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Finalist in ‘A Place to be Proud of Awards 2019’

Congratulations to all our wonderful Street Pastors! Basingstoke Street Pastors was a finalist in the ‘Unsung Hero’ category at the ‘A Place to be Proud of’ Awards ceremony last night. The programme read: ‘The Street Pastors are an amazing example of community spirit in action. This is a voluntary group who go out in all […]

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Dan Whiteway from Basingstoke Gazette joined us for an evening

Basingstoke Gazette on 2 May IN LIFE, we always need someone there for us to pick us up when we fall. For Basingstoke Street Pastors, this truism can be seen in both a literal and figurative light. The literal is fairly obvious, with those on nights out in the centre of Basingstoke who are a […]

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Nominated for a Place to be Proud of Award

Well done Basingstoke Street Pastors! We’ve been nominated for a Place to be Proud of Award in the ‘Volunteer of the Year‘ category. The awards evening will be held on 6 June when the finalists will be announced. Thank you to all those who nominated our amazing volunteers! These prestigious awards have been running in […]

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Heartfelt thank you to the Royal British Legion Women’s Section

We were delighted to be invited by the members of the British Legion Women’s Section to give a presentation on the work we do. The members generously handed over a donation of £90.30 for the work of Street Pastors – donations like these are invaluable to us in continuing our work.  A heartfelt thank you!

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Basingstoke has kept the Purple Flag flying for the seventh year in a row

The Purple Flag accreditation, run by the Association of Town Centre Management, aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town centres throughout the UK as evening or late night venues to support local economies. Basingstoke’s Purple Flag celebrates the town’s diverse number of venues for different ages, groups, lifestyles and cultures, its […]

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Police and Crime Commissioner awards grant to Street Pastors

Hampshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner has announced the award of a grant to help fund the work of Basingstoke Street Pastors in keeping people safe at night and reducing anti-social behaviour. “Through my Safer Communities Fund, I am pleased to support and invest in Basingstoke Street Pastors, an organisation that helps to keep people in […]

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Thinking of visiting a local church?

If you are thinking of visiting a local church in the Basingstoke area, and you aren’t sure which churches are in your neighbourhood, where they meet, the time of the service and if they cater for children? Well, all that information is available on the One Church Basingstoke website. Here is a link: FIND A […]

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Heartfelt thanks to the Methodist church in Old Basing

  A huge thank you to the Methodist Church in Old Basing members and friends for your generous donation of 100 water bottles, bags of lollipops, wet wipes and flip flops. Your kindness is much appreciated by our Street Pastors and those we help on the street!

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Invitation to our 10 year anniversary Service of Celebration

This year (2018) Basingstoke Street Pastors celebrates its 10th year working in the town.  The first team went out on patrol on Friday, 25th July 2008. We are holding a Service of Celebration on Friday, 6 July at 7.30pm, at the United Reformed Church, London Street, Basingstoke, RG21 7NU. Rev Les Isaac OBE, the found […]

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Rewarded for helping to keep revellers safe

Extract from the Basingstoke Observer, written by Owen Hughes. Basingstoke volunteers were honoured by the High Sheriff of Hampshire last week at a community awards ceremony. Basingstoke Street Pastors were presented with the award in recognition of their contribution to the community during the High Sheriff Awards at the Great Hall in Winchester on March […]

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