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Drone captures eerie image of abandoned X-Factor hopeful

A drone flying over the Basingstoke area has captured ‘spine-tingling’ and ‘disturbing’ images of a former X-Factor contestant, who had been personally built by Simon Cowell out of blonde highlights and his old Versace suits but was subsequently abandoned when a similar contestant on a rival show had ‘gone nuclear’ smashing up a famous London eaterie.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2015
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‘World’s tallest man’ revealed to be three dwarves under a raincoat

little big manThe man hitherto thought to be the tallest in the world is in fact three extremely short men stood on each other’s shoulders under a large raincoat, it has emerged.

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Posted: Jun 2nd, 2015
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Axed council staff set up own council

local council bureaucracy now in triplicateThree people made redundant by Hampshire County Council have seized the opportunity to establish their own start-up local authority.

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2011
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Council designates teenager’s bedroom as landfill site

A sixteen-year-old boy from Hampshire has been disappointed by Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council’s decision to designate his bedroom as a local landfill site, after an investigation by environmental health officials and years of nagging by his mother.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2010
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Britain’s angriest man ‘close to breaking point’

I've had just about enough and so has my wifeBasingstoke resident Reg Simpson, 64, has declared today that he doesn’t know how much more of this he can take. Renowned as Britain’s angriest man due to his daily outbursts on radio phone-ins, Reg has conceded that the MPs’ expenses scandal has placed a huge demand on his anger reserves, and that on top of ‘the general sorry state of things,’ it has just about finished him off.

‘I was hoping to retire this year after fifty years of being angry,’ said Reg today, ‘but at the moment it’s just one thing after another.’

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Posted: May 23rd, 2009
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