Chance meeting for diamond duo

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

The Andover Advertiser provided the ideal meeting place for a couple who are this week celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

A-Fest family fun

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A FESTIVAL featuring live music and street performers will be coming to Andover next spring.

Fallen heroes to be remembered

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

LUDGERSHALL’S fallen soldiers will be commemorated with a Great War exhibition over the remembrance weekend.

Gymnast Alicia needs your help

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SHE is on course to achieve her dream of competing against the best in the world.

Bomb suit wins Defender award

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN ANDOVER-based defence company has been awarded a prestigious prize at an awards ceremony in Poland.

UKIP declare 'war' over 'hypocrite' jibe

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

“IT’S war.” Those are the defiant words of UKIP chiefs after Conservatives branded one of their councillors a hypocrite.

Lock your garage up

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS in Andover are being urged to keep their garages secure following a spate of break-ins.

Booze thief's sentence cut

Basingstoke Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BOOZE thief who was jailed after twice being caught stealing lager from an Andover store has had his sentence slashed by top judges.

Honoured for decade of commitment

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN Andover man has been given a prestigious national honour for his services to the cadets.

Grant helps garden firm to grow

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN Andover garden maintenance company has been presented with a grant for £500 from Test Valley Borough Council.

Star-studded event

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE was no frosty reception at a new Andover store which was opened in style with Elsa and Olaf from hit Disney film Frozen.

Shop named one of top stores in UK

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN ANDOVER store has been named one of the top 100 local shops in the UK.

Funding tips for companies

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

COMPANIES in the Tidworth area can gain tips on how to secure funding at a morning meeting this week.

Taking a leap for Lacey Pearl

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE heartbroken dad of a young girl who died after suffering a rare genetic condition has taken to the skies to raise money in her honour.

Showcase for youth group

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A WHITCHURCH-based youth group has shown off its work over the last year with a celebration event.

Honours for young achievers

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

LEAVERS from an independent Andover school were reunited to celebrate their achievements.

Backing for crossing bid

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

AN ANDOVER councillor has backed parents campaigning for a controlled crossing to be installed outside a school.

A safe place for vulnerable people

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

BUSINESSES and organisations in Ludgershall are to become safe havens for residents after town chiefs signed up to a council initiative.

Tasty treat for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

AN ANDOVER opticians has hosted a bake sale in support of a sight charity.

Tasty new venture in village

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

VILLAGERS in Abbotts Ann have been collecting their garden apples and donating them to their award-winning village shop who have used them to produce their very own apple juice which is now up for sale.

Jurassic jaunt for geography students

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

DORSET’S picturesque Jurassic Coast provided the backdrop for an Andover school’s geography studies.

Highways chiefs are the best

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S highway chiefs have been voted the best in the country following a national survey.

Countryside consultation

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

TIME is running out to have your say on public access to the countryside.

Drama group's French bazaar

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

OVERTON Dramatic Society is hosting a French-themed bazaar to promote its upcoming show, The Three Musketeers.

Expanded bus service on way

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch and Overton are set to benefit from an increased Sunday bus service.

Hero appeal

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

WHITCHURCH Town Council bosses want residents to nominate their community heroes ahead of its annual awards.

Bridging the gap

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

ANDOVER Bridge Club is on the hunt for new members.

Make a splash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PEOPLE are invited to make a splash for charity at Andover Leisure Centre, which is hosting a sponsored swim between 6.45pm and 8.45pm on Saturday 15 November in aid of the town’s branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Church music

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A VILLAGE school is set to host a classical music concert in aid of one of the area’s most historic churches.

Cold front

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FOUR in five residents admit they will be forced to brave plummeting temperatures this winter in a bid to keep their heating costs down.

Jeweller talks about tackling robbers

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN Andover jeweller has told how he tried to fight off a hammerwielding gang during a dramatic smash-and-grab robbery on his Andover shop.

Half-term packed with Hallowe'en workshops

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THERE’S loads of spooky half-term fun on offer at The Lights this year.

Take part in spooky fun at annual Pumpkin Day

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

PULL on your wellies and join the Riverford team on the farm for its annual Pumpkin Day tomorrow.

Bigging up local talent at contest

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

ANDOVER poets Bobbie Coelho and Sharon Vennall have won first and second prizes in the Andover section of this year’s Big Up Words poetry competition.

Wartime message for town pupils

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from across Andover have joined forces to help the town’s shopping centre commemorate the First World War.

From blues to bluegrass music

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

DIRECTED by the Godfather of grunge folk, Wild Willy Barrett, this dynamic quartet are booked to make an arena performance at The Lights on Friday, 31 October.

Ex-Squeeze star grabs his guitar

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

SINGER-songwriter, guitarist and former member of Squeeze, Nick Harper will be appearing at The Lights in November.

UKIP councillor branded hypocrite

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COUNTY councillor elected on the promise of slashing the authority’s allowance bill has been branded a hypocrite – after pocketing almost £15,000 during his first year in office.

TV star launches business awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A VETERAN television and radio star turned out to help launch the 11th Test Valley Business Awards.

Global stars join forces in region

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THEY are best known for their starring roles in one of the world’s biggest TV drama series.

Fearless charity helpers take to the skies

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TEAM of adrenaline junkies took to the sky to raise thousands of pounds for an Andover charity.

Marathon trek is the Way to help

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A RECORD number of fundraisers put their best foot forward for good causes.

Civic leaders enjoy high-flying day

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Mayor of Test Valley took a host of civic leaders under her wing for a visit to an Andover charity.

Warm send-off for village vicar

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHE has been at the heart of the Andover community for 20 years.

Uni honour for inspiring Katie

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ANDOV E R - b o r n Katie Piper has been awarded an honorary degree following her charity’s work with a top UK university.

We've done mum proud

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THOSE are the touching words of an Andover woman who raised thousands of pounds for charity in honour of her late mother.

A pressing village event

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SIR George Young MP made a welcome informal visit to Abbotts Ann to see the unique village apple press in action at Apple Day.

Mencap's golden meeting

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of an Andover charity group came together to celebrate a landmark birthday.

World of choice at beer fest

Basingstoke Gazette: Beer Festival

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PEOPLE in Andover will be able to enjoy a wide range of ales from across the globe during a 17-day beer festival at one of the town’s most popular pubs.

Prison threat to footballer who headbutted rival

Basingstoke Gazette: Shaun Dallimore

4:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE amateur footballer is facing prison for headbutting an opponent on the pitch.

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