• Road blocked after two-vehicle collision in Andover

    ONE lane of a major Andover road was blocked for nearly an hour on Friday morning (August 5) following a collision. The collision occurred on A303 eastbound, just after Old Micheldever Road. According to police no injuries were reported, but

  • Council under fire for 'porkies' over school transport cuts

    THE county council has come under fire for claiming no cuts are being made to a school service set to be slashed by £986,000. The authority has today said its Home to School Transport service - which takes disabled children to school - will not

  • Hosepipe ban comes into force today - What it means

    A HOSEPIPE ban for much of Hampshire, including Andover, will come into force today. The restrictions on water use are the result of a particularly dry summer coupled with record-breaking temperatures. Low water levels in the rivers Itchen

  • Andover New Street begin new season with big win

    ANDOVER New Street defeated Fleetlands 4-0 to kick start the new season with an emphatic win. This was always going to be a difficult evening for Fleetlands. A step up in to the Wessex League, up against Andover New Street – the last season

  • Man, 33, fined for driving while not wearing seatbelt

    AN ANDOVER man has been fined for driving without wearing a seatbelt. On January 25, on the A34 in Radley, Oxfordshire, Wayne Morris Tonks, of Pilgrim's Way, was caught driving without wearing an adult seatbelt which conformed with legal regulation

  • Susan Patricia Kidgell nee White

    KIDGELL nee White Susan Patricia "Sue" Sue passed peacefully in her sleep at home on Tuesday 26th July 2022 aged 74, Funeral details will be published when known.


    CRUICKSHANK Betty 24th April 1922 22nd July 2022 Passed away peacefully at home aged 100 years. Much loved Mother to Jane and Sarah. Funeral service to take place at St Peter's Church, Goodworth Clatford on Thursday 11th August 2022 at 2.00pm. Family

  • Ruby GIBBS

    GIBBS Ruby 27-04-1936 14-07-2022 Passed away peacefully at the Countess of Brecknock Hospice at the age of 86. A much loved mother to John and grandmother to Lauren, Emily and Henry. You have been our guide and strength throughout the years and will remain

  • Myra BRITTEN

    BRITTEN Myra Les would like to thank everyone who attended the funeral of his beloved wife Myra, also everyone who sent their condolences and well wishes. Les also appreciates the amazing donations that were received and passed on to the Countess of Brecknock

  • Marian BUNKER

    BUNKER Marian Eileen Sadly passed away on Thursday 28th July 2022 aged 82, after an illness bravely endured with courage and dignity. Wife to the late Harold for over 61 years. Mother to Caroline and Claire, Grandmother to Mike and Vicky. Great Grandmother

  • Michael HESS

    HESS Michael "Mick" 5 September 1946 - 29 July 2022 Much loved Husband, Dad and Grandad We'll miss your laughter, but not your jokes.

  • Alastair SCALES

    SCALES Alastair John Passed away on 28th July, aged 52 years, after a hard fought battle with cancer. Alastair will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at 3.00pm on Thursday 11th August at Andover Baptist

  • Elizabeth CHANDLER

    CHANDLER Elizabeth Carole Passed away peacefully at Flowerdown Care Home on 25th July 2022, aged 77 years. Funeral Service at Basingstoke Crematorium on Friday 12th August at 10.15 am. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, to Barnardo's Richard Steel

  • Melvyn WATERMAN

    WATERMAN Melvyn "Lofty" It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Lofty on 19th July 2022. Funeral service to be held on 19th August 2022 at 1200 at Salisbury Crematorium, with wake to follow at 1400 at Old Sarum Community Centre