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Stephen Lloyd

Stephen Lloyd

Stephen covers Fleet and Church Crookham and the villages of Hartley Wintney, Hook, Odiham, Crondall, Crookham Village, Dogmersfield and Winchfield for the News & Mail and Star Courier.

Entrance of land at Four Oaks in Crookham Village

Plans to double size of Crookham Village Gypsy site set to be given the go-ahead

Application will be approved if councillors are satisfied with amended plans which include permanent pitches with day rooms

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Entrance of land at Four Oaks in Crookham Village

Plans to double size of Crookham Village Gypsy site set to be given the go-ahead

Application will be approved if councillors are satisfied with amended plans which include permanent pitches with day rooms

NatWest

'Serious concerns' over planned closure of high street bank

'Serious concern' over NatWest's plans to close its Hartley Wintney branch in March 2015, after a 30% drop in branch transactions since 2010

'Fit and elfy' Dogmersfield kids raise cash with charity run

More than 120 pupils and staff at Dogmersfield Primary School dressed up and took part in the fundraiser

Part of a minibus used to to take disabled children to school was set alight in woodland off Sandy Lane, Church Crookham

Schoolbus for disabled children damaged by 'wanton vandals'

The driver of the bus said she found out about the damage when she opened the driver's door and was "greeted by the cab covered in glass"

The fallen tree in Crondall Road in Crookham Village

Four-hour road closure after lorry hits tree in Crookham Village

Lorry dragged part of tree for 50 metres and collided with a road sign

Ambulance

School pupils hospitalised after taking 'legal high'

Pupils were discovered on site smoking the substance and were taken to hospital as a precaution

A site view of the proposed new £21 million Hart Leisure Centre in Hitches Lane, Fleet

Vision for Hart's new leisure centre unveiled

Features will include a modern reception and coffee shop, an eight-metre-high climbing wall, three dance studios, a crèche and a fitness gym

Heidi Stone and Rachelle Ward outside The Works discount book shop in the Hart Shopping Centre in Fleet

'Don't kill trade with rent increase' plea from Fleet traders

Absolute Asset Holdings took over the Hart Centre in March, but a dampener has been placed on the busy pre-Christmas period with the news that The Works will close down on Christmas Eve

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

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