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Blackwater, a small town in Hart district, is a close neighbour to Camberley in Surrey. Its railway station serves the surrounding area. Blackwater and Hawley Town Council meets regularly at Hawley Memorial Hall. Hawley Meadows, Shepherd Meadows and the River Blackwater are among the main features of the town.

Flood warnings have been issued across Aldershot, Farnborough, Cove, Blackwater, Sandhurst and Eversley (file picture)

Aldershot MP slams ‘pointless’ news of 2021 flood alleviation funds

Residents’ hopes for a quick solution have been raised unfairly as work not due to being for seven years

Woodys Take Out in Farnborough has been caution for seven food safety offences following a surprise inspection by Rushmoor Borough Council officers

Farnborough takeaway cautioned for seven food safety offences

Woodys Take Out, in Farnborough Road, found to have poor hygiene in surprise inspection by council

No obvious reason for Hawley Woods suicide of 'happy young man'

A man walking with his family was left traumatised after discovering the body of Kamil Mielczarek, who had come to the UK from Poland to forge a life for himself

Blackwater railway station

Bomb scare in Blackwater caused train delays

A woman was arrested and detained under the mental health act after a false claim there were bombs on a train

Inspire Business Awards - Dave Piper (Source Supplies)

Dave Piper, of Source Supplies, is nominated for an Entrepreneur of the Year award in the 2014 Inspire Business Awards

Inspire Business Awards - Source Supplies

Source Supplies is nominated in the Service Excellence Award of the 2014 Inspire Business Awards

Police called to multi-vehicle collision in Blackwater

Part of Reading Road was shut after three vehicles were involved in a collision in Blackwater

'Stop the vandalism' plea after hoodlums wreck play area

The popular site in Ivy Road, North Town, which includes a ball court and swings has suffered from "serious vandalism"

Aerial shot of the Project Wellesley site in Aldershot

MP's calls for new Project Wellesley slip-road are shot down by council

Aldershot MP Sir Gerald Howarth wants to convince Hampshire County Council to build a new junction on the A331 to help during rush hour

Family walk led to discovery of man's body in Hawley Woods

Polish man, who lived in Farnborough, is believed to have died from hanging

The body of 24-year-old Kamil Mielczarek was discovered in Hawley Woods

Man's body found in Hawley Woods

A member of the public reported finding the body of a man in Hawley Woods on Sunday

Noise and parking fears if MOT centre approved

Blackwater residents are concerned that a new MOT test centre could create parking problems and noise pollution

Hampshire police force faces major reshuffle

Spending cuts result in restructure of the force to 14 districts with combined Hart and Rushmoor returning to single district status

Seven new entries in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2015

A total of 17 north-east Hampshire pubs feature in the guide, with seven newly added for 2015

Objections mount against farm land housing plan

More than 100 campaigners attended a Blackwater and Hawley Town Council meeting at which members agreed to raise "strongest objection possible"

Yateley and Church Crookham in top ten desirable postcode areas

Yateley and Church Crookham were ranked second and sixth respectively among England’s top 10 desirable postcode areas in a Royal Mail survey

Dismay as army bans parking at popular walking spot

Earth banks will be put in place to stop parking at popular walking spot on army land

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Police investigate after man mugged in Blackwater

Man has cash, cards and driving licence stolen after being hit from behind by group of men in Blackwater Park on Friday August 15


Hampshire pupils celebrate GCSE grades

Thousands of teenagers celebrated on Thursday (August 21) after collecting their GCSE results, just a week after A-level students got their grades

Customers raise concerns over possible changes at post offices

Plans to update the services at Blackwater and Yateley have received a mixed reaction


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