Free parking boost for shoppers this Small Business Saturday

Red Lion car park_website
[Nov 28, 2023]
Shoppers will get a festive boost with free parking at council-operated car parks while supporting small and independent businesses this Small Business Saturday.

Targeted clean-up to improve key gateway to Basingstoke

Sweeper town centre_website
[Nov 27, 2023]
A key entrance to Basingstoke town centre has been given a new lease of life as part of a project to ensure the area is looking its best.

Basingstoke & Deane Today out now!

B&D winter 2023 edition_website
[Nov 27, 2023]
The latest issue of our residents’ publication Basingstoke & Deane Today is out now, giving updates what is happening in the borough and information on services the council provides.

More money to enhance borough’s parks and play areas

The Lime Pits play area_website
[Nov 23, 2023]
Play areas and parks in the borough are set to upgrade or replace worn out or broken equipment if the council agrees to proposals to more than double the money to maintain and repair them.

Council announces new partner with sights set on growing opportunities to play tennis

Stratton Park Tennis Courts_website
[Nov 23, 2023]
Residents in the borough are set to benefit from more opportunities to improve their health and wellbeing through tennis following the announcement of a new contract to run two council-owned tennis facilities.

Councils’ drive to cut carbon for bin collections

Bin collections_website
[Nov 17, 2023]
Rubbish and recycling bin collections are set to get greener thanks to a drive from the council and Hart District Council to cut carbon emissions.

New fund to support rural communities and businesses to thrive

Silchester playing field_website
[Nov 07, 2023]
Community organisations and businesses can apply for capital funding for projects to support rural areas of the borough, following the launch of a new fund.

Cabinet set to finalise Manydown land deal as next step to development

Manydown aerial_website
[Nov 03, 2023]
The final steps to close the deal to buy land at Manydown, enabling development to start there, are set to be agreed by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet.

Improved sports play for Stratton Park

Stratton Park Tennis Courts_website
[Oct 27, 2023]
New facilities designed to encourage people to be more active have been a big hit with users at Stratton Park.

Council support to help keep South Ham community activities running

Westside Community Centre_website
[Oct 26, 2023]
Vital community services and activities for people in South Ham are continuing to take place thanks to the hard work of Westside Community Association, with support from the council.

Supporting community and voluntary groups to strengthen their services

Community centre_website
[Oct 25, 2023]
More than 20 community and voluntary groups across the borough are now benefitting from £188,000 of funding from the council to strengthen their organisations.

Plan to improve borough’s biodiversity

[Oct 25, 2023]
An ambitious plan to lead in protecting and enhancing biodiversity in the borough is being drawn up as part of the council’s commitment to tackle the ecological emergency.

Delivering more affordable homes at the heart of ambitious housing strategy

Chapel Hill_website
[Oct 20, 2023]
Driving forward the delivery of affordable homes, with a focus on social rented homes, is a key pledge as part of an ambitious update to the council’s housing strategy.

Cabinet agrees refocused action plan for the borough council

[Oct 11, 2023]
An updated plan refocusing the key priorities and actions for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council over the next four years has been agreed.

Pledge to drive forward the delivery of much-needed affordable homes

Chapel Hill_website
[Oct 11, 2023]
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Cabinet has pledged to make delivering more affordable homes a priority, with a focus on social rented homes.

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