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Police chief launches survey as he starts business crime crackdown

Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes is planning to target business crime and wants to know what types of crime have been committed against businesses

Police investigated 26 abductions and kidnaps in Hampshire during 2013/14

Above-average child abduction numbers in Hampshire

'Drug-related vendetta crimes' the most common type of kidnap and abduction cases investigated by police

Hampshire police force faces major reshuffle

Spending cuts result in restructure of the force to 14 districts with combined Hart and Rushmoor returning to single district status

Ambulance

Church Crookham sudden death 'not suspicious'

Emergency services went to a private address to deal with a fatality which was "not suspicious"

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Police investigate after man mugged in Blackwater

Man has cash, cards and driving licence stolen after being hit from behind by group of men in Blackwater Park on Friday August 15

Kebab shop gets 3.30am closing time despite objections

Rushmoor Kebab in Aldershot can now open until 3.30am, providing for the town's late-night revellers

Hampshire Constabulary received the highest number of complaints

Hampshire police top table for racism complaints

Action has been taken against six officers in the last six years following allegations of racism - but none have been sacked

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Woman talked down from bridge over dual carriageway

Police and the fire service were involved in the rescue of a woman spotted on the wrong side of the safety railings on a bridge over the A331

New look for Aldershot nightlife as Popworld comes to town

Popworld is due to open at the former Yates's pub in Victoria Road next Friday with a weekend of celebrations

Cat dies after being shot for third time in five months

The five-year-old ginger and white cat from Yateley had to be put down after being shot for the third time since March

Police move into Eastleigh fire service base in office-share move

The move is hoped to save £500k for Hampshire Constabulary

More police cuts could mean public safety 'put at risk'

Hampshire Constabulary's staffing reduction levels are above average for England and Wales

Camp Farm Lake, off Lock Road, Aldershot

Man jumps into lake and swims to island to avoid police

The man eventually surrendered to officers, who were responding to a 'concern for safety' call, after a two-hour stand-off

Farnborough Meadowsgate Roundabout crash

'I wanted to do my bit', says police bike crash helper

The man was ready to watch a Farnborough Air Show flying display with his wife and children when he saw a police motorcycle involved in a collision with a car

Ambulance

Driver died before crashing into barriers on A331

Terry Connell died before his Golf collided with barriers on the A331 earlier this month

Police

Two-vehicle crash leads to closure of A30 in Blackwater

A woman had to be cut free from her car following a collision with a van

Farnborough Meadowsgate Roundabout crash

Police motorcyclist hurt in crash with car in Farnborough

A police motorbike - with its lights and siren on, according to an eyewitness - was in collision with a car on Sunday afternoon

Authorities call for power to deal with anti-social behaviour

Rushmoor Borough Council members have called for action to combat poor behaviour in Aldershot and Farnborough

Chainsaw-wielding youths fell trees by power lines

A major accident was narrowly avoided after residents saw youths with chainsaws felling two trees near power lines and the M3

Motorcyclist who died in Aldershot crash is named by police

Police said Mark Lowson, a 36-year-old man from Maidenhead, had been riding from the Pine Ridge Golf Club in Frimley to Aldershot when the crash happened

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