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Out of their shells...

Andover Advertiser: Out of their shells...

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TORTOISES and their owners attended a waking-up party.

Bosom buddies to walk for charity

Andover Advertiser: Bosom buddies to walk for charity

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

THREE women will walk across the streets of London to raise money for breast cancer.

Friends' capital success

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

THREE childhood friends from Andover completed the London Marathon to raise almost £5,000 for the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development.

School meals free for first three years from September

6:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

PRIMARY school children in Hampshire will be going to class on ‘Italian tomato pasta’ and ‘Spanish chicken’ when they return to school for the summer term.

Marathon dad in tribute to son

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A DAD from Andover successfully completed the London Marathon in memory of his late son to raise money for Sebastian’s Action Trust.

TV star Chris opens aviaries

Andover Advertiser: TV star Chris opens aviaries

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A CONSERVATION project near Andover had a special visitor over the weekend.

Row over deputy mayor 'politics'

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

LIB Dem councillors have accused the Conservatives of politicising the mayoralty after an Andover Conservative first elected in 2011 was chosen in preference to a Romsey Lib Dem with 28 years’ council service for the post of deputy mayor.

Two speakers at Mutual Business Group's April meeting

6:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ANDOVER’S Mutual Business Group (MBG) will have two people speak at their April breakfast meeting on Tuesday.

Andover past

Andover Advertiser: Andover past

2:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

This week’s then and now photo in the Andover Advertiser shows how the Andover street scene looking out from the Town Mills has changed since local man Jeffrey Saunders took the photo in the 1960s.

16 users for Clare's Law

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW law is helping people find out about their partner’s past.

Students spend the day as TV reporters

Andover Advertiser: Students spend the day as TV reporters

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

STUDENTS from John Hanson Community School joined thousands of pupils across the country when they took part in the BBC Schools Report day.

First Andover Cuckoo heard

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A READER has told us that the first cuckoo of the season has been heard in Andover Carolyn Hammond, said: "I have just been privileged to hear the sound of the Cuckoo – Have any of your other readers reported hearing this? "I know it is not that early and could just be one passing through but it was lovely to hear it. "We live near the Ladies Walk and it appeared to be coming from further over."

Farmers urged to apply for flood money

10:43am Thursday 17th April 2014

A LOCAL Council is encouraging local farmers affected by recent flooding to bid for a Government grant of up to £35,000 to alleviate the effect of damage to their land.

Passion Play on stage

Andover Advertiser: Passion Play on stage

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

ANDOVER’S annual Passion Play has moved indoors to beat the bad weather.

Scheme builds skills for life

Andover Advertiser: Scheme builds skills for life

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HARROW Way Community School has been selected to be one of the Champion Schools for the 2014 National Citizen Service (NCS), the Government-backed youth citizenship programme.

Augusta Park residents in Sky TV deal

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

TRIPLE play, broadband, TV and call packages will soon be available to residents on Augusta Park thanks to a deal agreed with Sky TV.

Warning as vehicles targeted

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LAND Rover Defender owners near Andover are being warned to be vigilant after three were targeted.

Village crime

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

POLICE responded to 34 incidents in Overton during February this year.

Teacher's farewell after 40-year career

Andover Advertiser: Teacher's farewell after 40-year career

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A LUDGERSHALL resident and deputy head teacher of a renowned special school has stepped down after a 40-year career in education.

A day full of fun

Andover Advertiser: A day full of fun

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Easter Bunny arrived in Andover for a family fun day.

Tribute to former Andover Vision manager

Andover Advertiser: Tribute to former Andover Vision manager

3:49pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE former manager of Andover Vision has died after a short illness.

War centenary concert success

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

THE Whitchurch Mayor’s Charity Concert to commemorate the centenary of the First World War held at Testbourne Community School was a huge success.

Clean up in Andover neighbourhood

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

KING Arthur’s Way residents and Aster Communities will join forces for a neighbourhood tidy-up tomorrow.

Air ambulance's 5,000th mission

9:00am Monday 14th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) celebrated last week after undertaking its 5,000th mission since it began operations on 1 July, 2007.

Sentinel skydive boosts hospices

9:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A TEAM of daredevil fundraisers from Sentinel Housing Association leapt from 10,000ft in aid of Naomi House and Jacksplace.

