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Police appeal after indecent exposure near The Range

Andover Advertiser:

3:35pm Friday 22nd August 2014

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

Free fun is a big hit

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

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.

Police appeal for witnesses following £7,000 burglary.

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

9:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

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

Robe maker 'a success story'

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN Andover business has been congratulated by the Conservative’s prospective parliamentary candidate for completing its biggest ever contract.

Golfer pledges £30k for amputee

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

STOCKBRIDGE amputee Alex Lewis is closer to his dream of new limbs after his golfing hero Justin Rose donated £30,000 during a fundraising day in Andover.

Soldiers to the rescue of kitten

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A KITTEN rescued by soldiers in Tidworth is now looking for a new home.

Recycling tips

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council has issued new guidelines on what can and cannot be recycled.

Post office to open seven days a week

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A POST Office will soon be open seven days a week.

Coldest mid August night since records began

Andover Advertiser:

12:29pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ON WEDNESDAY north west Hampshire experienced its coldest mid August night since records began in 1966.

Be Wiser shortlisted for award

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ANDOVER based business Be Wiser Insurance has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

CarFest fun

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

IF you didn’t get a ticket for this year’s CarFest you can still enjoy some of the action from the event at Laverstoke Farm.

Rural crime costs £1m in Hampshire

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

RURAL crime cost the local community £1m in Hampshire last year according to a survey.

Vitacress joins battle to save crayfish

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

VITACRESS, which is based on the edge of St Mary Bourne, is now a major partner in a project designed to save a threatened population of crayfish from extinction in Britain.

New award in Sue's name

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

THE Pride of Andover Awards committee has announced that a new award will be added to the categories this year.

Break in at Cricket pavilion

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

ANDOVER Cricket Club was targeted in a burglary which saw over £100 worth of drink stolen from the pavilion on Bachelor’s Barn Road.

Chocolate stolen in Ludgershall

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A SHOPLIFTING incident took place in Ludgershall.

Toilet broken into in Ludgershall

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A LOCK was broken in a public toilet in Ludgershall.

Fraud in Ludgershall

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

FRAUD was reported to Wiltshire Police in Ludgershall.

Fight in Ludgershall

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A FIGHT was reported to police in Ludgershall.

DreamNight funds given a £247 boost

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

TEST Valley mayor Jan Lovell says those who donated £247 towards ‘DreamNight’ at Tesco on Saturday can be sure the money will be much appreciated.

Faster service

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

ANDOVER internet users are set to benefit from new ultrafast broadband.

Wiltshire residents can give views on bus fares

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

WILTSHIRE residents can give their views on proposed changes to concessionary bus fares aimed at saving six-figure sums from the county budget..

Steam railway possibility to learn fate

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

RAIL enthusiasts hoping to run a steam railway between Ludgershall and Andover will learn more about the viability of their plans on Monday.

It's playtime...

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

FAMILIES took part in a host of community events for National Play Day.

Andover Wine Circle August Meeting

Andover Advertiser:

7:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Andover Wine Circle

Young carers enjoy swimming treat

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A GROUP of Andover children who spend a lot of their time looking after other people have been the centre of attention at Andover Leisure Centre.

Charlton residents object new homes proposal

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

ALMOST 100 residents from the Charlton area have written letters of objection to a proposal to build up to 85 homes on their doorstep on land between Goch Way and Saxon Way.

Night raid on the Magic Roundabout

Andover Advertiser:

4:39pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information and witnesses following a burglary at the Magic Roundabout pub in Andover, in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Unknown offenders broke in, smashed fruit machines and stole cash.

Thousands set for superfast broadband

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

THOUSANDS more people will be able to connect to superfast broadband in Hampshire.

Finkley Down Farm holds Dog Show

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

IT wasn’t only the four legged competitors that were claiming prizes at the Hampshire Greyhound Rescue Dog Show on Saturday.

War exhibition

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

AN exhibition featuring details of the 64 men from Whitchurch who gave their lives in the First World War is being held at the Town Hall throughout August.

Lights Out to remember

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE people of Whitchurch joined in with a Lights Out invitation to mark the 100th anniversary of the date Great Britain entered the First World War.

WW1 centenary pigeon release

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A HUNDRED homing pigeons were released outside Andover’s shopping centre to mark the centenary anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

OVER the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Gates replaced

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MONEY has been made available to replace two gates at Edward Kersley Playing Field in Overton.

Going mad for wonderland

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

THE Queen of Hearts was one of the special guests at a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party which took place at The Tea Cosy in Hurstbourne Tarrant on Saturday.

Commissioner needs your views

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 11th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE Police and Crime Commissioner, Simon Hayes, is seeking views from the public to help him in developing a menu of Community Remedy sanctions for low level crimes.

Music evening raises £220

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

AN evening of local music in Overton was held at St Mary’s Hall raising money for two local causes.

Vigil at St Mary's Church

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A VIGIL will be held at St Mary’s Church, Andover, on Monday evening. It coincides with one being held at Westminster Abbey and remembers the moment when Britain declared war at 11pm on 4 August, 1914.

In line for brilliant time at The Forge

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

ANVIL Arts has announced the line-up for the autumn season at The Forge, and once again there is an eclectic choice of shows in the intimate venue.

Take your seats for Hal’s funniest offering to date

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

ACTOR and comedian Hal Cruttenden will be at Andover’s The Lights with stand-up show Tough Luvvie.

Broken zipline set to be fixed

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A ZIPLINE in Overton that has fallen into a state of disrepair could be fixed in the coming weeks.

Have your say on The Lights

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

EACH summer The Lights in Andover undertakes a satisfaction survey to find out exactly what customers think about the venue and what it has to offer.

Battle to raise much-needed funds at proms

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people packed the grounds of a castle to raise money for charity.

Police engage with teenagers

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

POLICE in Whitchurch have been working hard to engage with young people in the area.

Lane closures between Andover and Shipton Bellinger

Andover Advertiser:

3:08pm Friday 8th August 2014

THERE will be lane closures in place along the A303 between Andover to Shipton Bellinger.

Overnight lane closure

Andover Advertiser:

3:04pm Friday 8th August 2014

A NIGHT time lane closure will be in place along the A303 at Andover.

Prison suicide rate described as 'tragic'

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes has spoken out about a 69 per cent increase in prison suicides.

Volunteers' garden boost

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

YOUNG volunteers have renovated Andover Crisis Centre’s outdoor space in just four days.

Artists given a chance to showcase their work

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 8th August 2014

WHITCHURCH Arts held an art exhibition at the Gill Nethercott Centre for local artists to showcase their work.







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