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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.

Council refuses licence for van to sell burgers at Yateley football matches

Nearby cafe Bistro 19 objected to the van serving food on weekends on the basis that it was affecting their trade

Yateley burial ground housing application refused

Flooding risk cited for Urnfield dismissal after more than 200 letters of objection were received

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Controversial business applies for extra parking facilities at North Camp railway station

The application is to redevelop the former Lafarge site to operate as an end-of-life car treatment facility

Plane makes emergency landing at Farnborough after electrical fault

30 firefighters were on standby after a light aircraft was diverted to Farnborough Airport on Wednesday (February 4)

Large cattle enclosures could fill up most of Yateley Common

Residents still have until February 27 to comment on the proposals, which will include 24kms of fencing and 55 bridle gates

'It's my right'- landowner defends closing section of Blackwater Valley Path

George Boulden says he want to stop "illegal fish poachers" and fears he would be liable if a person got injured on his land

'Limited powers' to protect farmhouse after suspected arson attack

Hawley farmhouse thought to have been deliberately set alight will be fenced off as a temporary measure, but not much more

Police release images of trio who escaped as they were being arrested

The three men, who have links with Hampshire, were stopped on the A30 but fled after attacking the police officer arresting them

Flood warning issued as heavy rain is forecast

With rain forecast to sweep in overnight on Wednesday, a flood alert has been issued for the River Blackwater and Cove Brook

Man arrested after suspected arson destroys derelict farmhouse

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of arson and bailed until February 11 pending further police enquiries.

Sir Gerald Howarth submits last minute request for controversial planning application to be pulled

Aldershot MP feels the strength of feeling locally against the Hawley Park Farm application is enough to withdraw plans from Wednesday's meeting

Derelict Blackwater farmhouse 'completely engulfed in fire'

Firefighters spent Friday night tackling a big fire at an empty property in Blackwater

Fleet railway station on list of areas to benefit from sustainable transport funding

Access to Fleet station will be improved using millions of pounds pledged this week by Local Enterprise Partnership Enterprise M3

'Unauthorised' North Camp scrap metal dealership facing enforcement action

The scrap metal dealership owner caused controversy after closing off access to the popular Blackwater Valley path

Delay to Farnborough water works due to 'slow progress'

Delayed water works, due to go on until April 2015, have caused chaos for local residents, according to councillor

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


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