Andover United Reformed Church and 1st Andover Girls’ Brigade plants poppies for peace and remembrance

Andover Advertiser: Andover United Reformed Church and 1st Andover Girls’ Brigade plants poppies for peace and remembrance

9:47am Monday 14th April 2014

9th April 2014 Andover United Reformed Church and 1st Andover Girls’ Brigade plants poppies for peace and remembrance Girls from 1st Andover GB planted poppies of peace and remembrance on 9th April with the hope that they will bloom on or around 4 August, the 100 year commemoration of the declaration of the First World War.

Theft of cash from shop till

11:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

CASH was stolen from a shop in Tidworth.

New chief for Macular Society

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE Macular Society, based in Andover, has announced the appointment of Tony Rucinski as its new chief executive officer.

Thanks for daffodil support

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

MARIE Curie have thanked the people of Andover for their generous support of the Great Daffodil Appeal.

Dads and lads dress up for charity walk

Andover Advertiser: Dads and lads dress up for charity walk

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

BOYS and men gathered to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer.

Battalion's proud heritage marked

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

THE proud heritage of two Welsh battalions has been recognised at a ceremony in Tidworth to mark a historic merger.

I'm made up over win

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

AN Andover College hair and media make-up student has been honoured at the Professional Beauty Show London 2014.

Council announces new set of traffic restrictions

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

NEW traffic measures are set to be introduced to residential roads in Andover.

Welcome return of car show

Andover Advertiser: Welcome return of car show

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

ANDOVER’S classic car show is set to return to Wyke Down after severe flooding forced a change of location last year.

Rory in my bun

Andover Advertiser: Rory in my bun

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

AN ANDOVER College lecturer has bet £1,000 on Rory McIlroy to win the Masters after seeing the golfer’s face on his Danish pastry.

Roller disco back

12:51pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE popular Andover roller disco will be back for another spin this Easter, with a neon fancy dress theme to take it back to its 80s roots.

Heroin and cocaine seized in drugs raid

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A WEEK of cracking down on drugs in Andover has resulted in cannabis, heroin and cocaine worth more than £5,000 being found.

Change 'danger road' say angry residents

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

ANGRY Tufton and Whitchurch residents claim that they have gone “full circle”

War briefing

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

TIDWORTH’S Military Cemetery will be the focus of a county-wide First World War commemorative event on 30 July.

College garden is truly 'green'

Andover Advertiser: College garden is truly 'green'

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

SPARSHOLT College Hampshire has formed a partnership with global packaging company Huhtamaki to give their 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower garden a truly sustainable theme.

New mayor

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

TEST Valley Borough Council has announced that the next mayor-making event in May will take place in Andover in the Guildhall.

Runners raise cash

9:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

RUNNERS of all ages turned out to take part in a fundraising race.

Extra theatre parking a military exercise?

11:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

ADDITIONAL car parking at the new Garrison Theatre in Tidworth could eventually be funded by the Army.

Fighting back after floods

Andover Advertiser: Fighting back after floods

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

VILLAGES near Andover are some of the first to benefit from new equipment to help reduce the impact of flooding on homes and businesses.

Fun run for Water Aid

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

BARTON Stacey C of E Primary School children have held a nonuniform day and fun run to help raise funds to support Water Aid.

Say hi to small fry

11:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A TEAM of students at Sparsholt College Aquatics Centre have been taking on the difficult challenge of breeding seahorses.

Material business pops up

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

THE pop-up shop initiative in Andover has moved premises and is now enjoying residence at 91 High Street.

Pupils coping with board-om

Andover Advertiser: Pupils coping with board-om

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

CHILDREN had the chance to try fun on four wheels during skateboarding workshops at Stockbridge Primary School.

Growing insurance firm prepares for the future

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

ANDOVER’S fastest-growing business is ensuring it continues to thrive with the launch of a degree-level apprenticeship scheme which could prove to be a game-changer for the insurance industry.

No support for cycleway, says councillor

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

ANDOVER County councillor Tony Hooke says he’s been unable to find a single person who wants to see a cycleway built along Weyhill Road – other than Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council officials.







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