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Wednesday 18th March 2020

17.21 – All UK Schools will close on Friday until further notice.

15.00 – All schools in Wales and Scotland to close until further notice.

12.00 – Finkley Down Farm announces that they will be closing the farm to the public from 6pm today and until further notice.

11.50 – The World Health Organisation releases full list of COVID-19 symptoms – have you got it?

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11.37 – Canta Gelato are open as usual for business.

11.15 – The Long Overdue Theatre cancels all classes until further notice.

11.01 – Glastonbury Festival is cancelled due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak

10.16 – Filming of Eastenders Suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

10.04 – Tapnell Farm Park close until further notice owing to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

09.30 – Andover BID invoice struggling town centre businesses for their annual levy charge.

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Andover Tesco Coronavirus Panic Buying08.00 – Tesco has changed their opening times to 6am-10pm. Queues of people were waiting for the doors to open for the Tesco Extra store in Andover at 6am this morning.

07.30 – Iceland in Andover will be open from 9am-11am just for the elderly to do their shopping.

07.00 – McDonald’s announces that they will no longer facilitate seated dining in their restaurants. They will be providing takeaway and drive-thru facilities.

06.43 – The Hare and Hounds in Charlton Down are open for business as usual.

05.47 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Tuesday 17th March 2020

17.51 – Thruxton Church suspends all services until further notice.

17.51 – The Anvil and The Haymarket Theatre have announced that they will be closed to the public until further notice. They remind ticket buyers that they are a charity and ask that anyone having bought tickets consider donating their ticket cost to them rather than seeking a refund.

17.48 – The Buddha Chinese Restaurant has announced that they are now closed to seated dining but will continue to provide a takeaway service.

17.26 – Winchester Science Centre have announced that they will be closed from Mon-Fri until Thursday 2nd April 2020. Evening events for this time have also been cancelled.

17.20 – Wyke Down Car Boot Sale have announced that they will delay the start of their boot sales that were due to start this Sunday 22nd March 2020.

17.00 – Whitchurch Primary School has announced that school will be closed for Reception and Year 1 from Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice.

16.55 – Cameo Nightclub have announced that they will remain open as normal.

16.49 – Cafe Bridge in Andover announce that they are closed to members of the public until further notice.

15.28 – NHS England postpone all non-urgent operations in England from 15th April 2020 to free up 30,000 beds.

15.25 – St Mary Bourne Village Centre announces it will be closed until further notice.

14.50 – Public Health England says that the amount of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen by 407 in the last 24 hours, taking the total of confirmed cases to 1,950.

14.45 – St James Church in Ludgershall have announced that they will not be holding their services for the foreseeable future due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

14.25 – The Red Lion in Overton has confirmed they are open as usual.

14.11 – Hampshire Fire and Rescue have suspended all non-essential activities such as school visits and charity car washes.

14.00 – Thyme and Tides Deli in Stockbridge have cancelled Thursday’s supper club. All other services are open as normal with a takeaway option in operation.

13.58 – Finkley Down Farm announce that they are open as normal.

13.56 – Andover Young Carers have suspended all clubs and school visits until further notice, their bungalow will not be open for meetings. The team are working on a ‘virtual bungalow’ for their young carers.

13.51 – The Lights announce that they will be postponing all shows until 10th April 2020 amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and the advice from the Prime Minister.

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13.16 – The Lights announce that the ‘Give Blood’ event in the arena will go ahead this afternoon (17th March 2020).

13.09 – White Hart Hotel in Bridge Street Andover announce that they have made care packages for the elderly and vulnerable, each pack contains hot chocolate, biscuits, Rice Krispies, UHT milk, coffee, tea, sugar and sweeteners. Free to collect to deliver to the needy.

12.46 – Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has advised Britons to avoid all non-essential travel for 30 days.

12.44 – Euro 2020 postponed until next summer.

12.12 – The Mayfly in Stockbridge is open as usual.

12.08 – Test Valley School close to Years 8 and 9 for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week (18th-20th March 2020).

12.06 – The George Inn, St Mary Bourne have cancelled their open mic night tonight (17th March 2020) and their St Patricks Day meal event. They are open as usual other than this.

