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Andover foodbank thanks the public as hundreds donate

Andover Foodbank has received hundreds of parcels this Christmas season to deliver to nearly 1,000 children and adults in need this Christmas. A total of 835 Christmas parcel boxes were given out to partnering agencies and...

Enham Trust Kitchen Receives Community Grant

A project that helps provide independent living skills to disabled people has been given a £1,000 boost. Andover’s Enham Trust has been awarded the funds through a Test Valley Borough Council Councillor Community Grant....

Chief Constable to Fall 10,000ft for the Fallen this Weekend

Chief Constable Kier Pritchard will be falling for the fallen this weekend as he completes a skydive in aid of Alabaré’s Homes for Veterans. On 10 November, Kier will be one of 100 people skydiving...
Foodbank Benefits from £25,000 Funding

Foodbank Benefits from £25,000 Funding

Andover Foodbank will now be able to support more people in need after receiving thousands of pounds from Test Valley Borough Council. Councillors from Andover wards selected the foodbank as part of the Council’s Community...
Leading Charity Leader Shortlisted for CEO Award

Leading Charity Leader Shortlisted for CEO Award

Heath Gunn, Chief Executive of leading disability charity Enham Trust has been shortlisted in the CEO Today Awards, United Kingdom 2018. The awards organised by CEO Today magazine recognises strong, innovative and forward-thinking leadership...
Pride of Andover Awards Nominations 2018

Last Chance to Nominate for Pride of Andover Awards 2018

Now is your last chance to nominate for the Pride of Andover Awards 2018, as this year’s nomination period draws to a close, officially ending on Friday 31st August. Sponsored by passionate local businesses keen...
Stowaway Baby Pigeons Found on Royal Navy Warship

Stowaway Baby Pigeons Found on Royal Navy Warship

Two pigeon chicks found in a hidden nest on HMS Queen Elizabeth have been rescued and safely transported by the Royal Navy to the RSPCA’s West Hatch Wildlife Centre in Taunton, Somerset. The chicks -...

Get knitting to help unwanted cats stay cosy this autumn

Knitters are being asked to help unwanted cats and kittens this autumn by making homemade blankets and mouse toys for Cats Protection. The UK’s largest cat charity will be launching its annual Knitting Bee appeal...
Bake Off Competition

Star Bakers Sought for Bake Off Competition

Baking enthusiasts are being invited to take part in this year’s Great Enham Trust Bake Off! The campaign launching this month, inspired by the popular Great British Bake-Off calls baking and cake lovers to come...
Andover Friends Donation Andover Hospital

Andover Friends Donation Boosts Service at Andover Hospital

THANKS to a generous donation from The Friends of Andover War Memorial Hospital, patients being treated in Andover now have a specialised form of ultrasound scanning on their doorstep. The new musculoskeletal probe is a...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Local landmark ‘Del boy’ on the run

Last week, a landmark owned by the Weyhill Car Boot Sale was vandalised, however, owners Nigel and Graham had something humorous to say about...

Hampshire air ambulance launches new initiative to battle mental health issues

Hampshire and Isle Of Wight Air Ambulance also known as (HIOWAA) this week launched a new initiative.  The initiative will give the team's doctors, paramedics...

New mayor excited to sit new role in Test Valley

Councillor Martin Hatley has been elected as the borough’s new mayor at a full Test Valley Borough Council meeting. Councillor Hatley has held the role...

Andover Ocado staff at risk of redundancy 3 months after fire

Staff located at Andover's online supermarket Ocado site are at risk of a mass redundancy. Out of 850 staff employed at the Andover warehouse, 400...