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Foodbank Benefits from £25,000 Funding

Foodbank Benefits from £25,000 Funding

Andover Foodbank will now be able to support more people in need after receiving thousands of pounds from Test Valley Borough Council. Councillors from Andover wards selected the foodbank as part of the Council’s Community...
Leading Charity Leader Shortlisted for CEO Award

Leading Charity Leader Shortlisted for CEO Award

Heath Gunn, Chief Executive of leading disability charity Enham Trust has been shortlisted in the CEO Today Awards, United Kingdom 2018. The awards organised by CEO Today magazine recognises strong, innovative and forward-thinking leadership...
Pride of Andover Awards Nominations 2018

Last Chance to Nominate for Pride of Andover Awards 2018

Now is your last chance to nominate for the Pride of Andover Awards 2018, as this year’s nomination period draws to a close, officially ending on Friday 31st August. Sponsored by passionate local businesses keen...
Stowaway Baby Pigeons Found on Royal Navy Warship

Stowaway Baby Pigeons Found on Royal Navy Warship

Two pigeon chicks found in a hidden nest on HMS Queen Elizabeth have been rescued and safely transported by the Royal Navy to the RSPCA’s West Hatch Wildlife Centre in Taunton, Somerset. The chicks -...

Get knitting to help unwanted cats stay cosy this autumn

Knitters are being asked to help unwanted cats and kittens this autumn by making homemade blankets and mouse toys for Cats Protection. The UK’s largest cat charity will be launching its annual Knitting Bee appeal...
Bake Off Competition

Star Bakers Sought for Bake Off Competition

Baking enthusiasts are being invited to take part in this year’s Great Enham Trust Bake Off! The campaign launching this month, inspired by the popular Great British Bake-Off calls baking and cake lovers to come...
Andover Friends Donation Andover Hospital

Andover Friends Donation Boosts Service at Andover Hospital

THANKS to a generous donation from The Friends of Andover War Memorial Hospital, patients being treated in Andover now have a specialised form of ultrasound scanning on their doorstep. The new musculoskeletal probe is a...

Look Before you Lock to Protect Curious Kitties

A plea for the public to check their sheds and garages for cats has been issued following a rise in the number of missing felines this summer. Cats Protection is asking people to ‘look before...

Stag Saved from Swimming Pool

Two RSPCA officers saved the life of a stricken deer who’d fallen into a swimming pool in Hampshire during the heatwave. An Ibsley resident called the animal welfare charity on Friday morning (3 August) after...

HIOWAA Respond to 8000th Mission

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance have flown to their 8,000th mission. The crew who responded to the milestone mission on Wednesday evening (1st August) were Dr Liz Shewry, Specialist Critical Care paramedics, Mike...

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Police launch probe into late-night attack of man, 66, in Andover

Police are appealing for information regarding an investigation into an attack that took place on Friday, 22nd of February. The incident took place at around...
Missing 21-year-old found

Police appeal for missing 21-year-old woman

FOUND: 21-year-old found 'safe and well' Andover Police are searching for an Andover girl, Samantha Riley, 21, she was last seen at Andover town centre...

Council clean-up of A303 and A34 laybys

On 19 February, the council’s contractor, Forest Traffic Services, commenced its annual clean-up of the A303 and A34 verges, laybys and slip roads within...