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BDBC – COVID-19 and Non-COVID-19 News
20th August 2020

New enforcement and further businesses now open  Further venues are now allowed to open and new enforcement measures have been annpunced – The series of tough new enforcement measures will target the most serious breaches of social distancing restrictions.  Fines for repeatedly not wearing face coverings where mandated will be significantly increased in the coming weeks [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Weekly Waste Collections Return Monday 17 August. Stamp Out Dog Fouling
12th August 2020

Weekly waste collections return Monday 17 August Weekly waste collections in Basingstoke and Deane are set to resume next week (starting Monday 17 August) as staffing for the bin collection service stabilises during the pandemic. The council and waste and recycling contractor Serco have reviewed staffing and are happy the weekly service can be resumed [Read more...]

COVID-19 – Celebration of Borough’s COVID-19 Heroes. Mayor’s Tribute 75th Anniversary of VJ Day
6th August 2020

Don’t miss next week’s celebration of the borough’s COVID-19 heroes The borough’s COVID-19 heroes will be celebrated for their acts of kindness during the pandemic as part of Basingstoke and Deane’s Big Thank You Week. As part of a project launched by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Love Basingstoke and Basingstoke Voluntary Action, people of [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Government Announces Changes to Lockdown Easing
4th August 2020

The Prime Minister announced some changes to lockdown easing measures in a briefing with Professor Chris Whitty on Friday 31st July. In response to increasing transmission of COVID-19 in England, the following measures are being put in place: the lifting of restrictions that should have taken place on Saturday 1st August will be paused – [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Weekly waste collections to resume mid-August
24th July 2020

Weekly waste collections to resume mid-August Weekly waste collections in Basingstoke and Deane are set to resume from Monday 17 August as staffing for the bin collection service stabilises during the pandemic. The council and its waste and recycling contractor Serco have reviewed staffing and are happy the weekly service can be resumed as lockdown [Read more...]

DBDC COVID 19 – Government’s Roadmap to March 2021. Textile Banks
22nd July 2020

The government’s Roadmap to March 2021 announced The Prime Minister has today set out an updated Roadmap to 2021 outlining plans to prepare the NHS for the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 in the winter and for the remainder of the economy and society to return to life “as normal as possible, as fast and fairly [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Bin Deliveries
6th July 2020

Bin deliveries   The borough council has seen a huge demand for glass boxes and recycling bins during the pandemic. This is great news and we are working hard to respond to these requests and complete as many deliveries as possible. However the demand does mean it is taking longer than expected to get orders delivered. [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Play areas. Weekly waste collections. Small business support grants. Mayor’s Charity Appeal 2020/21. Future of health care
30th June 2020

Play areas and outdoor gyms set to reopen in July Play areas and outdoor gyms are set to reopen from Saturday 4 July in line with the latest government guidance. The borough council will start reopening its 150 play areas in the borough from Saturday 4 July and is asking residents to be patient while [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Changes to lockdown measures
24th June 2020

Changes to lockdown measures  Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced further changes to lockdown measures in England from Saturday 4 July. Prime Minister’s statement to the House: News release on easing of lockdown measures: Guidance, giving further details, is awaited but the key points are:  from Saturday 4 July: if it is possible to keep [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Death of George Floyd. Shopping Areas Set to Reopen. Household Waste Recycling Centre. Garden Waste Service SC
11th June 2020

Joint statement on the death of George Floyd The leaders of all political groups at the council united to issue a joint statement that reconfirms Basingstoke and Deane stands in solidarity with all those who reject violence and oppose racism in all its forms. Borough’s shopping areas set to reopen next week  We are working with Festival [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Manydown Development, Garden Waste Collection.Re-Opening of Skate Parks
5th June 2020

Manydown development planning application due for virtual committee The Manydown outline planning application is to be considered at a virtual meeting of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Development Control Committee in July. Outlining the main principles for a new community of up to 3,520 new homes, businesses, shops and community facilities, schools and a 250 [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Small Businesses. Guidance on Shielding and Social Distance. Future of Health Services
2nd June 2020

