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In a bid to protect the borough’s future economic wellbeing, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is proposing to remove permitted development rights for the change of use of buildings from commercial to residential at its key business parks at Basing View, Chineham Business Park and Hampshire International Business Park.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s dog warden Laura Yeates has been awarded gold for the fourth year running in recognition of her tireless work with stray animals.
The Easter School Holidays are almost upon us, parents and carers will be searching for things to do with the children, we have one outstanding opportunity for good clean entertainment in the fresh air right in our midst.
Local people are getting the opportunity to give their views on the future of Overton conservation area at a public consultation.
People in Basingstoke and Deane are being asked to help shape what the borough will look like in the future as part of the Horizon 2050 project.
The borough is set to benefit from an infrastructure boost of up to £21 million after an independent examination into the council’s proposals to introduce a charge on new development in the area found them ‘appropriate’.
Proposals for a balanced budget to protect services, invest in a bright future, keep council tax low and support people who are vulnerable, has been agreed for consultation by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet.
After six long weeks, the date is nearly here - soon, all the kids will be going back to school. For some, this means a sigh of relief after a stressful period of looking for childcare and keeping them entertained. For others, the stress isn't yet over as the back-to-school period can be just as bad a time as any other. However, we have some tips so the whole process can be simple and pain-free.
August Late Bank Holiday
August Late Bank Holiday
Ever since the first recognised bank holiday in 1871, the British public has enjoyed hundreds of these ‘bonus’ days off with no work.
They might have been gone out of fashion somewhat a few years ago, but picnics are making a big comeback. Plenty of high-end shops are now stocking picnic baskets for those looking for a traditional experience that reminds them of their childhood.
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