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Published: 6 Sep 21
Rescheduled dates for works at Black Dam Roundabout (originally due to be done in August 2021)
Published: 26 Jul 21
Work is currently scheduled to take place overnight (9pm to 6am, Monday to Friday only) on the following dates:
Tuesday 3 August 2021 for one night
Monday 23 August 2021 for four nights
Tuesday 31 August 2021 for six nights
Published: 29 Jun 21
A Basingstoke man has been ordered to pay a total of £728 after he was convicted of fly-tipping household waste items at one of the borough’s recycling centres.
The theme of year's Summer Reading Challenge is 'Wild World Heroes'. To deliver it The Reading Agency has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund to encourage children across the country to engage in fun reading activity focused on environmental issues.
Published: 14 Jun 21
An update report, originally published on the Chineham Chat page.
Published: 3 Jun 21
Areas of communal space at Broadhurst Grove and Saxon Way, in Basingstoke, are to be considered for Local Green Space designation, as part of the council’s Basingstoke and Deane Local Plan update.
Published: 26 May 21
To introduce a no waiting at any time restriction on those lengths of road in Manor Lane, Milkingpen Lane, Church Lane, Fraser Close, Cromwell Close, Byfleet Avenue and Park Lane, Old Basing which are further detailed in the plans annexed to the Order (references BG50, BG51 and BG52)
Published: 25 May 21
From Monday, 24th May until Sunday, 13th June 2021, the Joint Operations Unit (JOU) of Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police will be supporting the National Police Chiefs' Council seatbelt campaign.
Published: 24 May 21
Published: 17 May 21
Keep it clean and #DontBeATosser
People in the borough are being encouraged to keep it clean while out and about taking exercise or enjoying a takeaway drink or bite to eat this spring.
Published: 4 May 21
Three popular borough parks are now back in action for family fun following major improvements by the borough council.
Published: 21 Apr 21
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Monday 26th April 2021 and NOT Monday 17th May 2021 as previously stated.
Published: 22 Mar 21
Overnight car park closures to tackle antisocial behaviour in borough’s beauty spots
Published: 11 Mar 21
Spring is the perfect time to sign up to the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s garden waste collection service.
As green-fingered residents get back into their gardens, the council’s cost-effective and convenient service will collect your garden waste every fortnight from your home.
Published: 3 Mar 21
Resurfacing works to the M3 northbound on slip at junction 6 and lane 1 between junctions 6-5 on 5th to 18th March.
Published: 2 Mar 21
OLD BASING AND LYCHPIT
Published: 23 Feb 21
Extension of Closure of Old Basing & Lychpit Footpath 7, running near to the Veolia Sewerage Works on Whitmarsh Lane.
Published: 16 Feb 21
Information regarding upcoming footway improvement works on a section of footway adjacent to Great Binfields Primary School between Binfields Farm Lane and Pyotts Copse.
1st March 2021 - From Burtons Gardens to Church Lane, along The Street.
Published: 11 Feb 21
Published: 8 Feb 21
Elections this year will take place on Thursday 6 May, the Government has confirmed, and will see residents in Basingstoke and Deane voting on who will represent them on the borough council, county council and, possibly, their parish council and as Police and Crime Commissioner.
Published: 4 Feb 21
Work is under way to update the council’s Community, Leisure and Recreation Needs Assessment. The assessment will form a framework for establishing the borough’s future approach to open space, sport and recreation which is key to the healthy communities across the borough as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: 2 Feb 21
NHS teams across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight continue to work at pace to deliver the
COVID-19 vaccination programme to those in our communities who are most at risk. A
huge thank you to all colleagues who are working together to support local delivery of the
Published: 28 Jan 21
NOTICE OF EXTENSION TO CONSERVATION AREA DESIGNATION: OLD BASING CONSERVATION AREA (PLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990 – SECTIONS 69 & 70) and
ADOPTION OF THE OLD BASING CONSERVATION AREA APPRASIAL AND MANAGEMENT PLAN SUPPLEMENTARY PLANNING DOCUMENT
Published: 27 Jan 21
Hampshire Highways will shortly be returning to continue to cleanse and trace the previously inaccessible drainage system following the recent improvement works on Milkingpen Lane, Old Basing.
Published: 25 Jan 21
The NHS has provided a new briefing on the vaccination programme in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Officers are continuing to support local NHS partners to coordinate new vaccination sites across the borough.
