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YouTube star brings Minecraft madness to the masses in Aldershot

20-year-old Josh Pickering is hoping to make his online Minecraft persona into a success for Hampshire fans

On this Day: Friday July 31

We look back at what was making the news on the Hampshire/Surrey border this week in archived newspaper editions

Tenant evicted after making neighbours' lives a misery

Police backs
An Aldershot tenant has been evicted and their flat closed after neighbours' lives were blighted by noise and problem visitors

Former soldier stripped of half his payout for injuries to feet after court appeal

Court - Royal coat of arms
John Billett suffered injuries during day and night training drills carried out in temperatures as low as -8°C

South East Water begins work to replace 7.5km pipeline in ambitious upgrade

Work starts on the water pipe at Lower Farnham Road
Work got under way on Monday to lay the new pipeline from Aldershot to a service reservoir along the A31 Hog's Back

Superfan puts pen to paper on new Aldershot Town stadium deal

Long-standing supporters EBB Paper have signed a five-year deal to re-claim the naming rights at Aldershot Town's Recreation Ground

Aldershot Town humbling by Chelsea was my fault, admits boss Barry Smith

Frustrated Shots boss says the adaptation to a new expansive style gifted a lively Chelsea Under 21 side four goals in their 5-1 win

I'm a hard man to please, warns Aldershot Town boss Barry Smith

Smith continues his pre-season campaign with a trip to Basingstoke Town on Saturday after the Shots opened their account with a 1-0 win at Hampton & Richmond Borough at the weekend

Takeaway bounces back from food hygiene caution to score top marks

Woodys Take Out in Farnborough achieved a five-star rating for hygiene in a re-inspection

Marks & Spencer confirms Aldershot Outlet store closure

Marks & Spencer's in Aldershot
Despite 11,000 calls for the store to remain, M&S has confirmed it will pull out of Aldershot on September 26

Hundreds enjoy summery sounds at Aldershot Live Music Day

Around 30 acts took to three stages throughout the town centre during the fifth annual Aldershot Live Music Day

Aldershot in Pictures

12 places to cool down with delicious ice cream in Hampshire

Things are heating up so it is about time we lapped up some of Hampshire's best ice creams

New future for former squaddies pub as it starts to win back community

Manager of The Royal Staff in Aldershot says the pub is a 'forgotten gem' and is injecting life back into the historic boozer

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.

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Hundreds enjoy summery sounds at Aldershot Live Music Day

RAF Red Arrows seen landing in Farnborough during display season

Celebrity Alex Reid tells youngsters of his childhood in the Scouts



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