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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.

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

Police back

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

Work to begin on long-awaited safety scheme

After a 10-year campaign for a new pathway in Hawley, work is set to finally begin this month

A picture from within the last week shows wet rags disposed of into (or nearly into) a skip at Aldershot Sewage Treatment Works on the River Blackwater.

'Unacceptable' smells from sewage works spark angry complaints

Residents are unhappy about the smell from rag items filtered out of the sewage and placed in skips near the Holder Road gate to Aldershot Sewage Treatment Works


Driver died before crashing into barriers on A331

Terry Connell died before his Golf collided with barriers on the A331 earlier this month


Two-vehicle crash leads to closure of A30 in Blackwater

A woman had to be cut free from her car following a collision with a van

Housing estate, allotments and road - named after fallen marine - open in Yateley

The Swan Lake View estate incorporates Adam Brown Avenue, named after a royal marine commando from Yateley who was killed serving in Afghanistan

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Attacker avoids jail after punch shattered bouncer's jaw

Father-of-four left requiring surgery in order to put his jaw back together after asking teenage man to leave club

Cyclists and residents stunned by path closure

Families, mountain bikers and commuters who have used the Blackwater Valley Path for years have been shocked by the decision to erect padlocked gates on a section of the path

Mr and Mrs Pipe have been at Hawley Place more than 20 years

Major school revamp plan submitted

Minerva Education has submitted a planing application to Hart District Council which includes plans for a new sports hall and a new swimming pool

Book reveals first-hand account of World War One Christmas Truce

First World War soldier's notebooks turned into book: Our Harry's War


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