Extras – December 2021

This is an index into the articles that didn’t make it into the printed magazine for December 2021. 

B&DBC – Providing residents with the tools to tackle climate change

A new interactive Climate Change Toolkit has been launched in the borough aiming to help residents and communities understand how they can take action to tackle climate change. B&DBC has launched the toolkit as part of their climate change work, to coincide with the COP26 summit in Glasgow. Providing tips and advice on a range of topics.  Read More

Basingstoke & District Railway Society

Firstly, my apologies to anyone who attended our meeting on Wednesday 10 November expecting to hear about the Lymington Junction to Christchurch ‘Direct Line’. Our speaker was, sadly, indisposed and Society member Ian Francis stepped in with a selection of his favourite pictures. Read More

Basingstoke Blues Club

The Producers.  Read More

Basingstoke Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

There were 58 members at the meeting held on 3rd November who, after the usual tea, coffee and biscuits, were welcomed by the Chairman, David Cowling. The Secretary, Tony Brazier, then gave details of the trip on Thursday 18th November to Haskins Garden Centre for Christmas shopping and then the Christmas lunch at BCOT… Read More

Basingstoke Deane Rotary

Supporting Local Charities. This year we have been able to help two local charities with their transport. We have been able to contribute towards buying a new van for The Besom. They are a group from local churches who put together those who wish to give and those in need. Some may have good quality furniture to donate,… Read More

Basingstoke Foodbank

Are you in a crisis? Struggling to afford food? Call us at Basingstoke Foodbank. Read More

Basingstoke Voluntary Action

Trustees Week. Keep an Eye Out… Trustees Week, an annual event showcasing the great work Trustees do, is just around the corner and will be taking place from 1-5 November. We will be showing our support for the week, showcasing the vital role that Trustees play and the amazing work that they do. Read More

Crematorium Carol Service

Carol service at Basingstoke crematorium in aid of Sebastian’s Action Trust. Read More

Crime Prevention Bulletin

Crime Prevention Update – Issue 33, October 2021. An update from the Force Crime Prevention Team. Read More

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Planning reforms have been “paused”– what does that mean for wildlife? The planning system shapes the places where we live and work, but it also has a profound impact on wildlife in our local area. Inappropriate development can destroy our precious remaining habitats, while well-designed developments can help secure nature’s recovery… Read More


ounds of the 60s and Skittles! Are you missing those great 60s (and 70s) sounds? Would you like to re-create some of them for fun? The u3a is looking for members who are experienced musicians and singers of either sex to get together, maybe once a fortnight for 2-3 hours, to make some good-quality music. Read More


Probus Civic and Social Activities. Remembrance Sunday saw Probus Club of Basingstoke’s President, David Wickens, parade with others to and from the War Memorial where he laid a poppy wreath on behalf of members. “Not surprisingly, with RAF Odiham close by, we have several members who are Royal Air Force retired career personnel. Read More

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