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View tonight's committee meeting

view tonight's committee meeting image
[Feb 26, 2024]
Human Resources Committee meeting 26 February 2024 at 6.30pm

Let's Glow returns to brighten up Basingstoke

Let's Glow snail_website
[Feb 07, 2024]
An interactive trail will give visitors the chance to see Basingstoke town centre in a new light this February half term.

Sadness at death of former Mayor and Leader Jack Evans

Cllr Jack Evans_website
[Jan 29, 2024]
The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane has announced the death of Jack Evans, a former Mayor, Leader of the council and borough councillor, who passed away on Wednesday 27 December 2023.

Investing in the borough’s community pride

Community support_website
[Jan 23, 2024]
Community and voluntary organisations and groups in the borough can apply for funding to deliver projects to improve the quality of life and environment for residents.

Borough to remember victims of genocides

Holocaust Memorial Day_website
[Jan 23, 2024]
A short service to remember the victims of the Holocaust and other acts of genocide is set to take place.

Help to purchase low cost homes in the borough

Low cost home ownership_website
[Jan 12, 2024]
Residents across Basingstoke and Deane can find out more about opportunities to own their own home at a free council-run event this month.

Tribute to Marilyn Tucker former Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane

Cllr Marilyn Tucker_website
[Jan 08, 2024]
The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane has led the borough’s tributes to Marilyn Tucker, a former Mayor, borough, county and parish councillor, who has died at the age of 84.

Christmas opening hours

Christmas opening hours
[Dec 22, 2023]
The council offices will be closed from 4.30pm on Friday 22 December 2023 until 8.30am on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Be tree wise again this Christmas

Christmas tree recycling_website
[Dec 21, 2023]
Residents are being encouraged to be tree-mendous this January and recycle their real Christmas trees with Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Changes to bin collections over the festive period

Snowy bins_website
[Dec 21, 2023]
Residents across Basingstoke and Deane and Hart are being reminded that there will be changes to bin collection days over the festive period.

Cabinet set to move forward to consult on borough’s Local Plan Update

Basingstoke aerial_website
[Dec 19, 2023]
The framework that will guide development and planning decisions in the borough until 2040 is set to be approved for public consultation early next year.

Free help to stay warm for less

Thermostat_website
[Dec 13, 2023]
Every household in the borough can now get free help to keep their home warm, save money on energy bills and cut their carbon footprint.

Land at Watermill Bridge, Andover Road, Wash Water Public Inquiry

planning matters
[Dec 11, 2023]
A planning inquiry related to Land At Watermill Bridge is to be held as an in person event with the facility to participate virtually on 12 December 2023 for a duration of 6 days.

Putting the sing into BaSINGstoke this Christmas

Mayor's Carol Service 2022_1222_website
[Nov 29, 2023]
Basingstoke is set to hit the high notes this Christmas as the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane’s annual Christmas Carol Service returns to welcome the Christmas season.

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.

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.

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.

'Change The Story' for women and girls this White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon logo_website
[Nov 20, 2023]
Men and boys across the borough are being encouraged to #ChangeTheStory and help to reduce violence against women and girls.

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.

Getting into the Christmas spirit this Festive Friday

Christmas Willis Museum_website
[Nov 10, 2023]
Love Basingstoke Presents will be spreading Christmas cheer at the Top of the Town on Friday 17 November between 5pm and 8pm.

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.

Borough set to remember the fallen

Poppy wreaths_website
[Nov 06, 2023]
The borough is set to remember and honour the service and sacrifices of the armed forces at special events over remembrance weekend, led by the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr David Leeks.

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.

Storm Ciarán hitting the South East

Yellow warning sign_website
[Nov 01, 2023]
Storm Ciarán is due to arrive in the south of England today bringing the possibility of heavy rain and high winds to the borough. You can find information and advice on severe weather, including any disruption to our services, here.

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

Wildflowers_website
[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.

Staying safe this autumn

CSPOs summer_website
[Oct 24, 2023]
Halloween and Bonfire Night will soon be with us and to help keep the borough safe the council is launching its annual Autumn Nights campaign.

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.

Borough comes together to mark World Homeless Day

Real Change collection box_website
[Oct 11, 2023]
Basingstoke and Deane came together to raise awareness of homelessness and all of its complexities and how everyone can play their part to mark World Homeless Day.

