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Paddington actor spotted filming BBC drama scenes in Farnborough

Ben Whishaw, who voiced Paddington Bear in the recent film, spotted in business park - thought to be a location for upcoming BBC spy drama

'Child quickly reunited with mother' after report of 'unaccompanied' toddler in Farnborough town centre

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"The child was reunited with his mother a very short time after leaving a shop and was in sight of an older child", police in the town said

Fears remain after icy car park closed due to safety fears

New multi-storey at Farnborough Main station, described by some as an 'ice rink', was forced to close this week

Farnborough woman drowned during shipwreck dive, inquest hears

Court - Royal coat of arms
Catherine Vigar, from Farnborough, drowned during a dive to explore the Zenobia wreck in Cyprus in 2010

Father's display of TEN THOUSAND Christmas lights helping to raise cash for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

'I just want to raise as much money as possible', said Carl Hatcher
Dan Bennett has left Farnborough after three years to join Ryman South strugglers Redhill

Dan Bennett's FA Trophy swansong can't save Farnborough career

'Marmite man' playmaker Dan Bennett has left Farnborough as planned despite steering the club into the second round of the FA Trophy with a man-of-the-match display

Aldershot Town suffer shock Trophy exit, but Farnborough progress

Shots went down 1-0 at home to Ryman South side Burgess Hill Town, while Boro progressed with a 3-1 win at Weston-super-Mare

Impending Bennett departure caps a horror week for Farnborough FC

Back-to-back defeats, while conceding 11 goals, now Farnborough boss Spencer Day is resigned to losing playmaker Dan Bennett

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

Feedback from Farnborough Airport consultation released

The air traffic control tower at TAG Farnborough Airport.
More than 13,000 comments were submitted in response to TAG's plans to change the airspace

WW1 nostalgia: Farnborough RFC's battles in the sky

The Royal Flying Corps was established at Farnborough in 1912 and by the time of the start of the First World War it had 1,097 men and 179 aeroplanes

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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Father's display of TEN THOUSAND Christmas lights helping to raise cash for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Youngsters complete reindeer dash in aid of hospice

Book tells of Britain's first space rocket, from Farnborough

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