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Historic Odiham became a market town serving surrounding villages during medieval times. Its castle was built by King John between 1207 to 1214 at a cost of more than £1,000. Halfway between Winchester and Windsor, it was from here that King John set out to seal the Magna Carta in 1215. RAF Odiham is home to the UK's Chinook helicopter force.


Volunteers celebrate 50 years of campaigning to transform Basingstoke Canal

A commemorative booklet has been produced about work on the waterway, which begins at Greywell and runs through Fleet, Aldershot, Ash, Mytchett, Deepcut and Pirbright.

The deer park land between Odiham and North Warnborough

Residents divided over Odiham deer park plan as it finally goes live

Some say building eight homes on the land would start closing the gap between Odiham and North Warnborough, while others warn open space needs careful management

Odiham deer park housing plans would 'write off history', claim campaigners

Richard Revell hopes to build a lodge in the park and seven large parkland houses on the edge of the site, but Save the Park Action Group are opposing the plans

Odiham deer park plans has 'positive' reaction from community

The scheme to build a lodge in the park and seven large parkland houses on the edge of the site is about to be lodged

13-year-old Steven Spiers from Hartley Wintney

Police launch appeal to find missing Hartley Wintney teenager Steven Spiers

Police said it is "growing increasingly concerned" for the welfare of the 13-year-old, who has links to Fleet and Odiham

Ranil Jayawardena during a visit to RAF Odiham

MP steps up pressure for RAF Odiham accommodation upgrade

North East Hampshire MP Ranil Jayawardena is urging people to sign a petition calling on the Government to take action over 'outdated' living quarters

GCSE results day 2016: North Hampshire school pupils celebrate as new records set

Youngsters across the Get Hampshire area picked up their results on Thursday (August 25)

Abused dog left to die gets happy ending after being rehomed in Odiham

“They were all scared of people, it was like having an abused feral dog. Every time I took her out she barked at anything and everything, it was a real test."

Odiham Fire Show sees thousands enjoy firefighting extravaganza

More than 100 fire appliances were on display at the event in North Warnborough at the weekend, with some dating back to the 1700s

Odiham WWII veteran celebrates 90th birthday and France's highest honour

Fred Lee took part in the D-Day Normandy landings in 1944 and met the Duchess of Cambridge at a centenary commemoration of the operation in 2014

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service will be able to practice using wall-piercing Ultra High Pressure Lances after striking a deal to use the former Prince Philip Barracks site in Bordon for training purposes

Ministry of Defence 'ghost town' the size of 2,000 football pitches becomes new training centre for Hampshire firefighters

Firefighters will be able to carry out exercises on a scale never before possible in the country         

The company is in the process of building a range of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes and bungalows at Montford Place

Developer faces legal action for incomplete foul drainage system on Odiham estate

Charles Church now faces an injunction for allowing buyers to move into Montfort Place before the drainage system is ready

Hartley Arts Group Youngstars put on a right royal performance to celebrate the Queens 90th birthday

Towns and villages prepare to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday

Flags are out across the area as residents prepare to celebrate the Queen's special day on Thursday (April 21)

Tylney Hall in Rotherwick

Take a step back in time at Tylney Hall in Rotherwick

A family home, a hospital, a shipping company headquarters and a school - the hotel really has seen it all

Husband 'hanged himself on Valentine's Day to make wife pay for leaving'

Just before hanging himself in the family home in Odiham, Mervyn Thorpe sent his wife a final message which read: “I am going to a better place. Happy Valentines’ Day"

Stay of execution for Hampshire library services after decision on future put back to 2017

Hampshire County Council will now make a decision on the county's tier three libraries, such as Yateley and Odiham, in 2017

Children’s centres across Hampshire could be axed to save the council £8.5m

Children’s centres in Hart and Rushmoor could face axe to save council £8.5m

Hampshire County Council is consulting on proposals to develop a family support service, which would see the number of children's centres reduced from 54 to 11

Family of RAF Odiham serviceman killed in helicopter crash 'let down by MOD'

The Ministry of Defence has faced criticism from relatives of the five servicemen killed after the crash in Afghanistan in April 2014

RAF Odiham helicopter crash inquest into death of servicemen in Afghanistan begins

Warrant Officer Spencer Faulkner had not carried out a required familiarisation flight on three occasions before returning to duty before the crash - but was described as a "very experienced pilot"

'Roaring success' for Odiham business after appearing on BBC documentary

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The Aynhoe Park replica cake took 200 hours to make and included 10 kilos of sugar, flour and butter



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