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Fleet charity raises hundreds of pounds for orphans in West Africa

The money will help children in Sierra Leone who have been affected by the outbreak of Ebola

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

Man 'severely injured' after being hit by a train in Fleet

Emergency services were called to Fleet railway station and a man was rushed to hospital

Outrage at lack of Elvetham Heath street light repairs after two years

Community Campaign Hart trying to get Hampshire County Council to adopt the roads and lighting in Elvetham Heath
A row has broken out over who is to blame for the lack of street light repairs in Elvetham Heath

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

Local Village News

Power firm's £1m fund to help communities cope with severe winter weather

Money from Southern Electric Power Distribution will be made available during a "significant power outage or emergency weather event"

Campaigners' 'noisy' protest at bus cuts ends in defeat

Protest held outside county hall is not enough to persuade the council to keep much-needed bus services      

Ash Vale BB gun drive-by shooting pair are convicted

Guildford Crown Court
Two Hampshire men are convicted and sentenced over BB gun shooting in Ash Vale, but jury fails to return verdict over driver of car involved

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

Yateley burial ground housing application refused

Flooding risk cited for Urnfield dismissal after more than 200 letters of objection were received

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

Petition attracts hundreds of signatures opposing more homes in Hart

The petition has reached more than 620 signatures opposing plans to build 5,000 new homes

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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