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Retail park stores evacuated in methane gas alert

Fire crews were at the scene in Farnborough for three hours on Thursday afternoon, but no methane was detected

'Miracle' pooch in bypass rescue

A black terrier was saved from the A331 after going under two cars. The rescuer is now appealing to find his owner.

Man injured in workshop fire 'in fairly good spirits', wife says

Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street
The wife of Martin Fagg, who was injured in a blaze at a workshop in Farnborough, has spoken of her relief that he is recovering well in hospital

Suspended sentence for drink-driver who crashed into pub

A drunk driver who crashed a van into The Squirrel pub in Farnborough has escaped an immediate jail term and been given a suspended sentence

'Tired' Farnborough shopping centre set to be renovated

Flats above the shops in Queensmead are set to be revamped
Plans are the latest stage of the £80m regeneration of the town centre

Survivors Boro have got it Maid

Spencer Day hails his fledglings after one last push leads them to Skrill South safety

Boro ready to bring out survival party hats

Farnborough are on the cusp of safety after an impressive home victory on Tuesday night - but their achievement was watched by a record low crowd

Fools if you think it's over, Boro!

Spencer Day couldn't resist an April Fool's prank on Farnborough fans, but it was no laughing matter on the pitch this week as his side suffered back-to-back defeats
Premier Inn

Alcohol licence granted for controversial Firgrove Parade development

Rushmoor Borough Council has approved a premises licence for a new Beefeater and Premier Inn in Farnborough

Trees felled as Firgrove Parade protesters look on

Protester Elaine Grieveson makes a stand against the felling of trees and development of Firgrove Parade
Local people stage protest against felling of trees on green earmarked for controversial hotel development

Protesters hold rally as trees are chopped down

Business owners angry at proposed development and the loss of trees at Firgrove Parade - Shop owner Debbie Price with restaurant owner Yogendra Sing Limbu and employee R.K. Thapa
Firgrove Parade business owners and residents hold rally as trees began to be felled on a green earmarked for development

Farnborough in Pictures

An image mock-up of the proposed McDonald's vs the current derelict Tumbledown Dick site

Work finally to begin on Tumbledown Dick McDonald's

After planning permission was granted last October, construction work is finally to begin to turn the Tumbledown Dick pub into a McDonald's.

Plans unveiled to turn Farnborough pub into flats

There are plans to close another Rushmoor pub and redevelop it as Inland Homes announces a 62-apartment scheme for the Ham & Blackbird

Concerns over site of proposed KFC

Neighbours have raised concerns over traffic, noise and proximity to schools of a new fast food restaurant and drive-through in Aldershot
Aerial view of the Farnborough International Airshow

Emergency teams on standby as jet forced to dump fuel

TAG Farnborough Airport confirmed that an incoming aircraft declared an emergency situation as it approached

Main road closed at weekends to 'future proof' the network

Roadworks on the Ively Rd, Farnborough, which is due to be closed during the next two weekends
Closure of the road that links Farnborough Airport and the town centre will cause 'inconvenience'

Consultation launched on airspace rules as airport aims to double flight numbers

Farnborough Airport
TAG Farnborough Airport would like residents and stakeholders to comment on proposals for new airspace rules, aimed at reducing noise

About Farnborough

Farnborough is situated in the borough of Rushmoor in north-east Hampshire. Famous for being the birthplace of modern aviation, flying enthusiasts come to visit the Farnborough International Airshow and Farnborough Air Sciences Trust museum. A multi-million pound regeneration of the town centre is aimed at attracting new investment.

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Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street

Man injured in workshop fire 'in fairly good spirits', wife says

Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street

Explosions heard by neighbours of workshop fire

Masked burglars raid shop for cigarettes

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