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  • Thank you messages of the week ending 27/3/15

    IN our popular new series the Andover Advertiser is publishing a “thank you” column featuring messages sent in by readers. read more

  • Councillors tongue-tied over housing

    AND so another 350 houses are now to be built at Augusta Park (Advertiser, 20 February), bringing the originally planned 1,750 ever closer to 3,000. read more

  • A council to be proud of

    ONCE again you seem to have given a large amount of space in your paper over to the Andover “naysayers”. read more

  • New candidate just the ticket

    TONY Hooke talks about the terrible state of the NW Hants UKIP branch. How ridiculous! read more

  • Re Tony Hooke quitting his party

    He was elected on a UKIP platform and I am sure he would agree it would be principled for him to offer the people of Andover the chance to endorse his decision in a byelection. read more

  • UKIP's in meltdown

    UKIP has announced its third parliamentary candidate for North West Hampshire in the past two weeks. read more

  • Back Through the Pages

    This photograph was taken from about where the car park is today between Sainsburys and the flyover.  Buses parked behind Bridge Street’s Andover Bus Station and the bus depot’s shed / workshops can be seen. read more

  • Vernham Dean March Parish Council Meeting

    Vernham Dean Parish Council read more

  • Amport Parish Council March meeting

    Amport Parish Council read more

  • Nether Wallop Parish Council March meeting

    Nether Wallop Parish Council read more

  • Thank you, postman

    I WOULD like to thank the postman (name unknown) who when he is delivering a parcel which because of my partial deafness (I’m housebound too) and I don’t hear him in the morning, makes a point to come back at noon. read more

  • The Post Office is failing to deliver to customers

    I WAS not surprised by your front page item on our local postal service. read more

  • The Post Office is failing to deliver to customers

    I HAVE just got around to reading last week’s Advertiser and your editorial about the post. read more

  • Worring delivery changes

    I HAVE just returned from holiday and read your article on the postal service. read more

  • Disgraced former team secretary jailed for defrauding football club Andover Advertiser:

    THE former secretary of a local football club has been jailed for "milking" club funds to pay for camping equipment and a stag do to Las Vegas. read more

  • Last gasp defeat for exhausted Overton Andover Advertiser:

    AN EXHAUSTED Overton United went down to a last second defeat at the hands of Bush Hill in Southampton on Saturday. read more

  • New Street take a share of points Andover Advertiser:

    SEVEN days after dealing Amesbury’s promotion hopes a severe blow New Street entertained another side on the fringes of the promotion positions and took a share of the points and goals at a sunny but chilly Foxcotte Park. read more

  • REVEALED: council wages prompt calls for fat cat cap Andover Advertiser:

    NEARLY 30 officers at Test Valley Borough Council earned more than £50,000 a year in the last financial year, with the chief executive’s total pay package rising to nearly £150,000. read more

  • Test Valley paedophile pleads guilty to vile sex assaults on a child - But given bail Andover Advertiser:

    A SICK paedophile from Test Valley has admitted sexually assaulting a child and possessing child pornography. read more

  • Tributes paid to Andover doctor Andover Advertiser:

    TRIBUTES have been paid to a surgeon who worked at Andover’s hospital for 25 years. read more

  • glen lane

    GLEN LANE Well Glennie for your normally gobbie cow of a wife I’m totally lost for words, except to say, you are truly the most beautiful, kind hearted, clever, strongest, bravest human being I’ve ever known and I’m so privileged to have spent the last 27 years with you. Always and forever my G.L. All my love, Wifey X ------ Miss you Daddy. Poppie X ------ Dad You will always be my hero. Love you forever, miss you until we meet again. Lisa X ------ Miss you very much Glen. Love Larry X ------ If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, I will keep you in my heart and you will stay there forever. Gemma, Lauren and Tegan ------ To the best friend I have ever had. You have always been there whenever I’ve needed you since we were 12. I need you now mate. Don’t know what I am going to do without your help and advice to sort me out. You will never know how much I will miss you. My life will never be the same. Love you Glen. Nigel X ------ A treasured friend who will be sadly missed and always in our hearts. Jason, Cindy and Max XXX ------ Treasured memories. Fondest love. Erica XXX We will all miss you. Shane, Natasha and Victoria ------ We know you will be there with us, guiding us, tutting at us with the odd shake of the head and roll of the eyes, but we will do this – for you .... YOUR TEAM! We love you, Mandie, Lisa and Nigel XXX Funeral Service on Thursday 2nd April at St. Mary’s Church, Andover at 2.00pm followed by service at Salisbury Crematorium. No black clothing. Flowers welcome c/o. S & J Maddocks. All are welcome to celebrate Glen’s life at The Hayward Suite, Wolversdene Club, Andover from 4.00p.m. read more

  • Third defeat in a row for Town Andover Advertiser:

    ANDOVER Town went down to their third home defeat in a fortnight on Tuesday as they lost to Blackfield and Langley in a twice postponed Wessex League Premier Division match. read more

  • Couple warn after lucky escape from phone scam Andover Advertiser:

    A COUPLE are warning people to be wary of cold calls after hackers took control of their computer, demanded their bank details and tried to con them into spending hundreds of pounds. read more

  • Diary Dates

    UP to 28 MARCH: Romsey Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society presents Jumpers for Goalposts by Tom Wells, at the Plaza Theatre, Romsey, at 7.30pm. read more

  • Theatre Dates

    27 MARCH: Clare Teal: A Tribute to Doris Day, at The Anvil, Basingstoke, at 7.45pm. read more

  • 100 jobs to be created at new retail park. Andover Advertiser:

    MORE than 100 jobs will be created when a new retail park opens in Andover this autumn. read more


