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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.


Hawley drone footage displays stunning sunset over the area

"There have been some stunning opportunities to capture truly amazing shots of the sky," said drone operator Rich Tyler

Proposals for 126-homes on Hawley farmland fail to 'justify greenfield development'

A new report by the North East Hampshire Design Review Panel highlighted "fundamental problems" with the development earmarked for Hawley Park Farm

Blackwater Lidl expansion a threat to 'vibrant' local business community, residents warn

Lidl has submitted plans to expand its Blackwater supermarket, increasing the sales area by 550sq/m and adding another 25 parking spaces

Health trust for people with mental illness and learning disabilities 'requires improvement'

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Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s was rated as 'good' in seven core services but the psychiatric intensive care units and mental health crisis services were rated below-par

Best friends from Blackwater and Aldershot shave their heads to raise £1,000 for young girl

Stephanie Eaton and Suzanne Brown had their locks lopped off for eight-year-old Holly who has spina bifida

The charity day in memory of Scott Rooney featured various football matches

Community unites in memory of former Yateley pupil and footballer whose body was pulled from river

More than £1,000 raised from the Scott Rooney Charity Day at Sean Devereux Park will go to The Great Western Air Ambulance service

Sean Maguire with Sam and DASH centre manager Sauce

Actor Sean Maguire raises £4k for vandal-hit Blackwater and Hawley centre for disabled people

The former Grange Hill and EastEnders star said he was shocked to hear about the vandal-hit group

Parking chaos in the Holy Trinity Church car park, Blackwater

Blackwater funeral hit by parking 'chaos', resident claims

Town council parking restrictions are blamed as mourners scramble for places

A Hants & Berks Motor Club event at West Court, Eversley, in 1946

Hampshire and Berkshire motoring club celebrating 70th anniversary

Hants & Berks Motor Club celebrates its proud history of pioneering events in a changing motoring world

Flooding in Taplins Farm Lane, Winchfield

Floods will worsen if green fields are concreted over for new Winchfield town, campaigners warn

We Love Hart campaign warns widespread flooding around Winchfield proves the area is not the right place to build 5,000 homes

Storm Frank: Flood alerts issued for Blackwater River after heavy rain

The Environment Agency alerts suggest flooding is possible along the Blackwater River at Hawley, Farnborough and Blackwater

Disabled Action Self-Help (DASH) was due to take its members out for a Christmas meal when someone slashed the tyres to one of its buses

Vandals 'maliciously' slash tyres of bus used by Blackwater and Hawley centre for disabled people

Staff and volunteers at Disabled Action Self-Help (DASH) were left stranded on the day of their special festive meal

Hart best place to live in UK for fifth consecutive year

Health of residents, employment rates and even the weather are all better than UK averages

Family 'overwhelmed' by fundraising appeal after Dave Evans suffered stoke during football match

Fundraising, already up to almost £3,500, was described by his wife as "amazing and a massive weight off our shoulders"

We Love Hart spokesman David Turver (left) and Tristram Carey of Winchfield Action Group with a map of Hart district and the areas under threat of development

Hart's new homes consultation branded a 'waste of time and money'

We Love Hart campaigners say other brownfield sites should be considered for homes

Hart District Council is asking residents where they want future homes to be built

Hart releases list of possible sites for future development

Residents are being asked to comment on potential housing sites across the district and to rank their preferences

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Police warn residents after pensioner hands over £5k to conmen in loft work scam

Officers are appealing for information from anyone who recognises the description of the suspects, and are warning others to be on their guard

Campaign group Buses in Hart is calling for a better bus service across the district

Campaigners look to offer local answer to bus service calls

Group of campaigners say a highly populated area such as Hart should not be treated as a "rural outpost"

Top rally stars roar back into Rushmoor

Rushmoor Arena will hosts the JLT South of England Tempest Rally this weekend

Blackwater Valley out of hours services for mental health sufferers wins national award

The mental health, learning disability and autism charity helps up to 300 clients each week



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