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Beggarwood Bookworms 0

Beggarwood Bookworms

Anne Marie and I decided to launch the Beggarwood Bookworms in October from our love of a good book and a natter. We are both trustees of the Hatch Warren and Beggarwood community association...

Local volunteers collecting for Basingstoke and area 0

Local volunteers collecting for Basingstoke and area

The Hampshire/Basingstoke branch of the UK’s oldest armed forces charity SSAFA will be out in force again in 2019 commencing with The Basingstoke Festival of Transport at The Memorial Park in May 2019 and...

Volunteers Needed to Help Change Lives in Basingstoke 0

Volunteers Needed to Help Change Lives in Basingstoke

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association needs volunteers in Basingstoke to help improve the confidence and independence of visually impaired people. Some of those hoping for a volunteer have been waiting for many...

St. Michael’s Hospice appoints new CEO: Iain Cameron 0

St. Michael’s Hospice appoints new CEO: Iain Cameron

St. Michael’s Hospice in Basingstoke is delighted to announce that Acting Chief Executive, Iain Cameron, has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Hospice, replacing retiring Chief Executive Dave Monkman, as of November 5th,...

Kempshott Conservation Group 0

Kempshott Conservation Group

Young Arachnophiles (Spider lovers) descend on Down Grange Meadow On 29th September we hosted a kids “Bug Hunt” as part of “Green Week” organised by the Council.  We arranged something similar for “Love Parks...

Hatch Warren Runners 0

Hatch Warren Runners

We need to (run and) talk about…mental health The 10th October was a special club run. A huge number of us paired-up with a fellow member we didn’t know so well to run, talk...

Basingstoke Civil Service Retirement Fellowship 0

Basingstoke Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

At the meeting on 7th November there was a Christmas themed “Bring and Buy Sale” which raised £105 towards the new sound system. David Cowling, the Chairman welcomed everyone and thanked them for making...

Basingstoke Cats Protection 0

Basingstoke Cats Protection

Annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday 24th November from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Viables Craft Centre. There’ll be lots of stalls to browse and things to tempt you! We’ll have our 2019 diaries and...

The Man Who Made Meccano (and Hornby trains and Dinky toys) 0

The Man Who Made Meccano (and Hornby trains and Dinky toys)

Everyone put their hands up to the question – who had played with some of the brand names in this heading? The man behind such famous products, Frank Hornby, was the subject of a...

Hatch Warren Beggarwood Cycling Club 0

Hatch Warren Beggarwood Cycling Club

At Hatch Warren Beggarwood Cycling Club one of our big goals is to get everyone on their bike, whether you are someone that can easily climb the biggest mountain to those just getting back...