Government guidance updated on shielding and social distancing  Extremely vulnerable people who have been ‘shielding’ are now able to spend time outdoors, the government has announced. New guidance on shielding was released yesterday with the change taking effect from today. The key points are: People who are shielding remain vulnerable, should continue to take precautions and [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Grass Cutting During the Pandemic and the Re-Opening of Festival Place
29th May 2020

Grass cutting during the pandemic  Our grounds maintenance team has been working hard to meet its grass cutting schedule. It has been a challenging time for all of the operations staff who have continued to carry out their duties while facing reduced staffing through shielding and self-isolation following the coronavirus outbreak. Most of the team [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Small Business Grant Scheme, Community Hubs. Extended opening times for Household Waste Recycling Centre
27th May 2020

Small Business Discretionary Grants Scheme Following the government’s announcement of a further discretionary grant scheme on 1 May, the council will be administering this support to small and micro businesses who have not been eligible for any other support measures to date. This is an important part of the work taking place to support the local [Read more...]

Oakdown Farm Development – 19 May 2020
22nd May 2020

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BDBC COVID 19 – Bulky Waste and Garden Waste Services
22nd May 2020

Bulky waste and garden waste services to resume Some waste and recycling services in Basingstoke and Deane are set to resume from next week as staffing levels begin to stabilise following the COVID-19 outbreak. Bulky waste and garden waste collections services will be reintroduced in phases as part of a plan agreed with bin contractor [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Re-Opening of Some of the Local Leisure Facilities
16th May 2020

Some council-owned outdoor sports facilities to reopen We are reopening some outdoor sports facilities, where it is safe to do so, following the latest government guidance on outdoor exercise. The council and its contractors are taking a cautious approach and reopening those facilities where government guidance can be met and safely monitored. The outdoor tennis courts at Stratton Park in Basingstoke, the athletics [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Job Retention Scheme. Meet our Team Videos. Basingstoke Voluntary Action Community Support
13th May 2020

Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October The Chancellor has today announced that the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October. Full details of the announcement can be found here: Key details to note: Furloughed workers across the UK will continue to receive 80% of their current salary, up to £2,500. From [Read more...]

BDBC COVID 19 – Overview of Government Guidance Updates
12th May 2020

Overview of government guidance updates The Prime Minister’s address to the country yesterday about the restrictions in response to the coronavirus epidemic has been followed by more guidance and announcements today The address gave a high level overview of the Government’s ‘roadmap’ for reopening society and the economy and taking the first steps to modify the lockdown [Read more...]

Car parks re-opening – Crabtree, Lime Pits, Black Dam Ponds. Household Waste Recyling Centre
7th May 2020

Three ‘destination’ open space car parks to re-open Car parks at Crabtree, Black Dam Ponds and the Lime Pits will re-open tomorrow (Thursday) in advance of the bank holiday weekend, so they can be more easily accessed by local people wanting to exercise there. The council-owned car parks at these destination green spaces were originally [Read more...]

Message from Mayor of Basingstoke & Deane: VE Day 75 Anniversary Celebrations (Friday 8 May 2020)
5th May 2020

Good Afternoon We are approaching our special Bank Holiday, 8th May – a day to start the celebrations of a great victory 75 years ago when the war in Europe was finally and officially over. It was a day that had been hard to envisage as the war took its course. As we look at [Read more...]

