Andover Advertiser

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:45:21 +0000
100 jobs lost at Esterline
THE loss of over 100 jobs at Esterline Wallop Defence Systems has prompted reactions from local bodies vowing to help all concerned.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:33:23 +0000
COLLISION UPDATE: Two people taken to hospital following high-speed collision on Andover Road this morning
TWO people have been admitted to hospital following a high-speed collision on Andover Road, just outside Ludgershall this morning.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:35:22 +0000
Ludgershall road recently reopened following four-vehicle collision
THE Andover to Ludgershall road has reopened in the last few minutes following a four-vehicle collision this morning.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:38:40 +0000
Driver sustains life-threatening injuries following a collision with a tree this morning
A DRIVER has sustained life-threatening injuries following a collision with a tree this morning.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:23:37 +0000
GALLERY: Christmas Nativities from years gone by
'TIS the season to be jolly

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 12:00:00 +0000
Andover army officer's death recorded as accidental
MYSTERY remains over why a British army captain was driving down the wrong side of a Hampshire country road moments before he died.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:00:00 +0000
Garden centre jobs boost
OVER 80 new full and part-time jobs are set to be created at a new purpose-built garden centre near Thruxton.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0000
Hospice gains from festival
TIDWORTH Town Council have thanked the community for their support at the town's Christmas festival, raising a donation of £500 for a local children’s hospice.

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 13:47:53 +0000
Soldier jailed for having sex with a 13-year-old girl
A 30-YEAR-OLD soldier who had sex with a 13-year-old girl in the back seat of his car was jailed for six years.

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 08:00:00 +0000
X Factor to donate profit to Naomi House
IT IS usually one of the biggest selling records of the year.

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:00:00 +0000
300 Santas expected in Andover fun run tomorrow
HUNDREDS of Santas will take to the streets of Andover tomorrow morning for a charity fitness event.

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 12:00:00 +0000
Parking plan is 'nonsense'
A WHITCHURCH man has slammed potential plans to remove all parking along Winchester Road.

Sat, 12 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0000
"CPS should not have prosecuted my wife"
A POPULAR school cook and mum-of-two hanged herself three days before she was due to appear in court – for a trial many believe should never have gone ahead.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 09:33:46 +0000
Man's body found on Pilgrims Way this morning
POLICE have confirmed a man's body has been found on Pilgrims Way this morning.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:34:50 +0000
CCTV issued after man assaulted in Andover
Do you recognise this man?

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:54:09 +0000
Traffic build up on A303
Traffic on the A303 is building up on the Westbound carriageway due to a broken down car just before the A3093 (Picket Twenty) exit.

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:13:26 +0000
PREVIEW: Picture row official quits
A planning manager is quitting Test Valley Borough Council less than six months after "appropriate action" was taken against her in relation to a controversial photo she posted on social media.

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 11:54:38 +0000
Two arrested following suspected arson attack in Andover
TWO people have been arrested following a suspected arson attack in Andover last weekend.

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:45:45 +0000
19-year-old arrested on suspicion of intent to supply cannabis
A YOUNG Tidworth man has been arrested on suspicion of drugs supply offences.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:17:53 +0000
Andover man sparks international interest after finding 1,700-year-old Roman ring
AN AMATEUR metal detectorist from Andover has sparked international interest after finding an ancient gold ring depicting the Roman god, Cupid.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:04:21 +0000
Curfew order for Andover man who admitted assaulting two men
AN Andover man who admitted assaulting two men has been given a curfew order by magistrates.

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:15:02 +0000
Test Valley hit-and-run victim still critical as police renew witness appeal
POLICE have stepped up their hunt for witnesses after a Hampshire model was critically injured in an alleged hit-and-run attack.

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:56:03 +0000
Prevalent Andover thief jailed for 26 weeks
A PREVALENT Andover thief has been jailed again following a catalogue of thefts and assault.

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 12:45:09 +0000
Police confirm response to concern for man's welfare on the Chantry Centre car park this morning
REPORTS concerning the welfare of a man on the Chantry Centre car park were received this morning, police confirm.

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 17:05:07 +0000
Leckford lane closed following serious accident.
The A3057 Leckford Lane near Stockbridge has been closed in both both directions folliwng a serious accident between the A30 and A3057 Winchester Road.

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:51:42 +0000
Whitchurch to Hurstbourne Priors road closed following crash
The B3400 between Whitchurch and Hurstbourne Priors has been closed following an incident on the road.

