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Celebrity guest joins bands at charity Oxjam

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

LOCAL bands, the town mayor and a celebrity guest are raising money for two local charities with Oxjam at The Lights in November.

More police on patrol in the town

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are stepping up patrols to ensure that Andover residents enjoy a happy Hallowe’en.

Three car collision closes carriageway

Andover Advertiser:

2:55pm Friday 31st October 2014

A MAN had to be cut out of a vehicle he was travelling in after being involved in a collision in Andover this afternoon.

Fun packed Hallowe'en

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

GHASTLY ghouls and creepy crawlies have been delighting children and grown-ups for Hallowe’en.

Madcap comedy at The Haymarket

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

ROBIN Hawdon’s comedy about nightclub dancers set in London’s Soho will be coming to Basingstoke next month.

Strait from the heart

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

CELEBRATING Dire Straits, who have sold in excess of 120 million albums worldwide, Money for Nothing will be coming to Andover in November.

Lights gig for 80s duo

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

MERSEYSIDE band China Crisis will be performing in Andover in November.

Security stepped up after £35k burglary

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ANDOVER businesses have ramped up their security after thousands of pounds worth of goods and equipment were stolen in a night-time raid.

Poppy seller's car stolen

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

3:13pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THIEVES stole a pensioner’s car while she sold poppies in a Hampshire village.

Council named one of the best

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WILTSHIRE Council has been named one of the best councils in the country.

Focus on heroism and sacrifice

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THEY are dramatic images that show our soldiers at their very best.

Glittering prizes...

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE best of the county’s companies were in the spotlight as the winners of the Hampshire Business Awards were announced at a glamorous ceremony.

Chance meeting for diamond duo

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

The Andover Advertiser provided the ideal meeting place for a couple who are this week celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

A-Fest family fun

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A FESTIVAL featuring live music and street performers will be coming to Andover next spring.

Hottest Hallowe'en on record

Andover Advertiser:

1:11pm Friday 31st October 2014

Britain is today revelling in its warmest Halloween on record.

Fallen heroes to be remembered

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

LUDGERSHALL’S fallen soldiers will be commemorated with a Great War exhibition over the remembrance weekend.

Gymnast Alicia needs your help

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SHE is on course to achieve her dream of competing against the best in the world.

Bomb suit wins Defender award

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN ANDOVER-based defence company has been awarded a prestigious prize at an awards ceremony in Poland.

UKIP declare 'war' over 'hypocrite' jibe

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

“IT’S war.” Those are the defiant words of UKIP chiefs after Conservatives branded one of their councillors a hypocrite.

Lock your garage up

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS in Andover are being urged to keep their garages secure following a spate of break-ins.

Booze thief's sentence cut

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BOOZE thief who was jailed after twice being caught stealing lager from an Andover store has had his sentence slashed by top judges.

Honoured for decade of commitment

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN Andover man has been given a prestigious national honour for his services to the cadets.

Grant helps garden firm to grow

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN Andover garden maintenance company has been presented with a grant for £500 from Test Valley Borough Council.

Star-studded event

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE was no frosty reception at a new Andover store which was opened in style with Elsa and Olaf from hit Disney film Frozen.

Shop named one of top stores in UK

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN ANDOVER store has been named one of the top 100 local shops in the UK.

Funding tips for companies

Andover Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

COMPANIES in the Tidworth area can gain tips on how to secure funding at a morning meeting this week.

Taking a leap for Lacey Pearl

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE heartbroken dad of a young girl who died after suffering a rare genetic condition has taken to the skies to raise money in her honour.

Showcase for youth group

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A WHITCHURCH-based youth group has shown off its work over the last year with a celebration event.

Honours for young achievers

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

LEAVERS from an independent Andover school were reunited to celebrate their achievements.

Backing for crossing bid

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

AN ANDOVER councillor has backed parents campaigning for a controlled crossing to be installed outside a school.

A safe place for vulnerable people

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

BUSINESSES and organisations in Ludgershall are to become safe havens for residents after town chiefs signed up to a council initiative.

Tasty treat for charity

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

AN ANDOVER opticians has hosted a bake sale in support of a sight charity.

Tasty new venture in village

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

VILLAGERS in Abbotts Ann have been collecting their garden apples and donating them to their award-winning village shop who have used them to produce their very own apple juice which is now up for sale.

Jurassic jaunt for geography students

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

DORSET’S picturesque Jurassic Coast provided the backdrop for an Andover school’s geography studies.

Highways chiefs are the best

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S highway chiefs have been voted the best in the country following a national survey.

Countryside consultation

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

TIME is running out to have your say on public access to the countryside.

Drama group's French bazaar

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

OVERTON Dramatic Society is hosting a French-themed bazaar to promote its upcoming show, The Three Musketeers.

Expanded bus service on way

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch and Overton are set to benefit from an increased Sunday bus service.

Hero appeal

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

WHITCHURCH Town Council bosses want residents to nominate their community heroes ahead of its annual awards.

Bridging the gap

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

ANDOVER Bridge Club is on the hunt for new members.

Make a splash for charity

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PEOPLE are invited to make a splash for charity at Andover Leisure Centre, which is hosting a sponsored swim between 6.45pm and 8.45pm on Saturday 15 November in aid of the town’s branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Church music

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A VILLAGE school is set to host a classical music concert in aid of one of the area’s most historic churches.

Cold front

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FOUR in five residents admit they will be forced to brave plummeting temperatures this winter in a bid to keep their heating costs down.

Jeweller talks about tackling robbers

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN Andover jeweller has told how he tried to fight off a hammerwielding gang during a dramatic smash-and-grab robbery on his Andover shop.

Half-term packed with Hallowe'en workshops

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THERE’S loads of spooky half-term fun on offer at The Lights this year.

Take part in spooky fun at annual Pumpkin Day

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

PULL on your wellies and join the Riverford team on the farm for its annual Pumpkin Day tomorrow.

Bigging up local talent at contest

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

ANDOVER poets Bobbie Coelho and Sharon Vennall have won first and second prizes in the Andover section of this year’s Big Up Words poetry competition.

Wartime message for town pupils

Andover Advertiser:

12:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from across Andover have joined forces to help the town’s shopping centre commemorate the First World War.

From blues to bluegrass music

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

DIRECTED by the Godfather of grunge folk, Wild Willy Barrett, this dynamic quartet are booked to make an arena performance at The Lights on Friday, 31 October.

Ex-Squeeze star grabs his guitar

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SINGER-songwriter, guitarist and former member of Squeeze, Nick Harper will be appearing at The Lights in November.

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