Charity

44% of Homeless Families in the South East are in Work

Forty-four percent of homeless families trapped in temporary accommodation in the South East are actually working, according to new research released by Shelter’s social housing commission. Based on freedom of information requests, the exclusive analysis...

Enham Trust Teams Up with Andover Businesses for Quiz Night

Leading Hampshire-based disability charity Enham Trust has teamed up with several Andover businesses and business groups to host a quiz night on 20th November. Held in the Andover Masonic Hall and sponsored by...

Local Social Enterprise Expands Offerings

Local Social Enterprise, Enham Third Party Logistic (3PL), has expanded its offering to businesses in the area, by taking delivery of 2 new machines; a cardboard box maker and shrink-wrapper. The machines, received just last...

Shocking Report Released by SSAFA

A major research report, The Nation’s Duty: challenging society’s disservice to a new generation of veterans, is published today by SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. The report is based on an extensive survey of more...

Students Celebrate Everyday Heroes at Leavers Service

Year six Church of England Primary school students attended a day of workshops and a leavers’ services at Winchester Cathedral to celebrate as they prepare to move on to secondary school. Ahead of the leavers’...

Enham Way Opens Up Access to Andover

The Mayor of Test Valley, Cllr Iris Andersen officially opened Enham Trust’s latest venture with Test Valley Borough Council – the Enham Way – in a public ceremony on 18th July. The ceremony, which...

Sparsholt Agriculture Students Conquer Annual Charity Ploughathon

Students from Sparsholt College successfully ploughed through the day and night completing their annual 24 Hour Ploughathon this December. The student team operated tractors and ploughs, non stop. The Agriculture Department students raised well...

Make it your Business to Visit Andover High Street on Friday

Don’t miss the Andover Business Fair on Friday 24 June from 10am to 4pm in Andover High Street. The fair is designed to help local non-High Street based companies showcase their work to a...

Take Your Dog to Work Day

Every dog lover knows that having your favourite pooch beside you lifts your spirits and generally puts you in a better mood. With their cute looks and fun antics, it’s no surprise that we...

Kit Malthouse visits Veterans in Action

Kit Malthouse, conservative parliamentary candidate for North West Hants, visited local charity Veterans in Action at their Redenham Park HQ near Andover today. VIA was founded seven years ago by Bill MacLeod, himself a...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

A303 roadworks

Southern Roadworks for around Hampshire 20/09/19

The following list of roadworks and disruptions for A34, A303, M4, A404, M4 and M27 is corrected as of Friday, 20th of September, but...
International Furniture Kevin Farrer Takes on BID in Court

Revolt Against Andover BID Continues in Court

The revolt against Andover BID (Business Investment District) continued yesterday in Basingstoke Magistrates Court (19th September 2019). Kevin Farrer, owner of International Furniture in Black...
Louis Tanner Andover

Young boy, 14, missing from Andover

A family are appealing to find a 14-year-old boy missing from Andover today. Louis Tanner was last seen at his address at around 3.30pm today...
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson reportedly in Andover area this afternoon

Boris Johnson, PM, is reportedly making an appearance in the Andover area. Andover and Villages will be keeping you up-to-date with all the news regarding...