12.01 – Chilbolton Post Office and Stores have closed their tea room for all food and drink but will be providing takeaway. The shop and post office are open as usual.

11.20 – Testbourne School in Whitchurch closes the school to all year 8 students from Wednesday 18th March 2020 because of staff shortages owing to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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11.15 – The Fox Inn Tangley and The Greyhound in Broughton are open as normal. The team will be implementing a takeaway menu in the next few days.

11.12 – The White Hart in Bridge Street Andover are open as usual.

11.09 – The Royal Oak in Goodworth Clatford are open as normal. Quiz night will be on as normal Wednesday and they are planning on Mother’s Day going ahead too. New takeaway menu being published today.

10.42 – The Royal Oak in Charlton are open as usual.

10.39 – Weyhill Car Boot Sale have announced that they will be postponing the start of their boot sales.

10.35 – Woolton Hill Village Market on 28th March 2020 has been cancelled.

10.34 – The Foresters Pub in Andover are open as usual.

10.33 – Salisbury Playhouse and Salisbury Arts Centre CANCEL all performances due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

10.28 – Kingsclere Community Library will close from Tuesday 17th March 2020 due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

10.23 – Choices Hire Services are operating on limited hours, visitors are being limited and MUST ring first on 01264 365697 or the mobile 07971063593 or email via usual contact.

10.21 – Longparish Little School cancels the Mother’s Day event and the Easter Concert, they also remind parents to keep their children off school if they have a new persistent cough or a temperature. They remain open unless the government tells them otherwise or if staff levels fall below a safe ratio.

10.07 – Marwell Zoo announces that it is open as normal.

10.03 – Arbory Residential Home remind everyone that they are not allowed visitors due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), but would love everyone to write to them to brighten their day.

10.03 – Baby Sensory & Toddler Sense Andover have decided to close until further notice due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

09.40 – The Boot Inn, Shipton Bellinger will remain open and would like to remind customers that they offer a takeaway service.

09.31 – Fancy Nails in Union Street will be closed from Sunday 22nd March for ten days due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

09.15 – Andover Town band have suspended all rehearsals and public events.

09.11 – Picket Twenty Community Association have temporarily closed their toddler and youth groups due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). All private hire bookings will be going ahead at present.

09.00 – Andover repair Cafe won’t be operating on Saturday 21st March 2020 due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

08.58 – The Chestnut Tree have cancelled their live music event advertised for 21st March 2020.

08.55 – Canto Gelato is open for business as usual.

08.52 – Phonics with Robot Reg have postponed all classes due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

08.20 – Starbucks Drive-Thru closed due to technical fault.

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08.00 – Tesco Extra Andover is already busy with queues down the aisles and shelves mainly empty. No toilet rolls, fresh chicken is running low, limited handwash.

06.57 – Whitchurch Baptist Church have announced they have cancelled all church activities, including the Members Meeting and Sunday’s All-Age Service.

06.55 – Saint Joseph’s Catholic School in Salisbury has told parents to keep children home in years 9 and 10 due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

06.51 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Monday 16th March 2020

21.25 – Ofsted pauses all inspection activity amid coronavirus outbreak.

21.23 – England Netball suspends all netball activity across England.

21.20 – Augusta Park Community Centre cancels all bookings until the end of April due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). This includes Coyote Fit Club and the Frozen 2 workshop.

21.13 – Andover Gym Club and Charlton Rocks Cheer announce they will close until further notice due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

20.56 – Girlguiding UK has taken the decision to suspend Girlguiding meeting with immediate effect owing to the PM’s advice today.

20.27 – Andover Friday darts league has been suspended 19th April 2020.

20.24 – The Station Inn intends to stay open as usual, but has cancelled the band for this weekend.

20.15 – Stockbridge Community Market announce that they will suspend the market for an indefinite period.

20.11 – Frankies Fun Factorybin Romsey announce that they will be operating as usual.

20.00 – The Lion in Clanville announce they are operating as normal but will be operating a takeout menu from 17th March 2020.

19.58 – The Lights theatre in Andover say they will make an announcement as to their position tomorrow (17th March 2020).

