Extras – May 2022

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


Basingstoke and District Railway Society

Our May presentations promise yet more interesting variety in our programme.  On Wednesday 11 May, Mike Bunn, an expert on French railways, returns to tell us about the Paris Suburban Railway System. This meeting starts at the slightly earlier time of 7.30pm.  Then, on Wednesday 25 May at our usual meeting …  Read More

Basingstoke Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

After the usual tea, coffee and biscuits, the Chairman, David Cowling, opened the meeting by welcoming everyone and on behalf of the members congratulated the Secretary and Treasurer, Tony and June Brazier on their upcoming Golden Wedding Anniversary. In thanking everyone Tony asked that people helped themselves to a crème egg and then gave details of the next trips…. Read More  …

Basingstoke Deane Rotary

Basingstoke Deane Rotary continues to support the work that other local charities and local groups do to improve the lives of people living in the borough.  That support may be financial, by hands on support or just by raising the their profile by publicising the good work that they are doing for our community. This month we are highlighting The Pink Place together with the Blue Space.  Read More

Basingstoke Gang Show 

BASINGSTOKE GANG SHOW IS BACK! The sensational Basingstoke Gang Show is returning to The Haymarket in February 2023 and you could be centre stage! …  Read More

Basingstoke Male Voice Choir

Singing is one of the oldest enjoyments known, going back at least 4,000 years.  The Basingstoke Male Voice Choir hasn’t been around quite that long! Founded in 1964 it has performed at hundreds of venues, toured overseas, and raised many thousands of pounds for charities. We sing in accompanied four-part harmony, and perform a range of music … Read More

Crime Prevention Bulletin

Crime Prevention Update – Issue 39, April 2022 – An update from the Force Crime Prevention Team. …  Read More

The Disability Forum – Scarecrow Trail

Come and join Basingstoke and District Disability Forum (BDDF) on 28th-29th May for this fantastic annual community event. ‘The Rolls Royce of Scarecrow Trails’ returns, which follow this years’ theme ‘A Moment in History’ … Read More