Cabinet agrees refocused action plan for the borough council

Deanes_website
[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.

New fund to support pride in the borough

Money_website
[Oct 10, 2023]
Community and voluntary organisations and groups in the borough can now apply for funding to deliver projects to improve the quality of life and environment for residents.

Spooky family fun for free in Basingstoke town centre this half term

October half term doodle_website
[Oct 09, 2023]
Visitors to Basingstoke town centre can mix a magic potion, get creative during a slime workshop and join in lots more Halloween-themed arts and crafts during the October half term.

Council set to mark Black History Month

Black History Month_website
[Sep 28, 2023]
The start of Black History Month will be marked by the council next week with a series of events and activities to celebrate the Black communities in the borough.

Council calls to keep tougher dog fouling fines

Dog fouling_website
[Sep 27, 2023]
People are being asked to give their views on whether the council should continue to fine dog owners who don’t clear up after their pets.

Call for inquiry over sale of three GP surgeries in Basingstoke

Stethoscope_website
[Sep 22, 2023]
The leaders of the council have called for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board to carry out an inquiry into the company running three of the borough’s GP surgeries.

Supporting residents to find a home

Two women on sofa_website
[Sep 19, 2023]
Plans to invest an additional £130,000 for the council’s housing service to ensure residents are supported to find a home have been approved.

Call to keep Basingstoke railway station ticket office

Basingstoke train station sign_website
[Sep 18, 2023]
The Leader and Co-Leader of the council have called on rail operators to keep Basingstoke station’s ticket office open.

Call to pilot new way of deterring nuisance car noise in Basingstoke

Car_website
[Sep 15, 2023]
A bid to become a pilot area for new anti-nuisance cameras has been launched by the council, as part of efforts to reduce excessive vehicle noise.

Colourful mural transforms town centre railway bridge

Vyne Road painting_0923_website
[Sep 14, 2023]
A Basingstoke town centre railway bridge has been given a new lease of life as part of a colourful arts project.

Basingstoke Variety Show returns for its 22nd performance

Theatre4Kids_website
[Sep 13, 2023]
Theatre goers are in for an evening of magical entertainment as the Basingstoke Variety Show returns to raise the roof at The Anvil.

Solar power for more community centres under new plans

Solar panels_website
[Sep 12, 2023]
A pledge to power more community centres with solar panels to cut carbon and improve air quality has been announced by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Council challenges government to match local climate ambitions

Cllr Chris Tomblin_website
[Sep 04, 2023]
The Cabinet member responsible for climate change at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has challenged the government to take greater action in line with the local commitment to make the area carbon neutral by 2030.

Council teams lead the pack in animal welfare

Freddie, Gemma and Honey_website
[Sep 04, 2023]
Animals and lost dogs in the borough receive the best possible care according to the RSPCA after it awarded PawPrint Awards to the council’s stray dog service and licensing team.

Call for government funding to tackle fuel poverty and cut carbon

Cllr Paul Harvey_website
[Sep 01, 2023]
The Leader of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is calling for the government to help more people to improve the energy efficiency of their homes so they do not face fuel poverty and cut their carbon emissions.

Plan to slow down house building unveiled

Cllr Andy Konieczko
[Aug 30, 2023]
Slowing down the number of new houses being built in Basingstoke and Deane is being proposed by the borough council’s new Cabinet to give infrastructure, facilities and services the chance to catch up.

Cabinet set to pledge half a million pound investment for cleaner streets

Ops team cleaning streets_website
[Aug 25, 2023]
Plans to invest more than half a million pounds to deliver an enhanced service to keep the borough’s streets clean, tidy and litter free are set to be agreed by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s new Cabinet.

Targeted action to work more closely with housing providers

Deanes
[Aug 24, 2023]
A new role will be created to strengthen relationships with housing providers as part of the council’s drive to improve housing standards and support residents to address issues with their homes.

Proposals for community to take ownership of village facility

Kingsclere sign_website
[Aug 24, 2023]
A community interest group look set to be given the chance to breathe new life into a historic Kingsclere building, if agreed by councillors next month.

Carbon-busting specialists take to the streets

Green Team_website
[Aug 18, 2023]
Residents and businesses in the borough now have greater support to cut their emissions and tackle the climate emergency as a new team of carbon-busting specialists takes to the streets of the borough today (Friday 18 August).

