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Wheelchair tennis star Lucy Shuker off to flier in Australia

Fleet's Lucy Shuker got her wheelchair tennis season off to the perfect start with doubles' victory in the Melbourne Open, a precursor to the Australian Open

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

Operation Stronghold roadshow to offer vital crime prevention advice

Police line
Aldershot, Yateley, Odiham, Fleet and Farnborough will welcome the Operation Stronghold crime roadshow within the next three weeks

Abu Hamza life sentence: Kidnap victim's widower expresses relief

Laurence Whitehouse spoke of the agony he went through watching his wife die during a rescue attempt after she was kidnapped in Yemen in 1998

Ant and Dec's Paddington Bear statue to be put on display in Fleet

Bear Humbug, one of the statues created to celebrate the release of the Paddington movie, was purchased through a community bid

Local Village News

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

Hundreds of homes affected by power cuts after wind batters electricity networks

Electricity pylon updated
The remaining 51 homes in north east Hampshire still without power on Thursday afternoon were expected to have it restored by the early evening

More roadworks for Pyestock mega depot project

Temporary traffic management system in place for duration of road works around the Pyestock mega depot development

Pyestock demolition completed to make way for mega-depot

Work to clear the Pyestock site, between Fleet and Farnborough, to make way for a mega-depot has been completed

'Inconvenient' work on Pyestock roundabout begins

Demolition work at the former Pyestock site between Fleet and Farnborough.
Roadworks to create a new roundabout to serve the massive Pyestock warehouse scheme are due to get underway on January 6

Fleet in Pictures

Battling Fleet Town go so close to rocking leaders Merthyr

Fleet Town are yet to win away in the league - but they are edging ever closer

Player-boss Craig Davis is spot on for Fleet Town

Craig Davis rescued a first point in five matches for Fleet Town on Saturday - now a tricky trip to North Leigh and home clash with Merthyr Town await

Fleet Town at the double thanks to super Simba

Simba Mlambo scored a hat-trick as Fleet Town followed up their FA Trophy victory at the weekend with a 3-2 win over Bishop's Cleeve on Tuesday night

Hawley Park Farm plans for more than 100 homes are approved

A vote of 21 councillors in favour to nine against saw the controversial proposal given the green light

'End of an era' for Bramshill's historic National Police Training college

The final course has been held at the Grade one listed Jacobean mansion and will fully close on March 31

'Limited powers' to protect farmhouse after suspected arson attack

Hawley farmhouse thought to have been deliberately set alight will be fenced off as a temporary measure, but not much more

About Fleet

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.

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Hart revealed as 'top place to live in UK' for fourth year in a row

Plaque honouring WWI casualty finally back in family's hands


Festive market and ice skating light up Fleet for Christmas


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