RESIDENTS across Andover enjoyed celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with street parties and events across the area. 

Our photographers and reporters enjoyed getting out and about to meet with lots of you, and you can view our bumper Jubilee picture pull-out inside this week's paper, out Friday (June 10).

Also in this week's edition: 

  • A former foster carer from Stockbridge has been awarded an OBE as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List 2022, released ahead of the Platinum Jubilee.
  • A small rural village school near Andover will officially close its doors in August after the county council’s cabinet member for children’s services approved the recommendation that it shut.
  • A care home resident’s wish came true when she had the chance to dance the Waltz at her 102nd birthday party. 
  • An Andover couple has completed its renovations on the formerly derelict ‘Jumanji’ property on Charlton Road.
  • Primary schools in villages near Andover have been welcoming refugees into their communities following the war in Ukraine.
  • The family of a former gamekeeper and Men’s Shed member has been left feeling ‘furious and wounded’ after they claim volunteers from the organisation broke into their late father’s shed and stole equipment.
  • Staff at an Andover medical centre are striving to ‘practice what they preach’ in a bid to encourage residents to make healthier lifestyle choices.
  • Test Valley Borough Council has announced the winner of its platinum jubilee public art commission - and it’s set to go to a familiar face.
  • PLUS: Two pages of YOUR letters
  • Kit Malthouse MP's June column
  • An eight-page puzzle special
  • Entertainment news
  • Sports news
  • And much, much more