Aldershot

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Aldershot
Administration
District:Rushmoor
County:Hampshire
Region:South East England
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Hampshire
Traditional County:Hampshire
Postal County:Hampshire

Template:GBmap Aldershot is a town in the English county of Hampshire, on a moorland 55 km (35 miles) southwest of London, and is administered by Rushmoor Borough Council. The nearby villages of Ash and Ash Vale are in the county of Surrey, though their postal addresses are "Ash, Aldershot, Hampshire" and "Ash Vale, Aldershot, Hampshire", respectively.

Aldershot is known for its connection with the British Army which established a permanent camp in the area for instruction in military manoeuvres, in 1854.

Aldershot's MP is Gerald Howarth (Conservative), with a majority of 5334 (May 2005).

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Arms of the former Aldershot Borough Council

The local press are the "Aldershot Mail", the "Aldershot News", the "Aldershot Courier", and the "Surrey-Hants Star" (http://www.shstar.co.uk/). In-depth coverage and analysis of local social and environmental issues are by Blackwater Valley Environmental Justice (http://bvej.freewebsites.com/) (alt site (http://bvej.o-f.com/)).

The railway station and bus station are both situated off Station Road.

Geography

Aldershot is located at Template:Coor dms (51.2500, -0.7833)1.

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