Crime

Police advise public following purse thefts in Andover

Andover Police are issuing crime prevention advice following a number of purse and handbag thefts in Andover. Police have received reports of four incidents recently where purses were stolen from shoppers’ handbags. The thefts took place on...

Elderly couple conned out of £7,500

Hampshire Police are issuing a scam warning after a couple in Andover attempted to withdraw more than £40,000 from their bank. They had been called by a man who claimed to be a detective in the...
Action fraud issues warning of fraudulent scams from HMRC

Action fraud issues warning of fraudulent scams from HMRC

A recent increase of scammers has been noticed by Action Fraud, reports suggest that the fraudsters are pretending to be HM & Revenue with malicious calls, voicemails, text messages, and emails to a large number...

Former school coach charged with 24 child sex offences

A local coach appeared in court earlier today (Thursday 7th of March) in Basingstoke Magistrates' Court and charged with non-recent child sex offences following an investigation by Hampshire Constabulary Marmion Team. Philip Banning, 68, of...

Andover Fly Tipper Caught on Camera

A man who was caught on CCTV dumping garden waste near the Jungle Jungle soft play facility in Andover in June 2018 has pleaded guilty to fly-tipping. Frederick Fields of Blendon Drive, Andover, was ordered...
Man assaulted in Tidworth

Winchester man given CBO following “abusive behaviour”

A man from Winchester has been jailed for 12 weeks after abusing members of the public in Winchester. James Anthony aged 31, of Christchurch Road, Winchester appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Tuesday 22 January. Mr Anthony...

Man hit with £1,000 fine following household waste dumping

A local to Stockbridge has been ordered to pay under £1,000 following the dumping of several sacks of waste along a country lane in Broughton. Mark Cooper, of Lockerley, dumped the bags of waste in...

Andover motorcyclist sentenced following killing of pedestrian

Darren Lampard has been sentenced to 20-months in prison, suspended for 12 months, he was sentenced for killing a pedestrian by careless driving. William Hatherall, 48, was struck in New Street in Andover, Hampshire, on...

Stannah wife spared jail after motorcyclist death

Stannah Stairlifts managing director's wife has been spared jail time for killing a motorcyclist without due care and attention, after dropping her kids off at school in her Land Rover Discovery at a 'dangerous...
Police looking for suspects of criminal damage case

CCTV: Police looking for suspects of criminal damage case

Do you know this person? Police would like to speak to them after a spare of criminal damage in the Black Dam area of Basingstoke last week. Between January 1 and 4 several cars have had...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Café owners collect council grant

The founders of an American-themed café in the centre of Andover have collected their first £500 cash boost thanks to a £1,000 Independent Retailer...
A33 reopened collision

Police ask for witnesses following fatal collision on A33 near Micheldever

A 63-year-old woman from Basingstoke has died following a fatal collision with two cars on the A33 southbound this morning. Hampshire Police are now asking...
Andover Town Football Club

Andover Town Football Club prepares to start busy season

Andover Town Football Club is starting to prepare for their busy season starting in August, with almost 15 games against neighbouring teams, such as...
A33 reopened collision

Road reopened following ‘serious’ two-car collision

Hampshire Police were dealing with a serious car collision earlier today on the A33 southbound at Micheldever and has now reopened. "The dual-carriageway is closed...