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Hawley is a small village close to Farnborough. Hawley Fayre is one of the biggest events in the calendar for the community and is held every July. South-west of the parish is Hawley Lake which is used by the British Army for basic sailing training. Blackwater and Hawley Town Council meets regularly at Hawley Memorial Hall.

Hart District Council is asking residents where they want future homes to be built

Hart releases list of possible sites for future development

Residents are being asked to comment on potential housing sites across the district and to rank their preferences

Hawley Park Farm 60-acres up for sale after council approves home plans

The land is now on the market with outline planning consent for 126 homes, but some councillors believe they will be losing a 'valuable asset' to Hart


Hoof Fest 2015 charity event attracts hundreds of revellers

See a gallery of pictures from the event at Hawley Lakes set up to honour a soldier who died in Afghanistan

Avengers: Age Of Ultron hits cinema screens with Hawley Woods playing starring role

Scenes for Avengers: Age of Ultron, which stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson, were filmed in woodland in April 2014

Election 2015: Hart District Council candidates

We've put together a list of all candidates looking to be elected onto Hart District Council in this year's local elections            

Who will Aldershot residents send to parliament?

General Election 2015: All you need to know about Aldershot constituency

Voters will be going to the polls in May to decide who should be the next member of parliament for Aldershot

Fire crews tackle 'fierce' Hawley Woods blaze

Fire crews in Rushmoor said the flames covered around half an acre and came hours after a much larger fire in nearby Pirbright

Tesco's plan to partially demolish Mainline Motor Company Garage in Netley Street, was refused by councillors

Tesco's plans to build new store in North Camp refused

Rushmoor Borough Council refused the application to build the Express store in Netley Street

Battle to build homes on Yateley historic site rumbles on

Welbeck Stategic Land wants to build 150 homes on land known in the area as the Urnfield site

Aldershot MP backs campaign to overrule building of Hawley homes

Sir Gerald Howarth wrote to the minister of state for housing and planning asking him to overrule the decision by Hart District Council to build homes on the Hawley Park Farm site

No Hawley Park homes until government says so, Hart told

Holding order issued preventing Hart District Council from giving formal planning consent for the 126 homes, despite having already approved the plans

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

'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

Residents angry over 'despicable' Hawley Park Farm planning meeting decision

Councillors voted in favour of an application to build 126 homes on the land and it will now go to the full council on January 29 for final approval

Man arrested after suspected arson destroys derelict farmhouse

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of arson and bailed until February 11 pending further police enquiries.

Sir Gerald Howarth submits last minute request for controversial planning application to be pulled

Aldershot MP feels the strength of feeling locally against the Hawley Park Farm application is enough to withdraw plans from Wednesday's meeting

Derelict Blackwater farmhouse 'completely engulfed in fire'

Firefighters spent Friday night tackling a big fire at an empty property in Blackwater

MP praises Ebola medics in New Year message

Armed forces community, emergency services and Tumbledown Dick pub-turned-McDonald's among Sir Gerald Howarth's memories of 2014

Plans are put on hold for 100 new homes in Hawley

Applications to decide fate of Hawley Park Farm were pulled from Hart district council's planning committee days before meeting

No obvious reason for Hawley Woods suicide of 'happy young man'

A man walking with his family was left traumatised after discovering the body of Kamil Mielczarek, who had come to the UK from Poland to forge a life for himself



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