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Here at BVA we are continually looking at ways to make life easy for our local community. There is lots of fantastic information on websites across the county but sometimes it feels like you have to wade through treacle in order to find it.

Listed below are links to information from around the county that we believe may be useful to you.

We are always looking to improve this page so if you know of information that you think would be of use to others within Basingstoke and Deane please contact us.

To access the information simply click the title of the item.

Living and Working in Basingstoke and Deane

Living and Working in Basingstoke

Guides relating to information and local services within Basingstoke & Deane.

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Open Sight

Open Sight and deafPLUS Mobile Advisory Service

The Mobile Advisory Service will provide information, advice and guidance, on a one to one basis with a member of staff for anyone who may have concerns about, or are experiencing difficulty with, their hearing and or sight loss.

 Hitting the cold spots

Hitting the Cold Spots

The project aims to reduce hardship and help people, particularly those living in owner-occupied or privately rented accommodation, to stay warm and well during the winter.


Preparing for Severe Weather

Advice on what to do when severe weather is forecast.

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Home Care Guides

Guides to better home care and support

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Can you help older people in your community?

Find out more about Hampshire County Council’s Village Agent service, delivered in partnership with Age Concern Hampshire.

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Chrysalis Meeting Centre

Chrysalis has a meeting centre for those who identify as belonging to the protected characteristic gender reassignment.

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Basingstoke and Deane Sport and Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA)

Find out about SPAA and how they are working to create a healthier, physically active sporting nation.

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Better Balance for Life

Better Balance for Life is a community based exercise programme specially designed to improve balance and help prevent falls. It promotes the use of simple exercises to do at home.

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Walking for Health

If you would like a gentle way to improve your fitness, make new friends & enjoy local parks and open spaces, get involved in local walks taking place around Basingstoke that run throughout the year.

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Smoking Harms Health

A free NHS service helping people in Hampshire who want to stop smoking.


Get food smart! Make a change with tips on healthy eating, exercise and nutritious food advice.

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Electric Blanket Safety

Hampshire Trading Standards advice on electric blankets.

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Community Centres and Village Halls

Information on Community Centres and Village Halls in Basingstoke and Deane

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Community Associations in Hampshire

Information on Community Associations in Basingstoke and Deane and across Hampshire

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Schools in Basingstoke and Deane

Information on Schools in Basingstoke and Deane, including school holiday dates and how to apply for a school

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Parish Councils in Basingstoke and Deane

Information on Parish Councils in Basingstoke and Deane and how to contact them.

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Sports Facilities in Basingstoke and Deane

Information on Sports facilities in Basingstoke and Deane, including finding clubs and organisations.



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