April '24 Magazine & Flyers

WI Birthday Cake

Friends of Lychpit Hall
Spring Fayre

St Michael's Hospice
Woodland Walk & Run

Old Basing Bowls Club - Open Day​Old Basing Bowling Club
Open Days

Basinga Extras

Old Basing and Lychpit Carnival LogoThe Old Basing & Lychpit Carnival

Save the date: Saturday 15th June 2024.

Building on last year’s successful event, this year’s Carnival committee will bring the community together with a lively event delivering traditional games, fun activities, exhibitions/displays and interactive sports workshops along with a range of local food and beverage-based offerings, craft stalls and arena displays. Read More ...

April 2024

BDRS LogoUpcoming Events
On Wednesday 10th April our presenter will explore some fairly local railway history. On a return visit, Richard Marks will present The Arrival of Railways in Reading which will include the line to Basingstoke and the 'Berks and Hants' line to Newbury.  Read More ...

April 2024


CSRF LogoAt the meeting held on 6th March the Chairman, David Cowling, welcomed 51 members to the meeting at which the AGM was held. Following apologies, reports from the Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and Welfare Officer, a resolution was proposed that the present committee would remain in post until the end of August and then the Group would close. This was because the Chairman did not seek re-election and there were no nominations to take his place.  Read More ...



CGHB Patient Participation LogoPatient Participation Group - Web Site Development. This now seems to be a “go to” location for information about local health related services as recently we have seen more than 1000 visits per week! The surgery has welcomed the content in its endeavour to help with the NHS push for patients to think more about “Self Help” enterprises . If you haven’t visited yet, why not give it a look? https://cghppg.weebly.com/patient-participation-group.html      Read More ...

April 2024


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Tidy up of Rooksdown Children's Cemetery.  Sadly, over many years, the children’s cemetery at Rooksdown had become neglected and overgrown. The call came and we were glad to be able to join a group of volunteers, many of whom were connected to children who had been laid to rest there, to cut back some of the. Read More ...

April 2024

Crime Prevention Bulletin Feb 2024Stop! Think Fraud. - Giving you the knowledge and tools you need to stay ahead of the scams. Read More ...

March 2024

Village Café

Spring is definitely on the way, I love to see the first blooms and leaves appearing after the dull, dark days of winter. With spring, comes a change to cafe opening hours, we are back to opening weekly, Friday afternoons at the Parish room, 2-4pm. Dates for your diary to come along and see us are  Read More ...

March 2024


Hook and Odiham Rugby Club LogoKicking off 2024 in style!

The stags kicked off 2024 in style with a recent win at home against the Chineham 1st XV. The team loved seeing lots of you on the sideline at their matches and they hope to see you at their upcoming games; on February 3rd the team will play Gosport & Fareham 2nds & on February 17th the squad goes up against Southampton 1st team at home. Read More ...

March 2024

Destination Basingstoke

A Place to be Proud Of

The Destination Basingstoke A Place to be Proud of Awards have recognised and rewarded hundreds of people, businesses, organisations, and projects since 2003. One of the new categories for 2024 is the Green Community Champion Award – and Tomato Energy are proud to be the category sponsor. Read More ...

March 2024


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Borough's heritage sites set for revamp

Restoration work to protect two key heritage sites in the borough for future years is set to begin this month. The landmark Bolton Arch at Crabtree Plantation and the ruins of the Chapel of the Holy Ghost, in South View are having stone repair and replacement, mortar repairs and cleaning done. Read More ...


March 2024

Reader Photographs

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We are always keen to receive new photos, especially from around and about Old Basing and Lychpit. They are used in the printed magazine and in various places on this website and our facebook page.  Please use the form here to submit up to three photographs.

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