19.52 – Caffrey’s Gym announces that following the PM’s advice, they will close for the next few days while they consider their options.

19.46 – The Artizans in Overton announce that they are closing their store because of the PM’s announcement today. After a week they will reopen their online shop and will be operating online only for the foreseeable future. ‘People first, always.’

19.40 – Watership Down Inn will be open as usual, but with a limited menu.

19.38 – The George in Vernham Dean will remain open, but will be making homemade soup and a homemade meal daily that will be available for home delivery to those in isolation.

19.26 – James’s Palace announces that it will close for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). They will however be open tomorrow (Tuesday 17th March 2020).

19.18 – Plaza Theatre Romsey cancels the run of ‘Silly Cow’ that was due to start on 17th March 2020.

19.03 – The Crown in Kingsclere announce that they will remain open.

19.01 – The Anton Arms announces that live music from ‘No Way Out’ on Saturday night has been cancelled following the PM’s advice.

18.54 – Winton Community Academy announce that School is open as normal, all trips up to Easter have been cancelled and options evening next week has been cancelled.

18.51 – The White Hart in Whitchurch announces that they will remain open.

18.46 – The Tea Cosy in Hurstbourne Tarrant announce that they will remain open.

18.25 – The Queen Charlotte announce that they will remain open. Management are also involved in the Andover Self Isolation group and are offering for self isolators to visit the pub to fill in a contact form.

18.24 – The New Enham Club have cancelled all of their planned music nights and are looking at the viability of remaining open.

17.30 – Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announces that the public should avoid pubs, restaurants, theatres, non-essential contact and non-essential travel. He goes on to say that households that have one person with either a new cough or a high temperature must isolate for 14 days.

15.01 – Andover Riding for the Disabled have made the difficult decision to cease all activities and suspend riding and events for the immediate future due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Andover RDA will keep everyone informed of any developments moving forward.

14.34 – Whitchurch Primary School have cancelled or postponed all school trips and events until further notice.

14.28 – Andover’s Chatty Cafe has been cancelled until further notice because of COVID-19 (coronavirus)

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14.01 – Public Health England release information that 1543 people are infected in the UK with 35 dead.

12.10 – The BBC suspend the new TV Licence charges for over 75’s until August 2020 because of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

12.07 – Brighton University has suspended all lesson for one week because of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The University will switch to online lessons from 23rd March 2020.

11.42 – The Lion, Clanville have cancelled tonight’s quiz night because of COVID-19. They are open as usual for drinkers and diners.

9.50 – Anton Vets It is with considerable regret that we have decided to cancel this Spring’s tortoise party.

Given the current Covid-19 risks and considering Government advice it seems sensible not to gather everyone on a single day.

However, we will still be offering our normal Spring checks at the clinic at normal Tortoise Party rates. These will be held until May 15th

We are really sorry to cancel this event and hope that we will see everyone for the Sleepover event in Autumn (October 10th) when we will belatedly celebrate our 10th anniversary.

Thank you for your understanding

9.42 – Thruxton Village have cancelled ‘Tash Fest’ – a yearly fundraising fete in the village.

9.10 – All local businesses are updating their social media pages to ask customers to not come in if they are feeling unwell or displaying any of the symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus)

9.00 – Lots going on in the area, with many things being cancelled and/or postponed, keep coming back to see the latest details.

7.15 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Thursday 12th March 2020

17.20 – The Prime Minister has confirmed that the UK has now entered the ‘delay’ phase of the plan to tackle COVID-19.

16.19 – John Hanson School has cancelled face to face parents evening because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Parents evening will now be conducted via email.

16.00 – Two more people in the UK have died after being confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Both patients died in London hospitals, one was 89 years old and the other was 60 years old, both had underlying health conditions.

14.00 – Public Health England update that confirmed cases of COVID-19 have risen to 590, 134 more cases in the last 24 hours.

7.30 – The UK wakes to news that the USA has halted all flights for 30 days into the country from Europe, but have not included the UK or Ireland in the ban.

07.15 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Wednesday 11th March 2020

20.08 – Two more people in the UK have died after being confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

14.00 – Public Health England update that confirmed cases of COVID-19 have risen to 456, a staggering 83 more cases in the last 24 hours.

