Tag Archives: Hampshire

Basing View -the business park the future forgot.

        Basing View is Basingstoke’s unforgotten, unloved legacy from the 1970s. Basingstoke and Deane council, Hampshire County Council and  Basing View marketing seem determined that it will remain marooned in a time gone by. From time to … Continue reading

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Freddie Flintoff’s fabulous comeback; T20 Finals Day

The Blast Finals Day held at Edgbaston is the best value major sporting event of the summer. For £50 you can get a full 11 hours of cricket and a bunch of support acts including the magnificent Mascot Race, a … Continue reading

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Ten reasons to join the Pension Play Pen!

I’m excited! Driving through Berkshire and Hampshire to work it showed 8 degrees  on the dashboard, I drove open-top and imagined I was Jane Austen in a pony and trap (the pony called Frankel)! I’m excited because there are 2499 members … Continue reading

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Bugger Basingstoke

If King  George III had had to commute into Basingstoke in 2011 these words would not have been far from his lips. It is no mean feat of mismanagement that Basingstoke and Deane council have managed to transform a fine chunk … Continue reading

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