Crime

Whitchurch man avoids jail following possession of incident images

Whitchurch man avoids jail following possession of indecent images

David Treble, of the Knowlings, has pleaded guilty to possession of indecent images of a child and attempting to communicate with a person under the age of 16 at Basingstoke Magistrate court. Last week, on...
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...
Kitchen knife found on teenager in Andover

Kitchen knife found on teenager, 15, at Andover train station

The BTP (British Transport Police) had stopped and searched a 15-year-old boy, of no fixed abode. Arresting him in the early hours of yesterday (January 9th) The 15-year-old teenager was also arrested on suspicion to supply...

Police investigate late-night gang attack in Andover

Police are investigating a late-night attack that took place last week on Saturday, 16th February, in Andover. A car was blocked by three men near the Cameo night club the passenger proceeded to get out...

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...

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...

Elderly woman, 80, conned out of £1k by ‘tradesmen’

An elderly woman aged 80 has been scammed out of £1,000 by a doorstep trader. The elderly woman was approached by 'Tree and Garden Services' and subsequently wished for her patio to be re-laid. A man...

Police launch investigation into hit-and-run collision

Officers are appealing for information after a vehicle failed to stop following a collision in Braishfield. The incident happened on Furzedown Road between Kings Somborne and Braisfield at around 1.50pm on Wednesday, 27 February. The collision...
Andover police

Police issue advice after woman, 89, taken advantage of in theft

Policer are sharing tips to individuals in Andover to share after a distraction theft with their friends and family. It took place sometime in the Admirals Way region of 9.50am to 10.15am on Monday 2...

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...

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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...
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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...