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Soldier awarded VC for bravery under fire in Afghanistan

L Cpl Leakey, from Farnborough, only the 15th person to be awarded Victoria Cross since WWII and among a number of local servicemen in awards list

Farnborough civic quarter plan on show at exhibition

The exhibition will be held at Princes Mead Shopping Centre, Farnborough
The exhibition will include artists' impressions of how the site could look

Characters sell cartoon car to complete charity efforts

The Crazy Nuts team travelled to Monte Carlo and back in the custom-painted car and have now sold it for charity

Fly-tipping offenders in Fleet 'not penalised enough'

Members of the Fleet Pond Nature Reserve say that fines of £140 are not enough to deter offenders

Man left with facial injuries after Farnborough attack

The 31-year-old victim was knocked to the ground and continued to be assaulted by the offender

Farnborough FC boss Spencer Day boosted by win but facing 'selection headache'

Spencer Day has added to the squad with the loan signing of Perry Ryan from Havant & Waterlooville who could be followed by Guyana captain Chris Nurse

Farnborough FC's defensive problems mount up after Adam Brice injury

Centre-back Adam Brice's ankle injury blow compounded a miserable night for Farnborough FC which lost 7-4 in an 'absurd game' with Bath City

Farnborough manager Spencer Day delivers S.O.S to former favourite striker Dan Bennett

Farnborough chief Spencer Day reckons he has a "50/50 chance" of landing a "very big name" in English football

Plane makes emergency landing at Farnborough after electrical fault

30 firefighters were on standby after a light aircraft was diverted to Farnborough Airport on Wednesday (February 4)

Big increase in complaints to Farnborough Airport

Farnborough Airport
Issues include planes flying too low and fume emissions over the Hampshire hub

TAG Farnborough Airport ready for giant airliners

Middle East business jets spark dawn of a new age, but some fear 'tranquil nature' of area will be adversely affected

Farnborough in Pictures

Farnborough Road in 1936, with the Tumbledown Dick visible

Tumbledown Dick: From popular pub to fast-food chain

Get Hampshire takes a look back at the Tumbledown Dick's past as the former pub officially opened as a McDonald's this week

New Tumbledown McDonald's opens its doors to public

The new McDonald's drive-thru restaurant opened this week, replacing the former Tumbledown Dick pub

Tumbledown Dick's transformation into McDonald's is complete

The look of the new Farnborough McDonald's, which keeps elements of the former Tumbledown Dick pub, has been revealed
Former Farnborough pub's change of use was permitted last October despite a long-running campaign to keep it
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Changes to blue badge rules in Rushmoor cause confusion

Disabled motorists unsure where new car parking charges apply or anxious about using ticket machines

Farnborough footpath closure objections thrown out by transport secretary

CGI of proposed hotel at Firgrove Parade, Farnborough
Councillors have been told that work at Firgrove Parade is due to start soon after approval was given by the secretary of state for transport

Public inquiry hears both sides in Firgrove Parade debate

Firgrove Parade shops
Planning consultants behind the Firgrove Parade development plans said the footpath stopping up could not be described as inconvenient as it was a "short-cut"

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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