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Politics

There are two MPs in the area, for the Aldershot and North East Hampshire constituencies. Hampshire County Council is responsible for services like roads, waste disposal, education and libraries. Rushmoor Borough Council and Hart District Council deal with matters such as waste collection, local planning issues, alcohol and entertainment licensing.

CONFIRMED BY STEVE LLOYD RIGHT AREA. Ewshot Lane, Ewshot, Farnham GU10 5BT. GV's of the fields that Taylor Wimpey wants to build 60 homes on with access via Crookham Park (QEB)

'Disgruntled villagers' set to grill MP over greenfield building

The 'Fleet and Crookham Environment Is Threatened' campaign group is stepping up its protests

Aviation enthusiast launches first photography exhibition

Tom Mercer, from Hook, has his work featured in the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum in Farnborough

The Monster Raving Loony Party's topical new beer 'HowlinGale'

Raise your glasses to the new loony Co-Ale-ition

Monster Raving Loony Party's local leader Alan Hope is celebrating after the launch of the sixth beer named after his party

Councillor's court appearance 'blown out of proportion'

UKIP leader in Rushmoor defends councillor who admitted an arson charge last month

MP visits Aldershot flooding hotspot

Sir Gerald Howarth visits problem area to see for himself how surface water flooding is hitting businesses

Five times more recycling production approved for Eversley quarry

R Collard has been given permission to boost production at Warren Heath Recycling Facility although the council has placed conditions on the site

Bomb Disposal Van

New IRA claims it sent letter bomb to Aldershot army office

A group claiming to be the IRA has admitted sending a number of devices to army careers offices including one in Hospital Hill in Aldershot

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Mobile library services set to be axed

Mobile libraries in Hart and Rushmoor could be lost as Hampshire County Council aims to save £93m by 2015. But the loss of the service could 'destroy' quality of life in rural areas.

Friends mourn loss of prospective MEP Del Singh in Kabul bombing

Del Singh, who campaigned in Aldershot, was one of 21 people killed in a suicide bombing in a restaurant in the Afghanistan capital last week

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Jail term increased for killer of a Gurkha's wife

Glenn Nelson has had his minimum jail term increased after attempting to rape and killing Krishnamaya Mabo near Aborfield Garrison last year

Beer range toasting success of Monster Raving Loony party extended to five ales

Monster Raving Loony Party leader Alan 'Howling Laud' Hope has had five beers named after him and his party

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Councils defiant in face of budget reductions

Hopes that cuts to services can be avoided after government announces budget reductions for local authorities

Canoe club under threat as Lido future uncertain

Members of a canoe club that meets at Aldershot Lido may struggle to continue if the pool is removed following a public consultation

FAST Museum's accreditation safeguards aviation heritage

Farnborough's FAST museum has been awarded the highest level of national recognition as a fully-accredited museum

Hampshire County Council

£10k funding for healthcare project aimed at Nepalese community

Hampshire County Council has awarded funding for the project to improve understanding of health services

RAF St Athan 75 Year celebrations

£100k compensation for female RAF recruits 'absurd'

The MoD have awarded three female RAF recruits £100,000 each after injuries suffered by them marching in step with men

Deputy council leader chosen as Tory candidate to replace Arbuthnot

After an open primary was held, Ranil Jayawardena has been selected as the replacement to stand for James Arbuthnot in the 2015 general election

Hart District Council

Change in election frequency proposed for Hart

Politicians are at odds over proposals to reduce the frequency of Hart District Council elections from every year for three years to once every four years

In pictures: Remembrance Sunday services 2013

Residents across Hampshire fell silent for two minutes to remember those who lost their lives in past and current conflicts

Lido's water park plan among ideas needing public feedback

A series of proposals to increase the use of Aldershot Lido have been opened up to public consultation

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