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Winchfield Parish Council chairman Andrew Renshaw with the Winchfield Garden Community vision document

Villagers fighting mini-town plans say consultation was 'inherently flawed'

Barratt Homes hopes to push on with plans for 5,000 new homes on a greenfield site at Winchfield but villagers have lodged the 'strongest objection'

12 camera feeds from Hook, including baby monitors, appear on Russian webcam hacking site

Baby monitors, CCTV cameras and webcams among private feeds accessed through default passwords

Hook vet tells of China mission to rescue captive bear

Tracey Manning travelled to China to help treat bears that had been rescued from a bile farm

Electricity network upgraded to prevent storm blackouts

Southern Electric Power Distribution has spent £95 million on improving the network after power outages caused by storms affected hundreds of homes last year

County's businesses honoured at Inspire Business Awards

Businesses from Hart and Rushmoor won eight out of the 13 awards up for grabs at the bash at Highfield Park Hotel on Thursday

Local Village News


'Serious concerns' over planned closure of high street bank

'Serious concern' over NatWest's plans to close its Hartley Wintney branch in March 2015, after a 30% drop in branch transactions since 2010

Young woman dies after car hits tree in Hartley Wintney

Bracknell Road in Hartley Wintney was closed while police carried out investigations
The B3011 Bracknell Lane, in Hartley Wintney, remained closed for a number of hours while police carried out investigations on Sunday (November 30)

Odiham Christmas Extravaganza entertains the crowds

Festive celebrations included the switching on of the village's Christmas lights and performances by local schools

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

Criminal call sheets from Blackbushe scenes back on eBay

Sheets reveal who dies in Hollywood thriller filmed at Blackbushe Airport, according to Yateley seller who is yet to receive a bid

Guillemont Park appeal lodged over 150-homes plan

Developers hope to redevelop the former Guillemont Barracks site
Appeal hearing held after Rushmoor Borough Council refused plans to build 150 homes at Guillemont Park

Hook in Pictures


Christmas 2014: pantos, concerts and show listings

Get your families into the festive spirit by taking them to the theatre this Christmas

Christmas 2014: Santa fun run raises money for hospice

Hundreds of people dressed up to take part in Santa fun runs in Aldershot and Hindhead to raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

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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Hook vet tells of China mission to rescue captive bear

County's businesses honoured at Inspire Business Awards

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