Andover Advertiser

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 05:02:59 +0100
In the courts: Andover man to stand trial for assault
An Andover man is due to stand trial accused of the assault of a woman.

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 07:43:53 +0100
Unhealthiest places to live in Hampshire revealed
An interactive map has now been created to show how healthy your postcode is.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:50:00 +0100
Andover and District Mencap confirms seven Covid cases
Andover and District Mencap has closed its children’s respite service after seven Covid cases were confirmed by the charity.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:30:00 +0100
County council confirms no half-term free school meals
Hampshire County Council has confirmed that it will not be providing free school meals for students over half-term after a number of other councils announced plans to do so, the Advertiser can reveal.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:00:00 +0100
Andover businesses give vouchers for struggling families
Andover’s businesses have stepped up to the plate to provide for struggling families after parliament rejected a motion to extend free school meal provision.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Paper Preview: Andover Advertiser, October 23, 2020
ANDOVER Town Council has come under fire for excluding the general public and press whilst it selected its new members behind closed doors.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 12:59:59 +0100
Teen in court after police vehicle stop in Ludgershall
e three people in the vehicle were searched, and  officers discovered a large quantity of suspected class A drugs, £1,000 cash and a knife.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 13:44:02 +0100
Project Nova asks public to paint Remembrance poppy pebbles
Two veterans’ charities have called on the people of Andover to paint a poppy pebble to honour those fallen in war.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 08:00:00 +0100
MP’s Column: Sobriety tags will break the cycle of alcohol crime
Ten years after I proposed it, I’m pleased to report that we are rolling out ‘sobriety tags’ to tackle alcohol related crime and they are going to help make our towns and villages safer.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 06:00:00 +0100
Inside Hampshire’s most expensive homes for sale right now
Once you have a peak at them you will see why they will set you back millions.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:42:14 +0100
Andover police station front counter to reopen on Monday
The front counter of Andover Police Station will be reopening on Monday.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:47:03 +0100
Test Valley School students take first steps to gold DoE
Over two dozen Test Valley School students have successfully completed the Duke of Edinburgh Awards despite the Covid pandemic.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:51:05 +0100
Teenage director releases film on WWII Hampshire Regiment
Based on the true story of Elliott’s great-grandfather who was a private in the Royal Hampshire infantry regiment when he was a prisoner of war.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:31:20 +0100
Map shows every business giving free school meals
Currently there are no places in North Hampshire offering to help out listed on the map, despite having a high number of children receiving free school meals

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:06:25 +0100
Hampshire children's hospice bags thousands in finals
A children's hospice charity in Hampshire has received a substantial award - but missed out on the top prizes at the home builder finals.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Manuela's Column: We have power in our hands
I MET with Katie, the Andover Advertiser Editor on Friday, followed by photo shoots outside the Guildhall, and the White Hart on Saturday, supporting the Weekly Market on Thursday & Saturday, in addition to the Artisan Market on Sunday.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:40:52 +0100
Could an Andover retailer win 'best local food retailer?'
The organisers of the annual Farm Shop & Deli Awards are looking for Andover customers to nominate farm shops and specialist food retailers for consideration.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:11:54 +0100
Andover based company find surprising hobby trends
A study by Andover based firm Stannah reveals that Brits spend an entire three years enjoying hobbies during their lifetime.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:38:51 +0100
Coronavirus: Pupil at Overton primary school tests positive
ONE pupil at a school in Overton has tested positive for coronavirus, it has been revealed.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:26:05 +0100
Public excluded from hearing Andover Town Council pitches
The co-option of two new councillors for the town council on Wednesday, October 21 was overshadowed by the “disgusting” decision to prevent the public from hearing their pitches.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:40:25 +0100
Professor Green calls Kit Malthouse an 'inhumane' 'pig'
The British music legend took to Facebook earlier this morning to express his anger at Conservative MPs for voting against extending free school meals

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:38:23 +0100
Monxton and Amport village hall plans approved by TVBC
Monxton and Amport are to receive a new village hall after plans were approved by Test Valley Borough Council.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:50:03 +0100
Three Test Valley Schools report Covid cases this week
Three Test Valley Schools were hit by Covid-19 cases this week as numbers continue to fluctuate across the borough.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:01:11 +0100
Andover's YMCA recognised for vital role in Covid crisis
The YMCA in Andover has played a vital role during the Covid-19 pandemic by keeping open a nursery and consequently allowing key workers to stay on the frontline.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:35:02 +0100
Police witness appeal after dispute on Andover High Street
Police are appealing for witnesses after a verbal dispute took place on Andover High Street.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 10:00:00 +0100
Free school meals: How your Hampshire MP voted last night
Only two Hampshire MP’s were in favour of extending the scheme.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:10:00 +0100
Netflix make changes for those who share the same account
Netflix have reportedly started to crack down on users who share passwords in a bid to avoid paying for their own account.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:02:59 +0100
Car flips onto side after crash on A34 at Bullington Cross
A CAR was flipped onto its side after heavy rain caused it to skid off the road.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 17:39:51 +0100
Death of Andover man in Pilgrims Way ruled an accident
A coroner has ruled today, October 21, that the death of a man in Pilgrims Way earlier this year was an accident.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:00:55 +0100
October's Andover artisan market a hit with residents
THE Andover Artisan Market returned to the High Street on Sunday, continuing its triumphant return after being curtailed by lockdown earlier this year.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:00:00 +0100
Barn owl vanishes during Hawk Conservancy Centre display
One of the residents of the Hawk Conservancy Centre took the phrase ‘free as a bird’ too literally at the weekend.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:53:03 +0100
Finkley Down Farm pays tribute to beloved team member
Finkley Down Farm has paid tribute to a much-loved member of their team after he passed away on Thursday, October 15.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:40:19 +0100
Local business Toucan Travel has filed for administration
Toucan Travel had branches in Chineham, Hook, Tadley, Odiham, Fleet, Andover and Winchester.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:33:57 +0100
How Test Valley compares to South Yorkshire's Covid R rate
The numbers show that our area is facing a much more gradual spread than the areas facing Tier 3

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:11:09 +0100
Royal Mail launch new parcel pick-up service from your door
Postal workers will pick up parcels from the doorsteps of people’s homes across the UK.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:44:02 +0100
Director of Toucan Travel speaks out after company collapse
“At the start of 2020, we never imagined finding ourselves in the position we are in now"

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:00:00 +0100
Whitchurch woman raises over £3,000 for air ambulance
A Whitchurch businesswoman has cycled 300 miles to raise money for the charity which saved her brother in law’s life.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:50:00 +0100
HANTSAR charity marks 800th callout with new pictures
A Hampshire Charity has commemorated its 800th callout by releasing a series of images of its work.

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:21:07 +0100
MP positive on Andover town plans
Following Test Valley Borough Council’s approval of a sweeping development that will transform the town centre, the Advertiser sat down with MP for North West Hampshire Kit Malthouse for his thoughts.