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New skate ramp for Yateley after teen's four-year battle

Skaters were fed up with having to travel to Farnborough to skate

Life in prison for man who strangled mother

Geoffrey Hobbis strangled his mother Barbara in their Fleet bungalow after a row over a phone bill

Downton actress to star in hard-hitting charity play

Raquel Cassidy in Downton Abbey
Fleet's Raquel Cassidy, who plays Phyllis Baxter, to feature in play about people trafficking and domestic violence

What activities and events do you want at The Harlington?

The Harlington centre in Fleet
Fleet residents asked what acts and activities they would like to see at the Fleet Road venue

Free parking plans for Fleet slammed as 'empty promise'

Council officers say problems have emerged over plans for 30 minutes’ free parking after 6pm and on Sundays in Fleet car parks

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Council stance on housing development is 'abuse of taxpayers' money'

Hart District Council's deputy leader Brian Burchfield fears a planning appeal over a 300-home development in Church Crookham could eventually cost the council £180,000

Elvis impersonator's trip of a lifetime to Graceland

Dave Hurrell in Graceland in September 2014
Crondall-based Elvis fanatic returns home from Graceland having lived his dream

Residents frustrated with 'eyesore' roadworks site

Residents fear the temporary road closure notice to complete the telecom works may now have expired

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

Pyestock demolition work on target for February finish

Demolition work at the Pyestock site updated
Contractors demolishing buildings at the site of a mega depot near Fleet and Farnborough are on schedule to be finished by February

Fleet in Pictures

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

Craig Davis' delight as Fleet Town topple top guns Tiverton

Much-improved Fleet Town moved out of the bottom three after an impressive four-point haul this week

No complaints as Fleet Town's FA Cup hopes ended

Craig Davis admitted his Fleet Town side "came up just short" as they crashed out of the FA Cup to high-flying Burgess Hill Town on Saturday

Free parking plans for Fleet slammed as 'empty promise'

Council officers say problems have emerged over plans for 30 minutes’ free parking after 6pm and on Sundays in Fleet car parks

Council stance on housing development is 'abuse of taxpayers' money'

Hart District Council's deputy leader Brian Burchfield fears a planning appeal over a 300-home development in Church Crookham could eventually cost the council £180,000

Noise and parking fears if MOT centre approved

Blackwater residents are concerned that a new MOT test centre could create parking problems and noise pollution

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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The Harlington centre in Fleet

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Hampshire rises to Macmillan coffee mornings challenge

Fleet actress lifts lid on new Downton Abbey series

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