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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.


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


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

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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

Odiham Fire show

Bad weather forces Odiham Fire Show to be cancelled

Thousands of pounds raised through the event for charities will be missed after poor weather earlier in the year has made the site unusable

Haul of sporting medals at Hampshire's youth games

Around 2,500 young people took part in this year's Hampshire Games

Baking in memory of part-time model who died aged 29

The family of Victoria Van Der Westhuizen, who died in January, have set up a charity in her memory

Henry Stangroom

‘We will never be able to move on from our loss' says Henry Stangroom's family

Andrew Morris was jailed for life for killing 21-year-old Henry Stangroom in May

Andrew Morris, jailed for life for murdering Henry Stangroom

Man jailed for life for harpoon gun and carving knife murder of Odiham chef

"Arrogant" Andrew Morris, who shot Henry Stangroom with a harpoon gun and stabbed him with a kitchen knife after also killing his ex-girlfriend's hamster, has been jailed for life

Henry Stangroom

Murder verdict for killer of young Odiham chef

Andrew Morris has been found guilty of murdering Henry Stangroom, from Odiham, at the Old Bailey

Psychiatrist doubts murder suspect mentally ill claim, court hears

The trial of financial expert Andrew Morris, who is accused of killing 21-year-old Henry Stangroom, from Odiham, has heard from a psychiatrist who said he was convinced the suspect was sane.

Henry Stangroom

Man shot ex lover's brother from Odiham with spear gun, court hears

The trial of a man accused of stabbing a chef from Odiham to death at a south London flat continued this week

Bodies of RAF Odiham servicemen killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash returned to UK

The bodies of four servicemen from RAF Odiham, along with a fifth serviceman, who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan have been repatriated to the UK

WATCH: Morris men shows for May Day and St George

Morris men in Hart donned eye-catching outfits to celebrate May Day and St George's Day

Enjoy a bank holiday walk in north-east Hampshire

If you're looking for something to do this bank holiday, weekend then why not pull on your walking boots?


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