and a friend

Win tickets to the Ideal Home Show for you and a friend

| This March, the award winning Ideal Home Show will return for its 106th year and we are offering five lucky readers the chance to go for free! Running from 14th – 30th March at London’s Earls Court and with seven sections including: Ideal Interiors, Ideal…