    GOODWIN AUDREY Aged 83 Passed away peacefully on 12th March, 2015 after a short illness. A loving Mum, Nan and Great Grandma. She will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered. ---------- The Funeral Service is to be held at All Hallows Church, Whitchurch on Tuesday, 7th April, 2015 at 11.00 a.m. followed by a Committal in Whitchurch Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, made payable to Stroke Association and sent c/o Howe & Son Funeral Directors, Bear Hill, Kingsclere, Berks, RG20 5QA read more


    HALL ERIC Passed away on the 15th March, 2015, age 93. ---------- Funeral Service will be held at St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Tangley on the 14th April, 2015 at 1.30p.m. Family flowers only, but Donations if desired to Hampshire Air Ambulance. read more


    'Neil' PATEL Suddenly on 16th March, 2015, aged 50 years. ------------ Funeral Service on Tuesday 31st March at 3pm at Basingstoke Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Enquiries and donations for British Heart Foundation or Countess of Brecknock Hospice Trust c/o S. & J. Maddocks Independent Funeral Directors, Station Approach, Andover, SP10 3HN. Tel 01264 355600 read more


    Nigel John FORD Sadly passed away 17th March, 2015, after his battle with cancer. He will be sadly missed by the whole family and friends. Beloved husband, son and brother. Sleep tight don't let the bed bugs bite. Love Sandra. ---------- A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. It broke our hearts to prove to us, they only take the best. A loving brother and uncle. Love Mick, Chris, Ness and families. XXXX ---------- Loving you is easy, We do it everyday, But missing you is a heartache, that never goes away. Your loving Mum. X ---------- Funeral on Friday 10th April at 3.30pm at Basingstoke Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations for The Countess of Brecknock Hospice c/o S.& J. Maddocks Independent Funeral Directors, Station Approach, Andover, SP10 3HN. Tel 01264 355600 read more


    To our wonderful Grandad Mike CUMMINS Have fun in the allotment in the sky. Lots of love Niamhie and Flo Flo. X X read more


    Brian William KYLE Formerly of Palestine, Grateley Peacefully on 11th March 2015 aged 71 years. ---------- Funeral service on Tuesday 14th April at 11am at St. Leonard's Church, Grateley. Enquiries and flowers c/o S. & J. Maddocks Independent Funeral Directors, Station Approach, Andover, SP10 3HN Tel 01264 355600 read more


    TYLER KELLING Happy 10th Birthday on 1st April Love Mum and Dad. X X X X X X X read more


    MICK URRY Happy 70th Birthday Dad X and Uncle Phil Lots of love Dawn, Mark, Kerry, Dan, Danielle, Shayla and Lilly. X X X X X X X read more


    MICK URRY Happy 70th Birthday Dad X Grandad X Love Michael, Andrea and Family. X X X read more


    70th birthday VAL BROWN Best wishes. Debbie, Rain, Partners, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. X X X read more


    GOLDEN WEDDING JOHN AND SHEILA CORNWALL 27th March 2015. Congratulations on your special day. Lots of love, Karen, Paul, Dean, Jacky and Family. XX read more


    HOOD LORRAINE 1959 - 2013 Happy Anniversary It would have been twenty years on 25th March. Dearly missed and with treasured memories. All my love Dave. X X X read more


    Michael David CUMMINS Taken suddenly from us on 16th March 2015, aged 59 years. Beloved Husband to Mary, devoted Dad to Stephen, Laura and Emma. Treasured Father-in-Law and Granddad to Danielle, Niamh and Florence. No farewell words were spoken, No time to say goodbye, You were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why. ---------- Funeral to be held at St Nicolas Church, Upper Chute on Monday 30th March at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations for Intensive Care Unit, RHCH or The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease c/o S & J Maddocks Independent Funeral Directors, Station Approach, Andover, SP10 3HN Tel 01264 355600. read more


    CUMMINS MIKE Goodnight, God Bless. Paul, Sarah and Family. read more

  • doug mann

    MANN DOUG 14.11.1943-21.03.2015 Dearly loved, sadly missed By Sharon and all our Family. ------- Funeral Service at 3.30 p.m. at Basingstoke Crematorium on Wednesday 01 April 2015. read more


    SMITH JOHN WILLIAM FRANK (JACK) 28th August 1921 - 21st March 2015 Passed away peacefully on Saturday 21st March aged 93 years. Will be sadly missed by all his Family. ---------- Funeral to take place at Basingstoke Crematorium Wednesday 8th April at 11.00a.m. read more


    SKINNER JOYCE Dear Mum, Thinking of you always. You may be gone, but never forgotten. Your loving girls, Shirley, Jean, Yvonne and Dawn. X X X X read more


    WILCOCK BETH Roy, Angela, Lynda, Jen and Barry would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their kindness and support on their recent loss of Beth, and for the donations for Andover Mencap. Thanks to S & J Maddocks for their kindness. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement. read more

  • michael kirby

    KIRBY MICHAEL The Kirby family would like to express their sincere thanks to friends, relatives and neighbours for their support following the recent death of Michael. read more

  • george towerton

    21st birthday GEORGE TOWERTON Happy 21st birthday on 28th March, 2015. Love Dad, Mum, Samuel and Charlie. X X X X read more


    THOMAS DI Our guiding light, loved and missed more each day. Love Eric, Children and Grandchildren. read more


    COLLINS EDITH MAY Treasured memories of our dearly loved Mum, Gran and Great Gran, who fell asleep March 24th, 1983. read more


    DAVEY TOBY 12.3.26 - 26.3.05 Much loved and always in our hearts. Love from all the Family. read more


    APPLETON CRAIG AND CANDICE (Née JEEVES) Congratulations to you both and Evie on the birth of ELAINA JAYNE 7lb 12oz on 23rd March, 2015. With love from both families. X X X X X read more

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