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Church Crookham

Church Crookham was previously home to the only commercially successful tobacco plantation in Britain. Its former Queen Elizabeth Barracks, home of the Gurkhas from 1970 until 2000, is now a housing estate. Tweseldown racecourse was used in the 1948 London Olympics, while Luxury Vertu mobile phones are made at the company headquarters.


'Chuffed' regulars at Church Crookham boozer delighted by Pub of the Year accolade

Nigel Halford, landlord of The Tweseldown, said: "This is an honour for everyone - a lot of our regulars are proud"

Furious Fleet town councillor resigns over 'grossly excessive' tax hike

Cllr Steve Forster said: "I feel that the council is not acting in the interests of residents and is unwilling to listen to reason"

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a crash at the A323 junction with Aldershot Road in Church Crookham

Right turn ban at danger junction on Fleet to Aldershot road branded a 'bodge'

Plans to stop cars turning right from Aldershot Road in Church Crookham onto the busy A323 will cause big detours for drivers, residents claim

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

Buses in Fleet supporters after the race to Frimley Park Hospital

Fleet group's crusade for direct bus route to Frimley Park Hospital continues

Campaigners slam Hampshire County Council for removing the subsidy for a "vital, publicly necessary" bus service

Changes to flight paths to and from Farnborough Airport to reduce flights over homes

NATS says the changes in direction which aircraft will arrive and depart Farnborough will result in fewer residents being overflown and aircraft flying at higher altitude

Father Christmas joins Lions float on tour of Fleet and Church Crookham

We have the full list of locations the Lions' annual charity float will be stopping in Fleet and Church Crookham this year

Tributes paid to incredible rocket scientist who spent spare time Morris dancing dressed as Andy Pandy

Roy Dommett's eccentric hobby masked the fact he was a brilliant scientist who was Britain's chief missile expert during the Cold War

Billy, Margie, Dennis, Mr Scruffy and Dug from Farnborough

Last picture of YOUR pet: Cute cats, devious dogs and happy hamsters

Browse through our gallery to see a collection of endearing images you sent in of the last picture of your pet

Santa's grottos around Hampshire - find out where your kids can meet Father Christmas

Father Christmas will be stopping by at garden centres, shopping malls and family attractions

Campaigners celebrate new bus services in Fleet with a picnic on the Views

It's walkers versus bus riders in race to Frimley Park Hospital

Campaigners are aiming to prove it is quicker to get to hospital appointments on foot than on the new bus route

Hampshire Christmas markets and fairs - find out where they're being held near you

Get into the festive spirit and visit some of the best Christmas markets and fairs in north east Hampshire and across the border in Surrey

Farnborough Airport airspace change proposals put on hold

Plans which could change to the way air traffic is controlled in north Hampshire have been put on hold, TAG Farnborough Airport has revealed.

Inspire Business Awards 2015: Whitbread's Window Cleaning looks to scoop Young Business Person prize

The company Marc Whitbread founded as a teenager has seen him nominated for Young Business Person of the Year

Community groups in bitter clash over Winchfield homes plan

5,000-home Winchfield village 'only sustainable option' for housing in Hart says community campaign - but other residents disagree

Bobby's bet falls flat as Swans lose, but landlord thanks regulars for support

Find out how Church Crookham landlord Bobby Betts got on as he sweated on one last result to net him nearly £12,000 on a football accumulator

Pub landlord one win away from netting £11k on football bet

The Wyvern landlord Bobby Betts' is hoping Swansea do him a favour by beating Stoke tonight, and win him £11,631 on an ambitious bet in the process

Much-loved child's swing set alight by 'mindless idiots'

The large swing in Azalea Park, Church Crookham, became an inferno and the parish council is now working to get it repaired

Vulcan bomber: When will the retiring aircraft reach you on its farewell tour?

The Avro Bomber will make its way fly over Aldershot Church Crookham and Farnborough airport on Sunday afternoon

Fleet church fire was just latest in history of blazes around Hart

History group plans display on fires that have swept through landmark buildings over the past century



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