Crime

Second late-night garden equipment robbery of £15k

Expensive garden equipment was stolen from Andover Garden Machinery on Salisbury Road earlier this week equating to around £15,000. The perpetrators got away with various gardening equipment ranging from leaf blowers, hedge cutters, chainsaws and...

Devastating ten thousand pound theft at Andover’s much loved charity

Enham Trust, a local charity that supports people with disabilities, had its gardening equipment stolen by heartless thieves on Thursday 28th March 2019. Staff were called at around midnight and alerted to the break-in, it...

Cautions handed out following targeted police patrol

A group of men were given cautions for possessing cannabis during a 'targeted police patrol' in Ludgershall late last week. The police officers carried out the patrol in the town on Friday evening to tackle...

Victim, 50, robbed in late-night attack in Andover

POLICE are investigating a robbery that took place late last night at around 11.00pm (Thursday, 21 March) The victim, a 50-year-old man, was assaulted by two men while walking in Goch way, Andover, it's unclear...

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 10.30pm. The 66 year-old-man was attacked in Admirals Way Park on...

Suspected drug dealer and knife-wielder arrested in crackdown

This week police across the country have been cracking down on knife-crime following the spike in London over the last weeks. Hampshire Constabulary executed a search warrant in Livia Close, Andover yesterday, Thursday, 14th March,...

Fine for local woman who fly-tipped

A local Andover woman has admitted to dumping a tent, bathroom shelves, a case full of paperwork and other general waste in Launcelot Close after an investigation from Test Valley Borough Council. Jitladda Saunders illegally...

Local taxi driver fined for misuse of contract

A taxi driver has been ordered to pay more than £700 in court after failing to provide his records. Amine Achboun, of Amesbury, was a licensed driver with Test Valley Borough Council working for an operator...

Police continue to search for taxi shooter

Police are continuing to search for a missing 26-year-old after a shooting in Woolwich, London. The 26-year-old Kevin Zebo also known as Ouuraga Kevin Zebo had been linked in connection with a shooting which took...

Police investigate attempted robbery in Andover

Hampshire Constabulary are keen to hear from people who may have information about an attempted robbery in Andover. It took place around 2.30pm on Wednesday 6 March in the Quiksilver Way area of the town. The...

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...