Extras – April 2022

This is an index into the articles that didn’t make it into the printed magazine for April 2022. Extras – March


Basingstoke and District Railway Society

The year so far has seen an increasing number of members returning to our meetings and our April presentations add yet more variety to the programme.  On Wednesday 13 April, Andrew Goodman, Managing Director of Moveright International returns with I Moved It My Way  .. Read More

Basingstoke Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

There were 42 members at the meeting held on Wednesday 2nd March when the Group held their Annual General Meeting. The Chairman opened by welcoming everyone and said how fortunate it had been that the 2020 AGM went ahead just before the lockdown… Read More  …

Blue Lamp Trust

The Blue Lamp Trust is a Hampshire based registered charity (charity number 1137786). It is a unique partnership between Hampshire Police, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, business and the community.  Read More

Hampshire and ISle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Seagrass: The Solent’s superhero – Beneath the waves of the Solent are hidden underwater gardens of seagrass. These marine flowering plants are known for increasing biodiversity in our coastal waters. However, they are now beginning to gain widespread recognition for their potential to reduce the effects of climate change and what better time to celebrate this superstar marine plant than during Seagrass Awareness Month, which spans all of March. Read More

Money Lifeline – Basingstoke

Struggling with debt? Free face-to-face advice available in Basingstoke to help you. Money Lifeline may be able to help. We are a free debt advice charity offering confidential advice to sort out debt and related money problems.  Read More

National Women’s Register – Chineham and Old Basing

Our planning meeting last month produced many interesting ideas for the year ahead and we are looking forward to some old favourites, like our annual wine tasting and National telephone quiz, plus some new activities including an afternoon tea to celebrate the Platinum jubilee, an evening of Music and Mains dinner, a talk from a forensic scientist and much more. Read More

Southern Co-op

A regional co-operative, which is removing all single-use carrier bags and plastic bags for life from sale, is urging shoppers to switch to reusable bags to help tackle climate change.  Southern Co-op, which has just over 200 convenience stores across the south of England, is hoping to deter customers from treating bags for life as if they were single-use. Read More

St Michael’s Hospice Celebrates 30 Years

This year marks 30 years since St. Michael’s Hospice started seeing patients on Aldermaston Road.  The Hospice has always been funded by the local community and St. Michael’s think the community should be celebrating the role it has played in maintaining this vital service. To remember the extraordinary ways in which the community has kept the hospice going, the Hospice is launching its anniversary with an appeal for stories. Do you have a story to share about care you or a loved one received?   Read More






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