Police have issued CCTV of two men who may have witnessed at assault in Basingstoke on Christmas Day and could hold vital information about the attacker. A 28-year-old man working as a security steward at the taxi rank at Alpha Cars in Joices Yard was attacked by another man who pulled him over some railings and then punched him in the head several times.
The assault happened in the early hours of December 25th and left the victim with lumps and bruising to the back of his head. The attacker is described as in his mid twenties of mixed race, around 5ft 6 inches tall and slim with curly hair.
The two men shown in the CCTV were in Joices Yard at the time. Police are now trying to trace them and are asking anyone who knows who they are or the men themselves to get in touch.
A father from Basingstoke has raised nearly £45,000 for a charity which cared for his terminally ill son.
Mike Wilson took the internet by storm when he posted a video of himself surprising Jayden dressed as spiderman.
The six year old passed away just over a year ago.
Since then his family have been raising money for Naomi House.
A man from Basingstoke has been jailed for more than seven years after being found guilty of raping a woman.
Samuel Tweddle who's 23, of Kings Road, was sentenced at Winchester Crown Court.
A jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts on the five counts that Tweddle had denied, which included a single count of rape, three counts of sexual assault and one of witness intimidation.
The offence took place in the early hours of Sunday, July 5th this year in a car on the Houndmills industrial estate in Basingstoke.
“This was a vicious and predatory attack against a lone female by a male who knew her.
“Sexual offences are treated very seriously by Hampshire Constabulary and we will investigate, charge and convict criminals responsible for such offending.
“The victim has shown great courage throughout this process and I hope that she can now move on from this terrible ordeal.”
More than three hundred jobs have been created with the opening of a new John Lewis and Waitrose store in Basingstoke.
It's the biggest shop including both names in the country and is a flagship development for the town's redevelopped Basing view site
Services run by the Trust which looks after the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester have been rated good by inspectors.Read the full story ›
Police have named a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Basingstoke on Sunday (November 1) as Jamie Andrew Hill.
Mr Hill, of of Sycamore Way, Basingstoke, died when his motorcycle was in collision with a white Nissan car at the junction of Oakridge Road and Sherbourne Road.
A cyclist has been attacked by a gang of men as he rode his BMX through a Basingstoke park. It's believed he was assaulted by around 6 to 7 men as he made his way through the underpass from Whistlers Close leading to the War Memorial Park. One group member attacked the man causing him to fall off his bike. He was then kicked in the head. The man managed to get back on his bike and ride away from his attackers. He suffered serious injuries to his face including a fractured cheek bone. He was treated at the North Hampshire Hospital and is now recovering at home.
One group member is described as white, in his early 20s and about 5ft 10in with a medium, muscular build. He is said to have short light brown hair and was wearing a blue jumper and black trousers.
Another group member is described as black and in his late teens or early 20s with his hair styled in several tight plaits tied across his head. He was shorter and of a smaller build and was wearing black trousers and a black jumper.
Detective Constable Donna Free said: “I am appealing to anyone who saw a group of men in and around this area yesterday evening. Or if anyone knows of a group of men who visit this area often. I want to reassure the public that this is a rare occurrence; however the incident has left the victim with serious injuries to his face. If you think you can help identify these men, please get in contact immediately.”
Parking attendants in Basingstoke are being given new powers to crack down on disabled blue badge parking fraud.Read the full story ›
A woman was left badly bruised after being attacked in her own home by a man claiming to be a charity collector.Read the full story ›
Police have issued a warning after the theft of a large amount of drugs during a break-in at a veterinary surgery in Hampshire.
Barbiturates and opiates were stolen in the burglary at GP Vets in Worting Road, Basingstoke, overnight on Friday.
Among the drugs taken was a substance used to euthanise animals, which could prove fatal if taken in small quantities by a human.