Published: 18 Jan 21
Are you fed-up with doing the same old walks?
Road Closure Due to Bridge Examination of Railway Bridge on The Street, Old Basing.
Published: 7 Jan 21
Message from Assistant Chief Constable Maggie Blyth Following the Re-Introduction of National Health Restrictions 06/01/2021
Published: 26 Dec 20
The Government has announced that from today, Saturday 26 December, Basingstoke and Deane will be in Tier 4: stay at home restrictions.
Published: 21 Dec 20
Hampshire Highways has informed us that the investigative work scheduled to be carried out on the drains under Milkingpen Lane Bridge has been postponed. We have not yet been advised of a new date for the work.
Published: 16 Dec 20
Redrow Homes present the Reserved Matters proposal for the construction of 100 houses at Land at Swing Swang Lane, Basingstoke. The application is submitted following approval of outline application 17/02846/OUT.
Published: 9 Dec 20
As part of Operation Resilience, Hampshire County Council’s programme to make Hampshire’s roads more resilient to the effects of extreme weather and heavy traffic, this letter is to advise we will shortly be returning to cleanse and trace the previously inaccessible drainage system following the recent improvement works on Milkingpen Lane, Old Basing.
Published: 3 Dec 20
The Parish Council has long been pressing for parking restrictions along Milkingpen Lane and adjacent areas before a serious accident happens due to the congestion during school drop-off and pick-up times. Our County and Borough Councillors have also backed this and helped in persuading the Borough Council to take action. Many residents may already have seen the traffic order and proposal advertised from 4 December and residents most closely affected should have been contacted direct.
Published: 30 Nov 20
Updates from Basingstoke Police, including a Crime Prevention Bulleting.
Published: 24 Nov 20
Notice is hereby given that Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council pursuant to arrangements made under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 with Hampshire County Council in exercise of the powers of the said County Council and in exercise of the powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”), and of all other enabling powers, proposes to make the following Order.
Published: 16 Nov 20
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, pursuant to arrangements made under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 with Hampshire County Council, in exercise of the powers of the said County Council under Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 considers that the closure specified below should come into force.
Published: 11 Nov 20
There is currently no Post Office provision in Chineham. We would like to get your views on a possible future Post Office in the Chineham Centre, what services you would use and how frequently.
Published: 27 Oct 20
A Covid-19 Winter Assessment Centre will open at the Health Centre in Old Basing from 2 November
Hampshire County Council has announced the opening of 5 new testing sites across Hampshire
A letter from the Old Basing Centre has been sent to residents living close to the Health Centre advising them of the temporary change of use.
Published: 13 Oct 20
Some excavation and exploration works will be carried out to the development land located between Swing Swang Lane and Basing Road.
Published: 7 Oct 20
As part of Operation Resilience, Hampshire County Council’s programme to make Hampshire’s roads more resilient to the effects of extreme weather and heavy traffic, this notice is to advise of upcoming footway improvement works on Byfleet Avenue, from Linden Avenue to the A30 London Road.
Published: 6 Oct 20
As part of Operation Resilience, Hampshire County Council’s programme to make Hampshire’s roads more resilient to the effects of extreme weather and heavy traffic, this notice is to advise of upcoming carriageway resurfacing works on Bartons Lane, between Great Binfields Road and the bend into Pyotts Hill.
Published: 29 Sep 20
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has a Local Plan to guide development in the borough. This was adopted in 2016 and covers the period 2011 to 2029. The plan covers all types of development, from housing to employment, schools, roads, parks, shops and community facilities.
Published: 21 Sep 20
The Old Basing Conservation Area, which is designated to protect the architectural and historic interest of the village, has been in place since 1973. From time to time it is important to review appraisals of conservation areas, and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has a duty to do so.
Published: 14 Sep 20
The Old Basing Tennis Club's public court is now reopen for use - with a new bookings system.
Published: 9 Sep 20
Basingstoke Green Week returns this month showcasing environmentally-friendly living in the borough.
Green Week is organised by local volunteers and supported by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.
Hampshire County Council are inviting the public to join a new forum to help the country get 'back on its feet' after the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Published: 7 Sep 20
Following the resignation of former Vice-chairman, Mark Oszczyk, there is a vacancy for a Councillor to represent Old Basing which, if no election is requested, will be filled by co-option. Anyone interested should email the Clerk.
