Daredevil held by police after scaling Eiffel Tower

Andover Advertiser: James Kingston

10:01am Friday 29th August 2014

A ROMSEY daredevil has been arrested after scaling the Eiffel Tower.

Borough must do more than monitor rat plague

9:58am Friday 29th August 2014

ENVIRONMENTAL health bosses have vowed to take action after the best place in the country to live has been infested with rats.

Former soldier and brewery boss is new Lord Lieutenant

Andover Advertiser:

9:56am Friday 29th August 2014

Nigel Atkinson will be the new Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, taking over from Dame Mary Fagan, who retires on September 11 after more than 20 years’ service.

First phase of council's community hub completed

Andover Advertiser:

9:45am Friday 29th August 2014

A COMMUNITY hub in the heart of Romsey has moved a step closer to completion.

Top brass at Romsey Show

9:40am Friday 29th August 2014

Romsey Show will be welcoming representatives from the American Embassy and the Canadian and Australian High Commissions to this year’s specially themed First World War event to reflect their countries’ involvement in the conflict and their special links with Romsey.

Cycle shop owner devastated by £20,000 raid

9:36am Friday 29th August 2014

RAIDERS ransacked a cycle shop and made off with cycles and equipment worth more than £20,000.

Laying down a marker for VC hero Fred

Andover Advertiser:

10:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

HE was one of the first men to be awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

Power cut threat to town centre

Andover Advertiser:

2:33pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POWER in parts of Romsey could be switched off within the next two hours.

Hefty fine for fly-tipper

Andover Advertiser:

7:50am Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN has been ordered to pay nearly £1,500 after he was caught fly-tipping in Chilworth.

Dress Downton to match show's Great War theme

Andover Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Enter into the spirit of this year’s Romsey Show by dressing in First World War style.

Valley Park named best place in England to live

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT is a suburb that only began life in the 1980s but has proved popular with young families.

Tesco shelve plan for Romsey store

Andover Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Supermarket giant Tesco has withdrawn its controversial plans for a superstore on the Broadlands estate, on the outskirts of Romsey.

Councils agree to fund £340K youth centre for the town

4:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds will be poured into a project to provide better facilities for youngsters.

Who made the grade on GCSE day?

Andover Advertiser:

4:55pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE were smiles all round in Romsey as pupils across the area peeled back their white envelopes to reveal the results of months of hard work in the run up to their GCSEs.

Haampshire is hotspot for dog thefts

12:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hampshire has been named as one of the top six counties for dog thefts in the past year The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) wants members to be extra vigilant following news that the county is in the top six in the country for dog thefts in the last year.

MS information day in Cornmarket

12:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A MULTIPLE sclerosis information awareness day is being held in Romsey this month.

Kimbridge Lane to close for repairs

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A SECTION of a Hampshire country lane will be closed for a period of time next week to allow engineers to repair a damaged river bridge.

Councillors say 'No' to UK's largest solar farm

9:13am Friday 15th August 2014

LANS to build Britain’s biggest solar farm in the Test Valley have been thrown out after borough councillors decided that the 190-acre site was not a suitable location.

Phoenix rising to replace Tavern

Andover Advertiser:

9:10am Friday 15th August 2014

AN old Romsey pub name is set to return.

Council gives go-ahead to 15 new homes in village

9:07am Friday 15th August 2014

A SCHEME to build 15 homes at Ampfield has won the backing of borough councillors.

Skinner's Horse to 're-ride' history in show arena

Andover Advertiser:

9:05am Friday 15th August 2014

The image of the ‘war horse’ has entered our popular imagination thanks to the Michael Morpurgo book and the subsequent highly acclaimed stage play and film.

Uni fund set up in memory of Lisa reaches £250,000

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A FUND set up in memory of a young Nomansland woman has topped the £250,000 mark.

Jessica helps brings Guides up to date

Andover Advertiser:

8:55am Friday 15th August 2014

A fashion student from Romsey can be sure thousands of young girls will be wearing her designs for many years to come.

Bertha fails to blow fete off course

Andover Advertiser:

2:15pm Monday 11th August 2014

BLUSTERY weather failed to stop hundreds from enjoying themselves at Mottisfont Fete.

Support centre will give families a second chance

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A NEW support centre is opening in Romsey for parents and children caught up in divorce and separation proceedings.

Font fete fun

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

ORGANISERS have lined up a package of what they hope will be crowd-pulling attractions at Sunday’s Mottisfont Fete.

