Extras – February 2022

This is an index into the articles that didn’t make it into the printed magazine for February 2022. 


Basingstoke & Dean Borough Council – Garden Waste Collections Resume

Garden waste collections are set to resume as staffing levels stabilise following a period of staff absences. The fortnightly service will restart in Basingstoke and Deane from Monday 24 January 2022 and in Hart from Monday 31 January 2022. The garden waste collection service was suspended on Monday 10 January to enable staff to prioritise the core waste and recycling services, where there was a backlog of collections from the Christmas and new year period.  Read More

Basingstoke and District Railway Society

At the time of writing the Society intends to present its twice-monthly ‘live’ meetings, but with the continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, please check our website or call the Secretary to confirm that meetings are to go ahead. Read More


Eurovision Song Contest. Over the years watching the Eurovision Song Competition you probably wondered about the voting pattern of various countries. Gordon Lewis, the speaker at the latest meeting of the Probus Club of Basingstoke, knows that your suspicions are correct. Read More

RCS – Course in Career Choices

Free ‘Career Choices’ course coming up online via Zoom. Read More

RCS – English for Speakers of other Languages

RCS are running a free ESOL courses. They are English courses to support adults whose first language isn’t English. Read More

RCS – IT Skills for Work

RCS are running a free IT course – “IT Skills for Work” Read More

RCS – Wellbeing Course

RCS are running a free Wellbeing course Read More

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