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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.

Campaigners' 'noisy' protest at bus cuts ends in defeat

Protest held outside county hall is not enough to persuade the council to keep much-needed bus services      

Exhibition on history of milk in Fleet is cream of the crop

Library display shows how milk production at dairy farms 'churned a corner' through the decades

7 cosy pubs in Hampshire for cold wintry days

What better way to spend you day than snuggled up next to a roaring fire in one of these traditional pubs

Guildford Crown Court

Ash Vale BB gun drive-by shooting pair are convicted

Two Hampshire men are convicted and sentenced over BB gun shooting in Ash Vale, but jury fails to return verdict over driver of car involved

Guildford Crown Court

Friends 'turn on each other' over Ash Vale drive-by shooting

Ben Marsh, Aaron Smith and Ashley Stephens are all said to have played a role in a BB gun attack on a man in Ash Vale

Farnborough school best in Hampshire for 2014 GCSE results

Use our interactive widget to find out how schools near you performed last year

Fleet Half Marathon places snapped up ahead of deadline

With a month to go before the deadline to enter the popular Fleet Half, all the spaces have already been taken

Electricity pylon updated

Hundreds of homes affected by power cuts after wind batters electricity networks

The remaining 51 homes in north east Hampshire still without power on Thursday afternoon were expected to have it restored by the early evening

Morning power cut hits large parts of Aldershot and Ash

St Michael's Church of England Junior School was shut on Tuesday after a power cut hit hundreds of homes in the Aldershot and Ash area

Margaret Humphreys, who died aged 84 after choking on food at Marlborough House Nursing Home, Church Crookham, in August

Family of elderly woman who choked to death at care home takes legal action

The "distraught" family of Margaret Humphreys is seeking to find out more about how she died while the CQC has taken enforcement action

Hart leads the way for housing and homelessness support

Hart District Council is on its way to achieving gold standard in its ongoing efforts to tackle vital housing and homelessness issues

New Year Honours list 2015: Hampshire residents recognised for hard work

A number of hard-working men and women as well as dedicated charity volunteers have been named in the New Year Honours list

Road sergeant joins calls for caution on the roads this winter

Hampshire's road safety sergeant urges motorists to drive according to the conditions after ice was blamed for a nasty early-morning crash in Church Crookham

Stunning Geminids meteor pics from amateur astronomers

A pair of meteor enthusiasts based on the Hampshire-Surrey border captured these pictures of the weekend's Geminid meteor shower

Part of a minibus used to to take disabled children to school was set alight in woodland off Sandy Lane, Church Crookham

Schoolbus for disabled children damaged by 'wanton vandals'

The driver of the bus said she found out about the damage when she opened the driver's door and was "greeted by the cab covered in glass"

Acts of remembrance respected by hundreds of people in Hart

Poignant services took place in Fleet and Yateley on Remembrance Sunday, 100 years on from the start of the First World War

Businesses eagerly await biggest ever awards ceremony

Shortlist of 39 feature 16 businesses from Rushmoor and Hart ahead of awards ceremony in Hook

Inspire Business Awards - Thrive Studios

Thrive Studios is nominated for a Marketing Campaign of the Year and New Business of the Year award in the 2014 Inspire Business Awards

Council stance on housing development is 'abuse of taxpayers' money'

Hart District Council's deputy leader Brian Burchfield fears a planning appeal over a 300-home development in Church Crookham could eventually cost the council £180,000

Residents frustrated with 'eyesore' roadworks site

Residents fear the temporary road closure notice to complete the telecom works may now have expired

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