Fleet is the main town and administrative centre of Hart district. It has grown rapidly since the turn of the century with new developments at Ancells Farm, Hitches Lane and Elvetham Heath. The town boasts a wide range of independent retailers, The Harlington live arts venue and a leisure centre. Fleet Pond is the county's largest freshwater lake.
She has been editorial director of the online and print titles in Surrey and north-east Hampshire since 2007. Marnie previously worked at the BBC as a producer for 5 Live, having moved to national radio from BBC Sussex and Surrey.