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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.

Fleet bus campaigners lament 'nightmare' Frimley Park journey

A disabled woman from Fleet has spoken of her now 'nightmare' journey to Frimley Park following £1.5m bus cuts affecting local routes

Sarah Horton (left) from Don't Cut Buses in Fleet and Church Crookham with Cllr Steve Forster and Sara Kinnell

Campaigners welcome Fleet taxi-share service but renew call for 'vital' buses to be reinstated

Protesters say the cab-sharing scheme between Ancells Farm and Elvetham Heath is 'just a sticking plaster' and have renewed calls for the return of their axed buses

Who will North East Hampshire residents send to parliament?

General Election 2015: All you need to know about North East Hampshire constituency

Voters will be going to the polls in May to decide who should be the next member of parliament for North East Hampshire

Late plea to save group that has served community for 54 years

Fleet and Church Crookham Society is seeking a new chairman, but if no one comes forward members will vote on whether to call it a day


RSPCA warns pet owners after cat found beheaded in Church Crookham

Professionals confirmed that the act was carried out by human hands after the black cat's head was found in Ryelaw Road on Good Friday

Campaigners undertake guided walk on housing appeal site

An appeal hearing on 300 homes proposed for land in Church Crookham will be held on April 14


Sun-filled skies for the 34th Fleet Half Marathon

Around 2,500 runners took part in the race which took in roads around the town centre before heading out to the countryside

Fleet Half Marathon: Where to watch and road closures

Runners will again take part in the annual race on Sunday, so here is the low down on the event

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


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