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soldier silhouette vandalised and decapitated

Last month many gathered to publicly place the silhouettes in memory of the fallen soldier of World war One. This one in Central Park was horribly targeted and decapitated. The silhouette was created and was placed...

Notorious fly-tipper receives £2000 fine for hand-bag and mattress dumping

An ANDOVER woman has been ordered to pay almost £2,000 after dumping a mattress and other waste in King Arthur’s Way. Donna Ryall was successfully prosecuted by the Test Valley Borough Council following her dumping of...

Woman punched in stomach near Anton Lakes

Andover Police are carrying on investigations into an incident which took place near Anton Lakes. The 25-year-old woman was punched in the stomach and had her ID wallet snapped in half. The woman was walking...

Probe launched after boy, 14, was robbed in day-light

Police have launched an appeal for information following a robbery which occurred in Tidworth earlier this week. At approximately 5.10pm on Monday, 25th February, a 14-year-old was walking along Pennings road when he was approached...

Reading Man Jailed for Death of St Mary Bourne Teenager

A man has been sentenced to one year and 8 months in prison after pleading guilty to causing the death by careless driving of a 16-year-old boy. Mohammed ZAMAN, 32, from Wimbourne Gardens, Reading pleaded...
Andover police hunt for intruder

Man, 25, given 22 month sentence following assaulting police officer

A man from Collingbourne Kingston has appeared in court today following an assault on a Police Officer in Tidworth. A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to 22 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to assaulting a...

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,...

Man jailed for six years after he robbed a shop wearing a gas mask

William John Campbell, aged 32, of Kerry Close, Chandler’s Ford has been jailed for six years after he pleaded guilty to robbing the Co-op store on Passfield Avenue in Eastleigh in September 2018. Campbell tried...

Six arrested on immigration charges after HGV search

Fire crews from around Hampshire including Basingstoke, Whitchurch and Overton were called to a scene on Newbury Road in Whitchurch at around 3 am this morning (Tuesday) to assist police over reports of hazardous...

Police hunt for suspected sex toy criminal

A local Andover man was seen on CCTV in the local shop My Amazing Fantasy in Western Road at 2.33pm on Monday, 31st December. He proceeded to steal multiple sex toys. Police have been informed and...

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Probe launched following attempted fraud in Micheldever

Do you recognise this man? We would like to speak to him in connection with an attempted fraud at a service station in Micheldever. A...

BREXIT: Great British Pound falls ahead of Brexit deal advice

The GBP fell sharply after the government's senior law officer said the legal risk of the being 'tied' to the EU rules after Brexit remains 'unchanged' According...

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...