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Hartley Wintney

Hartley Wintney features a wide main street with the village green and duck pond at the southern end. Its cricket green is home to the oldest cricket club in Hampshire and is next to another picturesque duck pond. Oak trees were planted on the common in response to a call following the Battle of Trafalgar for more timber to build naval ships.

Roundabout scheme to cut accidents goes on display

Exhibition at St John's Church in Hartley Wintney details £2.5m traffic-slowing scheme aimed at reducing the number of accidents at blackspot

Potholes to be repaired after causing disabled woman's wheelchair to tip over

Half a dozen potholes on Plough Road are to be filled in over the next couple of weeks according to the county highways team

The RSPCA is appealing to the public after eighteen-month-old Archie was found tied up by his neck on a building site.

Young cat found tied up by neck to metal fence

Eighteen-month-old Archie has "lost a lot of confidence" and suffered an open depression wound around his neck after spending an unknown number of days being tied to a metal fence

Exhibition to display £2.5m roundabout scheme

Residents have been urged to attend a public meeting to see plans for a new £2.5 million roundabout at a busy junction between Hartley Wintney and Yateley

Lord Hannah of Pilcot in his dressing gown outside his Grade II listed home near Fleet where the polling station is in his living room!

Local elections 2014: Weird and wonderful polling stations

Not all voters went along to their nearest village hall to cast their vote this week, for some it was a slightly more obscure venue         

Fleet's first food festival to feature Bake Off star

Some 50 food producers will take over The Views in Fleet for its first food festival, featuring cookery demonstrations, food and wine talks and live music

Fears over cuts to 'vital' bus services

Many people do not realise a consultation over bus services is going on, a Fleet mother has said

Enjoy a bank holiday walk in north-east Hampshire

If you're looking for something to do this bank holiday, weekend then why not pull on your walking boots?

Police jacket and tape

Tributes paid to Farnborough man killed in Gloucestershire crash

Graeme Andrews, 37, from Farnborough had been working in Gloucestershire when he was killed in a road accident earlier this month

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Man charged with assault after police search

Police charge man with assault and he appears at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court after he went missing

Progress made in plans to sell traveller sites in Yateley and Hartley Wintney

Following years of negotiations, Hampshire County Counil is close to the sale of Star Hill and Penny Hill permanent sites in an aim to save money and maintain the service to the traveller community

Hartley Arts Group in the trenches for WW1 production

The Hartley Wintney-based group will perform Joan Littlewood's Oh What a Lovely War

Sun shines on Fleet Half Marathon runners

Crowds of spectators lined the sun-drenched streets on Sunday to cheer on participants

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Teenager from Frimley killed in Hartley Wintney lorry collision

Jack Brown died in hospital on Monday after being struck by the lorry on the A30

Thunder and hail forecast as weather warning is issued

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the south east of England, including north-east Hampshire

GVs of Wyndham's Pool Dam, Cricket Hill Lane, Yateley

Bridleway shut as dam left potentially unsafe by rainfall

County council makes "sensible move" to ensure "safety of walkers and to prevent a large volume of water cascading down the hill"

Cook Trish Jackson shows how to prepare a vegetable soup watched by Cllr Dr Anne Crampton and gents

Cooking classes lend a helping hand in the kitchen

Hart District Counil has launched a series of cooking classes to help local men over 55 to prepare simple, healthy meals

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Mobile library services set to be axed

Mobile libraries in Hart and Rushmoor could be lost as Hampshire County Council aims to save £93m by 2015. But the loss of the service could 'destroy' quality of life in rural areas.

Kiah Longbottom with one of the starved horses

Animal lovers feed and monitor neglected horses in Yateley

A group of 11 Shetland ponies and two cobs in a field, off Moulsham Lane in Yateley, are fighting off hunger and disease

More road safety warnings issued as rain continues

Eight roads in Hart and Rushmoor have been classed as either impassable or passable with care - two more than the previous day

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