Hampshire Highways will shortly be returning to resurface the approaches to the railway bridge following the drainage improvement works on Milkingpen Lane, Old Basing.
Published: 19 Aug 20
People are being asked to give their views on the council’s plans to get tougher on dog owners who don’t clear up after their dog.
Published: 18 Aug 20
Some residents have expressed concern regarding the closure of The Street from 24 August for carriageway patching works at a time when Milkingpen Lane remains closed due to the ongoing drainage works.
Published: 10 Aug 20
The Post Office has issued an update on the temporary closure of the Post Office at the Chineham Shopping Centre
Published: 28 Jul 20
Weekly waste collections in Basingstoke and Deane are set to resume from Monday 17 August as staffing for the bin collection service stabilises during the pandemic.
Published: 7 Jul 20
If you or any of your family or friends need a little extra help due to particular health issues, please make sure you’re signed up to your utility company's Priority Services Register.
Published: 3 Jul 20
In accordance with Government guidelines, Old Basing's play areas and MUGA will reopen this weekend.
Published: 30 Jun 20
Funding support for small and micro businesses not eligible for other government funding will be available from the council from Monday.
Published: 23 Jun 20
Basingstoke police have received multiple reports in recent weeks that catalytic converters are being stolen from people’s cars in the Basingstoke area. As part of efforts to help tackle this spate of thefts we would like to share some important crime prevention advice with you, so that you have a better awareness of how you may protect your belongings
Published: 15 Jun 20
The Parish Council has a vacancy for a Lychpit Councillor which, if no by-election is required, we will be seeking to fill by co-option.
Published: 12 Jun 20
The above route will begin a phased return to a more normal service from Monday 15 June.
It will operate twice per day for the full 5 days still using the booking system introduced in response to the pandemic. This is to ensure social distancing guidelines can be adhered to as the buses used are 16 - 25 seaters and not all seats will be able to be used. It is felt that by regulating demand in this way those that need to use the service still can. If demand gets too high this approach will be reviewed.
Published: 10 Jun 20
Notice for Publication of the Parish Council's annual audit of accounts for the Year 2019/2020.
The new system for residents to book slots at Hampshire County Council’s household waste recycling centre (HWRC) at Wade Road will go live on Thursday 11 June.
Published: 9 Jun 20
A new system for residents to book slots at a Hampshire Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will begin on Monday 15 June 2020. Only residents who have made a booking will be able to access the sites from this date onwards
Published: 3 Jun 20
Following previous carriageway resurfacing works on the A30 London Road from Park Lane to Byfleet Avenue, unfortunately, a section of the new carriageway surface has been found to be defective and needs to be repaired.
Old Basing Recreation Ground - Public Tennis Court Closure
Published: 2 Jun 20
Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council's grass cutting during the pandemic
A message from Hampshire Constabulary
A message from South East Water
Published: 20 May 20
The long-awaited drainage works under the Milkingpen Lane bridge are due to start on 1st June 2020
Published: 5 May 20
Please remember to keep your sheds and outbuildings locked and secure, as a recent spate of burglaries has occurred in the area
Published: 29 Apr 20
Citizens Advice Basingstoke continuing to support residents
Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud people. Please be aware of these scams.
Published: 21 Apr 20
During the coronavirus outbreak, many people have been told to self-isolate at home as they have medical conditions that could put them at risk or are over 70.
From Monday 20 April, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, working with Serco, will be temporarily reducing the frequency that grey waste bins are collected to protect bin crews and sustain a reliable collection service during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Published: 8 Apr 20
Temporary adjustment to the Route 55 Basingstoke Community Transport service (BCT).
Published: 7 Apr 20
Over 1,500 volunteer to help those at risk stay safe during Covid-19 outbreak
Please be aware of any unusual requests for your personal information
Published: 31 Mar 20
Support measures are being put in place by the council for residents who may struggle to pay their council tax as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Published: 24 Mar 20
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – ALLOTMENTS
The following is based on Government advice issued on 24 March 2020 and may change at short notice as the situation worsens:
A list of village 'Street Champions' providing a contact point for support and assistance to anyone in need during the Covid-19 crisis.
Published: 9 Jan 20
Hampshire residents will need to register their cars to access the county's Household Waste Recycling Centres