Three charged following raid on Andover Jewellers David Mellor

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a jewellery retail business in Andover have arrested and charged three people and arrested and bailed a fourth.

Heating oil theft is probed by police

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5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

HEATING oil was stolen from a Wiltshire Council building in Ludgershall on Saturday, 6 September.

Devolution: "What’s good for Scotland is good for Hampshire," – county council leader

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE outcome of the Scottish Referendum has been welcomed by Roy Perry, leader of Hampshire County Council.

Storms snapped sweeping the area

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:16pm Friday 19th September 2014

WHILE storms have been crossing the region, some avid photographers have been capturing some stunning pictures.

Men flee from site

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3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO MEN were seen inside the security fence of a building site on Pennings Road, Tidworth at around 10.30pm on Saturday, 30 August.

Dodging danger

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1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO YOUTHS ran out in front of traffic in Ludgershall on Wednesday, 10 September.

Celebrating rockney duo

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

CHAS and Dave are celebrating their 50th anniversary with a new album and will be visiting Basingstoke at the end of the month.

Craven returns with a hit show

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

BEVERLEY Craven is back with a new album and tour and will be in Andover at the beginning of next month.

Musical twins at The Lights

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

TWIN sisters Laura and Charlotte Carrivick will be performing their unique style of music, influenced by folk and bluegrass, for one night only at The Lights.

Hey Presto at The Lights

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

HEY PRESTO is the Saturday morning autumn treat for children and parents to enjoy on Saturday, 27 September at 11am.

Test Valley warns residents about council tax phone scam

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:48pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Test Valley Borough Council is warning residents to be on their guard against a scam offering fake council tax refunds in an attempt to access bank account details.

Pupils win award for litter awareness

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SORTING the rubbish from the recycling has earned children at Vigo Infant School an award for litter awareness.

Irrepressible comic bounces back

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ON THE back of winning Celebrity Big Brother, Jim Davidson performs his latest stand-up routine, No Further Action, in Basingstoke at the end of the month.

Four arrested following armed robbery at Andover jewellers

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12:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Four people have been arrested by detectives investigating an armed robbery at David Mellors and Sons jewellers in Andover on the morning of Wednesday 10 September.

Clothes swap will tackle trafficking

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

FASHION victims with a conscience can indulge their clothing habit in Andover next month when there will be a clothes swap in the Upper Guildhall.

Awards night for students

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

ANDOVER College began the new academic year with a glittering evening of awards at The Lights on Wednesday, 3 September.

Medal at last for hero of convoys

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A WAR veteran, who risked his life to deliver supplies to Soviet Russia during the Second World War, has finally been recognised for his efforts by the country.

Holly's hat-trick in long jump titles

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CLERE School student has completed a hat-trick of national long-jump titles with a personal best jump.

Student travel costs are under scrutiny

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CONSULTATION has been launched on post-16 school and college transport and grammar school transport by Wiltshire Council.

Extra capacity at new bus station

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ANDOVER’S new £3m bus station was officially opened on Wednesday morning – and the company running services there said it gives them the capacity to run more buses.

Residents say no to shop and flats plan

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AUGUSTA Park residents are up in arms over a planning application for shops and flats opposite Endeavour Primary School.

Boost for foodbank

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHEQUE for £500 was presented to Andover foodbank by the Upper Clatford and Anna Valley May Fayre committee.

Recalling town's lost railway line

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A RETIRED transport worker is urging people to remember Andover’s Sprat and Winkle railway line, which closed 50 years ago this month.

Room burgled while victim slept

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5:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BURGLARY took place at a property on Beech Hill Road, Tidworth on Thursday, 4 September.

Police issue appeal for witnesses following serious incident on M3 at Basingstoke

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4:34pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

OFFICERS from Hampshire Constabulary’s Road Policing Unit are appealing for information following serious road traffic incident.

Shed break-in

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3:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

OFFENDERS broke into a shed in Ludgershall, throwing things around and causing damage.

Antisocial behaviour

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1:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN INCIDENT of antisocial behaviour took place on Dewey’s Lane Rec, Ludgershall on Tuesday, 2 September.

Break-in at dairy

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

COW toenail clippers, wellies and aprons were among some of the items stolen from a Collingbourne Ducis dairy at the end of August.

Police appeal after 30 cars damaged

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10:49am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after 30 vehicles were damaged at the weekend in Andover.

The President's inn crowd

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AFTER his saunter through the Stonehenge national heritage site, US President Barack Obama’s entourage swept through Collingbourne Ducis on their way home.

Call for help at litter pick

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PEOPLE in Hampshire are being called to support their local clean-up action on 13 September by Let’s do it! UK.

Police appeal for witnesses following robbery at bus station

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

5:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are looking for witnesses after a man was robbed at Andover Bus Station last Wednesday evening. (September 10)

More support for heritage line

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

SUPPORT for a military railway track which operates between Andover and Ludgershall to become a heritage line is gathering steam.

£700,000 water treatment work

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

SOUTHERN Water is investing almost £700,000 in improvements at its Over Wallop wastewater treatment works.

Pigs killed in farm fire

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A NUMBER of pigs and piglets were killed in a farm fire in Great Shoddesdon last Saturday.

Grant for village shop

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ABBOTTS Ann Village Shop Association has been awarded a grant of £6,850 from Test Valley Borough Council’s Community Asset Fund to help fund its refurbishment.

School welcomes largest intake of Year 7s

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ROOKWOOD School has welcomed its largest intake of pupils into Year 7 after the summer holidays.

Fun welcome to secondary education

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

YEAR 7 pupils were eased through the daunting prospect of starting at secondary school with an early start and a bonding day.

Lip-reading group boost

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TUESDAY evening lipreading classes will continue thanks to a £1,500 donation from healthcare provider Simplyhealth.

New commander

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TIDWORTH police section has a new commander in the form of Sgt Andrea Fairclough, who replaces Sgt Martyn Phipps, who has retired after 30 years’ service in the Wiltshire Constabulary.

Free session on UK fitness day

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

ENERGIE Fitness Club in Andover will join hundreds of organisations across the UK on Friday, 26 September to mark the UKActive National Fitness Day.

Carnival royalty at cake fundraiser

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

ANDOVER’S Carnival Royalty officially opened a cake and coffee morning for Andover lip-readers on Saturday.

Councillor's 230-mile ride to boost hospice

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A WHITCHURCH councillor will take on a gruelling 230-mile bike ride from Newbury to Paris to raise money for children’s hospice Naomi House.

Bank boost

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A COMPANY at the heart of Overton has received a welcome boost.

Be a friend...

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FRIENDS of Whitchurch Primary School is looking for two new committee members ahead of its AGM next month.

Flower show is 'simply the best'

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

LUDGERSHALL Garden Club Flower Show on Saturday has been described as “the best show” by organisers.

Green light for extension work

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TEST VALLEY Borough Council has granted conditional planning permission for the demolition and replacement of a side extension to The Cottage in Longparish.

Andover Flower Club - September Meeting

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Andover Flower Club

Council offers planning help

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

ANDOVER Town Council is offering guidance for residents who need help with planning applications.

County says goodbye to Dame Mary Fagan

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council has said their goodbyes to retiring Lord- Lieutenant Dame Mary Fagan with a special reception in Winchester.






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