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Opening doors to low cost home ownership at free council event
[May 26, 2023]
Residents across Basingstoke and Deane can find out more about low cost home ownership opportunities at a free council-run event in June.
New Leader and Cabinet at borough council after administration change
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[May 18, 2023]
Cllr Paul Harvey has been elected as Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s new Leader. His appointment came after the elections on Thursday 4 May resulted in no party having a voting majority.
Cllr David Leeks elected as the new Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane
[May 12, 2023]
Cllr David Leeks is the new Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane following a Mayor Making ceremony at the Civic Offices on Thursday 11 May.
Mayor awards community champions
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[May 12, 2023]
Basingstoke and Deane’s outgoing Mayor Cllr Paul Miller has honoured community champions, a local business and young people to thank them for their outstanding service to the borough.
Grant scheme re-opens to support community organisations to thrive
[May 10, 2023]
Community and voluntary groups across Basingstoke and Deane can now apply for grants to strengthen their organisations and enable them to respond to changing needs in their communities.
A free, family trail fit for a king
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[May 03, 2023]
Families visiting Basingstoke town centre can enjoy another free, augmented reality story trail this month (May).
Communities benefit from £70,000 of council funding
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[Mar 23, 2023]
Community organisations across the borough have benefited from £70,000 of funding thanks to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Councillor Community Grants Scheme.
Dates announced for this year’s flourishing Basingstoke Festival
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[Mar 23, 2023]
Basingstoke Festival will return this summer to bring the best of the local, national and international arts to residents and visitors, running from Friday 23 June until Sunday 9 July.
New team to help the borough go green
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[Mar 22, 2023]
Carbon-busting specialists will be taking to the streets of the borough as part of a new initiative to support people and businesses to take more action on climate change.
Funding to boost vital work of community and voluntary groups
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[Mar 22, 2023]
Over £2.1 million of funding from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council will support a wide range of different activities, projects and facilities led by community and voluntary sector groups to benefit residents of all ages in the coming year.
Major track improvements near finishing line
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[Mar 21, 2023]
Athletes in the borough are set to benefit from new facilities following the completion of work to improve the athletics facilities at Down Grange Sports Complex.
Financial support to heat homes expanded to more residents
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[Mar 20, 2023]
Residents of Basingstoke and Deane without a direct relationship with a domestic electricity supplier can now access £400 to support household bills, through government support delivered by the council.
Change to summer bin collection times
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[Mar 14, 2023]
Rubbish and recycling bins in Basingstoke and Deane will be collected earlier during the summer months as part of a move to reduce potential disruptions caused by hot weather.
New play area for Lime Pits
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[Mar 06, 2023]
Work to create a new play area for the Lime Pits in Old Basing is set to start this spring.
Solar study offers array of benefits
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[Mar 03, 2023]
Almost 10% of the electricity used in Basingstoke and Deane could be generated by rooftop solar panels on business and community buildings, a new study has revealed.

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