June '24 Magazine & Flyers

Basinga Front Cover June 2024 - Northern LightsClick for magazine FOOBS Fest 2024FOOBS Fest '24 - School Fair Old Basing & Lychpit Carnival '24Old Basing & Lychpit
North Hants Repair Cafe Basingstoke Male Voice Choir - Concert reminder
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Basinga Extras (June '24)


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New Committee Elected

Our new WI committee was elected at our Annual Meeting in May. We thanked our outgoing President Sue Stewart and our Bookings Secretary, Sandy Scott, for all their hard work over the past five years and we presented them with a small gift and flowers. Our new committee will be meeting shortly to plan the next year of activities..  Read More ...

June 2024


Using Gardening to Change Lives

Our speakers this month were Sarah & Kate from Thrive which is a charity that is using gardening to change the lives of people. Their philosophy is to use gardening and horticulture for health and wellbeing. Although this is not a new idea, Thrive promotes this to improve people's lives who may be suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, social isolation and disabilities so as to improve both their physical and mental health.   Read More ...

June 2024

BDRS LogoUpcoming Talks
Wednesday 12th June, John Scragg will take examine Great Western Transformation 2010 – 2020.  On Wednesday 26 June we will hear from Ian Crowder, Marketing Director of Toddington Standard Locomotive Ltd, The Story of the Forgotten Standard.  Read More ...

June 2024

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Probus - Social Occasions

Two Social Occasions held by the Probus club of Basingstoke, The annual Ladies' Spring Lunch at Test Valley Golf Club with guest of honour Val McKensie.  Also, a  visit to Winchester College learning about it's history.  Read More...

June 2024

S.O.E. Training at Beaulieu

Visitors to the national Car Museum at Beaulieu in the New Forest, may have spotted a building close to Palace House which is a museum about the training that took place in WWII for the S.O.E..

The Special Operations Executive was the subject of the latest talk at the Probus Club of Basingstoke by speaker Nick Saunders who is a part time archivist at the Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum in Winchester. Read More ...

May 2024

Hants and IOW Wildlife Trust LogoHants & IOW Wildlife Trust

Plants can have many names. An individual plant may be known by a common name (of which there may be several) along with its Latin name (which is unique to each plant). These names are frequently descriptive, and can also be quite simple or just totally bizarre.,  Read More ...

June 2024


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Flight Delays and Cancellation

Know your rights,  it’s coming up to holiday season and hopefully your travel plans will all go smoothly. However, if you experience flight delays and cancellations, you might be able to claim compensation.  If your flight is delayed for long enough, your airline has to give you ...  Read More ...


June 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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