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Junior News and Mail - September 26, 2014

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Cage fighter heads back to the future

Nick Chapman and his brother Scott will take part in the 2,000 mile Screwball Rally to raise funds for Shooting Star Chase

Grandfather raises cash to thank charity

Gary Jamieson will cycle 50 miles from Farnham to Hayling Island, to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House charity.

Horse rescued after getting stuck in kitchen space

An unusual rescue lasting several hours was carried out when a horse became trapped trying to enter a small kitchen space inside its horse box

Sir Gerald Howarth 'cannot support' calls for Gurkha pension increases

Sir Gerald Howarth
Sir Gerald Howarth has described the campaign for Gurkhas to settle in the UK, led by Joanna Lumley, as "purely emotional"

Spirited Shots show resolve

Andy Scott waas mightily relieved after Aldershot Town buried the ghost of Tuesday night's misery to beat Lincoln City 1-0 with a much-improved display

Aldershot Town 'second-best' in Braintree home defeat

Manager Andy Scott described Aldershot Town's display as "unacceptable" as they were brushed aside by part-time Braintree Town

Aldershot ace Roberts gets England call

Aldershot Town youth team prodigy Jordan Roberts has been called up to the England C training camp at St George's Park next weekend, while team-mate Joe Oastler has been named in the Contingency squad

Avast! Planning permission bid for pirate ship in back garden

Marcus Bailey built the large wooden ship in his garden in May, but neighbours say it is an invasion of privacy

By-election candidates named after arson councillor resigned

The Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, Labour and UK Independence Party will contest the vacant West Heath seat

Changes in cab fares will see a 45% rise in rates, says taxi firm

Rushmoor Borough Council want to simplify the way fares are calculated per mile and half mile and to remove higher fares for travelling out of the borough

Aldershot in Pictures

Best Bites: eat whatever takes your fancy at Mimosa!

Mimosa's all-you-can-eat buffet encompasses Asian food including Indian, Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine

Heritage Open Days venues in north-east Hampshire

A guide to venues around north-east Hampshire which will be opened up to the public during Heritage Open Days weekend

About Aldershot

Known as the home of the British Army, Aldershot has the West End Centre and Princes Hall arts and entertainment venues, as well as a strongly-supported football club, Aldershot Town. The Westgate retail and leisure development was completed in 2012, with thousands of new homes planned under Project Wellesley and My North Town Renewal Project.

Videos & Photos

Heritage Open Days venues in north-east Hampshire

Watch more people get soaked in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Racing event held in memory of late driver and former track


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