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  • Juniper memories

    I READ in your paper of 1 August your report that young juniper trees had been found on downs in Stockbridge. read more

  • Thanks for donations

    ON behalf of Andover VIPs (Visually Impaired People) we would like to thank all the people from Andover and Whitchurch who kindly donated items for the pop-up shop which we hired in July. read more

  • Cycleway is waste of money and will lead to conflicts

    I AM grateful for Andrew Wilson writing in last week (15/8) and for making a very sensible observation. read more

  • Do councillor's development aspirations sit with role?

    CONGRATULATIONS to the Planning Control of Test Valley Borough Council for rejecting the application to decimate the Test Valley with a solar farm. read more

  • Put countryside before solar farms

    I WONDER if I may gently challenge your rather defeatist position on these vast solar panel sites? read more

  • Democracy thrown out of the window

    HAVING attended several Test Valley Borough Council and committee meetings, it is clear that we, the residents of the Test Valley Borough Council area, are being dictated to by an undemocratic council. read more

  • Fracking is not getting fair hearing

    PAUL Mayhew (Letters, 15 August) is again on the path of seeking to sustain and ‘prove’ a viewpoint based on statistics (selective part-statistics at that) and presumption based on anecdote rather than on science and fact. read more

  • Free market stall initiative is a big help

    I WOULD like to thank Test Valley Borough Council for taking the initiative of allowing charities free access to the Andover Farmers and Crafts Market. read more

  • Back Through the Pages Andover Advertiser:

    ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO — 23 AUGUST 1889 read more

  • Could you help with uni study?

    HAVE you completed treatment for breast cancer in the last five years? Are you an Internet user? Have you ever used the Internet to look up complementary and alternative medicine treatment? read more

  • County council keen to support rural village services

    I AM pleased to hear that post office services are shortly to be resumed in Shipton Bellinger. read more

  • Three cheers fro junior graduates

    READERS of a recent edition of the Andover Advertiser will have seen photos of pupils from Andover schools dressed in mortar boards and gowns to celebrate their junior graduation. read more

  • Progress would have amazed the canal navvies

    I SOMETIMES wander on foot or on a bike between Andover and Stockbridge along the excellent 246 combined cycle route (Kintbury-Timsbury) which for much of the way replaces the old canal (then railway) route from Andover to Redbridge. read more

  • Lymphoedema support group

    THERE are at least 240,000 people in the UK who are affected by a condition which causes swelling of the limbs or body. read more

  • Police appeal after indecent exposure near The Range

    ANDOVER Police are appealing for a woman to contact officers after an indecent exposure was reported in the town. read more

  • Free fun is a big hit Andover Advertiser:

    NOT many activities in life are free but on Saturday afternoon Aster communities provided an exception when their community fun day proved a big hit with locals – especially those with plenty of zip. read more

  • Good Vehicle Operator's Licence

    Good Vehicle Operator's Licence read more

  • Diary Dates

    22 AUGUST: Battle of the Bands / Gig Night, in aid of The ARK Centre (cancer care charity), at The Southampton Arms, Winchester Road, Andover, from 6pm to 11pm. Tickets: 07825 889412. read more

  • Theatre Dates

    UP to 6 SEPTEMBER: Calamity Jane, at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury, at 7.30pm. Matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm. read more

  • MICHAEL GRAYER

    MICHAEL GRAYER alias Mick the Boiler Man Died suddenly on Monday 11th August 2014 He was a wonderfully warm and friendly man, always ready for a chat. He leaves a large hole in our lives. Love Penny, Natalie, Edward, Sarah, Mia & Heather Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday 26th August at West Berkshire Crematorium at 1.30pm Family flowers only, but donations if desired to Air Ambulance c/o Camp Hopson Funeral Directors, 90 West Street, Newbury. RG14 1HA Tel: 01635 522210 read more

  • MICK WELLS

    MICK WELLS Internment on Friday 22nd August at 3.30pm at Charlton Cemetery read more

  • alan charles smith

    Alan Charles SMITH 2nd May 1924 – 9th August 2014 Passed away peacefully aged 90 years. Much loved husband to Betty, a loving father to Ann, Graham, Trish and Clare, wonderful father-in-law, devoted Grandad and Great Grandad A great loss to the family. Sadly missed by all. In memory of a life well lived. The funeral service will be held at St Peter’s Church, Linkenholt on Thursday 28th August at 2.30pm. Please wear a little colour. Family flowers only but donations welcomed for The Great Bedwyn Community Equipment Fund (for paediatric oximeters) c/o S. & J. Maddocks Independent Funeral Directors, Station Approach, Andover, SP10 3HN Tel 01264 355600. read more

  • Sarah McGinty

    SARAH MCGINTY 40 on 28 August 2014 LOOKING GOOD MY FRIEND! Happy Birthday xx read more

  • RAY EMBREY

    RAY EMBREY'S 80TH BIRTHDAY Thanks to all family and friends who attended Ray's surprise party. Thanks for all the lovely gifts and kind donations of £220 to MDS Society read more