Thousands raised for people affected by Oakridge Road fire

oakridge fire_0523 website
[Aug 17, 2023]
Over £12,000 has been raised as part of a community fundraising effort to support residents affected by a fire that destroyed a number of homes in Oakridge.

Car park charges removed at Whitchurch car park

Bell Street Whitchurch car park_website
[Aug 14, 2023]
People using Bell Street car park in Whitchurch will no longer have to pay for parking thanks to a decision by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s new Cabinet to remove charging.

Keeping our borough safe this summer

CSPOs summer_website
[Aug 10, 2023]
Community safety patrol officers at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council have launched a Safer Summer campaign aiming to tackle antisocial behaviour during the summer months.

Free Fri-YAY fun in Basingstoke town centre this August

Fri-YAY fun_website
[Aug 03, 2023]
Children of all ages will be able to enjoy a host of free Friday activities in Basingstoke town centre this August.

Taking action on fraud to protect the council’s budget

Money_website
[Aug 01, 2023]
More than £250,000 of fraud and error has been uncovered in the past year following investigative work to ensure money continues to benefit residents across the borough.

Making a green sweep

Biofuel sweeper July 2023_website
[Jul 25, 2023]
Keeping the borough’s streets clean and tidy is becoming more carbon friendly as six further sweeper vehicles swap diesel for low-emissions biofuel.

Making sure you are registered to vote

Annual canvass_website
[Jul 25, 2023]
Households across the borough will be contacted throughout the summer by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to ensure their details are correct on the electoral register as part of the annual canvass.

Carbon-cutting refill cups return for Plastic Free July

Sustainable Basingstoke reusable coffee mug
[Jul 21, 2023]
More people will be able to pick up a free reusable cup to reduce single-use plastic waste and cut carbon as more cafes and coffee shops join a popular initiative this month.

Green Flag success for three borough parks

Councillor Gavin James and council officers holding a Green Flag Award 2023/24 flag at Beggarwood Park.
[Jul 19, 2023]
A third popular park in Basingstoke has been awarded prestigious Green Flag status, putting them among the best green spaces in the UK.

Car parking charges to be removed at Eastrop Park

Eastrop park bandstand
[Jul 17, 2023]
People enjoying Eastrop Park will have no limit on how long they can park for free, thanks to a decision by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s new Cabinet to stop charging for parking.

Scheme to support the cost of living re-opens

Cost of living assistance fund news reel
[Jul 05, 2023]
A scheme to support residents facing financial difficulties due to the cost of living has re-opened for applications.

Call to end new housing figure ‘planning straitjacket’

Local Plan release July 2023
[Jul 04, 2023]
The new Cabinet at the borough council has called for the government to end the uncertainty about how many new homes will be built in the borough in the years to come.

Final festival weekend will be fun for the whole family

Festival 2023 weekend 3
[Jul 03, 2023]
Interactive dance, storytelling adventures and immersive water show are among the performances set to bring the curtain down on Basingstoke Festival 2023.

New £300,000 council funding for community buildings

Community facility funding
[Jun 30, 2023]
Community and voluntary organisations can now apply for grants to enhance, modernise and improve their facilities thanks to new funding available.

Statements of Accounts published

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[Jun 29, 2023]
The unaudited Statement of Accounts for 2022/23 has been published and is available for inspection.

Win prizes and cut carbon by walking and cycling

Slide2
[Jun 27, 2023]
People can win prizes for walking and cycling more often to cut their carbon footprints as part of a new competition starting next month.

Festival fun continues this weekend

Slide3
[Jun 26, 2023]
Basingstoke Festival is set to deliver more summer fun throughout its second weekend with free theatre, dance, storytelling and art for everyone to enjoy.

Basingstoke marks National Windrush Day

National Windrush Day
[Jun 22, 2023]
National Windrush Day was marked in Basingstoke today (Thursday 22 June) on the 75th anniversary of the key moment in the nation’s history.

Have your say on how and when you are consulted on planning matters

Planning matters
[Jun 19, 2023]
Residents, businesses and interest groups are being invited to give their views on how they would like to be involved in the council’s planning process.

Get inspired to make a change this Basingstoke Green Week

Get inspired Green Week
[Jun 13, 2023]
There is still time to get involved with events across the borough this week to celebrate local action to tackle climate change and protect nature.

