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Paddington actor spotted filming BBC drama scenes in Farnborough

Ben Whishaw, who voiced Paddington Bear in the recent film, spotted in business park - thought to be a location for upcoming BBC spy drama

Aldershot takeaway 'improving' after zero hygiene rating dished out

Gas leaks, unsafe storage of raw foods and lack of effective cleaning discovered during council visit to Hafeez

Plans to double size of Crookham Village Gypsy site set for approval

Entrance of land at Four Oaks in Crookham Village
Application will be approved if councillors are satisfied with amended plans which include permanent pitches with day rooms

Fears remain after icy car park closed due to safety fears

New multi-storey at Farnborough Main station, described by some as an 'ice rink', was forced to close this week

British Army win Game of Truce against German Bundeshwehr at Aldershot Town

The British Army ran out 1-0 winners
A goal in the first three minutes was enough for the British Army to win the match which commemorated the First World War Christmas Truce of 1914
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Jurors clear man accused of raping woman in car

Adel Ahmed Badawy, from Aldershot, was found not guilty of two counts of rape by penetration by jurors following a six-day trial

She made the first move, accused tells rape trial

Driver accused of raping young woman with 'borderline personality disorder' in his car takes to the stand to give his side of the story

Man accused of raping 'vulnerable young woman' in his car

Winchester Crown Court
Jury told the complainant was calling for an ambulance when the defendant offered her a lift to hospital

Council News

Aldershot takeaway 'improving' after zero hygiene rating dished out

Gas leaks, unsafe storage of raw foods and lack of effective cleaning discovered during council visit to Hafeez

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

Entrance of land at Four Oaks in Crookham Village
Application will be approved if councillors are satisfied with amended plans which include permanent pitches with day rooms

When will my bins be collected over Christmas and New Year?

Christmas and New Year is known for presents, festive cheer... and bin collection mayhem

Support for military heroes to be given parade for Afghanistan service

Rushmoor Borough Council leader Peter Moyle said he was all for a parade in the town to mark the "sacrifices made in Afghanistan"
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'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

Farnborough Airshow exhibition space for 2016 selling well following record-breaking year

Farnborough Airshow 2014 was a very successful event
The next Farnborough Airshow will also coincide with 100 years of Boeing and discussions on marking the milestone are underway

Wedding Industry Awards honour best suppliers, venues and stylists

Seven businesses across Surrey and north-east Hampshire received prizes at the annual Wedding Industry Awards held at Farnham Castle

Consumers urged to curb spending on Buy Nothing Day after Black Friday splurge

Spenders are being asked to put down their credit cards and wallets for 24 hours and detox from shopping this Buy Nothing Day

Polish school planned for Aldershot's influx

Polish-born Aldershot woman plans to open Saturday school to teach the country's history and culture

Cove School headteacher departs as progress claimed

Interim headteacher says 'green shoots' of improvements are being seen at special measures school

Board of school governors sacked after damning Ofsted report

Cove School, St Johns Road, Farnborough exclusive
All 15 governors at Cove School, Farnborough, have been sacked after the school was placed into special measures by Ofsted earlier this year            

Hampshire pupils celebrate GCSE grades

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

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The British Army ran out 1-0 winners

British Army win Game of Truce against German Bundeshwehr

Father's display of TEN THOUSAND Christmas lights helping to raise cash for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Stunning Geminids meteor pics from amateur astronomers

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