THE Andover area is being considered as a potential site for fracking - but the consultation for the highly contraversial plans are not being publicised, according to critics.

The consultation period runs until September 29, but few efforts have been made to publicise the proposals.

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Also in this week's paper:

- Hard work of college students celebrated in awards night.

- Test Valley mum to help refugees.

- Stop to vital bus route leaves users isolated.

- Meet the 80-year-old with two jobs.

- End of the line for popular village shop.

- Don't axe fire crew jobs, say residents

- Family's appeal after 82-year-old gran is victim of a hit and run.

All this and much more.

A packed letters page with subjects including despair at council, hand dryer woes, market praise and thanks from Andover lipreaders.

Five pages of sport news including cricket, motorsport, football, hockey and golf.

All this and more, out now.