The Andover Advertiser first with the news

Mencap meeting

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MEMBERS of Andover and District Mencap will host their annual general meeting on Tuesday 25 November.

81-year-old sues former employer

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN ANDOVER pensioner with terminal cancer is suing the Royal Mail Group for a six-figure sum, after blaming them for contracting the disease.

Scout's security

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TIDWORTH’s civic chiefs have handed a grant to the town’s scout group to beef up their security following a burglary in the summer.

Food service makes shortlist

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council is in line for a national catering award for its Meals on Wheels service.

First class Friday

Andover Advertiser:

10:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE first batch of First Class pictures are due to appear in this Friday's Andover Advertiser.

Sound support for striking NHS staff

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ANDOVER was alive with the tooting of horns last Monday morning as residents sounded their support for striking hospital staff.

App for views on NHS

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NHS patients can now provide feedback and suggestions on their treatment through a new mobile app.

Cars day helps cancer charity

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CELEBRATION of motor vehicles raised nearly £1,500 for charity.

Cycle route views sought

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

ANDOVER cyclists could benefit from an improved network around the Test Valley region.

Brazen burglars target businesses

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE have revealed that a Mercedes Benz E Class, tattoo machines and spray tanning equipment were among the items stolen during a nighttime raid in Andover last week.

Present appeal

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

WEYFARE Social Club is urging people to support this year’s Samaritans Purse shoebox appeal.

Are you a poet?

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

DOES living in Andover inspire you to write poetry? If so, grab your pen and paper – because a poem about the town could win you £1,000.

Free health MOT

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

FREE fitness MOTs for residents are being offered by staff of the Southern Health NHS Trust at the Andover Health and Wellbeing fair on Tuesday 28 October to help promote Active Ageing and Falls Awareness month.

School praised

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

WILTSHIRE county councillor Mark Connolly has heaped praise on Tidworth’s new primary school after it opened in September.

Tourism boost

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

TIDWORTH is to be put on the tourist map by being featured on the Visit Wiltshire website.

Autumn fair

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

GUIDE Dogs Andover Group will be holding an autumn fair on Saturday 25 October.

Kids invited to The Big Draw

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

AS part of the Family Arts Festival 2014, The Museum of Army Flying will be holding a host of activities for children including The Big Draw.

Market day

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

PRODUCERS from in and around Andover will be out in force today at the town’s farmers’ and crafts market.

Jewellery theft

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after jewellery was stolen from a Tidworth flat.

Firework fun

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FIREWORKS and a fun run will return to Andover next month as part of Anton Rotary Club’s annual bonfire event.

War memorial

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TIDWORTH Town Council is looking for people from across the community to form a war memorial committee.

Allotment plot prices set to rise

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

VILLAGE leaders admit they may be forced to increase the price of allotment plots.

Lightning causes power cuts

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

LIGHTNING strikes around Overton have been causing damage to properties in the village – according to residents.

MP's in the pink

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE MP is backing the fight against breast cancer after signing up to take part in a flagship fundraising campaign.

Puppy power

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

PET pooches and their owners are invited to attend a new weekly event in Andover.

Psychics join forces for fayre

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE White Hart Hotel is playing host to a new and improved Psychic Fayre this weekend.

Oar-fully good yarn

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

FOLLOWING on from a hugely successful tour in 2012, Craig Gilbert’s adaptation of Three Men in a Boat will be returning to Basingstoke at the end of the month.

Amos is asking the awkward questions

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

FRESH from yet another Edinburgh Fringe run, Stephen K Amos is stopping off in Andover at the end of the month.

Heroes rush to wife's aid

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

AN Andover pensioner has praised the hero passers-by who sprung into action to help his stricken wife after she suffered a fit in the middle of a busy road.

Two men jailed for jewellers robbery conspiracy

Andover Advertiser: Winchester Crown Court.

5:19pm Friday 17th October 2014

TWO men have today been sentenced to five years imprisonment each for conspiracy to rob an Andover jewellers.

Britain's Got Talent star at The Lights tonight.

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Britain’s Got Talent Boogie Woogie Queen, Jean Martyn, will be performing at The Lights this evening.

A paw-fect day...

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

RESIDENTS and their pooches came out in force to a fete to create a paw-fect charity fundraiser.

Navigation through time

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IT is a landmark sculpture that celebrates Andover’s military past.

Baking raises £5,540

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

TEA and biscuits were the order of the day at a Red Rice school as teachers, pupils and the local community came together to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

New principal vows to improve academy in special measures

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE new principal at a struggling Andover academy admits the school deserves to be in special measures – but has vowed to “turn things around.”

Cadets join forces with British Legion

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

OLD and new came together in Overton as the village cadet group marked their affiliation with Whitchurch’s Royal British Legion.

Farmers protest over milk prices

Andover Advertiser:

5:19pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hundreds of farmers protested outside the Co-Op distribution centre in Andover yesterday over a proposed drop in milk prices.

Global invitations to unite residents

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT IS an event that will bring together Whitchurch natives from across the globe.

Birthday parade for Army corps

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SOLDIERS and officers from one of the Army’s oldest corps marked their anniversary in style.

Village shop celebrates decade

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT is a village shop that has been at the heart of its neighbourhood for a decade.

Get your skates on

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT’S almost time to hop on your skateboards and grab your bikes – Andover’s new urban sports facility is close to completion.

Charlies angels...

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ANDOVER’S newest shop was given a royal seal of approval when it officially opened its doors this week.

Band it set to hit all the right notes

Andover Advertiser:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THERE will be something for all music lovers at Andover Town Band’s next concert later this month.

Monster pumpkin to be a big hit this Hallowe'en

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FOR years he has tried and failed to grow pumpkins for his grandchildren to use at Hallowe’en.

Safety training for pupils

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HUNDREDS of children from across Hampshire will undergo training to become road safety gurus this month.

Life lessons about being healthier

Andover Advertiser:

1:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HEALTHY living was the theme of the day at a special event in Ludgershall.

Tyre check

Andover Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE HIGHWAYS Agency is urging motorists across Andover to check their tyres ahead of the colder months.

Cash boost for over-50s club

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

AN Andover community group has been given a welcome boost to its services.

Drivers caught snapping crash

Andover Advertiser: nswebpix police crime tape

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SCORES of motorists have been fined for taking photographs of a major lorry crash while behind the wheel.

Beer guide mention for town pub

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

STAFF at an Andover pub are toasting their success after being recognised for the quality of their ale.







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