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Battle of Alton rages again

Battle of Alton rages again

ALTON’S colourful 17th Century history was thrown into sharp relief over the Bank Holiday weekend as thousands flocked to the town to watch a spirited re-enactment by the English Civil War Society of the Battle of Alton.

Three charged with fraud

DETECTIVES have charged three men in connection with a number of incidents of fraud in and around Alton.

Countdown continues to Alresford Show

THE Alresford Agricultural Show takes place on Saturday and promises a wealth of traditional rural activities, displays and demonstrations in the bucolic surroundings of Tichborne Park.

Sports centre dream closer to reality

PROPOSALS for a new sports centre in Alton came a step closer last Thursday when East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) planners agreed an outline application to establish the principle of constructing a replacement facility on the existing artificial turf pitch immediately behind the existing building.

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Frensham's '50-up' boys

Frensham's '50-up' boys

Former first-team captains Peter Chuter, Mike Fathers and Ray Clarke, who have all played for Frensham Cricket Club for more than 50 years, were wearing their special ‘50 years’ caps in the match against the President’s XI.

Haslemere win promotion

ALTHOUGH their home game with Whiteley Village came to a watery end last Saturday, Haslemere were able to celebrate promotion to the Surrey Championship after finishing second behind Kempton in the Fuller’s Surrey League Premier Division.

Farnham strikers too hot for Worthians


STRIKERS Mark Corbett and Matt Glass proved too hot for Highworth Town to handle as Farnham progressed to the next round of the FA Cup and an away tie with Tooting & Mitcham of the Ryman League Div I South on September 12.