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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.

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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

Campaign to fund walking operation for Blackwater cerebral palsy toddler

James and Caroline Woolner face the mammoth task of raising £44,000 so that three-year-old Jess can have selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery

Happy Hart gains latest plaudit for high rate of people who are satisfied with life

Just look at how cheerfully Hart people replied when ONS asked them to rate their sense of wellbeing out of 10

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Body found by police officers at Blackwater property

The death of the man in his 30s, who was found on Friday morning, is not being treated as suspicious

Elderly Blackwater woman conned out of hundreds of pounds

The men offered to clean and rebuild the woman's driveway before making off with £400 in cash

'Fantastic' rocking school opens at new premises in Aldershot

The Rock and Pop Foundation opened on Friday, it launches in Germany later in the month and has a license for Australia

On This Day: Friday August 28

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

Church Road car park in Fleet

Fleet car park makes up almost half of council's parking revenue

Money made from council-owned car parks across Hart district was down for the most recent financial year

Community campaign gets Darby Green back on track

Blackwater resident Rhianne Workman launched a community fundraising campaign to repair Darby Green after a traveller incursion

Blackbushe plane issued 'warning signals' moments before crash

The plane that crashed at Blackbushe Airport on Friday (July 31) broadcast six warning signals before slamming into the nearby British Car Auctions site

Blackbushe Airport plane crash kills pilot and three passengers

The Saudi-registered private jet had taken off from Milan before coming down near the end of the runway at Blackbushe and slamming into vehicles at the adjacent British Car Auctions site

Paramedics came to the man's aid in London Road

Man treated at roadside after collapsing with chest pains

A man received treatment in London Road, between Camberley and Blackwater, on Sunday before being taken to hospital

Troubled Blackwater pub set to be turned into a vets

The former Canterbury's pub in Blackwater is the subject of a bid to turn it into a centre specialising in treatment for small pets

Gig on the Green: 16 restaurants and pubs around Yateley

Places to eat in the area if you're heading to the town's summer music festival

Mix-up after bin lorry crash leaves mum without car for days

A Darby Green woman was left unable to drive after confusion by a waste management company

12 hotels and B&Bs in easy reach of Gig on the Green 2015

A guide to hotels and bed and breakfasts in and around Yateley


RSPCA bemoan 'appalling' act as hunt continues for those who shot swan with crossbow

The RSPCA has described the Blackwater killing as an 'appalling act of cruelty against a defenceless animal'



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