Councillor grant scheme to support community projects

Grant scheme re-opens to support community organisations to thrive
[Jun 13, 2023]
Community groups and organisations can now apply for funding for small-scale local initiatives following this year’s launch of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Councillor Community Grant Scheme.

Mayor’s Flag raising and Drumhead service to launch Armed Forces Week

	Mayor’s Flag raising and Drumhead service to launch Armed Forces Week
[Jun 08, 2023]
A flag-raising ceremony and Drumhead service will mark the start of Armed Forces Week later this month.

New Lime Pits play area now open

New Lime Pits play area now open
[Jun 07, 2023]
A new play area at the Lime Pits in Old Basing is now open for families to enjoy.

All welcome at Mayor’s Coronation Civic Service

All welcome at Mayor’s Coronation Civic Service
[Jun 05, 2023]
Residents are invited to join the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr David Leeks at a civic service to mark the King’s Coronation on Sunday 11 June 2023.

Week-long celebration of climate action begins next week

Week-long celebration of climate action begins next week
[Jun 02, 2023]
Basingstoke Green Week and the national Great Big Green Week start next Saturday (10 June) as a celebration of local action to tackle climate change and protect nature.

Fund set up for people affected by Oakridge Road fire

Fund set up for people affected by Oakridge Road fire
[May 31, 2023]
A fund has been launched for people wanting to help those affected by the fire that destroyed homes in Basingstoke.

Free sustainable refillable cup project under way

Free sustainable refillable cup project under way
[May 31, 2023]
Coffee lovers and tea enthusiasts visiting Basingstoke town centre can pick up a free reusable cup to help reduce waste and cut carbon under a new scheme.

Opening doors to low cost home ownership at free council event

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

New Leader and Cabinet at borough council after administration change
[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

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

Mayors award community champion
[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

Councillor grant scheme to support community projects
[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

Free family trail fit for a king
[May 03, 2023]
Families visiting Basingstoke town centre can enjoy another free, augmented reality story trail this month (May).

A free, family Easter trail comes to Basingstoke

A free, family Easter trail comes to Basingstoke
[Apr 06, 2023]
This Easter holiday families in Basingstoke town centre are able to enjoy a free, augmented reality story trail.

Dates announced for this year’s flourishing Basingstoke Festival

Festival logo_colour
[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.

Communities benefit from £70,000 of council funding

Money - coins
[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.

Mayor and Mayoress to take part in The Big Basingstoke Sleep out

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[Mar 22, 2023]
The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Paul Miller and the Mayoress Sandra Miller will be raising awareness of homelessness this weekend, as they take part in the Julian House Big Basingstoke Sleep out.

New team to help the borough go green

GettyImages-866018968 team work hands
[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

community cafe coffee
[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.

More support for those helping residents with the cost of living

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[Mar 22, 2023]
Local community groups and charities supporting Basingstoke and Deane residents struggling with the cost of living are to be offered even more help by the council.

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.

Funding agreed for refurbishment at The Anvil and The Haymarket

The Anvil
[Mar 21, 2023]
A multi-million pound package of refurbishment work for The Anvil and The Haymarket has been agreed to ensure that two of the borough’s key cultural buildings are fit for the future.

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.

Do you know a young person who deserves a Mayor’s award?

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[Mar 17, 2023]
Local people, community groups, schools and organisations are invited to nominate young people who have made a difference in their community for a Mayor’s Celebration of Basingstoke Youth Award.

Cracking down on littering

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[Mar 15, 2023]
People who drop rubbish are the focus of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s latest antisocial behaviour campaign.

Change to summer bin collection times

Bins_0722 (2)
[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.

Community’s work on neighbourhood plan praised by Mayor

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[Mar 07, 2023]
The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Paul Miller hosted a special reception to mark the council's adoption of the East Woodhay Neighbourhood Plan.

New play area for Lime Pits

The Lime Pits_0622 (7)
[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

Solar panels on roof
[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.

New grant scheme to help communities celebrate the Coronation

Bunting
[Mar 02, 2023]
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has launched the King’s Coronation Fund, a new grant scheme to encourage community and voluntary groups and businesses across the borough to host events.

Great Wolf Resorts explores bringing an indoor water park resort to Basingstoke

Great Wolf indoor waterpark
[Feb 27, 2023]
A major US-based leisure operator has expressed interest in bringing an indoor water park resort to Basingstoke, as one of the first in the UK.

