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North Camp

North Camp village is a self-contained suburb of Farnborough and was its original Victorian town centre. Situated north of the Basingstoke Canal, it has a strong military history and continued presence. With an array of independent shops and businesses, North Camp bridges the gap between Farnborough and Aldershot.

 

Legend of Aldershot's Cambridge Military's Hospital Grey Lady Ghost resurrected in novel

A former army staff nurse has used his knowledge of the hospital to tell the tale of a ghostly figure wandering its corridors

The Queens Roundabout works has been given a new completion date for spring next year

Aldershot Wellesley developer slams 'wasteful' £6 million council spend on Queen's roundabout revamp

Grainger boss said Hampshire County Council should be "downsizing- not making it bigger", claiming new access road for 3,850 home development will make it "pointless"

Queens Roundabout roadworks site has 'downright dangerous' potholes

"My first reaction was to go and smash the council's windows, I was that angry," one motorist said after going through a pothole and bursting a tyre

Working on Christmas Day is a 'privilege' and a 'calling' for some

A nurse, firefighter and clergyman reveal what motivates them to work the festive season

Rushmoor recipe book designed by Farnborough Sixth Form College student

The recipe book is described as “an eclectic mix of family favourite recipes from the borough of Rushmoor and its friends”

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Santa Fun Run raises thousands of pounds

"Events such as this are vital in helping fund our care, as well as being great fun to take part in"

Pub of the Year: The Alexandra goes 'from strength to strength'

The pub décor resembles a modern, small Downton Abbey, with Edwardian wallpaper and frames

On This Day: Friday September 25

We look back at what was making the news on the Hampshire/Surrey border this week in archived newspaper editions

Major survey asks businesses how to improve parking and boost local services

The Mosaic Partnership, on behalf of the council, has sent the questionnaire to around 1,000 businesses and retailers

Councillors' shock at pennies being spent on Rushmoor's public toilets

A whopping £165,000 a year is dumped on maintaining just EIGHT public toilets in Rushmoor

Doctors surgery told to improve in vital areas after Care Quality Commission inspection

North Camp Surgery was given an overall rating of Requiring Improvement but was rated 'good' in effectiveness, care and response

Lloyds Bank closure in North Camp deemed 'real blow' to residents

The Lynchford Road branch will close in October, leaving only one bank in the village, which councillors say will be inconvenient for both the public and businesses

Dance school wins spot on Royal Albert Hall line-up

A group from Diamond Dance Centre will perform at Dance Proms after narrowly winning a public vote

Family which suffered devastating house blaze thanks community for support

More than £1,000 has been raised to support the Carson family after the fire which destroyed their home of 16 years

Youngsters become firefighting heroes at open day

Rushmoor fire station invited the public in to see the impressive equipment the service has, as well as to dunk the crew in water for charity

Former pupil's gruelling research on Farnborough school ahead of book release

Finding an elusive picture was the first step of years of work culminating in Bryan Hoskyns publishing a book on the history of St Patrick's School

Cigarettes stolen in Farnborough Co-op burglary

Officers investigating the break-in have revealed the extent of the crime and appealed for information to help catch those responsible

Rushmoor Borough Council

Council opposes controversial scrap dealership application

'Unauthorised' scrap metal facility has been operating without planning permission 

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

Car park

Controversial business applies for extra parking facilities at North Camp railway station

The application is to redevelop the former Lafarge site to operate as an end-of-life car treatment facility

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