Prince leads the Army to victory

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PRINCE Harry helped polo players from the Army to beat the Royal Navy during the annual Rundle Cup Day which took place in the grounds of Tedworth House.

Success for young photographers

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOUNG photographers in Andover have won places in a national competition.

Community backing Ellie holiday appeal

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COMMUNITY got behind an event to raise money for a poorly child so that she and her family could go on a well-deserved holiday.

Top tips on how to get railway on track

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RAIL enthusiasts at Swanage Steam Railway have been assisting the local group formed to rekindle the rail link between Andover and Ludgershall as a community and heritage facility.

Problem peacocks could be on the move

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO noisy peacocks in Overton have come to the attention of councillors some of whom think the birds would be better off in a zoo.

Sunday buses

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

ANDOVER’S new bus station became operational on Sunday – as did a new Sunday service serving northern parts of the town.

Local MP's career on the up

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

LOCAL MP Claire Perry was one of the women MPs promoted in this week’s Government shake-up.

Andover town centre attack

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2:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN was twice punched in the face during an assault in Andover.

Fancy dress fun

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DOZENS of villagers in fancy dress raced against each other in wheelbarrows at an annual fundraising event.

Artwork commemorates war

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A BANNER to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War has been created by pupils at Barton Stacey CE Primary School.

Gates bill

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

MONEY has been made available to replace two gates at Edward Kersley Playing Field in Overton.

Revamp is given the go ahead

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAJOR programme of improvements costing £553,000 has been given the go-ahead in a bid to enhance Andover’s Upper High Street and to encourage more shoppers and cyclists to use the area.

Bringing sparkle to town

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THRUXTON is looking squeaky clean thanks to Test Valley Borough Council’s ‘Sparkle Day’ initiative.

Pupils' crosses to honour war heroes

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THOUSANDS of primary school children from more than 100 schools across Wiltshire have been creating special crosses to remember First World War soldiers from their own communities for an event in Tidworth later this month.

PM praises Test Valley

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Prime Minister has praised the Test Valley region for being one of the top performing authorities which has helped slash unemployment.

WI talk at mill

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

MEMBERS of Whitchurch Women’s Institute will be talking about what they do on Saturday, 26 July.

Couple's hedge torn down

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

AN elderly Andover couple say they were devastated after a hedge on their garden boundary was grubbed out by a building developer.

New estate agents plan

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A VACANT shopping unit in Andover could become an estate agents.

Tennis plans

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

PLANS for an extension to build a tennis court on Upton Farm near Andover have been recommended for approval by Test Valley Borough Council.

Police chat

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

POLICE will be on hand to discuss crime and concerns with residents in the Alamein area of Andover on Wednesday 23 July.

Pool donation

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

MONEY has been put aside to help keep a popular Overton swimming pool open.

Inner Wheel Club - Andover - Annual Meeting

8:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Inner Wheel Club of Andover.

It's fun in the sun!

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE Grateley Primary School Summer Carnival saw hundreds of revellers having fun in the sun on Saturday.

A warm welcome for new publisher

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW publisher has been appointed at the Andover Advertiser – and she is looking forward to finding out more about the people, companies and organisations in the Andover area.

Older people urged to be careful in the heat

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:26pm Friday 18th July 2014

OLDER people living alone in Andover are urged to take extra steps to keep cool in the hot weather.

Church to host WWI centenary

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CHURCH will be hosting a First World War exhibition during the month of August.

Celebration of food and drink

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:04pm Friday 18th July 2014

SPARSHOLT College will host a celebration of the region’s finest food and drink tomorrow.

Karen voted on to council

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW parish councillor for Overton has been elected following a co-option at a meeting.

Sponsorship deal revealed

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A WELL-KNOWN family-run Spar convenience store business has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with Tidworth Town Football Club.

Fair helps to get military into new jobs

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AROUND 80 major employers lined up for the Armyled Living and Working in Wiltshire and Swindon Transition Fair at the Tidworth Leisure Centre.

Prom pictures part 2

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DON'T forget to pick up your copy of the Andover Advertiser tomorrow featuring leavers' ball pictures from Winton Community Academy, Testbourne Community School, The Clere School and John Hanson Community School.

Unitary authority threat to boroughs and districts

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council is being asked to examine whether or not the county should become a unitary authority – effectively abolishing its district and borough councils.

Cash ploughed into air ambulance coffers

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

SPARSHOLT College’s Extended Diploma Agriculture students put their ploughing skills to the test in order to raise money for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA).

Takeover bid rises to £30b

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A SUCCESSFUL pharmaceutical company which started life in Andover is at the centre of a £30billion takeover bid.

Award for brave young swimmer

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A YOUNG swimmer is set to receive an award for his achievements in the pool.

Wheely great trolley service back in action

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS have revived a service to bring snacks and newspapers to patients in Andover.

Army man is caught driving over the alcohol limit

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN Army Warrior driver has been banned from getting behind the wheel after admitting drink-driving.

Two days of fun at forces event

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Armed Forces took over Vigo Recreation Park for a weekend with a whole host of fun, music and military-style activities for the annual Armed Forces Day.

WI meeting

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

WHITCHURCH Women’s Institute will hold its next meeting on 17 July.

Blow for giant solar farm plan

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL proposal to build a giant solar farm on a 190-acre site in Houghton, near Stockbridge, has been recommended for refusal by Test Valley Borough Council (TVBC) planning officials.

£2.6m for college

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ANDOVER is in line to benefit from a £2.6million boost to education – enabling Andover College to open a technology and skills centre.

Pet cat shot 50 times

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A FAMILY has been left devastated as their pet cat’s life hangs in the balance after he was shot with 50 pellets just yards from their home.

Teen takes to the sky for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN ANDOVER teenager will take part in a sponsored skydive for the charity that helped him turn his life around.

Conservatives select candidate to contest 'safe' seat

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE Conservative candidate who hopes to replace Sir George Young as MP for Andover has been chosen.

Sir George stands down as chief whip

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:56am Tuesday 15th July 2014

ANDOVER MP Sir George Young has stood down as government chip whip.

Women win council vote

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE number of women sitting on Whitchurch Town Council has tripled after two new councillors were co-opted following a secret ballot.

Having a ball at the school prom

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

SEE this week's paper for four pages of pictures from school proms across Andover and the surrounding area.

Driver was on the wrong side of the road

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

A MAN was caught drinkdriving when he drove on the wrong side of the road.

Railway revival plan is chugging along...

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

THE re-opening of a longlost railway line which ran through Whitchurch has moved a small step closer following a public meeting.

Youth clubs set to close

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

TWO youth clubs are expected to shut as a result of council cutbacks – and it will happen sooner rather than later, predicts a Wiltshire councillor.






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