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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.


Members of the Carson family have thanked the community for rallying round them after their house in Fleet was destroyed by a fire in June last year

Family hit by devastating house fire 'grateful to be alive' as they finally move back into home

The Carson family's lives were torn apart last year when their home in Church Crookham was engulfed by flames and left essentially a shell

Hampshire police warn residents to be vigilant after spate of rural crimes

People are urged to improve shed security by placing tools and garden equipment in locked sheds or garages, mark items with a postcode and fit sheds with alarms

Children’s centres across Hampshire could be axed to save the council £8.5m

Children’s centres in Hart and Rushmoor could face axe to save council £8.5m

Hampshire County Council is consulting on proposals to develop a family support service, which would see the number of children's centres reduced from 54 to 11

St Patrick's Day meteor: Footage captures incredible moment green and blue 'fireball' flashed across the sky

See the meteor light up the sky in Church Crookham as it flies across the country

New town at Winchfield is 'worst option' says campaign group

Campaign to Protect Rural England has accused Hart Council of rushing 'headlong' into greenfield development

Danger junction right turn ban under fire from Fleet councillor

Hampshire County Council confirmed it is introducing a temporary right turn ban at the 'Windy Gap' junction after a series of serious crashes

'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



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