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Blackwater

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.

 

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

Police backs

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

Police back

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

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