Media Centre

Press and media enquiries

The communications team at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is responsible for answering all media enquiries, issuing news releases, organising events and photo calls, overseeing the council’s electronic communications including the website, managing marketing campaigns, graphic design and producing the council’s main publications including Basingstoke and Deane Today.

For all media enquiries call 01256 845220 or email

Communications team

The team is made up of:

  • Communications and Media Manager – Sara Shepherd
  • Senior Media Relations and Communications Officer – Krissy Lloyd
  • Senior External Information and Communications Officer – Vacant
  • Communications Officer - Helen Morton
  • Communications Apprentice - Amy Hawkins
  • Marketing Officer - Gemma Thompson
  • Graphic Designer - Rebecca Tonkin
  • Graphic Designer - Sue Clark
  • Graphic Designer - Nicole Hughes


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Press releases

For all the latest council news, visit our press releases webpage

Basingstoke & Deane Today

Basingstoke & Deane Today is delivered to over 71,000 homes in the borough twice a year. View the current edition and past issues of the borough newspaper

Councillors and Council meetings

For information on council meeting dates, please view our Calendar of meetings webpage

For information on individual committee meetings, please view our Committees and their meetings webpage

To find out who your borough councillor is, visit our Borough Councillors' webpage


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