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North Town

North Town is situated to the east of Aldershot, close to the A331, and is one of the area's political wards. It takes its name from the main road, North Lane. Work began in 2009 on the £100m My North Town regeneration project, launched by First Wessex and Rushmoor Borough Council, to add hundreds of new homes to the area.

Gaming Zone gets vital cash boost from school

The Gaming Zone which provides information on housing and after school sessions had its funding slashed last year

The Gaming Zone has had its funding cut by Hampshire County Council

Youth service in Rushmoor under threat after funding cuts

The Gaming Zone, which provides free support for children and young people, was notified that Hampshire County Council will not be funding its youth provision 

Aldershot KFC application goes to planning appeal hearing

KFC's plans to open a new Drive Thru restaurant in Aldershot hang in the balance while residents decry likely traffic implications

Save Aldershot's pubs the 'lifeblood of the community'

There are just 17 functioning pubs in Aldershot, compared with the 88 in 1878

Call for public toilets in Aldershot to relieve nightlife issue

Residents' 'lives have taken a downward spiral' as more people treat the street as a loo

Standing ovation as Afghanistan war film has debut screening

Kajaki, the infamous story of the bravery of a patrol injured in a mine field in Afghanistan, was shown in Aldershot for the first time on Sunday

War film about British patrol shown in Aldershot army town

An heroic story of army comradeship and resilience will be screened in Aldershot tonight after an outpouring of demand on social media

Community rallies to support fire stricken family

Hundreds of people have already pledged to support Sarah Ball and her family after their belongings were destroyed in a house fire on Tuesday

Christmas presents destroyed in Aldershot house fire

Fire believed to have been started when a cat knocked over a candle in a ground floor bedroom of the family home

Seconds for Aldershot butchers in British Sausage Week

Aldershot butchers backed by Dragon marks British Sausage Week by being awarded two second prizes for its bangers

'Stop the vandalism' plea after hoodlums wreck play area

The popular site in Ivy Road, North Town, which includes a ball court and swings has suffered from "serious vandalism"

Future of lido in doubt as visitor numbers sink

Rushmoor Borough Council may try to broaden the appeal of the facility, or close it altogether

Aldershot Library

Hampshire libraries moving with the times

A Hampshire County Council library service shake up will respond to readers' modern needs and save money

My North Town regeneration project in Aldershot

Contractors appointed for North Town regeneration

Project to build 697 new homes is due to be completed by the summer of 2017 and is being done in four phases

A picture from within the last week shows wet rags disposed of into (or nearly into) a skip at Aldershot Sewage Treatment Works on the River Blackwater.

'Unacceptable' smells from sewage works spark angry complaints

Residents are unhappy about the smell from rag items filtered out of the sewage and placed in skips near the Holder Road gate to Aldershot Sewage Treatment Works

Neighbours raise concerns over Co-op plans for Aldershot pub site

Neighbours have raised concerns over plans for a Co-op at the Heroes of Lucknow pub site in Aldershot, after it closed earlier this year

Labour party gave £4k donation to help win local poll

Same number of seats won by party in borough elections despite cash injection

Freak downpour wrecks road surface in Aldershot

Rushmoor councillor says extreme weather damage can no longer be treated as "one-off" incidents

Dedicated senior citizens' group leader awarded British Empire Medal

Josephine De Bono, who was named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, has been hailed "an outstanding member of the community"

An existing KFC drive-through and restaurant, similar to the one that could be built in Aldershot

Council could decide on KFC drive-through proposal next month

A public consultation has now concluded into KFC’s application to open a drive-through restaurant in North Close, off North Lane


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