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'Tired' shops set to be renovated in Farnborough town centre

An £80m investment of Queensmead is being planned by the shopping centre's owners

Proposed prosed pizza restaurant divides opinion

Cllr Steve Forster outside the vacant units that Prezzo wants to turn into a new restaurant.
Prezzo is looking to open up in Fleet, just yards away from other pizza restaurants

Council could decide on KFC plan next month

An existing KFC drive-through and restaurant, similar to the one that could be built in Aldershot
A public consultation has now concluded into KFC’s application to open a drive-through restaurant in North Close, off North Lane

Man detained after night time flat fire

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and detained under the Mental Health Act after setting fire to a kitchen in Fleet

Signs of squatters at pub outbuildings destroyed by inferno

Firefighters investigating blaze in buildings behind vacant Lord Campbell pub in Aldershot find evidence of drug use and human excrement

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

An existing KFC drive-through and restaurant, similar to the one that could be built in Aldershot

Council could decide on KFC drive-through proposal next month

A public consultation has now concluded into KFC’s application to open a drive-through restaurant in North Close, off North Lane

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

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

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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

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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

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RAF veteran searches for his lost owl

Fire crews tackle the blaze in Priory Street

Explosions heard by neighbours of workshop fire

Flats evacuated after fire breaks out in kitchen

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