07.38 – Man City vs Arsenal match has been postponed as Arsenal players go into self-isolation.

07.30 – The country is waking up to the news that the UK’s Health Minister, Nadine Dorries has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) and is self-isolating.

07.15 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Tuesday 10th March 2020

17.21 – Italy confirms that 168 people have died there in one day.

14.12 – The Castle Practice in Ludgershall has closed for 24 hours for a deep clean after a patient attended the surgery showing signs of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The case is as yet unconfirmed, the surgery has closed for deep cleaning as a precaution and will reopen tomorrow morning.

14.00 – Public Health England announces that there are now 373 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the UK, an increase of 54 cases in 24 hours. Over 26,200 people in the UK have so far been tested for the virus.

13.48 – NHS England have confirmed a sixth person has died after testing positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). The man who was in his early 80’s was being cared for at Watford General Hospital, the hospital report that he had underlying health conditions.

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11.33 – Foxcotte Vets inform customers, “if you’re coughing/sneezing/feeling under the weather please consider whether you NEED to come in for routine appointments. Feel free to contact the team to discuss if it is safe to postpone your appointment until a later date”

8.00 – Spoof Andover Hospital Twitter Account is closed down by Twitter.

07.15 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Monday 9th March 2020

16.58 – Prime Minister, Boris Johnson says that containing COVID-19 is “extremely unlikely to work on its own.” He indicates Britain is preparing to move to the next phase (delay) in its response to the coronavirus outbreak.

15.38 – Health secretary, Matt Hancock announces a fourth person has died after contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus). The patient, who was being treated at the Royal Wolverhampton Hospital, was in their seventies and had underlying health conditions. It appears the virus was acquired in the UK and full contact tracing has begun.

15.29 – Saturday’s Six Nations rugby match between Ireland and France has been postponed.

15.00 – Balksbury School write to parents explaining that the conflicting information given to different schools on how to handle the situation over a confirmed case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) mixing with families at Andover Leisure Centre, was ‘unacceptable’.

14.34 – Public Health England confirm 6 of the new 46 cases are in Hampshire.

14.00 – Public Health England announces that there are now 319 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the UK, an increase of 46 cases in 24 hours. Nearly 25,000 people have so far been tested for the virus.

12.49 – The Lights Theatre announce that whilst they are monitoring government advice, their schedule will continue as planned. They confirm that The Long Overdue Theatre School performance for tonight has however been cancelled.

12.10 – Andover Leisure Centre announces that it will reopen at 12.30 pm today (Monday 9th March 2020) after completing a deep clean.

12.04 – Reports received that students from Queen Mary’s College in Basingstoke have been sent home after showing flu-like symptoms.

12.00 – Andover BID Manager Steve Godwin says Andover Town Centre is open as usual, and that no one should be panic buying, but if you do decide to panic buy, to use one of the town centre shops to do it in.

12.00 – Farleigh School and Roslyn Swimming School CANCEL all swimming lessons due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the Andover area. Farleigh School say this is a precaution to safeguard the school community. Roslyn Swimming School say that this will be for an indefinite period of time.

11.36 – Tidworth Town Council request that anyone visiting them ensure that they follow the measures set out on the NHS website surrounding hygiene and do not visit if they are returning visitors from a list of countries.

11.28 – A staff member at Southampton University Hospital has tested positive for COVID-18 (coronavirus). The staff member is self-isolating as are any patients and staff that came into contact with them.

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11.17 – The Long Overdue theatre school show, tonight at the lights, is to be postponed until further notice due to the CoronaVirus in Andover.

Having spoken to the official helpline and The Lights, the safest option is to not run the show tonight. While this is devastating for the children, and us, a number of children have been told to go into self isolation and therefore the show wouldn’t be the amazing show we had worked so hard on.

We will come back with more info shortly. But wanted to let you know as soon as possible and know you will all support this decision which is out of our hands.

10.40 – Andover Schools give out conflicting advice regarding self-isolation following the news of a confirmed case of COVID-19 visiting Andover Leisure Centre at the weekend.