Hampshire County Council to Reopen Household Waste Recycling Centres
1st May 2020

Hampshire County Council to reopen household waste recycling centres Hampshire County Council has said that preparations are underway to safely reopen household waste recycling centres in the week commencing 11 May. This date is subject to further guidance expected from the government next week on travel to a household waste recycling centre during the COVID-19 [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Council Tax Re-billing and Helping Those Not On-line
23rd April 2020

Council tax re-billing Residents will be receiving new council tax bills during this week, following the decision to provide all households in the borough with a council tax payment holiday in April and May 2020. As a result of the changes no instalments, which includes direct debits, will be taken in April and May 2020. [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Temporary Closure of Deanes Building. Sharing Information about Changes to Bin Collections
17th April 2020

Temporary closure of Deanes building The Deanes building is to temporarily close from next Wednesday (22 April) in response to the continuing coronavirus outbreak. As you are no doubt aware, we have been, in line with the government instructions, supporting council officers to work from home during the current pandemic wherever possible. This has resulted [Read more...]

Message from the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Diane Taylor SC
15th April 2020

Good Afternoon I do hope this email finds you well during this difficult and extra-ordinary period we find ourselves in combating the Coronavirus? Duly noting that some of you are finding alternate ways (electronically / virtually) with keeping the local communities in touch, the Mayor Cllr Diane Taylor has asked if you would be so [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Vulnerable Residents. Tenants Houses with Multiple Occupations. New Patient Assessment Centre
15th April 2020

Update on support for vulnerable residents The Basingstoke and Deane Community Hub continued to operate across the Easter period and responded to requests from vulnerable residents during this time. The community hub continues to be working well and is receiving triaged enquiries from Hampshire County Council. If you are aware of vulnerable residents in your [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Bin Collections
8th April 2020

Waste collections temporarily reduced to protect service and bin crews Bin collections are set to be reduced temporarily to ensure waste, recycling, glass and clinical waste collections can continue in the borough during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Leader, by agreement with Group Leaders and the Chair of Scrutiny and working with officers and Serco, has [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Local Business, Parks and Open Spaces. Community Safety Officer Patrols
8th April 2020

Support for businesses We are now sending businesses further information on how to access grant funding, following the government’s announcement of a package of measures to support businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Businesses will be contacted by post or email, depending on how their business rates bill is usually sent, following [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 -Volunteer Support, Scams, Financial Support, Council Tax
5th April 2020

Over 1,500 volunteer to help those at risk stay safe during Covid-19 outbreak Over 1,500 volunteers have signed up to support residents needing to stay at home to get shopping and prescriptions since the Basingstoke and Deane Community Hub was launched. During the Coronavirus outbreak, many people have been told to self-isolate at home as [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Mental Health, Stay at Home Social Media, Children’s Activities, Stay Fit SC
3rd April 2020

Looking after mental health The government has released some advice and information on how to look after mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic. It encourages all of us to focus on key pillars of wellbeing including: ·         connecting with others looking after our physical wellbeing talking about our worries looking after our sleep and managing our [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Vulnerable residents, Camrose Centre, Basingstoke Festival and B Love
2nd April 2020

Support for vulnerable residents – new helpline launched Our contact centre is receiving a large volume of calls coming through from residents who need support with access to basic supplies.  We are responding to the enquires as swiftly as possible, dealing with some calls directly, signposting to community groups where appropriate or escalating to Hampshire [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – GP Practices, Social distancing, Self-employed, Thanks for bin crews
1st April 2020

GP practice changes announced The North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced changes to how local GP practices will operate from Monday 6 April. This follows the CCG working to best position themselves to deal with the significant challenge of Covid-19 in the most effective way. Patients have started to be informed about the [Read more...]

BDBC COVID-19 – Support For The Vulnerable, Parking, Self-Employed. Fly-Tipping
28th March 2020

Support for vulnerable residents Following yesterday’s update on the support available for vulnerable residents across the borough, we have had a number of residents who have been in touch and we are working with them and with community organisations to deliver support they require. Please be aware the careline that has been set up will [Read more...]

BDBC – COVID-19 – Support for Tax, the Vulnerable and Businesses
28th March 2020

Council tax support available during COVID-19 outbreak Support measures are being put in place by the council for residents who may struggle to pay their council tax as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Following queries received today we wanted to clarify that all residents in the borough will receive payment free months in April and May [Read more...]

