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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.


Air ambulance attends North Lane crash in Aldershot

Police, ambulances and an air ambulance helicopter were seen in the road, where a car reportedly hit some central bollards

Turner & Sons butcher unveils luxury banger - costing a whopping £37 each

North Town butcher's creation is made from rare pigs, port and cheese matured in Spanish caves

D-Day veteran to join Blind Veterans charity anniversary celebrations

Charity marks 100 years helping armed forces veterans affected by sight loss

Pub building protected as council sticks to its guns on protection policy

The Queens Head will not be redeveloped, despite arguments that the empty building could deteriorate into useless rubble

Rushmoor's pub protection policy set for first big test

A meeting tonight will reveal whether the Queen's Head in Aldershot is allowed to be turned into flats, or whether new council guidelines will protect it

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Campaigners angry after 'last pub' in North Town looks set to be demolished

Rushmoor Borough Council rejected an application to have the Queens Head in North Lane designated an asset of community value

Police officers could be relocated to old Aldershot Town Hall building

Police and crime commissioner Simon Hayes said that officers would "not move out" of Aldershot police station until viable alternative is found

New future for former squaddies pub as it starts to win back community

Manager of The Royal Staff in Aldershot says the pub is a 'forgotten gem' and is injecting life back into the historic boozer

Heroes Breakfast supports Aldershot's returning soldiers

A local butcher hopes his initiative can be rolled out nationwide next year

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

Councillors’ fury after KFC drive-through given green light

The decision for a new drive-through restaurant in Aldershot has left members of Rushmoor Borough Council 'outraged'

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

Council 'disappointed' as KFC given green light after appeal

Aldershot will get a KFC drive-thru after a government inspector decided it was acceptable, despite neighbour concerns

Election 2015: Rushmoor Borough Council candidates

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

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



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