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  • Comfortable win for Jam Boys at Pewsey Vale Andover Advertiser:

    Whitchurch travelled to Pewsey for the first time in 18 months for a first round tie in the League Cup, a competition in which they reached the semi-final stage last season. read more

  • Just champion Kristoff for the fifth time Andover Advertiser:

    Andover Gym Club’s elite tumbling gymnasts travelled to the Echo Arena, Liverpool to take part in the 2014 British Championships last week and Kristof Willerton continued to make gymnastics’ history winning the British Championships Senior title for the fifth year in a row. read more

  • Late goals deny Town as Petersfield snatch unlikely win Andover Advertiser:

    Despite a much improved performance Town were cruelly denied the points that their efforts deserved as a 95th minute goal resulted in Petersfield going home from the Portway with all three points. read more

  • Fruitless journey to London for battling All Blacks

    It was a case of so near but so far for Andover as they again ran London opponents close on their own back yard, but made the long journey home with just a bonus point to show for their efforts. read more

  • Goals galore in final friendly for Town hockey men

    In their final warm up game Andover attacked and were rewarded after 12 minutes when Will Osman connected with a cross from the right of the D to open the scoring. read more

  • New principal visits primary schools Andover Advertiser:

    THE new principal of Winton Community Academy has been fielding questions to local Year 6 pupils about life in secondary school. Nathan Thomas has visited Vigo Junior School, Anton Junior School, Andover Primary School, Knights Enham Junior School, Endeavour Primary School and Smannell and Enham Primary School. He has also been getting the students up on their feet singing and dancing in the morning assemblies. “The Year 6 students have been brilliant with lots of energy and excellent questions about what it’s like at secondary school,” said Mr Thomas. As well as singing and dancing together the primary school pupils have been finding out more about Winton Community Academy and their open evening on Tuesday 30 September. “These are exciting times for Winton Community Academy and I would like as many year six or Year 5 students parents as possible to visit us at our open evening to see how things are changing,” he added. “Winton already has many strengths with wonderful staff and students but understandably parents are concerned by some of the difficulties it has experienced in the last few years. “All I would ask is parents and students come along on the evening to find out about our vision for Winton and see why we believe it is such an innovative and creative school focused on excellent teaching and learning.” read more

  • Pupils help police catch speeding cars Andover Advertiser:

    ANTON Junior School children have been helping to keep the roads around their buildings safe by carrying out speed checks. read more

  • Supertot winners collect their prizes Andover Advertiser:

    ANDOVER Chantry Centre’s garden area was alive with activity on Monday as the winners of the 2014 Supertots competition met up and claimed their prizes. read more

  • Rookwood's LAMDA success Andover Advertiser:

    PUPILS at Rookwood School, Andover, are already celebrating this term, all thanks to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). read more

  • Uni speaking same language as schools Andover Advertiser:

    THE University of Winchester has been given a six-figure grant to develop a modern foreign language project with primary schools across Hampshire. read more

  • Distillery's great glasshouses Andover Advertiser:

    OVER 300 people flocked to Laverstoke on Wednesday for an exclusive opening of the new Bombay Sapphire Distillery. read more

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