10.02 – Tillydown Butchers has asked customers to use the hand sanitiser stations which they have placed at the gatehouse and the shop.

09.00 – Talking Heads Hairdressers on Weyhill Road asks customers if they have symptoms of flu, have been anywhere or have been in contact with someone who is displaying signs of Coronavirus, to contact them before attending the salon.

08.00 – Choices Hire Services ask that customers use the hand sanitiser they have provided before entering their premises, they ask that anyone suffering from any symptoms of respiratory infection refrain from visiting their premises.

07.18 – Figures released last night (Sunday 8th March 2020) indicate that there are eight cases of confirmed COVID-19 in the Hampshire area.

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07.15 – Good morning and welcome to today’s LIVE updates covering the coronavirus updates from the Andover & Villages area.

Sunday 8th March 2020

22.38 – Tutti Frutti asks customers if they have symptoms of flu, have been anywhere or have been in contact with someone who is displaying signs of Coronavirus, to contact them before attending the salon.

22.36 – Burnley’s Bridal request that customers do not request an appointment if they have the slightest signs or symptoms of flu or have been anywhere or had contact with someone who is presenting with symptoms.

22.00 – The headteacher from an Andover school has sent out an email to parents requesting that they keep their children home from school tomorrow (Monday 9th March 2020) if they had visited the Andover Leisure Centre yesterday (Saturday 7th Match). Conflicting advice from 111 and Public Health England has been given to headteachers, staff and parents about what to do if families were at Andover Leisure Centre at the same time as the confirmed case of coronavirus yesterday (Saturday 7th March 2020).

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21.40 – The Salon asks customers if they have symptoms of flu, have been anywhere or have been in contact with someone who is displaying signs of Coronavirus, to contact them before attending the salon.

21.30 – A man in his 60’s with ‘significant’ underlying health problems has become the third person to die in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus, the man was being treated at North Manchester Hospital after contracting the virus in Italy.

20.15 – Members of the public who were at Andover Leisure Centre at the same time as the confirmed case of Coronavirus have been told to self-isolate by 111.

20.11 – Bourne Valley Beauty asks clients to let them know prior to attending any appointments if they have any symptoms or have been to any known affected areas.

20.11 – Andover Leisure Centre update their social media to confirm the earlier statement on their website and to say they will be closed for the minimum of 24 hours for a deep clean.

19.51 – Salon 73 asks customers if they have symptoms of flu, have been anywhere or have been in contact with someone who is displaying signs of Coronavirus, to contact the salon before attending the salon.

19.17 – Endeavour School advises parents that if their child has attended Andover Leisure Centre this weekend, feels unwell and is displaying any symptoms, not to come into school and phone 111 for advice.

19.01 – Andover Gymnastics Club ask that members who have any flu like symptoms to refrain from training.

18.03 – Finkley Down Farm Nursery advise parents that if their child attended Andover Leisure Centre this weekend and are displaying any of the symptoms of coronavirus, they must stay away from the nursery and contact 111 for advice.

17.52 – Longparish little School advise parents that if their children have been to Andover Leisure Centre this weekend, to stay home and phone 111 for advice.

16.30 – Harrow Way School tell parents that if they or students have attended Andover Leisure Centre this weekend and have any of the identified symptoms to stay off school and contact 111.

16.30 – Winton Community Academy advise parents that if their child attended Andover Leisure Centre this weekend and are displaying any of the symptoms of coronavirus, they must stay off school and contact 111 for advice.

14.55 Andover CofE school advise parents that if their children have attended Andover Leisure Centre and have Coronavirus symptoms, not to come into school and to phone 111 for advice.

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14.32 – Box Andover announce that due to the confirmed COVID-19 case at Andover Leisure Centre, that they will no longer be allowing members to use community boxing gloves.

14.22 – Andover Leisure Centre announces that a man who visited the centre has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and they are set to close for at least 24 hours for a deep cleanse.

Peter Symonds College in Wyke, Winchester announce to parents and students that a student had been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus. The student in question and anyone who has been in contact with him is told to self-isolate.

14.12 – Public Health England release today’s confirmed cases number as 273, an increase from 209 yesterday.

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