BDBC – COVID-19 – Volunteers, Council Tax, Rough Sleepers
28th March 2020

Volunteers to help the elderly and vulnerable in our communities You are likely to be getting questions from people or groups in your area wanting to help support elderly and vulnerable people in their communities, for example by delivering shopping or picking up a prescription. We explained in a previous Coronavirus Councillor Briefing how the borough council [Read more...]

BDBC – COVID-19 – Play Areas, Garden Waste, Household Waste, Recycling Centre
28th March 2020

Play areas closed All public play areas and outdoor exercise equipment across the borough have been closed, following the government’s latest guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The government announced new restrictions yesterday (23 March) stating that people can only leave their houses to exercise once a day, to travel to and from work [Read more...]

BDBC – COVID-19 – Information
28th March 2020

Residents and businesses can get the latest news and updates on the impact of Covid-19 on the borough council and its services via the webpage, through Facebook and Twitter @BasingstokeGov or by signing up for regular e-newsletters at

Steventon Parish Council Vacancy Notice
4th February 2020

Steventon Parish Council Vacancy Notice

Election of Parish Councillors for Steventon
2nd May 2019

Steventon - Notice of Uncontested Election

Notice of Uncontested Election
4th April 2019

Steventon - Notice of Uncontested Election

Notice of Election May 2019
26th March 2019

Please find attached the Notice of Election for you parish

SPC Notice Of Election - Steventon

Jack Grounds, Elections Manager 01256 845488

Mayor’s Charity Lunch – Wednesday 27 March 2019 – The Restaurant, BCoT
4th March 2019

Good Afternoon The Mayor, Cllr Sean Keating, would be grateful if you would support his Charity Lunch on Wednesday 27 March 2019 in aid of his charity appeal. See here for Menu and Order Form: Mayor Charity Order Form BCoT Hospitality and Catering students will prepare, cook, serve and host the lunch at The Restaurant, Basingstoke [Read more...]

Steventon Village Annual Parish Meeting 2019
8th February 2019

Steventon Village Annual Parish Meeting 2019

Kit Malthouse – CPRE Meeting 8 February
3rd February 2019

You might be interested in a CPRE meeting to be held on the 8 February. See here for details CPRE. Lisa

Draft Transport Strategy Basingstoke
1st December 2018

Hampshire County Council and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council are seeking residents’ and stakeholders’ views on travel and transport within Basingstoke, including which types of measures should be prioritised to improve movement throughout the town. Draft Transport Strategy Basingstoke

Local Government Boundary Commission
7th August 2018

You are invited to comment on Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s draft recommendations for new ward boundaries across the borough. They are proposing that the current ward Overton, Laverstoke & Steventon is changed to Overton and Whitchurch, and that Steventon village becomes part of a new ward Oakley and the Candovers along with Deane, North Waltham, [Read more...]

Notification of Highways England Roadworks: M3 Junction 8 (Popham, Hampshire) – Bridge Support Refurbishment
19th December 2016

 I am writing to advise that Kier Highways Ltd, on behalf of Highways England, will be undertaking a scheme to replace the bearings and supports beneath the bridge which carries the M3 over the A303 westbound slip road (at junction 8).  Work will also involve replacing the expansion joints on the bridge, refurbishing the bank [Read more...]

Initial Proposals for new Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries in the South East Region
10th October 2016

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Manydown Development Brief SPD
1st September 2016

The Local Planning Authority has prepared a Draft Development Brief to guide future development on the strategic housing allocation at Manydown in western Basingstoke. The Development Brief will have the status of a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and, when finalised, will be a material consideration in the determination of planning applications across the Manydown allocation. [Read more...]

21st June 2016

It has been proposed that a defibrillator be obtained for the village. The suggestion is that it be kept in the telephone box as a central location. The Parish Council is looking into potential costs and funding sources but it would be likely that the village would need to fundraise for at least part of the [Read more...]