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:33:41 +0000
Trout fisher fined for unlicensed fishing in an Andover lake
A TROUT fisher has been fined for fishing in an Andover lake without a licence.

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 13:03:47 +0000
UPDATE: Block of flats targeted in suspected arson attack in Andover this morning
MORE details have been released about a suspected arson attack on block of flats in Andover this morning.

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 15:07:57 +0000
Arrest after teenager's jaw broken in attack
AN EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD has been arrested after a boy was attacked and had his jaw broken.

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 17:36:01 +0000
Lifelong Andover resident slams town centre food court plans
A LIFELONG Andover resident has described possible plans for a shopping centre food court as “nonsense”, claiming the town needs a better retail offering first.

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 12:53:29 +0000
Suspected arson in Andover this morning
POLICE are investigating a suspected arson in Andover this morning.

Sat, 05 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0000
Andover lorry driver lives out his childhood dream by driving the world's most famous festive truck
A LUCKY Andover trucker has lived out a childhood dream by becoming the first member of the public to drive the famous Coca-Cola Christmas truck.

Sat, 05 Dec 2015 16:39:29 +0000
Police appeal for information after 'large amount' of paintball equipment stolen
POLICE are carrying out an investigation after a 'large amount' of paintball equipment was stolen from a site near Andover.

Sat, 05 Dec 2015 14:43:25 +0000
Andover mum named one of Britain's best
AN ANDOVER mum has been crowned one of the best in Britain.

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:54:25 +0000
Man caught drink driving in Test Valley following anonymous tip-off
A MAN has been caught drinking driving in Test Valley following an anonymous tip-off.

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 09:32:50 +0000
110 jobs axed at defence systems firm
AROUND 110 jobs are set to be axed as a long-standing Test Valley firm announces its imminent closure.

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:03:02 +0000
Police appeal after attempted 'angle grinder break-in' at recycling plant
POLICE are appealing for information after a burglar attempted to use an angle grinder to break-in to a metal recycling facility in Test Valley.

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:00:15 +0000
WEATHER WARNING: Hampshire to be battered by more heavy winds this weekend
HAMPSHIRE is bracing itself to be battered by yet more heavy winds over the weekend.

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:43:22 +0000
Rail fares to rise again
RAIL fares will rise by an average of 1.1 per cent next year, rail industry body the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has announced.

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:35:14 +0000
Signalling problem causing 'significant' delays to Hampshire rail services
SIGNALLING problems are causing chaos for thousands of rail passengers this morning.

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:28:41 +0000
Chantry Centre's food court plan revealed
AMBITIOUS plans for a multifloor food court in the town centre are being floated to national restaurant chains, The Andover Advertiser can exclusively reveal.

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:21:14 +0000
Andover teen becomes World Taekwon-Do champion
AN ANDOVER teenager has been crowned a world champion at Taekwon-Do.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 18:00:03 +0000
UPDATE: Woman arrested following Test Valley hit-and-run which left young woman fighting for her life
AN 18-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a hit-and-run in Test Valley yesterday.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:41:51 +0000
Changes being made at hospital following watchdog report
A HOSPITAL chief has claimed improvements are “already being made” to Andover War Memorial Hospital following criticism by a health watchdog.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:58:58 +0000
Warning on fake lottery winners
A COMMUNITY-minded Andover couple are warning people about the dangers of postal scams after receiving a phoney lottery winner letter in the post.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:54:47 +0000
Two killed in Hampshire motorway crash
TWO people were killed last night after a horror crash on a Hampshire motorway.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:32:22 +0000
Hit-and-run in Test Valley leaves young woman fighting for life
A woman is fighting for her life after being knocked down in a hit and run.

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:23:02 +0000
Work on couple's new conservatory left them in 'hell'
A LUDGERSHALL resident says that she has been left unable to sleep in her bedroom for months after a workman failed to finish work to her conservatory.

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:24:37 +0000
Festive shoppers given free hour's parking
ANDOVER shoppers will have longer to stock up on their festive goodies and tantalising treats this Christmas, as Test Valley Borough Council is set to offer one hour’s free parking this December.

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:02:54 +0000
Support needed to stop youth suicides
A YOUNG Andover man, who has lost five friends to suicide in under five years, has issued a rallying cry to get more mental health services brought to the town.