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Odiham

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.

Odiham Christmas Extravaganza entertains the crowds

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

Police accident

Man dies after being hit by two vehicles on Odiham road

The 69-year-old was hit by a car in Dunley's Hill before being hit by a truck travelling in the other direction

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'

Odiham school claims Formula One world title in Abu Dhabi

F1 in Schools contest winners from Robert May's School watch Hamilton and Rosberg fight for title

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

Henry Stangroom updated

Killer of Odiham chef loses appeal against 23-year minimum jail term

Andrew Morris, who murdered Henry Stangroom last October, had argued he was anxious and depressed

Francis Howard, chairman of community group InOdiham, at the scene where contractors building a bus stop have dug up hundreds of flower bulbs planted by volunteers

Odiham community planting dug up days later in council gaffe

Hampshire County Council apologises to volunteers for digging up daffodil bulbs to make way for bus stop

Acts of remembrance respected by hundreds of people in Hart

Poignant services took place in Fleet and Yateley on Remembrance Sunday, 100 years on from the start of the First World War

Businesses eagerly await biggest ever awards ceremony

Shortlist of 39 feature 16 businesses from Rushmoor and Hart ahead of awards ceremony in Hook

Tim Henman's in-laws serve up objection to housing scheme

Richard and Denise Heald, whose daughter Lucy is married to the tennis star, described the plans as "totally unacceptable"

Spooky sightings from across the ages revealed

Get Hampshire has taken a look back at dozens of terrifying apparitions and ghostly goings on in Hampshire and Surrey - just in time for Halloween!

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Odiham designer Nicky Haslam receives drink-driving ban

Designer for the stars caught near his Odiham home as he drove back from a party

Hampshire police force faces major reshuffle

Spending cuts result in restructure of the force to 14 districts with combined Hart and Rushmoor returning to single district status

Seven new entries in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2015

A total of 17 north-east Hampshire pubs feature in the guide, with seven newly added for 2015

Commercial premises are disappearing from Odiham

Landlords are finding it tough to attract business tenants in Odiham

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Hampshire pupils celebrate GCSE grades

Thousands of teenagers celebrated on Thursday (August 21) after collecting their GCSE results, just a week after A-level students got their grades

Odiham Chinook crews unlikely to head to Iraq

Ministry of Defence spokesman said Chinook crews from RAF Odiham are unlikely to be used to help Yazidi refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar

Hart District Council has approved the scheme

Have your say in Hart on where 7,500 new homes are built

Hart District Council is opening a consultation into its new local plan, giving people the opportunity to decide where thousands of new homes should be built

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

Crondall home 'destroyed' by lightning strike

Two dogs had to be rescued from a property in Crondall after it was struck by lightning

All eyes on homegrown talent for Commonwealth Games

A total of 28 athletes from Hampshire will compete in Glasgow's Commonwealth Games

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