Deck the halls, dress the tree, then post a photo for all to see! Congratulations to our first winner, Lauren Saunders who collected her festive treats from our Ash Vale office on Monday. We’ll be selecting two more winners between now and Christmas, here’s how to enter. – Simply head over to our competition post… Read More


With December on the horizon, we’re counting down to Christmas with a brand new competition, hosted on Facebook for all to enter. Deck the halls, dress the tree, then post a photo for all to see! Every #FestiveFriday in the lead up to Christmas, we’ll be choosing an entry at random to win some Christmas… Read More


From midday Thursday November 16th to just after 12pm the next day, we joined around 600 volunteers at Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre to pedal for Pudsey, aiming to raise funds for Children In Need and attempt to break a world record at the same time. The Mackenzie Smith cycle squad joined forces with the many… Read More


Recently, we’ve been fortunate to have been invited to participate in a number of local events in the local Hook community, along with the surrounding areas. Two events which we were honoured to attend were the recent Robert May’s Prize Giving evening and the opening of the new building at Hook Junior School. Branch Manager,… Read More


Following the launch of our brand new sixth branch in Yateley, we’re pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring 2018’s Gig on the Green! The Gig on the Green is a spectacular weekend of fun, music and entertainment for all the family in the heart of Yateley. Organised by Yateley Sports CIC and now in its… Read More


A Facebook group called “Save our Station (SOS)” is appealing for support to combat the proposed cuts from South Western Railways to the services at Winchfield and Hook, as part of a timetable consultation. South Western Railway (SWR) has issued a consultation paper to reduce services from both stations. These reductions will affect the morning… Read More


Christmas markets are coming to town, so wrap up warm and be prepared to indulge and revel in the festivities, with food, fun and some early Christmas shopping. As winter chills the air, it seems everyone is gearing up for the festive season. The Christmas ads have started to creep onto TV and the supermarkets are… Read More


We’re thrilled to be joining Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre, Aspire Defence for a Guinness World Record Attempt in support of BBC Children in Need. From midday Thursday to midday Friday, we will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for Most Electrical Energy Produced by Pedalling on Static Bicycles for 24 hours. Before you start… Read More


Remember, remember the 5th of November? The residents of Yateley certainly do, with the anticipation of the annual Fireworks Fiesta at Westfield Junior School. What many do not recollect, is that the person responsible for revealing the gunpowder plot lived just yards from here, so let’s uncover the whole story… It was the year 1605, when… Read More


With half-term on the horizon, we’ve been scouring the local press, internet and facebook to bring together 10 top activities to keep the children entertained, whatever the weather, there’s hopefully something for everyone… Boo at the Zoo 21st – 29th October, Marwell Zoo Celebrate Halloween at Marwell Zoo. Dress up in your best Halloween costume… Read More