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Abu Hamza life sentence: Kidnap victim's widower expresses relief

Laurence Whitehouse spoke of the agony he went through watching his wife die during a rescue attempt after she was kidnapped in Yemen in 1998

Wedding fairs in Hampshire: Help is at hand to plan your big day

Getting married is said to be one of the most stressful things you can do in life, so if you need a bit of help pop along to one of these wedding fairs for tips and advice

Hundreds of homes affected by power cuts after wind batters electricity networks

Electricity pylon updated
The remaining 51 homes in north east Hampshire still without power on Thursday afternoon were expected to have it restored by the early evening

Flood warning issued as heavy rain is forecast

With rain forecast to sweep in overnight on Wednesday, a flood alert has been issued for the River Blackwater and Cove Brook

Narrow escape for customers as car smashes into Post Office

Customers in Hook Post Office suffered a fright as a car reversed through the glass window

Local Village News

Fleet Half Marathon places snapped up ahead of deadline

With a month to go before the deadline to enter the popular Fleet Half, all the spaces have already been taken

Operation Stronghold roadshow to offer vital crime prevention advice

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Aldershot, Yateley, Odiham, Fleet and Farnborough will welcome the Operation Stronghold crime roadshow within the next three weeks

Defence Minister MP Phillip Dunne views RAF Odiham's impressive new Mk6 Chinook

MP Phillip Dunne said the fleet of Mk6 Chinooks provide "remarkable capabilities" for our armed forces

'End of an era' for Bramshill's historic National Police Training college

The final course has been held at the Grade one listed Jacobean mansion and will fully close on March 31

'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

Endangered birds would be threatened by care village application

Hartley Wintney care home, plus other buildings, would create 100 jobs but residents' opinions are split on whether it would be good for area

Hook in Pictures

National Breakfast Week 2015: what do you start the day off with?

Vote for your favourite breakfast dish as we celebrate the most important meal of the day

National Breakfast Week 2015: fresh recipe ideas

Start your day off right with one of these delicious recipes

About Hook

Located close to junction 5 of the M3, Hook also has direct rail links to both London Waterloo and Southampton. Bartley Wood Business Park is the operational headquarters of the UK's largest cable television provider, Virgin Media. It is also home to a number of other large companies, including BMW Group Financial Services and Serco.

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Evil spirits wailing as Hartley Wintney enjoys wassailing

Hook vet tells of China mission to rescue captive bear

County's businesses honoured at Inspire Business Awards


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