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Killer attacked girlfriend before stabbing her brother, court hears

The trial of Andrew Morris, accused of killing 21-year-old Henry Stangroom, continues at the Old Bailey. The jury was told Morris attacked his girlfriend and broke precious items of hers.

Sat nav sends drink-driver to police station

Aldershot Magistrates' Court
Prajay Shrestha, 21, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and was disqualified from driving for 17 months

Explosions heard by neighbours of fire which tore through workshop

Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street
A man was taken to hospital with second degree burns after a workshop fire in Farnborough

Farnborough man killed in Gloucestershire crash is named

37-year-old Farnborough man killed near Northleach in Gloucestershire named as Graeme Andrews

'Ferocious' fire ripped through Blackwater garden sheds

Investigations have been launched into the cause of a fire that engulfed three garden sheds and brought part of Blackwater to a standstill

Masked burglars raid shop for cigarettes

Cigarettes haul stolen from Farnborough convenience shop just weeks after similar incident elsewhere

Chef killed by sister's revengeful ex, court hears

Henry Stangroom
The Old Bailey was told that Henry Stangroom, from Odiham, was stabbed by flat mate Andrew Morris, who denies murder

Four people freed on bail after Aldershot drugs raid

Two suspects from the town, plus a man and woman from Devon, were arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class A drug

Council News

Aldi looks to build supermarket on vacant land

Pre-application talks to build 1,140 sq m Aldi supermarket on fields at Martin Lines, in Beacon Hill Road, Church Crookham

Council to help residents affected by winter floods

Lorraine Page of Moulsham Lane, Yateley, outside her conservatory which was flooded during the bad weather in February
Victims who suffered 'exceptional hardship or misfortune' due to floods between December 1 and March 31 to receive reduced council tax bills

Developers 'letting people down' over affordable housing, says councillor

Criticism comes after Rushmoor Borough Council agrees to a development without any affordable housing

More than half of Hart adults are hitched, says report

Statistics show that Hart has the third-highest rate of adults tying the knot in the UK

News in Pictures

Battle over war games wood

A businessman running combat games has clashed with councillors over an application to continue this use of the Eversley woodland

Newlyns farm shop keeps on growing and producing

Jasmine, 7 at Newlyns Farm
Ten years since opening, the award-winning Newlyns in Lodge Farm, North Warnborough, now employs 45 people

Flagship shopping centre sold to new investors

Shopping bags
Traders have welcomed the news that Hart Shopping Centre has been sold although the new owners have hurdles to overcome in order to fill empty units

Pub reopens under new management

The Alexandra pub in Farnborough has new landlady Nadia Schicchi at the helm and an Edwardian-inspired interior
Artist's impression of houses within the Aldershot Urban Extension

University to run new Aldershot school instead of church

The school is being built as part of Aldershot's expansion and will allow pupils to work with university departments

Farnborough School's £1.6m expansion plans revealed

School sign
South Farnborough Junior School could receive the funding from the county council towards a four-classroom extension to increase capacity from 240 pupils to 360

School closures planned as teachers set to go on strike

National Union of Teachers industrial action is in protest at excessive workloads and bureaucracy, performance related pay and pensions

New university campus planned for Farnborough college

Farnborough College of Technology intends to submit an application for its University Centre, which would cost £7.5 million and be opened by September 2016

Videos & Photos

Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street

Explosions heard by neighbours of workshop fire

Flats evacuated after fire breaks out in kitchen

Masked burglars raid shop for cigarettes


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