Train driver relives level crossing horror

Andover Advertiser:

9:23am Friday 8th August 2014

A DRIVER has relived the horrendous moment his train ploughed into a Hampshire woman on a railway track.

Marjorie retires after 42 years at school

Andover Advertiser:

9:16am Friday 8th August 2014

KING’S Somborne Primary has bid farewell to its caretaker who retired after more than 60 years linked with the school.

Where are those council cutbacks when you need them?

9:11am Friday 8th August 2014

ACT before there is another accident.

Golf star Justin stuns amputee Alex with £30,000 donation

Andover Advertiser:

9:05am Friday 8th August 2014

Quadruple amputee Alex Lewis from Stockbridge has received a huge boost to his dream of playing golf again – after his hero Justin Rose phoned a fund-raising auction and gave him £30,000.

Tickets go on sale for war-themed show

Andover Advertiser:

9:01am Friday 8th August 2014

Tickets are now on sale for this year's very special Romsey Show, which, for the first time in its 172-year history, will have a theme: “World War One and Hampshire Life 1914 – 1918”.

MP asks Pickles to intervene in solar farm application

8:57am Friday 8th August 2014

THE FINAL decision on whether to build Britain’s biggest solar energy park in the Test Valley countryside could be made by a Government minister.

Young father killed in Caribbean crash

Andover Advertiser:

10:55am Tuesday 5th August 2014

TRIBUTES have poured in for a “hugely popular”  dad who was killed in a road accident in the Caribbean.

Cancer trust announces axing of Jane Scarth House

Andover Advertiser:

11:29am Monday 4th August 2014

FOR nearly 20 years it has been a lifeline to those suffering from cancer.

Tip closures on seniors' agenda

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hampshire County Council’s plans for its waste recycling centres will be on the agenda at the next meeting of STOIC – Test Valley’s forum for the over-55s.

Growers prepare for show

12:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GREEN-fingered growers are making sure their flowers and vegetables are in tip-top condition for King’s Somborne Horticultural Society’s annual show and fete.

Support group stunned by £10k donation

Andover Advertiser:

11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Romsey charity will have no money worries for the next year after receiving an unexpected £10,000 windfall.

Sam meets medics who helped to save his life

Andover Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Romsey teenager Sam Mangoro has kept a very special appointment with medics who helped save his life.

Show mounts a massive tribute to those who served in Great War

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

THIS will be a year to remember for Romsey Show – for the first time in its 172-year history, the event will have a theme: “World War One and Hampshire Life 1914-1918”.

Colourful night at the prom

Andover Advertiser:

2:21pm Friday 18th July 2014

These girls made a colourful statement at Mountbatten School prom, held at Winchester Guildhall, last Friday. Look out for more prom pictures in next Friday's edition of the Advertiser (July 25).

He's living on borrowed time

Andover Advertiser:

9:22am Friday 18th July 2014

Without a new heart my son will die.

Councillors won over by nature site offer

Andover Advertiser:

8:59am Friday 18th July 2014

AN important wildlife haven on Romsey’s doorstep is to receive official nature reserve status.

History is on our side, say opponents to 300-home housing scheme on woodland

Andover Advertiser:

8:55am Friday 18th July 2014

THERE are calls for centuries-old woodland threatened by unplanned housing development to be classified as an ancient monument.

Proposals for UK's biggest solar firm overcome first planning hurdle

8:50am Friday 18th July 2014

A GERMAN green energy giant has won the first round of its battle to build Britain’s biggest solar farm in the Test Valley countryside.

Steamy fun ahead

8:45am Friday 18th July 2014

THERE’S a host of attractions lined up at next week’s Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show.

Beddy, steady go

Andover Advertiser:

9:35am Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT was a dream run for some and a nightmare ride for others.

Still time to enter carnival procession

1:59pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

OFFICIALS are making final preparations for Sunday’s Romsey Carnival procession.

Beggars Fair is a scorching success

Andover Advertiser:

1:18pm Monday 14th July 2014

A carnival atmosphere and temperature nudging towards 27C (80F) brought thousands to Romsey on Saturday for the annual free music festival, the Beggars Fair.

Cancer charity calls for shop volunteers

11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Wessex Cancer Trust is seeking more volunteers to help in its Romsey shop.

Kidney transplant girl eager to help others

Andover Advertiser:

7:10am Saturday 12th July 2014

A BRAVE young kidney transplant recipient is staging a charity fund-raiser to help others with renal problems.






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