IN this week’s Advertiser owner shares trauma as cat shot with pellet in ‘evil’ attack, Normandy veteran awarded with high French honour and action from Andover Town Council meetings.

On the front page inquest into the death of father-of-three James Kirkby who took his own life in gas explosion after a bout of mental health issues.

Also in this week’s paper:

- Tools worth hundreds of pounds stolen in ‘blatant’ theft

- Pictures from Andover C of E summer fayre, Chute Fete, hamster show, and Thruxton’s Juniper June Jog

- Teenager died 15 years after abuse which caused life-changing conditions

- Ranger’s warning after sheep put down in wake of grisly attack

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

- Two pages of YOUR letters

- Two pages of your local sport

- And much much more!

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