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Most read: top 10 stories on Get Hampshire in 2013

The most popular and widely read stories from Get Hampshire over the past 12 months

Firefighters tackle a blaze in Aldershot High Street

From bouts of dramatic weather to Aldershot Town FC's fight for survival and the battle over the future of the Tumbledown Dick in Farnborough, we present our top 10 most read stories for 2013.

1 - In pictures: aftermath of St Jude storm

Roads were left flooded and trees were brought crashing down on top of cars after winds battered the area and rain lashed down at the end of October.

2 - Costco bringing 160 jobs to Farnborough

A branch of the international warehouse chain was opened at Farnborough Business Park in July.

3 - Christmas gales had 'more serious impact' than St Jude storm

Heavy rain and winds of around 70mph battered Hampshire, bringing Christmas travel disruption and 90,000 power cuts.

4 - As it happened: Tumbledown Dick planning meeting

We reported live from Rushmoor Borough Council in October, as a controversial application to convert the popular old Farnborough pub into a McDonald's restaurant was approved.

5 - Tumbledown Dick's past, present and future - in pictures

A look at the history of the site and the plans McDonald's has for the future.

6 - Church Crookham and Fleet nostalgia on Facebook

Memories of the 1970s and 80s were rekindled via a page on the social networking site.

7 - Fire tackled in Aldershot High Street

Significant damage was caused when a blaze broke out above the Service Insurance Bureau and Flower Shop in April.

8 - Aldershot Town forges new deal with Chelsea FC

Shots were saved from extinction this summer when a money-spinning deal with the Premier League giants helped bring the club out of administration.

9 - In pictures: Remembrance Sunday services

Residents fell silent for two minutes to remember those who lost their lives in conflicts past and present.

10 - Aldershot seasonal charity calendar winners announced

Photographs to represent the town through the seasons were selected.




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