  • Emma/Neil Wright/Hibberd

    WEDDING DAY Emma Wright and Neil Hibberd 23.08.14 Congratulations on your special day. Love Mum, Dad, Lucy, Andy & Milli read more

  • john potton

    John Derrick POTTON 2nd November 1953 - 12th August 2014 Passed away peacefully at home. He will be greatly missed by his wife June, children, grandchildren and all his family. The funeral will be held on Wednesday 27th August, at Basingstoke Crematorium, at 2.15pm, followed by a celebration of his life at The Hayward Suite, Love Lane, Andover. Family flowers only but donations to Macmillan Cancer Support and/ or The Countess of Brecknock Hospice Trust accepted through www.virginmoney giving.com/JohnPotton or sent c/o S. & J. Maddocks Independent Funeral Directors, Station Approach, Andover, SP10 3HN Tel 01264 355600 read more

  • WALTER BROCKHURST

    WALTER BROCKHURST (Melody Universal) Beloved Father of Maureen and Michael Passed away on 13.8.14 age 93 Missed by all read more

  • eileen brown

    EILEEN BROWN One year has passed, Sadly missed by Pat and the grandchildren. read more

  • TERESA ALISON MUNDY

    TERESA ALISON MUNDY Ten long years without you, remembered always, Mum and brother Chris ======= Missing you Mum Kenny, Nicky, Josh, Keino & Summer x x read more

  • DON TRUBRIDGE

    TRUBRIDGE DON 23/8/12 It's been two long and lonely years, no words can say how much you are so sadly missed, forever in my thoughts Love Margaret xx ===== 2 years have passed and we all still miss you so much (Pop) Dad. Love Pauline & Pete Grandad of Lee, Erin, Linsay & Graeme and Great Granddaughter Harriet x x ===== (Pop) After two years you are very much missed each and every day. Always in our thoughts Love Christine & Nigel x x read more

  • PAMELA O'LEARY

    PAMELA O'LEARY Always remembering you, my special friend Love Chris x read more

  • JOE AYRES

    AYRES JOE 1936 - 1994 Still greatly missed Your loving wife Molly read more

  • TER LOMAS

    LOMAS TER Passed away 22nd August 2013 Every day in some small way memories of you come our way. Though absent, you are always near still missed, loved and always dear. All our love Mum & Dad x x x x read more

  • TERRY LOMAS

    TERRY LOMAS 04.09.54 - 22.08.13 Taken too soon, always in our hearts, thought of every day. Jean, Brian & Becki x x x read more

  • ELLA STAINER

    ELLA STAINER Love and miss you loads Sheila, Paul, Tony & Paula read more

  • Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence

    Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence Kieron Beattie Landscaping Ltd of Forest View Nurseries, Forest Lane, Picket Twenty, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 6LG is applying to change an existing licence as follows: To keep an extra 0 goods vehicle and 1 trailer at the operating centre at Forrest View Nurseries, Forest Lane, Picket Twenty, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 6LG, To add an operating centre to keep 5 goods vehicles and 1 trailer at Units A & B Motley Mill, Weyhill Road, Weyhill, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 0PN. Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF, stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time send a copy of their representations to the applicant at the address given at the top of this notice. A Guide to Making Representations is available from the Traffic Commissioner's office. read more

  • Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence

    Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence Test Valley Paving Ltd trading as Test Valley Paving Ltd, of 4 Mallard Close, Andover, Hampshire SP10 5PE is applying for a licence to use Ken White Distribution Ltd, Unit 24, Hopkinson Way, Andover, SP10 3ZE as an operating centre for 2 goods vehicles and 0 trailers. Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF, stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time send a copy of their representations to the applicant at the address given at the top of this notice. A Guide to Making Representations is available from the Traffic Commissioner's office. read more

  • GOODS VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENCE

    GOODS VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENCE Kaldon Ltd trading as Hatherden Horse Transport of 106 Brackenbury Road, London W6 OBD is applying to change an existing licence as follows: To keep an extra 1 goods vehicle and 0 trailers at the operating centre at Cottage Stables, Little Hatherden, Andover SP11 OHY. Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF, stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time send a copy of their representations to the applicant at the address given at the top of this notice. A Guide to Making Representations is available from the Traffic Commissioner's office. read more

  • Police appeal for witnesses following £7,000 burglary.

    POLICE are investigating a burglary where more than £7,000 worth of property was reported stolen in a house burglary in Shipton Bellinger. read more

  • Queen Charlotte stay clear in Premier Pool

    Queen Charlotte maintained control of the Premier League thanks to a 7-2 win over QCCs. read more

  • Basing have no answer to 'Parish blast Andover Advertiser:

    A brilliant spell of bowling from Harry Martin reduced Old Basing to 16-4 before Alex Coetzee, Barry Blackmore and Ben Gardner picked up a wicket each. read more

  • Big win sets Penton up for top table clash on Saturday Andover Advertiser:

    For the first time this season, Barry Kavanagh won the toss and put Penton in to bat. read more

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