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Life in prison for man who strangled mother

Geoffrey Hobbis strangled his mother Barbara in their Fleet bungalow after a row over a phone bill

Narrow escape after car smashes through hairdresser window

Owner of Hair First in Farnborough had the fright of her life when car drove through glass front

Man charged following death of Farnborough school teacher

Farnborough Hill physics teacher Robbie Schofield died in a motorcycle accident on June 13.
Stephen Browning, 33, from Farnborough, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following death of Farnborough Hill teacher Robbie Schofield

Man electrocuted and killed at Camberley railway station

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Emergency services who were called to reports that a man had been electrocuted at Camberley station found the body of a 24-year-old from Aldershot at the scene

Downton actress to star in hard-hitting charity play

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Fleet's Raquel Cassidy, who plays Phyllis Baxter, to feature in play about people trafficking and domestic violence
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Farnborough woman arrested in raids by terrorism police

The 23-year-old woman from Farnborough was arrested on suspicion of commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

Pensioner suffers head injuries in attack on train

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Platforms were closed at Weybridge station following the incident on board a service from Basingstoke

Man charged with Adam Cadman murder as Farnborough pair in court accused of robbery

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Three people now facing charges after 32-year-old from Alton died in hospital

Council News

Controversial Farnborough abattoir causes a stink

The Sherborne Road facility has seen a recent increase in use since the closure of a Basingstoke abattoir

Free parking plans for Fleet slammed as 'empty promise'

Council officers say problems have emerged over plans for 30 minutes’ free parking after 6pm and on Sundays in Fleet car parks

Tumbledown Dick's transformation into McDonald's is complete

The look of the new Farnborough McDonald's, which keeps elements of the former Tumbledown Dick pub, has been revealed
Former Farnborough pub's change of use was permitted last October despite a long-running campaign to keep it

Council stance on housing development is 'abuse of taxpayers' money'

Hart District Council's deputy leader Brian Burchfield fears a planning appeal over a 300-home development in Church Crookham could eventually cost the council £180,000

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Police chief launches survey as he starts business crime crackdown

Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes is planning to target business crime and wants to know what types of crime have been committed against businesses

Phones 4u administration sees more than a dozen local stores shut

Loss of contracts with Vodafone and EE sees mobile phone provider call in administrators

Construction site noise 'affecting health'

Noise from building work at a self-storage warehouse in Aldershot is said to have caused neighbouring employees headaches

Deadline looms for Inspire Business Awards entries

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Businesses in Hart and Rushmoor have a week left to enter The Inspire Business Awards, split into 13 categories
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Board of school governors sacked after damning Ofsted report

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

A-level results 2014: Everything you need to know

See the national A-level results picture here with our handy graphs and charts

A-level results day 2014

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Youngsters gathered at schools, alongside their parents and teachers, to find out their A-level results

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