Basingstoke & Deane Today out now!

45210 B&D today spring digital items BDBC homepage
[Feb 27, 2023]
The latest issue of our residents’ publication Basingstoke & Deane Today is being distributed to residents. This autumn edition gives an update on some of the things happening in the borough and information on services the council provides.

Walk this way for a more sustainable Basingstoke

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[Feb 23, 2023]
Walking and cycling more to help cut carbon emissions, save people money on fuel and improve their mental and physical health are being encouraged under a new campaign.

Idling motorists reminded to switch off while waiting

car
[Feb 16, 2023]
With colder weather upon us, motorists are being reminded of the consequences to the environment and to their pockets from leaving their cars running while waiting.

Support for communities to drive climate action

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[Feb 15, 2023]
Additional support is available for communities, groups and local councils to encourage people to change their behaviours and live more sustainably for a greener borough.

Black Dam Ponds and Crabtree declared local nature reserve

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[Feb 10, 2023]
Black Dam Ponds and Crabtree Plantation has been declared a local nature reserve by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to help manage and enhance the site’s special features.

New outdoor art to brighten Basingstoke town centre

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[Feb 03, 2023]
New outdoor artwork by local artists will bring a splash of colour to Basingstoke town centre, starting later this spring.

Find low cost homes in the borough with new register

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[Feb 03, 2023]
Residents looking to buy low cost homes in the borough are being encouraged to join a new home ownership register set up by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

Explore a neon world in Basingstoke this half term

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[Feb 02, 2023]
Basingstoke town centre will light up this February half term, thanks to a partnership between Love Basingstoke and Festival Place.

Call for local organisations to get involved in green pilot scheme

youth worker
[Feb 02, 2023]
Local businesses, charities and social enterprises are being invited to apply to take part in a new pilot project aimed at helping them to cut their emissions to tackle the climate emergency.

Crackdown on unlicensed breeders

Polly_website
[Feb 01, 2023]
Beware of unlicensed dog breeders – that’s the message to people thinking of welcoming a puppy into their family.

Tickets on sale for Mayor’s spring singing spectacular

choir image
[Jan 31, 2023]
Music loving residents will have the chance to say “Thank You for the Music” at the Mayor’s Charity Concert this spring.

A lighter carbon paw print

Laura and dog electric vehicles_website
[Jan 17, 2023]
A new zero emission electric van is helping to cut the carbon paw print of the borough’s dog warden service.

Masterplan to transform Basingstoke Leisure Park adopted

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[Jan 13, 2023]
Basingstoke Leisure Park is set to be modernised, with new investment and the latest leisure activities and attractions, after councillors voted to adopt a masterplan aimed at transforming it.

Community projects urged not to miss councillor grant scheme deadline

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[Jan 13, 2023]
There’s still time for community groups and organisations to apply for funding for small-scale items to support local groups and projects through Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Councillor Community Grant Scheme.

Supporting residents who need help to pay their council tax

Council tax bill with money
[Dec 21, 2022]
Residents who need additional help to pay for their council tax during a time of increasing cost of living will continue to be helped by the council.

Masterplan to reimagine and revive Basingstoke town centre

Top of the Town_0622 (5)
[Dec 15, 2022]
A blueprint to breathe new life into Basingstoke town centre, making it a more vibrant place day and night, has been approved.

Community Fund launched to support cost of living

Money - coins
[Dec 08, 2022]
Local community groups and charities supporting Basingstoke and Deane residents struggling with the cost of living are to be given help by the council working with the Greenham Trust.

Fanum House to go on the market

The AA
[Dec 06, 2022]
Fanum House in Basingstoke is to be put on the market after the AA decided the 47-year-old building no longer meets its needs for a modern work environment.

Partnership effort keeps rough sleeping number stable

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[Dec 06, 2022]
Partners across the borough have reaffirmed their commitment to tackling homelessness after the number of people sleeping rough in Basingstoke and Deane remained at the same level for the second year in a row.

Driving towards a greener borough

CSPOs with two electric cars
[Nov 28, 2022]
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is taking action to cut emissions from transport as part of its work to tackle the climate emergency by continuing to decarbonise its fleet, while also introducing further opportunities for residents to travel in more sustainable ways.

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