THE gifts given to North Hampshire's elected politicians have been laid bare after an investigation by The Advertiser. 

You can read the full story in this week's edition, out tomorrow. Also in this week's paper:

  • A 16-year-old boy was robbed at knifepoint and there were three further robberies in Andover town centre on Friday night, police have said.
  • A special wheelchair swing has been installed at Picket Twenty play area.
  • A Charlton resident who had her birthday card delivered nearly a month late because of the postal delivery issues around the Andover region has said Royal Mail is running out of ‘Covid’ excuses.
  • Scores of people turned up to the Chantry Centre at the weekend as Andover Model Railway Club hosted an open day.
  • The cost of unleaded petrol has overtaken the cost of diesel at at least one petrol station in Andover, with calls for retailers to “play fair with drivers” by reducing prices to reflect a drop in wholesale costs.
  • The headteacher of a private school in Andover has defended his decision to deliver anti-harassment assemblies after a complaint was submitted by the Fathers4Justice campaign group, claiming the decision was “sexist” and “irresponsible”.
  • A devoted father from Stockbridge took his own life after a decline in his mental health, an inquest has heard.
  • A councillor has expressed her anger over the “nonchalance” of a water company after a broken pipe led to dirty water flowing into the River Test at Whitchurch last Wednesday morning (November 17).
  • PLUS:  We launch the Andover Appreciation Campaign, which aims to highlight why Andover is a great place to live.
  • Two pages of YOUR letters
  • PICTURES: Camera Club members capture town's hidden beauty spots
  • Andover gets creative for Children in Need Day 2021
  • An eight-page puzzle special
  • Entertainment news
  • Sports news
  • And much, much more
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