Charity

Andover Enham Trust Gala Evening

Andover-based disability charity, Enham Trust, is inviting dignitaries, supporters and the general public to their fundraising Gala Evening on Friday 1st March at a historic country house, Penton Park. The evening is to celebrate the...

SWEP unleashed for anyone sleeping rough in Test Valley

Test Valley Borough Council have announced that their Severe Weather Emergency Protocol is been put in place following harsh weather in the Test Valley. Anyone sleeping rough can benefit from the special arrangements This protocol is triggered...

Andover foodbank thanks the public as hundreds donate

Andover Foodbank has received hundreds of parcels this Christmas season to deliver to nearly 1,000 children and adults in need this Christmas. A total of 835 Christmas parcel boxes were given out to partnering agencies and...

Enham Trust Kitchen Receives Community Grant

A project that helps provide independent living skills to disabled people has been given a £1,000 boost. Andover’s Enham Trust has been awarded the funds through a Test Valley Borough Council Councillor Community Grant....

Chief Constable to Fall 10,000ft for the Fallen this Weekend

Chief Constable Kier Pritchard will be falling for the fallen this weekend as he completes a skydive in aid of Alabaré’s Homes for Veterans. On 10 November, Kier will be one of 100 people skydiving...
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...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Public artwork unveiled in Augusta Park

On a gloriously sunny Monday, 15 July, the Augusta Park Community Centre was host to the unveiling of two new public artworks for Augusta...
A303 roadworks

A34, A404, M4 and Southern Roadworks 22/07/19

The following list of roadworks and disruptions for A34, A303, M4, A404, M4 and M27 is corrected as of Friday, 19th July, but could...

Bosc monitor lizard found after search warrant for drugs in Andover

Andover Police had an expected surprised when issuing a search warrant today, Thursday, 18th July, after finding a Savmon lizard under a sofa following...

A303 eastbound delays as emergency services deal with collision

Emergency services are on the scene of an RTI (Road traffic incident) on the A303 eastbound today, Thursday, 18th July. Lane One is blocked between...