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Prepared to be Bowled Over by Andover’s Breakers

Breakers Community Interest Company finally opens its doors to the public on Friday 21st November 2014. Coinciding with The Christmas Lights Switch On, Breakers will be carrying on the fun from the Andover...

Four Products Join the Steve’s Leaves Family

The Steve’s Leaves family is growing! Like you, we love exploring new flavours so we’re really excited to introduce you to our two newest discoveries: the uniquely mild Confetti Coriander, and the gloriously colourful...

Every Body Active Comes Top of The Class

A highly successful physical activity referral scheme run by Valley Leisure in the Test Valley has gained national recognition from the British Heart Foundation. The Every Body Active programme which helps local people deal...

E Coli Salad Leaves Claim Two Lives

Public Health England (PHE) have warned consumers to thoroughly wash mixed salad leaves, after an outbreak of E coli food poisoning which has claimed the lives of two people in the UK, and infected...

Julie Makes Mama Ruth’s Easter Biscuits

Julie Few saw Mama Ruth's Easter Biscuit recipe on the Andover & Villages website and decided to make a batch of the biscuits with her daughter, Olivia. Julie said, "Thank you Ruth for your...

Baby Boomers are Best Hagglers

New research finds that the art of haggling face-to-face is a skill of the older generations with younger cohorts lacking the confidence to barter on the high-street. However, the study from TopCashback.co.uk, the UK’s...

Food for Thought Drawing Competition

Creative children in the borough have until Friday, 9 June to submit entries into a drawing competition and win the chance to see their design displayed on a waste collection vehicle. With figures showing...

Lady Does Lunch at the White Horse Thruxton

{igallery id=334|cid=73|pid=1|type=category|children=0|addlinks=0|tags=|limit=40} I have been desperate to get out to The White Horse in Thruxton for lunch for some time, after hearing that the food was great. I also did a little stint as...

Chocolate or Real Eggs?

According to latest research, eggs have much to be ‘egg-static’ about this Easter, as a third (31%)of Brits admit they prefer to reach for traditional soft boiled eggs over their chocolate equivalents. Results of...

Scarlet Soho: ‘Hit The Floor – Favourites And Rarities’ Album 25.10.13

SCARLET SOHO: 'HIT THE FLOOR - FAVORITES AND RARITIES' ALBUM 25.10.13 Prior to the release of their as yet unnamed, third album, Scarlet Soho were approached by US electro label A Different Drum with the opportunity to introduce...

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Storm Gareth hits Andover with 40mph winds and strong rain

Andover and it's surrounding villages has been battered with wind and strong rain following a weather warning from the Met Office yesterday. The forecaster had...

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...

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...