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Invitation to Hustings Q&A on Weds 21 Apr @ 7pm for Council Elections 0

Invitation to Hustings Q&A on Weds 21 Apr @ 7pm for Council Elections

The first council elections for 2 years are upon us. And, on May 6th, we will choose most of the councillors who will be in power for the next 3 years. These will be...

Volunteering testimonial from the Boaz Project- ‘Learning and Working Together’ 0

Volunteering testimonial from the Boaz Project- ‘Learning and Working Together’

Galina was made redundant in September 2019 from her role as a project manager with a large bank, and before returning to professional employment she volunteered at the Boaz Project, a therapeutic work environment...

Basingstoke Foodbank – supporting local people out of crisis 0

Basingstoke Foodbank – supporting local people out of crisis

With the help of volunteers from churches and the community, Basingstoke Foodbank continues to reach out to people in need throughout the region.  Over double the number of people were fed in 2020 compared...

Camrose Centre for Homeless and Vulnerably Housed people in Basingstoke 0

Camrose Centre for Homeless and Vulnerably Housed people in Basingstoke

Thanks to the amazing staff at GO Outdoors Basingstoke who went above and beyond recently when we went to purchase boots for our clients only to find our voucher had expired! We had been gifted the...

Hampshire Together: Building a better network of care 0

Hampshire Together: Building a better network of care

The ambition of the Hampshire Together programme goes beyond building a new hospital to serve north and mid Hampshire – the aim is to give local people a truly joined-up system of NHS and...

Isolation busting group launched 0

Isolation busting group launched

Peter and Margaret Humphreys are a Basingstoke couple who have suffered from tinnitus for many years and it has got worse as they have got older. Tinnitus is the name for noises in your...

Local Basingstoke Business Owner and Podcast Host Matt Holman helping to improve the conversation of Mental Health in 2021. Talking Mental Health for 24 Hours. 0

Local Basingstoke Business Owner and Podcast Host Matt Holman helping to improve the conversation of Mental Health in 2021. Talking Mental Health for 24 Hours.

Matthew Holman, a local Basingstoke resident from birth and owner of Mental Health training and consulting company Simpila Healthy Solutions (www.simpila.com), and Podcast Host – ‘Matt Holman Talks Mental Health’ is planning a talking...

Tougher penalties for dog-fouling offenders 0

Tougher penalties for dog-fouling offenders

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is cracking down on dog owners who fail to clear up after their pet has fouled in a public space by introducing tougher penalties.  Anybody caught not cleaning up...

Julian House calls on public to Sleep-Out at home as COVID forces change to the ‘Big Basingstoke Sleep-Out’ 0

Julian House calls on public to Sleep-Out at home as COVID forces change to the ‘Big Basingstoke Sleep-Out’

After the disappointing postponement of Julian House’s Big Basingstoke Sleep-Out 2019, due to the first national lockdown for Covid-19 in March last year, the charity will be running this year’s Big Sleep-Out as an...