Charity

Runners brave the heat to raise over £11,000 for Enham

Eight determined individuals took part in the widely anticipated London Marathon on Sunday 22nd March in aid of leading Hampshire-based disability charity Enham Trust. Taking on the challenging 26 mile-long route through the capital city...
Andover War Memorial 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...

Spring has well and truly sprung at Enham Trust’s charity shop

Leading disability charity Enham Trust, based in Enham Alamein near Andover, has this week welcomed The Worshipful the Mayor of Test Valley, Cllr Karen Hamilton, to their charity shop & café. The visit, which marks...

Pilot Powers through 50 mile cross-country run for Air Ambulance Charities

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) and Thames Valley Air Ambulance (TVAA) pilot, Marcus Doyle, ran 50 miles cross-country on Saturday 9th June to raise money for both charities. Marcus set off from...
Andover unity mobility

Charity donations lead to new mobility equipment for Unity

Unity 'Mobility' has announced the delivery of four state-of-the-art pieces of equipment for their Mobility service at the Andover Bus Station. The Andover based organisation provides a range of equipment for Shopmobility customers but offers the...

BP Rolls top up Andover Festival of Motoring Charity Fund

BP Rolls Automotive have made a donation to the Andover Festival of Motoring, to top up the funds raised by the event in September last year. The event attracted over 5000 visitors and saw...

Hampshire Tops Dumped Pets Stats

The RSPCA is urging struggling owners in Hampshire not to dump pets as it received more than 10,000 calls nationally about abandoned animals in just three months last summer. The charity is braced for a...

Edwards Lifesciences Donates $5000 to Enham Trust

Global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, Edwards Lifesciences, has recently donated $5000 to leading disability charity Enham Trust’s accessible bike initiative. The initiative, identified as an opportunity in...

Unity Rotation a Great Success

In recent weeks, Unity – Putting Unity in the Community, has promoted a fortnight of fun and frolicks with volunteers and staff who were busy selling donated items in the Rotations Charity Shop, Whitchurch. This...

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

Tesco Petrol Station no Longer 24 Hours

Andover's Tesco Extra petrol station has stopped operating for 24 hours a day. The station is closed in the evenings until after 6am in the...
Fire in Whitchurch

Fire at Kings Arms Pub resolved

A fire broke out in Whitchurch, Hampshire in The Kings Arms Pub located opposite the Whitchurch Fire Station. Initially, four pumps were in attendance along...

A303 Road Rage Killer Guilty of Manslaughter

A motorist who killed a man after hitting him with his car on the A303 in Wiltshire has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Tarkan Agca, aged...
winter gritters ready for new year

Gritter Garbo Gutted in Council Road Wars

Local residents in Shipton Bellinger were pleased to observe a Hampshire County Council gritter spreading the icy Bulford Road at 6.30am this morning (4th...