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Temporary Ice Rink Plans for Basingstoke

Council-owned land around Basingstoke that could be big enough for a temporary ice rink has been identified for further discussion with councillors. Next Wednesday (19 June) Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s Community, Environment and Partnerships...

NHS Health Check: Do You Know Your Numbers?

As part of the NHS nationwide Health Check campaign to make people aware of a host of potential health problems, has commissioned a video to coincide with Men’s Health Week (June 10-16) in a...
Mark Watson at the Lights in Andover

Marc Watson Entertains Andover at The Lights

Another great comedy coup for The Lights!  Mark Watson to visit on Saturday, 29 June Cluster-bombed with yoghurt on 'Taskmaster', half-killed on 'Bear Grylls' Celebrity Island', Watson returns to what he's best at: being indoors. Inspired...
Creed Cross at The Lights

Creed Cross Returns to The Lights in Andover

Creeds Cross is back at The Lights on 21 June with their blistering new show, FiddleAnjo For one night only the incredible Creeds Cross are returning to the venue, performing all the huge Celtic hits...

Penton Park Hosts Unique Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Event!

A group of ladies will shortly be undertaking one of the most courageous walks of their lives at local stately home Penton Park, in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA)....

Residents’ views sought on tough decisions for balancing the budget

Hampshire County Council launches a survey at midday today, to ask people for their views on options to help the Authority to prepare its budgets for April 2021 and beyond. By planning ahead like this and the through the careful use...
Broadband fibre cable

Broadband boost for rural Hampshire

New Government funding has been announced to help businesses and residents in some of the hardest-to-reach places in Hampshire get access to the latest broadband technology through a Rural Gigabit Voucher Scheme. Internet speeds offered...

Andover Woman Heads to Glastonbury to with Water Aid

Siân, a Professional Development Officer from Andover is packing her wellies and heading to Glastonbury Festival as a volunteer with international charity WaterAid to refresh thirsty revellers while raising awareness of the millions of...

Putting equestrian access and safety back on the radar

Hampshire County Council has backed new guidance created by the Hampshire Countryside Access Forum which puts equestrian safety, and access to public rights of way, at the forefront of developer’s minds. Executive Member for Countryside...

New domestic abuse service across Hampshire supports the whole family

A domestic abuse support service aimed at victims, their children and those who are being abusive launches on 4 June 2019, providing crisis accommodation and community-based support to break the cycle of abuse for...

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Travellers Picket Twenty

Travellers arrive outside Picket Twenty

Picket Twenty has again been targeted by travellers setting up camp. The group of travellers arrived outside the Picket Twenty exit on the A3093 roundabout...
Andover Free WiFi Town Centre

Andover Town BID WiFi Scheme Opens for Tender

Andover Town BID have opened the doors to those wishing to tender for a contract to provide free Wi-Fi in Andover Town Centre. Andover BID...
Lidl Andover new store

Its a Lidl Bit Special in Andover’s New Store

Andover and Villages visited the new Lidl Store this weekend situated on the Columbus Quarter on Walworth Industrial Estate, neighbouring Starbucks and Greggs. The new...
Mike Bushhell Perform on Strictly Come Dancing

Local Mike is Strictly Dad Dancing Favourite

Local Man and BBC presenter Mike Bushell is set to put on his dancing shoes this weekend to start his campaign to win the...