A group of mothers and their supporters have staged a protest today against planned cuts to children's centres in Hampshire. The parents in Basingstoke want the council to rethink proposals to slash more than £20 million from the budget. The plan is to close all 54 children's centres and replace them with 11 hubs to help streamline services and save money. Kate Bunkall reports.
The interviewee is Catherine Overden, the organiser.
An inquest is due to open into the deaths of a couple who died when their light aircraft crashed in Hampshire.
Lewis Tonkinson and his wife Sally were travelling from Bembridge on the Isle of Wight when the aeroplane came down near Popham Airfield near Basingstoke in January last year.
Their son survived the crash.
A murder investigation has begun after a man was left injured in the road in Basingstoke.
Officers were called to an address in Benham Road at half past five this morning. He was taken to hospital but later died. A 22-year-old man has been arrested.
Police want to talk to two people caught on CCTV after jewellery was stolen from the Pandora Store in Basingstoke. It happened on the 22nd of February at around 3pm. A tray of charms, bracelets and necklaces were taken from the shop in Festival Place. The charms alone were worth £1500. Any witnesses or anyone who recognises the couple are asked to call PC Aiden Blackwell in Basingstoke on 101.
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
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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.