THE diagnosis of cancer is devastating, but for one Andover family they were given a shock when a little-known consequence of chemotherapy is suspected to have led to the death of their loved one.

On September 16, Christine McLevy was happily playing with her granddaughter, cooking a roast and seeing friends.

In July, she had undergone a major operation to a remove a tumour from her bowel, the operation was a success and scans showed she was cancer-free.

Also in this week’s paper:

- Woman terminally ill with rare cancer to climb O2 in aid of support group

- Murder accused, 21, awaits jury’s decision

- A look at some of the remembrance events taking place around Andover

- Cost of residents’ parking permits to more than double

- Mum in fight against ‘period poverty’ stunned by community support

- - News from our patches, including Whitchurch and Overton and Tidworthand Ludgershall

- - Two pages of YOUR letters

- - Two pages of your local sport

- And much much more!